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Canelo will face Jacobs to unify titles on May 4

Canelo Alvarez will meet Daniel Jacobs to unify their 160-pound world titles on May 4 -- Cinco de Mayo weekend -- at a venue to be determined, though the fight it is likely to be at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, site of four of Alvarez's past six fights.

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Canelo's track record of fighting the best continues

One thing we know about Canelo Alvarez is that he always looks to fight the best available opponents, from Gennady Golovkin to Miguel Cotto and Floyd Mayweather. Now Alvarez faces fellow world titlist Daniel Jacobs in another dangerous bout.


Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao, Roach reunion a win-win situation

A glorious run that began in 2001 seemingly came to an end last year when Manny Pacquiao fought Lucas Matthysse without longtime trainer Freddie Roach in his corner. They are back together now, and everything seems as good as ever.

Pacquiao reminisces while talking about future plans

Manny Pacquiao took a stroll down memory lane before turning his attention to what he wants to do next, all while insisting Adrien Broner has his undivided attention.

Pacquiao not keen on seeing son follow his footsteps

Will Manny Pacquiao's son enter the world of boxing? The champ isn't encouraging the idea.


Broner confident he can outbox Pacquiao


Pacquiao-Broner: Best bets for the fight

Welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao enters his fight against Adrien Broner on Saturday as a slight favorite. What is the best way to bet the fight?

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Jennings wants title shot ... but he's willing to wait for it

Heavyweight title contender Bryant Jennings faces Oscar Rivas on Friday and hopes he'll receive a title opportunity against either Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua. That, however, could take a little time.

Jennings vs. Rivas on ESPN+: How to watch

Looking to watch the heavyweight fight between Bryant Jennings and Oscar Rivas on ESPN+ on Friday? Here's how to do it.


Pacquiao's longevity in boxing a rare feat

Manny Pacquiao will have his first post-40 bout on Saturday when he faces Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. Should Pacquiao prevail, he'll enter a new realm where an extra layer of prestige is achieved not solely by victory but also by the passage of time.

Pacman looking for 'decisive' win

Manny Pacquiao's camp knows that a decisive win over Adrien Broner would vault the fighter back into stardom stateside.

Broner on Pacquiao: 'He's been to sleep before'

Adrien Broner isn't afraid of legendary eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao leading up to their bout for Pacquiao's secondary welterweight belt on Saturday, saying, "I know if I touch him plush, I'll put him out."

Andrade vs. Akavov

Andrade faces Akavov, eyes bigger and better things

Demetrius Andrade is the definition of a high-risk/low-reward fighter. He's good and has a middleweight world title, but what he doesn't have is the much-needed buzz to entice other champions in the division. That could change with a victory on Friday.


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Crawford, Khan need fight for different reasons

Terence Crawford and Amir Khan confirmed their fight in April on Tuesday morning in London, and it's a fight that both men need -- albeit for drastically different reasons.

Bunce: Khan the underdog but won't be easy for Crawford

Steve Bunce shares his thoughts on Amir Khan's upcoming fight with Terence Crawford and how he thinks the British boxer will fair against one of the best in boxing.


Crawford-Khan bout announced for April 20

Terence Crawford and Amir Khan will fight April 20, it was announced on Tuesday. The location has yet to be determined.


Crawford: My fighting style will cause Khan problems


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Manny Pacquiao arrives in Las Vegas


Enjoy Manny Pacquiao while he's still fighting

Manny Pacquiao is 40 years old and still fighting at a high level. He faces Adrien Broner on Saturday and envisions more big matchups ahead.

Roach: Pacquiao wants Broner KO for Parkinson comments






Khan targets Brook after 'one of the best' Crawford


Terence Crawford and Amir Khan will face off in a welterweight world title fight on April 20th in the first Top Rank on ESPN pay-per-view event. The fighters and Top Rank chairman Bob Arum are in London to announce the fight.

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Plant dethrones Uzcategui in unanimous decision

Mandatory challenger Caleb Plant scored two knockdowns in an action-packed fight against Jose Uzcategui on Sunday night to win a 168-pound world title, fulfilling a lifelong dream and a promise he made to his daughter before she died two years ago.

Plant knocks down Uzcategui twice en route to win



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Why Pacquiao feels right at home again

Manny Pacquaio is back in Los Angeles and Wild Card Gym with Freddie Roach where it all began.

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Pacquiao reiterates he is focused on Broner

Manny Pacquiao worked out at the Wild Card Gym in front of media and said he is not looking past Adrien Broner.


This is 40: How Pacquiao has changed his approach

Manny Pacquiao insists his age is just a number and isn't changing much in his prep for Adrien Broner.







Dan Rafael's wish list for boxing in 2019

The new year is here, so what does Dan Rafael hope to see in 2019? Plenty of good fights, including the long-discussed Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder heavyweight bout.

Boxing fights we want to see in 2019

There is already a full slate of fights on the boxing schedule for 2019, but just how many of them are the ones fans are truly yearning for? Steve Kim lists the ones he'd like to see.

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Bob Arum tells Steve Kim that Terence Crawford will return to the ring on April 20. His opponent has not yet been named.

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British boxing in 2019

Bunce's British boxing preview of 2019

Will the great fallen champions from 2018 return, will one of the unbeaten prospects become a genuine star or will Britain's giant heavyweights continue to dominate boxing in 2019?

The 2019 Boxing Preview



Mayweather stops Nasukawa in exhibition

Floyd Mayweather dusted off the boxing gloves to deliver a masterclass in an exhibition match and stopped Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in the first round on New Year's Eve.

Mayweather-Nasukawa a laughable event

If you call watching Floyd Mayweather annihilate a 20-year-old non-boxer in a little over two minutes entertainment, congratulations, you were probably entertained. The rest of us? Meh, writes Dan Rafael.

Photos: Mayweather vs. Nasukawa

Floyd Mayweather's KO victory over kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa in a boxing exhibition in Japan was as easy as it was effective. Here's how it happened.

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Manny Pacquiao

Back at Freddie Roach's Wild Card gym in Los Angeles, Manny Pacquiao gets ready for his fight against Adrien Broner on Jan. 19 in Las Vegas. (Video by Steve Kim)

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Manny Pacquiao shows speed and power during a training session at Wild Card gym in Los Angeles, California on New Year's Eve. (Video by Steve Kim)

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Ito knocks out Chuprakov to retain title

Masayuki Ito retained his junior lightweight title with a knockout of Evgeny Chuprakov.

Ito the busier fighter in TKO win


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