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  1. Frampton expecting 'even harder fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ESPN

    Carl Frampton does not believe the absence of Leo Santa Cruz's father Jose, who is fighting cancer, has badly affected the Mexican boxer in preparation for their fight on July 30. Santa Cruz , who is based in Los Angeles, has been training in California largely without Jose since he revealed his 56-year-old father has spinal cancer in May and has undergone chemotherapy treatment. It is not yet certain whether influential Jose, who has guided Leo to world titles in three weight divisions, will be in the corner when his son boxes Frampton at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  2. Frampton: Santa Cruz is overlooking meRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | ESPN

    Frampton believes Santa Cruz got a false impression of him when he witnessed from ringside the Northern Irishman being dropped twice by little-known Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. in the opening round in Texas last year. But Frampton, 29, recovered to win a unanimous points decision and is back in America to challenge WBA world featherweight champion Santa Cruz at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  3. Derevyanchenko ready for the next step against SolimanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | ESPN

    Based in Brooklyn, New York, Derevyanchenko was a 2008 Olympian for his native Ukraine and had an eye-catching record of 390-20, not to mention going 23-1 in the World Series of Boxing. Now the 30-year-old Derevyanchenko , nicknamed "The Technician," aims to become one of the best professional fighters in the world and he can take the next step when he faces former middleweight world titleholder Sam Soliman in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions card on Thursday night at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

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  4. Spence to fight Bundu; winner gets title shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | ESPN

    Welterweight contender Errol Spence Jr., who is one win away from a shot at a world title, can earn it in his next fight. Spence, the 2015 ESPN.com prospect of the year and a 2012 U.S. Olympian, will face Italy's Leonard Bundu in a world title eliminator on Aug. 21 at the new Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York.

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  5. Heavyweight 'Big Baby' Miller set to fight KassiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | ESPN

    Heavyweight up-and-comer Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller will face the most notable opponent of his career when he takes on Fred Kassi on Aug. 19. They'll meet at Rhinos Stadium, an outdoor soccer venue in Rochester, New York, the hometown of Miller's manager, Steve Nelson. The scheduled 10-round bout will headline a tripleheader on Showtime's "ShoBox: The New Generation" series that will also include two other 10-round fights: Nikolay Potapov , of Russia, against Cleveland's Antonio Nieves in a meeting of bantamweight prospects; and welterweight knockout artist Bakhtiyar Eyubov , a Brooklyn, New York-based Kazakhstan native, taking on San Francisco's Karim Mayfield .

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  6. Top stats to know: 2016 Hot Dog Eating ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | ESPN

    Nathan's Famous 2016 Hot Dog Eating Contest, marking the 100th anniversary of Nathan's Famous, will take place Monday . Matt Stonie, the surprise winner last year, will return to defend his title.

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  7. Malignaggi-Bracero highlights July 30 undercardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | ESPN

    Showtime on Tuesday announced the addition of three more fights to its loaded July 30 card at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. a Tony Harrison and Sergey Rabchenko will meet in a junior middleweight world title eliminator that will position the winner for an eventual shot at the belt held by Jermall Charlo, whose immediate mandatory fight is due against Julian "J Rock" Williams.

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  8. Notes: Spence to face Bundu in title eliminatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | ESPN

    Welterweight Errol Spence Jr. , the 2015 ESPN.com prospect of the year, will face Italy's Leonard Bundu in a world title eliminator on Aug. 21 on a special Sunday night edition of Premier Boxing Champions on NBC in prime time, multiple sources with knowledge of the deal told ESPN.com. The fight has not been officially announced yet, but the deal is done, the sources said, and Spence has already announced that his next fight is on that date on NBC.

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  9. Five things we learned from Thurman-PorterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | ESPN

    After a fun and explosive welterweight title bout on Saturday, here are five things we learned from Keith Thurman's close and unanimous decision win over Shawn Porter in Brooklyn, New York. A 50/50 title fight between prime fighters? Check.

