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Jul 2, 2020 Steve KimESPN After losing his WBA junior bantamweight crown to Joshua Franco on June 23 in a hard-fought battle, Andrew Moloney is going to get a rematch, he announced Thursday. “I’m extremely excited to announce that I will be having a rematch with Joshua Franco,” Moloney said in a post on Twitter.
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11:52 PM ET Steve KimESPN Former two-time world champion Jose Pedraza was in excellent form on Thursday as he dominated Mikkel LesPierre, dropping his opponent twice in the 144-pound catchweight bout in the main event of a Top Rank card in Las Vegas. The scorecards read 100-88, 99-89 and 99-89 in favor of Pedraza (27-3),
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10:53 PM ET ESPN’s top pound-for-pound fighter has a new date to face one of boxing’s rising stars. Lightweight titlist Vasiliy Lomachenko is scheduled to face Teofimo Lopez in a unification bout on Sept. 19, Top Rank chief Bob Arum told ESPN’s Mark Kriegel. Lomachenko, who holds the WBO and WBA lightweight belts, was initially
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1:41 PM ET Steve KimESPN Heavyweight Carlos Takam will face Jerry Forrest in a 10-round heavyweight fight in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN card on July 9 at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas. Takam replaces Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller, who was scheduled to face Forrest before being pulled
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9:24 PM ET Steve KimESPN The WBC has ordered a fight between Luke Campbell and Ryan Garcia for the organization’s interim lightweight title. This opportunity became available after the WBC’s top-rated lightweight, Javier Fortuna, opted to face Jorge Linares on Aug. 28. Campbell and Garcia are ranked second and third by the WBC, respectively. “I’m
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11:42 PM ET Steve KimESPN Alex Saucedo scored a hard-earned junior welterweight victory over Sonny Fredrickson in the main event of Top Rank’s card Tuesday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Saucedo set a quick pace from the start and constantly let both hands go, throwing 301 more punches than Fredrickson over the
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