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He Was Marvelous. Hagler Passes Away At 66.

By: Sean Crose Thomas Hearns entered the ring at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas that night in 1985 in a celebratory mood. He had much to be pleased with. Less than a year earlier, the fighter known as the “Hit Man” had destroyed the legendary Roberto Duran in highlight reel …

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Benavidez Stops Ellis In 11

By: Sean Crose Undefeated super middleweight David Benavidez returned to the ring on Saturday night when he faced Ronald Ellis in a scheduled 12 round affair from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. The 18-1-2 Ellis was able to put his man on ropes in the first. Both men traded …

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Showtime Recap: Isaac Cruz Decisions Matias Romero

By: Sean Crose The 24-0 lightweight Jose Matais Romero appeared on Saturday’s Showtime card, facing off against the 20-1-1 Isaac Cruz in a scheduled twelve round affair. The fight went the distance, though it wasn’t the most entertaining affair. Romero either became concerned about Cruz’ power early, or simply had …

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Showtime Recap: Terrell Gausha Wipes Out Jamontay Clark

By: Sean Crose Saturday’s Showtime card at Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Arena began with the 21-2-1 super welterweight Terrell Gausha facing the 15-1-1 Jamontay Clark in a scheduled ten rounder.  In truth, the fight didn’t get past the second. The taller Clark was able to maintain range in the first, but …

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