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Promoter says Oquendo tested positive after WBA heavyweight title fight against Chagaev

Promoter says Oquendo tested positive after WBA heavyweight title fight against Chagaev

According to Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and the World Boxing Association (WBA), ring veteran Fres Oquendo tested positive for the prohibited substances ...

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GGG-mania takes over Kazakhstan

GGG-mania takes over Kazakhstan

Photos: Team Golovkin Unbeaten WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin received a hero's welcome in his native Kazakhstan over the weekend. On Friday Golovkin ...

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Pacquiao floors Algieri six times, wins unanimous decision

Pacquiao floors Algieri six times, wins unanimous decision

Photos: Chris Farina / Top Rank WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) scored a one-sided unanimous decision over previously unbeaten ...

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Miura, Gonzalez impressively keep WBC belts

Miura, Gonzalez impressively keep WBC belts

By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda Japanese southpaw Takashi Miura (28-2-2, 21 KOs), 130, impressively kept his WBC super-featherweight belt as he dropped ...

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World title twinbill in Japan today

World title twinbill in Japan today

By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda A couple of WBC world title bouts will take place in Japan today (Saturday), and fight fans ...

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Pacquiao floors Algieri six times,

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Miura, Gonzalez impressively keep WBC

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Weights from Pittsburgh, PA

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Paul Spadafora 143 vs. Hector Velazquez 140.5
Jake Giuriceo 145.5 vs. Travis Hartman 146
Antonio Nieves 121.5 vs. Angel Carvajal 119
Eric Johnson 153 vs. Bruce Runkle 155.5
Ronell Green 125.5 vs. Joseliz Cepeda*
Eric Palmer TBD vs. Derick Lambert TBD**

*No Show, Suspension Pending
**Will weigh in tomorrow.

Venue: Rivers Casino Amphitheater, Pittsburgh, PA
Promoter: Roy Jr. Presents in Association with TNT Promotions



July 11th, 2014



Boxing News

Boxeo Telemundo returns July 18

The summer edition of the successful Boxeo Telemundo Ford series start July 18 from the Kissimmee Civic Center in Central Florida. In the main event Jonathan “Pitbull” Vidal (17-2, 9 KOs) of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico faces Juan “El Loquito” Kantun (21-6-3, 15 KOs) from Merida, Yucatan, Mexico in a bout schedule for 10 Rounds with the WBO Latin super flyweight at stake. (more…)



July 11th, 2014

Boxing News

Boxing Buzz

“Canelo” Alvarez unfazed by Erislandy Lara: More

Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana are scheduled to appear in San Antonio’s Fiesta Texas. More

More on Holly Holm’s signing with the UFC.

More on Mayweather-Maidana rematch landing in Vegas Sept. 13.

Mikkel Kessler chasing a showdown with Carl Froch. More



July 11th, 2014

Boxing News

Barthelemy dethrones Mendez again

By Karl Freitag

Top rated IBF super featherweight contender Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (20-0, 12 KOs) dethroned IBF titleholder Argenis “La Tormenta” Mendez (20-3-1, 11 KOs) for the second time on Thursday night at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.

This time it will stick.

Barthelemy KO’d Mendez in their first fight in January, but that result was later changed to a no-decision after a review and Mendez got back the title. This time, Barthelemy took the fight to Mendez and won a twelve round unanimous decision. Scores were 115-111 on all cards. Barthelemy was deducted a point for a low blow in round nine by referee Telis Assimenios. Another point was taken from Barthelemy for a low blow in round ten. “Kid Blast” managed to get through the last two rounds without being DQ’d and took home the title.

In an interesting light heavyweight clash, WBC #3 rated Humberto “El Don” Savigne (13-1, 10 KOs) scored a second round TKO over former world champion Jeff “Left Hook” Lacy (26-5, 18 KOs). Savigne dropped Lacy in round one and the bout was stopped in round two after Savigne landed a series of unanswered punches. Time was 2:04. (more…)



July 11th, 2014

Boxing News

Davenport boxing show cancelled

By Johnny B’

Professional boxing was to make it’s long awaited return to the historic Col Ballroom in Davenport, Iowa this Friday, but due to some of the boxers not having the proper blood work in on time, and other fighters not making it to the July 10th weigh-in, the Iowa boxing commissioners closed down the event. This was to be the debut of Glamour Promotions and Fight College Inc., but the latest word was that the show was closed down and two groups making their promotional debut will possibly take a financial loss as payments had already been made. Davenport’s boxing fans have been waiting for quite some time for a good show to come to the area. Saturday evening’s card was to have included three title bouts for minor belts and a full undercard featuring Iowa and other Midwest boxers.



