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Usyk KOs Bellew in 8th round, retains cruiserweight titles
MANCHESTER, England (AP) Undisputed world cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk successfully defended his four belts and sent Tony Bellew into retirement by knocking out the British fighter in the eighth round in Manchester on Saturday.
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Column: Mayweather takes a hit for The Money Team
It looked like easy money, and there''s no one more qualified to judge that then the founder and titular head of The Money Team.
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Soon-to-be-retired Bellew eyes perfect farewell against Usyk
In Oleksandr Usyk, boxing has a rising, unbeaten star ready to further shake up a revitalized heavyweight division.
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No deal: Mayweather says he never agreed to bout in Japan
TOKYO (AP) Floyd Mayweather has called off his bout with Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa and says he was ''''blindsided'''' by promoters of the proposed New Year''s Eve event.
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Mayweather to fight Japanese kickboxer Nasukawa in December
TOKYO (AP) Floyd Mayweather is planning on fighting Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on Dec. 31 in Saitama, north of Tokyo.
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Burnett carried out of ring after hurting hip vs Donaire
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Ryan Burnett needed oxygen after being carried out of the ring with an apparent hip injury in his World Boxing Super Series bantamweight quarterfinal against Nonito Donaire on Saturday.
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Rakhimov elected to run amateur boxing despite IOC criticism
MOSCOW (AP) An Uzbek businessman who has been accused of ties to organized crime was elected president of the amateur boxing association on Saturday, putting the sport on a collision course with the International Olympic Committee.
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Rakhimov dealt blow before amateur boxing presidential vote
MOSCOW (AP) The amateur boxing federation struck down a proposed amendment on Friday that would have allowed the body''s president to take an extended leave of absence, dealing a blow to the interim leader''s election campaign.
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AIBA candidate Rakhimov hints at stepping aside
MOSCOW (AP) The leading candidate to run the amateur boxing association hinted Friday he will take a leave of absence if elected to calm tensions with the International Olympic Committee.
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Underdog candidate fights for boxing''s Olympic future
MOSCOW (AP) With boxing''s Olympic future on the line, Serik Konakbayev will fight to save his sport.
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez Boxing Odds
This Saturday Sergey Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) defends his WBO light heavyweight title against Eleider Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) in the first professional boxing match at Etess Arena at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.
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Lucas Matthysse vs. Manny Pacquiao Boxing Odds
Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) will battle Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 36 KOs) on July 14 in Malaysia. This will be Pacquiao's first fight since his controversial decision loss to Jeff Horn in July of last year.
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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin Boxing Odds
Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) clashes with Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) in a rematch from their fight last year, which was ruled a controversial draw.