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Inside the round that saw Ortiz nearly stop Wilder and rock the heavyweight division

Before their rematch this weekend, here's a look at how Luis Ortiz nearly finished undefeated heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder in Round 7 last March.

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Wilder-Ortiz 2: What's at stake in the rematch?

Deontay Wilder had some problems against Luis Ortiz in 2018. So why do it again?

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Foreman: Deontay Wilder hits like a 'steaming locomotive'


Andrew Cancio


Here's what WBA 130 pound champion, Andrew Cancio, had to say about his upcoming rematch with Rene Alvarado this weekend, which takes place in Indio, California....

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Wilder-Ortiz 2

News conference

Heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder and challenger Luis Ortiz face to face at the presser.

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Leo Santa Cruz and Miguel Flores face off at the final news conference. They fight for a vacant junior lightweight world title in the co-feature of Wilder-Ortiz 2.

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Santa Cruz motivated to make history vs. Flores


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Teofimo Lopez continues to prepare for his December 14 date against IBF lightweight champion, Richard Commey. His camp is in Flemington, New Jersey, and former two-time world champion, Joey Gamache has been brought in to help out.

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Do Herring, Haney and Saunders actually want what they're asking for?

Jamel Herring, Devin Haney and Billy Joe Saunders called out fellow titlists. Could they beat them?

Herring lands knockdown of Roach


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KSI-Logan Paul 2 a win for boxing

Setting aside some of the sideshow aesthetics, there are enough positives to make Saturday's main event a success. So will there be more fights like this to come in the future?

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Logan Paul discusses his future in boxing moving forward...

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Jamel Herring

Herring opens up about combating PTSD with fellow vets


How a fallen hero shaped the course of Herring's future


Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting

Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger.

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Canelo Alvarez

Rafael: Canelo is my No. 1 pound-for-pound boxer

Dan Rafael believes Canelo Alvarez's done enough to be considered the pound-for-pound king.

Atlas: Canelo thought he was the bigger fighter


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

Canelo Alvarez's inner circle reveal the surprising private side of boxing's biggest superstar.

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