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Dirrell looks to get back on track against Rubio

Former super middleweight titlist Anthony Dirrell is ready to leave his only defeat in the past when he faces veteran Marco Antonio Rubio on Sunday afternoon.

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11hDan Rafael

Alexander to fight Martinez in PBC on ESPN card

The next edition of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN will take place Oct. 14 and will be headlined by former two-division titlist Devon Alexander taking on Aron Martinez.

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Anthony Dirrell aims for return to title picture

Dan Rafael, Brian Campbell and Jim Basquil of Making The Rounds preview Sunday's doubleheader of Anthony Dirrell-Marco Antonio Rubio and Jamie McDonnell-Tomoki Kameda II.

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Evaluating Berto's chances against Mayweather (7:37)
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Collins: Santa Cruz-Mares just what boxing needed

Leo Santa Cruz's victory over Abner Mares was a reminder to matchmakers about the importance of giving fans a chance to experience the unique rush that keeps them coming back for more.

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18hDan Rafael

Petrov to face Walsh in world title eliminator

Lightweight contender Petr Petrov will face Liam Walsh in a world title eliminator on Oct. 10 at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, Petrov promoter Artie Pelullo announced Thursday.

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17hDan Rafael

Peterson's return to ring set for Oct. 17 vs. Diaz

Six months after a disputed majority decision loss to then-junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, former titleholder Lamont Peterson will get back to work on Oct. 17 against Felix Diaz.

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2dDan Rafael

Brook to defend welterweight belt vs. Chaves

Welterweight titleholder Kell Brook, unable to finalize a deal to face Brandon Rios, will instead face Diego Chaves, who gave Rios a rough night last year but eventually lost.

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Mayweather Sr. calls out Pacquiao (1:14)
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Mayweather, Berto ready to face off (1:19)
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Chat wrap: Brian Campbell talks boxing

Boxing editor and Making The Rounds analyst Brian Campbell answers your questions about Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto and the latest news in the sport.

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2dDan Rafael

Malignaggi to fight on -- in Italy

Two months after a one-sided loss to Danny Garcia, former two-division titlist Paulie Malignaggi is scheduled to be back in the ring -- in Italy.

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Santa Cruz-Mares replay

Watch as Leo Santa Cruz defeats Abner Mares to win a featherweight title in a fight widely considered as candidate for fight-of-the-year.

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2dDan Rafael

Brook to defend welterweight belt vs. Chaves

Welterweight titleholder Kell Brook, unable to finalize a deal to face Brandon Rios, will instead face Diego Chaves, who gave Rios a rough night last year but eventually lost.

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E:60 - The Promise

Heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder is fighting to fulfill a promise he made to his daughter ten years ago. E:60 takes you through Wilder's improbable journey.

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3dDan Rafael

Rankings: Santa Cruz proves his weight

It's time to believe the hype: Leo Santa Cruz proved to be the better man against Abner Mares -- and showed he's ready to take on the best fighters the featherweight division has to offer.

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3dDan Rafael

Notes: Hernandez-Ramirez date finally set

The mandatory fight between cruiserweight titlist Yoan Pablo Hernandez and interim titlist Victor Emilio Ramirez finally has a date and location.

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Berto dialed in for Mayweather fight

Welterweight contender Andre Berto knows he is a massive underdog against Floyd Mayweather for their world title fight on Sept. 12. He just doesn't care about the odds.

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4dDan Rafael

Ramirez moving to new date for tune-up fight

Super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez was penciled in to fight on Oct. 9, but there has been a change of plans and he could be headed for a Nov. 20 card.

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4dDan Rafael

Scorecard: Santa Cruz-Mares was worth the wait

Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares produced an old-fashioned slugfest reminiscent of some other great all-Mexican fights and one that warrants a rematch.

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Leo Santa Cruz: 'It's a dream come true' (1:21)
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Cruz, Mares delivered, talk rematch

The boxing world had to wait to see the fight they were asking for, but when Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares finally met Saturday night in Los Angeles, they delivered the type of action and entertainment that left fans asking they do it once again.

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5dDan Rafael

Ceja KOs Ruiz, wins interim title

Julio Ceja got up from the canvas to win an interim junior featherweight title by stopping Hugo Ruiz in Round 5 on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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7dDan Rafael

Perez-Crolla rematch in Nov. at site of first bout

The rematch between lightweight titleholder Darleys Perez and Anthony Crolla, ordered after their controversial draw on July 18, will be Nov. 21 at Manchester Arena in England.

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5dDan Rafael

Santa Cruz outslugs Mares to stay unbeaten

In a fight-of-the-year candidate, Leo Santa Cruz won a hard-fought majority decision featherweight bout with Abner Mares in ESPN's Premier Boxing Champions main event at Staples Center.

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Santa Cruz wins battle of L.A. (2:20)
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Santa Cruz tags Mares (0:15)
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Santa Cruz, Mares letting it fly (0:16)
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5dDan Rafael

Ceja KOs Ruiz, wins interim title

Julio Ceja got up from the canvas to win an interim junior featherweight title by stopping Hugo Ruiz in Round 5 on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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ESPN3 replay: Angulo stops Munoz

Watch as Alfredo "Perro" Angulo defeats Hector "The Hurricane" Munoz by KO in a one-sided super middleweight battle on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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7dBernardo Pilatti

Five keys for Leo Santa Cruz

Can Leo Santa Cruz remain unbeaten in Saturday's showdown against Abner Mares? Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory.

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