Boxing

Join Terence "Bud" Crawford and his trainer/manager, Brian "BoMac" McIntyre, for a media conference call TODAY at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT. Crawford, a three-division world champion, is preparing to defend his WBO welterweight world title against unbeaten challenger Jose Benavidez Jr. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the CHI Health Center Omaha in Crawford's hometown (ESPN, 10:30 p.m. ET).

Call-in information is as followed:
United States/Canada: 800-239-9838 or 323-794-2551
United Kingdom: 0800 358 6377
Australia: 1-800-573-793

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OMAHA, Neb. (Oct. 1, 2018) — Shakur Stevenson, the 2016 U.S. Olympic silver medalist, will face his steepest test as a professional when he takes on Duarn “The Storm” Vue for the vacant WBC Continental Americas featherweight title on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the CHI Health Center Omaha. Stevenson vs. Vue will be televised on ESPN at 10:30 p.m. ET before pound-for-pound great Terence Crawford’s WBO welterweight title defense against Jose Benavidez Jr.

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30 SEPTEMBER 2018 - SINGAPORE: Ringstar Boxing, Asia’s fastest growing sports media property, just staged its biggest boxing match to date, with ‘Roar of Singapore V - The Kings of Lion City’, which took place at Marina Bay Sands last Saturday, September 29, 2018, and was seen all over the world via its broadcast partners.

Filipino IBO world champion Michael “Gloves on Fire” Dasmarinas’ non-title bout vs. Ghana’s Manyo “Black Flash” Plange, ended in a draw, with the scorecards showing these numbers - 93-97, 95-95, and 96-94.

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OAKLAND, Calif (Sept. 28, 2018) — Jose Uzcategui, the IBF super middleweight world champion, moved up to light heavyweight for a non-title bout while he awaits his first title defense. He took care of business and won a clear unanimous decision against Ezequiel Maderna on Friday evening at the Oracle Arena. Scores were 100-90, 100-90, and 98-92.

Next up for Uzcategui is a return to 168 pounds, where he will defend his world title.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 27, 2018) – The “Red River Rivalry” is coming to Russell Westbrook’s house.

Dallas native Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker will make the first defense of his WBO junior welterweight world title on Friday, Nov. 16 against No. 1 contender and Oklahoma City product Alex “El Cholo” Saucedo at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, home of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Oleksandr Usyk says the reason he agreed to fight former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew was so that he could get a title shot against IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, who is signed with the same promoter Eddie Hearn. Usyk recently signed with Hearn as well, so all three of them are with Hearn as part of his Matchroom Boxing stable.

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NEW YORK CITY (Sept. 25, 2018) – Vasiliy Lomachenko is ready to take another bite out of the Big Apple. Lomachenko, the pound-for-pound superstar and WBA lightweight world champion, will look to unify world titles for the first time as a professional when he clashes with WBO champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 9 p.m. ET, live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. This marks Lomachenko’s fourth main event appearance at a Madison Square Garden venue.

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