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Jennings vs. Dawejko is in Keeping With The Philly Sports Rebirth

If you remove boxing from the equation, the term “City of Champions,” or at least near-champions, has not really applied to Philadelphia since the magical

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The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part 4, 20-11

I need to talk to you about George Dixon.

I placed him at number four on my featherweight list. He made double-figures for title defenses at this poundage and he conquered many excellent featherweights

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Adrien Broner’s Career Legacy Will Be One of What Could Have Been

“I’m on a different level than him. I’m going to prove it on Saturday. I don’t worry about any of the negativity that surrounds my name. I’m just ready

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Monday Morning Cornermen – Week of April 22

Where’s the beef now, Abel?

You’ve seen the first video, but not the second one. In the first one, Abel Sanchez taunts Canelo Alvarez by eating a steak in front of the camera

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Will There Be a Changing of the Guard?

13,964 fans were at Barclays Center on April 21 to witness what might someday be looked upon as a step toward boxing’s changing of the guard.

Three fights – Gervonta Davis vs. Jesus Cuellar, Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno

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Jennings vs. Dawejko is in Keeping With The Philly Sports Rebirth

If you remove boxing from the equation, the term “City of Champions,” or at least near-champions, has not really applied to Philadelphia since the magical year of 1980, when the Phillies won the World Series over the Kansas City Royals and the other three professional sports franchises all came tantalizingly close to also enjoying the view...

George Dixon

The Fifty Greatest Bantamweights of All Time: Part 4, 20-11

I need to talk to you about George Dixon. I placed him at number four on my featherweight list. He made double-figures for title defenses at this poundage and he conquered many excellent featherweights in what was a stacked era. The weight limit is a confusing issue around this time as the featherweight and bantamweight limits seem almost i...

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Adrien Broner’s Career Legacy Will Be One of What Could Have Been

"I'm on a different level than him. I'm going to prove it on Saturday. I don't worry about any of the negativity that surrounds my name. I'm just ready to go put on a show. I'm taking over this year. It all starts with Jessie Vargas on Saturday night. I'm going to be myself and put on a great show,” said Adrien Broner the day before fighting...

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Monday Morning Cornermen – Week of April 22

In this section of The Sweet Science, we step back and take a critical look at the fights that took place on the previous weekend to create a final wrap-up of all the major boxing events. Follow us every Monday at #MMCatTSS and @TSSboxingnews   We need to talk about Omar Narvaez Well, maybe I am the one who needs to talk about him. As an...

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Will There Be a Changing of the Guard?

13,964 fans were at Barclays Center on April 21 to witness what might someday be looked upon as a step toward boxing’s changing of the guard. Three fights – Gervonta Davis vs. Jesus Cuellar, Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno, and Adrien Broner vs. Jesse Vargas – headlined the show. Davis age 23, has a wealth of talent. He briefly hel...

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Sunday Report Card: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up, April 22

The Sweet Science’s Diego Morilla compiles a full weekend wrap-up of the most relevant boxing events in the worldwide scene with short recaps, links to videos and other articles, and all the info you need to keep up with the week’s most important results. Every fight that matters is right here, in one place, and at one click away. Follow u...

International Weekend

Fast Results – Carl Frampton & Amir Khan Win U.K. Homecomings

On a very busy international weekend for the Sweet Science, popular former two-division world champion Carl Frampton​ paid his immense respect to 35 -year-old Nonito Donaire​ by conclusively defeating the former four-division world champion via unanimous decision on Saturday night at the packed SSE Arena in his hometown of Belfast, Norther...

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Rahkmankulov and Damien Lopez Win at Burbank

In a rare battle between prized prospects Sagadat Rahkmankulov out-dueled Jhon Leon by unanimous decision in a fight much closer and intense than the scores indicated on Friday. Kazakhstan’s Rahkmankulov (2-0), now fighting out of Oxnard, proved to be slightly better than Colombia’s Leon (3-1) in a seesaw skirmish at the Burbank Marriot...

‘Rock’ Rahman and ‘The Rock,’ Marciano, Shared a Common Personality Quir...

In at least one very significant way, two-time former heavyweight champion Hasim “The Rock” Rahman has something in common with his more renowned predecessor upon boxing’s big-man throne, Rocky Marciano. Both held firm to the belief that cash in hand is actual money, but checks, bank drafts and even secured guarantees of future payments ...

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Fight Night Guide – The Ultimate Weekend Preview (April 20 edition)

The Fight Night Guide brings you a brief preview of every upcoming weekend’s most relevant fights compiled by the writing staff of Zona de Boxeo and The Sweet Science, with all the basic information you need to know to check out the action and to know what to expect from every fighter. Follow us every week at #FNG @TSSboxingnews @Morillaboxi...