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1mDan Rafael

Mares set for featherweight title clash vs. Cuellar

Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares will seek another belt on Saturday against featherweight champ Jesus Cuellar. The fight had been previously postponed after Mares failed an eye exam.

Joshua: Trash talk is great for boxing (0:32)
Molina: I want to shake the world (1:46)
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1dDan Rafael

Chat wrap: Dan Rafael talks boxing

Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions about the sweet science, including a preview this weekend's fights and much more.

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2dDan Rafael

WBA orders purse bid as GGG-Jacobs talks drag

The WBA formally ordered a purse bid on Wednesday for the mandatory bout between middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin and secondary titlist Daniel Jacobs that is still hung up in negotiations.

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1dNick Parkinson

Injured Haskins withdraws from world title bout

Lee Haskins has withdrawn from his IBF world bantamweight title third defence against Shohei Omori in Japan on New Year's Eve due to a leg injury.

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2dDan Rafael

Misael Rodriguez signs with promoter Schaefer

Misael Rodriguez, Mexico's first boxing medalist since 2000, has signed a promotional agreement with Ringstar Sports' Richard Schaefer, formerly of Golden Boy Promotions.

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3dDan Rafael

Verdejo to return to ring Feb. 3 in Puerto Rico

Lightweight boxer Felix Verdejo will return to the ring on Feb. 3 against an opponent to be determined, his first fight since being injured in a motorbike accident on Aug. 7.

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3dDan Rafael

Olympians Stevenson, Vargas are going pro

Shakur Stevenson, who won silver at the Rio Games, and fellow Olympic boxer Antonio Vargas are going pro after signing management deals on Tuesday.

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3dDan Rafael

Chavez Jr.: 'I want to get back to the top'

Former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is returning to the ring after a 17-month absence. And he's determined to get back to the top.

Crawford does whatever needs to be done to win (2:29)
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Shaun Assael

Sonny Liston Excerpt No. 2

Shaun Assael talks about Sonny's uneasy relationship with the civil rights movement

How will long layoffs affect Cuellar and Mares? (1:18)
4dMartyn Thomas

Wilder: Joshua defeat could burst British bubble

WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder believes British boxing is currently "hitting home runs", but he has warned Anthony Joshua that one defeat could start a decline.

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5dNick Parkinson

Saunders 'embarrassed' by win over Akavov

Billy Joe Saunders was "embarrassed" by the first defence of his WBO world middleweight title against Artur Akavov on Saturday.

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5dDan Rafael

U.S. Olympic boxer Conwell joining pro ranks

Charles Conwell, who represented the United States in the ring at the Rio Olympics, is going professional and has signed a deal with Split T Management.


Ex-boxing promoter convicted of embezzlement

Dan Doyle, a former boxing promoter and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute, has been found guilty of a total of 18 counts, including embezzlement, forgery and filing false documents.

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7dDan Rafael

Women's boxing returning to Showtime in January

Showtime says it will air Amanda Serrano's Jan. 14 bout at Barclays Center as part of a card headlined by the Badou Jack-James DeGale super middleweight world title unification fight.

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11mDan Rafael

Boxing fight schedule

Want to know what fights are on the horizon? Check out the boxing schedule for 2016/2017.

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7dDarren Rovell

Photographer puts up Ali-Liston shot for sale

Sports photographer Neil Leifer, who shot the pictures for more than 200 Sports Illustrated covers, is auctioning prints of his best photographs, including a famous one from Ali-Liston II.

Garcia attempting to claim his third world title (1:29)