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28mDan Rafael

Bute looking to win back belt against DeGale

Montreal star Lucian Bute will welcome super middleweight titlist James DeGale to Canada looking to regain the belt he lost against Carl Froch more than three years ago.

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Klitschko and Fury almost identical on scales

Tyson Fury took one last look into Wladimir Klitschko's eyes before they meet in the ring as they weighed in just a pound apart ahead of Saturday's world heavyweight title showdown.

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11mDan Rafael

Charlo ready for first defense against Campfort

Jermall Charlo may have waited a long time to get his junior middleweight title but he is wasting little time in returning for his first defense. Charlo will face Wilky Campfort on Saturday.

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Crawford waiting on Pacquiao decision

Junior welterweight titlist Terence Crawford remains on the short list to become Manny Pacquiao's next -- and potentially last -- opponent in April.

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1dBrian Campbell

Lara keeps belt with 3rd-round TKO of Zaveck

Cuban junior middleweight champ Erislandy Lara defended his title with a third-round win over former welterweight titlist Jan Zaveck.

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ESPN3 replay: Lara defends title

Watch as junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara stops Jan Zaveck via third-round TKO in the main event of a PBC on ESPN card from Hialeah, Florida.

A rain delay in boxing? Yup. (0:32)
2dNigel Collins

Collins: The contrast between boxing and risking it all

As evidenced by the conflicting performances from Guillermo Rigondeaux and Francisco Vargas last Saturday, our greatest heroes in boxing are always at risk, or they wouldn't be heroes.

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P4P rankings: Alvarez makes waves

With his impressive victory over Miguel Cotto on Saturday, newly crowned middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez made a jump in ESPN's pound-for-pound rankings.

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2dDan Rafael

Chat wrap: Dan Rafael talks boxing

Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions recapping Cotto-Canelo, previewing Wednesday's PBC on ESPN card and much more.

2dBrian Campbell

Chat wrap: Brian Campbell talks boxing

Boxing editor Brian Campbell stops by to chat about the latest news, including Canelo Alvarez's victory over middleweight champion Miguel Cotto.

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Lara primed for big things in 2016

Junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara prepares to defend his belt on Wednesday against experienced Jan Zaveck, but he's already thinking about next year.

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2dDan Rafael

Flanagan-Mathews II set for Feb. 13 in Liverpool

Derry Mathews will challenge Terry Flanagan for his lightweight world title Feb. 13 in Liverpool. The two last met in 2012, with Flanagan winning by decision.

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3dDan Rafael

Taffet to leave HBO; molded PPV model in boxing

Mark Taffet, the pioneer behind the PPV model in boxing, is leaving HBO at the end of the year. Taffet, 58, plans to remain in the sport as it enters "its next great era."

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3dDan Rafael

Rankings: Alvarez, the new face of boxing

Following his very strong performance in a decision victory against Miguel Cotto on Saturday, middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez made a case to be considered the new face of boxing.

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ESPN3 replay: Lara-Zaveck weigh-in

Watch as junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara and contender Jan Zaveck hit the scales for Wednesday's PBC on ESPN card in Hialeah, Florida.

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Nick Parkinson

Haye to face De Mori in January ring return

David Haye will end a three-and-a-half year retirement when he returns to the ring to face Australian Mark De Mori at London's O2 Arena on January 16.

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Nick Parkinson

DeGale: Bute 'nervous' since Froch defeat

Super middleweight titlist James DeGale says his challenger on Saturday, Lucian Bute, has not looked the same since losing to his fellow Briton Carl Froch.

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ESPN Staff

Fury: Boxing has a 'big' doping problem

Tyson Fury believes boxing has a big drugs problem and says sport should address the issue of substance misuse by legalising them.

Stephen A. on Cotto-Alvarez: 'The better fighter won' (1:58)
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Alvarez cements elite status with victory

Canelo Alvarez did more than just capture the middleweight title from Miguel Cotto on Saturday -- he earned the critical respect that has long eluded him and set up bigger fights to come.

Does Alvarez's victory make him a boxing superstar? (4:14)
One Nación: Canelo tops Cotto for title (1:38)
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5dDan Rafael

Canelo tops Cotto to claim middleweight title

In one of the most anticipated fights of the year, Canelo Alvarez defeated Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision to claim the vacant middleweight belt Saturday night in Las Vegas.

How did Canelo Alvarez earn his victory? (1:29)
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3dDan Rafael

Vargas stops Miura in a thriller

Francisco Vargas scored a tremendous TKO victory over Takashi Miura in the ninth round to win a junior lightweight world title Saturday night in Las Vegas.

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ESPN3 replay: Cotto-Alvarez non-televised undercard

Watch as bantamweight prospect Jose Martinez outpoints Oscar Mojica on the undercard of the Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez showdown Saturday night in Las Vegas.

7dAndrew Davis and Malik Smith, ESPN Stats & Information

Cotto, Alvarez fighting for pride over titles

ESPN Stats & Information goes inside the numbers to break down Saturday's middleweight title fight between Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez.

7dDan Rafael

High drama expected in Cotto-Alvarez

In the aftermath of a Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao superfight that failed to satisfy, Saturday's Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez middleweight title bout could be the perfect tonic for fans.

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ESPN3 replay: Cotto-Alvarez weigh-in

Watch as middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez hit the scales for Saturday's fight in Las Vegas.


Wladimir Klitschko weighs in at 245.3 pounds

The heavyweight champion is set for Saturday's title clash against Tyson Fury (246.4), which will see the IBF, WBA and WBO titles up for grabs.


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