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A deal was agreed to Friday night for a vacant featherweight world title fight between unbeaten up-and-comers Shakur Stevenson and Joet Gonzalez, representatives for both fighters told ESPN. Carl Moretti, vice president of Top Rank, which promotes Stevenson, and Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez, Gonzalez’s promoter, said they have agreed to terms for the
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Gervonta “Tank” Davis, one of boxing’s most explosive young fighters, grew tired of waiting for a major fight at junior lightweight so he has vacated his world title to move up to the lightweight division, where he aims to win a belt in a second weight division. “I just want to move up and try
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On the day jury selection was scheduled to begin, the family of disabled boxer Magomed Abdusalamov settled a multimillion-dollar medical malpractice lawsuit against three doctors who worked the 2013 bout that left him with permanent brain damage. Terms of the settlement reached late Tuesday with ring doctors Anthony Curreri, Osric King and Gerard Varlotta in
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Since Andy Ruiz Jr.’s massive upset knockout victory of Anthony Joshua to win three heavyweight world title belts on June 1, he has certainly been enjoying the fruits of his labor. He has done countless interviews, was feted with a victory parade in his hometown of Imperial, California, and spent some of the millions he
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Heavyweight Agit Kabayel’s reason for vacating the European title on Tuesday is now clear. Kabayel signed a co-promotional agreement with Top Rank and will come to the United States to box, it was announced Wednesday. Kabayel (19-0, 13 KOs), 26, of Germany, who is co-promoted by SES Boxing, is one of the heavyweight division’s top
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Junior lightweight world titlist Miguel Berchelt will make his sixth defense against former secondary titlist Jason Sosa. The fight, which is agreed to but has not yet been signed, is slated to headline a Top Rank Boxing on ESPN card Nov. 2 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, Top Rank vice president Carl
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KSI and Logan Paul, the YouTube stars who faced each other in an exhibition fight that generated more than 1 million pay-per-view buys on YouTube last year, will fight each other again — this time in an official professional fight. They will make their professional boxing debuts against each other in a six-round cruiserweight fight
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Oleksandr Usyk, the former undisputed cruiserweight world champion and 2018 consensus fighter of the year, finally has an opponent for his Oct. 12 heavyweight debut. Usyk will take on unbeaten Tyrone Spong, a former kickboxing star, at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago in the 12-round main event of a DAZN card, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie
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