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  10. Notes: Light heavyweights Alvarez, Dawson to collideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | ESPN

    There has been a change of plans for Montreal's Eleider "Storm" Alvarez , the mandatory challenger for light heavyweight champion and Montreal rival Adonis Stevenson . Alvarez will face former world champion Chad Dawson in a 10-rounder on a Premier Boxing Champions card at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City on July 29 .

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  11. Derevyanchenko-Soliman slated for July 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | ESPN

    Middleweight Sergiy Derevyanchenko, who is moving quickly as a professional following a huge amateur career, will take on former world titleholder Sam Soliman in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions card July 21 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The fight, a world title eliminator that will move the winner a step closer to a mandatory shot against Gennady Golovkin, will headline a PBC card live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes .

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  12. Leonard, Hearns weigh in on Thurman-Porter boutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | ESPN

    Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns, who fought two memorable battles, are both Hall of Famers and among the greatest welterweights of all time. Their 1981 title unification fight, in which Leonard was trailing on all three scorecards before rallying for a 14th-round knockout, is one of the biggest fights in boxing history.

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  13. Hurd-Molina elevated on Thurman-Porter cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | ESPN

    Undefeated junior middleweight prospects Jarrett Hurd and Oscar Molina have been training for their upcoming fight not expecting to be under the bright lights of national television, but suddenly they will find themselves on network TV in prime time. Hurd and Molina, who meet in a 10-round fight, have been elevated to the co-feature position on the card that will be headlined by welterweight titleholder Keith Thurman taking on former titlist Shawn Porter on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  14. Notes: Jacobs-Mora II headed to a new dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | ESPN

    The rematch between middleweight titleholder Daniel Jacobs and Sergio Mora is being moved. The fight was supposed to serve as the co-feature on the Showtime-televised undercard of the Leo Santa Cruz-Carl Frampton featherweight title fight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the same arena where Jacobs stopped Mora in the second round last Aug. 1 when Mora could not continue after suffering a fractured right ankle on a knockdown.

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  15. Cuellar-Mares called off over medical issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | ESPN

    But multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com that the fight was canceled because Mares could not pass two NYSAC-administered eye exams this week during which his uncorrected vision in at least one eye was worse than the state's minimum required 20/200. Mares has had eye problems in his career, including suffering a career-threatening detached retina while preparing for a fight in 2008.

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  16. Santa Cruz to defend vs. Frampton on July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | ESPN

    The fight has been on the books for some time, but it was made official on Tuesday: Featherweight world titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will defend against Carl Frampton on July 30 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Northern Ireland's Frampton, who unified two junior featherweight world titles in a split decision win against England's Scott Quigg in February, gave up his belts and is moving up in weight to challenge Santa Cruz, who will be making his second title defense.

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  17. Wilder to fight Arreola after Povetkin cancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | ESPN

    Heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder will make his fourth defense against former two-time world title challenger Chris Arreola in a hastily arranged fight, organizers announced Monday. Wilder will face Arreola on July 16 in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions card at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama, not far from Wilder's hometown of Tuscaloosa, in a fight made only because Wilder's defense against mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin, which was scheduled for May 21 in Moscow, was called off.

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  18. Notes: Eubank to face Doran in British title defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | ESPN

    A day after Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced that he had signed middleweight contender Chris Eubank Jr. and that he would fight on the undercard of heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua's defense against Dominic Breazeale on June 25 at the O2 Arena in London, he announced Ebank's opponent at a news conference on Thursday. Eubank , 26, of England, will defend his British middleweight title for the first time against Tom Doran , 28, of Wales.

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  19. Notes: Alvarez-Khan generates $7.4 million gateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | ESPN

    Middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez's sixth-round knockout of the year contender against Amir Khan last Saturday night in the main event of the first boxing card at the new $375 million T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, generated a live gate of $7,417,350, according to figures released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. That total came from 13,072 tickets sold, far short of a sellout.

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  20. Fonfara gets little-known Smith in June boutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | ESPN

    Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara has been facing mostly top opposition in recent fights, but that won't be the case for his next one. Fonfara appears to be getting a bit of a respite against Joe Smith Jr., who has spent most of his career fighting on club cards in New York.

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