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One-on-One with HBO’s Larry Merchant

By: Jerome Souza (@Jerome510) In one of boxing’s busiest and biggest months of the year, FirstClassBoxing.com was able to sit down with ledgendary HBO boxing commentator Larry Merchant and get…

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Haskins Elevated To Full IBF Champ After Caballero Weight Blunder

By Elliot Foster (@FreelanceFoz) Lee Haskins has been elevated to the full IBF bantamweight champion after Randy Caballero failed to make weight for their proposed Las Vegas showdown. The Bristol…

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Rigo Inks RocNation Deal, Is Added To Cotto-Canelo Card

By Elliot Foster (@FreelanceFoz) Guillermo Rigondeaux is set to return sooner than expected after signing a new promotional deal. The former WBA Super and WBO super bantamweight champion will be…

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Lomachenko Show Rolls On With Clinical Win Over Koasicha

By Matt Bevan (@MBevs68) Two-time Olympic gold medalist and WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko retained his title in superb fashion once again, as he was just far too good for…

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Bradley Ruthlessly Reduces Rios to Rubble

By Matt Bevan (@MBevs68) Timothy Bradley retained his WBO welterweight world title by stopping Brandon Rios in the 9th round at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, in…

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Ward Out Of Cotto-Canelo Slot With Injury

By Elliot Foster (@FreelanceFoz) Andre Ward has pulled out of his next fight. The WBA Super super middleweight champion had been set to make his light heavyweight debut in the…

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Crawford Batters Jean, Ready For Pacquiao

By Paul Webb (@Paul_FCBoxing) In front of over 11,000 partisan hometown fans Terence Crawford (27-0, 19KOs) put on another excellent performance dropping Dierry Jean (29-2, 20KOs) three times on the way…

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Golovkin Beats, Stops Lemieux At MSG, Unifies Middleweight Belts

By Elliot Foster (@FreelanceFoz) Gennady Golovkin staked his claim to be crowned the pound-for-pound boxing king as he brutally dismantled David Lemieux. The California-based Kazakh retained his middleweight world titles…

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Klitschko-Fury Set For November In Düsseldorf

By Elliot Foster (@FreelanceFoz) Wladimir Klitschko will defend his world titles next month after recovering from injury. The 39-year-old world heavyweight champion will face Tyson Fury at the ESPRIT Arena in…

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Klitschko Given All-Clear For November Fury Clash

By Elliot Foster (@FreelanceFoz) Wladimir Klitschko has been given the green light to fight again next month. The 39-year-old Ukrainian was forced to pull out of his long-awaited world title…