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Daniel Jacobs told he is cancer-free

Updated: April 22, 2013, 10:48 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Middleweight Daniel Jacobs has already fought twice since nearly dying from osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, but he has received the best news he could ask for as he heads into his third fight since his recovery: He is cancer-free.

Jacobs (24-1, 21 KOs), 26, is scheduled to face Keenan Collins (15-7-3, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., the hometown of both boxers, on the undercard of junior welterweight titleholder Danny Garcia's defense against ...

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