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FDNY boxers to battle London PD

Members of FDNY march on Fifth Avenue during

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  Here's the press release for a cool event:   The FDNY Bravest Boxing team will take on the London Metro Police Department Boxing team in a rematch of last year’s Transatlantic Championship on Friday April 12 at 7 p.m. at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York. The night will include 10 three-round bouts with FDNY members squaring off against members of the London Metro Police Department...

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Canelo vs. Trout: Great for boxing

US boxer Floyd Mayweather (2nd L) and WBA

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Disappointed that the Canelo Alvarez-Austin Trout 154-pound unification fight won’t be on the Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero undercard? Don’t be. It’s better for boxing if the two are not on the same fight card.

As great as Mayweather has become, he turned 36 years old in February. Boxing needs some new stars. Alvarez (41-0-1), the WBC 154-pound champ who is now an icon in Mexico, is in...

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Tim Bradley looking for big win and respect

Timothy Bradley, from Palm Springs, Calif., left, talks

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Timothy Bradley has a bone to pick with the boxing world. Beating a fighter the caliber of Manny Pacquiao would usually elevate a boxer’s a career. That hasn’t been the case for Bradley.

Bradley scored a split-decision victory over Pacquiao last June. But there were no victory laps or ticker-tape parades for the WBO welterweight champion, who instead has received criticism for the way the...

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Arum, Cassidy lead 2013 NYS Boxing HOF inductees

Top Rank Founder and CEO Bob Arum speaks

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Here's a release from the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame and Ring 8:

Golden-era heavyweight champ, Jack Dempsey and legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum along with Long Island greats "Irish" Bobby Cassidy and James "Buddy" McGirt lead a star-studded cast of 20 inductees into the second-year New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF)

The second annual NYSBHOF induction...

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Bernard Hopkins vs. Lance Armstrong

Bernard Hopkins. left, poses with IBF Light Heavyweight

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On Saturday night, 48-year-old Bernard Hopkins fights IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Hopkins will attempt to break his own record as the oldest man to win a world title. And while that fight is still a few days away, on Tuesday, the former champion took on Lance Armstrong. In this video, Hopkins said Armstrong duped the government, Nike and all his...

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