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Heavyweight Luis Ortiz. Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Showtime

Story lines: Coast-to-coast title bouts and ‘King Kong’ returns

Our own Michael Baca II shares his thoughts, as well as story lines, on tonight’s spate of quality fights and their participants.

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Junior lightweight Christopher Diaz. Photo credit: Marilyn Paulino

Christopher Diaz: ‘On July 28, Puerto Rico will have a new world champion’

On Saturday night, undefeated Christopher Diaz gets his shot at representing Puerto Rico, as its next world champion. Bill Tibbs reports.

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Undefeated welterweight/junior middleweight prospect Jaron "Boots" Ennis

A heat wave of boxing hits Philly

When it comes to the Philadelphia fight scene, few scribes have their fingers on the pulse like Luis Cortes III, who provides a look at the area’s schedule.

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Teofimo Lopez Sr. and Jr.

Father knows best?

The only person more confident in Teofimo Lopez’s ability might just be father/trainer Teofimo Lopez Sr. And that makes this Lopez tandem twice as ambitious.

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Lightweight Teofimo Lopez (right) vs. William Silva. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Teofimo Lopez: ‘I am never satisfied. I have to earn everything in life, and in boxing’

After another impressive win, on Saturday, unbeaten lightweight Teofimo Lopez and his father/trainer Teofimo Sr. candidly spoke to our own Bill Tibbs.

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Junior welterweight Regis Prograis (left) vs. Juan Jose Velasco. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Back from ‘The Big Easy’

Our own Steve Kim crosses off another task on his bucket list, as he traveled to New Orleans to cover ‘Top Rank Boxing on ESPN,’ and eat…and eat…and eat.

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Manny Pacquiao KOs Lucas Matthysse to capture WBA ‘regular’ welterweight title

On Saturday night (Sunday morning), eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao made his long-awaited return to the ring, against Lucas Matthysse, in Malaysia.

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Junior welterweight Regis Prograis. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

ESPN results: Regis Prograis stops Juan Jose Velasco

On Saturday night, ESPN broadcast a card with a homecoming main event featuring undefeated junior welterweight Regis Prograis, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Lightweight Teofimo Lopez. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Undefeated Teofimo Lopez continues ‘the takeover’ in New Orleans tonight

Tonight on ESPN, undefeated lightweight prospect Teofimo Lopez looks to continue what he and father/trainer Teofimo Lopez Sr. call ‘the takeover.’

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Undefeated junior welterweight contender Alex Saucedo (left) and manager Sam Katkovski

‘Sudden’ Sam Katkovski burns the midnight oil

Sam Katkovski really loves boxing and wants to see it make an immeasurable resurgence, as part of the Churchill Management Group. Steve Kim reports.

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