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RealSport’s Boxing Awards 2017: Top 10 Boxing Controversies

In an otherwise exceptional year for boxing, suspect judging continued to affect the sport’s credibility. In a subjective sport such as boxing, controversy will always take a front seat when picking apart the year. Let’s see what has made our top ten in 2017…   10. Sergey Kovalev claims low blows led to early TKO stoppage against Andre Ward Controversy followed

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Jose Benavidez Jr. Wants To Be In The Conversation Of Welterweight Champions

Expectations have always been high for former interim welterweight champion Jose Benavidez Jr. (24-0, 16 KOs). At age 16, he was the youngest ever Golden Gloves Champion. As a result, he was granted a license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission at 17. Today, he’s promoted by Top Rank and trained by the venerable Freddie Roach. At 24, Jose’s skills

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