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de la Hoya, Vargas set for showdown

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Oscar de la Hoya and Fernando Vargas meet Saturday night to decide who is boxing's top junior middleweight in the world.


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Forrest defends title in rematch

INDIANAPOLIS, July 19 (UPI) -- Shane Mosley, who waited 10 years to avenge a loss, has even more to prove Saturday night when he faces unbeaten WBC welterweight champion Vernon Forrest.

Report: Boxer Felix Trinindad to retire

SAN JUAN, July 3 (UPI) -- Felix Trinidad, who less than a year ago, was one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, was expected to announce his retirement on Wednesday.

Forrest-Mosley rematch set

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- IMG Boxing announced Thursday that Vernon Forrest will defend his WBC welterweight title against "Sugar" Shane Mosley on July 20 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indian

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De la Hoya bout postponed

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 4 (UPI) -- The highly anticipated super welterweight title bout between Oscar de la Hoya and Fernando was postponed Thursday after de la Hoya injured his left hand.

Mosley defends welterweight title

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Undefeated Shane Mosley defends his WBC welterweight title against the also unbeaten Vernon Forrest at Madison Square Garden Saturday night.

De La Hoya, Vargas bout set

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The bitter feud between Oscar de la Hoya and Fernando Vargas will come to a head on May 4 in Las Vegas.

Tszyu, Judah meet Saturday night

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- It will be the puncher against the boxer Saturday night when WBA and WBC super lightweight champion Kostya Tszyu meets IBF junior lightweight champ Zab Judah to

Wright wins IBF title

INDIO, Calif., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Ronald "Winky" Wright won the vacant IBF junior middleweight title Friday night with an overpowering 12-round unanimous decision over Robert Frazier.
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