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Santa Cruz’s father: My son didn’t lose to Frampton

By Scott Gilfoid: Leo Santa Cruz’s father/trainer Jose feels that his son did not lose the fight to Carl Frampton (23-0, 14 KOs) last Saturday night in their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  → read full story

Lee Purdy faces Leonard Bundu this Saturday in London, UK

Lee Purdy and has vowed to show he has become a different fighter since losing to Devon Alexander when he challenges Italian Leonard Bundu for the European Welterweight title the ExCeL London on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.  → read full story

Lee Purdy vs. Leonard Bundu on December 14th

Anthony Joshua MBE, Kevin Mitchell, Lee Purdy, Jamie McDonnell and John Ryder are all in action on a packed end of year Matchroom Sport show at the ExCeL London on December 14, live on Sky Sports.  → read full story

Devon Alexander suffers fractured left hand

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander’s 7th round stoppage win over his pitifully over-matched British opponent Lee Purdy last Saturday night was a costly one for the 26-year-old Alexander because he broke his left hand in the fight, and the injury will likely keep Alexander out of action until December.  → read full story

A Look Back on This Weekend’s Boxing – 17 & 18th May, 2013

By Shane Newsome: Welcome readers to my weekly column which takes an informative, un-bias, retrospective look back on just what went on at the weekend, with reports on the biggest and best boxing action from across the globe.  → read full story

Alexander: I knew I could beat Purdy one-handed

By Scott Gilfoid: To show you how much of a mismatch last Saturday’s “fight” between IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (25-1, 14 KO’s) and his British opponent Lee Purdy (20-4-1, 13 KO’s), Alexander said he knew he could beat Purdy with only one hand and that’s exactly what he did after Alexander hurt his left […]

Matthysse beats Peterson; Alexander tops Purdy: A Night in Atlantic City! The Good! The Bad!

(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) By Sotoman: There was a little bit of everything in last nights boxing fights.  → read full story

Matthysse smashes Peterson; Alexander dominates Purdy

ATLANTIC CITY (May 19, 2013) – It took knockout artist and WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse only three rounds to claim his 32nd knockout against IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Lamont Peterson in front of an excited crowd Saturday night.  → read full story

Alexander-Purdy: Will Lee’s extra weight help him tonight?

By Scott Gilfoid: #4 IBF, Lee Purdy (20-3-1, 13 KO’s) failed to make weight last Friday at his weigh-in for his fight against IBF light welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13 KO’s) for their fight tonight at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  → read full story

Purdy fails to make weight for Alexander bout

(Photo credit: Casino/Showtime) By Scott Gilfoid: British welterweight contender Lee Purdy (20-3-1, 13 KO’s) messed up his chance to win the IBF welterweight title from champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13 KO’s) when Purdy come in over the 147 lb.  → read full story

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