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Kell Brook will have Amir Khan on his mind during ring return

Kell Brook will have domestic rival Amir Khan on his mind when he returns to the ring for the first time since his Bramall Lane heartbreak at the Sheffield Arena in March.Brook lost his IBF welterweight title to...

Javier Fortuna fails to make weight, ruled ineligible

Javier Fortuna, who has never boxed at a weight heavier than 133 pounds in his nine-year career, failed to make the 135-pound limit at the weigh-in on Friday for a lightweight world title challenge against Robert Easter Jr.,...

Anti-Mayweather: Errol Spence Jr. puts substance before flash

It’s too bad it takes a good measure of bravado and blather to be noticed in the sports world, even when you’re someone as talented as Errol Spence Jr. The IBF welterweight champion defends his title Saturday night at...

Floyd Mayweather spotted at Lakers-Thunder game

Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Floyd Mayweather Jr. generated some buzz on social media Tuesday when he posted a video of himself riding a horse while shirtless on a beach. The Instagram video garnered a lot of...

Revealed tests show IBF junior lightweight champion Kenichi Ogawa tested positive for synthetic testosterone

Kenichi Ogawa, who controversially outpointed Tevin Farmer to win a vacant junior lightweight world title on Dec. 9 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, probably won't get to keep the 130-pound belt for long.In a urine test conducted...

Donnie Nietes, Juan Carlos Reveco round out ‘Superfly 2’ tripleheader

Tom Loeffler of 360 Promotions and HBO rounded out the "Superfly 2" tripleheader on Thursday. They didn't add a fight in the super flyweight division but, hey, close enough.They dipped one division lower -- just 3 pounds, from...

Josh Taylor believes he’s ‘two or three’ fights away from a world title shot

12:09 PM ETNick ParkinsonClose•Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation's Boxing Matters showJosh Taylor faces Humberto Soto on March 3 in the first...

Pacquiao fight could be in conflict with Golden Knights

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Manny Pacquiao’s promoter is hoping to put the Filipino fighter back in the ring in April in Las Vegas, but there is a potential conflict with the city’s NHL team.The Las Vegas...

Raymundo Beltran and Paulus Moses to meet for lightweight title

Lightweight contender Raymundo Beltran has had two cracks at a world title but has come up short. He's hoping the third time is a charm.Paulus Moses once had a world title and hopes to claim another one.That's what...

Manager for Vasiliy Lomachenko says his fighter won’t be facing Manny Pacquiao any time...

Egis Klimas, the manager of pound-for-pound king and junior lightweight world titleholder Vasiliy Lomachenko, on Wednesday shot down talk of Lomachenko taking on Manny Pacquiao in the spring. But the fighters' promoter, Bob Arum of Top Rank, left...

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