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

More info on Mayweather-Maidana II

The September 13 event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is titled “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana II.”

Ticket information and information about an upcoming five-city, cross-country press tour starting July 14 will be announced shortly.

The event is co-promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona.

Floyd Mayweather: “Marcos Maidana is a tough customer and he gave me a fight that had me work for the victory. His style is difficult at best, but with experience comes a way and will to win. I’m not one to give second chances in the ring, but I want to give the fans what they want to see. I will be as prepared as I always am when I step in the ring on September 13. I only see the outcome one way and that’s another successful night for me and my team.”

Marcos Maidana: “The rematch with Mayweather is the only fight that really motivates me. I feel I earned it in the ring and Floyd owed it to me. I’ve already proved that I don’t care if the man I have in front of me is the best pound-for-pound champion. I was close to ending his reign last time. On September 13 he will not get away undefeated.”



July 10th, 2014

UFC

UFC signs former boxing champ Holly Holm

The UFC’s women’s bantamweight division got a jolt of significant firepower with the announcement of the signing of unbeaten Holly Holm, one of the hottest prospects in MMA and a former world boxing champion . . . Click here for more

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Coming up next: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CERRONE VS. MILLER is LIVE on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday, Jul 16 at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT . . . Click here for more



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

ESPN FNF weights

Mike Gavronski 159 vs. Tureano Johnson 160
Art Hovhannisyan 134.5 vs. Jonathan Maicelo 134.5
Evan Woolsey 135 vs. Kenneth Sims Jr. 135
Lavale Wilson 125.5 vs. Eduardo Martinez 126
Jared Torgeson 201 vs. Marquise Weston 194
Guillermo Delgadillo 135.5 vs. Ricardo Maldonado 136
Shariff Woo Johnson 162 vs. Fatlum Zhuta 157
Ariel Beck 129 vs. Jennifer Hamann 130

Venue: Little Creek Casino in Shelton, Washington
Promoter: Gary Shaw Productions
TV: ESPN2



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Weights from Indio, CA

Víctor Ruiz 115 vs. Timur Shailezov 115
Chantel Cordova 111.5 vs. Patricia Alcivar 113
Maurice Hooker 144 vs. Lauro Alcantar 146.5
Alberto Fundora 173 vs. Albert Avina 177
Rafael Espinoza 122 vs. Victor Serrano 123
Roque Ramos 127 vs. Jesus Sandoval 127

When: Friday, July 11, 7:30pm
Where: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, CA
Promoter: Bobby D. Presents



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Canelo-Lara Presser Quick Quotes

Photos: Mary Ann Owen

The final press conference for Saturday’s PPV event headlined by super welterweights Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara took place on Thursday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This open to the public event featured almost no trash talk to get the crowd fired up.

Canelo Alvarez: “I’m very anxious for this fight. We had great preparation. My body is ready to fight.”

Erislandy Lara: “We’re ready. I’ve said what I had to say. See you Saturday.”

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July 10th, 2014

UFC

Invicta 8 to air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass

Las Vegas, Nevada – UFC FIGHT PASS, the UFC’s digital streaming service, is proud to announce UFCFIGHTPASS.com will be the place to see the eighth stacked card from the world’s leading all-female MMA promotion, Invicta Fighting Championships . . . More

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Coming up next: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CERRONE VS. MILLER is LIVE on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday, Jul 16 at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT . . . Click here for more



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Mayweather stays in Vegas for Maidana rematch

Although Mayweather Promotions recently received a promoter’s license in the state of New York, WBC/WBA welterweight and super welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather tweeted today that his September 13 rematch with Marcos Maidana will be at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This will be Floyd’s tenth straight fight at the MGM Grand, which has hosted every Floyd Mayweather fight since 2007. Mayweather-Maidana 2 will be promoted by Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions as Mayweather Promotions doesn’t have a Nevada promoter’s license.



