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  1. Boxing

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    Boxing | Boxing Divisional Rankings | Schedule | TV Listings | ESPN 3

    Boxing news, commentary, results, audio and video highlights on ESPN.com.

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  2. Upcoming fight schedule

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing schedule for 2015

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2015
  3. WBC sets mandatories, pushes Floyd-Pac

    Dan Rafael

    The 52nd annual WBC convention is going on this week at the Mirage in Las Vegas, and while I have little use for the sanctioning organization -- one which regularly breaks its own rules -- one element of the convention is significant because it has a...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  4. The Best Of The Buzz 2014: 5 WTF Moments

    D'Arcy Maine

    Sure, Ted Bishop's choice of words was head-scratching, and those Colombian cycling uniforms were bizarre, but nothing was more puzzling than the World Boxing Council's reasoning for keeping women's fights to 10, 2-minute rounds.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
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  6. Why You Should Root For Rising Boxing Star Heather Hardy

    Sandra Larriva

    Looking for an athlete to root for? Try Heather Hardy, the WBC international champ who has overcome sexual assault, a painful divorce and a knockdown in the first round of her first pro fight. Eleven wins later, Hardy is a rising star.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2014
  7. Roman Gonzalez defends WBC flyweight title, beats Rocky Fuentes w...

    Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua beat Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines with a technical knockout Saturday in the first defense of his WBC flyweight title.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2014
  8. Omar Figueroa stripped of lightweight world title

    Dan Rafael

    Injured Omar Figueroa was stripped of his lightweight world title on Monday and given the designation of "champion in recess" by the WBC, paving the way for Jorge Linares and Javier Prieto to battle for the vacant 135-pound belt.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  9. Citing Menstruation Concerns, WBC Limits Length Of Women's Fights...

    D'Arcy Maine

    The World Boxing Council issued a press release on Wednesday, announcing that it will only sanction women's fights that are scheduled for 10, 2-minute rounds and not fights that are scheduled for 12, 3-minute rounds. You're probably wondering why. ...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  10. Garcia, Postol reach an 'agreement'

    Dan Rafael

    When the WBC announced on Saturday that the purse bid for the mandatory fight between junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and Viktor Postol, the organization's No. 1 contender, had been canceled the initial thought was that the camps had made a...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  11. Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder WBC purse bid again delayed

    Dan Rafael

    For the second time in less than a month the WBC-mandated purse bid for the fight between Bermane Stiverne and mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder was postponed on Wednesday

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  12. Oscar: No Stiverne-Wilder deal yet

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya's message was very clear: Don't believe everything you hear. Contrary to an announcement by the WBC, which said De La Hoya and Don King had reached an agreement for the heavyweight title bout betwee...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
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  14. Boxing - How to bet Mayweather-Maidana II

    Johnny Wilds

    Vegas boxing handicapper Johnny Wilds takes a look at the rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana. He'll let you know where the betting value lies in this fight, along with a pick.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
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  16. Stiverne-Wilder bid postponed

    Dan Rafael

    The entrance of Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports into the boxing promotional business and its stunning $1.9 million bid last month for the middleweight mandatory bout between titlist Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov -- neither of whom it promotes and a fight ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  17. Roman Gonzalez beats Akira Yaegashi to win WBC flyweight belt

    Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua captured the WBC flyweight title when he beat Akira Yaegashi of Japan by technical knockout in the ninth round on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  18. Wider use of instant replay a good thing

    Dan Rafael

    If you are regular reader of my blog or weekly chat, you obviously know that I am not a fan of boxing's sanctioning organizations as they are currently run. However, every now and then we can agree on something, and this is one of those times as t...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  19. For Mayweather, alphabets break their rules

    Dan Rafael

    For almost 2 1/2 years, the WBC has broken its rules when it comes to Floyd Mayweather Jr., allowing him to simultaneously hold its welterweight world title and the junior middleweight title of the equally rule-ignoring WBA. No surprise there, sin...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  20. Miguel Cotto stops Sergio Martinez in WBC world middleweight titl...

    Dan Rafael

    Miguel Cotto became the first Puerto Rican fighter to win world championships in four weight divisions, stopping Sergio Martinez in their WBC world middleweight title fight Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014