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Boxing Australia’s head coach has admitted to “disgusting” sexual misconduct involving female fighters and has withdrawn from the Paris Olympics. Jamie Pittman has apologised at the National Sports Tribunal, which has delivered damning findings about his behaviour. Pittman, national coach since 2021, has withdrawn from the Olympics in Paris, and the tribunal has recommended a
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James Regan Apr 16, 2024, 09:03 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Anthony Joshua last fought in March, knocking out Francis Ngannou inside two rounds. Richard Pelham/Getty Images British heavyweight Anthony Joshua looks set to headline a major fight at London’s Wembley Stadium in September. Promoters Eddie Hearn and Frank Warren confirmed on Tuesday that Turki Alalshikh,
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Marc Raimondi, ESPN Staff WriterApr 16, 2024, 08:44 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The biggest fight in the history of women’s boxing will have an even bigger rematch. Two-weight undisputed champion Katie Taylor will once again face Amanda Serrano on July 20 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, as the co-main event of the boxing
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James Regan Apr 15, 2024, 02:48 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Deontay Wilder has hinted his fight against Zhilei Zhang on the undercard of Dmitry Bivol and Artur Beterbiev’s undisputed light heavyweight world title fight in Saudi Arabia could be his last. Heavyweight Wilder was beaten in dominant fashion by Joseph Parker in December, while
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Apr 15, 2024, 07:37 AM ET Willie Limond passed away aged 45. Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Former British and Commonwealth boxing champion Willie Limond died aged 45, his son Jake confirmed on Monday. Limond held the lightweight Commonwealth title between 2006-07, the super-lightweight title from 2013-14 and the British super-lightweight belt in 2014. Limond’s Glasgow-based gym, St
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Mike Coppinger, ESPNApr 14, 2024, 01:20 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Jared Anderson defeated Ryad Merhy on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas, via unanimous decision in a 10-round heavyweight bout that produced boos from bell-to-bell for its lack of action. Two judges scored a shutout for Anderson, 100-90, while a third judge found one round
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