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USA boxing’s opening round match-ups at 2015 World Boxing Championships

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The official AIBA Elite Men’s World Championships tournament draw took place this afternoon at the Ezdan Hotel in Doha, Qatar. All of the competitors had to make their assigned weight at the general weigh-in earlier on Monday to secure their place in the event. More than 240 boxers were entered in to the tournament draw, which dictated the journey to a world title and Olympic berth for all of the athletes from across the globe.

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Freddie Roach: Viktor Postol’s KO win over Lucas Matthysse one of the greatest wins of my career

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To the Viktor belong the spoils. The boxing world went Postol on Saturday night as “The Iceman” (28-0, 12 KOs) from Kiev, Ukraine put his stamp on the boxing landscape scoring a 10th-round knockout victory over Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) to capture the vacant WBC 140 lbs. title. Postol and Matthysse fought in front of a standing room only crowd of 7,025 fight fans at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The fight was televised live as the main event of HBO Boxing After Dark.

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Sean Dodd to face Scotty Cardle Nov 7th in Liverpool

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Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd will challenge Scotty Cardle for the British Lightweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 7. Dodd earned his shot at the unbeaten Lytham St Annes champion with a gutsy win over Gary Buckland at the Liverpool Olympia in September, stepping in at late notice to replace Cardle against the Welshman and outpointed the former two-weight British champion over ten tough rounds on Merseyside.

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Video: Full Road to Golovkin-Lemieux preview show; plus HBO to re-air Golovkin-Monroe & Lemieux-Rosado

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Leading up to the highly anticipated world middleweight title showdown between Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux – set for Saturday, October 17 and presented live by HBO Pay-Per-View – HBO Sports will present the exclusive replay of two hard-hitting encounters that highlight the remarkable skill and power of these ring warriors.

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Demetrius Andrade ready for long-awaited return, Hank Lundy added to Oct 17th card

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All undefeated junior middleweight Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs) has ever wanted to do since he first laced up a pair of gloves as a kid is to box and that’s why, after a 16-month stretch of inactivity, totally unrelated to injury, the 2008 U.S. Olympian is returning to the ring October 17 to headline a non-televised show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

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