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Khan: Canelo will be tough, but I will prevail (2:44)
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Boxing fight schedule

Want to know what fights are on the horizon? Check out the boxing schedule for 2016.

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Khan: I'm more than ready (1:15)
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Rankings: Alvarez faces Khan while Golovkin waits

Middleweight champ Canelo Alvarez will have to fight Gennady Golovkin sooner rather than later to decide who's the best in the division. In the meantime, Canelo meets Amir Khan on Saturday.

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12 Rounds: Who has the advantage in Alvarez-Khan?

How well does middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez match up with Amir Khan as Saturday's showdown approaches? Brian Campbell breaks it down from 12 different categories.

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Khan not interested in facing Mayweather

Amir Khan insisted he wouldn't be interested in fighting Floyd Mayweather if the American makes his expected return from retirement.

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2dDan Rafael

Scorecard: Jack, DeGale set up fall unification bout

Super middleweight titlist Badou Jack kept plans intact for a fall unification bout against James DeGale by retaining his title in a draw against former titleholder Lucian Bute.

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Stephen A.: Rematch with Canelo would be best fight for Mayweather (2:10)
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Greeny concedes defeat over Mayweather retirement debate (2:16)
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Mayweather hints at coming out of retirement

Floyd Mayweather still is happily retired but admitted to having comeback talks with CBS and Showtime and said the numbers being floated for his return would have to be "upwards of nine figures."

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Jack retains title with majority draw against Bute

Badou Jack retained his WBC super middleweight title with a hard-fought but unpopular majority draw against former titleholder Lucian Bute on Saturday at the DC Armory.

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Berto exacts revenge on Ortiz in 4th-round TKO

Five years after their 2011 slugfest, Andre Berto got his revenge against Victor Ortiz on Saturday by dropping him twice in the fourth round before the fight was stopped.

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DeGale outpoints Medina, retains title

Super middleweight titlist James DeGale needed all 12 rounds to dispatch a game Rogelio "Porky" Medina in a very tough fight Saturday night in Washington, D.C.

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Bellew, Makabu to fight for vacant title May 29

Tony Bellew and Ilunga Makabu will meet for the vacant cruiserweight title on May 29 at Goodison Park in Bellew's hometown of Liverpool, England.

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Chat wrap: Dan Rafael talks boxing

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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Vargas gets temporary license; Salido fight still on

Despite a positive test for clenbuterol, Francisco Vargas will be issued a temporary boxing license from the California State Athletic Commission, and his fight with Orlando Salido will go on.

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Barthelemy to defend title June 3 against Bey

Rances Barthelemy, fresh off a unanimous decision against Russian contender Denis Shafikov, will defend his lightweight world title June 3 against former titleholder Mickey Bey.

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Berto looks to rebound in rematch with Ortiz

After a one-sided defeat to Floyd Mayweather last year, former two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto will look to get back on track Saturday in a rematch with Victor Ortiz.

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Khan: Canelo will be tough, but I will prevail

Amir Khan believes his skill set will lead him to victory on Saturday.

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Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Face off.

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

El 7 de mayo vamos a gritar juntos Viva México: Canelo Álvarez

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Canelo takes podium. 'Amir Khan is a very fast elusive and tricky fighter but I'm ready. I'm honored to be opening T-Mobile.'

Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Dice Oscar de la Hoya que Donald Trump acaba de confirmarle que estará en la pelea de 'Canelo' vs 'Khan. 'No tendrá asientos de ring side pero estará en un lugar en el que pueda ver bien' #CaneloKhan

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Oscar says he still has tickets set aside for Trump.

Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

El promotor Oscar de la Hoya reitera cada vez que toma el micrófono que aún hay boletos disponibles para la que será el primer evento deportivo en la nueva T-Mobile Arena con capacidad para 20 mil personas #CaneloKhan

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Uno nunca sabe, quizá es la última pelea para Canelo y para mí aquí, sobre todo si Donald Trump gana: Amir Khan

Salvador Rodríguez Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Van a ver al mejor Amir Khan, él es un buen peleador pero es mi tiempo: Amir Khan #CaneloKhan

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Khan: I picked this fight because I believe I can beat Canelo. Says it could be his and Canelo's last fight in the United States if Trump becomes president.

Carlos Nava Columnist, ESPN Deportes 

Amir Khan dice que el trabajo ya está hecho y que sabe que 'Canelo' es fuerte y gran boxeador. Pero que llegó su momento y está seguro que el sábado saldrá con el título Mediano del CMB. #CaneloKhan

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Oscar says there is a reason that Manny and Floyd didn't want to fight Amir Khan, because he has so many skills.

Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer 

Khan trainer Virgil Hunter says Amir got into boxing to make a legacy and that it's obvious danger against Canelo but that Khan should credit for a willingness to move up two weight classes against a top fighter.