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22mDan Rafael

Ortiz, Berto promise to go all-out in rematch

When they met five years ago, Victor Ortiz edged Andre Berto in an epic fight. Now, on a Premier Boxing Champion main event Saturday night, Berto has a chance for revenge.

23hJohnny Wilds

Wilds: How to bet Berto-Ortiz II

Boxing handicapper Johnny Wilds looks at Saturday's Andre Berto-Victor Ortiz fight and breaks down where the betting value lies, plus offers a prediction.

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Anthony Dirrell wins with first round TKO (0:31)
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18hDan Rafael

Boxing fight schedule

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

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21hDan Rafael

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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10hDan Rafael

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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18hDan Rafael

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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2dDan Rafael

Recent title loss helped Bute regain his swagger

Rejuvenated at age 36, former titleholder Lucian Bute has found a new sense of confidence entering Saturday's super middleweight title bout against Badou Jack in Washington.

Zackary Canepari

The fight in Claressa Shields

With the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in sight, gold-medal boxer Claressa Shields describes what she has endured since 2012 and why she wants to succeed for those closest to her.

2dDan Rafael

De La Hoya invites Trump to Alvarez-Khan

Promoter Oscar De La Hoya hopes to change Donald Trump's views of Mexicans and Muslims by providing him a ringside seat to the May 7 superfight.

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2dDan Rafael

Tournament to crown best at super middleweight

Five years after its Super Six tournament crowned a new king at 168 pounds, Showtime will kick off a smaller version on Saturday featuring world titleholders Badou Jack and James DeGale.

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2dDan Rafael

Montiel looks to keep pace in featherweight title picture

Former three-division titlist Fernando Montiel hasn't slowed down in his pursuit of a world title at the age of 37 and hopes a good performance against Jorge Lara on Saturday will get him there.

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3dNick Parkinson

Fury taunts Klitschko: You couldn't beat a fat man

Tyson Fury's latest news conference antics riled Wladimir Klitschko so much that the usually clean-cut heavyweight swore at his opponent in a heated exchange in Manchester, England.

3dESPN Staff

Klitschko 'glad' he lost to Fury

Wladimir Klitschko revealed that 'losing feels good' as he reflected on his defeat to Tyson Fury in November -- and backs Anthony Joshua to go on and dominate the heavyweight division.

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3dBrian Campbell

Victor Ortiz: I will end Andre Berto

Fully healed and refocused, former welterweight titlist "Vicious" Victor Ortiz is back in the ring to settle differences with Andre Berto in a rematch of their epic 2011 fight.

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3dDan Rafael

Thurman, Porter put friendship aside for June bout

Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter have been friendly for years, but come June 25, they will enter the ring as foes in one of the most-anticipated fights of the year.

Premier Boxing Champions

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.

MTR: Time to take Victor Ortiz seriously again? (2:14)
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GGG scores HBO's most-watched fight in nearly a year

Unified middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin's second-round destruction of Dominic Wade on Saturday night was the most-watched of the 11 bouts that have aired on HBO this year.

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4dNigel Collins

'GGG,' 'Chocolatito' an unlikely rivalry

They fight in different divisions, but unified middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin and flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez will probably be linked together for the foreseeable future.

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4dDan Rafael

GGG trainer says no catchweight for Canelo fight

Gennady Golovkin's trainer, Abel Sanchez, said the middleweight titleholder would never agree to fight lineal champion Canelo Alvarez at anything less than 160 pounds -- "not even an ounce."

Golovkin: Canelo is biggest fight right now (1:02)
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5dNick Parkinson

Joshua to defend IBF title vs. Breazeale

Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF world heavyweight belt against undefeated American Dominic Breazeale on June 25 at London's O2 Arena.

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4dESPN Staff

Price: I feel cheated out of IBF rankings

David Price believes he should be reinstated to the top 15 fighters in the IBF rankings after his last opponent Erkan Teper was banned for doping.

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6dDan Rafael

Golovkin knocks out Wade, tells Canelo 'let's fight'

Another fight, another knockout for Gennady Golovkin, who stopped Dominic Wade in the second round of their fight Saturday night and afterward called once again for a fight with Canelo Alvarez.


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On undercard of Lewis-Grant 16 years ago tonight, my 1st for card for USA Today: Wlaidmir Klitschko & Arturo Gatti. Not a bad way to start.