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New WBC/WBO/THE RING magazine junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford. Photo credit: German Villasenor

I said that? The 2016 Preview Review: Part two

It’s that time of year, UCNation! ‘The Professor’ Mad Marty Mulcahey owns up to his predictions for 2016’s champions and rising contenders.

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It is the best of times; it is the worst of times

Over the past week or so, Golden Boy Promotions has seen both sunshine and rain. Yet through it all, they’re doing their best to stay dry.

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WBA featherweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz. Photo credit: German Villasenor

The War Report: Smooth operators (Week 4, 2017)

It’s Week Four of Michael Baca II’s ‘The War Report,’ featuring a full recap of boxing’s best and what to look forward in the coming weeks.

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Sting operation: Berchelt stops Vargas, wins WBC title

  Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt captured the WBC junior lightweight title after forcing an 11th round stoppage of Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas on Saturday night. The fight was the main event of an “HBO Boxing After Dark” card and held at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.   With 41 seconds remaining in the 11th […]

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Saturday night fever

Boxing picked up something fierce last weekend with various cards throughout the United States. Steve Kim reports.

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Orlando Salido to be ringside for Vargas-Berchelt on Saturday

Super featherweight Orlando Salido won’t just be watching Francisco Vargas’ WBC title defense against Miguel Berchelt on Saturday; he’ll be at ringside.

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Will Vargas-Berchelt and Miura-Roman be must-see-TV?

Despite a compelling rematch between Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz on Showtime, HBO’s Saturday line-up ain’t so shabby either.

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Takashi Miura: ‘I expect a real brawl against Miguel Roman’

Takashi Miura wants nothing more than a shot at the WBC 130-pound title – a belt he used to hold – but he has to get past Miguel Roman first this Saturday.

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It’s not TV. It’s HBO…but is it still doing boxing?

On Jan. 28, HBO will broadcast a doubleheader from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California – but that’s it for awhile. Steve Kim reports.

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New WBC/WBO/THE RING magazine junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford. Photo credit: German Villasenor

2017: Champions whom will stay, whom will go and prospects to watch – Part two

It’s that time again, UCNation! ‘The Professor,’ Mad Marty Mulcahey shares his list of champs whom will stay and go and prospects whom will rise in 2017.

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