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31 OCTOBER 2014

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Sporting Life Site Guide

Sporting Life has all latest news, betting tips and live coverage from horse racing, football, tennis, golf and more. ... Sporting Life Site Guide

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Sky Bet Club - Are You In?

Sky Bet are celebrating the return of the football season with their new loyalty scheme - the Sky Bet Club. ... Sky Bet Club - Are You In?

Bet £5, get £20 free

Our betting partners Sky Bet are now offering new customers a free £20 bet when they first stake £5. ... Bet £5, get £20 free

Quigg lines up 'toughest fight'

Scott Quigg will defend his WBA World super-bantamweight title against Hidenori Otake in Liverpool next month. ... Quigg lines up 'toughest fight'

Groves to fight Douglin

George Groves has been added to the bumper undercard of the Nathan Cleverly-Tony Bellew rematch in Liverpool next month. ... Groves to fight Douglin

Venue issues for Hull mega-fight

Promoter Eddie Hearn admits next summer's fight between Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle could be at Hull KR's Craven Park. ... Venue issues for Hull mega-fight

Mayweather & Pacquiao irk Leonard

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard implores Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to fight, for the sake of their own legacies. ... Mayweather & Pacquiao irk Leonard

McCloskey has change of opponent

Paul McCloskey has a change of opponent for his contest on 5 May after former IBF champion Julio Diaz pulls out of the bout. ... McCloskey has change of opponent

GB Boxing picks women for Worlds

Britain's three female Olympic boxing hopefuls are chosen for next month's World Championships in Qinhuangdao, China. ... GB Boxing picks women for Worlds

Klitschko to fight Thompson again

Wladimir Klitschko defends his heavyweight world titles against American Tony Thompson on 7 July. ... Klitschko to fight Thompson again

Khan one-dimensional - Peterson

Lamont Peterson says Amir Khan is incapable of altering his game-plan for their May rematch and that his British rival is mentally "all over the place". ... Khan one-dimensional - Peterson

Fury stops Rogan in Belfast bout

Former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury remains unbeaten as he stops Martin Rogan in five rounds. ... Fury stops Rogan in Belfast bout

GB boxers progress in qualifier

Heavyweight Warren Baister moves closer to Olympic qualification with a thrilling win over France's Abdoulaye Diane in Turkey. ... GB boxers progress in qualifier

Groves out of world title fight

George Groves pulls out of his WBO super-middleweight world title fight against Robert Stieglitz because of injury. ... Groves out of world title fight

Scot Taylor secures Team GB place

Lightweight Josh Taylor qualifies for the Olympics, ensuring there will be one Scot in the GB boxing team. ... Scot Taylor secures Team GB place

Sick Cleverly cancels WBO defence

Nathan Cleverly withdraws from his WBO light-heavyweight title defence against Robin Krasniqi because of illness. ... Sick Cleverly cancels WBO defence

McDonnell targets world honours

Gavin McDonnell admits his biggest motivation for landing a world title is to outdo his twin brother. ... McDonnell targets world honours

Coyle arrives in the big time

Hull lightweight Tommy Coyle believes he has finally arrived after his stunning victory over Michael Katsidis on Saturday night. ... Coyle arrives in the big time

Prizefighter line-up revealed

Gary Buckland and Stephen Foster Jnr lead the line-up for the Prizefighter Lightweights III on December 6. ... Prizefighter line-up revealed

Las Cruces junior middleweight Austin Trout to fight Dec. 11

Las Cruces junior middleweight Austin Trout will return to the ring Dec. 11 on ESPN2 at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. The 29-year-old Trout, who is a former WBA world champion at 154 pounds, ended a two-fight losing streak in August with a 10-round decision win against Daniel Dawson of Australia also on an ESPN2 boxing card. ... Las Cruces junior middleweight Austin Trout to fight Dec. 11

Hopkins steps into the unknown

Bernard Hopkins admits he is stepping into the unknown when he faces Sergey Kovalev in Atlantic City on November 8. ... Hopkins steps into the unknown

