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David Mijares starts 2017 at the Belasco Theater on Feb. 3

Undefeated 140-pound prospect David ‘Junebug’ Mijares will kick off his 2017, Friday night, as part of a Golden Boy Promotions ‘L.A. Fight Club’ card.

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Undefeated super middleweight contender David Benavidez (left) vs. Denis Douglin. Photo credit: Ryan Hafey/Premier Boxing Champions

David Benavidez kicks off 2017 at the MGM on Jan. 28

On Saturday night, undefeated super middleweight contender David Benavidez will face Sherali Mamajonov at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Newly crowned WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez (Left) vs. Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda. Photo credit: German Villasnor

Oscar Valdez looks to fight the best in 2017

Our own Bill Tibbs catches up with manager Frank Espinoza to get his thoughts on WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez and his plans for a busy 2017.

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Ronnie Shields: ‘Erislandy Lara doesn’t worry about protecting his ‘0”

Prior to Erislandy Lara’s latest 154-pound title defense against Yuri Foreman, Bill Tibbs caught up with Lara trainer Ronnie Shields to talk about the bout.

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Ronald Ellis looks to kick off a big 2017 in Atlantic City

Unbeaten 168-pound prospect Ronald Ellis is looking to kick off his 2017 with a win over Christopher Brooker on Jan. 20 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Orlando Salido receives well-deserved accolades and maps out 2017

He had but one fight this year but former three-time featherweight titlist Orlando Salido is still getting major props as part of 2016’s finest in boxing.

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2016: The year in boxing

2016 might not have been the most definitive year of note in boxing’s annals but it wasn’t that bad; was it? Bill Tibbs brings it all home.

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Bernard Hopkins: The ‘Final 1’ is done – but what a run!

Former undisputed 160-pound/175-pound world champion Bernard Hopkins may have lost his farewell bout but it, by no means, tarnishes a Hall of Fame legacy.

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Rising Irish middleweight Jason Quigley excited about Dec. 17 return

On Saturday, unbeaten 160-pound prospect Jason Quigley isn’t just closing his 2016 with a third fight; he’s helping support Bernard Hopkins’ curtain call.

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‘So Cold’ is red-hot heading into hometown doubleheader

Unbeaten super middleweight prospect Steven Nelson is riding a red-hot streak into his final two bouts of 2016. Bill Tibbs reports.

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