Bob Arum Archives - Undisputed Champion Network
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The return of Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez

After such a lengthy hiatus, does WBO super middleweight titlist Gilberto Ramirez have what it takes to fend off the challenge of Max Bursak tonight?

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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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Undefeated featherweight Oscar Valdez. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Red-hot Oscar Valdez to make second WBO featherweight title defense on April 22

Undefeated WBO 126-pound titlist Oscar Valdez is ready to make the second defense of his title against mandatory challenger Miguel Marriaga this Saturday.

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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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WBO junior lightweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko. Photo credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images

A tough ticket in Oxon Hill

Wanna see WBO junior lightweight beltholder Vasyl Lomachenko defend his title against Jason Sosa on Saturday? Stay home then because this sucker is sold out.

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The Ukrainian Dream Team hits Maryland

This Saturday night, the Ukrainian Invasion is in full effect, courtesy of K2 Promotions. Steve Kim reports.

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Not your average pro debut

What makes a professional debut in boxing so special, it takes on an identity all its own? Ask Michael Conlan and Top Rank Promotions. Rian Scalia reports.

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Sean Gibbons (left) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Image courtesy of Sean Gibbons on Twitter.

Chatting with the champ: Sean Gibbons

You know that name. Now get to know the guy behind the name, boxing’s Jack-of-all-trades, Sean ‘Green Day’ Gibbons. Bill Tibbs reports.

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Michael Conlan readies for pro debut

Most appropriately, Ireland’s celebrated former amateur Michael Conlan will make his professional debut on St. Patrick’s Day. Steve Kim reports.

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From left to right: WBO featherweight titlist, Oscar Valdez, WBO super middleweight titlist Gilberto Ramirez and WBO junior featherweight titlist Jessie Magdaleno. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Promotions

Bob Arum bullish on the future of boxing

What to do when a pretty decent card you’re promoting gets rejected by a premium network? Well, you go to pay-per-view – again. Steve Kim reports.

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