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  1. Garcia feeling confident at welterweight for Malignaggi fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | ESPN

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia believes the few extra pounds on his lean frame will make a big difference as he moves up to welterweight. "Everything is better at 147 [pounds]," he said.

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  2. Notes: Klitschko, Fury to meet head to head at kickoff press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | ESPN

    The 6-foot-6, 245-pound Klitschko , 39, of Ukraine, will be making his 19th title defense when he faces England's Fury , 26, who is 6-9, 260 pounds and loves to trash talk -- which should make the news conference interesting. Fury will be the sixth undefeated opponent Klitschko will face in his last seven title defenses.

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  3. Lee to defend belt in hometown of LimerickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | ESPN

    As soon as Andy Lee won a middleweight world title in December, he said his dream was to have a defense in his hometown of Limerick, Ireland. Lee will defend his 160-pound crown against England's Billy Joe Saunders, the mandatory challenger, at Thomond Park, an outdoor rugby stadium in the city, where a huge crowd is expected for the Sept.

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  4. Mike Slive's impact on the SEC and college footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | ESPN

    And now, as his transcendent 13-year run as SEC commissioner is over and media days kick off Monday without him, the 74-year-old is more interested in talking about what books he's going to read or how he's going to spoil his 3-year-old granddaughter, Abigail, than in assessing his legacy. Yes, he was the conference commissioner pushing for a playoff in college football long before that was the vogue thing to do among his peers.

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  5. Notes: Inactive Andrade eyeing return dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | ESPN

    Junior middleweight titlist Demetrius Andrade , 27, who has not fought in 13 months because of general contract unhappiness -- despite co-promoters Artie Pelullo and Joe DeGuardia offering him various fights for career-high six-figure purses -- is expected to finally return in late August or September. The promoters told ESPN.com they have various possible fights in the pipeline for him, although a proposed bout on Aug. 15 at the Foxwoods resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut, is not going to happen, according to Pelullo.

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  6. Willie Randolph on Yankees fans: No one has been treated any betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | ESPN

    On Saturday night, former Yankees co-captain Willie Randolph will be honored with a plaque in Monument Park. Randolph, a five-time American League All-Star, won two World Series as a player and four as a coach with the Yankees.

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  7. Jacobs to defend middleweight belt vs. MoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | ESPN

    Daniel Jacobs won his middleweight belt in front of a hometown crowd at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and now he is going to defend it there. Jacobs will make the second defense of his secondary world title against former junior middleweight titleholder Sergio Mora on Aug. 1 in the opening bout of the second Premier Boxing Champions card on ESPN .

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  8. Garcia making welterweight debut vs. MalignaggiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, forced to relinquish one of his world title belts on Thursday, made one of boxing's worst-kept secrets official on Monday -- he will fight as a full-fledged 147-pound welterweight when he meets Paulie Malignaggi on Aug. 1 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The scheduled 12-round bout, which will take place in former junior welterweight and welterweight titleholder Malignaggi's hometown, will headline the second Premier Boxing Champions card on ESPN .

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  9. Garcia forced to relinquish WBC world titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, who has not defended his belts since March 2014 and is planning to fight a third nontitle bout in a row, was left with no choice but to relinquish his WBC world title on Thursday or have it stripped from him. Garcia owes a mandatory defense to No.

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  10. Cotto numbers set stage for giant PPV with CaneloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | ESPN

    If you have any doubt that the fall HBO PPV showdown between middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and former junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez is anything but a monster fight here is a bit of data that should give you an idea how big it probably will be. When Cotto blew away former unified titleholder Daniel Geale in the fourth round of a one-sided fight on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the bout averaged 1.589 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research, for HBO's live, first-time airing.

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  11. Scorecard: Cotto's victory paves way for Canelo megafightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | ESPN

    Miguel Cotto TKO4 Daniel Geale Retains world middleweight title Records: Cotto ; Geale Rafael's remarks: In an absolutely devastating performance, Cotto, looking like the destroyer of yesteryear, walked through the weight-drained Geale in blistering fashion to set up a monstrous HBO pay-per-view fight this fall against former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez, with the exact date and venue to be determined. Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports, which signed Cotto in March; Alvarez promoter Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy ; and HBO could not have asked for a better setup for the big one.

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  12. Fortuna vows to stop Vasquez in junior lightweight title fightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | ESPN

    Japan's Takashi Uchiyama holds a junior lightweight world title, but even though Javier Fortuna and Bryan Vasquez are fighting for the secondary version of that 130-pound belt, it is still a pick-'em fight on paper that could be quite interesting. Fortuna and Vasquez meet on Friday night in the co-feature of the Premier Boxing Champions card headlined by the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri welterweight fight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  13. Lopez twins to co-host NBA blooper Disney showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | ESPN

    Twin brothers Brook and Robin Lopez will co-host three specials featuring funny moments involving NBA players on and off the court. The investor attempting to build a new basketball and hockey arena in Seattle says his group has yet to be presented with a plan that would have a hockey franchise as the first occupant..

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  14. Sadam Ali: 'I feel that I can do anything'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | ESPN

    Sadam Ali believes he's close to a title shot. First, the unbeaten welterweight prospect has to pass a test Saturday against Francisco Santana in front of a big audience at Madison Square Garden.

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  15. Matthysse-Provodnikov viewership a hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior featherweight titleholder Leo Santa is set to appear in the co-feature of the May 2 mega fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, but he will not be defending his 122-pound world title. Former welterweight and junior welterweight titlist Marcos Maidana has his eyes on a showdown with junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia.

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  16. Malignaggi to return to ring May 29 vs. O'ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior featherweight titleholder Leo Santa is set to appear in the co-feature of the May 2 mega fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, but he will not be defending his 122-pound world title. Junior welterweights Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov gave boxing fans a night to remember... and a clear fight of the year candidate.

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  17. Pacquiao media teleconference canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | ESPN

    Former welterweight and junior welterweight titlist Marcos Maidana has his eyes on a showdown with junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia. It's not really a Manny Pacquiao fight if he doesn't make a pre-fight appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

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  18. Maidana wants Garcia in the fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | ESPN

    It's not really a Manny Pacquiao fight if he doesn't make a pre-fight appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." So, of course, before the biggest Pacquiao fight of them all, his long-awaited showdown with Floyd Mayweather on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Pacquiao will return to the show on Wednesday night (ABC, 11:35 p.

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  19. BROOKLYN, New York -- They already made history as the first girls to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | ESPN.com

    They already made history as the first girls to play in the prestigious Jordan Brand Girls All-American Game. But they're far from finished.

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  20. Notes: Canelo switches TV networks in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | ESPN

    The depressing news on Tuesday was that Main Events promoter Kathy Duva and three-belt light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev will not participate in a purse bid scheduled for Friday that would lay out terms for a unification bout with champion Adonis Stevenson -- the best fight that can be made at light heavyweight and one fans have clamored for. The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view on May 2 is the most expensive in history, with a suggested retail price of $89.95.

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