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11 Aug 2018

JoJo Diaz loses chance at second world title on the scales

JoJo Diaz is now 0-2 in title opportunities as he failed to make weight for his fight against WBA Featherweight champion, Jesus Rojas. The fight will still go on as scheduled and will stream live via Facebook Watch from the Avalon Hollywood in Hollywood, CA. However, with the failed attempt

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02 Aug 2018

ESPN and Top Rank Announce Historic Agreement

(Aug. 2, 2018)  – ESPN and Top Rank, the world’s premier boxing promotional company, today announced the most comprehensive, exclusive rights agreement in the history of boxing. This new seven-year deal runs from 2018 to 2025 and includes 54 events per year, as well as a full offering of exclusive shoulder programming,

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04 Jul 2018

Xavier Martinez no longer with Mayweather Promotions

Bigger and better things to come. Stay tuned!🙌🏽 A post shared by X Martinez (@xaviermartinez916) on Jul 4, 2018 at 12:58pm PDT Top featherweight prospect Xavier Martinez of Sacramento, CA is now a promotional free agent according to a post he made today on Instagram. Martinez, who signed with Mayweather

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26 Jun 2018

Kali Reis “I showed in my last fight, I am elite”, returns Saturday

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (June 26, 2018) – In advance of her fight this Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena, three-time world champion Kali “KO Mequinonoag” Reis held an open media workout today at Big Six Academy in Providence, Rhode Island. Fighting out of nearby Cranston, RI, Reis (13-7-1, 4 KOs) will face former world title challenger Patty “La

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24 Jun 2018

Boxing Weekend Recap: Shields gets up, Vergil Ortiz is a star and more

Shields down, but up Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields (6-0, 2 KOs) won two world titles in her first bout at middleweight against Hanna Gabriels (18–2, 11 KOs) in a bout for the vacant IBF and WBA female middleweight world championships on Friday night at the at the Masonic

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22 Jun 2018

Martin Murray vs Roberto Garcia information on ESPN+

ESPN+ will have a full day of boxing on Saturday, June 23, with a pair of broadcasts from two continents. From the O2 Arena in London, Martin Murray will face off against Roberto Garcia in the main event for the WBC Silver middleweight title. Also appearing on the broadcast will be undefeated

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22 Jun 2018

Karlos Balderas Boxing Documentary | Santa Maria Boxer

2016 U.S. Olympian Karlos Balderas, who fights in the lightweight division, now has his eyes set on a world title, but that is seemingly any professional fighter. In this episode of Occupation: Fighter, get to understand what motivates Balderas to fight, the sacrifices his family has made for him to

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19 Jun 2018

“Mighty Mo” Hooker took the road less traveled to world title

Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker took the backroads to a world title. The Texas-based fighter didn’t have a decorated amateur career per say nor did he have the blue-chip prospect label like many upcoming fighters, instead he had a desire to make the most of his skills which crescendo with a win

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19 Jun 2018

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison leaves Roc Nation

Undefeated welterweight Dusty Hernandez-Harrison is now a promotional free agent after being granted his release from promoter Roc Nation Sports. The former USBA, WBC Continental Americas and WBC Youth Champion is eager to get back in the ring after a 22-month hiatus from the sport. “I am excited to have

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14 Jun 2018

Chris “The Boy” Zavala signs with Top Rank Inc.

One of the United States’ top amateur boxers, Chris “The Boy” Zavala, has signed a multi-year promotional agreement with Top Rank, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced today. Zavala, an 18-year-old native of Long Beach, California, had a sterling amateur record of 125-9, traveling around the globe as one

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