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Boxing

IN MORE THAN two decades of a Hall-of-Fame career, Filipino boxing superstar Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao has seen and done it all. But his upcoming fight against American Keith “One Time” Thurman carries significance of its own, hence the need to look at it with a keen eye, this according to one local fight analyst.

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(July 16, 2019) — One of Great Britain’s most promising welterweights, Michael “The Problem” McKinson, is ready to conquer Europe. McKinson, a native of Portsmouth, England, will take on Russian veteran Evgeny Pavko in a 10-rounder for the vacant WBO European welterweight title on the latest edition of #MTKFightNight Saturday from the Brentwood Centre in Brentwood, England.

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David Haye was impressed with what he saw from heavyweight Daniel Dubois (12-0, 11 KOs) in his win over Nathan Gorman (16-1, 11 KOs), and Joe Joyce (10-0, 9 KOs) with his victory over Bryant Jennings (24-4, 14 KOs) last Saturday night. The two large heavyweights came out victorious in competitive fights that saw a lot of action at the O2 Arena in London, England.

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That statement came from Peter Kahn, a 25-year veteran of the fight game as a manager, promoter and advisor, who at this point is one of the very few fight analysts/observers who believes that Keith Thurman would beat Manny Pacquiao this coming weekend.

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Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman are now eight days away from their huge mega-fight on July 20 on Fox Sports Pay-Per-View. Both fighters are promising early knockouts when they get inside the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thurman (29-0, 21 KOs) is sounding a little more convincing than the 40-year-old Pacquiao when talking about how he’s going to win by an early stoppage.

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Newark, N.J. (July 13, 2019) — Ever since he turned pro following the 2016 Olympics, featherweight contender Shakur Stevenson wanted to return home to Newark. In front of 5,150 fans at Prudential Center, Stevenson, the WBO No. 1 contender, knocked out two-time world title challenger Alberto "Metro" Guevara (27-5, 12 KOs) in the third round of a scheduled 10-rounder.

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