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Boxing fight schedule

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Marsili pulls out of June title fight vs. Zlaticanin

For the second time, lightweight contender Dejan Zlaticanin has had an opponent -- this time Emiliano Marsili -- withdraw from a scheduled 135-pound world title fight in Verona, New York.

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Colon moved to mother's home, remains in coma

Prichard Colon, who suffered a traumatic brain injury during an October bout, remains in a coma but has been moved to his mother's home from a rehabilitation center.

Jalen & Jacoby cannot condone the Mayweather/McGregor fight flyer (2:25)
Hey Harold! Vargas vs. Salido (1:52)
Vazquez tops Bone via unanimous decision (0:41)
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Burns would welcome Crawford rematch

Ricky Burns would welcome a rematch with Terence Crawford after becoming a history-making three-weight world champion.

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5dDan Rafael

PBC unveils three new fight cards

Welterweight Phil Lo Greco will headline a Premier Boxing Champions card in Lakeland, Florida against local favorite Joseph Elegele on June 12.

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Chat: Dan Rafael talks boxing, LIVE

Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions about the sweet science, including a preview of Saturday's fights and much more.

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Povetkin's 'B' sample comes up positive for meldonium

Alexander Povetkin, whose mandatory shot at Deontay Wilder was canceled after his "A" sample came up positive for meldonium, had his "B" sample return positive for the banned substance Thursday.

5dDan Rafael

Longtime matchmaker Hedi dies at 68

Renowned matchmaker Touab Mohamed Hedi, who helped build the careers of numerous world titleholders throughout Europe, died this week after a battle with cancer. He was 68.

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Bellew wants Haye cruiserweight bout

Tony Bellew is in fighting mood ahead of his world title bout on Sunday, after challenging David Haye to a contest at cruiserweight.

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Wilder: Povetkin 'should be suspended'

Deontay Wilder said it was a "horrible feeling" to have his fight against Alexander Povetkin canceled and he hopes Povetkin gets a lengthy suspension.

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Is Artur Beterbiev the real deal? (2:10)
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8dNick Parkinson

Burns eyeing Broner payday

Ricky Burns hopes victory against Michelle Di Rocco on Saturday leads to a megabucks clash with Adrien Broner soon.

McGregor on Mayweather: He needs me (2:06)
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10dSteve Bunce

Bunce: Haye sends in the clowns

The David Haye fighting carnival continues with sell-out crowds and a hilarious future opponent in Shannon Briggs playing the perpetual pantomime villain.

Boxer celebrates too much, too soon (0:45)
Claressa Shields a symbol of hope (2:14)
Wilder fight postponed due to doping scandal (2:47)


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Artur Beterbiev, who fights Ezequil Maderna June 4 on ESPN, won a close dec. over Sergey Kovalev in the '07 Russian National Championships.

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Jessie Vargas has signed his contract for a welterweight unification fight with England's Kell Brook, Cameron Dunkin, Vargas' manager, told ESPN.com. The fight will be either Aug. 27 or Sept. 3 in Brook's hometown of Sheffield, England.

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"I'm always looking for that knockout shot," says welter Bryant Perrella (13-0, 12 KOs) who fights David Grayton, June 4, on PBC on ESPN.