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Is Khalid Yafai sharing a bill with a future foe?

Tonight’s ESPN+ stream, live from Fresno, California will feature two 115-pound title defenses. Will this card set the stage for a unification bout later?

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Filipinos in Fresno

Tonight marks the first time a Filipino champion faces a compatriot in a title defense and it all happens in Fresno, California, on ESPN+.

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ESPN+ results: Naoya Inoue blasts out Jamie McDonnell in one

On Friday, in Tokyo, Japan, Jamie McDonnell and Naoya Inoue squared off for McDonnell’s WBA “regular” bantamweight title, via stream, on the new ESPN+ app.

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Fists will fly in Fresno: Jerwin Ancajas to make fifth defense of IBF 115-pound title

On Saturday night, IBF junior bantamweight titlist Jerwin Ancajas looks to make the fifth successful defense of his title. Bill Tibbs reports.

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Take me to your leader: Naoya Inoue moves up to bantamweight

Having left 115 pounds for tentatively more fruitful opportunities at bantamweight, unbeaten two-division titlist Naoya Inoue faces Jamie McDonnell on Friday.

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Joe Tessitore remains ringside for ESPN

It’s no surprise that a professional of Joe Tessitore’s ilk would be offered myriad television opportunities. Just don’t count on him abandoning boxing.

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Here Boxing’s Obsolete

Why has – and is – so little boxing programming been scheduled for HBO in 2018? Steve Kim reports.

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The evolution of John Skipper and the genesis of a deal

Late last year, former ESPN President John Skipper was embroiled in a drug-related scandal. Now he’s back and enjoying a second chance in a new boxing venture.

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Vasiliy Lomachenko elevates to the next level

Last Saturday night, now a three-division champion, Vasiliy Lomachenko turned his career up to a whole new level by beating Jorge Linares. Steve Kim reports.

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Golden Boy Promotions plays two

What could have been a complicated scheduling snafu for this weekend’s boxing slate has been handled as smooth as could be, thanks to Golden Boy Promotions.

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