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Kameda-McDonnell unification on horizon

Bantamweight world titleholders Tomoki Kameda and Jamie McDonnell are headed toward a unification bout in early 2015. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Injured Figueroa stripped of lightweight title

Injured Omar Figueroa was stripped of his lightweight world title on Monday and given the designation of “champion in recess” by the WBC, paving the way for Jorge Linares and Javier Prieto to battle for the vacant 135-pound belt. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Making The Rounds: Speed Bag

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Speed Bag: Klitschko To Face Pulev

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Saunders-Eubank winner to fight for WBO title

The middleweight showdown between British countrymen Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. was sanctioned by the WBO on Friday as the official eliminator to produce a mandatory challenger for the organization’s 160-pound world title. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Alexander-Khan set for Dec. 13 in Las Vegas

Welterweight contenders Devon Alexander and Amir Khan will collide in 12-round bout Dec. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight, in the works for a few weeks, was announced by Golden Boy Promotions on Friday. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Fonfara tops Ngumbu by unanimous decision

Andrzej Fonfara took a big step toward yet another crack at a light heavyweight title shot by defeating Doudou Ngumbu on Saturday. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Thurman turns down Roc Nation Sports offer

Interim welterweight titlist Keith Thurman rejected a Roc Nation Sports three-fight contract worth $6 million. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Source: Chavez signs with adviser Haymon

What has been rumored for months has come to fruition — former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., one of boxing’s most popular fighters, has signed with powerful adviser Al Haymon, one of Chavez’s closest associates told ESPN.com. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Hopkins: Ignored ‘because I’m black’

Unified light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins believes race is the reason his pursuit of history hasn’t been a bigger story outside of boxing. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

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