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Dougie’s Monday mailbag

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01
Jun

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

In this week’s Monday mailbag, fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on Kell Brook’s domination of Frankie Gavin, Amir Khan’s tough outing against Chris Algieri, Lee Selby’s title win against Evgeny Gradovich, Anthony Joshua’s demolition of Kevin Johnson and what might be next for the weekend’s winners. Enjoy!

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31
May

Amir Khan wins, but is it enough?: Weekend Review

Amir Khan had more trouble than most expected he would against Chris Algieri, but he still got the job done in the end. He may not have strengthened his case for a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the process, though.

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30
May

Kell Brook outclasses Frankie Gavin, keeps IBF welterweight title

In a fight for the connoisseurs rather than the casuals, Sheffield’s welterweight titleholder Kell Brook took his time and patiently dissected the challenge of fellow Briton Frankie Gavin on Saturday at London’s O2 Arena, before suddenly trading subtlety for savagery in round six and stopping the southpaw against the ropes. Brook retained his IBF belt and extended his unbeaten run to 35 fights.

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27
May

Kell Brook primed for Frankie Gavin but eyeing Mayweather

This Saturday unbeaten British star Kell Brook defends his IBF welterweight title against countryman Frankie Gavin in London. The hard-hitting Sheffield product promises to build on the explosive performance he posted against Jo Jo Dan in March, with an eye toward Floyd Mayweather Jr. in September.

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26
May

Kell Brook-Frankie Gavin to join list of all-British/Irish title fights

Kell Brook’s defense of his IBF welterweight title this Saturday will be the latest all-British (England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales) world-title fight in the modern era, going back to 1980 when Jim Watt faced Charlie Nash.

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26
May

Frankie Gavin: ‘I’m the best technical fighter Kell Brook has fought’

Frankie Gavin isn’t intimated by the prospect of challenging Kell Brook, THE RING’s No. 1-rated 147 pounder, for the IBF title on Saturday in London. The once-beaten British prospect is confident that his technical southpaw style and recent activity will enable him to pull what would be considered a huge upset.

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