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Glass half-full: Half-year boxing musings

Boxing optimists will be most pleased with The President today, as he lays out what’s made Our Sport in 2017, thus far, so special.

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Adonis Stevenson vs. Andrzej Fonfara II: A true make-or-break fight

Tonight’s rematch between WBC 175-pound titlist Adonis Stevenson and Andrzej Fonfara has many possible outcomes but only two could lead to ultimate glory.

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Gervonta Davis is a real live ‘Wire’

Taking a risk seldom heard of from most champions, Gervonta Davis will defend his IBF junior lightweight title tonight in London, England versus Liam Walsh.

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The Square Jungle: Alvarez-Golovkin, Chavez Jr., Terence Crawford and Gervonta Davis

As long as boxing exists, there is a Square Jungle in which it resides. And in this Jungle, Carlos Acevedo rules with an iron keyboard and a wit to match.

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Lee Baxter and Fight Town Toronto

Can Toronto, Ontario-based promoter Lee Baxter bring boxing to prevalence in an area not necessarily known for the sport? He’ll most certainly do his best.

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Is boxing better off without network contracts?

The question is easy enough to answer: Should there be exclusive network contracts in boxing? Steve Kim reports.

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Oscar Valdez yearns for unification opportunities

Will WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez secure the unification bouts he desires? After this weekend, we’ll hopefully find out. Steve Kim reports.

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The Square Jungle: Premier Boxing Champions and Spike, Salido-Lomachenko II, Crawford returns

As long as boxing exists, there is a Square Jungle in which it resides. And in this Jungle, Carlos Acevedo rules with an iron keyboard and a wit to match.

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Father knows best

Kenny Porter, father of welterweight Shawn Porter might not think his son will suffer ring rust against Andre Berto but he isn’t embracing inactivity either.

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Is the PBC still on ESPN?

So after pulling the rug out from under ‘Friday Night Fights,’ is Premier Boxing Champions still in a time-buy agreement with ESPN? Steve Kim reports.

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