Boxing News Analysis

The WBC orders Danny Garcia to fight Viktor Postol

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Mauricio Sulaiman has ordered Garcia to make a mandatory title defense against Viktor Postol. Will Danny take it or vacate the title and move to 147?

Golovkin-Rubio set for Oct. 18

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Marco Antonio Rubio will get his shot at middleweight menace, Gennady Golovkin, this fall.

Berto has opponent for Sept. 6 return

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Andre Berto has his opponent for September 6 on Showtime, when he returns to the ring after a 14-month absence.

Maidana: Mayweather "not as good as people think"

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Marcos Maidana says Floyd Mayweather isn't all that and explains he's made some minor changes to his game in preparation for the rematch.

Deal for Golovkin-Rubio is "close"

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Golovkin's manager Tom Loeffler via RingTV.com regarding a deal for GGG to face Marco Antonio Rubio: "It is close."

Adonis Stevenson left out in the cold until Winter

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Superman's leap to Showtime, and away from a fight with Sergey Kovalev, hasn't quite panned out. He's now left planning a low-key return in October or November.

Roc Nation Sports wins Quillin-Korobov purse bid

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Jay Z's new promotional company announced its presence with authority by handily outbidding Golden Boy and Top Rank.

Hearn: Brook now part of Mayweather hunt

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Kell Brook is suddenly the belle of the ball in the welterweight division, as promoter Eddie Hearn is talking about potential money fights with Amir Khan and Floyd Mayweather.

Martinez to see specialist, then decide on career

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Sergio Martinez's career is still in limbo, and he has an appointment with a leading orthopedic surgeon in September, after which he'll decide on his boxing future.

Abdusalamov to leave hospital for home care

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Magomed Abdulsalamov is scheduled to leave the hospital and continue his recovery at home.

Will Khan-Brook finally happen?

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Now that Kell Brook has an IBF title, Amir Khan might actually fight him. Maybe...

Jay Z brings Roc Nation into #Boxing

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Roc Nation Sports is expanding into Boxing, and now has a promoters license in NY and DC. Now they just need to sign some talent.

Salido-Kokietgym fight for interim WBO title

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The WBO will allow Orlando Salido to fight Terdsak Kokietgym for the interim junior-lightweight title on Sept. 20.

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Porter-Brook weigh-in photos

Shawn Porter, Kell Brook, and the rest of tomorrow night's Showtime fighters made weight for the triple-header from Carson, California.

Porter focused on Brook, not Mayweather

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Shawn Porter's name has been attached to a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather, but he's focused on beating Kell Brook tomorrow night.

Brook: Porter is getting knocked out

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Kell Brook believes he's got the tools and the power to knock out Shawn Porter tomorrow night and claim his first world title.

Bika and Dirrell get final trash talk in

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There is no love lost between Sakio Bika and Anthony Dirrell, and the two fighters got a little trash talking in before tomorrow night's Showtime rematch.

Figueroa moving to 140 after tomorrow's fight

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Omar Figueroa will defend his WBC lightweight title tomorrow night on Showtime, and win, lose, or draw, he says he's going to 140 pounds after this fight.

Weights: Porter 146¾, Brook 146½

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Shawn Porter will defend his IBF welterweight title tomorrow night against Kell Brook, with the fight official after both made weight.

Rubio next for GGG?

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Marco Antonio Rubio says he'll face Gennady Golovkin in October, and reports are that the fight is all but officially announced.

Arum: Pacquiao can't play Basketball and Box

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Bob Arum is worried that Pacquiao's continued distractions outside of boxing might cost him dearly against Algieri.

Tarver-Banks official for Sept. 29 on FS1

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Antonio Tarver and Johnathon Banks will meet in a heavyweight battle of veterans on FOX Sports 1 in late September.

Soliman-Taylor fight set

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Sam Soliman will defend his version of the middleweight title against Jermain Taylor in early October.

Deontay Wilder Wrote This Song About Whooping Ass

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Deontay Wilder Wrote This Song About Whooping Ass

Gonzalez finalizing deal to face Arce on Sept 27

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WBC featherweight belt holder Jhonny Gonzalez is finalizing a deal to fight Jorge Arce on September 27

Khan looks at Alexander or Guerrero for December

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Khan is looking for a 'tickover' fight this December, until he can secure a big-money fight with either Mayweather or Pacquiao.

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