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1hDan Rafael

Tanaka goes for Japanese title record

When Kosei Tanaka faces Julian Yedras for a vacant strawweight belt, he would set the record for fewest fights to win a title for a Japanese boxer.

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Warrant issued for Taylor over alleged attack

Jermain Taylor is facing a new charge after he was accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was charged with shooting his cousin.

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19hDan Rafael

Carl Frampton signs with Al Haymon

Junior featherweight titleholder Carl Frampton announced on Thursday that he has signed with adviser Al Haymon. Frampton joins Haymon's stable of around 200 fighters.

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19hDan Rafael

Barthelemy, DeMarco to fight June 21 in Vegas

Former junior lightweight titlist Rances Barthelemy and former lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco, both eyeing title shots in the junior welterweight division, will meet on June 21.

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4dDan Rafael

Gradovich hits the road for defense, as usual

Featherweight titlist Evgeny Gradovich of Russia is a seasoned traveler for his fights so the notion of defending his belt on the road in England against Lee Selby of Wales is no big deal.

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4dNick Parkinson

Joshua hasn't fought anybody - Johnson

American heavyweight Kevin Johnson has scoffed at Anthony Joshua's unbeaten professional record ahead of their clash at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday.

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If you're watching the WWE PPV & have to drop a deuce, excuse yourself to go to "the elimination chamber." Guaranteed laughs. You're welcome

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Michael Cole's soul patch has surpassed Joe Perry's walrus tusks for the title of stupidest facial hair on the planet.