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Junior welterweight contender Ryan Martin. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/360 Promotions

Ryan Martin to face Josh Taylor in first round of World Boxing Super Series

After having spent most of his career at lightweight, unbeaten Ryan Martin will challenge Josh Taylor in the next season of the World Boxing Super Series.

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Featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. (right) vs. WBA "regular" titlist Jesus M. Rojas. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

Facebook Watch results: Joseph Diaz Jr. edges Jesus M. Rojas

In Golden Boy Promotions’ inaugural Facebook Watch stream, on Saturday night, 126-pound contender Joseph Diaz Jr. faced titlist Jesus M. Rojas, in Hollywood.

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Featherweight Emilio Sanchez (right) vs. Christopher Martin. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

LA Fight Club results: Emilio Sanchez stops Christopher Martin

On Friday night, Golden Boy Promotions and the Belasco Theater, in Los Angeles, hosted another edition of ‘LA Fight Club,’ featuring Emilio Sanchez.

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Former three-division titlist Kazuto Ioka (left) vs. Nare Yianleang. Photo courtesy of KYODO

Kazuto Ioka leads the charge into ‘SuperFly 3’

During Wednesday’s press conference touting HBO’s upcoming ‘SuperFly 3’ card, three-division titlist Kazuto Ioka seemed to have the most engaging story.

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‘Hollywood Fight Nights’ results: Ali Akhmedov wipes out Jorge Escalante

On Wednesday night, undefeated 175-pound prospect Ali Akhmedov headlined the latest edition of 360 Promotions’ ‘Hollywood Fight Nights,’ at the Avalon.

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WBO light heavyweight titlist Eleider Alvarez (left) vs. Sergey Kovalev. Photo credit: David Spagnolo/Main Events

HBO results: Eleider Alvarez knocks out Sergey Kovalev, wins WBO light heavyweight title

On Saturday night, WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev faced Eleider Alvarez, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, in Atlantic City, on HBO.

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WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev. Photo credit: Craig Bennett/Main Events

All is not lost: Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez

In a division in which a lineal champion hasn’t lived up to his potential, at least we’re getting premium consolation in Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez.

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IBF/WBC lightweight titlist Mikey Garcia (right) vs. Robert Easter Jr. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Showtime results: Mikey Garcia defeats Robert Easter Jr., unifies lightweight titles

On Saturday night, lightweight titlists Mikey Garcia and Robert Easter Jr. faced off in a unification bout, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, on Showtime.

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Heavyweight Luis Ortiz. Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Showtime

Story lines: Coast-to-coast title bouts and ‘King Kong’ returns

Our own Michael Baca II shares his thoughts, as well as story lines, on tonight’s spate of quality fights and their participants.

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Undefeated lightweight prospect Karlos Balderas (front). Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Showtime

Karlos Balderas: Making virtue a necessity

Undefeated lightweight prospect Karlos Balderas might only be 22 years old but a deep, proud wisdom lies beneath his youthful exterior.

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