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Huck equals Johnny Nelson’s record with cruiserweight win

Marco Huck celebrates with Johnny Nelson after his win

German cruiserweight Marco Huck defeated Mirko Larghetti of Italy on a unanimous points decision in Halle to retain his WBO belt for a record-equalling 13th time. The judges scored the fight 116-112, 116-112, 118-110 in favour of the defending champion, who was really only troubled in the seventh and eighth rounds. Some harsh words from trainer Ulli Wegner at the end ...

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Kell Brook claims IBF welterweight title


Kell Brook waited years for a world title shot, honing his skills through numerous injuries and postponements. When the English welterweight finally got in the ring with a champion, the patient challenger had a perfect plan. Brook won a majority decision over Shawn Porter on Saturday night, claiming Porter’s IBF 147-pound title. “Since I was 9 years old, I’ve been ...

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Yoan Pablo Hernandez retains IBF cruiserweight belt


Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba retained his IBF cruiserweight title by split decision over German challenger Firat Arslan. Judges Vincent Dupas of France and American Shafeeq Rashada scored the bout 115-113 and 116-113, respectively, for the defending champion, while Leszek Jankowiak of Poland scored it 115-113 for Arslan. “Huge respect to Arslan,” said Hernandez, who is based in Germany, as ...

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Former boxing champion Moore “shot twice”


Ex-European light-middleweight boxing champion Jamie Moore has been shot twice, the fighter he is training said. Birmingham middleweight Matthew Macklin tweeted that his trainer, Moore, of Salford, was attacked in Marbella, Spain and was “still in hospital”. Moore, 35, has also tweeted: “Overwhelmed. Gutted and confused about what happened, but thank God I’m OK. The Foreign Office confirmed a British ...

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