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Garcia dominates Malignaggi, picks up KO win

Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia wiped out former two-division titleholder Paulie Malignaggi in a ninth-round knockout victory Saturday on a Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN card.

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1dDan Rafael

Let the Matthysse-Postol hype begin

The deal for hard-charging puncher Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol to meet Oct. 3 for a vacant junior welterweight world title is now official.

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De La Hoya talks Special Olympics (3:14)
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1dDan Rafael

Andrade stripped of junior middleweight title

Demetrius Andrade was stripped of his junior middleweight world title by the WBO on Friday because he was inactive, having not fought for the past 14 months.

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2dDan Rafael

Andrade promoters file suit vs. Roc Nation Sports

Banner Promotions and Star Boxing, who co-promote junior middleweight champ Demetrius Andrade, allege that Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports interfered with their exclusive agreement with Andrade.

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2dDan Rafael

Perez, Crolla must have rematch, WBA orders

The WBA has ordered a rematch of a lightweight fight between Darleys Perez and Anthony Crolla. Perez retained the title in a controversial draw earlier this month.

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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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3dDan 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.

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4dDan 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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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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5dDan 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.

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Emotional Malignaggi talks retirement

Said Paulie Malignaggi after his KO loss to Danny Garcia: "I felt like if I didn't come up with a big performance tonight, that it would be my last fight. ... I was thinking 'Don't give in. This is your last night if you give in.'" Will he fight again? "Probably not. ... if it ends in Brooklyn tonight, at least I ended it at home."

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The best first round you'll ever see

Daniel Jacobs defeated Sergio Mora by TKO in the second round on Saturday, which was a bit anticlimactic after the two traded punches that doubled as automobile collisions in the first.

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Brian Campbell @BCampbellESPN

Correction: Malignaggi reiterates this is "likely" his last fight. Has no regrets but doesn't want to make emotional decision.

Teddy's take on Garcia-Malignaggi

Teddy Atlas likens Danny Garcia to an annoying neighbor who wouldn't leave Paulie Malignaggi alone. Oh, and this neighbor also throws hundreds of punches.

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Garcia overwhelms Malignaggi

Danny Garcia controlled the bout throughout and defeated Paulie Malignaggi by ninth-round TKO to improve to 31-0 in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN.

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Garcia: "I want who Al Haymon wants. It has been that way my whole career and it's not going to change now. I'll take anyone at 147."