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Jay Z and Roc Nation leave the boxing promotional business

09
Nov

Jay Z and Roc Nation leave the boxing promotional business

It was with great fanfare in 2014 when Roc Nation entered the boxing space, and mogul Jay-Z stuck his flag...

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11
Jan

Always a fighter, Daniel Franco continues his recovery

A fighter inside and out, former featherweight Daniel ‘Twitch’ Franco bravely continues his recovery from a career-ending head injury.

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31
Aug

Could Andre Ward leave RocNation Sports for Top Rank?

Could THE RING Magazine light heavyweight champion Andre Ward possibly jump ship from RocNation Sports to Top Rank in the near future?

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16
Jun

Notebook: Tension reaches boiling point at Ward-Kovalev presser

Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev don’t like each other one bit but the distaste doesn’t stop there. It even extends to their trainers, managers and promoters.

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20
Jan

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on Badou Jack, Keith Thurman, the new Golden Boy/ESPN deal, Lemieux-Stevens and HBO’s Boxing After Dark series.

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09
Jan

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Can Daniel Jacobs take a shot? How much influence does Roc Nation have? Is Chocolatito’s next opponent any good? Is Canelo a better puncher than GGG?

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07
Jul

Roc Nation Sports boxing COO David Itskowitch resigned on Thursday

Dave Itskowitch, COO of Roc Nation Sport’s boxing department has stepped down after helping to establish the new boxing venture at Jay Z”s company.

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01
Apr

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans ask why WBC light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson hasn’t been mentioned as an opponent for Andre Ward, among other boxing quandaries, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

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20
Nov

Cotto-Canelo sets off Jim Lampley’s weirdness detector

Think something seems a speck weird about Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez as a promotion? So does HBO’s Jim Lampley.

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12
Apr

Q&A: Roc Nation Sports’ David Itskowitch

With Roc Nations Sports’ second event around the corner on April 17, our own Anson Wainwright caught up with Chief Operating Officer David Itskowitch to get an update on how things are going for Jay Z’s boxing venture.

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