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Pacquiao Stripped of Title in a Stunner

WBO fight goes to the end, Australian Jeff Horn gets unanimous decision

(Newser) - It went all the way and ended in a contentiously bitter loss, the opposite of the outcome Manny Pacquiao's handlers predicted for his WBO welterweight world title fight against Jeff Horn. Pacquiao's long-time trainer Freddie Roach tipped a "short and sweet" knockout win for the 11-time world... More »

Klitschko Toys With Ibragimov for WBO Title

Bigger, stronger Ukrainian easily claims third heavyweight belt

(Newser) - Wladimir Klitschko looked more like the older brother picking on his smaller sibling than someone trying to win a heavyweight title fight last night. The much taller and stronger Klitschko barely took a punch in beating Russian Sultan Ibragimov for the minor WBO belt in a unanimous decision, reports the... More »

Holyfield to Challenge for Belt in Moscow

44-year-old to meet Ibragimov in bid for 5th heavyweight crown

(Newser) - Forty-four-year-old Evander Holyfield will challenge for his fifth heavyweight crown on October 13 against WBO champ Sultan Ibragimov. The Moscow bout was slated to feature Ibragimov and WBA champ Ruslan Chagaev, who withdrew for undisclosed reasons. Holyfield, who downed Lou Savarese in June, says he's ready to unify the heavyweight... More »

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