Boxing News Roundup

 

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  • Heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko has decided to retire from boxing, ending any chance of a rematch with Anthony Joshua which was due to happen on Nov 11th in Vegas
  • IBF Bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett will face WBA champ Zhanat Zhakiyanov in a world title unification clash in Belfast on Oct 21st
  • With her win at the weekend, Katie Taylor looks like she will be fighting for a world title in her next fight. Rumoured to be in Oct-Nov, its to be decided if it will be in Dublin or the UK. There has been talk that her world title challenge could be on the Ryan Burnett undercard on Oct 21st in Belfast
  • It looks like a Haye-Bellew rematch is dead in the water. Neither camp can seem to reach an agreement for a potential rematch this year.
  • Mexican boxing legend Juan Manel Marquez is still hopeful of a return to the sport. The 44 year old was due to return this month but a shoulder injury delayed his comeback. He has nothing left to prove but still believes he can become a world champion yet again, and who’s to doubt him.

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