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Claressa Shields, who has been the undisputed champion at junior middleweight since defeating Marie-Eve Dicaire, is vacating some of her titles in the division as she pursues an undisputed title at middleweight. It will be the second time Shields attempts to become the undisputed middleweight title holder. The 26-year-old, who holds the IBF, WBA and
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LOS ANGELES — Floyd Mayweather and Gervonta “Tank” Davis were vacationing together in Miami several years ago. The two lounged on Mayweather’s yacht and rode bicycles in South Beach. Davis got a taste of the life of luxury that Mayweather enjoys as the biggest pay-per-view draw in boxing history. During that trip, Mayweather imparted upon
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Undisputed welterweight champion Jessica McCaskill is still scheduled to fight on the undercard of the Devin Haney-Joseph Diaz fight on Saturday night. It’s just her opponent that will change in Las Vegas. McCaskill will now fight Kandi Wyatt, out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, after her initial opponent, Argentinian Victoria Bustos, had travel issues relating to
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Brandon Figueroa seemed to stare almost in disbelief. In a razor-close bout, Figueroa thought he had won the WBC and WBO junior featherweight unification title fight over Stephen Fulton Jr. in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Except one thing: Figueroa lost. Fulton won a majority decision to take the two belts, with judges Tim Cheatham
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LAS VEGAS — Shawn Porter’s final moments in the ring showed why he had to walk away. Following his second knockdown in the 10th round of Saturday’s WBO welterweight championship fight against Terence Crawford, Porter scowled and repeatedly smacked the canvas with his gloves as referee Celestino Ruiz issued an 8-count. With his father and
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Undisputed welterweight champion Jessica McCaskill will return to the ring to defend her titles on Dec. 4 against Victoria Bustos as part of the Devin Haney-Joseph Diaz undercard in Las Vegas. It’s the first fight in a long-term deal for McCaskill with Matchroom and the first fight she’ll have against someone other than Cecilia Braekhus
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