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Goulamirian-Ramirez style clash will deliver says Abel Sanchez and Malik Scott

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29
Mar

Goulamirian-Ramirez style clash will deliver says Abel Sanchez and Malik Scott

Gilberto Ramirez is No. 1 in Boxrec’s cruiserweight rankings despite having only fought once in the division, his 10-round unanimous...

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05
Mar

Chris Billam-Smith, Richard Riakporhe Satisfy Terms With WBO, On Course For Title Fight Rematch

A previously agreed-to cruiserweight title fight rematch can now avoid a purse bid hearing. The Ring has confirmed that all terms...

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23
Dec

Jai Opetaia obliterates Ellis Zorro in one to defend Ring Magazine cruiserweight championship

Ring Magazine cruiserweight champion Jai Opetaia (24-0, 19 KOs) walked through Ellis Zorro (17-1, 7 KOs) to retain his world...

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18
Dec

Jai Opetaia puts IBF blues behind him, focuses on Ring title defense against Ellis Zorro

Ring Magazine cruiserweight champion Jai Opetaia has relinquished his IBF title yesterday after the New Jersey-based sanctioning body refused to approve his 12-round bout against England’s Ellis Zorro scheduled to take place on the mammoth ‘Day of Reckoning’ card at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

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10
Dec

Chris Billam-Smith stops game Mateusz Masternak at start of eighth, defends cruiserweight belt

Chris Billam-Smith came on strong to overturn a spirited performance from veteran Mateusz Masternak, scoring an eighth-round retirement in front of a lively crowd on Sunday at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England.

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02
Nov

IIunga Makabu ‘ready to become champ again’ as he takes on Noel Gevor Mikaelyan

Earlier this year, IIunga Makabu lost his WBC cruiserweight title at the hands of Badou Jack. However, now he has the opportunity to regain his old title when he faces Noel Gevor Mikaelyan as part of legendary promoter Don King’s 92nd birthday celebration at the Casino Miami Jai Alai in Miami on Saturday.

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16
Oct

Chris Billam-Smith returns against Mateusz Masternak on Dec. 16

News circulated from last week’s WBO convention that Chris Billam-Smith will make the first defense of his WBO cruiserweight title against veteran Mateusz Masternak on December 16. The fight will headline a Boxxer event, which will broadcast on Sky Sports in the U.K.

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07
Oct

Gilberto Ramirez outpoints Joe Smith Jr. in cruiserweight debut

Gilberto Ramirez won his cruiserweight debut with a 10-round decision over former light heavyweight titleholder Joe Smith Jr.

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28
Sep

Sparring lessons from Fury, Usyk have Jordan Thompson ready for cruiserweight king Jai Opetaia

Jordan Thompson believes he has been conditioned to challenge Jai Opetaia not by the grueling 12-week training camp he is just concluding, but by his years spent traveling the world as a sparring partner for Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk, and Maris Briedis.

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26
Sep

Jai Opetaia eager to defend cruiserweight championship after frustrating layoff

Jai Opetaia is ready to remind the world that all roads to the cruiserweight championship go through him. He faces unbeaten Brit Jordan Opetaia in London this Saturday.

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