Boxing picked up something fierce last weekend with various cards throughout the United States. Steve Kim reports.
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Super featherweight Orlando Salido won’t just be watching Francisco Vargas’ WBC title defense against Miguel Berchelt on Saturday; he’ll be at ringside.
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Per TMZ, on late Tuesday evening, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya was arrested for driving under the influence.
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No one fills out a calendar – be it ‘Peanuts’ or Miami Hurricanes – with a boxing schedule quite like Steve Kim. Here’s 2017’s thus far…
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So how deeply does Golden Boy Promotions’ new deal with ESPN run? Pretty deep AND pretty far…like, nationwide, UCNation. Steve Kim reports.
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Undefeated middleweight prospect Rob Brant has the right idea: Properly rep Minnesota…yet do it from the comparatively balmy climes of Dallas, Texas.
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Appropriately debuting on St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland’s own Michael “Mick” (no epithet intended!) Conlan dishes on a new life, in pro boxing and in America.
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If forced to pick a victor in Saturday’s Badou Jack-James DeGale super middleweight title unification bout, whom would you select? Steve Kim chooses.
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It’s official: An all-Mexican showdown between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has been signed for May 6 at a catchweight of 164.5 pounds.
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Confidence is running high in Danny Jacobs’ corner, as Andre Rozier believes his charge will soundly conquer IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin.
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Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
Fazliddin Gaibnazarov turns pro with Top Rank Promotions
The return of Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez
Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN results: Perez outduels Lopez in 10
Jessie Magdaleno assesses his present…and future
Oscar Valdez yearns for unification opportunities
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