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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

Chris Algieri impresses everyone except Chris Algieri

Chris Algieri was expected to be a fairly soft opponent for Amir Khan but instead fought neck and neck with the British star on Saturday. That brought no solace for the underdog from Long Island, though.

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29
May

Chris Algieri no pushover but Amir Khan gets the win in Brooklyn

Amir Khan didn’t roll over local boy Chris Algieri the way many thought he would; in fact, the two of them waged a competitive, entertaining battle on the way to Khan’s unanimous-decision win on Saturday at Barclays Center.

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29
May

Javier Fortuna comes through in biggest fight of career

Javier Fortuna went 12 strong rounds for the first time in three years and his reward was a thorough, though at times erratic, unanimous-decision victory over Bryan Vasquez before 7,372 spectators at Barclays Center Friday night.

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29
May

Amir Khan outpoints game Chris Algieri in competitive fight

Amir Khan outpointed Chris Algieri in a brisk and entertaining 12-round matchup of former 140-pound beltholders on Friday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Khan, who was rocked by right hands a few times during the SpikeTV-televised bout, outlanded the game New Yorker with fast combinations en route to a unanimous decision.

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29
May

Antonio Tarver hangs on to youth – and a heavyweight dream

At age 46, former RING light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver might be working the ringside microphone for “Premier Boxing Champions” but he’s still hanging on to the idea of one last title run at heavyweight.

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28
May

John David Jackson: Chris Algieri can fight and he can beat Amir Khan

Few believe Chris Algieri has the style or talent to beat Amir Khan when the former 140-pound beltholders meet on Friday in Brooklyn, N.Y., but the once-beaten New Yorker’s new trainer – John David Jackson – believes in Algieri enough to back him against the heavily favored UK star.

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28
May

Amir Khan, Chris Algieri make weight for Friday bout

Amir Khan and Chris Algieri both comfortably made the welterweight limit for their fight tomorrow night. Javier Fortuna, who will fight in a supporting junior lightweight bout, had a bit more difficulty.

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28
May

Amir Khan focused on Chris Algieri, not Floyd Mayweather

Former junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan is refusing to overlook Chris Algieri despite rumors that he could be next in line to face pound for pound star Floyd Mayweather.

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26
May

Amir Khan predicts ‘good little test,’ Chris Algieri trainer predicts ‘surprise’

While an easygoing Amir Khan is offering the obligatory assurance that he’s not overlooking Chris Algieri ahead of Friday’s matchup, Algieri’s trainer, John David Jackson, is one of a faithful few predicting the Long Islander will get the W.

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