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Tyrone Woodley replaces Tommy Fury in Jake Paul fight in Tampa

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TAMPA, Fla. — YouTube star-turned-prizefighter Jake Paul has a new opponent for his boxing match Dec. 18 at Amalie Arena.

Former UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley, who lost to Paul via split decision in August, will step in for a rematch of what was Woodley’s first-ever boxing match.

Tommy Fury was originally scheduled to face Paul, who...Read more

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Boxer Gervonta Davis unfazed by new opponent in world lightweight title bout: 'You have to be ready for anything'

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BALTIMORE — Baltimore boxer Gervonta “Tank” Davis will continue his path to superstardom on Sunday when he faces Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz for the World Boxing Association lightweight title at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Davis, who was originally set to fight the hard-hitting Rolando Romero before Romero was pulled from the fight ...Read more

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Dylan Hernández: A weighty decision looms for Canelo Álvarez after latest triumph

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What Canelo Álvarez did Saturday night was the equivalent of cutting down a redwood tree with a steak knife.

His technical knockout of an opponent of Caleb Plant's size was evidence of his extraordinary finishing ability. At the same time, the fact he required more than 10 rounds to stop a fighter with Plant's limitations was an indication he...Read more

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Dylan Hernandez: Canelo Álvarez ready for the most personal fight of his career against Caleb Plant

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LAS VEGAS — Cash cows are generally treated as if they are sacred cows in boxing, which made how Caleb Plant addressed Canelo Álvarez noteworthy.

Plant called him a drug cheat.

The accusation led to an exchange of open-handed slaps at a news conference in Beverly Hills six weeks ago, the lingering animosity explaining why organizers kept ...Read more



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