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McGregor: Pacquiao Talks Intensifying For Fight This Year, I'll Win Boxing Title Before Retiring

Conor McGregor will be returning to the UFC to fight Dustin Poirier in a rematch on Jan. 23, but he’s already looking past his opponent and eyeing a different foe in another sport. The 32-year-old McG...

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Former NBA Star Lamar Odom Signs Celebrity Boxing Deal, Set To Fight June 12

Lamar Odom has survived tremendous amounts of adversity in his life, and he’s all too familiar with putting up a fight. The former Los Angeles Lakers star and two-time NBA champion will now be bringin...

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White: McGregor Should Focus On UFC, Not Pacquiao - Boxing Match Is Always There

UFC president Dana White would prefer Conor McGregor to expend his energy on a career inside of an MMA cage and not in a boxing ring. The Irishman will be headlining UFC 257 on Jan. 23 in Abu Dhabi wh...

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Hearn: Haney Is World's Best Lightweight But Has To Prove It - He Needs Breakout Bout

Matchroom Boxing head Eddie Hearn promotes Devin Haney, who has one of the highest ceilings of any young star in the sport. The 22-year-old Haney (25-0, 15 KOs) has been fighting as a professional sin...

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Hearn: Calling Haney, Garcia, Lopez, Davis 'Four Kings' Is Adventurous

The quartet of Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns and Marvin Hagler were known as the “Four Kings” in the 1980s because they all stepped into the ring and faced one another throughout the...

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Hearn: Teofimo Lopez Wants $10 Million For Haney Fight - It's Not Going To Happen, He's Not Even Undisputed

Teofimo Lopez Jr. scored the most significant upset of 2020 when he slugged his way to a unanimous decision win over Vasiliy Lomachenko. In doing so, he unified the 135-pound division with the WBO, WB...

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Hearn: Joshua Won't Be Held For Ransom By Usyk; We Could Vacate All The Belts

Matchroom Boxing head Eddie Hearn says there is a 90% chance that the heavyweight unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury takes place in 2021. That said, there is a 100% chance Hearn a...

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WBC Prez: Mandatories For Unified Champs Are Problematic, We Need To Find Solution

As the leader of one of the four major sanctioning bodies in boxing, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman realizes that there needs to be some kind of reform to prevent roadblocks for unified champions to ...

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Reynoso: People Who Don’t Have Canelo As P4P No. 1 Are Anti-Alvarez; He’s Accomplished More Than Crawford

Canelo Alvarez has a resume as robust and resounding as any fighter in the sport. The four-division champion Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) is fresh off a unanimous decision victory over Callum Smith, winni...

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Gabriel Flores To Face Andrew Cancio On Feb. 20 As Co-Feature To Berchelt-Valdez

One of the most promising action-packed fights of the year will be getting a solid chief support plan. Gabriel Flores Jr. will take on former world champion Andrew Cancio in a super featherweight show...

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Mike Tyson Says Floyd Mayweather Is Going To Beat Logan Paul's F---ing Ass

Mike Tyson has spoken highly of YouTubers of late saying that those who moonlight as boxers are great for the growth of the sport as the sweet science looks to skew toward a younger audience. ...

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Ryan Garcia, De La Hoya Want Gervonta Davis For Cinco De Mayo Clash

Ryan Garcia resoundingly says he’s ready to make the leap from prospect to top-flight contender and champion in 2021. The lightweight upstart has a tough test in front of him in Luke Campbell on Satur...

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Ryan Garcia: I'm Not Expecting 1st Round KO vs. Campbell; I'm Ready For Tough Night

Ryan Garcia’s last two opponents in Romero Duno and Francisco Fonseca have failed to make it out of the first round. If good things come in thirds, does that mean Garcia (20-0, 17 KOs) will finish Luk...

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De La Hoya: Garcia Doesn't Have Perfect Fighter Mold, But He Could Be Even More Special Than Me

No fighter is ever a finished product, especially at the tender age of 22. The boxing public realizes that Ryan Garcia is still a work in progress. Garcia’s (20-0, 17 KOs) potential is a promising one...

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Garcia Brothers Ryan And Sean Ready To Co-Star On Same Card For First Time

There will be a newfound family affair Saturday at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas. For the first time in their young professional careers, brothers Ryan and Sean Garcia will be fighting on the ...

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De La Hoya, Garcia, Canelo, Reynoso Have Newfangled Relationships To Navigate

De La Hoya, Garcia, Canelo, Reynoso Have Newfangled Relationships To Navigate

By Manouk Akopyan - The top shelf of Golden Boy’s cupboard was left barren once Canelo Alvarez filed a lawsuit against the promotional company and DAZN and was later released from his contract. The de...

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Haney's 2021 Wishlist: 135 Unification With Lopez Followed By Gervonta Davis

Lightweight titlist Devin Haney is outlining his holiday wishlist, and it’s headlined by a pair of potential mouthwatering fights for 2021. "My next [fight] will be Teofimo Lopez because that would be...

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Spence: Pacquiao Fight Is Up To Him; I Like Ugas, He’s A Real Fighter - I Don't Know About Thurman

Errol Spence Jr. will have a slew of welterweight options to choose from following his victory over Danny Garcia, and none of the roads directly lead to Terence Crawford. The WBC and IBF champion Spen...

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Canelo-Golovkin III Could Happen At 168; GGG's Not Getting Favors, Says Reynoso

Canelo Alvarez is warming up to the thought of a potential third bout with Gennadiy Golovkin. Alvarez’s trainer, manager and lifelong friend Eddy Reynoso told BoxingScene.com in an interview that a tr...

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Canelo vs. Avni Yildirim To Take Place 2/27 In Canelo's Birthplace Of Guadalajara

Canelo Alvarez is ready for his homecoming. Boxing’s pound-for-pound kingpin plans on returning to the ring on February 27 to fight 168-pound WBC mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim in his birthplace o...

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