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Former three-division titlist Kazuto Ioka (left) vs. Nare Yianleang. Photo courtesy of KYODO

Kazuto Ioka leads the charge into ‘SuperFly 3’

During Wednesday’s press conference touting HBO’s upcoming ‘SuperFly 3’ card, three-division titlist Kazuto Ioka seemed to have the most engaging story.

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Top Rank extends and expands deal with ESPN

It’s often said that when you put in the hard work, rewards will be reaped. In the case of Top Rank’s existing deal with ESPN, truer words were never spoken.

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WBO light heavyweight titlist Eleider Alvarez (left) vs. Sergey Kovalev. Photo credit: David Spagnolo/Main Events

Krushed in Atlantic City

Boxing’s biggest surprise on Saturday had be Eleider Alvarez’s stoppage of 175-pound titlist Sergey Kovalev. What was the catalyst for such a shocking loss?

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WBO light heavyweight titlist Eleider Alvarez (left) vs. Sergey Kovalev. Photo credit: David Spagnolo/Main Events

HBO results: Eleider Alvarez knocks out Sergey Kovalev, wins WBO light heavyweight title

On Saturday night, WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev faced Eleider Alvarez, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, in Atlantic City, on HBO.

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WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev with a gigantic left-handed Gibson Les Paul outside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Photo courtesy of Main Events

An Atlantic City renaissance?

Who knew Atlantic City – once thought to be a dead and cold destination for boxing – would rise like a phoenix from its greed-inspired immolation?

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WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev. Photo credit: Craig Bennett/Main Events

Sergey Kovalev: Undisputed?

Losing to Andre Ward put a dent in Sergey Kovalev’s plans to become undisputed champion at 175 pounds. Tonight he resumes his quest to undo history.

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WBA light heavyweight titlist Dmitry Bivol. Photo courtesy of Main Events

Dmitry Bivol loves L.A.

Undefeated WBA 175-pound titlist Dmitry Bivol may hang his hat in Russia but, when it comes to putting in that work, there’s no place like Los Angeles.

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WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev. Photo credit: Craig Bennett/Main Events

All is not lost: Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez

In a division in which a lineal champion hasn’t lived up to his potential, at least we’re getting premium consolation in Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez.

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President of Sports and Event Programming for the Showtime network, Stephen Espinoza. Photo credit: Jennifer S. Altman

Four platforms, one boxing business

Is the sport of boxing fractured, due to loyalties between promotional firms and viewing platforms? Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza offers his thoughts.

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Ringstar Sports founder Richard Schaefer (left) and undefeated four-division titlist Mikey Garcia. Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime

All systems are go for the Garcias

Can a change in IBF 135-pound titlist Robert Easter Jr.’s corner spell victory versus WBC counterpart Mikey Garcia? Trainer Robert Garcia remains cautious.

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