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Wilder does his part to build anticipation for heavy collision with Joshua

Deontay Wilder's first-round obliteration of Dominic Breazeale on Saturday added to the hunger for an undisputed heavyweight title showdown with Anthony Joshua, who gets his turn in the spotlight on June 1.

Fury confirms 'very high chances' of Wilder rematch



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Wilder KO's Breazeale in the 1st

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Wilder settles Breazeale feud with one-punch KO

World heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder scored a violent, one-punch knockout of Dominic Breazeale in the first round of Saturday night's fight.

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Russell stops Martinez to retain title


Russell Jr. stops Martinez, calls out Santa Cruz

Gary Russell Jr. stopped Kiko Martinez in Round 5 to defend his WBC featherweight title, and he now hopes for a unification fight against fellow titleholder Leo Santa Cruz next.

World Boxing Super Series

Regis Prograis: WBSS final against Josh Taylor 'a superfight'

WBA junior welterweight champion Regis Prograis will face Josh Taylor in the World Boxing Super Series final, and Prograis expects the match to be "a hell of a fight."

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Inoue dominant in WBSS semi win vs. Rodriguez

Naoya Inoue floored Emmanuel Rodriguez three times on his way to winning the WBSS bantamweight semifinal Saturday in Scotland. He'll take on Nonito Donaire next.

Taylor controls Baranchyk, wins first world title

After controlling Baranchyk, Taylor has put himself in position for a world title unification fight with Regis Prograis.



Heavyweight division

Deontay Wilder is the second-ranked heavyweight, according to ESPN. Anthony Joshua is first, while Tyson Fury is third. Both Joshua and Fury fight in June.

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The best heavyweights are fighting... just not each other, for now

There are three undefeated big men at the top of the heavyweight division: Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. They could make for years of big events -- only if they would fight each other.

Deontay Wilder scouts... himself

We asked an anonymous trainer to break down heavyweight Deontay Wilder. Then we let the champ respond. Big surprise: He had a few counterpunches to throw.

Deontay Wilder

Wilder: 'You can kill a man and get paid' in boxing


Wilder: I risk my life in the ring; I can say what I please







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Billy Joe Saunders gets help from Tyson Fury ahead of title bout

Billy Joe Saunders believes that training with Tyson Fury has given him belief to salvage his boxing career.

Bunce: Golovkin and Alvarez are 'dream' fights for Saunders

Billy Joe Saunders will step up to super-middleweight to fight Shefat Isufi for the WBO title, but should he be targeting GGG or Alvarez? Watch Saunders vs Isufi on ESPN+.


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Berchelt stops Vargas in 6th round to retain title

Miguel Berchelt retained his WBC junior lightweight title Saturday in Tucson, Arizona, defeating Francisco Vargas in an entertaining yet one-sided fight that was waved off after six rounds.

Berchelt eager to fight bigger names after defeating Vargas


Navarrete defeats Dogboe in rematch, defends WBO junior featherweight world title

Emanuel Navarrete defended his WBO junior featherweight world title with a TKO victory over Isaac Dogboe in Round 12 of their rematch Saturday in Tucson, Arizona.


Bunce: Lomachenko-Campbell could be a stadium fight


Jeff Horn

Jeff Horn: Give me Canelo Alvarez, I can beat him

Former world welterweight champion Jeff Horn says he would love an opportunity to fight Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez and prove to everyone he is no one-fight-wonder.

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Horn: People still tell me I didn't beat Pacquiao

It might be almost two years on, but Australian boxer Jeff Horn says he still has to deal with people telling him he should not have won his world championship fight against Manny Pacquiao.

Canelo defeats Jacobs

Biggest takeaways from Canelo's win against Jacobs, and what's next for the middleweight champion

Middleweight unified champion Canelo Alvarez impressed once again, defeating Daniel Jacobs by unanimous decision Saturday night in Las Vegas. Where does he go from here?

Canelo outpoints Jacobs to further unify division

In a competitive fight, Canelo Alvarez built up an early lead and held off Daniel Jacobs in a close unanimous decision to unify three middleweight titles Saturday night.

Gennady Golovkin

Golovkin: New trainer will get me to the next level


Johnathon Banks is Gennady Golovkin's new trainer. GGG and Banks made the announcement together at a press conference Saturday morning in Las Vegas. Banks was recently the head trainer of former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and currently trains undisputed welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus.

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Who is Steve Rolls, and why is he facing GGG?

Steve Rolls believes he's one of the best-kept secrets in the middleweight division. He could be right: His next opponent, former unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, hadn't heard of Rolls until the fight was signed.

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Anthony Joshua

Joshua looking for his own American dream

The ramparts surrounding the private world of heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua parted briefly in Sheffield for him to discuss Andy Ruiz Jr, drug cheats, expectations and those annoying rivals before his departure for New York.


Crawford wins by TKO when Khan can't continue

Terence Crawford retained his WBO welterweight title when Amir Khan's corner determined that he could not go on after being hit by an accidental low blow in Round 6.

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Crawford to Khan: You didn't quit?


Ward: Crawford did what he was supposed to do


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