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1dDan Rafael

Burns to defend title against Relikh in Glasgow

Ricky Burns will fight mandatory challenger Kiryl Relikh in the first defense of his junior welterweight world title on Oct. 7 at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.

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22hDan 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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17hDan Rafael

Boxing fight schedule

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

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2dDan Arritt

Going back for thirds: Great sports trilogies

When it comes to great rivalries, good things can happen in threes. While talk about a third Nate Diaz-Conor McGregor fight gets louder, here are 10 classic sports trilogies worth revisiting.

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Hardy, Vincent bring women's boxing back to national stage

On Aug. 21, undefeated rivals Shelly Vincent and Heather Hardy entered the ring for a 10-round title bout in Coney Island. But beyond a belt, both fighters wanted to show that women's boxing could be prime-time entertainment.

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Usher: You can play sports, you can't play boxing! (2:15)
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Lonnie Ali's new passion (4:16)
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2dDan Rafael

De Carolis-Zeuge rematch scheduled for Nov. 5

Giovanni De Carolis and Tyron Zeuge will meet in a rematch on Nov. 5 at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany, promoter Team Sauerland announced on Thursday.

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2dDan Rafael

Welterweight contender Benavidez shot

Jose Benavidez Jr. has been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after the welterweight contender was shot in Phoenix.

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Plant beats De Angel by decision (0:46)
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4dNick Parkinson

Who is the UK's best P4P boxer?

Great Britain has 14 world champion boxers and experts say there has never been a better time for the sport in the country - but who is ESPN's best UK P4P fighter?

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3dSean Hurd

Hardy, Vincent bring women's boxing back to national stage

On August 21, undefeated rivals Shelly Vincent and Heather Hardy entered the ring for a 10-round title bout in Coney Island. But beyond a belt, both fighters wanted to show that women's boxing could be prime-time entertainment.

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Olympic champion Claressa Shields inspiring hometown of Flint (15:48)
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6dDan Rafael

Bantamweight Stevenson leaves pro options open

American Shakur Stevenson, who won the bantamweight silver medal, set the record straight after his loss Saturday, saying he is leaving his pro options open.

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6dDan Rafael

Spence scores sixth-round knockout of Bundu

Welterweight contender Errol Spence Jr. scored an impressive sixth-round knockout against Leonard Bundu in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions card on Sunday night.

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7dDan Rafael

Cuba's Ramirez takes gold medal over Stevenson

American bantamweight Shakur Stevenson lost a three-round split decision to Robeisy Ramirez of Cuba in the gold-medal bantamweight final on Saturday afternoon.

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9dDan Rafael

Rosado, Monroe Jr. to fight on Canelo-Smith card

With its original plans falling through, Golden Boy announced Thursday that Gabriel Rosado and Willie Monroe Jr. will fight on the co-feature of the Canelo Alvarez-Liam Smith PPV card Sept. 17.

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8dDan Rafael

Heavyweight 'Big Baby' Miller in a hurry

Unbeaten Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller says he's ready for the biggest names in the division -- and has a message for each one of them -- entering Friday's return against veteran Fred Kassi.

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22hDan 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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The fights before the fight (1:05)
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9dSteve Bunce

The return of toxic boxing in Rio

The outrageous decisions against Vassiliy Levit and Michael Conlan in Rio are the worst in Olympic boxing history since Roy Jones Jr. was denied in Seoul '88, Steve Bunce writes.

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