Glover Looking Forward To Home Comforts

By James Eley – Lee Glover is looking forward to some home comforts as he looks to bounce back from two title defeats on the road writes James Eley.

The Tipton Slasher lost to Andy Townend for the English Super Featherweight Title last year before dropping down to featherweight to challenge Leigh Wood for the vacant Midlands Title earlier this year.

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Kimbo Slice: Death Not Suspicious … Medical Examiner Says

- Kimbo Slice has died ... TMZ Sports has confirmed. He was 42.  Slice was hospitalized early Monday near his home in Coral Springs, FL. He passed away a short time later.  The CEO of Bellator MMA confirmed the news ... saying, "We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating untimely loss of Kimbo Slice, a beloved member of the Bellator family.'

Kimbo Slice has died … TMZ Sports has confirmed. He was 42. Slice was hospitalized early Monday near his home in Coral Springs, FL. He passed away a short time later. The CEO of Bellator MMA confirmed the news … saying, “We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating untimely loss of Kimbo Slice, a beloved member of the Bellator family.’

“One of the most popular MMA fighters ever, Kimbo was a charismatic, larger-than-life personality that transcended the sport.”

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Jesus Cuellar – Abner Mares quotes

Abner Mares, Jesus Cuellar - The main event between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter for the welterweight championship is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights in all of boxing. And tickets have been selling very, very well.

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Thank you all for joining us. As you know that we have a great fight card on Saturday, June 25, SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS presented by Premier Boxing Champions at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

The main event between Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter for the welterweight championship is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights in all of boxing. And tickets have been selling very, very well.

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USA Boxing’s Elite Men to Travel to Baku, Azerbaijan Today for the World Olympic Qualifying Event

The six male U.S. Olympic Trials winners still seeking to qualify their Olympic berths internationally will depart for Baku, Azerbaijan today for the World Olympic Qualification Event, June 16-25. The squad has been preparing for their second qualification opportunity at the Olympic Training Center and is now ready to test their skills against fellow Olympic hopefuls from across the world. The American boxers vying to fulfill their Olympic dream will be flyweight Antonio Vargas (Kissimmee, Fla.), light welterweight Gary Russell (Capitol Heights, Md.), welterweight Paul Kroll (Philadelphia, Pa.), light heavyweight Jonathan Esquivel (Anaheim, Calif.), heavyweight Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas), and super heavyweight Marlo Moore (Hayward, Calif.).

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