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Tyson Fury heads to Derby to watch brother and cousin in action

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LONDON (24 JULY) Fresh from the announcement of his world heavyweight title shot against Wladimir Klitschko, unbeaten number one contender Tyson Fury will appear at Derby Arena tomorrow night (July 25) to witness both his brother and cousin in action. Hughie, his cousin, takes on durable Brazilian veteran George Arias over a schedule 10 rounds, while Young Fury, his brother, ... Read More »

KLITSCHKO VS. FURY, SATURDAY OCTOBER 24, LIVE ON HBO!!!

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Dusseldorf, Germany (July 24) A press conference was held this past Tuesday at the ESPRIT Arena to formally announce the highly anticipated World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed and long reigning champion Wladimir “Dr. Steelhammer” Klitschko and #1 ranked mandatory challenger Tyson Fury set for Saturday, October 24. The event will be televised in the U.S. live on HBO World Championship ... Read More »

Klitschko signs five fight extension with RTL

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World Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko signed a 5 fight extension with German television network according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. The first fight under the new deal starts with his October 24 defense with Tyson Fury. “My previous contract expired after [the] Jennings fight, so now I have another five-fight deal with RTL. I never thought about the exact time ... Read More »

Hughie Fury: “Tyson loves facing taller fighters – he’s Klitschko’s worst nightmare.

LONDON (17 JULY) Heavyweight prospect Hughie Lewis Fury says his latest training camp has been boosted by news of Tyson Fury’s world heavyweight title shot against Wladimir Klitschko and that he fully expects his cousin to bring the belts back to England when the pair meet on October 24 in Germany. Twenty-year-old Hughie faces durable Brazilian veteran George Arias on ... Read More »

K2 PROMOTIONS AND HENNESSY SPORTS REACH DEAL FOR KLITSCHKO VS. FURY!!!

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Panama City, Panama (July 6, 2015) K2 Promotions and Hennessy Sports reached an agreement today prior to the scheduled World Boxing Association purse bid for the highly anticipated Heavyweight World Championship between long-reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko and #1 ranked challenger Tyson Fury. “We’re very happy to reach an agreement with Hennessy Sports for this great heavyweight title matchup,” said Tom ... Read More »

Klitschko defends Heavyweight crown; decisions Jennings

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Wladimir Klitschko made the 18 consecutive defense of the Heavyweight title (IBF/WBA?/WBO) with a tougher than expect ed 12-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Klitschko won the majority of the rounds by being a bit more active while Jennings tried to grind his way in and having some success with ... Read More »

KLITSCHKO DOCUMENTARY TO AIR ON MSG NETWORK SATURDAY, APRIL 25 IN ADVANCE OF WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT AT MSG

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In preparation for The World Heavyweight Championship: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings tomorrow night, Saturday, April 25 at Madison Square Garden, MSG Network will telecast KLITSCHKO, a documentary featuring World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Wladimir Klitschko and his brother and former Heavyweight Champ Vitali Klitschko. KLITSCHKO introduces viewers to two brothers from Ukraine who went on to become the dominant forces ... Read More »

AGELESS KLITSCHKO READY TO CONTINUE AMAZING JOURNEY AS HE RETURNS TO NEW YORK FOR JENNINGS WORLD TITLE DEFENCE LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (April 24) – Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has recalled his dramatic rise to the top on the eve of his world title defence against undefeated Bryant Jennings. The Ukrainian superstar will make his return to US soil for the first time in seven years when he takes on the slick Philadelphian at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New ... Read More »

SADAM “WORLD KID” ALI FIGHT WEEK THOUGHTS

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NEW YORK (April 23) – Undefeated welterweight star and former 2008 U.S. Olympian, Sadam “World Kid” Ali (21-0, 13 KOs) is getting ready to face Francisco “Chia” Santana (22-3, 11 KOs) as the co-main event for “The Champion Returns” the World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and top-rated challenger Bryant Jennings at “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” ... Read More »

LEGEND KLITSCHKO READY TO DAZZLE IN NEW YORK RETURN AS HE TAKES ON UNDEFEATED JENNINGS LIVE ON BOXNATION THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

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LONDON (23 April) – Heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko says public demand pushed him to return to US soil for the first time in seven years. The undisputed world number one last fought in America back in 2008 when he outpointed sturdy Russian Sultan Ibragimov at the fabled Madison Square Garden in New York. He now returns to ‘The Mecca of ... Read More »

World Championship Boxing returns April 25 from Madison Square Garden

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The world’s premier heavyweight returns to New York for a title showdown when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. BRYANT JENNINGS AND SADAM ALI VS. FRANCISCO SANTANA is seen SATURDAY, APRIL 25 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Madison Square Garden in New York City. The HBO Sports team will call all the action, which will be available in ... Read More »

