After an extremely short retirement, welterweight Thomas Lamanna is taking the business side of boxing into his own hands, as a promoter. Steve Kim reports.
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Tonight kicks off a stretch of boxing action for purists, so buckle up, UCNation; Steve Kim has the lowdown on the throwdown right here.
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Undefeated middleweight prospect Rob Brant has the right idea: Properly rep Minnesota…yet do it from the comparatively balmy climes of Dallas, Texas.
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One man’s injury is another’s opportunity. As Juan Diaz had to pull out of his Dec. 10 meeting with Ray Beltran, lightweight Mason Menard gladly stepped in.
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Steve Kim in back in Sloan, Iowa to call the action for a CBS Sports Network broadcast this weekend. Here are his thoughts on its participants.
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Still seemingly a work in progress, lightweight Mason Menard has his sights set on bigger prizes in his division, namely Terry Flanagan’s WBO title.
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Despite being passed over by WBO titlist Billy Joe Saunders, unbeaten middleweight Rob Brant moves on and will face Chris Fitzpatrick tomorrow night.
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Ever hear of junior welterweights Skender Halili and Jason Thompson? No? Last Saturday, they just might have produced the ‘Round of the Year’ for 2016.
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It might not seem like all that much to you, UCNation, but Steve Kim had a big time out in Sloan, Iowa, working ringside for CBS Sports Network.
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Despite Zab Judah-Hevinson Herrera now called off (for now), the former two-division champion believes he has one big run left in him. Steve Kim reports.
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