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LOS ANGELES — Get ready for a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN on Friday that he has spoken to Pacquiao, and according to Arum, the superstar boxer will not retire but instead will seek a rematch with Jeff Horn, which Pacquiao has a contractual right to
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7:57 AM ET Dan Rafael Close ESPN Senior Writer 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA Today Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun This story appears in ESPN
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This story has been corrected. Read below. Unretiring former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and UFC superstar Conor McGregor are contracted to wear 10-ounce gloves for their Aug. 26 junior middleweight fight. That is the glove size that junior middleweight boxers must wear, according to Nevada State Athletic Commission regulations. But a month before the Showtime
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LAS VEGAS — Owen Roddy emerges from the second level of the UFC’s Performance Institute, drenched in sweat from a 30-minute session with Conor McGregor. Exactly what the two men worked on this specific afternoon, about four weeks out from McGregor’s professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather, is privileged information. Any time McGregor arrives at
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Former junior lightweight world titleholders Takashi Uchiyama and Takashi Miura, two of Japan’s best fighters in recent years, announced their retirements from boxing over the weekend. Both held 130-pound world titles simultaneously but never met in a unification bout, though it would have been a big fight in Japan and a rematch of two strong
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