Although tickets haven’t exactly been moving briskly for Miguel Cotto’s final professional bout, his impact on the sport – and Puerto Rico – can’t be denied.
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On Saturday night, 18-year-old former amateur standout Aaron McKenna will make his pro debut on the undercard of Miguel Cotto vs. Sadam Ali.
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Typically fighting at 118 pounds, unbeaten Oscar Negrete gets his first crack at a world title when he faces 122-pound titlist Rey Vargas on Saturday night.
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As we look forward to another great Thanksgiving Day (if we’re all fortunate), Marty Mulcahey shines a light on boxing’s turkeys that weren’t so delicious.
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OK, so there’s a LOT of boxing emanating from New York City over the next five weeks…but will each card necessarily prosper? Steve Kim reports.
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It might not be the most compelling spate of bouts to round out 2017 but at least HBO is making some sort of effort. Steve Kim reports.
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With former WBA junior lightweight titlist Jezreel Corrales missing weight, Alberto Machado’s chances of winning his first world title just got better.
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This Autumn, New York City is where all the boxing action is. Steve Kim brings us the dates and network information you need to enjoy it all.
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According to Ronnie Shields, his charge, WBA 154-pound titlist Erislandy Lara, wants to face the very best fighters available. Bill Tibbs reports.
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Certainly an unsatisfying twist for fight fans, it looks like WBO 154-pound titlist Miguel Cotto will face Sadam Ali on December 2. Steve Kim reports.
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