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Lara vs. Zaveck Preview

23 November, 2015

On Wednesday, November 25, at Hialeah Racing Park & Casino in Hialeah, Florida, WBA World super welterweight champion Erislandy Lara ...

Former WBA World light heavyweight champion Bob Foster passed away yesterday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. (Photo: Getty Images)

Remembering Bob Foster

23 November, 2015

Former WBA World light heavyweight champion Bob Foster passed away Saturday at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He ...

Just as size matters, as evidenced by the fight between Canelo and Cotto, words matter as well. (Photo: Sports Illustrated)

Canelo Humbles Cotto

23 November, 2015

Size matters. So does age. With a superfight against WBA Super World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin looming, Saul “Canelo” ...

Shumenov won the WBA title via unanimous decision over BJ Flores. (Joshua Dahl/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Shumenov vs. Wlodarczyk Preview

23 November, 2015

The cruiserweight division doesn’t get much press, but there’s a very intriguing matchup coming down the pike in boxing’s ...

“I’ve dreamt this dream since I was 10 years of age and honestly, it’s even better than I dreamt.” (Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

Crolla KOs Perez, Wins WBA Title

21 November, 2015

Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Lancashire, England, Manchester’s Anthony Crolla (30-4-3, 12 KOs) knocked out Darleys ...

“I think we are going to be seeing more big name boxers making these decisions,” Mendoza told ESPN Deportes.

Pride and Prejudice: Cotto vs. Canelo

20 November, 2015

On Saturday, November 21, at the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a fight televised live on ...

“The dream is still alive,” says Crolla. “In fact, the decision last time has just added fuel to the fire.” (Photo: Courtesy)

Perez vs. Crolla Rematch Preview

18 November, 2015

Darleys Perez will defend his WBA World lightweight title against Anthony Crolla over a scheduled 12 rounds at the ...

The night of “The Jackal” is fast approaching. We finally get so see Rigo rock ‘n’ roll in the ring. (Photo: Courtesy)

Rigondeaux Ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll

16 November, 2015

The trials and tribulation of Guillermo Rigondeaux may be coming to an end. The WBA super bantamweight champion in ...

“Their appreciation spurred me on to win this WBA belt for them.” (Photo: Mark Robinson/Hatton Promotions)

Zhakiyanov Receives Hero’s Welcome

16 November, 2015

On November 7, 2015, at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco, Zhanat Zhakiyanov (26-1, 18 KOs), from Petropavl, Kazakhstan, ...

Thirty-year-old Luis Concepcion won the title in September by retiring David Sanchez in the 10th round. (Photo: La Prensa)

Luis Concepcion to Defend Super Flyweight Title

15 November, 2015

Interim WBA World super flyweight champ Luis Concepcion will defend his title over a scheduled 12 rounds against Giovani ...

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