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Real or Not: Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren is a win, 'Boots' Ennis deserves a title shot

It won't be an ordinary fight, but Jake Paul versus Ben Askren is going to capture the attention of the boxing world this weekend.

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Boxer or spectacle? Inside the attraction of YouTuber turned fighter Jake Paul

Is Jake Paul ready to become a boxing star? Or better yet, is boxing ready for Jake Paul?

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Can Smith beat the other 175-pound champs? Heavies beware: Youngsters are punching their way through

Joe Smith Jr. won his first title, but he showed some flaws that might stop him from his next goal -- unifying titles.

Joe Smith Jr., Maxim Vlasov let fists fly in final round

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Efe Ajagba unloads for massive one-punch KO

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Efe Ajagba scores must-see thunderous KO; Jared Anderson extends his KO streak

Heavyweights Efe Ajagba and Jared Anderson keep scoring impressive KOs on their way up.

Alex Saucedo talks life after boxing following traumatic brain injury

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BOXING

Don't let the name fool you: Joe Smith isn't an ordinary boxer

Joe Smith has been overlooked by his opponents and media. On Saturday, that perception can change for good.

Don't be fooled by his name: Joe Smith Jr. isn't an ordinary boxer

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BOXING

Amateur boxer sends opponent out of the ring with this KO

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BOXING

Herring showed he's a top 130-pounder, but can he beat Stevenson, Valdez?

An impressive victory puts Jamel Herring among the best junior lightweights, but what's next?

Is Shakur Stevenson next for Jamel Herring?

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Herring stops Frampton with a sixth-round TKO to retain the belt

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CRAWFORD-PACQUIAO

How likely is a Crawford-Pacquiao fight?

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Why Stephen A. is unsure of Pacquiao's chances vs. Crawford

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BOXING

How Jamel Herring is using childhood challenges as source of inspiration

Jamel Herring's childhood experiences in foster care helped shape the rest of his life -- for the better.

DE LA HOYA RETURNING JULY 3

Oscar De La Hoya needs to promote his rising stars, not steal their thunder

Oscar De La Hoya is coming back, and instead of pushing the careers of Ryan Garcia or Vergil Ortiz, De La Hoya is promoting himself.

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Oscar De La Hoya drops the mic after telling Snoop Dogg his comeback plan

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Ryan Garcia or Vergil Ortiz: Who is Golden Boy's best young fighter?

After Ortiz's impressive victory and Garcia's superstardom, Golden Boy's future is brighter than ever.

BOXING

Tim Tszyu: I've got the world's attention now

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BOXING

Ortiz says bout with Spence would be 'dream fight'

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ORTIZ-HOOKER

Vergil Ortiz showed he's a player at 147, but is he ready for Terence Crawford?

Breaking down a busy Saturday, with big KO wins for Vergil Ortiz, Artur Beterbiev and Lawrence Okolie.

BOXING

Max on Boxing: Max Kellerman's emotional tribute to Marvelous Marvin Hagler

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NBA

Max sounds off on why George Foreman had better comeback than MJ

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POUND-FOR-POUND RANKINGS

Pound-for-pound rankings: Did Canelo Alvarez's win over Avni Yildirim earn him the top spot?

Was Alvarez's recent victory enough to overtake Terence Crawford atop ESPN's P4P rankings?

Women's boxing pound-for-pound rankings: Changes in top 3 after busy month, including a new No. 1

Claressa Shields's historic win made her the top ranked female fighter on ESPN's women's pound-for-pound list.

BOXING

Why Stephen A. has a problem with two-fight Fury-Joshua deal

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FURY-JOSHUA

Real or Not: Fury-Joshua in consecutive fights? A trilogy for Estrada and a tough test for Ortiz

Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua is set, but will we get exactly what's being planned?

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Fury, Joshua sign two-fight deal to unify titles

The contract for a two-fight deal between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua to unify the heavyweight titles has finally been signed.

Real or not: Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury will crown a new heavyweight icon

Now that's it's official, how big a fight will Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury be? And who will win?

TYSON FURY

Watch replay: Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II

Watch replay: Tyson Fury vs. Otto Wallin

Watch replay: Tyson Fury vs. Tom Schwarz

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MARVIN HAGLER

Marvelous Marvin Hagler won boxing's greatest prize -- by walking away

Hagler dominated in the ring and left the sport on his own terms. He's a legend for more than one reason, writes Mark Kriegel.

Teddy Atlas pays tribute to Marvin Hagler

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The boxing world reacts to the death of 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler

Marvin Hagler's death had the boxing world praising one of the best middleweights in boxing history.

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Trilogy fights ahead for Estrada, 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez? Could we see Shields-McCaskill?

Juan Francisco Estrada-Srisaket Sor Rungvisai 3 is on the horizon, but after Saturday, the boxing world would also love Estrada-Gonzalez 3.

Jessica McCaskill does it again, beats Cecilia Braekhus in rematch to stay undisputed champion

In a much-anticipated rematch, McCaskill dominated Braekhus and left no doubts in a one-sided UD win.

BOXING

Behind the scenes at a history-making event -- for Claressa Shields and for women's boxing

Claressa Shields won, but there was more on the line at Friday's pay-per-view fight.

ALI-FRAZIER 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Why 50 years later Ali-Frazier I remains the fight that transcends all sports

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier will remain the fighters to whom fighters compare themselves.

Ali vs. Frazier: 50 years later, still the fight of any century

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How Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier stood at the center of the universe

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BOXING

Real or Not: Canelo Alvarez can achieve his goal; Teofimo Lopez to fight again for Top Rank?

Is Canelo Alvarez's path to unifying at 168 realistic? And does Teofimo Lopez have eyes on another division?

Can anyone at super middleweight beat Canelo Alvarez?

Canelo Alvarez will look to unify the super middleweight world titles. Can anyone stop him?

BOXING

What does Lopez vs. Kambosos purse bid mean for boxing?

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BOXING

Canelo Alvarez loves puppies, giving gift bags and punching Mario Lopez

We went a couple of rounds with people in Canelo Alvarez's inner circle to find stories that reveal the surprising private side of boxing's biggest superstar.

As both a fighter and promoter, new stage of career begins for Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez said being able to guide his own boxing career gives him comfort.

BOXING

Oscar Valdez needed to fight the perfect fight to beat Miguel Berchelt, and he did just that

Breaking down the fallout from Oscar Valdez's KO victory over Miguel Berchelt, and checking in on Adrien Broner.

Valdez claims title with knockout of the year candidate

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How the fight was won: Timothy Bradley on Oscar Valdez's game plan

Oscar Valdez's team gave him the right strategies to beat Miguel Berchelt, and the boxer executed it flawlessly. Here's how he did it.

MANNY PACQUIAO

Who's next for Manny Pacquiao?

When Manny Pacquiao steps back into the ring, he will show what's more important, money or titles.

Why Ryan Garcia can't say no to a fight with Manny Pacquiao

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