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Portland’s ‘Haitian Sensation’ to defend title on ESPN’s ‘Friday Night Fights’

Portland boxer Russell Lamour Jr., who won the International Boxing Association’s North American middleweight title on Nov. 15 at the Portland Exposition building, will defend his New England middleweight title on Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. The fight will be broadcast nationally on ESPN for the network’s “Friday Night Fights” series. Lamour, […]

Wyclef Jean tips cap to Maine boxing champ

On Sunday morning, local boxing star Russell Lamour Jr. received a surprising video message from a friend in California. The sender had met hip hop recording artist, musician, actor, and politician,¬†Wyclef Jean. During the conversation, Lamour was mentioned, and Jean said that he had heard of the newly crowned International Boxing Association North American middleweight […]