Camp Notes Bryant Jennings Looking To End Klitschko’s Reign

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HOUSTON, TX (April 9, 2015) – Gary Shaw Productions undefeated heavyweight contender, Bryant “By-By” Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs), is entering the final weeks of training camp in preparation for his upcoming battle with Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 53 KOs). Jennings, who hails from Philadelphia, is looking to end Klitschko’s reign on the heavyweight division. Klitschko vs. Jennings, a 12-round bout for ... Read More »

Camp Notes/ Photos: Francisco Santana Promises Brutal War With Sadam Ali

SANTA BARBARA, CA (April 7, 2015) – Gary Shaw Productions rising star, welterweight Francisco “Chia” Santana (22-3-1, 10 KOs), is riding a 10-fight winning streak going into his highly anticipated clash with undefeated 2008 U.S. Olympian, Sadam “World Kid” Ali (21-0, 13 KOs). Santana gives his thoughts on this match-up, his training camp and fighting at Madison Square Garden on ... Read More »

BOXING LEGEND AND UNDISPUTED HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION KLITSCHKO TO TAKE ON UNDEFEATED JENNINGS LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE ON BOXNATION ON APRIL 25TH

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LONDON (March 27) – BoxNation are delighted to announce they will be screening undisputed heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko’s April 25th fight with leading contender Bryant Jennings live and exclusive. The Ukrainian superstar has enjoyed a 10-year title reign at the top of boxing’s glamour division but will now put his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts on the line ... Read More »

McRae to face unbeaten Charles Martin for NABO Title on Klitschko-Jennings undercard!

Laurel, MD (March 25, 2015) – Heavyweight hopeful Dwayne “Big Ticket” McRae will have the opportunity to move up the rankings when he battles unbeaten and highly touted NABO champion Charles Martin in a ten round championship match Saturday, April 25 at Madison Square Garden. The bout takes place prior to the highly anticipated world heavyweight title fight between unified ... Read More »

Sadam Ali vs. Francisco Santana Sat. April 25 live on HBO World Championship Boxing

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NEW YORK CITY (March 25, 2015) – The undefeated Sadam “World Kid” Ali and fast -punching Francisco “Chia” Santana will face off at “The World’s Most Famous Arena”, Madison Square Garden on Sat. April 25 as the co-feature to “The Champion Returns”, the World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and top-rated challenger Bryant Jennings. The doubleheader will ... Read More »

IN DEMAND FURY WANTS “EASY” KLITSCHKO FIGHT BEFORE SECURING DREAM UNIFICATION BOUT WITH AMERICAN SENSATION WILDER

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LONDON (26 Feb) – Heavyweight division world champion Wladimir Klitschko would be an “easy fight” according to brash-talking Tyson Fury. The Manchester heavyweight takes on the tough Christian Hammer this weekend at the O2 Arena in London, live and exclusive on BoxNation, and has claimed that a matchup with Klitschko would be a straightforward affair. 26-year-old Fury is the mandatory ... Read More »

HBO SPORTS PRESIDENT KEN HERSHMAN TO BE IN ATTENDANCE AT O2 ARENA THIS WEEKEND AS HE EYES UK MEGAFIGHT BETWEEN WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO AND TYSON FURY

LONDON (24 Feb) – Tyson Fury’s chances of facing Wladimir Klitschko in the UK this summer have been handed a major boost with HBO Sports president Ken Hershman set to be in attendance for his fight this Saturday night. Fury, mandatory challenger for Klitschko’s WBO title, takes on the sturdy Christian Hammer this weekend at the O2 Arena, with news ... Read More »

Back in the USA: Klitschko return is real instead of rumor

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By Norm Frauenheim – Wladimir Klitschko’s return to America coincides with talks that are holding a sport hostage all over again. The heavyweight’s April 25 bout with Bryant Jennings at New York’s Madison Square Garden arrives in time to take attention off the paralysis-by-analysis of you-know-what. It’s impossible to know what’s happening, or who’s to blame, or if the reported ... Read More »

Watch Wladimir Klitschko’s First world title defense from 2001 Monday night on Fight Network USA

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NEW YORK (Feb. 5, 2015) — This coming Monday night (Feb. 9) at 11:30 p.m. ET, Fight Network USA will air the great Wladimir “Dr. Steelhammer”Klitschko’s first world heavyweight title defense, from 2001 against challenger Derrick “D-Train” Jefferson, as part of its InterBox Classics series. Klitschko vs. Jefferson will be replayed Tuesday, Feb. 10 (9 a.m. ET) on Fight Network. ... Read More »

Klitschko – Jennings Press Conference Quotes From Madison Square Garden

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New York City (February 4, 2015) – IBF/WBA/WBO/IBO and “The Ring Magazine” World Heavyweight Champion WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO and top rated challenger BRYANT JENNINGS along with their respective teams held the Kick-Off Press conference for their highly anticipated battle set for Saturday, April 25 at Madison Square Garden, “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” “THE CHAMPION RETURNS” will be televised Live on ... Read More »