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The secret to Canelo's success? His own brand of Mexican Style

Canelo Alvarez has become boxing's top draw heading into his Cinco de Mayo weekend bout against Billy Joe Saunders by getting defensive about Mexican Style.

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Canelo Alvarez explains Mexican Style boxing

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Trainer Eddy Reynoso describes Canelo's technique ahead of title bout against Billy Joe Saunders

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Real or Not: Can Canelo Alvarez KO his way to undisputed champion? Is Andy Ruiz Jr. all the way back?

Our panel discusses Alvarez's path to undisputed champ, Ruiz's place among the best in his division, Katie Taylor's next step and Vasiliy Lomachenko's future at 135.

Pressure mounts on Saunders ahead of Canelo title clash

Billy Joe Saunders is hoping Saturday's fight against Canelo Alvarez does not end in controversy. Here's why.

How Cinco de Mayo became boxing's Super Bowl

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Ruiz outpoints Arreola for 1st win in 2 years

Andy Ruiz recorded his first win in nearly two years on Saturday, as he defeated Chris Arreola via unanimous decision in a 12-round, non-title heavyweight bout.

Abel Ramos upsets Omar Figueroa Jr.; Sebastian Fundora shines in KO victory

Fundora stayed unbeaten with an impressive win, and Abel Ramos made Figueroa quit in the corner.

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Why Max is intrigued by the Lomachenko vs. Nakatani fight

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FURY-JOSHUA

Why Joshua-Fury negotiations are only 'inching forward'

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Fury proposes wild bet if Joshua makes it past three rounds

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Training with alligators: Eubank Jr.'s preparations on new trainer Jones Jr.'s farm

Chris Eubank Jr. reflects on what he has learned from new trainer Roy Jones Jr. and living on his farm.

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Stephen A.: Logan Paul shouldn't be in the ring with Mayweather

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Logan Paul: What you need to know about their exhibition bout

One of boxing's greatest, Floyd Mayweather, will face Logan Paul in an exhibition. Why? We explain.

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Should Emanuel Navarrete move up in weight? Did Edgar Berlanga benefit from the end of his KO streak?

Can featherweight titlist Emanuel Navarrete continue his domination at junior lightweight? What now for Edgar Berlanga?

Navarrete knocks down Diaz multiple times in KO win

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Edgar Berlanga's first-round KO streak ends, but his unbeaten record is still intact

Berlanga failed to score his 17th consecutive KO in the first round, but he still got the victory.

Berlanga gets huge knockdown of Nicholson in final round of victory

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Trainer happy with Edgar Berlanga's KO streak: 'There's no overtime in boxing'

Trainer Andre Rozier has no problem with Edgar Berlanga scoring quick KOs.

The remarkable KO streak of super middleweight Edgar Berlanga

Edgar Berlanga has won all 16 of his fights in the first round. Here's how he remembers every one of them.

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Jake Paul not afraid of Daniel Cormier, Tommy Fury

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The WBC Mestizo belt, with details of charrería, a Mexican sport similar to rodeo, will be presented to the super middleweight title fights between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders on May 8 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Since 2017, the WBC has offered this commemorative belts on Cinco de Mayo weekends in order to promote Mexican culture. Fighters like Alvarez, Gennadiy Golovkin and Tyson Fury have won them in the past.

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Ben Askren: No dive, big payday, shocked by the interest in Jake Paul fight

Ben Askren reflects on his loss to Jake Paul and earning the biggest purse of his career.

Askren recaps loss to Jake Paul, insists fight was not rigged

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Why Stephen A. isn't impressed with Jake Paul's KO

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Demetrius Andrade defeated Liam Williams by unanimous decision to retain the WBO middleweight world title, Saturday night in Hollywood, Florida. All three judges scored the fight for Andrade 116-111, 118-109 and 118-109.

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Who's next on Tyson Fury's list: Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder, or Francis Ngannou?

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Kriegel: Fury-Joshua fight targeted to be in Saudi Arabia

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Real or Not: 'Boots' Ennis deserves a title shot, Fury-Joshua will get done

Another strong performance from Jaron Ennis has led him into title contention. Will he get his shot?

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Can Smith beat the other 175-pound champs? Heavies beware: Youngsters are punching their way through

Joe Smith Jr. won his first title, but he showed some flaws that might stop him from his next goal -- unifying titles.

Joe Smith Jr., Maxim Vlasov let fists fly in final round

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Efe Ajagba unloads for massive one-punch KO

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Efe Ajagba scores must-see thunderous KO; Jared Anderson extends his KO streak

Heavyweights Efe Ajagba and Jared Anderson keep scoring impressive KOs on their way up.

Alex Saucedo talks life after boxing following traumatic brain injury

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Don't let the name fool you: Joe Smith isn't an ordinary boxer

Joe Smith has been overlooked by his opponents and media. On Saturday, that perception can change for good.

Don't be fooled by his name: Joe Smith Jr. isn't an ordinary boxer

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Amateur boxer sends opponent out of the ring with this KO

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Herring showed he's a top 130-pounder, but can he beat Stevenson, Valdez?

An impressive victory puts Jamel Herring among the best junior lightweights, but what's next?

Is Shakur Stevenson next for Jamel Herring?

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Herring stops Frampton with a sixth-round TKO to retain the belt

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CRAWFORD-PACQUIAO

How likely is a Crawford-Pacquiao fight?

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Why Stephen A. is unsure of Pacquiao's chances vs. Crawford

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How Jamel Herring is using childhood challenges as source of inspiration

Jamel Herring's childhood experiences in foster care helped shape the rest of his life -- for the better.

DE LA HOYA RETURNING JULY 3

Oscar De La Hoya needs to promote his rising stars, not steal their thunder

Oscar De La Hoya is coming back, and instead of pushing the careers of Ryan Garcia or Vergil Ortiz, De La Hoya is promoting himself.

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Oscar De La Hoya drops the mic after telling Snoop Dogg his comeback plan

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Ryan Garcia or Vergil Ortiz: Who is Golden Boy's best young fighter?

After Ortiz's impressive victory and Garcia's superstardom, Golden Boy's future is brighter than ever.

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Tim Tszyu: I've got the world's attention now

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Ortiz says bout with Spence would be 'dream fight'

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ORTIZ-HOOKER

Vergil Ortiz showed he's a player at 147, but is he ready for Terence Crawford?

Breaking down a busy Saturday, with big KO wins for Vergil Ortiz, Artur Beterbiev and Lawrence Okolie.

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Max on Boxing: Max Kellerman's emotional tribute to Marvelous Marvin Hagler

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