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All articles by Eric Armit
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Thu, 28 Jan 2021
Three time Olympic gold medal winner László Papp of Hungary.
Back in March 1946 Winston Churchill made his famous speech in Fulton, Missouri in which he coined the phrase Iron Curtain to describe the hegemony of Eastern E
The Past Week in Action: Fulton, Aleem Win Belts
Mon, 25 Jan 2021
-Stephen Fulton wins the WBO super bantamweight title with unanimous points victory over champion Angelo Leo
-Raeese Aleem scores four knockdowns and stops Vic Pasillas in the eleventh round to collect the v
To Those Who Dared To Be Different: The History of Southpaw Boxers
Tue, 05 Jan 2021
The need to conform can be a strong driver in people. Those that do not conform are often perceived as different- a threat- and have faced prejudice and pressure to change their ways to “fit in.” If they don’t fit in then
Quirino Garcia - A Loser Who Broke the Mould
Sun, 03 Jan 2021
Boxing needs many things. It need promoters, managers, trainers and of course boxers. Big names, big winners, big earners. Boxers whose ring walks are accompanied by flashing lights and a cacophony of ear
The Past Week in Action 21 December 2020: Canelo, Golovkin, Ramirez Register Wins in Busy Yearend Fights (Part I)
Tue, 22 Dec 2020
- Saul Alvarez becomes a four-division champion with wide unanimous decision over Callum Smith to unify the WBA and WBC titles
- Gennady Golovkin returns to action and retains the IBF and IBO middleweight
The Past Week in Action 21 December 2020: Canelo, Golovkin, Ramirez Register Wins in Busy Yearend Fights (Part II)
Tue, 22 Dec 2020
Marcial (L) wins pro debut against Whitfield.
16 December (continued)
Los Angeles, CA, USA: Welter: Eimantas Stanionis (12-0) W TKO 9 Janer Gonzalez (19-4-1). Middle: Eumir Marcial (1-0) W PTS 4 Andre
The Past Week in Action 14 December 2020: Joshua Stops Pulev Paving the Way for Fury Fight
Tue, 15 Dec 2020
-Anthony Joshua retains the IBF/WBA/WBO/IBO titles with ninth round kayo of Kubrat Pulev
-Chris Colbert retains the WBA interim super featherweight title with stoppage of Jaime Arboleda
The Past Week in Action 7 December 2020: Spence Jr Returns with Dominant Victory Over Danny Garcia
Tue, 08 Dec 2020
-Errol Spence outpoints Danny Garcia to retain the IBF and WBC welterweight titles
-Eduardo Ramirez, Sebastian Fundora and Josesito Lopes score inside the distance wins on the undercard
Billy Joe Saund
The Past Week in Action 30 November 2020: Wanheng's Longest Unbeaten Record Falls
Tue, 01 Dec 2020
Wanheng (L) loses to Pradabsri in Thailand.
- Petchmanee (Panya Pradabsri) snaps the 54-bout unbeaten run of Wanheng (Chayaphon Moonsri) to win the WBC minimumweight title.
-Joe Joyce wins the battle of B
The Past Week in Action 23 November 2020: Fortuna Earns a Shot at Haney
Tue, 24 Nov 2020
Fortuna stops Lozada.
-Javier Fortuna stops Antonio Lozada as he waits for a shot at the WBC lightweight title
-Former light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud returns with a win
-Conor Benn outpo