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Canelo Álvarez says his fight against Gennadiy Golovkin is important for his legacy

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LAS VEGAS — The horde snaked through MGM Grand on Wednesday in matching white hats.

"MEX" was spelled out on the crown in green, white and red. Canelo Álvarez's personal logo was on one side. A motto was stitched in red on the other: "Legacy is Earned."

The messaging from Álvarez and his team was precise. Álvarez, a world champion boxer ...Read more

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Two women accuse boxer George Foreman of grooming, rape as teens in the 1970s

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NEW YORK — Two women have sued George Foreman for rape when they were teens, claiming the former boxing champion groomed them in the 1970s while they were as young as 10.

The women, who were not named in the lawsuits, claim they met Foreman as children, when their fathers were working for him, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Foreman ...Read more

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British boxer Tyson Fury says his cousin was fatally stabbed in England

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A cousin of boxer Tyson Fury was fatally stabbed Saturday night in England, the two-time heavyweight champion said Sunday.

Fury wrote in an Instagram post that Rico Burton was fatally stabbed in the neck, calling it “ridiculous” that “idiots carry knives” in the United Kingdom.

“Government needs to bring higher sentencing for knife ...Read more

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Bernard Hopkins' Hall of Fame career started with a visit in prison from a boxing ref named Rudy Battle

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PHILADELPHIA — The sneakers his mother sent had not yet arrived, forcing Bernard Hopkins to leave Graterford in 1988 while still wearing his state-issued prison boots. He spent five years in prison after being arrested when he was 17 years old. As he left, the warden told Hopkins he would see him again soon.

But Hopkins — who would become ...Read more

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Jake Paul's good news for those wanting to see him knocked out: 'This is probably the fight you want to watch'

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Like any good villain in this business of fighting and promoting, Jake Paul understands much of his revenue derives from consumers who want to see him unconscious and embarrassed.

Paul’s billing his next bout as that opportunity.

“Hello world, if you’ve been waiting to see me get knocked out, this is probably the fight you want to watch,...Read more