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Like many before him, Carl Froch has discovered that winning a world title was not a direct route to fame and fortune, but should he make a successful first defence of his WBC super-middleweight title against Jermain Taylor in the United States tonight, he will at least move out of the shadow of the man [...]
David Haye came through his first significant test as a heavyweight in spectacular fashion as he knocked out American veteran Monte Barrett in five exciting rounds at the 02 Arena in London. The victory will increase talk of a showdown with Wladimir Klitschko, the IBF and WBO title-holder, next summer. Klitschko was ringside to watch [...]
He’s not particularly distinguished, doesn’t mind swearing and won’t shrink like a wallflower when attacked verbally. Joe Calzaghe, the unbeaten pride of Wales who will fight Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday in an HBO pay-per-view light-heavyweight bout, has restored the reputation of British fighters. In the wake of Lennox Lewis’ lack of charisma, Prince Nasseem [...]