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  1. Groves was shaky and he knows it

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender George Groves admitted he did not look good in struggling to a seventh-round knockout of Denis Douglin on Saturday in Liverpool, England, on the Nathan Cleverly-Tony Bellew II undercard. Groves got bruised and cut on t...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  2. DeGale pressures Froch to fight him

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender James DeGale, the 2008 British Olympic gold medalist, is sitting in a mandatory position for the next shot at one of unified titleholder Carl Froch's belts. DeGale wants the fight badly, and the fight between countryme...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  3. Pedraza ready for title shot vs. Barthelemy

    Dan Rafael

    Puerto Rican junior lightweight contender Jose Pedraza said he is ready for his world title shot. Pedraza (19-0, 12 KOs), 25, won a clear-cut decision against tough Michael Farenas on Nov. 14 in a title eliminator to become the mandatory challenge...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  4. Periban aims to derail DeGale title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender James DeGale is on the verge of a world title fight. He became one of unified titleholder Carl Froch's mandatory challengers by knocking out Brandon Gonzales in the fourth round of a final eliminator on May 31. A figh...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  5. Klitschko-Jennings in works for spring

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings is in an ideal position. The Philadelphia fighter with a big personality is sitting in the mandatory position to be the next opponent for the winner of the fight between titleholder Bermane Stiverne (24-1, 21...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  6. Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola off Dec. 11 card because of e...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola pulls out of Dec. 11 fight because of an elbow injury.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2014
  7. Fury-Chisora II to stream on ESPN3

    Dan Rafael

    The all-British heavyweight rematch between trash-talking contenders Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora, scheduled for Nov. 29 at the ExCel Arena in London, finally has a U.S. outlet. The fight, as well as two undercard fights, will stream live (and fr...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  8. A lot on the line in Macklin-Heiland

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin has had three shots at world titles. There was a highly controversial split decision loss to Felix Sturm in Germany in 2011. There was a competitive 11th-round knockout loss to Sergio Martinez, whom he knocked d...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  9. Sadam Ali stops Luis Carlos Abregu in Round 9

    Dan Rafael

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Welterweight Sadam Ali, stepping up to face his first serious test as a professional, scored an impressive ninth-round knockout of contender Luis Carlos Abregu in the co-feature of the light heavyweight title unification fight ...

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2014
  10. Chaves set to fight Bradley

    Dan Rafael

    Over the past few days, there has been rampant speculation that welterweight contender Diego Chaves was going to pull out of his fight with former titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr. because he was unhappy with his deal for the bout that will headline an...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  11. Devon Alexander, Amir Khan to fight in 12-round bout Dec. 13

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contenders Devon Alexander and Amir Khan will collide in 12-round bout Dec. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight, in the works for a few weeks, was announced by Golden Boy Promotions on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2014
  12. Macklin set for Heiland, eyes Cotto

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is going into his world title eliminator against Argentina's Jorge Sebastien Heiland knowing a win will lead him to an eventual fourth shot at a belt. The winner of the Nov. 15 bout at The 3Arena in Dublin, I...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  13. Thomas Dulorme-Hank Lundy added to David Lemieux-Gabriel Rosado c...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweights Thomas Dulorme and Hank Lundy, both contenders not far from a world title opportunity, will meet on Dec. 6 with the winner going a long way to making his case that he deserves the opportunity.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2014
  14. Matt Korobov-Andy Lee fight set for Dec. 13 in Las Vegas

    Dan Rafael

    A fight between Matt Korobov and Andy Lee has been added to the undercard of former welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr.'s match with Diego Chaves on Dec. 13 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  15. George Groves added to Nathan Cleverly-Tony Bellew undercard

    Dan Rafael

    British super middleweight contender George Groves was added Thursday to the undercard of the cruiserweight rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew on Nov. 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  16. Notes: Arreola return in planning stages

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola (35-4, 31 KOs) could return Dec. 11 on an ESPN2 boxing special in honor of his late promoter, Dan Goossen. The network is working through possibilities for ...

    Blog | October 23, 2014