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14hDan Rafael

'Chocolatito' to fight Arroyo on Golovkin undercard

Pound-for-pound king Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez will defend his flyweight title against McWilliams Arroyo in the co-feature of a card headlined by Gennady Golovkin on April 23.

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19hDan Rafael

Chat wrap: Dan Rafael talks boxing

Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions about the sweet science, the Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan matchup, Gennady Golovkin's return and much more.

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20hDan Rafael

Unification fights we want to see

Unification fights are, unfortunately for fight fans, not common enough in boxing. But that doesn't take away our desire to see each division have a unified champion.

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Lucas Matthysse planning comeback at 147 pounds

Hard-punching Lucas Matthysse is preparing for a return that will likely take place May 7 in the co-feature of the Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan card.

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1dDan Rafael

Tarver's drug ban, $50K fine upheld by NJSACB

New Jersey's athletic control board unanimously upheld the six-month ban and $50,000 fine commissioner Larry Hazzard gave Antonio Tarver after he tested positive for synthetic testosterone.

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2dDan Rafael

Linares breaks hand in training; title defense off

Jorge Linares has suffered a fractured right hand in a training session and will withdraw from a mandatory defense of his world lightweight title against Dejan Zlaticanin.

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2dDan Rafael

Gilberto Ramirez focused on making history

Unbeaten Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez gets a chance to become Mexico's first super middleweight titlist -- and a shot at stardom -- when he meets Arthur Abraham on April 9 in Las Vegas.

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2dDan Rafael

Golovkin to defend title vs. Wade in April

Unified middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin will face mandatory challenger Dominic Wade on April 23, ahead of the much-anticipated fight against champion Canelo Alvarez in the fall.

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3dDan Rafael

Williams, Matano set for title elimination bout

Julian "J Rock" Williams will face Marcello Matano on March 5, with the winner becoming the mandatory challenger for 154-pound titleholder Jermall Charlo.

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3dDan Rafael

As Kovalev looms, Ward to fight Barrera in March

With a deal in place to challenge light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev in the fall, Andre Ward will jump into the division with a 12-round fight against Sullivan Barrera on March 26.

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3dDan Rafael

Bradley formally vacates welterweight world title

Timothy Bradley Jr. has vacated his welterweight world title after failing to fulfill his mandatory defense against Sadam Ali. Bradley instead signed to face Manny Pacquiao for a third time.

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3dNick Parkinson

Hearn confident of making Joshua vs. Martin

Promoter Eddie Hearn is confident of making a deal that will see Anthony Joshua challenge IBF world heavyweight champion Charles Martin at London's O2 Arena on April 9.

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2dDan Rafael

Golovkin to defend title vs. Wade in April

Unified middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin will face mandatory challenger Dominic Wade on April 23, ahead of the much-anticipated fight against champion Canelo Alvarez in the fall.

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3dDan Rafael

As Kovalev looms, Ward to fight Barrera in March

With a deal in place to challenge light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev in the fall, Andre Ward will jump into the division with a 12-round fight against Sullivan Barrera on March 26.

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4dDan Rafael

Adamek continues heavyweight march vs. Molina

Former cruiserweight and light heavyweight world titleholder Tomasz Adamek continues his pursuit of the heavyweight belt with a fight against Eric Molina on April 2 in Krakow, Poland.

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3dDan Rafael

Rankings: Golovkin to face mandatory challenger Wade

Unified middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin wants to face champion Canelo Alvarez, but until that happens , he'll stay busy against mandatory challenger Dominic Wade on April 23.

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4dDan Rafael

Arreola's win voided for marijuana in drug test

Chris Arreola tested positive for marijuana again after a 12-round split decision victory over Travis Kauffman in December, the result of which was changed to a no-decision.

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5dDan Rafael

Ortiz to defend interim heavyweight title vs. Thompson

After weeks of searching for an opponent, heavyweight Luis Ortiz finally found somebody willing to step into the ring with him: former two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson.

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5dDan Rafael

Scorecard: After win, Caballero hopes for title opportunity

In his first fight in almost 16 month, Randy Caballero scored three knockdowns on his way to a TKO victory over Ruben Garcia that puts him closer to a featherweight title opportunity.

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Brook respects Khan for taking Alvarez fight

Kell Brook is still holding out hope for an all-British super-bout with Amir Khan -- but said he respects his fellow countryman for stepping up two weight divisions to fight Saul Alvarez.

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5dDan Rafael

Braehmer to defend 175-lb belt vs. Gutknecht

Juergen Braehmer will make the sixth defense of his secondary 175-pound world title when he faces replacement opponent Eduard Gutknecht in a rematch on March 12 in Germany.

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5dDan Rafael

Mayweather minted as BWAA fighter of year

Floyd Mayweather was voted the 2015 Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year after the BWAA announced balloting results Friday, winning the award for the third time.

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Heavyweight Ortiz again looking for an opponent

A week after Golden Boy agreed to a deal with Alexander Dimitrenko to challenge Luis Ortiz on March 5, Dimitrenko had a change of heart and left the heavyweight interim titlist looking for a new challenger.

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8dDan Rafael

WBA continues to seek reduction of belts

So far, so good as it relates to the promise from the WBA to rid the organization of the numerous excess world title belts it hands out.

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Wilder: I'll fight Fury in England

Deontay Wilder has told Tyson Fury he is prepared to fight him in England and unify their heavyweight belts if the Briton wins his rematch bout with Wladimir Klitschko.

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19hDan Rafael

Chat wrap: Dan Rafael talks boxing

Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions about the sweet science, the Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan matchup, Gennady Golovkin's return and much more.

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Brian Campbell @BCampbellESPN

Between Gracie-Shamrock III & debut of "Fuller House," my February 90s nostalgia tour rolls on. All we need now is SBTB-themed restaurant.

Nigel Collins @NigelBoxing

McWilliams Arroyo does not seem to have the qualifications to give P4P king Chocolatito a competitive fight. A huge step down from Viloria.