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title David Benavidez tests positive for banned substance

By Jim Dower: WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez has reportedly tested positive for a banned substance benzoylecgonin, which an ingredient in the illegal drug cocaine.  → read full article

title Lennox Lewis wants Joshua to step up after Povetkin fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Lennox Lewis thinks it’s time for Anthony Joshua to step up against the top heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury after he deals with his WBA mandatory Alexander Povetkin this Saturday night at Wembley Stadium in London, UK.  → read full article

title Canelo congratulated by WBC president Sulaiman

By Logan Garcia: World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman congratulated new WBC middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez for his victory over WBA/WBC 160 pound champion Gennady Golovkin last Saturday night.  → read full article

title GGG gets dropped in Ring Magazine’s updated pound-for-pound ratings

By Allan Fox: Gennady Golovkin’s controversial 12 round majority decision loss to Saul Canelo Alvarez last Saturday has resulted in him being dropped from #1 to #4 in the Ring Magazine pound-for-pound ratings.  → read full article

title Dmitry Bivol vs. Joe Smith Jr. planned for Nov/Dec on HBO

By Mike Smith: A match between Dmitry Bivol and Joe Smith Jr.  → read full article

title Malignaggi: Golovkin was robbed in Canelo-GGG2 fight

By Sean Jones: Paulie Malignaggi says Gennady Golovkin was robbed for the second time in his rematch with Saul Canelo Alvarez last Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada.  → read full article

title Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jose Pedraza finalized for Dec.8 in NY at MSG

By Chris Williams: The Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jose Bedraza unification fight is now officially set for December 8 at Madison Square Garden in New York, according to Ring Magazine.  → read full article

title Eleider Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev 2 rematch on Feb.2 on ESPN

By Jeff Aranow: Eleider Alvarez will be defending his WBO light heavyweight title against former champion Sergey Kovalev on February 2 on Top Rank Boxing on ESPN a the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas.  → read full article

title Canelo vs. Lemieux possible for December

By Mike Smith: Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez will be meeting with Saul Canelo Alvarez this week to check on his cut right eye and gauge his interest in returning to the ring to defend his WBA/WBC middleweight titles against Word Boxing Association mandatory David Lemieux.  → read full article

title De La Hoya upset with fans thinking Canelo received gift over GGG

By Jeff Aranow: Oscar De La Hoya churned out an open letter to the boxing world on Monday in response to the many critics that think Saul Canelo Alvarez received a gift decision win over Gennady Golovkin last Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada.  → read full article


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