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Boxing fight schedule

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

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Crolla camp confident of Linares rematch

Anthony Crolla's promoter Eddie Hearn is confident the Briton will get a rematch with Jorge Linares after losing their world title fight via a unanimous points decision.

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Promoters King, Salita sign prospects

Don King has signed light heavyweight Anthony Sims Jr., and Dmitriy Salita announced that he has added junior welterweight slugger Shohjahon Ergashev.

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Featherweight fighter Patrick Hyland retires

Former featherweight world title challenger Patrick Hyland announced his retirement from boxing on Saturday, the 12th anniversary of his Sept. 24, 2004, professional debut.

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Lopez to make 2nd defense in Guevara rematch

Junior flyweight world titleholder Ganigan Lopez's second title defense will be a rematch against former champion Pedro Guevara on Oct. 15.

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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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What has happened to Premier Boxing Champions?

After a busy launch on multiple networks in 2015, Premier Boxing Champions has just one fight card currently scheduled for the remainder of 2016.

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Golovkin-Jacobs targeted for Dec. 10 at MSG

With a fractured right thumb scuttling Canelo Alvarez's planned fight on Dec. 10 at Madison Square Garden, a Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Jacobs bout is being targeted as a replacement.

Bunce: Crolla and Linares set for classic (2:14)
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Witness a no-show, charges vs Broner dropped

Judge drops felony assault and aggravated robbery charges against former world titleholder Adrien Broner after alleged victim fails to show at courthouse.

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Gvozdyk-Chilemba finalized for Kovalev-Ward

Isaac Chilemba and Oleksandr Gvozdyk will meet in a scheduled 10-rounder in one of the HBO PPV undercard bouts on the Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward card on Nov. 19 at T-Mobile Arena in L

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'Big Baby' Miller, promoter Salita clash over pact

Heavyweight contender Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller said Tuesday that promoter Dmitriy Salita has breached their contract and he has declared himself a promotional free agent.

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Rankings: Hoping for 'GGG'-Jacobs

Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Jacobs are the two top middleweights in boxing and they could meet in a Dec. 10 mandatory fight, in one of the best bouts the 160-pound division has to offer.

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McKenzie withdraws from Huck bout, cites illness

Marco Huck's fight with Ovill McKenzie, scheduled for Saturday at the Festhalle Arena in Frankfurt, Germany, was canceled Tuesday when McKenzie withdrew, claiming illness.

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Top Rank signs 'next big star' Conlan to deal

Michael Conlan, the Irish fighter whose loss at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics was one of the most controversial of the boxing tournament, has signed a multiyear deal with Top Rank.

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Breaking news: Junior lightweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko will return on Nov. 26 in a defense against fellow former featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters, who signed the contract on Tuesday, according to Top Rank. The fight will be on HBO and take place at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.

Cleverly finally ready for Braehmer battle

Steve Bunce talks about Nathan Cleverly's upcoming fight with Jurgen Braehmer in Neubrandenburg.


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Conor McGregor in NYC alone makes this a major event. But stacked card with title history on the line puts this one way over the top.