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Super middleweight world titleholder James DeGale and featherweight titlist Lee Selby will both defend their belts on the same card on Dec. 9 at the Copper Box Arena in London, promoter Frank Warren announced on Wednesday. The opponents for both men are slated to be announced at a news conference on Monday. DeGale, a 31-year-old
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TOKYO — Japanese boxer Ryota Murata defeated France’s Hassan N’Dam by technical knockout on Sunday to win the WBA “regular” middleweight title. Murata, 13-1, 10 KOs) stopped N’Dam after seven rounds to become the first middleweight champion from Japan in 22 years. Murata dominated the early rounds at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan. He stunned N’Dam (36-3,
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Katie Taylor, the popular two-time Irish Olympian, will get a shot at a women’s lightweight world title. Taylor will challenge Anahi Esther Sanchez for a 135-pound crown on Oct. 28, on the undercard of unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua’s mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. “I’m delighted that the world
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CARSON, Calif. — When Srisaket Sor Rungvisai edged Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez by majority decision March 18 in New York, it was a very controversial decision, with most believing Gonzalez was the rightful winner. But Sor Rungvisai got the nod, claimed a junior bantamweight world title and took Gonzalez’s undefeated record and status as boxing’s pound-for-pound
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LAS VEGAS — Spoiler alert: Conor McGregor is in no jeopardy of missing weight for his highly anticipated boxing match this weekend against Floyd Mayweather. That’s according to McGregor’s longtime nutritionist George Lockhart, who has prepared the UFC champion’s meals throughout his entire fight camp in Las Vegas. Lockhart, a well-known nutritionist in mixed martial
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