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British super middleweight contender George Groves was added Thursday to the undercard of the cruiserweight rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew on Nov. 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.
Pascal to fight on rival Bute's Dec. 6 undercard
Jean Pascal will face Donovan George in a light heavyweight bout on the Dec. 6 undercard for Lucian Bute's fight against Roberto Bolonti at Bell Centre in Montreal.
Ortiz tests positive for steroid; hearing next
Heavyweight Luis Ortiz tested positive for the steroid nandrolone in the wake of winning an interim title.
Smith denied mandatory rematch vs. Abraham
British super middleweight contender Paul Smith might ultimately get a rematch with world titleholder Arthur Abraham of Germany, but it won't be because Abraham has been ordered to face him again.
Otake named as Quigg title defense opponent
Junior featherweight titleholder Scott Quigg, scheduled to defend his belt for the fifth time on the Nov. 22 undercard of the rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Toney Bellew, found out who he would be fighting on Tuesday.
Alexander-Khan bout nearly finalized for Dec.
Devon Alexander and Amir Khan have agreed to fight, and the deal is in the process of being finalized as the main event of a Dec. 13 tripleheader on Showtime in Las Vegas.
Lemieux's U.S. debut is Dec. 6 in Brooklyn
Montreal middleweight David Lemieux (32-2) will take on Gabriel Rosado on Dec. 6 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Golovkin KO's Rubio in 2nd round, keeps title
Gennady Golovkin, boxing's most devastating knockout artist, delivered yet another crushing KO as he drilled Marco Antonio Rubio in the second round to retain his middleweight world title on Saturday night at the StubHub Center.
Unbeaten Walters stops Donaire in Round 6
Pacquiao outpointed in pro basketball debut
Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday, just a month before he is set to defend his WBO welterweight crown.
Mayweather being sued by sons of ex-champ
The sons of former heavyweight world champion Hasim Rahman are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr., Mayweather Promotions and Showtime on a variety of charges stemming from the infamous sparring sessions televised on the network's "All Access" reality series.
Garcia vacates title; Salido is full champion
Mikey Garcia has vacated his junior lightweight title, and Orlando Salido has been elevated to full champion.
Augustus reportedly critical after shooting
Retired boxer Emanuel Augustus was shot in the head Monday night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, according to media reports in Louisiana. He is reportedly in critical condition.
Major shareholders cut ties to Golden Boy
Golden Boy Promotions president and co-founder Oscar De La Hoya has bought out the two largest shareholders in the company besides him, at their request.
Herrera's interim title at stake vs. Benavidez
Junior welterweight Mauricio Herrera and prospect Jose Benavidez Jr. will meet Dec. 13 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas with Herrera's interim title at stake.
Former heavyweight champ Spinks hospitalized
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks is in a Las Vegas hospital after a second operation for abdominal problems.
Pick-six leads to $600K win for Mayweather
Two last-second interceptions returned for touchdowns by the Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals delivered million-dollar blows to Las Vegas sports books, including a $600,000 hit from boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Bundrage defeats Molina by unanimous decision
Cornelius "K9" Bundrage scored two knockdowns and rolled to a clear, unanimous decision victory against Carlos Molina to regain a version of the junior middleweight world title on Saturday in Cancun, Mexico.
Father: Mayweather-Pacquiao 'gonna happen'
Although Floyd Mayweather Jr. has yet to announce his plans for 2015, his father has no doubt that a fight against Manny Pacquiao will happen.
Taylor nabs surprising middleweight world title
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor found himself in a surprising place Wednesday night: once again challenging for a world title.
Macklin-Heiland bout rescheduled for Nov. 15
Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin's title eliminator against Jorge Sebastien Heiland was rescheduled on Thursday.
Super middleweight DeGale to fight Periban
Super middleweight contender James DeGale is in a mandatory position to challenge Carl Froch for his world title, but with that fight not possible until at least early 2015 he will stay active against former title challenger Marco Anton Periban.
Hernandez to face challenger Afolabi on Dec. 6
With a purse bid deadline of Tuesday afternoon looming, the representatives for cruiserweight titleholder Yoan Pablo Hernandez and mandatory challenger Ola Afolabi came to an agreement on a Dec. 6 fight at a site to be determined in Germany.
Alvarez out with ankle injury; Dec. 6 fight off
Canelo Alvarez will be sidelined for about six weeks due to a persistent left ankle injury, Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday night.
Thompson-Solis II postponed as Solis injured
The heavyweight rematch between former world title challengers Tony Thompson and Odlanier Solis, scheduled to take place Oct. 18 in Dusseldorf, Germany, has been postponed, it was announced Monday.
Gonzalez scores 11th-round TKO win over Arce
Featherweight titleholder Jhonny Gonzalez steamrolled through countryman Jorge Arce, dropping him three times before stopping him in the 11th round of an utterly one-sided fight to retain his world title on Saturday night in Los Mochis, Mexico, Arce's hom
Barthelemy secures easy win over Saucedo
Unbeaten Rances Barthelemy put on a boxing clinic for 12 full rounds in the first defense of his junior lightweight title on Saturday night.
Bradley-Chaves fight set for Dec. 13 in Vegas
Throughout his 10-year professional boxing career, Timothy Bradley Jr. has won world titles in two weight classes and faced a who's who of top opponents, so even though he is coming off his first defeat -- a time when many fighters would look for a soft t
Fonfara to face Ngumbu Nov. 1 in Chicago
Andrzej Fonfara to face Doudou Ngumbu at UIC Pavilion in Chicago on Nov. 1.
Tete-Butler jr. bantamweight title bout on hold
Junior bantamweight titlist Zolani Tete pulls out of his title defense against Paul Butler because of a broken left hand.
Stiverne-Wilder WBC purse bid again delayed
For the second time in less than a month the WBC-mandated purse bid for the fight between Bermane Stiverne and mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder was postponed on Wednesday
N'Dam captures decision win over Stevens
With a mandatory shot at a middleweight title at stake for the winner, former titlist Hassan N'Dam made sure to stay out of harm's way Wednesday night against hard-hitting Curtis Stevens.
Quigg, McDonnell on Cleverly-Bellew undercard
The undercard to Nathan Cleverly-Toney Bellew on Nov. 22 will include Scott Quigg, Jamie McDonnell, Anthony Joshua, James DeGale, Callum Smith and Stephen Smith.
Gradovich to defend title vs. Velez on Nov. 29
Featherweight Evgeny Gradovich will make the fourth defense of his world title when he squares off with Jayson Velez on Nov. 29 in Omaha, Nebraska.