Hot Boxing News this Week – 19/02/2015

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What an interesting week in boxing!

Deontay Wilder became the first American to hold a share of the heavyweight championship since Shannon Briggs in 2006, beating Bermane Stiverne by unanimous decision to win the WBC title on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

What does the win do for the Alabama native and the newly revitalized heavyweight division as a whole?

Next we topple the huge amount of earthshaking news from the boxing world that surfaced over the past week.

Manny Pacquiao has reportedly agreed to terms for a long-awaited superfight with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather, but will it finally happen this time?

Or are boxing fans once again the foil for a bad joke?

What the heck went wrong with the widely anticipated Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez middleweight showdown?

Will Al Haymon’s new boxing series bring the sport back to the masses?

Can Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado deliver the goods in the third contest of their epic rivalry?

Finally, who makes the most sense for Bernard Hopkins as he zeroes in on a final fight?

These are the hottest boxing storylines for the week of Jan. 19.

 

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