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'LION' HEART: Boxing champ winning battle vs. brain cancer
Twenty years ago, Jill Matthews became the first female to win a Golden Gloves championship. Complete Article  

Longtime NY boxing promoter Cedric Kushner dies at 66
Longtime boxing promoter Cedric Kushner, whose eccentric manner and South African accent made him a unique figure in New York boxing circles, died Thursday morning after suffering a massive heart... Complete Article  

Boxing NZ boss calls for calm ahead of national roadshow
Boxing New Zealand president Steve Mitchell has called for calm in the lead-up to a national roadshow which is part of a Sport NZ review of the sport. Complete Article  

Pressure shifts to HBO Sports as Mayweather-Pacquiao talks intensify
The landscape of boxing on television has changed dramatically recently and it's not the same as it was in 2002 when HBO and Showtime worked out a deal for Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson to fight. Complete Article  

Boxing India set to boycott the National Games in Kerala
Boxing India set to boycott the National Games Complete Article  

Boxing NZ boss calls for calm
Boxing New Zealand president Steve Mitchell has called for calm in the lead up to a national roadshow which is part of a Sport NZ review of the sport. Complete Article  

Former heavyweight promoter Kushner dies
Boxing promoter Cedric Kushner, one of the power players in the sport in the 1990s and early 2000s, suffered a heart attack and died Thursday in New York. He was 66. Complete Article  

Boxing bracing for millions of new TV viewers
What kind of audiences are we talking about for the two upcoming Al Haymon/Premier Boxing Champions series on NBC and Spike TV? We can get an idea from the MMA numbers on those networks. Complete Article  

Boxing India plans new league, ranking system
New Delhi: Keen to revolutionise the sport, Boxing India is planning to launch a professional-style Indian Series of Boxing, which would double up as a qualifying event for the World Series of Boxing. ?To take these reforms forward Boxing India in its second Executive Committee Meeting has unanimously agreed to launch the Indian Series of Boxing and also introduce a National Ranking System for ... Complete Article  

Spike TV?s new boxing showcase to provide another boost for the sport
Fresh off a deal with NBC, the Premier Boxing Champions series promises top-level bouts one Friday a month on Spike TV. Complete Article