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Spence KO's overmatched Ocampo in 1st round

Fighting in his hometown of Dallas, welterweight world titleholder Errol Spence Jr. made quick work of mandatory challenger Carlos Ocampo on Saturday night, knocking him out with a right hand to the body in the first round.

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Spence KOs Ocampo at end of first round

Errol Spence Jr. defends his welterweight title with a first-round knockout of Carlos Ocampo.


Roman wins

Roman wins, retains junior featherweight belt

Junior featherweight world titlist Danny Roman dominated Moises "Chucky" Flores en route to a lopsided unanimous decision Saturday night on the Errol Spence Jr.-Carlos Ocampo undercard.

Roman defeats Flores via unanimous decision

Danny Roman dominates Moises Flores and retains his junior featherweight world title belt.





For once, common sense prevails

This was a rematch both unified middleweight world titlist Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez needed, and it simply made sense to finalize it right now.

GGG, Alvarez finalize deal for Sept. 15 rematch

After missing an initial deadline, promoters for Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez worked a little overtime to finalize their rematch.

Canelo-GGG will fight again after 'Hail Mary' deal

Dan Rafael details how unlikely a rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin was looking until a late deal was reached.



Gesta wins title, gives to his dad for Father's day

After Mercito Gesta beats Roberto Manzanarez to win the NBAO lightweight title, he discusses the fight and gives the belt to his father.


Spence vs. Ocampo and undercard

Welterweight titlist Errol Spence Jr. makes his mandatory defense in a hometown fight vs. Carlos Ocampo. He says he'll KO Ocampo. Ocampo response? Just try.

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Danny Roman makes his second junior featherweight title defense vs. interim titlist Moises Flores.

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Junior welterweights Javier Fortuna and Adrian Granados meet in the opener of Showtime's tripleheader Saturday night at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas. This should be a very good fight.

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Fury's win vs. Seferi: What did we learn?

What did we learn from the former world heavyweight champion's comeback?

What's next for Fury? Don't expect him to go for the big names yet

Tyson Fury rediscovered his passion for boxing and won an easy fight in his return to the ring on Saturday. But he's still far away from challenging once again for the heavyweight championship.

Fury wins return bout by TKO



Wilder accepts terms to fight with Joshua in U.K.

Deontay Wilder has accepted terms offered by Anthony Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn, for a heavyweight world title unification bout in the U.K.

Wilder agrees to terms to fight Joshua

Deontay Wilder has accepted terms offered by Anthony Joshua's camp for the duo to fight for the undisputed heavyweight title.




Haye retires from professional boxing

David Haye announced his retirement from professional boxing on Tuesday morning, calling time on his career following two defeats by Tony Bellew.

Haye announces boxing retirement: 'It's time to call it a day'

David Haye explains why he's decided to call time on his career as a professional boxer.


Crawford's future

Crawford appears bound for bigger glory

Terence Crawford moving up to welterweight and winning a world championship in his third weight class keeps him on track for building a Hall of Fame legacy.

Can a Crawford-Spence unification fight be made? Crawford believes so

Terence Crawford's first fight as a welterweight wasn't much different than his previous fights. He entered the ring, dominated and walked away with a victory and a championship belt wrapped around his waist. So, what's next?

Horn to fight on but next opponent unclear

Jeff Horn's boxing career is far from over, but where his immediate future lies is uncertain.

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Santa Cruz beats Mares in rematch, keeps belt

In a rematch of their 2015 thriller, Leo Santa Cruz came away with another action-packed victory over Abner Mares, this time by unanimous decision to retain his featherweight title Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Santa Cruz beats Mares in another classic


Crawford defeats Horn

Crawford defeats Horn by TKO in 9th round

Terence Crawford stopped Jeff Horn by TKO in the ninth round of their welterweight title fight Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Crawford finishes Horn in ninth round

Terence Crawford knocks down Jeff Horn and follows with a flurry to stop the fight in the ninth round to remain undefeated.


Crawford wanted to prove his strength

After becoming a 3-division world champion, Terence Crawford says he's "here" at 147 pounds and wants to challenge the other champions.



Atlas compares Crawford vs. Horn to Ferrari vs. Volkswagen

Teddy Atlas breaks down the flaws in Jeff Horn's technique and how Terence Crawford was able to pick him apart.


Crawford delivers impressive championship performance

Mark Kriegel, Timothy Bradley and Joe Tessitore discuss what impressed them most about Terence Crawford's win over Jeff Horn.


Crawford crushes Horn to win welterweight title

Terence Crawford's first title bout at 147 pounds was impressive, as he finishes Jeff Horn via TKO in the ninth round.


Horn wanted to keep going

Jeff Horn breaks down his first loss and expresses his disappointment that he wasn't able to go the distance.



From violence to compassion: The duality of Terence Crawford

Terence Crawford was raised a fighter and found his way mostly due to his time in a ring, but it's his time as a father that has created a unique balance that challenges him each and every day.

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Pedraza outpoints Moran, asks for title fight

Former junior lightweight world titleholder Jose "Sniper" Pedraza won a hard-fought unanimous decision over a bloody Antonio Moran on Saturday night to set up a possible shot at lightweight world titleholder Raymundo Beltran.

Pedraza beats Moran by decision



Round-By-Round analysis

After seven rounds, Terence Crawford, right, has won every round according to Dan Rafael and former referee Joe Cortez.

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Rapper Rick Ross, left, and super middleweight world titleholder David Benavidez taking in the action at the Terence Crawford-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photo by Mikey Williams.

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Terence Crawford shadow boxes in his dressing room ahead of his showdown with welterweight world titlist Jeff Horn on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in las Vegas. The former undisputed junior welterweight champion is making his welterweight debut. Photo by Mikey Williams.

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Actor Mark Wahlberg, left, visits Terence Crawford in the dressing room at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Crawford is looking to win his third title in a third division when he meets welterweight world titleholder Jeff Horn on Saturday. Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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Welterweight Terence Crawford looks very confident in the dressing room ahead of his welterweight title fight against Jeff Horn on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in las Vegas. If Crawford wins this fight, he will become the sixth fighter in boxing history to win titles at lightweight, junior welterweight and welterweight. Photo by Mikey Williams.

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De La Hoya stays undefeated, TKOs Salgado

Diego De La Hoya remained undefeated with a seventh-round TKO of Jose Salgado in a junior featherweight match on Friday.

De La Hoya sharp in victory against Salgado



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