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Jason Sosa vs. Robinson Castellanos Added to Kovalev-Shabranskyy HBO Telecast

Jason Sosa vs. Robinson Castellanos Added to Kovalev-Shabranskyy HBO Telecast

NEW YORK CITY (Oct. 19, 2017) Two of the most experienced fighters in the stacked 130-pound division will continue the heated Puerto Rico vs. Mexico rivalry when Jason “El Canito” Sosa (20-2-4, 14 KOs) takes on Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos

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Miguel Cotto expondrá su cinto superwelter de la OMB ante Sadam Ali

Miguel Cotto expondrá su cinto superwelter de la OMB ante Sadam Ali

LOS ÁNGELES, California 11 de octubre de 2017. – Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 nocáuts), séxtuple campeón mundial en cuatro categorías y unas de las máximas estrellas del boxeo puertorriqueño, combatirá por última vez en su histórica y legendaria carrera, cuando

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Cotto vs. Ali – Saturday, December 2 televised Live on HBO

Cotto vs. Ali – Saturday, December 2 televised Live on HBO

LOS ANGELES (OCT. 11, 2017) – December 2 will mark the end of an era in boxing as four-division and six-time world champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) enters the ring for the final time to defend his WBO World

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Demetrius Andrade vs. Alantez Fox set for Saturday, October 21 – Televised Live on HBO

Demetrius Andrade vs. Alantez Fox set for Saturday, October 21 – Televised Live on HBO

New York, NY. (Sept. 28, 2017) – Undefeated two-time junior middleweight world champion, Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade makes his return to HBO® when he takes on undefeated Alantez Fox in a 12 round middleweight bout that will take place on

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Daniel Jacobs returns in November on HBO World Championship Boxing

Daniel Jacobs returns in November on HBO World Championship Boxing

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing are delighted to announce their first American signing as Brooklyn native Daniel Jacobs, (32-2, 29 KO’s) pens a multi-fight deal as part of Matchroom Boxing’s new venture in the US. The former Middleweight World ruler

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GGG: “I have Mexican in my Blood”

GGG: “I have Mexican in my Blood”

GGG Blog Part 3 Do you see similarities between you and Canelo? He has a good body attack, you have a good body attack. How do you fight someone who’s similar to you? “This is more than a fight. It’s

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Golovkin on Canelo fight: This is much bigger for me, not pound-for-pound

Golovkin on Canelo fight: This is much bigger for me, not pound-for-pound

You are the middleweight champion. Many people think you are #1 P4P. What would a victory over Canelo add to that? “It is not serious for me, that pound for pound. There are so many great fighters. For me, what

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Canelo: Being compared to legends of the past is an honor

Canelo: Being compared to legends of the past is an honor

A dominant victory over GGG will put you among the best Mexican fighters ever. Did you ever think that was possible? Who were the fighters you grew up watching and how does it feel to be compare to some of

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Golovkin talks waiting on Canelo fight: This was not Canelo not being ready, it was Golden Boy

Golovkin talks waiting on Canelo fight: This was not Canelo not being ready, it was Golden Boy

GGG Blog Part 1 How frustrating was it to have to wait for this fight with Canelo? “We have been talking about this fight for years. The last two years, I lose interest, because after every fight, Golden Boy said,

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Official Weights from Carson

Official Weights from Carson

Saturday’s World Championship Boxing doubleheader telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Opening up the telecast from the StubHub Center in Carson, California is a 12-round super bantamweight title contest between undefeated Rey Vargas and top contender Ronny Rios. The main

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