1. Maidana Takes on the Bigger Soto-Karass on Alvarez-Lopez Undercard

    Sometimes you wonder what’s going through the head of Marcos Maidana (31-3, 28 KO’s) to take some of the fights that he does...

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  2. Donaire-Nishioka, Rios-Alvarado on Oct. 13 at Home Depot Center

    WBO junior featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire will defend his belt against Japan's Toshiaki Nishioka in an HBO-televised fight from the Home Depot Center in Carson Calif., on Oct...

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  3. Jonas Defeats Underwood on Historic Day for Women's Boxing

    Great Britain's Natasha Jonas defeated American Queen Underwood in the first round of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament at the London Games on Sunday, a historic day for female boxing...

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  4. Referee from Boxing Scandal Expelled from Olympics

    Japan's Satoshi Shimizu initially loses his Round of 16 men's 56 kg bout to Magomed Abdulhamidov in highly controversial fashion before having the judges' decision overturned...

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  5. 1 U.S. Boxer Still Fighting After Loss Overturned

    A few hours after the U.S. men's boxing team thought it was done at the Olympics, amateur boxing's governing body decided Errol Spence deserved to fight on...

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  6. Arum In the Dark on Pacquiao's Preferred Opponent

    Bob Arum will leave Monday for the Philippines not at all sure which opponent Manny Pacquiao will pick for his next fight...

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  7. Ann Romney 'thrilled to Death' by Horse's Test

    The horse with the weight of a U.S. presidential campaign riding on her back didn't disappoint. Ann Romney said Thursday that Rafalca "thrilled me to death" with a solid performance ...

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  8. Jockey Martin Breathing Somewhat Easier

    An instant after his horse took a full-speed tumble, Jacky Martin's riding career ended. Nearly his life, too. Martin went headfirst into Ruidoso Downs' dirt. The Hall of Fame jockey's neck broke in three places...

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  9. Japanese Riding Champ Finally Scores at Seaside

    Brian Beach will be the first one to admit that he was getting a little frustrated. The jockey agent signed up 2011 Japanese riding champion Yuichi Fukunaga for the Del Mar meet...

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  10. Twitter: From the Horse's Mouth

    You might think you're a big deal on Twitter. But unless you've got more than 20,000 followers there's a five-year-old horse out there tweeting you into a cyber hole...

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  11. Enforcing Drug Penalties May Need Help from Outside Agencies

    A proposal to crack down on cheating in racing would refer some drug violations to law-enforcement agencies and subject veterinarians to sanctions by state licensing boards, though ...

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  12. For Takter, First Hambletonian Victory Is Overdue

    His horses have won more than $60 million in purses over his now-Hall of Fame harness racing career. He's trained two colts, Malabar Man in 1997 and Muscle Massive in 2010, which have ...

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  13. Churchill Downs Caters to Rich and Famous

    If Millionaires' Row served the seven-figure rich, The Mansion at Churchill Downs might be a billionaires' row...

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  14. Old Friends Retiree Benburb Dies at Age 23

    Benburb -- a retiree at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility in Georgetown, Kentucky -- was euthanized due to complications from melanomas on Wednesday at Haygard Equine Medical Center in Lexington...

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  15. Chasing Horse of the Year

    Last November, trainer Bill Mott said he thought Ron The Greek, who hadn't won a significant stakes race since the 2010 LeComte, still had within him a store of unrealized talent...

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  16. Boxing Body Expels Referee from London Olympics

    An Olympic boxing referee from Turkmenistan has been expelled from the London Games over his handling of a bout in which the result was overturned on appeal...

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  17. Rigondeaux-Marroquin on Chavez Jr.-Martinez Card

    Southpaw WBA junior featherweight beltholder and two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux, of Miami, will meet once-beaten Robert Marroquin, of Dallas, on the Sept...

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  18. U.S. Olympians Cleared of Illegal Promotional Pacts

    Article Link - http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&opt=printable&id=55626#ixzz22PJK3Aom This is a legal waiver. By copying and using the material from this article, you agree to give full credit to BoxingScene...

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  19. Pacman Sweetens Olympic Pot for Barriga

    Manny Pacquiao sounded so pleased that Mark Anthony Barriga hurdled his initial assignment in the London Olympics that he instantly guaranteed a bonus for the lone Filipino boxing bet if he gets into the medal round...

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  20. Auction to Feature Ali Gems

    When Hall of Fame trainer Angelo Dundee died in February at age 90, he left behind a wealth of memorabilia that he had collected during his storied career, mainly items from the careers of his two most famous fighters: Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard..

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  21. Broadway Gets Knocked out as Mike Tyson

    Boxer Mike Tyson is bringing new meaning to the phrase Broadway heavyweight as his solo show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth opens at the Longacre Theatre on August 2. The show, directed by filmmaker Spike Lee, will run through August 12...

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  22. Mayweather due for Friday release from Las Vegas jail

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is due for release from a Las Vegas jail by the weekend after serving two months in a domestic battery case. Records show the 35-year-old undefeated champion is due for release Friday from the Clark County Detention Center...

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  23. Zara Adds to Family Silver with Olympic Medal

    The queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips added to the family silver on Tuesday, helping team Britain to a second-place finish behind Germany in Olympic equestrian eventing...

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  24. Top Jockey John Velazquez Back in Saddle Again

    Slowly but surely, jockey John Velazquez is getting back in the groove. By the time he’s inducted into thoroughbred racing’s Hall of Fame on Aug...

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  25. A U.S. Boxing Streak Ends

    The American winning streak in the Olympic boxing ring came to end Monday afternoon when light heavyweight Marcus Browne of Staten Island was outpointed 13-11 by Australia’s Damien ...

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