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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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More StubHub magic as Oscar Valdez passes test

On Saturday evening, fight fans experienced more of that ol’ StubHub magic, when WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez faced Miguel Marriaga.

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Fazliddin Gaibnazarov turns pro with Top Rank Promotions

Although tucked away on tonight’s Top Rank Promotions card from Carson, California, 2016 Olympic gold medalist Fazliddin Gaibnazarov shouldn’t be overlooked.

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Jessie Magdaleno assesses his present…and future

Jessie Magdaleno isn’t just looking to successfully defend his WBO junior featherweight title on Saturday; he’s also looking forward to cementing a legacy.

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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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Manuel Robles at work

With the hands of a carpenter and the spirit of a deserving heir apparent, trainer Manuel Robles has built a solid and respectable stable in boxing.

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Jessie Magdaleno finds his home in Carson

Sometimes a little change can do someone a lot of good. Such is the case with undefeated junior featherweight Jessie Magdaleno. Steve Kim reports.

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