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Bellew: When I fight Cleverly, I’ll retire him

Cruiserweight Tony Bellew says he can afford no slip-ups against Julio Cesar Dos Santos on Saturday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool – as he wants to fight Nathan Cleverly next and end the Welshman’s career. Bellew faces the big-hitting Brazilian in his second fight at cruiserweight, with bitter rival Cleverly clashing with Alejandro Valori on the same bill also in his second bout at 200lbs.

Promoter Eddie Hearn has dubbed the show ‘Collision Course’ as the rivals head towards a huge rematch of their October 2011 fight later in the year, and the hometown favorite says if they both get through their challenges at the weekend, a second fight is inevitable – and Bellew wants to settle the score in emphatic fashion.

“It will happen and when it does happen I am going to retire him,” vowed Bellew. (more…)



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Shiming, Ramirez on HBO2; Rigo on UniMas

Photo: Fightnews.com

Photo: Fightnews.com


Two-time Chinese Olympic gold medallist and national icon Zou Shiming and undefeated Top-Five world-rated super middleweight contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez will headline Champions of Gold – championship boxing’s return to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena. Promoted by Top Rank and Sands China Ltd., in association with Tecate, All Star Boxing, Caribe Promotions and Foreman Boys Promotions, the Zou Shiming / Gilberto Ramirez boxing doubleheader will take place Saturday, July 19, and will be televised via same-day delay on HBO2, beginning at 5PM ET/PT.

Also on that card, the bout between WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and Sod Kokietgym will be televised on UniMas via same-day delay at 11PM ET/PT on “Solo Boxeo Tecate.” This will be Rigondeaux’s last fight under his promotional contract with Top Rank.



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Interview: Daniel Geale

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

Former IBF/WBA middleweight champion Daniel “Real Deal” Geale talks to Fightnews about his July 26 showdown against WBA middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin at Madison Square Garden. Geale is confident he can upset the hot favorite Golovkin in the same manner as when as an underdog he defeated Sebastian Sylvester and Felix Sturm for IBF and WBA titles respectively in their home country of Germany. Geale also says sparring partner Jake Carr has got him in 100% fight condition. Daniel will depart on Saturday for New York City for final sparring sessions along with former Golovkin challenger Curtis Stevens.



July 10th, 2014

UFC

Outside the Octagon: The Hope of a Nation

Looking back now, Thomas Egan never had a chance. At UFC 93 in January of 2009, the 20-year-old was the local representative on the promotion’s first visit to his Dublin hometown, and you can imagine what type of pressure that can put on the shoulders of a young man less than 18 months into his pro career . . . More

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Coming up next: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CERRONE VS. MILLER is LIVE on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday, Jul 16 at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT . . . Click here for more



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Medina is out, Ennis is in on July 25

Former USBA junior middleweight champion Derek “Pooh” Ennis (24-4-1, 13 KOs) will step in to face WBA #15, IBF #13, and WBO #11-rated Caleb “Golden” Truax (23-1-2, 14 KOs) in the co-main event of “Conquerors”, a night of ESPN Friday Night Fights boxing on July 25 at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion. Truax’s original opponent, Mexico’s Rogelio “Porky” Medina was forced out by injury.

Welterweight contender Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (35-3, 23 KOs) takes on hard-hitting and dangerous Breidis “Khanqueror” Prescott (27-5, 20 KOs) in the night’s 10-round main event. Scheduled to open the night’s telecast is a light heavyweight six-rounder between Popular Chicago native, Notre Dame grad, Subway model Mike Lee (12-0, 7 KOs) and Paul Gonsalves (7-3, 3 KOs).



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Skelton: Joshua could be another Audley Harrison

Heavyweight Matt Skelton has warned Anthony Joshua MBE that he’s planning to derail his pro career at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday – and says that Joshua could follow the same path as Audley Harrison. Skelton is Joshua’s seventh pro opponent after joining the paid ranks from winning Olympic gold medal at London 2012, and the young hotshot has blasted half a dozen fighters away inside two rounds so far.

Harrison won gold in Sydney in 2000 and after moving to 18-0 the Londoner lost back-to-back fights against Danny Williams and Dominick Guinn, and Skelton says that while he rates Joshua, he intends to cause an upset on Saturday.

