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Audley Harrison has announced his retirement from boxing for a second time due to problems associated with head injuries. The 43-year-old 2000 Olympic super-heavyweight champion has not fought since losing to Deontay Wilder in 2013, after which he announced his retirement. Just 20 days after that fight he reversed his decision and this year had […]

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When NBC and Haymon Boxing announced the new “Premier Boxing Champions” series at a news conference last week in New York, the long-awaited fight between junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and titleholder Lamont Peterson was made official for the second card of the new show: April 11 on NBC in prime time. The assumption by […]

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Former two-weight world champion Ricky Burns has been left with only £228 to his name after his legal battles with Frank Warren. The 31-year-old, who fights in Texas on May 9 against Omar Figueroa, has declared himself bankrupt this week with debts of £419,888 after a courtroom showdown with his former promoter. Warren had claimed […]

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Oscar-winning rapper/songwriter Eminem has revealed the new trailer for the boxing redemption drama Southpaw, from director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, The Equalizer) and starring Academy Award-nominated Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler, Brokeback Mountain). Eminem was originally attached to play the lead in the movie, but despite dropping out of the project he will be providing new music […]

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Last month, former UNC basketball coach Dean Smith passed away. Today, we discovered that in his will, Smith left $200 to every varsity player he ever coached. ESPN’s Darren Rovell says Smith bequeathed almost $40,000 in about180 checks. According to the trustee of the Dean E. Smith revocable trust, each $200 check was to be sent with […]

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