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Gennadiy Golovkin blasts Canelo Alvarez over 'clownish behavior,' feels disrespected by DAZN, Eddie Hearn

Gennadiy Golovkin blasts Canelo Alvarez over ‘clownish behavior,’ feels disrespected by DAZN, Eddie Hearn

Canelo Alvarez barely hid his disdain for rival Gennadiy Golovkin during media tour stops in Los Angeles and New York to promote their Sept. 17 bout for the undisputed super middleweight title at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Alvarez, who got a draw in their first fight in 2017 and won the second in 2018, …

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Cuban boxing star Andy Cruz caught trying to escape island nation

Cuban boxing star Andy Cruz caught trying to escape island nation

Olympic and triple world boxing champion Andy Cruz was caught trying to escape Cuba, the island nation’s boxing federation said on Tuesday, accusing the the fighter of “serious indiscipline”. The Cuban Boxing Federation (FCB) issued a statement on the website of Cuba’s INDER sports institute saying it had been “informed that the athlete Andy Cruz …

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Undisputed crown will prove I'm pound-for-pound boxing king: Inoue

Undisputed crown will prove I’m pound-for-pound boxing king: Inoue

Japan’s Naoya Inoue wants to prove he is worthy of his status as boxing’s new pound-for-pound king, by becoming undisputed bantamweight world champion, the man known as “Monster” said Monday. The ferocious 29-year-old was named The Ring magazine’s new pound-for-pound number one last month after demolishing the great Filipino veteran Nonito Donaire inside two rounds …

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Inoue, Donaire promise repeat of 2019 bantamweight classic

Inoue, Donaire promise repeat of 2019 bantamweight classic

Naoya Inoue and Nonito Donaire produced a stone-cold bantamweight boxing classic when they fought in Japan in 2019, and the pair are promising that more is in store in Tuesday’s much-anticipated sequel. Japan’s “Monster” Inoue and “Filipino Flash” Donaire will meet again in Saitama for a unification bout that sees the unbeaten Inoue’s WBA and …

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