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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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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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Left to right: Antonio Orozco, Bernard Hopkins and Keandre Gibson. Photo credit: Gene Blevins/HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

Antonio Orozco returns to face Keandre Gibson at 140

Now that unbeaten 140-pounder Antonio Orozco has changed his way of preparing for fights, will his new approach also help him defeat Keandre Gibson tonight?

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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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Newly crowned WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez (Left) vs. Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda. Photo credit: German Villasnor

Oscar Valdez looks to fight the best in 2017

Our own Bill Tibbs catches up with manager Frank Espinoza to get his thoughts on WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez and his plans for a busy 2017.

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IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin. Photo credit: Reuters

The fights for 2017

Now that 2016 is in the rear-view mirror, how about those fights for 2017, eh?

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Jessie Magdaleno makes his 2017 resolution

Shutting the doubters down, Jessie Magdaleno showed serious discipline in beating Nonito Donaire for the WBO 122-pound title. But can he keep it up in 2017?

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Oscar Valdez is knocking on the door of stardom

Now that WBO 126-pound titlist Oscar Valdez has successfully kicked off his first defense, what does his team think about what he brings to the table?

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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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