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1hBrian Campbell

Mora focused on proving critics wrong

Former junior middleweight titlist Sergio Mora has spent his entire career achieving what others said couldn't be done. He expects that to continue against Daniel Jacobs on Saturday.

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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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15hDan 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.

Malignaggi ready for Garcia (3:10)
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)
So much gold in this Awesome interview (1:50)
2dDan Rafael

Golden Boy to air 'LA Fight Club' on Estrella TV

Golden Boy Promotions announced a three-year agreement with Spanish-language network Estrella TV to televise two boxing cards per month. The network will be the new home for "LA Fight Club."

3dDan 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.

3dBrian 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.

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6dBrian Campbell

Kovalev enters tense reunion with Sanchez

After a falling out more than three years ago, former trainer Abel Sanchez will be in the opposite corner of Sergey Kovalev when he defends his titles.

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2dDan 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.

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7dHoward Bryant

Bryant: Hollywood's boxing problem

In ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue, Howard Bryant writes that while white boxers may be increasingly rare, as the new Oscar contender Southpaw shows, they still command the spotlight in Hollywood.

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Gyllenhaal on his new movie Southpaw

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal dishes on his new movie "Southpaw," the sport of boxing, what sport he would play if he could change professions and why his parents wouldn't let him be in the movie "Mighty Ducks" when he was a kid.

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6dDan Rafael

Pascal angling toward rematch with Kovalev

Jean Pascal will have one eye on opponent Yunieski Gonzalez on Saturday and the other on a possible rematch with unified light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev.

Buncey's Boxing Podcast: Booth, Chisora, Blackwell (48:36)
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7dBrian Campbell

Mohammedi Q&A: 'Kovalev is just a man'

Despite being a heavy underdog, Nadjib Mohammedi is undaunted by the challenge he faces on Saturday against unified light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev.

7dDan Rafael

W. Klitschko extends TV deal for 5 more fights

Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is 39, but he is at the top of his game 18 title defenses into his historic reign as king of the hill. And he has no intention of going anywhere.

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2-year doping ban upheld against boxer Galahad

British boxer Kid Galahad, also known as Abdul Barry Awad, dropped his appeal of a two-year suspension for a positive test for the steroid stanozolol, U.K. Anti-Doping said on Friday.

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7dDan Rafael

Hand injury forces Magdaleno to pull out of fight

Junior featherweight Jessie Magdaleno (21-0, 15 KOs) injured his hand on Thursday afternoon in a sparring session and has withdrawn from his Aug. 1 fight against Rey Perez.


Dan Rafael @danrafaelespn

Ultimately, Andrade did turn down the Dec fight on Showtime, never got his $550k (according to the suit) and has not fought since. #boxing

Dan Rafael @danrafaelespn

According to suit, RNS said was negotiating to purchase Andrade's contract from Star/Banner & would get him bigger $ fight on HBO. #boxing

Paul Malignaggi @PaulMalignaggi

Got a lot of great memories from those days of fighting on ESPN. Get a load of that 22-year-old me in that video. Feels like a lifetime ago!