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Crawford, Khan need fight for different reasons

Terence Crawford and Amir Khan confirmed their fight in April on Tuesday morning in London, and it's a fight that both men need -- albeit for drastically different reasons.

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Bunce: Khan the underdog but won't be easy for Crawford

Steve Bunce shares his thoughts on Amir Khan's upcoming fight with Terence Crawford and how he thinks the British boxer will fair against one of the best in boxing.


Crawford-Khan bout announced for April 20

Terence Crawford and Amir Khan will fight April 20, it was announced on Tuesday. The location has yet to be determined.


Crawford: My fighting style will cause Khan problems





Manny Pacquiao arrives in Las Vegas


Enjoy Manny Pacquiao while he's still fighting

Manny Pacquiao is 40 years old and still fighting at a high level. He faces Adrien Broner on Saturday and envisions more big matchups ahead.

Roach: Pacquiao wants Broner KO for Parkinson comments




Khan targets Brook after 'one of the best' Crawford


Terence Crawford and Amir Khan will face off in a welterweight world title fight on April 20th in the first Top Rank on ESPN pay-per-view event. The fighters and Top Rank chairman Bob Arum are in London to announce the fight.

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Plant dethrones Uzcategui in unanimous decision

Mandatory challenger Caleb Plant scored two knockdowns in an action-packed fight against Jose Uzcategui on Sunday night to win a 168-pound world title, fulfilling a lifelong dream and a promise he made to his daughter before she died two years ago.

Plant knocks down Uzcategui twice en route to win



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Why Pacquiao feels right at home again

Manny Pacquaio is back in Los Angeles and Wild Card Gym with Freddie Roach where it all began.

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Pacquiao reiterates he is focused on Broner

Manny Pacquiao worked out at the Wild Card Gym in front of media and said he is not looking past Adrien Broner.


This is 40: How Pacquiao has changed his approach

Manny Pacquiao insists his age is just a number and isn't changing much in his prep for Adrien Broner.







Dan Rafael's wish list for boxing in 2019

The new year is here, so what does Dan Rafael hope to see in 2019? Plenty of good fights, including the long-discussed Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder heavyweight bout.

Boxing fights we want to see in 2019

There is already a full slate of fights on the boxing schedule for 2019, but just how many of them are the ones fans are truly yearning for? Steve Kim lists the ones he'd like to see.

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Bob Arum tells Steve Kim that Terence Crawford will return to the ring on April 20. His opponent has not yet been named.

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British boxing in 2019

Bunce's British boxing preview of 2019

Will the great fallen champions from 2018 return, will one of the unbeaten prospects become a genuine star or will Britain's giant heavyweights continue to dominate boxing in 2019?

The 2019 Boxing Preview



Mayweather stops Nasukawa in exhibition

Floyd Mayweather dusted off the boxing gloves to deliver a masterclass in an exhibition match and stopped Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in the first round on New Year's Eve.

Mayweather-Nasukawa a laughable event

If you call watching Floyd Mayweather annihilate a 20-year-old non-boxer in a little over two minutes entertainment, congratulations, you were probably entertained. The rest of us? Meh, writes Dan Rafael.

Photos: Mayweather vs. Nasukawa

Floyd Mayweather's KO victory over kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa in a boxing exhibition in Japan was as easy as it was effective. Here's how it happened.

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Manny Pacquiao

Back at Freddie Roach's Wild Card gym in Los Angeles, Manny Pacquiao gets ready for his fight against Adrien Broner on Jan. 19 in Las Vegas. (Video by Steve Kim)

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Manny Pacquiao shows speed and power during a training session at Wild Card gym in Los Angeles, California on New Year's Eve. (Video by Steve Kim)

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Top Rank Boxing

Ito knocks out Chuprakov to retain title

Masayuki Ito retained his junior lightweight title with a knockout of Evgeny Chuprakov.

Ito the busier fighter in TKO win


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Undercard results

Inoue defeats Chitpattana for WBC interim bantamweight title


Best stories of 2018

Best stories of 2018

Atlas calls Canelo's win 'a robbery'

Stephen A. Smith and Teddy Atlas get emotional after Canelo Alvarez defeats Gennady Golovkin.



Best of 2018

Bunce's British boxing review of 2018

From Anthony Joshua's stadium-fillers to Tyson Fury and a 'December to remember', Steve Bunce looks back on a quite astonishing year for British fighters.

Steve Bunce's top fights of 2018


Joshua Britain's No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in 2018

Unified heavyweight world titlist Anthony Joshua may have taken some flak in 2018 for the fights he did not have, but he remains ESPN's British No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter for the year.

Harrison defeats Charlo

Teddy Atlas: Harrison's victory over Charlo well deserved

Many view Tony Harrison's victory over Jermell Charlo for a junior middleweight world title as a controversial decision. Teddy Atlas explains why he believes it was the right call.

Judging the judges: A decision that cost Jermell Charlo his title

Tony Harrison got an absolute gift decision just in time for Christmas against Jermell Charlo, writes Dan Rafael, who also reviews Josh Warrington's impressive performance and Dillian Whyte's KO victory.

Tony Harrison upsets Jermell Charlo, wins world title

Tony Harrison pulled a major upset to win a junior middleweight world title by controversially outpointing Jermell Charlo on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Dillian Whyte

Whyte: I have more respect for Chisora than AJ

Whyte called out the IBF-WBA-WBO champion Anthony Joshua after knocking out Dereck Chisora at London's O2 Arena.


Jermall Charlo retains interim belt in decision win

Jermall Charlo got off to a slow start but kept his composure to win a unanimous decision over late replacement Matt Korobov on Saturday night in Brooklyn.

Top Rank Boxing

Warrington defeats Frampton

Warrington outpoints Frampton to defend title

Josh Warrington's intense pressure and energy earned a unanimous points victory over Carl Frampton in a first defense of his IBF world featherweight title on Saturday.

Warrington dominates Frampton


Warrington wants big fights -- in the U.S.

Josh Warrington declared his intent to fight in the U.S. in 2019 after his victory over Carl Frampton on Saturday. And he has his eye on fellow titleholders Leo Santa Cruz and Oscar Valdez.

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    Want to know what fights are on the horizon? Check out the boxing schedule for 2018.

Pound-For-Pound Rankings

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    All boxing champions and titleholders for the four major organization.

Best of 2018

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    The junior middleweight battle between Jarrett Hurd and Erislandy Lara was a memorable world title unification battle and the fight of the year.

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    Remembering Muhammad Ali, one the greatest athletes to ever live.