Friday Nights Fights Retrospective (3:39)
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1hDan Rafael

Ruiz-Donaire bout won't happen

Promociones del Pueblo won the right to the 122-pound bout between Hugo Ruiz and Nonito Donaire. But that fight has little to no chance of happening.

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The Ropes: Abel Sanchez and Willie Monroe Jr.

Rafe Bartholomew and Brian Campbell talk all things Gennady Golovkin, including interviews with trainer Abel Sanchez and recent opponent Willie Monroe Jr.

19hDan Rafael

Top Rank to take act to Macau for Yang-Cuenca

Top Rank says Chinese 140-pounder Ik Yang will square off with Cesar Rene Cuenca from Argentina for the junior welterweight world title July 18 at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena in Macau.

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1dNick Parkinson

Mayweather will never fight Golovkin - Murray

Martin Murray tells Inside Boxing why he is sure Floyd Mayweather will not risk his unbeaten record in his last fight against Gennady Golovkin.

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2dNick Parkinson

Groves eyes 'massive' rematch with DeGale

George Groves believes a potential title unification clash against James DeGale next year would be as big as his fight with Carl Froch at Wembley.

Making The Rounds

DeGale says he's 'destined to be world champion' (4:12)

Buncey's Boxing Podcast: Gumbs, McDonnell, Catterall (47:53)
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3dDan Rafael

Kovalev to make 3-belt defense vs. Mohammedi

Nadjib Mohammedi will get a crack at Sergey Kovalev's three world title belts on July 25 (HBO, 10 p.m. ET/PT) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.


Dan Rafael @danrafaelespn

A Wilder-Povetkin purse bid would be very, very interesting. Povetkin's promoter has gazillions. Can easily compete with Haymon's investors.

Russia's Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time Friday, defeating Poland's Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout.