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Late last year, Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Boxing promotional company and the WBC announced that they would team up to stage an eight-man single-elimination tournament in the welterweight division. On Monday, they announced the participants in the Jose Sulaiman World Invitational, named after the late longtime WBC president, and that the first bouts of the
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Though it was not an official elimination fight for a shot at a world title, former welterweight world titleholders Devon Alexander and Victor Ortiz both badly needed a victory against a well-known opponent to have a chance to land another significant fight. Instead they fought to a dubious draw, though Alexander clearly seemed to have
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Feb 17, 2018 Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show MANCHESTER, England — George Groves thoroughly disproved the theory by Chris Eubank Jr. that the WBA super middleweight champion was past his prime by
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