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Feb 17, 2018 Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show MANCHESTER, England — George Groves thoroughly disproved the theory by Chris Eubank Jr. that the WBA super middleweight champion was past his prime by
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Middleweight contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko, a mandatory challenger for one of the world titles held by Gennady Golovkin, will be in one of several fights formally added on Wednesday to the undercard of heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder’s defense against Luis “King Kong” Ortiz on March 3 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The Brooklyn-based
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Chris Eubank Jr. believes overcoming George Groves in their world title showdown this weekend can prove a cornerstone in his career. Groves is making the second defence of his WBA super-middleweight title at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night while his younger British foe is putting his lesser-regarded IBO crown on the line. A place
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While former four-division world titleholder Adrien Broner faces a misdemeanor charge for sexual battery stemming from a Monday incident at an Atlanta shopping mall, his opponent for his next fight is also in legal hot water. Former lightweight world titleholder Omar Figueroa Jr. faces a driving under the influence charge in Riverside County, California. Figueroa
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Former four-division world titleholder Adrien Broner was booked into Fulton County Jail in Atlanta on a misdemeanor sexual battery charge Tuesday morning, according to the facility’s online records. According to the jail records, the incident occurred on Monday, and Broner had been released on $2,000 bail by Tuesday afternoon after a morning court appearance. Broner,
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