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Eubank Jnr. and Paul Butler begin 2015 with title fights

British boxing stars Chris Eubank Jnr. and Paul Butler kick start 2015 with the big news that they will fight for world titles, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Eubank Jnr. returns to the ring against the interim WBA middleweight titleholder Dmitry Chudinov at London's O2 arena on Saturday 28th February, whilst undefeated Butler challenges IBF World Super-Flyweight titleholder...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

How crazy is Bernard Hopkins? Archie Moore & Bob Fitzsimmons are youngins by comparison

Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 KOs) isn't the first elder statesman of the sweet science to hold the light heavyweight crown. With a win on Saturday, November 8 against WBO Champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, Hopkins would be just one belt away from becoming the first fighter in boxing...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Zolani Tete on Paul Butler: I’m going to punish this young boy; he could never beat me

IBF Super Flyweight titleholder Zolani Tete said he’ll end challenger Paul Butler’s dream of making history by being the first British boxer in over 100 years to win a second world title at a lighter weight. Credit: Frank Warren The teak-tough South African puts his title on the line against Butler at the Liverpool Echo Arena on October 25th on a huge fight card that also features...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Butler challenges Zolani Tete on Oct 25th, seeking 2nd division title

Paul Butler will challenge IBF Super Flyweight titlist Zolani Tete on Saturday, October 25th at the Liverpool Echo Arena (subject to IBF final approval). Butler stepped up a division to bantamweight and beat IBF World Champion Stuart Hall on points in June to become the fastest ever Englishman to win a world title. The 25-year-old goes back to his natural weight of super-flyweight...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Butler, Liam Smith, Derry Mathews & more fight in Liverpool Oct 25th

Promoter Frank Warren has assembled an all-star line up and returns to the Liverpool Echo Arena with ‘The Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ on Saturday, October 25th featuring some of the best talent in British boxing. Undefeated Ellesmere Port ace Paul Butler is back in action following his fantastic win over Stuart Hall to claim the IBF World Bantamweight title in June. Butler...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Butler drops bantamweight title, plans to campaign at super flyweight

Paul Butler will relinquish his IBF bantamweight title and return to the super flyweight division as he aims to become Britain’s first boxer to win a second title at a lighter weight in over a century. The Ellesmere Port ace put on a blistering performance to take the title from Stuart Hall last month in Newcastle, and now looks to join British legend Bob Fitzsimmons, who won the...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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