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British ex-world champion Nigel Benn to make one-off return to ring at 55 in order to gain 'closure'
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British ex-world champion Nigel Benn to make one-off return to ring at 55 in order to gain 'closure'

British former world champion Nigel Benn has announced he will return to boxing for a one-off fight at the age of 55 in order to gain "closure" after struggling with drug abuse and depression earlier in his career.

Vijender Singh set for US debut against Mike Snider; ace Indian boxer confident of knocking American opponent down early
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Vijender Singh set for US debut against Mike Snider; ace Indian boxer confident of knocking American opponent down early

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will be back in action after more than a year when he takes on American Mike Snider in an eight-round super middleweight contest at Newark on Saturday.

Vijender Singh says he won't let trash-talking Ernest Amuzu survive for 10 rounds in double WBO title bout
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Vijender Singh says he won't let trash-talking Ernest Amuzu survive for 10 rounds in double WBO title bout

Does the trash talking ahead of these pro-boxing bouts bother Vijender? "Oh no, not at all," said the Olympic bronze medallist, "I don't get disturbed by such trash talking one bit. They are just tyrying to play with your mind.

Jeffrey Horn sidesteps detractors by saying there will always be the select few against him
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Jeffrey Horn sidesteps detractors by saying there will always be the select few against him

Australia's Jeff Horn brushed aside the outcry against his shock victory over Manny Pacquiao and said he hoped it would help reinvigorate boxing in Australia.

Manny Pacquiao's camp, fans on social media slam judges after loss to Jeffrey Horn
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Manny Pacquiao's camp, fans on social media slam judges after loss to Jeffrey Horn

Broadcaster ESPN said that Pacquiao had landed 182 punches to 82 from the challenger over the 12 rounds in front of more than 51,000 fans in Horn's home town of Brisbane.

Jeffrey Horn stuns Manny Pacquiao to become the new World Boxing Organisation welterweight champion
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Jeffrey Horn stuns Manny Pacquiao to become the new World Boxing Organisation welterweight champion

Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned world champion Manny Pacquiao to win the World Boxing Organisation welterweight crown with a unanimous points decision in Brisbane on Sunday.

Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan agree to face each other for 'super fight' in April
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Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan agree to face each other for 'super fight' in April

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on 23 April after weeks of conflicting reports.

Manny Pacquiao 'feels young', wants Floyd Mayweather rematch
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Manny Pacquiao 'feels young', wants Floyd Mayweather rematch

WBO welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday he felt like a young man in his twenties and would relish another crack at Floyd Mayweather.

Indian Boxing Council to conduct fight nights in India; Guwahati to hold first bout in January 2017
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Indian Boxing Council to conduct fight nights in India; Guwahati to hold first bout in January 2017

Professional boxing body Indian Boxing Council (IBC) will conduct four fight Nights over the next four months starting with Guwahati in January.

Indian Boxing Council inducted into WBO with voting rights
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Indian Boxing Council inducted into WBO with voting rights

The Indian Boxing Council (IBC), a licensing body for the country's professional boxers, has been inducted into the World Boxing Organisation with voting rights in the WBO's annual convention at Puerto Rico.

Canelo Alvarez ends Liam Smith's undefeated run in Super Welterweight world title bout
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Canelo Alvarez ends Liam Smith's undefeated run in Super Welterweight world title bout

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez knocked out previously unbeaten Liam 'Beefy' Smith in the ninth round Saturday to regain a share of the super welterweight world title

Vijender Singh breaks into top ten of WBO rankings thanks to win over Kerry Hope
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Vijender Singh breaks into top ten of WBO rankings thanks to win over Kerry Hope

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh today broke into the World Boxing Organisation's (WBO) rankings at 10th after being crowned its Asia Pacific super middleweight champion in New Delhi last month.