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Magee keen to box again after doping ban ends

Former WBA super middleweight champion Brian Magee says he is keen to get back in the ring when his six-month doping ban ends later this month. It was announced Monday that the Northern Irishman tested positive for the banned stimulant Oxilofrine following his title defeat to Mikkel Kessler in December. Magee escaped a longer ban by proving the substance had come from an unlabeled...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Kessler stops Magee in 3rd round

Denmark's Mikkel Kessler won his fifth career world championship Saturday, stopping Brian Magee in the third round to take the Northern Irishman's World Boxing Association super-middleweight title. A right hook sent Magee down for a third and last time, after Kessler also floored the Northern Irishman twice in the second round. "Magee came out quickly. But when he...
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December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mikkel Kessler Attacks Brian Magee's Body For Stoppage Win, Stays On Track For Big Rematch

That Mikkel Kessler was going to beat Brian Magee Saturday was never in any real doubt. But how the Dane did it told us something: Kessler remains one of the best few 168 pounders in the world, right behind two fellow grads of Showtime's super middleweight tournament, Carl Froch and division champion Andre Ward. If there was a notion that he was fading after a long injury layoff...
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December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Kessler vs. Magee finalized for Dec 8 in Herning

Last night at Nordic Fight Night, where Cecilia Braekhus defeated Anne Sophie Mathis, it was also announced that Mikkel Kessler (45-2, 34 KOs) will challenge Brian Magee (36-4-1, 25 KOs) for the WBA Super-Middleweight World Championship at Jyske Bank BOXEN in Herning, Denmark on December 8. Tickets will go on sale at BILLETnet...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Markussen vs. Magee weigh-in results

The slap heard round the world in Germany today between Dereck Chisora and Vitali Klitschko wasn't the only European card that held a weigh-in Friday afternoon. From Denmark, Rudy Markussen will be squaring off against Brian Magee over the weekend. Somehow, that fight is for an interim WBA super middleweight title. Who knows. In any event, right here you can check out the weigh...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Markussen vs. Magee presser quotes & notes

Rudy Markussen (37-2, 24 KOs) is convinced he has the power to beat Brian Magee (35-4, 24 KOs) at the first Nordic Fight Night in Copenhagen on Saturday night. The Hardhitter is looking to complete a spectacular comeback after a long break from boxing between 2006 and 2010. Credit: Kruno Padjen / Team Sauerland “This is my last...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Markussen vs. Magee Set for February 18th in Denmark

Rudy Markussen (37-2, 24 KOs) will celebrate a special homecoming on February 18. Fighting in Copenhagen for the first time in more than five years, the “Hardhitter” will challenge WBA Interim Super-Middleweight Champion Brian Magee (35-4-1, 24 KOs) at Broendby Hall. Of course, Andre Ward is the WBA 168 lbs champion. The...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

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