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Wilder v Fury rematch possible early this year - Warren

LONDON (Reuters) - A world heavyweight title rematch between Britain's Tyson Fury and WBC champion Deontay Wilder could take place in the United States in the first half of this year, promoter Frank Warren said on Friday.

Boxing - Pacquiao takes jab at Mayweather over New Year's Eve cakewalk

(Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao has been fully focused on next weekend's fight with Adrien Broner but on Thursday the Filipino eight-division world champion still found time to take a subtle jab at Floyd Mayweather.

This is 40: Pacquiao taking it one fight at a time

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao, the Filipino multiple world champion who turned 40 last month, said on Wednesday that while he is focused on his title defence against Adrien Broner, he has considered life beyond the ring.

Boxing - Fury is a bigger draw than Joshua, says promoter Warren

LONDON (Reuters) - Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury is now bigger box-office than his compatriot world champion Anthony Joshua, according to promoter Frank Warren.

Mayweather blitzes Tenshin in Japanese boxing exhibition

(Reuters) - Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement briefly to score a lucrative victory in an exhibition boxing match in Japan over kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa that will do more for his bank balance than it did for the reputation of combat sports.

Stevenson awake after three weeks in coma, girlfriend says

(Reuters) - Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson has regained consciousness after three weeks in a coma following a Dec. 1 knockout loss, his girlfriend said on Saturday.

Boxing: Canelo pummels Fielding in third round TKO at the Garden

(Reuters) - Saul "Canelo" Alvarez proved too strong for Rocky Fielding as he delivered a third round TKO on Saturday to easily win their WBA super middleweight title fight at Madison Square Garden. The 28-year-old Mexican, a heavy favourite, imposed his will from the opening bell, delivering punishing body shots and knocking down his outmatched British opponent a total of four times. Alvarez, whose record improves to 51-1-2, sealed the win with a left hook that caused Fielding to take a knee and the referee to end the bout.

ITV signs three-year world-class boxing deal

LONDON (Reuters) - British broadcaster ITV said on Tuesday it had agreed a multi-million pound deal to show boxing on its free-to-air channels and for top flight matches on pay-per-view.

Boxing - WBC sanctions direct rematch between Wilder and Fury

(Reuters) - The World Boxing Council has given its approval for a "direct rematch" between its heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder of the United States and Britain's Tyson Fury, who fought to a draw in Los Angeles last weekend.

Stevenson remains "critical" with brain injury - surgeon

(Reuters) - Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson remains in "critical condition" with a brain injury and it is premature to speculate about his long-term prognosis, his doctor said on Wednesday.