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Mikey Garcia rejects Jorge Linares fight

By Dan Ambrose: WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) has turned down a unification fight against Jorge WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs), according to ESPN. Golden Boy Promotion president Eric Gomez says Garcia has another offer to fight another opponent. Ultimately, it was a business decision by Garcia to reject […]

Jorge Linares vs. Mikey Garcia possible for early 2018

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya is looking to make a unification fight between WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares and WBC champion Mikey Garcia for early 2018 on HBO. … Read

Spence and Mikey Garcia turned down Cotto fight

By Dan Ambrose: Welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. and lightweight belt holder Mikey Garcia both reportedly rejected an offer to fight WBO junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) for his final fight of his career on December 2 at Madison Square Garden, in New York. … Read

Mikey Garcia – Jorge Linares negotiating

By Dan Ambrose: Negotiations have started between WBC World lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 Kos) and WBA 140 lb. champion Jorge Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) for a unification fight, according to the World Boxing Council. … Read

WBC mandatory defenses

At the fifty fifth World Boxing Council Convention, this year in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Board of Governors discussed and decided mandatory defences for the Champions atop each weight category.… Read

Mikey Garcia waiting on Miguel Cotto to decide on Dec. fight

By Dan Ambrose: Lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) is still in the running for a December 2 fight against WBO World junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs). Mikey, 29, is waiting for Cotto to decide whether he wants to fight him or one of the other options he has. … Read

Miguel Cotto vs. Mikey Garcia a possibility for December

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Robert Garcia says a fight between his brother WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia and WBO junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto is a possibility. Robert says the promoters are interested in that fight following Mikey sending out a Tweet that he’d like to fight the 36-year-old Cotto. Robert didn’t mention the names […]

Robert Garcia pushing for Mikey vs. Danny Garcia fight

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Robert Garcia is very interested in matching his brother former 3 division world champion Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) against former 2 division world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) at welterweight. … Read

Lomachenko tells Mikey Garcia he’s slow

By Allan Fox: Mikey Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) met with WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) in an interview with the LA Times. They spoke about a potential fight between them in the future. Mikey said he wants Lomachenko to move up to lightweight so they can fight.… Read

McGregor vs. Mayweather, Roy Jones Jr. in Mexico

Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Boxing Fans, I am on record telling esteemed journalistic  colleagues that writing about the upcoming McGregor/ Mayweather Showtime PPV event on August 26 at T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas would be violating journalistic principles and stooping to reporting fake news. As the event nears, I find […]

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