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Deontay Wilder (Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP)

Wilder announces Ortiz rematch

World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder announced a rematch with Cuba's Luis Ortiz on Tuesday, dealing a fresh blow to hopes of a unification…

Deontay Wilder punches Dominic Breazeale during their bout for Wilder's WBC heavyweight title at Barclays Center (Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP)

Wilder retains WBC title with brutal first round KO

Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight…

Boxers Deontay Wilder, left, and Tyson Fury exchange words as they face each other at a news conference in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Wilder says ‘hurt’ Fury ducking rematch

Deontay Wilder believes British heavyweight Tyson Fury is avoiding a rematch with him after being concussed in their first bruising encounter in Los Angeles last…

Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs get into a shoving match during their official weigh in at T-Mobile Arena on May 3, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (AL BELLO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

Alvarez vs. Jacobs heats up at weigh-in

Tempers flared as Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs faced off at the weigh-in for their middleweight world title unification bout on Friday. (more…)

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (JOHN GURZINSKI / AFP)

Alvarez, Jacobs ready to do talking in the ring

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez bids to extend his dominance of the middleweight division here Saturday when he takes on Daniel Jacobs in an eagerly anticipated unification…