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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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WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez. Photo credit: German Villasenor

The ‘Three Amigos’ – and Shakur Stevenson – prevail on Top Rank Pay-Per-View card

Michael Baca II reviews last weekend’s Top Rank Promotions Pay-Per-VIew card at the StubHub Center, featuring ‘The Three Amigos’ – and Shakur Stevenson.

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The Soapbox: A necessary evil

It’s time for another edition of ‘The Soapbox,’ as Steve Kim welcomes Bill Pittman, who openly laments the ongoing boxing money-grab that is pay-per-view.

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IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Andre Ward (left) and Sergey Kovalev. Photo credit: Khristopher Sandifer/Roc Nation Sports

Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev: Kings in contempt of court

The acrimony between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev is thicker than ever, as both men have concluded their press tour and now prepare for their June rematch.

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Breakfast at the Roosevelt Hotel with Ms. Duva

While reflecting on boxing’s current state – and her lost baggage – over breakfast, Main Events’ Kathy Duva waxed on why good fights are hard to make.

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Petr Petrov hits the road for title opportunity

A tried and tested road warrior, lightweight contender Petr Petrov will get another shot at the gold when he faces WBO titlist Terry Flanagan on Saturday.

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Thompson Boxing Promotions keeps churning ’em out

With no signs of stopping, the Little Promotional Company that Could, Thompson Boxing Promotions, continues its mission to create boxing’s next stars.

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Outside the ropes: Feb. 4, 2017

As the boxing-crazed masses, we all know what goes on inside the ropes. But ‘outside’ them? Well, that’s where Boxing Don Dinkins waits…and watches.

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Undefeated lightweight contender Felix Verdejo. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Promotions

Felix Verdejo turns the page

Will undefeated lightweight contender Felix Verdejo ever get that coveted shot at title gold? Steve Kim reports.

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Amid a great media spread, is Miguel Cotto-James Kirkland really that nourishing?

For a company that wants little to do with the boxing media, Roc Nation Sports’ Michael Yormark sure wants our support for Miguel Cottto-James Kirkland.

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