Old-time boxing geared for new Ontario boxing fans Vargas-Plaitis headlines Feb. 11 show in Mississauga

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Don King Statement On Joe Frazier

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MAYWEATHER VS. ORTIZ RECORDS SECOND HIGHEST NON-HEAVYWEIGHT PAY-PER-VIEW GROSS EARNINGS IN BOXING HISTORY

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