Category Archives: Boxing

Deontay Wilder wants to unify heavyweight belts; how feasible to keep them together, though?

  Deontay Wilder, the WBC heavyweight champion, was recently in the Yahoo Sports studios in Playa Vista, Calif., where he spoke with our Justin Perry about a variety of topics. One of them was the importance of unifying the titles in the heavyweight division. Wilder made the point that champions in other divisions who unify the belts often then move

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World Boxing Super Series should be on TV in the U.S.

Murat Gassiev (R) battles Yunier Dorticos Saturday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome in Soshi, Russia during the World Boxing Super Series semifinals. (Photo courtesy World Boxing Super Series)   Two weeks ago, HBO opened its 2018 boxing campaign with a tepid doubleheader that featured victories by Jorge Linares and Lucas Matthysse. On Saturday, ESPN showed a doubleheader from Texas and both

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