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Matchroom Boxing sign Olympian captain Fowler who is set to feature in Brooks box office blockbuster

Anthony Fowler signs professional deal with Matchroom Boxing. Photo Credit: Mark Robinson

Olympic captain Anthony Fowler has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing. Fowler captained the Great Britain team at the 2016 Rio Olympics where he was the Middleweight representative. The 2014 Commonwealth gold medal man and six-time ABA champion will kick-off life in the paid ranks on the undercard of the monster Welterweight battle between IBF World champion Kell Brook and his fearsome unbeaten mandatory Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on May 27, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Liverpool ace, cousin of Anfield legend Robbie, will train alongside Merseryside hero Tony Bellew under trainer Dave Coldwell, ...

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AIBA launches Year of Africa initiative to increase education & participation

AIBA launches the 2017 AIBA Year of Africa on March 16th in South Africa, a continent-wide program with a direct reach of more than 750,000 people across 12 regional Hubs through initiatives including the HeadsUp Truck, AIBA’s new GlovesUp gateway into boxing and 4,835 certified course places, set to initiate a 250% increase in the number of certified Coaches, R&Js and technical staff and herald in a new era in which African boxing can thrive

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NYPD Luck of the Irish tournament set for March 16th at Resorts in Queens

Join Resorts World Casino New York City for NYPD Boxing Team’s “The Luck of the Irish” boxing tournament at the largest event space in Queens – the casino’s very own Central Park event space – next week on Thursday, March 16 at 8 p.m. “The Luck of The Irish” will benefit the Atlas Cops & Kids Foundation, which offers free boxing gyms to police officers and local children.

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WSB week 5 results: Colombia scores surprising win over Cuba

Colombia Heroicos halt the Cuba Domadores with tremendous turnaround to earn 3-2 win in Cartagena The Colombia Heroicos continued their explosive start to World Series of Boxing with a third straight win of Season VII on Friday night in Cartagena. Heroicos have impressed in the early stages of their debut WSB campaign, but never more so than in this stirring comeback from 2-0 down against last season’s champions Cuba Domadores, which always had the potential to go down as one of the best matches in the history of the competition.

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