5 things you need to know Thursday

Check out this story on wtsp.com Muhammad Ali watches as defending world champion George Foreman goes down to the canvas in the eighth round of their WBA/WBC championship match in Kinshasa, Zaire. It was a fight so epic it had to have a name. ... 5 things you need to know Thursday

Pacquiao targets Mayweather bout

Manny Pacquiao says he could finally step into the ring with arch-rival Floyd Mayweather next year. ... Pacquiao targets Mayweather bout

Clev not concerned by Bellew

Nathan Cleverly admits Tony Bellew has greater punching power, but insists his speed will be the key to victory. ... Clev not concerned by Bellew

HOPKINS: "Kovalev Is A Threat To Anybody, It Won't Be An Easy Fight

With just a little over a week until fight night, Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins worked out in front of a packed media contingent that traveled from far and wide to see the 49-year-old ageless light heavyweight champion train for his Saturday, Nov. 8 light unification bout against Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City live on HBO World Championship Boxing A . President and founder of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya was also in attendance to talk to the media and wa ... HOPKINS: "Kovalev Is A Threat To Anybody, It Won't Be An Easy Fight

Marshall confident for Worlds

Savannah Marshall feels more at home on the big stage now and is confident of retaining her world title in Korea. ... Marshall confident for Worlds

Rumble in the Jungle so epic it needed a name

In this Oct. 30, 1974, file photo, challenger Muhammad Ali watches as defending world champion George Foreman goes down to the canvas in the eighth round of their WBA/WBC championship match in Kinshasa, Zaire. It was the Rumble in the Jungle and it's still a big part of the Ali lore today. ... Rumble in the Jungle so epic it needed a name

Fonfara Talks Ahead of Sat. SHOWTIME Fight

Hometown favorite Andrzej "The Polish Prince" Fonfara , France's Doudou Ngumbu , WBO Bantamweight World Champion Tomoki Kameda and Interim WBO Bantamweight Champ Alejandro Hernandez worked out for the media on Wednesday at Oakley Fight Club in Chicago as they reach the apex of preparation for Saturday's SHOWTIME Boxing: Special Edition from UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Fonfara and Ngumbu will square off in the 10-round light heavyweight main event while Kameda will defend his belt against mandat ... Fonfara Talks Ahead of Sat. SHOWTIME Fight

Mike Tyson: Robin Williams and I Knew the Same Drug Dealer

Mike Tyson says it was his own battle with addiction and depression that led him to knowing the late Robin Williams. During his interview on Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show on Wednesday, the 48-year-old boxer revealed that he and the actor attended meetings together designed to help them cope with their demons. ... Mike Tyson: Robin Williams and I Knew the Same Drug Dealer

Opinion: Cameron-Meehan fight could be an epic

TOUGH NUTS: Kiwi icon Mark Hunt's UFC 33 clash with Bigfoot Silva last year has gone down in the history books as one of the greatest all-time fights. We may not remember the title, promoter or venue, but you can never erase the drama of a titanic struggle where two combatants are prepared to go out on their shields as the late Arturo Gatti and "Irish" Micky Ward did in round 9 of their 10-round bout 12 years ago in what has been described as the greatest round in boxing history. ... Opinion: Cameron-Meehan fight could be an epic

Boulder workout: Women's boxing

The academy began offering the women's boxing class about a year ago. Online, it is also referred to as "Sarah's Class." ... Boulder workout: Women's boxing

Boxing Odds - "Adamek vs. Szpilka November 8 for Vacant IBF International Heavyweight Title

Both Tomasz Adamek and Artur Szpilka are coming off defeats in their last bout but both now have the chance to take that sting of defeat away with a championship belt. Tomasz "Goral" Adamek will face Artur "Szpila the Pin" Szpilka on Saturday, November 8 for the Vacant IBF International Heavyweight Title. ... Boxing Odds - "Adamek vs. Szpilka November 8 for Vacant IBF International Heavyweight Title

Rivals primed for 'derby' clash

Luke Campbell will have no problem in putting friendship aside when he faces Hull rival Tommy Coyle in a summer blockbuster. ... Rivals primed for 'derby' clash

