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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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Manny Pacquiao painting by Coyote Duran

Who’s the boss?

Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum may have insisted on a bout against Jeff Horn but Manny Pacquiao and adviser Mike Koncz have an entirely different plan.

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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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The more things change…

Former Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is back in business with his new company Ringstar Sports. And he says he wants to make more fights happen.

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WBC light heavyweight titleholder Adonis Stevenson (right) vs. Thomas Williams Jr. Photo credit: Dave Nadkarni/Premier Boxing Champions

Outside the ropes: Aug. 5. 2016

As the boxing-crazed masses, we all know what goes on inside the ropes. But outside them? We leave all that to our very own Boxing Don Dinkins.

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New WBA featherweight titlist Carl Frampton. Photo credit: Amanda Westcott/Showtime

Weekend thoughts

Serious boxing action last weekend calls for serious boxing analysis from our own Steve Kim, UCNation. Grab your favorite beverage and read on!

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Undefeated featherweight Oscar Valdez. Photo credit: German Villasenor

The future is now for Oscar Valdez

This weekend, undefeated featherweight Oscar Valdez faces fellow unbeaten Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda for the vacant WBO title. Steve Kim reports.

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From left, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran and Thomas Hearns. Photo credit: Seth Weni/Associated Press

The Square Jungle: Blame it on the ’80s

Who says you can’t travel back in time? Carlos Acevedo says you can in his Square Jungle Time Machine and he has his PBC setting right between then AND now.

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Romulo Koasicha (left) vs. Vasyl Lomachenko. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Grace notes: On Vasyl Lomachenko

Can Vasyl Lomachenko really win his second major championship in as many divisions in just seven fights tonight? Guest contributor Sean Nam believes so.

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