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Featherweight contender Joseph Diaz Jr. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

No soft touch in Joseph Diaz Jr.’s return

After sustaining his first professional loss, 126-pound contender Joseph Diaz Jr. refused to take a tune-up bout afterward. He faces Jesus M. Rojas tonight.

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It’s a good rematch but have Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares changed?

In the three years prior to their rematch this Saturday night, have Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares changed? Will they still wage an epic battle?

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The Square Jungle: Lomachenko-Linares, Stevenson-Jack, Eddie Hearn and DAZN

As long as boxing exists, there is a Square Jungle in which it resides. And in this Jungle, Carlos Acevedo rules with an iron keyboard and a wit to match.

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Showtime

A full day and night on Showtime

It was a big day – and night – for the Showtime network, which fed fight-hungry fans a full plate of boxing, this past Saturday. Steve Kim reports.

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Showtime results: Adonis Stevenson and Badou Jack draw; Gary Russell Jr. beats Joseph Diaz Jr.

On Saturday night, Showtime broadcast a split-site doubleheader featuring Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack and Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr.

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Unconventional wisdom: Joseph Diaz Jr. challenges Gary Russell Jr.

Tonight unbeaten featherweight contender Joseph Diaz Jr. faces WBC titlist Gary Russell Jr. It’s an opportunity for which he’s prepared for his entire life.

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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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ESPN2 results: Joseph Diaz Jr. knocks out Victor Terrazas, calls out Gary Russell Jr.

On Thursday, undefeated 126-pound contender Joseph Diaz Jr. continued his march toward a shot against WBC titlist Gary Russell Jr. Michael Baca II reports.

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The Come Up: Joseph Diaz Jr.

After fighting just twice in 2017, undefeated featherweight contender Joseph Diaz Jr. is ready for what he calls ‘The Come Up.’ Michael Baca II reports.

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Vergil Ortiz, Golden Boy Promotions’ blue-chip prospect

Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Vergil Ortiz, who fights on ESPN, Thursday night, says he’s already prepared for bigger and better challenges.

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