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BOXING THE NO. 1 SPORT
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Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:12 pm ]
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In August 2017, Crawford had a short reign as the undisputed light welterweight champion, and was the most recent undisputed titlist in the division since Kostya Tszyu in 2004. Crawford became the first male boxer to simultaneously hold all four major world titles in boxing (WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO) sinceJermain Taylor in 2005, and is one of only five boxers in history to do so, with Taylor, Bernard Hopkins, and Cecilia Brækhus preceding him and Oleksandr Usyk following him.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:14 pm ]
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As of May 2018, Crawford is ranked as the world's second best active boxer, pound for pound, by the Boxing Writers Association of America[2] and Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and third by The Ring, ESPN andBoxRec. He was named Fighter of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2014, and by ESPN in 2014 and 2017.

Stylistically, Crawford is known for his exceptionally fast hand speed, punching power and defensive skills, as well as his ability to comfortably switch hit fromorthodox to southpaw.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:21 pm ]
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Errol Spence Jr. as anamateur won three consecutive United States national championships and represented the U.S. at the 2012 Olympics, where he reached the quarter-finals; all in the welterweight division.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:23 pm ]
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Keith Thurman finished his amateur career with 101 victories (76 KO's), he won 6 National Championships including the 2006 PAL National Championships. In 2007 he lost twice to world champion Demetrius Andradeat the Olympic Trials and won the Silver Medal.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:25 pm ]
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Egidijus Kavaliauskas is an undefeated Lithuanian professional boxer in the Light Welterweight division. Kavaliauskas represented Lithuania at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. He turned professional in 2013. Egidijus is trained by former IBF World Champion boxer Roberto García.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:28 pm ]
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Manny Pacquiao currently ranks #4 in BoxRec's ranking of the greatest pound for pound boxers of all time.  In 2016, Pacquiao was ranked number 2 on ESPN's list of top pound for pound boxers of the past 25 years.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:29 pm ]
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Adrien Broner is a former world champion in four weight classes, having held the WBO junior lightweight title from 2011 to 2012, the WBClightweight title from 2012 to 2013, the WBAwelterweight title in 2013, and the WBA light welterweight title from 2015 to 2016.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:31 pm ]
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In December 2012, The Ring magazine ranked Adrien Broner as the world's fifth best active boxer, pound for pound.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:32 pm ]
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Jessie Vargas had an amateur record of 120 wins and 20 losses. He was a two-time Mexican national champion, a two-time United States junior national champion, and was a member of the 2008 Mexican Olympic team.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:34 pm ]
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In 2015 Tyson Fury won the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, Ringmagazine and lineal heavyweight titles, after defeating long-reigning world championWladimir Klitschko. The victory earned FuryFighter of the Year and Upset of the Year awards by The Ring.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:36 pm ]
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As an amateur Deontay Wilder won a bronze medal in the heavyweight division at the 2008 Olympics. This led to his nickname of "The Bronze Bomber", which Wilder coined after Joe Louis, who was known by the nickname of "The Brown Bomber".

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:37 pm ]
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Wilder is particularly known for his formidable punching power, having finished all but one of his fights inside the distance. His knockout-to-win ratio stands at 98%, with 19 knockouts in the first round, as well as having stoppedevery opponent he has faced. He is a two-time winner of the Premier Boxing ChampionsKnockout of the Year award, in 2016 and 2017.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:41 pm ]
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Vasyl Lomachenko holds several all-time records for winning major world championships in the fewest number of professional fights: he won a world title in his third fight (tied withSaensak Muangsurin), became a two-weightchampion in his seventh fight, and a three-weight champion in his twelfth fight.

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:43 pm ]
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Adrien Broner turned professional on May 31, 2008 and scored three consecutive first-round knockouts against Allante Davis, David Warren Huffman and Ramon Flores. 

Author:  boxing_the_no1_sport [ Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:45 pm ]
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Robert Garcia, is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2001, and held theIBF junior lightweight title from 1998 to 1999. He has since worked as a boxing trainer, and was voted Trainer of the Year by The Ring in 2011, and by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2012.  He is the older brother of professional boxer Mikey Garcia, who is a world champion in four weight classes.

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