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Mikey Garcia to vacate WBC lightweight title

By Kenneth Friedland: Mikey Garcia (39-1, 30 KOs) has officially confirmed that he’s vacating his World Boxing Council lightweight [135 pound] title so that he can go after a fifth division world title at welterweight.  → read full story

Mikey Garcia to vacate WBC 135lb title to become ’emeritus champion’

By Aragon Garcia: Mikey Garcia will be named the WBC lightweight emeritus champion this week by the World Boxing Council, which will free up his title so that his #1 mandatory Luke Campbell can fight for the belt, possibly against WBA/WBO champion Vasiliy Lomachenko.  → read full story

Ward previews Crawford vs. Khan

By Dan Ambrose: Andre Ward says WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford (34-0, 25 KOs) has a ton of pressure on him this Saturday with him fighting former two-time light welterweight champion Amir Khan (33-4, 20 KOs) on ESPN PPV at Madison Square Garden in New York.  → read full story

Arum wants Lomachenko vs. Luke Campbell for WBC belt

By Mike Smith: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is already planning to match WBA/WBO lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko against #1 WBC Luke Campbell (20-2, 16 KOs) next in a fight in England if WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia decides to vacate his title rather than defend it against the British fighter or face Loma in […]

Lomachenko beats Crolla, calls out Mikey Garcia

By Jeff Aranow: Moments after destroying WBA mandatory challenger Anthony Crolla (34-7-3, 13 KOs) by a fourth round knockout last Friday night in front of a big crowd of 10,101 fans at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, WBA/WBO lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) called out WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (39-1, […]

Arum says Mikey Garcia MUST fight Vasily Lomachenko at 135

By Dan Ambrose: Mikey Garcia will have to come down to 135 to face Vasily Lomachenko if he wants that unification fight with him, says Top Rank boss Bob Arum.  → read full story

Arum gives Mikey Garcia ultimatum to fight Lomachenko at 135 as B-side

By Aragon Garcia: Bob Arum says Mikey Garcia has hurt his marketability with his loss to Errol Spence, and he’s now the B-side for a potential unification fight with Vasiliy Lomachenko.  → read full story

Teofimo Lopez wants “Horrible Mikey” or Commey

By Dan Ambrose: Teofimo Lopez (12-0, 10 KOs) says he’ll be fighting for a world title in July, most likely against IBF lightweight champion Richard Commey (28-2, 25 KOs), but he would also like to fight “Horrible” WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (39-1, 30 Kos) as well.  → read full story

WBC president meets with Mikey Garcia next week to talk lightweight situation

By Dan Ambrose: Mikey Garcia (39-1, 30 KOs) will be meeting with World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman next week to talk about what he plans on doing with his WBC lightweight title, according to ESPN Desportes.  → read full story

Tim Bradley: Spence only showed one gear against Mikey

Jim Dower: ESPN commentator and former two division world champion Tim Bradley says Errol Spence Jr.  → read full story

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