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Robeisy Ramirez, Paul Kroll and Sonny Conto to see action on ESPN+ undercard stream starting at 6:30 p.m. ET

PHILADELPHIA (July 31, 2019) — Former super featherweight world champion Jason Sosa won’t have to travel far for his next assignment. The native of Camden, New Jersey, will make the short drive to Philadelphia to face veteran Haskell Lydell Rhodes in a 10-round super featherweight bout Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Liacouras Center.

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Conlan-Diego Alberto Ruiz to stream Saturday LIVE on ESPN+ beginning at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT

BELFAST (Aug. 1, 2019) –  The final press conference for Michael Conlan's homecoming bout — Saturday evening at Falls Park against Diego Alberto Ruiz — was a relatively subdued affair compared to what will be a raucous, sold-out atmosphere when he steps into the ring.

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BELFAST (July 31, 2019) –  Michael "Mick" Conlan emerged from Belfast City Hall and walked up the steps of the makeshift ring set up outside in Donegall Square. In the center of the city, Conlan, the fighting pride of Belfast, took center stage.

Conlan (11-0, 6 KOs), one of the greatest amateur boxers to come out of the Irish system, will fight Diego Alberto Ruiz (21-2, 10 KOs) Saturday evening at Falls Park as part of the city's annual Féile an Phobail summer festival.

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Shanghai—Retired superstar Floyd Mayweather has been named “special advisor” to China’s boxing team as they look to improve their medal count at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese Boxing Federation said. 

The federation said American legend Mayweather had pledged to “go all-out to use his influence and resources to support the Chinese boxing project in achieving excellent results at the Tokyo Olympics.” 

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Saul Canelo Alvarez’s approval by DAZN for his next fight against his IBF mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko is no longer tied to a trilogy match against Gennady Golovkin, according to Mike Coppinger.  IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Canelo can now take the fight against Derevyanchenko (13-1, 10 KOs) without the approval of the contest being tied to a third match against GGG by DAZN.

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