Sport Dark Trade: Lost in Boxing by Donald McRae

This last week I started reading three recent boxing autobiographies or biographies, but didn’t get far with any of them. They weren’t awful, but weren’t good either – plodding, literally blow-by-blow accounts offering little insight into the moral, emotional and financial complexities of what Mike Tyson has memorably called “the hurt business”.

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There have been previous attempts to revive Jeux Sans Frontières but until yesterday they had never come to fruition. Now roll up, roll up at Upton Park on 14 July and watch David Haye and Dereck Chisora take the reputation of boxing to a new low. Perhaps they will be asked to try to peel an orange with their gloves on in between rounds, to add to the decorum of the occasion.

Boxing: Warren says Haye v Chisora 'will definitely happen'

Promoter defies Board to say boxers who brawled in Munich will meet at Upton Park in the summer

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Dereck Chisora has had his licence to fight withdrawn after attending a British Boxing Board of Control hearing yesterday to discuss his part in a series of unfortunate incidents that took place in Munich last month.

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Boxing: 'Bring on anyone' says Burns after points win over Moses

Ricky Burns has his sights set on bigger fights after a confident if unspectacular first defence of his WBO lightweight belt here on Saturday night. The Scot scored a unanimous points win over Namibia-based Paulus Moses in front of a 6,000 capacity crowd here on the outskirts of Glasgow.

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David Haye and Dereck Chisora regret brawl

Dereck Chisora will be hauled in front of a British Boxing Board of Control hearing on March 14 in relation to his conduct "prior, during and after" Saturday's WBC heavyweight title defeat against Vitali Klitschko in Munich.

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Amir Khan has more things to worry about than just the controversial decision in his loss to Lamont Peterson.

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Frank Warren has vowed to set up a rematch between bitter rivals George Groves and James DeGale after announcing the shock news that the British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champion has joined his promotional stable.

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