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Bryant Jennings signs with Shaw and Leonard

Philadelphia heavyweight boxer Bryant Jennings poses after first-round

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America has been waiting for the next legitimate heavyweight prospect to make his presence felt. It may have happened on Thursday as undefeated Philadelphia brawler Bryant Jennings signed a promotional deal with Gary Shaw and Antonio Leonard.

Jennings (17-0, 9 KOs), No. 3 in the IBF rankings and No. 14 and 21 in the WBO and WBC, is hoping his deal with one of the sport’s top promoters will...

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Canelo not looking past Trout

WBC super welterweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, of

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Much like Nonito Donaire, Mexican sensation Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has said he wants to fight best. Alvarez hasn’t always had luck getting the big bouts, fighting the likes of Shane Mosley, Kermit Cintron Matthew Hatton and Lovemore Ndou.

Most, if not all, of those fighters are past their prime and not real contenders.

That won’t be the case on Saturday, April 20 at the Alamodome in San...

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Canelo Alvarez: Fighter portrait

US boxer Floyd Mayweather (2nd L) and WBA

(Credit: Getty/ROBYN BECK)

Canelo Alvarez is an explosive young fighter who takes a huge step up this weekend when he faces future Hall-of-Famer Sugar Shane Mosley. HBO has produced this portrait of Canelo. Check it out....

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