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Brooklyn's Stevens fights Saturday

Tyson Fury poses for pictures during a news

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  Hard-hitting middleweight Curtis Stevens is proud to be part of the long list of world-class Brooklyn boxers. He's also just as proud to be fighting at Madison Square Garden's Theater  tomorrow on NBC. "Everyone is talking about the Barclays Center," said Stevens. "Yeah, that's a great place. But don't forget, Madison Square Garden is the most famous sports arena in the...

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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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No doubt about Trout's win

Austin Trout, right, throws a punch against Miguel

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Austin "No Doubt" Trout scored a resounding 12-round win over Miguel Cotto to retain the WBA super welterweight title at Madison Square Garden. It was the first time - after seven victories - that Cotto had been defeated at the Garden.

The fight started out close, but Trout began to pull away in the middle rounds. He looked sharper and was busier than Cotto throughout the contest....

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All Access: Cotto vs. Trout

Miguel Cotto and Austin Trout at NYC press

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One of the great things about shows like, "All Access,"  is that you get a chance to see the softer side of the fighters. In this one, we saw a lot of the children. It's always refreshing. Showtime has added D.B. Sweeney as a narrator and writers Jody Heaps and Jason Bowers.

Miguel Cotto challenges Austin Trout for the WBA junior middleweight title on December 1 at Madison...

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Sergio Martinez and a night at the Garden

It was St. Patrick's Day. The Garden was hosting the Rangers against the Avalanche upstairs and the Sergio Martinez-Matthew Macklin middleweight title fight downstairs in the Theater. Here's out take with a video....

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Sergio Martinez open workout in NYC

Sergio Martinez fights Matthew Macklin at Madison Square Garden's Theater on Saturday night. Yesterday, both fighters participated in open workouts. Our videographer Mario Gonzalez was on hand. Check out his video....

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