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Canelo Alvarez has agreed to fight Gennady Golovkin again, with no rematch clause, promoter says

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LOS ANGELES -- Canelo Alvarez has agreed to a May 5 rematch against three-belt middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, and Golovkin's team is expected to provide its blessing "within the next few days," according to an official involved in the deal.

Eric Gomez, president of Golden Boy Promotions, which promotes Mexico's former two-division ...Read more

Boxing analyst Teddy Atlas is removed by ESPN from live fights

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The ringside absence Saturday of longtime ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas appears to be permanent.

Atlas, reached by telephone Wednesday, was asked whether he'll return to live fight analysis on the network for which he has worked for 21 years.

"Doesn't look like it, at least from what I understand is the decision," Atlas said. "It wasn't my ...Read more

Lomachenko retains belt after Rigondeaux trainers halt the fight, citing hand injury

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NEW YORK -- Aware, active and attacking, Vasyl Lomachenko put the shine on the brilliant beams that flash from his two Olympic gold medals and super-featherweight belt Saturday night by stopping Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Like Lomachenko's past three opponents, Cuba's Rigondeaux stopped on the stool -- this time after six rounds -- complaining that ...Read more

Muhammad Ali's Fight Doctor Ferdie Pacheco dies at 89

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MIAMI -- Ferdie Pacheco, famously known as "The Fight Doctor" for his role in guiding Muhammad Ali as his ringside physician, died in his sleep at his Baypoint, Miami home, his daughter Tina Louise Pacheco said.

The Ybor City native started a medical practice in Little Havana after earning his medical degree from the University of Miami. Later,...Read more

Miguel Cotto is committed to inspiring, aiding hurricane-battered countrymen

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LOS ANGELES -- Miguel Cotto's reluctance to communicate every thought in his head has, at times, hidden the goodness and resilience that define him.

The four-division boxing champion returned last week to his trainer Freddie Roach's Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood after spending the last month aiding his family, neighbors and friends in ...Read more