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Skipp Scott’s team filing protest over stoppage loss to Gerald Washington

Hall of Fame Trainer Jessie Reid and promoter Kerry Daigle of Keeppunching Entertainment say the California Boxing Commission has a clear duty to correct the mistake made by referee Lou Moret in the Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott vs. Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington fight, held on Thursday, April 3, at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California.

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Boxing News 24 gets ridiculous with Klitschko ducking Haye claims

Where are the Editorial Standards of Today’s Boxing Sites? In a recent article by Rob Blakeman, boxing website Boxing News 24 posited the theory that former WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko might have retired so as to duck David Haye. Yes, you read that right, and it wasn’t in a satirical context either. Someone actually proposed that Dr. Ironfist vacated his championship so as to not have to fight David Haye, and got it published on a major boxing news website.

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Video: Adrien Broner interview, speaks on loss, rematch with Maidana & more

Adrien Broner was in attendance at Saturday night’s Lamont Peterson vs. Dierry Jean Showtime card in Washington DC. Brian Kenny interviewed Broner, who talked on a range of subjects, including his belief that he’s the closest thing to Floyd Mayweather, his desire to have his rematch with Marcos Maidana, and more, as well as some explanations for his leaving the ring after the fight, and some of his other actions. Take a look at the Broner video interview here to see what he had to say. Also, find some select quotes of the Broner interview below.

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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. must knock out Bryan Vera in rematch

Choice of Texas for Chavez Jr vs. Vera Rematch Stinks Already: Once upon a time, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. was derided as the paper contender whose success was due entirely to the luster and connections offered by his family name. Starting in 2011, Chavez, Jr. started doing the lifting necessary to build a new reputation as a serious, hard-fisted contender. He beat Sebastian Zbik, Peter Manfredo, Marco Antonio Rubio, and Andy Lee in straight sets. All four were fringe contenders, but in beating four such individuals a row justly established Chavez as a solid world class middleweight.

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Open letter to the WBC: Stiverne vs. Arreola II is a joke

Dear President Jose Sulaiman, The news that your organization, the World Boxing Council, will pit Bermane Stiverne against Chris Arreola for the title vacated by Vitali Klitschko’s retirement was greeted by a mixture of dismay and disinterest by boxing fans around the world. The idea of a Stiverne vs. Arreola rematch bores literally all fight fans, as it is entirely unnecessary in the wake of the April fight that saw Stiverne decisively beat Arreola on points. At the same time, the keener observers of the sport can only groan or sigh at Arreola remaining the WBC’s #2 heavyweight after losing ...

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Fantasy fight fun: Mayweather vs. Broner, Klitschko vs. Klitschko & Roach vs. Ariza

Discussing the Best “Never Gonna Happen” Boxing Matches: It’s that special time of the year in boxing when there’s just about nothing going on. It’s actually not special at all, come to think about it. The big fights are about to kick back in within a few weeks, but over the holidays much of the sport takes a hiatus. Here at ProBoxing-Fans.com, we’ve already gone through all of our 2013 boxing awards, so what else are we supposed to talk about until the fights recommence for the year?

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