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Warrington: Beating Frampton makes me No. 1

Josh Warrington puts his IBF featherweight title on the line against Carl Frampton live on ESPN+ on Saturday, but is ready to announce himself on the world stage.

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Warrington: Frampton not a spring chicken anymore

Josh Warrington believes Carl Frampton is past his best ahead of their world featherweight title fight Saturday.

Frampton teetotal for third world title bid

Carl Frampton has not had an alcoholic drink for nearly a year and he believes it will help him win a world title again when he fights Josh Warrington at the Manchester Arena on Saturday.


Canelo stops Fielding

Canelo a winner, and not only in the ring

Saturday's win wasn't Canelo Alvarez's most impressive, but it might have been the most significant, as he begins his $365 million deal with DAZN.

Alvarez drops Fielding four times in dominant win

Canelo Alvarez knocked down an overmatched Rocky Fielding four times and rolled to a third-round TKO win to capture a secondary super middleweight belt Saturday night.

Canelo punishes Fielding in TKO victory

Canelo Alvarez rolls to a third-round TKO win over Rocky Fielding to capture a secondary super middleweight belt on Saturday night.



Canelo: Our plan to hurt Fielding's body worked

New WBA "regular" super middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez says Rocky Fielding made a mistake in trading shots with him.


Fielding vows to return after losing to Canelo

Super middleweight Rocky Fielding reflects on losing his title to Canelo Alvarez.


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Canelo Alvarez

According to ESPN's Stats and Information team, Canelo Alvarez joins Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns as the only fighters in boxing history to win world titles at junior middleweight, middleweight and super middleweight.

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Madison Square Garden lit up in the colors of the Mexican flag in honor of Canelo.

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Rocky vs. Canelo

Is Canelo one of the top 10 Mexican boxers?

Unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez has accomplished a few things at the age of 28. But is he among the best in Mexican boxing history? Some fighters on that prestigious list share their opinion.

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Unified heavyweight world titlist Anthony Joshua, left, actor Bruce Willis, center, and middleweight world titleholder Danny Jacobs, right, are at Madison Square Garden in New York City for the Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding super middleweight title fight Saturday night. Photo by Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA.

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The evolution that brought Canelo to Madison Square Garden

Canelo Alvarez will fight on the East Coast for the first time in 10 years. He will be at Madison Square Garden -- "The World's Most Famous Arena" -- on Saturday to take another step toward the apex of Mexican boxing.

Boxing's rich history at Madison Square Garden

Ahead of Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding, Claudia Trejos recounts the long and deep history of boxing at Madison Square Garden.





Ramirez drops Skeete with haymaker in 2nd round

Diego Ramirez drops Bradley Skeete to the ground on a left-handed haymaker, as the referee calls the fight and Ramirez claims the vacant WBO title.


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Ramirez defeats Hart

'Zurdo' rallies in 12th, edges Hart to retain title

Needing a big 12th round to keep his super middleweight title, Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez came through and eked out a close majority decision over Jesse Hart on Friday night.

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Gilberto Ramirez shows toughness in majority win

With an injured left hand, Gilberto Ramirez manages to defeat Jesse Hart via majority decision on Friday night.


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Dana vs. Oscar

Stephen A.: De La Hoya challenging Dana White was 'childish'

Stephen A. Smith explains why Oscar De La Hoya was in the wrong for challenging Dana White to a boxing match.


Dana White on De La Hoya: He's a liar and an idiot

Dana White calls out Oscar De La Hoya after he made comments that UFC athletes are complaining about the money they make.


Anthony Joshua

Joshua calls out Wilder, Fury: I mean business

Anthony Joshua responded to Deontay Wilder's claim that Joshua did not want to fight him and also called out Tyson Fury in an impassioned appearance on ESPN's First Take.

Anthony Joshua: 'I'm willing to fight Deontay Wilder'






Mayweather wants the bout in Russia, claims Khabib's father

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father confirmed a fight against Floyd Mayweather is among their plans in the near future.


42 to 1


Buster Douglas recounts the biggest upset in boxing history

James "Buster" Douglas is quick to point out he's not just a one-hit wonder. But Douglas will always be most remembered for what took place in Tokyo against Mike Tyson in 1990.

Buster Douglas: I wasn't impressed with the success Mike Tyson was having

When Douglas knocked out Tyson, he was fighting for more than just a win.

The road to Tyson-Douglas

The ESPN Films 30 for 30 presentation of "42 to 1" maps out the events leading up to Buster Douglas' historic upset of Mike Tyson in 1990.


30 for 30: 42 to 1 - Trailer

ESPN Films revisits Buster Douglas' monumental upset of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. 30 for 30 "42 to 1" premieres Tuesday, December 11th at 9p ET on ESPN.


30 for 30: 42 to 1 - Creatively Inspired

Former heavyweight champ Buster Douglas trains and inspires young boxers in Columbus, Ohio. "42 to 1" premieres December 11 at 9pm ET on ESPN.


Mike Tyson says he's 'a cold, business-like killer'

The ESPN Films 30 for 30 presentation of "42 to 1" highlights the rollercoaster ride of boxing legend Mike Tyson.


30 for 30: 42 to 1 - Simply Confident

John Johnson Jr. shares an intimate moment with his friend Buster Douglas before his fight against Mike Tyson.


30 for 30: 42 to 1 - Director's Cut

ESPN's Jeremy Schaap and Ben Houser discuss their film "42 to 1" and how it's about more than just the greatest upset in sports. The film premieres Dec. 11 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.


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Lomachenko wins

Lomachenko decisions Pedraza to unify titles

Vasiliy Lomachenko was in control throughout Saturday, as he beat Jose Pedraza by unanimous decision in their lightweight world title unification bout.

Lomachenko outboxes Pedraza

Vasiliy Lomachenko scores two knockdowns in the 11th round and dominates Jose Pedraza to unify two lightweight world titles.


Lomachenko eyes unification bout vs. Mikey Garcia

Vasiliy Lomachenko speaks after defeating Jose Pedraza by decision and expresses his desire to unify the lightweight belts.



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Teofimo Lopez

KO of the year? Lopez does the Heisman after one-punch KO

Teofimo Lopez knocks out Mason Menard with a brutal right hand then dons a Kyler Murray jersey and does the Heisman pose.


Lopez after Menard KO: 'The takeover has begun'

Teofimo Lopez says he "wanted to test" Mason Menard early in the first round and expects to be wearing a world champion belt in 2019.


Teofimo Lopez celebrated his KO victory in Round 1 over Mason Menard with a back flip. Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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