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Tim Van Newhouse (right) and David McWater of Split-T Management. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos

Tim VanNewhouse: ‘It’s a good time to be in the boxing business’

Tim VanNewhouse was once a mere upstart in boxing management, entering the business on a wing and a prayer. He’s still learning but he’s a lot wiser for it.

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Trainer Brian McIntyre (left) and undefeated three-division champion Terence Crawford

Brian McIntyre: ‘Terence Crawford wants to clean out the welterweight division’

On the heels of his charge Terence Crawford signing an extension with Top Rank, Brian McIntyre says that ‘Bud’ wants to clean out the 147-pound division.

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Five-time junior flyweight champion Michael Carbajal. Photo credit: Alexis Macklin/DowntownDevil.com

Chatting with the champ: Michael Carbajal

Five-time junior flyweight champion Michael Carbajal is one of a rare breed of fighters whom have retired as champion, never looked back and stayed content.

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Undefeated junior lightweight prospect Mikaela Mayer. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Undefeated Mikaela Mayer impresses in Arizona

Unbeaten 130-pound prospect Mikaela Mayer made the most of her ESPN debut by stopping Edina Kiss in three. Beforehand she spoke to our very own Bill Tibbs.

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(From left to right) Frank Espinoza Sr., undefeated WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez and Frank Espinoza Jr.

Frank Espinoza: ‘Oscar Valdez wants to fight the best out there’

Veteran manager Frank Espinoza spoke to Bill Tibbs to shed some light on WBO 126-pound titlist Oscar Valdez’s return and why a change was made in his corner.

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Trainer Travone "Third" Chambers (left) and super middleweight J'Leon Love. Photo courtesy of Travone "Third" Chambers

The Kronk Khronicles: A chat with Travone “Third” Chambers

John Lepak, a man deeply connected to the original Kronk Gym, recently caught up with friend and trainer Travone ‘Third’ Chambers for a one-on-one chat.

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Trainer and former junior lightweight contender Harold 'Shadow' Knight. Photo courtesy of YetiMMA.com

The Kronk Khronicles: A chat with Harold “Shadow” Knight”

John Lepak, a man deeply connected to the original Kronk Gym, caught up with trainer and former 130-pound contender Harold “Shadow” Knight for a Q&A.

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Former junior middleweight titlist Bronco McKart (left) and James Toney. Photo courtesy of Bronco McKart on Instagram

The Kronk Khronicles: Catching up with Bronco McKart

John Lepak, a man deeply connected to the original Kronk Gym, recently caught up with former junior middleweight titlist Bronco McKart for a one-on-one chat.

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Lightweight Teofimo Lopez (right) vs. William Silva. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Teofimo Lopez: ‘I am never satisfied. I have to earn everything in life, and in boxing’

After another impressive win, on Saturday, unbeaten lightweight Teofimo Lopez and his father/trainer Teofimo Sr. candidly spoke to our own Bill Tibbs.

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Russ Anber: ‘If Vasiliy Lomachenko stops boxing tomorrow, he goes down as an all-time great’

Boxing’s jack-of-all-trades Russ Anber worked the corner of Vasiliy Lomachenko, last Saturday. Our own Bill Tibbs sat down with him for a candid Q&A.

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