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BIG BOUT FOR MANYUCHI

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AFTER successfully defending his World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight bronze title twice, Zimbabwean fighter Charles Manyuchi will take the next step in his promising career when he faces Dmitry Mikhaylenko of Russia for the vacant WBC welterweight silver title in May. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotion (OQBP) manager Christopher Malunga told NewsDay Sport yesterday that the fight would ...

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MANYUCHI FACES TOUGH COMEBACK

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HARARE – Although they agreed to reconcile with Charles Manyuchi, Zambian stable Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotion (OQBP) insist the Zimbabwean fighter has a lot of work to do to win their trust again. BY FARAYI MACHAMIRE Manyuchi, last week reunited with the Zambian promoters following lengthy talks instigated by Zimbabwe’s Sports Minister Makhosini Hlongwane. Manyuchi was running the risk of ...

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MAYWEATHER OFFERED “CRAZY NUMBERS” BUT DENIES COMEBACK

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Floyd Mayweather says he has had “crazy numbers” thrown at him to fight again. But despite offers of “nine-figure” sums of money, Mayweather, who retired after his 49th successive victory last September, is not planning a comeback. “As of right now, I am out completely,” said the 38-year-old multiple world champion. “If I do get the itch to come back, ...

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DERECK CHISORA WARNS ANTONY JOSHUA OVER EUROPEAN TITLE BID

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Dereck Chisora has warned Anthony Joshua he’s not experienced enough to beat him to the vacant European heavyweight title. By Isaac Robinson With Robert Helenius vacating the belt rather than face him, Chisora (25-5-KO17) is looking for an opponent and talks between his promoter Kalle Sauerland and Joshua’s team are underway. But despite Joshua (15-0-KO15) holding the British and Commonwealth crowns, ...

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AUSTRALIAN BOXER EYES MANYUCHI

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REIGNING World Boxing Council (WBC) International Welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi could be set for his third mandatory title defence against one of Australia’s hottest boxing prospects Jeff Horn in March or April.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Manyuchi, who parted ways with Zambian promoters Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions last December, is yet to get into the ring since successfully defending his WBC International ...

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MANYUCHI TO DECIDE FUTURE

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WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi says he has received at least three offers to sign him, but will wait until next year to decide his future.BY HENRY MHARA   Manyuchi is currently unattached after the expiry of his three-year contract with Zambian stable Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotions (OQBP) at the end of November. Speaking to NewsDay Sport ...

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MANYUCH QUITS

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  WORLD Boxing Welterweight champion, Charles Manyuchi has decided to give up on sponsoring his national boxing tournaments due to lack of support, in a development that could signal the dearth of the sport in the country.BY HENRY MHARA   The 26-year-old, who successfully defended his title in Italy in July, held two amateur boxing tournaments in Mashonaland East and ...

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DE LA HOYA TEARS INTO MAYWEATHER

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Oscar De La Hoya, the Hall of Fame fighter whose Golden Boy Promotions has become one of boxing’s leading promoters, shredded Floyd Mayweather in an open letter, saying that he was “boring” and that “the fight game will be a better one without you in it” in the wake of his recent retirement. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. yells ...

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MAYWEATHER RULES OUT RING RETURN

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Floyd Mayweather has reiterated claims the he has quit the ring for good just a couple of weeks after retaining his WBC and WBA titles in his farewell fight. Mayweather extended his unblemished record to 49 straight wins with a one-sided points win over Andre Berto on September 12. The American had always maintained he would retire following the fight ...

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MANYUCHI GETS PASSPORT BACK

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THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has caved in to pressure over Charles Manyuchi’s passport and has released the boxing superstar’s travel document. Source: Henry Mhara Zimra confiscated Manyuchi’s passport on July 22 when the world boxing welterweight champion made a triumphant return home from Italy, only to face frustrations at Harare International Airport. It is alleged that the revenue authority ...

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