“Anthony Joshua has all the natural attributes of a good Heavyweight – he’s in brilliant shape, but we saw with Audley Harrison in his early days, he went through 18 fights unbeaten against hand-picked opponents and then he came unstuck,” said Skelton. “I am not going to Liverpool to lay down and take a paycheck, that’s not in my make-up and I am not all about money, I am always in the gym ticking over and we really didn’t do enough to prepare for the Price fight. I have been training hard and often and I needed a fight.” (more…)



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Judgment Day is here for Mendez, Barthelemy

Photos: Oscar Palamino, IMP

Former heavyweight world champion, boxing legend Mike Tyson held court at the Final Press Conference for “Judgment Day” on Wednesday afternoon in Miami, FL. “Judgment Day”, set for tonight at the American Airlines Arena, home of the Miami Heat, is headlined by a highly anticipated rematch for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Super Featherweight crown between Tyson’s fighter, champion Argenis “La Tormenta” Mendez (20-2-1, 11 KOs) and top rated challenger Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (19-0, 12 KOs).

Tempers grew heated in front of the huge media crowd when the challenger, Barthlemey took the podium and was shadowed by a “fake” IBF title belt, apparently as a way of insulting the champion, Mendez. (more…)



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Boxing Buzz

Brian Kelly honored as Niagara boxing legend. More

Kell Brook is on a mission to prove he’s world class. More

Boxing legend Thomas Hearns goes for a knockout against blight in a Detroit neighborhood. More

George Groves wants a world title by the end of the year. More



July 10th, 2014

Boxing News

Gomez beats Paredes in comeback fight

By Butch Gottlieb At ringside
Photos: Mary Ann Owen

Former world title challenger Alfonso Gomez (24-6-2, 12 KOs) overcame two knockdowns to outpoint Ed Paredes (35-3-1, 23 KOs) over ten rounds on Wednesday night in a junior middleweight bout at “The Joint” inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In his first fight in two years, the former “Contender” star Gomez outworked Paredes in most rounds. Paredes was credited with a knockdowns in rounds four and six, but both seemed to be more of a slip. Scores were 99-92, 98-92, 96-93.

In the first scheduled ten-rounder for both fighters, 2012 United States Olympian featherweight Joseph “JoJo” Diaz (12-0, 7 KOs) won a hard fought ten round unanimous decision over Ramiro “Zurdo” Robles (11-2-1, 6 KOs). Diaz and Ramirez went toe-to-toe the whole way in an entertaining matchup. Scores were 99-91, 99-91, 98-92. (more…)



July 9th, 2014

Boxing News

Floyd Mayweather in Panama

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By Gabriel F. Cordero

Pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather surfaced in Panama City, Panama on Wednesday.

Among his stops was a visit with WBA executive vice president Gilbert Jesus Mendoza. Mayweather currently holds the WBC and WBA titles in both the welterweight and super welterweight divisions. He is expected to defend the welterweight belt again on September 13 in Brooklyn, although nothing is official.



July 9th, 2014

Boxing News

Mendez, Barthelemy make weight

Argenis Mendez 129.8 vs. Rances Barthelemy 130
IBF Junior Lightweight Title (Champion Mendez)

Humberto Savigne 175 vs. Jeff Lacy 173.2
Erickson Lubin 146.6 vs. Noe Bolanos 148.2
Yunier Dortikos 199.4 vs. Edison Miranda 198.8
Leo Hall 173.6 vs. Juan Ortega 173.8
Albert Bell 129.6 vs. Josh Ross 130.2
Ramon Luis Nicholas 177.4 vs. Dakota Dawson 180.2

Venue: American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL
Promoter: Iron Mike Productions
TV: Fox Sports 1, 10pm ET, 7pm PT



July 9th, 2014

UFC

UFC 176 Postponed

The UFC® has announced that the UFC 176 Pay-Per-View event scheduled for August 2nd will be postponed. The featherweight championship fight scheduled to headline the event at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles was dropped from the card last week when champion Jose Aldo sustained an injury making him unable to defend his title against No. 1 ranked featherweight Chad Mendes . . . More

Also see: Four More UFC 176 Fights Find New Homes

And: The Shift From 176 Continues
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Coming up next: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: CERRONE VS. MILLER is LIVE on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday, Jul 16 at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT . . . Click here for more



July 9th, 2014

Boxing News

Glazkov headlines; Berridge and Parker to invade U.S. on August 9

The August 9th edition of NBCSN Fight Night will feature three bouts with three undefeated fighters and a high chance of a knockout in each bout. In the main event, undefeated heavyweight contender Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov (17-0-1, 11 KOs) returns to the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA on Saturday, August 9th where he will face-off against veteran Derric “El León” Rossy (29-8-0, 14 KOs) for ten rounds. The Glazkov-Rossy fight will top a special NBCSN Fight Night triple-header. In the middle bout, Robert “The Butcher” Berridge (24-1-1, 20 KOs) takes on Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin (15-0, 8 KOs). Undefeated heavyweight Joseph Parker will open the live telecast versus an opponent TBA. Tickets for the event are available now on Ticketmaster.com and ticket prices are $50 and $75. Doors open at 5:00 PM and the Fight Night telecast begins live at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT.



