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Rios still motivated, fights on

Brandon Rios is in the twilight of his career, but he hasn't lost the love for the sport. On Saturday he will face Humberto Soto in his quest for another world title before he calls it quits.

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Rios focused on Soto, and whatever comes next

Two-time lightweight world titleholder Brandon Rios and said Thursday that he believes a victory Saturday over Humberto Soto will position him to fight for a world title for a fourth time.



Fury's potential opponents at heavyweight

Now that heavyweight lineal champion Tyson Fury has signed a deal with Top Rank, who are the opponents out there for him? And which pairing is the most realistic, given the current landscape of the boxing industry?

Arum to make offer to Wilder for Fury rematch

Top Rank's Bob Arum said Wednesday that he was going to make an offer to heavyweight world titlist Deontay Wilder for a rematch with Tyson Fury.

Top Rank sends offer to Wilder to fight Fury again



War of words nearly kicks off Joshua-Miller early

Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua and contender Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller almost kicked off their highly anticipated fight at MSG three months early, as the two exchanged strong words and shoves at the kickoff news conference Tuesday.

Miller shoves Joshua during staredown



Tyson Fury

Fury signs deal to be co-promoted by Top Rank

Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and promoter Frank Warren have signed a deal under which Fury will be co-promoted by Top Rank, they announced on Monday.

Fury: I'd love to fight Wilder again


Fury: 'No secret' I wanted to fight in America



Terence Crawford

Crawford knows he'll always get discredited by naysayers

Terence Crawford explains why Amir Khan was the only available top welterweight to fight.


Crawford and Khan to fight on ESPN PPV April 20

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

From violence to compassion: The duality of Terence Crawford

Terence Crawford was raised a fighter and found his way mostly due to his time in a ring, but it's his time as a father that has created a unique balance that challenges him each and every day.

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Divisional rankings: Brant makes a move at middleweight

Middleweight titlist Rob Brant moved up two spots after another impressive victory. But what other changes appear in ESPN's boxing rankings? Dan Rafael reveals his new world standings and what's next for the fighters.

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Santa Cruz-Rivera

Santa Cruz dominates Rivera to retain belt again

All three judges scored the bout 119-109 for Leo Santa Cruz, a three-division titleholder who retained his 126-pound belt for the third time by beating late replacement Rafael Rivera.

Santa Cruz needs bigger challenges; Rivera wins in losing

Leo Santa Cruz seems to fight at his opponent's level. And though he dominated late replacement Rafael Rivera, who showed he can be a tough out for any featherweight, Santa Cruz's needs to fight the best in the featherweight division.

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Brant stops Baysangurov

Brant finishes Baysangurov in 11th, retains belt

Out to state his case as an elite middleweight, Rob Brant outclassed Khasan Baysangurov before scoring an 11th-round TKO to retain his WBA regular middleweight title Friday night.

Brant stops Baysangurov, defends title


Greer defeats Escaner via KO in eighth round



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


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.



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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