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After former two-division world titleholder Brian Viloria got beaten down in a one-sided ninth-round knockout loss to then-flyweight champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez in October 2015, he took time off to contemplate his ring future. In March, 17 months after that loss, Viloria returned with the goal to get one more world title shot before hanging
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Former unified junior welterweight world titleholder Julius Indongo has signed a promotional agreement with Lou DiBella. Terms were not disclosed for the deal, which was announced on Friday. Indongo (22-1, 11 KOs), 34, of Namibia, said he plans to train in Omaha, Nebraska, hometown of new manager Michael Carter, and fight in the United States.
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Now that 2017 has come and gone — and the 2018 boxing calendar really doesn’t kick in for a couple of weeks more — here’s my view of the most significant stories and events of the past year. Canelo-GGG finally throw down In what was a terrific year for boxing with numerous significant and exciting
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Guillermo Rigondeaux has been stripped of his junior featherweight world title, even though he lost while challenging junior lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko on Dec. 9. Rigondeaux moved up two weight classes for the much-anticipated bout with Lomachenko in New York — the first professional boxing match between two-time Olympic gold medalists. Rigondeaux went into
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