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Former 147-pound champion Victor Ortiz welcomes a potential fight with WBO/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia , who is likely moving up to welterweight in 2014.
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Newly crowned IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter is ready for all comers. The unbeaten boxer scored a career-defining win last Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, when he secured a hard-fought twelve round unanimous decision over the heavily favored Devon Alexander in a featured bout on Showtime.
This Saturday night in Caguas, Puerto Rico, at the Coliseo Roger L. Mendoza , Miguel Cotto Promotions/Top Rank has on their fight card Russian resident Anton 'The Pick Hammer' Novikov taking on Denver resident Manny 'Manos' Perez in a scheduled for 10 round bout at a contracted weight of 141 pounds.
The 36-year-old Pretty Boy has won all 45 of his professional fights and is willing to take Amir Khan 12 rounds in 2014 Khan's team have been in negotiations with Mayweather's camp for months about a possible showdown in May and the world's pound-for-pound king is open to the idea.
American Floyd Mayweather produced a masterclass as he outboxed Saul Canelo Alvarez to take the Mexican's WBA and WBC super welterweight titles by majority decision in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Riverside welterweight Josesito Lopez is interviewed by a Spanish language TV reporter during a recent public workout.
On Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, WBA welterweight champion Adrien Broner defends his belt against the hard-punching Marcos Maidana.
Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana, 12, for Broner's WBA welterweight title; Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cesar Seda, 12, for Santa Cruz's WBC super-bantamweight title, announced eight-bout card headlined by Aristides Perez vs. Carlos Reyes, 10, lightweights; for ticket information, call 305-788-4919.
Erislandy Lara was too much for Austin Trout, as they battled for the interim WBA super welterweight belt.
Paulie Malignaggi said the trip to the ring for his bout against Zab Judah was an emotional one.
Also featuring solid undercard match-ups including Devon Alexander vs. Shawn Porter, Erislandy Lara vs. Austin Trout and Sakio Bika vs. Anthony Dirrell.
Golden Boy Promotions has teamed up with FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes to return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 with one of best matchups the network has seen thus far when former World Champions "Vicious" Victor Ortiz and Brooklyn's own Luis Collazo collide in a pivotal showdown for the WBA International Welterweight ... (more)
SAN DIEGO, December 6, 2013 Boxing fans, you've been awfully good this year. You put up with some bad decisions and messy matchups.
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