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Eight minutes of fury: Marvin Hagler-Thomas Hearns 30th anniversary

15
Apr

Eight minutes of fury: Marvin Hagler-Thomas Hearns 30th anniversary

Thirty years ago today, Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns somehow exceeded the extreme expectations created by promoters, fans and media. Their eight minutes of fury was a savage symphony of violence that ended up lifting both victor and vanquished to legendary status.

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11
Mar

Sergey Kovalev wants more after a stellar 2014

Sergey Kovalev was gratified after his break-through year in 2014 but isn’t satisfied. He is determined to have another big year, starting with Jean Pascal on Saturday in Montreal on HBO.

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11
Mar

A deeper dive into PBC on NBC

Was the inaugural episode of NBC’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ everything it was cracked up to be? Michael Woods takes a deeper look into the ‘re-branding of boxing.’

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05
Mar

Broadcast icon Al Michaels lends credibility to boxing’s return to NBC

Securing broadcasting heavyweight Al Michaels to host boxing’s return to NBC suggests how serious the organizers of Premier Boxing Champions are about creating a credible image for the new “PBC on NBC” series which debuts on Saturday.

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15
Jan

Al Haymon’s fighters to undergo random drug testing, brain study

Just when you think boxing on free TV is a great thing, the news gets better: As part of NBC’s ‘Premier Boxing Champions’ series, fighters will undergo stringent drug-testing and brain studies.

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14
Jan

Sugar Ray Leonard: Haymon, NBC put good pressure on HBO, Showtime

Tasked with providing expert commentary for NBC’s new boxing series, ‘Premier Boxing Champions,’ Sugar Ray Leonard believes Al Haymon and the network put ‘good pressure’ on premium cable giants HBO and Showtime.

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