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Featherweight contender Joseph Diaz Jr. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

No soft touch in Joseph Diaz Jr.’s return

After sustaining his first professional loss, 126-pound contender Joseph Diaz Jr. refused to take a tune-up bout afterward. He faces Jesus M. Rojas tonight.

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Top Rank extends and expands deal with ESPN

It’s often said that when you put in the hard work, rewards will be reaped. In the case of Top Rank’s existing deal with ESPN, truer words were never spoken.

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Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Ali Akhmedov. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/360 Promotions

Ali Akhmedov headlines ‘Hollywood Fight Nights’

Under the watchful eyes of 360 Promotions’ Tom Loeffler and trainer Abel Sanchez, 175-pound prospect Ali Akhmedov headlines ‘Hollywood Fight Nights’ tonight.

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

Krushed in Atlantic City

Boxing’s biggest surprise on Saturday had be Eleider Alvarez’s stoppage of 175-pound titlist Sergey Kovalev. What was the catalyst for such a shocking loss?

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WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev with a gigantic left-handed Gibson Les Paul outside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Photo courtesy of Main Events

An Atlantic City renaissance?

Who knew Atlantic City – once thought to be a dead and cold destination for boxing – would rise like a phoenix from its greed-inspired immolation?

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WBA light heavyweight titlist Dmitry Bivol. Photo courtesy of Main Events

Dmitry Bivol loves L.A.

Undefeated WBA 175-pound titlist Dmitry Bivol may hang his hat in Russia but, when it comes to putting in that work, there’s no place like Los Angeles.

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President of Sports and Event Programming for the Showtime network, Stephen Espinoza. Photo credit: Jennifer S. Altman

Four platforms, one boxing business

Is the sport of boxing fractured, due to loyalties between promotional firms and viewing platforms? Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza offers his thoughts.

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IBF/WBC lightweight titlist Mikey Garcia. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Mikey the mechanic

Once again undefeated four-division titlist Mikey Garcia has added to his fistic legacy by staying true to technical virtue, against Robert Easter Jr.

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Junior lightweights Christopher Diaz (left) and Masayuki Ito. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Rudy Hernandez says Christopher Diaz vs. Masayuki Ito is a 51/49 fight

Despite being 130-pound contender Masayuki Ito’s trainer, Rudy Hernandez thinks tonight’s bout against Christopher Diaz will be almost evenly matched.

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Four-division titleholder Mikey Garcia. Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Showtime

Like Frank Sinatra, Mikey Garcia will do it his way

Despite not having an official contract with any promoter in boxing, undefeated four-division titlist Mikey Garcia intends to build his legacy his way.

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