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IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, from Germany, arrives for the opening of the executive board meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the IOC headquarters, in Pully near Lausanne, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP) ...

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Boxing: Donaire feels destined to fight Japanese ‘Monster’ Naoya Inoue

Nonito Donaire Jr. (right) said he looks forward to facing Japanese knockout artist Naoya Inoue in their World Boxing Super Series bantamweight bout. Courtesy of World Boxing Super Series Instagram account Nonito Donaire Jr. said he looks forward to facing ...

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Boxing: Ancajas coach credits change of training camps in successful title defense

Training at the Marine Base in Ternate town, Cavite did wonders for world junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas. His coach, Joven Jimenez, said training in seclusion had a positive effect on Ancajas, which resulted in a brilliant victory over Ryuichi ...

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Boxing: Philippine Navy unfurls hero’s welcome for Jerwin Ancajas

World junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas got a warm hero’s welcome from the Philippine Navy and his fans when he arrived in the country, a week after his successful title defense. Ancajas, a naval Chief Petty Officer, arrived on Tuesday ...

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Boxing: Mexican champ wants to unify world titles in potential bout vs Ancajas

Is a title unification bout between Juan Francisco Estrada and Jerwin Ancajas in the pipeline? Val Cuenca and Roy Luarca Here’s news world champion Jerwin Ancajas would probably want to hear. New WBC junior bantamweight champion Juan Francisco Estrada of ...

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Boxing: Ancajas varied offense key to Funai’s defeat

The World Champ @JerwinAncajas goes on the attack!!!#BeterbievHotRod pic.twitter.com/5QpxEGY7Hl — Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) May 5, 2019 Although the left straight remained to be his most potent weapon, Jerwin Ancajas added variety to his offense to break down Ryuichi Funai’s ...

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Boxing: Ancajas defeats Funai via stoppage to retain junior bantamweight crown

Filipino champion Jerwin Ancajas successfully defended his IBF junior bantamweight title for the seventh time by defeating Ryuichi Funai of Japan at Stockton Arena, in Stockton, California on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). Ancajas was looking for a statement victory over ...

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Boxing: Jerwin Ancajas seeks statement victory in world-title defense

For Jerwin Ancajas, everything is set for his world junior bantamweight title defense against Japan’s Ryuichi Funai.  Ancajas, the longest reigning International Boxing Federation 115-pound champion, will be making his seventh title defense against Funai in Stockton, Calif., on Saturday ...

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Boxing: Fiery weigh-in whets appetites for Alvarez-Jacobs showdown

Tempers flare as Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs face off at the weigh-in for their middleweight world title unification bout on Friday. Joe Camporeale, USA Today Sports/Reuters Tempers flared as Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs faced off at ...

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Boxing: Ancajas’ weight on point ahead of title clash vs Ryuichi Funai

World junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas (left) with his coach Joven Jimenez and the rest of his team in Stockton, Calif. Photo from Joven Jimenez All indications show that Jerwin Ancajas will easily make the 115-pound limit for his world ...

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