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Vargas replaces trainer Jones Jr. with Morales

Junior welterweight titlist Jessie Vargas changed trainers this week, parting ways with one future Hall of Famer, Roy Jones Jr., in favor of another, Erik Morales.

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9hDan Rafael

Pascal to fight on Kovalev-Mohammedi undercard

Former light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal's last fight was against unified titleholder Sergey Kovalev. His next one will be on Kovalev's undercard, perhaps setting up an eventual rematch.

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Warrant issued for Taylor over alleged attack

Jermain Taylor is facing a new charge after he was accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was charged with shooting his cousin.

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1dDan Rafael

Carl Frampton signs with Al Haymon

Junior featherweight titleholder Carl Frampton announced on Thursday that he has signed with adviser Al Haymon. Frampton joins Haymon's stable of around 200 fighters.

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Tanaka goes for Japanese title record

When Kosei Tanaka faces Julian Yedras for a vacant strawweight belt, he would set the record for fewest fights to win a title for a Japanese boxer.

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Barthelemy, DeMarco to fight June 21 in Vegas

Former junior lightweight titlist Rances Barthelemy and former lightweight titleholder Antonio DeMarco, both eyeing title shots in the junior welterweight division, will meet on June 21.

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Gradovich hits the road for defense, as usual

Featherweight titlist Evgeny Gradovich of Russia is a seasoned traveler for his fights so the notion of defending his belt on the road in England against Lee Selby of Wales is no big deal.

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Virgil Hunter: "There are things that I know about Keith Thurman's chin that I won't say. I have known him since the amateurs."

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Virgil Hunter on Khan's chances against Mayweather: "He's going to have to be a young buck and fight over his head."

Amir Khan wins by unanimous decision

Amir Khan and Chris Algieri went the full 12 rounds, but Khan got the unanimous decision win (115-113 and 117-111 twice on the judges' scorecards). Khan improved his record to 31-3 with his fifth straight victory.

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A Khan victory could spell Mayweather

For more than a year, Amir Khan has been chasing a fight with Floyd Mayweather but has been the bridesmaid. But after his win over Chris Algieri, Khan could get the call for Mayweather's Sept. 12 bout, Dan Rafael writes. Highest profile fighter left?

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Good fight. I had Khan winning 115-113, but major props to Algieri. Pac's 6-knockdown dec. over Chris very impressive in comparison.

Amir Khan, chasing a fight with Floyd Mayweather for more than a year, cruised to a unanimous decision over former junior welterweight titleholder Chris Algieri.