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Mayweather will return to ring Sept. 12 vs. Berto

Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring for the first time since boxing's richest fight ever to face Andre Berto on Sept. 12 in Las Vegas.

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6hDan Rafael

Katsidis comeback will begin in China

Australian junior welterweight Michael Katsidis, who announced his plans for a return to the ring two weeks ago, now has an opponent, date and site.

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1dDan Rafael

Golden Boy makes Soto-Orozco official

Veteran two-division titleholder Humberto Soto and rising contender Antonio Orozco will meet in a 10-round junior welterweight fight Oct. 3 on HBO.

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1dDan Rafael

Judah to end long layoff, eyes September fight

Former three-time junior welterweight titleholder and former undisputed welterweight world champ Zab Judah is set to end his long layoff, announcing on Monday a return to the ring in September.

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Mora suffered fractured right ankle in defeat

Sergio Mora told ESPN.com on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a fracture in his right ankle as well as with liquid on his right knee in his knockout loss to Daniel Jacobs on Saturday night.

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Haymon's PBC finalizes deal with Fox Sports 1

The march of Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions series across the television landscape continued Tuesday with the expected announcement that he has finalized a deal with yet another network.

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4dDan 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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4dDan 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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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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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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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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Public won't embrace Mayweather-Berto

ESPN's Dan Rafael says Floyd Mayweather had better options for his Sept. 12 fight: "[Andre Berto] was 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th on the depth chart. Mayweather was going for an easy fight for what he says is his final fight of his career."


Mayweather huge favorite against Berto

Floyd Mayweather looks to improve his record to 49-0 against Andre Berto, who has lost 3 of his last 6 fights after starting his career 27-0.

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Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto (30-3), Sept. 12 Mayweather results: KO/TKO: 26 Unanimous decision: 19 Majority/Split decision: 3 Losses: 0

Nigel Collins @NigelBoxing

Garcia-Malignaggi delivers the largest ESPN boxing audience since 1998. Average audience: 1,073,000. Peaked at nearly 1.5 million.

Dan Rafael @danrafaelespn

Start time of Floyd's PPV will be 8 pm ET (not typical 9 pm). Before the PPV begins Showtime will televise Ishe Smith-Vanes Martirosyan.

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Floyd Mayweather has another date with the ring. The boxer announced he will look to extend his undefeated streak to 49 as he faces Andre Berto on September 12. #MayweatherBerto

Dan Rafael @danrafaelespn

Rocky Martinez-Orlando Salido & Badou Jack-George Groves will be on Floyd PPV undercard. 1 other fight will also be added to the PPV.

Dan Rafael @danrafaelespn

The cost of the Mayweather PPV has not been announced yet but likely will be $64.95 in SD and a little more in HD. No ticket info yet.