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Kamegai praises Cotto after defeat

On Saturday night, Puerto Rican great, Miguel Cotto decisively defeated Japan’s Yoshihiro Kamegai for the vacant WBO title, at the StubHub Center, in Carson, California. Cotto, 36, who won his sixth world title of his career and plans to retire at the end of the year, had to deal with plenty of pressure from his opponent early on but was able to step up and was victorious by unanimous decision. Cotto had respect for Kamegai and knew his opponent wasn’t going to go down easily. “It was a tough fight, but we did what we came here to do,” Cotto said. ...

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Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn – Fight Prediction

The old saying as we age is “like fine wine, you get better with time”, a narrative that is consistently challenged in sports. In sports we have the saying that father time is undefeated, which has been challenged many times, however the majority of time father time has lived up to its reputation. Of course in the NBA Kobe Bryant retired after dropping 60 points in his final game, however that season was statistically his worse. An even better example is NFL legend Peyton Manning who retired after he won the Super bowl, however like Kobe his final season was ...

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Pacquiao aiming for rematch with Mayweather according to trainer

WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao takes on Jeff Horn this weekend in Brisbane, Australia and hopes to knock out the Australian in order to set up a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr, according to trainer, Freddie Roach. Pacquiao, 38, was defeated by Mayweather back in Las Vegas, 2015 by a unanimous decision and the Filipino would take the chance of a rematch if it was offered. “If there’s a chance, why not? I’m willing,” Pacquiao told Yahoo Sports.  “But let’s focus first for this fight. We don’t want to underestimate … Horn, thinking about another fight. This fight is not ...

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Quigg vs Simion clash in IBF World title eliminator

Scott Quigg vs Viorel Simion

Scott Quigg takes on Viorel Simion on Saturday night in the undercard to Anthony Joshua MBE and Wladimir Klitschko’s title clash and the fight has been announced as an IBF World Fetherweight eliminator, at Wembley Stadium on the 29th April, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The former Super – Bantam Weight champion who has moved up to Featherweight returns to the UK with new trainer, Freddie Roach and the fight now has more bearing against the Romanian following the IBF’s move to make this clash an eliminator. Quigg, from Bury, is ranked 5th in the IBF whilst opponent Simion sits ...

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Scott Quigg now training with Freddie Roach

Credit: Matt Donovan - Matchroom Boxing

Scott Quigg has teamed up with new trainer Freddie Roach and will train at the famous Wild Card gym in Los Angeles. The former WBA Super-Bantamweight World champion and current WBA Featherweight International title holder made the decision after consultation with old trainer Joe Gallagher and both parties have agreed to part company on amicable terms.

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