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A different option for Terence Crawford’s next fight

Terence Crawford hopes that one of the big names from the other side of the promotional street will head his way, but until that happens, he needs to find another way to continue to build his legacy.

Katie Taylor honored as female fighter of year

Undefeated Katie Taylor of Ireland has been named female fighter of the year by the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Boxing writers finalize ballot for 2019 awards

The Boxing Writers Association of America has finalized the ballot for its 2019 awards in nine categories.

Anxious Garcia plots his ring return for Feb. 29

Though the opponent is still to be determined, former four-division world titleholder Mikey Garcia is set to return to the ring on Feb. 29 in a main-event bout.

Fury splits with trainer ahead of Wilder rematch

In a surprising development, lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and trainer Ben Davison have split.

Lopez stops Commey; Lomachenko next?

Lightweight sensation Teofimo Lopez stopped Richard Commey to win his first world title. A unification fight with Vasiliy Lomachenko should be next.

What’s next for Crawford, and does Lopez have what it takes to beat Lomachenko?

Our boxing experts (and Vasiliy Lomachenko) give their instant reactions to Saturday's title fights and the immediate implications.

Bolotniks gets KO win in Golden Contract tourney

Ricards Bolotniks floored Steven Ward three times before the fight was stopped in the first round of their quarterfinal bout of the Golden Contract light heavyweight tournament.

Jose Ramirez signs deal to remain with Top Rank

Ramirez and Top Rank announced the multi-year deal on Saturday.

Crawford pours it on late, finishes Kavaliauskas

Terence Crawford weathered an early challenge from Egidijus Kavaliauskas before closing the show in dominant fashion, scoring three knockdowns in a ninth-round TKO victory to retain his title.

TIME TO PUT THE SMASHDOWN

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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