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After another impressive victory to become the undisputed featherweight champion, Amanda Serrano, who has won titles in seven different weight classes, solidified her No. 3 ranking behind Claressa Shields and Katie Taylor in ESPN’s latest pound-for-pound rankings. The victory also sets up the much-anticipated rematch between Serrano and Taylor that will take place on May
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5:57 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN The deal for the planned April 15 superfight between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia hasn’t yet been completed because of a dispute over the rematch clause, Garcia’s promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, told ESPN on Monday. De La Hoya received the contract two weeks ago and said every other issue
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Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will launch his comeback with a fight against American boxer Jermaine Franklin in London on April 1. Last month, sources told ESPN’s Mike Coppinger that both boxers were in the process of finalizing a deal for the bout. Joshua (24-3, 22 KOs) hasn’t fought since August, when he lost for
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2:25 AM ET Michael Rothstein Close Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer Previously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Mike Coppinger NEW YORK — Amanda Serrano could only enjoy her decision victory over Erika Cruz for the undisputed featherweight title for about 30 seconds on
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NEW YORK — Promoter Eddie Hearn’s attempt to get Ireland’s Katie Taylor her homecoming fight to take place at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, might be getting some extra help from another Irish fighting legend. From Conor McGregor. McGregor, the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion, who along with Taylor are the two most recognizable
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NEW YORK — Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn didn’t rule out the possibility of a future fight between former boxing heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou, he told ESPN on Thursday. Joshua has a fight against Jermaine Franklin on April 1, sources told ESPN’s Mike Coppinger, and Hearn said there
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8:41 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN When Emanuel Navarrete meets Liam Wilson on Friday in Glendale, Arizona, for the WBO’s vacant 130-pound championship (10 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN+), he’ll have the opportunity to join the storied lineage of Mexican boxers with titles in three divisions. Navarrete (36-1, 30 KOs) captured a title at 122 pounds when
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