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Brant-Baysangurov, Fri. 9 p.m. ET

Brant happy and focused for title defense at home

Rob Brant will fight at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota, for the 12th time Friday night. But something is a little different this week as he prepares to make the first defense of his middleweight title in front of family and friends.

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Santa Cruz-Rivera

Santa Cruz looks to handle business against Rivera, secure big-money fight

Leo Santa Cruz will defend his featherweight world title against late replacement Rafael Rivera on Saturday, and as long as he takes care of business, Santa Cruz has high hopes for big fights to come.

Molina brings his hard-hitting style to face Figueroa

Technically, the main event this Saturday is the featherweight title bout between Leo Santa Cruz and Rafael Rivera. But the co-feature between welterweights John Molina Jr. and Omar Figueroa Jr. could steal the show.



Joshua's U.S. debut at MSG a done deal

Anthony Joshua will make his American debut by defending his three major world title belts against top contender Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller on June 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Joshua-Miller a quality fight, but...

Anthony Joshua vs. Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller is a solid matchup, but it's not the heavyweight bout that boxing fans, both domestically and abroad, are yearning for, writes Steve Kim.

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Ramirez retains 140-pound title

Ramirez scores majority decision vs. Zepeda

Local hero Jose Ramirez rallied to retain his junior welterweight title with a close, 12-round majority decision over Jose Zepeda on Sunday in Fresno, California.

Ramirez outpunches Zepeda, retains title


Bradley: Zepeda gave Ramirez some trouble



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Beltran stops Okada

Beltran stops Okada in the ninth round


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Davis stops Ruiz

Davis retains title with 1st-round KO of Ruiz

Gervonta Davis wasted little time defending his junior lightweight world title on Saturday night as he knocked out late replacement Hugo Ruiz in the first round.

Davis overpowers Ruiz


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Kovalev's Return

A new version of Sergey Kovalev has arrived

Nobody knew what Sergey Kovalev would bring to the table against Eleider Alvarez in their rematch, but the 35-year-old offered some strategical adjustments and a glimpse into how the next stage of his career will play out.

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Kovalev defeats Alvarez via unanimous decision, regains belt

Sergey Kovalev goes the distance against Eleider "Storm" Alvarez to win the rematch and regain his light heavyweight world title belt.




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Lopez vs. Magdaleno

Lopez continues 'takeover,' pummels Magdaleno

Teofimo Lopez Jr. went into the seventh round for the first time but had no problems handling the far more experienced Diego Magdaleno and set himself up for a fight on April 20 on the undercard of the Terence Crawford-Amir Khan ESPN PPV card.

Lopez beats Magdaleno with brutal KO, outlandish celebration


Teofimo Lopez was very effective in his KO victory over Diego Magdaleno.

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Kovalev wins

Kovalev evens score, regains belt from Alvarez

Sergey Kovalev got his redemption Saturday night, outboxing Eleider Alvarez and rolling to a 12-round unanimous-decision victory to reclaim his light heavyweight title.

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Valdez KOs Tommasone

Valdez retains title, Commey wins 135-pound belt

Oscar Valdez defeated Carmine Tommasone by TKO with a beautiful right uppercut, and Richard Commey earned a bout with lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko with a stoppage victory over Isa Chaniev.

Valdez knocks out Tommasone to defend featherweight title


Commey knocks out Chaniev for lightweight world title


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