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1dDan Rafael

Garcia feeling confident at welterweight for Malignaggi fight

Former junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia has his eyes on winning a world title at 147 pounds. He'll start by testing himself against veteran Paulie Malignaggi on Saturday.

Garcia, Malignaggi conversation (2:08)
Watch Parker KO Tupou in first round (0:56)
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1dDan Rafael

Let the Matthysse-Postol hype begin

The deal for hard-charging puncher Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol to meet Oct. 3 for a vacant junior welterweight world title is now official.

De La Hoya talks Special Olympics (3:14)
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20hDan Rafael

Andrade stripped of junior middleweight title

Demetrius Andrade was stripped of his junior middleweight world title by the WBO on Friday because he was inactive, having not fought for the past 14 months.

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2dDan Rafael

Andrade promoters file suit vs. Roc Nation Sports

Banner Promotions and Star Boxing, who co-promote junior middleweight champ Demetrius Andrade, allege that Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports interfered with their exclusive agreement with Andrade.

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2dDan Rafael

Perez, Crolla must have rematch, WBA orders

The WBA has ordered a rematch of a lightweight fight between Darleys Perez and Anthony Crolla. Perez retained the title in a controversial draw earlier this month.

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The Ropes podcast: Garcia-Malignaggi

Rafe Bartholomew and Brian Campbell preview Saturday's PBC on ESPN card with Paulie Malignaggi cornerman and best friend Peter Sferrazza, and catch up on the latest news including GGG-Lemieux.

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3dDan Rafael

Flyweight champ Gonzalez added to GGG card

Flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez will defend his title on Oct. 17 on the undercard of the middleweight world title unification bout between Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux.

Buncey's Boxing Podcast: Moran, Rose, Eggington (43:53)
Garcia: 'I have to set the pace' (4:58)
De La Hoya on Golovkin-Lemieux (3:40)
Mayweather to face Berto in next fight? (3:44)
Esparza: 'I still don't like Canadians' (0:53)
Shields wins gold medal (0:49)
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4dDan Rafael

Adamek ending retirement to take on Saleta

Tomasz Adamek, the former cruiserweight world champion, is coming out of retirement to face popular countryman Przemyslaw Saleta in a scheduled 10-round fight on Sept. 25.

5dBrian Campbell

Shumenov outpoints Flores for interim title

Former light heavyweight titlist Beibut Shumenov looked like a new fighter Saturday and scored a unanimous decision win over B.J. Flores to claim the vacant interim cruiserweight title.

5dDan Rafael

Golovkin, Lemieux agree to Oct. unification bout

Gennady Golovkin and Montreal slugger David Lemieux will meet to unify their middleweight world titles on Oct. 17 in an HBO PPV main event at Madison Square Garden in New York.


Watch: PBC on ESPN: Garcia vs. Malignaggi

Danny Garcia looks to remain undefeated as he moves up to welterweight, with his first fight at 147 pounds tonight against former champ Paulie Malignaggi in Malignaggi's hometown. Plus: Sergio Mora takes on Daniel Jacobs. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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It's a great night for a fight

Paulie Malignaggi is a champion in multiple weight classes. Danny Garcia is undefeated in 30 fights. Get familiar with these two main eventers ahead of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN at 9 ET.


Previewing the PBC co-main event

For three months in 2008, Sergio Mora was known as more than just the winner of the 1st season of "The Contender." He was a world titleholder. Tonight, he challenges Daniel Jacobs for his secondary middleweight title. (Live on ESPN, 9 ET)


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Lenin Castillo D 8 Travis Peterkin. Messy, disappointing fight considering both men came in undefeated.

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Two points taken from Peterkin, one in fourth, one in the fifth, making things very close after five rounds.

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Castillo bleeding from cut over left eye as he returns to corner at the end of third. Accidental head butt.

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First round light heavy 8 rounder. Travis Peterkin and Lenin Castillo: tame stuff, no serious punches landed.