New London boxer given keys to city ahead of world title fight

Professional boxer Shelly Vincent, left, breaks out laughing as New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, right, and fight promoter Jimmy Burchfield, center, address a crowd gathered to see Vincent presented with a ceremonial "key to the city" on the steps of City Hall Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Vincent will fight for a UBF Women's super bantamweight World title November 7 at Twin River Casino in Rhode Island. ... New London boxer given keys to city ahead of world title fight

Chisora to challenge licence ban

Dereck Chisora appeals against the withdrawal of his licence by the British Boxing Board of Control. ... Chisora to challenge licence ban

Cleverly receives Hopkins boost

Nathan Cleverly receives a boost in his bid for a light-heavyweight unification clash with Bernard Hopkins. ... Cleverly receives Hopkins boost

Maccarinelli facing title rematch

Enzo Maccarinelli is ordered to a rematch against Shane McPhilbin for the British cruiserweight title. ... Maccarinelli facing title rematch

Manny Pacquiao wants to finish Chris Albieri early; He wants Mayweather next

Regardless of Manny Pacquiao 's next bout with Chris Algieri scheduled November 22 in Macau, China, a fight he say he's taking serious, however, he has made it known that Floyd Mayweather Jr . is the guy he really wants. ... Manny Pacquiao wants to finish Chris Albieri early; He wants Mayweather next

Golovkin To Appear TONIGHT on HBO's "The Fight Game"

Venice, CA Boxing's fastest rising star, GENNADY "GGG" GOLOVKIN will be interviewed Tonight on the latest edition of HBO's THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY . Golovkin, 31-0-0 with 28 KO's, scored his 18th straight stoppage and 12th defense of his WBA/IBO middleweight world titles on Saturday, October 18th with a devastating second round knockout of WBC "Interim" Middleweight Champion, Marco Antonio Rubio in front of a standing room only crowd of 9,323 at the StubHub! Center in Carson, Califor ... Golovkin To Appear TONIGHT on HBO's "The Fight Game"

Sexton eyes titles with Warrens

Cheshunt's Ashley Sexton believes he can become a future world champion, after signing with Frank Warren Promotions. ... Sexton eyes titles with Warrens

Bellew-McIntosh fight postponed

Tony Bellew's British light-heavyweight title defence against Danny McIntosh is put back two weeks to 27 April after McIntosh pulled out with a chest infection. ... Bellew-McIntosh fight postponed

a Mike Tyson Tries to Beat Mike Tyson in Punch-Out

Last year, Mike Tyson played the old-school boxing game named after him, purportedly for the first time. He beat Glass Joe in that effort. ... a Mike Tyson Tries to Beat Mike Tyson in Punch-Out

Campbell stays perfect

Luke Campbell extended his unbeaten professional record to nine fights on Saturday in Hull. ... Campbell stays perfect

Satchell claims Euro title

Kevin Satchell claimed the European flyweight title with a majority points decision win in Liverpool on Saturday night. ... Satchell claims Euro title

Smith denied Abraham rematch

The WBO has denied Paul Smith the chance of an immediate rematch with super-middleweight champion Arthur Abraham. ... Smith denied Abraham rematch

Boxer attacks referee

A Croatian boxer has been banned for life after attacking the referee during the European Youth Boxing Championships. ... Boxer attacks referee

Bernard Hopkins Talks 50 Cent & Jay Z Jumping Into The Boxing Business

One of the new areas of entertainment both New York City representatives have taken on is the sport of boxing. 50 has his SMS Promotion , and Jay has his Roc Nation Sports . ... Bernard Hopkins Talks 50 Cent & Jay Z Jumping Into The Boxing Business

Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri: Career Records, Keys to Victory and Prediction

Since falling to a crushing defeat against Juan Manuel Marquez in December 2012, Pacquiao has won his last two fights against Brandon Rios and Timothy Bradley. His opponent Algieri won the WBO light welterweight title by beating Ruslan Provodnikov in a split-decision bout in June and is unbeaten in his 20 professional fights. ... Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri: Career Records, Keys to Victory and Prediction

Hall fails in world-title bid

Stuart Hall failed in his bid to regain the world bantamweight title in Monte Carlo on Saturday night. ... Hall fails in world-title bid
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