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  1. Manny Pacquiao likely to fight Chris Algieri next

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao's next fight probably will be a welterweight title defense against Chris Algieri, an unknown fighter just a few weeks ago until he upset Ruslan Provodnikov to win a junior welterweight world title.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  2. Matchroom's early fall schedule

    Dan Rafael

    Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, who has an exclusive deal to provide the fights seen on subscription sports network Sky Sports in the United Kingdom, unveiled the early part of his fall Sky schedule on Wednesday and it's ambitious. Here's a...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. Arroyo's title shot likely in Thailand

    Dan Rafael

    Puerto Rican flyweight contender McWilliams Arroyo is probably headed to Thailand for his shot at a world title against Amnat Ruenroeng. Ruenroeng promoter Jimmy's Boxing won an IBF purse bid for $202,000 to gain control of the bout on Tuesday. Th...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  4. World title tripleheader Aug. 16

    Dan Rafael

    The StubHub Center in Carson, California, which has become one of boxing's great venues, will host a world title tripleheader on Aug. 16. Although Showtime will televise the event, neither the network nor the promoter, Golden Boy, has made an officia...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  5. Mavs a little step closer to landing LeBron

    Tim MacMahon

    The pie-in-the-sky scenario at least seems a little more possible after Mark Cuban's trip to Cleveland. The shameless "Shark Tank" promoter sarcastically claimed his Ohio visit was related to the reality TV show, but he was there to meet with LeBr...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  6. Marco Huck's defense vs. Mirko Larghetti rescheduled for Aug. 30

    Dan Rafael

    Cruiserweight titlist Marco Huck's defense against Mirko Larghetti has been rescheduled for Aug. 30 at Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle/Westphalia, Germany, promoter Sauerland Event announced on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  7. Bellew not thinking about Cleverly rematch

    Dan Rafael

    The plan is clear for former light heavyweight titlist Nathan Cleverly and former two-time title challenger Tony Bellew: If they both win fights on the same card next week they are headed for a fall rematch. Promoter Eddie Hearn is even billing th...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  8. Gamboa moving back down to 130

    Dan Rafael

    Yuriorkis Gamboa just wasn't big enough to hang with a top lightweight. That means he is headed back to junior lightweight. That was the decision made by Gamboa, adviser Tony Gonzalez and promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson following Gamboa's ninth-...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  9. Davis squares off with Farenas on 'FNF'

    Bernardo Pilatti

    In a special Wednesday edition of ESPN's "Friday Night Fights," a pair of talented junior lightweights will square off to celebrate the 38th birthday of rapper-turned-promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, whose SMS Promotions is presenting the event. ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  10. Porter-Brook mandatory slated for Sept. 6

    Dan Rafael

    The fight between welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and England's Kell Brook will take place Sept. 6 at an American venue to be determined, Brook's promoter Eddie Hearn told ESPN.com on Friday. Hearn said both sides had signed contracts for the ma...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  11. Soccer off at Citi Field

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The July 24 soccer match between Olympiacos and AC Milan has been shifted from Citi Field to Toronto, according to the Greek club's twitter account. A Mets spokesman confirmed the cancellation and said regarding the promoter: "Relevent...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  12. Arum considers feather tournament

    Dan Rafael

    The featherweight division is getting hot, and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum plans to take advantage of that. On May 31 in Macau, Arum promoted a card on which Nonito Donaire won a 126-pound world title via fifth-round technical decision against Sim...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
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  14. Miguel Cotto-Sergio Martinez promotors say pay-per-views subpar

    Dan Rafael

    Miguel Cotto's 10th-round knockout of Sergio Martinez to win the world middleweight championship on June 7 in New York was a historic performance, just one seen by far fewer people than the promoters and HBO anticipated.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  15. D. Garcia to top Aug. 9 card

    Dan Rafael

    Whether the mandatory fight between welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and England's Kell Brook takes place or not, it won't be on Aug. 9, as originally planned. That was the date that Golden Boy, representing Porter, and Brook promoter Eddie Hearn...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  16. Golden Boy-Top Rank cold war in full thaw

    Dan Rafael

    Now that Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank boss Bob Arum are cozy again, and both say that they are willing to do business with each other, it seems as though this particular boxing cold war is over. A lot of interesting fights ar...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  17. Williams-Campillo headlines 'FNF'

    Dan Rafael

    The climb toward contendership for light heavyweight Thomas Williams Jr. goes to the next level when he takes on former titleholder Gabriel Campillo. Promoter Dan Goossen announced this week that the 12-round bout will headline the Aug. 1 edition ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014