July 9th, 2014

Boxing News

Ruiz-Shailezov and Cordova-Alcivar this Friday at Fantasy Springs

California boxing hall of famer Bobby DePhilippis and his company Bobby D. Presents takes his show on the road this coming Friday when they present “Guys and Dolls” at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. The fight card will mark the fourth event this year for newly awarded NABF female promoter of the year with at least four more scheduled before the end of 2014. On Friday DePhilippis will once again present yet another North American Boxing Federation female title fight when in the semi-main event Chantel “Gorgeous Babe” Cordova (12-5-1, 3KO) of Pueblo, Colorado, faces off against Patricia “Patty Boom Boom” Alcivar (7-2, 3KO) in a ten round super flyweight championship bout. (more…)



July 9th, 2014

Boxing News

Jhonny Gonzalez Update

By Gabriel F. Cordero

WBC featherweight world champion Jhonny Gonzalez hopes to defend his belt in September and possible opponents being mentioned include former world champion Jorge “Travieso” Arce, former world champion Cristian Mijares, Jayson Velez, Ronny Rios and Rocky Juarez. Arce is the preference of Gonzalez’ promoter Promociones del Pueblo, but there is also a proposal on the table from Pepe Gomez/Cancun Boxing to face Mijares. The fight could land on September 20, probably in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico

There is also the chance that Gonzalez could be included on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana II. Opponents for that fight are Jayson Velez, Ronny Rios and Rocky Juarez.



July 9th, 2014

Boxing News

Brook: I’ll prove I’m the real deal against Porter

Kell Brook has vowed to prove he is a World class fighter by ripping the IBF Welterweight crown from Shawn Porter when they clash at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on August 16. Brook has had to bide his time for his first World title fight with three clashes against previous champion Devon Alexander cancelled through injury to both men.

The unbeaten Sheffield star will travel to America in two weeks’ time to complete his training camp, and Brook says that the time has come to show the world he belongs at the very top.

“I’ve been through the mill the last 18 months but all that is forgotten now,” said Brook. “We’ve got the date and after all the blood, sweat and tears it’s going to be worth it and I will prove to all the doubters that I am the real deal on the big stage when I win the World title on August 16. (more…)



July 9th, 2014

Boxing News

Joseph Diaz Jr. Back in Action

By Miguel Maravilla
Photo: Big Joe Miranda

2012 U.S Olympian featherweight Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. (10-0, 7 KOs) of South El Monte, California is set to return to the ring tonight as he takes on Guanajuato, Mexico’s Ramiro Robles (12-1-1, 7 KOs) in a scheduled ten round bout from the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas live on Fox Sports Net.

“My upcoming fight against is against a tough opponent it is my first ten rounder, fighting on Fox Sports it’s going to be a learning experience,” Diaz told Fightnews.com. (more…)



July 9th, 2014

Boxing News

Macklin returns August 30 in Ireland

Middleweight Matthew Macklin has teamed up with Matchroom Sport and will kick off the new season at the National Stadium in Dublin on August 30. Macklin’s opponent will be named at a press conference in Dublin soon. The 32 year old has mixed it with Sergio Martinez, Gennady Golovkin and Felix Sturm for the big prize and is determined to get back into range of another crack at landing a World title crown.

“It’s been four years since I last boxed in the UK and five since I boxed in Ireland so I am really looking forward to boxing this side of the Atlantic again,” said Macklin. “The National Stadium has always been a great traditional venue for Irish boxing and I think the atmosphere on August 30 will be electric.”

Macklin will top an exciting bill in Dublin, with rivals Spike O’Sullivan and Anthony Fitzgerald clashing on an undercard that sees Olympic gold medal star Anthony Joshua MBE in action.



July 9th, 2014




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