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FORMER three-division women’s title challenger Mia St. John has come to the defence of Canelo Alvarez, claiming she used performance enhancing drugs during her career. The slagging match ahead of September’s highly anticipated rematch between Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin grew uglier after Golovkin called his opponent “the most unpleasant and …

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Jeff Horn, Anthony Mundine fight

SUNCORP Stadium is under siege as the venue for the Jeff Horn-Anthony Mundine bout in November with interstate rivals entering the fight to rob Brisbane of the big event. While Horn drew 51,000 people to see him beat Manny Pacquiao at Suncorp last year, Mundine is keen to fight in …

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INDONESIAN boxer Stevie Ongen Ferdinandus has come under fire from fans after being accused of diving during his bout against up-and-coming Australian Tim Tszyu. The 37-year-old was knocked out just one minute into his super-welterweight clash despite replays showing minimal contact. Tszyu is the son of former undisputed light-welterweight champion …

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Billy Dib v Tevin Farmer IBF title fight

ONE of the key drivers behind the looming Jeff Horn-Anthony Mundine fight mooted for Suncorp Stadium has an even more pressing concern this week as he tries to guide his brother to a world championship in Sydney. Emaid Dib, who is representing Mundine in negotiations with the Horn camp for …

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Joseph Parker vs Dillian Whyte

THE music was playing — Pina Colada, a classic old song about moving on to new and better things — and the talk was upbeat in Joseph Parker’s changing room after what on the face of it was a devastating defeat to Dillian Whyte. Parker doesn’t want to escape, as …

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