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Ex-titleholders Garcia, Vargas to fight Feb. 29

Former four-division world titleholder Mikey Garcia will return to the ring to face former two-division titlist Jessie Vargas.

Hurd talks new trainer, forgoing Williams sequel

Seven months after his first defeat at the hands of Julian Williams, Jarrett Hurd reemerged Wednesday at a kickoff news conference for his return against Francisco Santana on Jan. 25.

Ariel Helwani’s MMA thoughts — Forget Nunes, Shields-Harrison is the fight

A battle of gold-medalists could make for an interesting couple of bouts; and don't count out Colby Covington just yet.

Broner ordered to pay $830K for sexual assault

An Ohio judge awarded $830,000 to a woman who claimed former boxing champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner sexually assaulted her at a Cleveland nightclub.

Fury accepts Joshua’s help ahead of Wilder fight

Tyson Fury has accepted an offer to spar with Anthony Joshua in an effort to help Fury win his rematch with Deontay Wilder in February 2020.

Rigondeaux-Solis bout postponed over visa delay

Guillermo Rigondeaux's debut at bantamweight, scheduled for Saturday, was postponed Tuesday because his opponent, Liborio Solis, has yet to obtain a visa.

Nevada judge clears way for Jacobs vs. Chavez

A temporary restraining order by a Nevada State Court judge gave the green light for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to fight Daniel Jacobs on Friday.

‘Chocolatito’ returns to ring vs. Diocos on Dec. 23

Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, who hasn't fought since September 2018, will take on Diomel Diocos in an eight-round junior bantamweight bout on Dec. 23 in Yokohama, Japan.

Alvarez gives up WBO light heavyweight belt

Canelo Alvarez has given up his WBO light heavyweight belt to comply with the organization's rules.

2019 fighter of the year: Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez had two big victories in 2019 and won a title in a fourth different weight class.

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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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