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Inoue: Donaire the fighter I wanted to face most

Bantamweight world titleholder Naoya Inoue said during a Monday news conference that Nonito Donaire was "the fighter I wanted to fight most" when the World Boxing Super Series tournament got underway. He got his wish, as the two meet Nov. 7 in the final.

Pedraza, Navarrete featured on Fury undercard

Jose Pedraza will go 10 rounds with Jose Zepeda on the Tyson Fury undercard on Sept. 14 in Las Vegas. Emanuel Navarrete will face Juan Miguel Elorde.

If it’s finalized, Kovalev-Canelo a huge fight

Now that Sergey Kovalev has made it past Anthony Yarde, the fight to make against Canelo Alvarez needs to get done and only greed will stop it.

Estrada KO’s Beamon in 9th round to retain title

Junior bantamweight world champion Juan Francisco Estrada retained his title for the first time with a ninth-round knockout of Dewayne Beamon on Saturday night in his hometown of Hermosillo, Mexico.

Kovalev keeps title with 11th-round KO of Yarde

Sergey Kovalev retained his 175-pound belt for the first time in a homecoming fight by knocking out Anthony Yarde with one shot in the 11th round on Saturday.

Should Kovalev go for Canelo after KO win? What’s next for Yarde?

Sergey Kovalev accomplished a few things with his KO victory over Anthony Yarde. He showed he's still a top-tier fighter, retained his light heavyweight title and paved the way for a potential megafight with Canelo Alvarez.

Quillin gets date with brawler Angulo Sept. 21

"Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin will face Alfredo Angulo on Sept. 21, after his fight with Caleb Truax was canceled because Truax tore his Achilles tendon.

Lomachenko vs. Campbell breakdown: Who has the advantage?

Vasiliy Lomachenko faces Luke Campbell in an attempt to win his third world lightweight title belt at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday, but how do they match up?

Ringside Seat: A big fight for Yarde; a lot on the line for Kovalev

Anthony Yarde is fighting for his first world title, while Sergey Kovalev aims to retain his light heavyweight belt and get a step closer to a unification bout -- or to a megafight with Canelo Alvarez.

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Grizzlies Sign Jarrod Uthoff To 10-Day Contract

The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Jarrod Uthoff to a 10-day contract.

Uthoff has averaged 18.9 points, 10.7 rebounds, 1.38 steals and 1.15 blocks in 34.9 minutes in the G League for the Memphis Hustle while shooting 49.0 percent from the field, 36.3 percent from three-point range and 79.0 percent from the free throw line.

The Grizzlies have also waived Dusty Hannahs.

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