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Ryan ‘Blue Chip’ Martin: ‘I think I can be a fan favorite fighter’

No pun intended, in regard to his nickname, but Ryan ‘Blue Chip’ Martin keeps chipping away at lightweight contention. Michael Baca II reports.

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Verdejo has the future in his (left) hand

Despite a somewhat shaky left paw, can hot Puerto Rican prospect rise above and take over like his predecessor Felix Trinidad once did? Steve Kim reports.

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A look at the 2015 International Boxing Hall of Fame

On Sunday, the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 was inducted in Canastota, NY. Bill Tibbs reports.

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The opponent

Sure, with so much ballyhoo surrounding undefeated Puerto Rican prospect Felix Verdejo, it’s easy to overlook the man who will be in the opposite corner on Saturday night, the also unbeaten Ivan Najera. Steve Kim reports.

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Verdejo after dark

On Saturday night, Puerto Rican prospect Felix Verdejo faces Ivan Najera in a battle of unbeatens on HBO’s “Boxing After Dark.” Could this be the next big step in building the island’s newest icon? Steve Kim reports.

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Does GGG step aside for Cotto-Canelo?

WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin – who faces Willie Monroe Jr. on Saturday – also holds the WBC interim title. This means he’s in line to face middleweight champion Miguel Cotto. But will he step aside for Canelo Alvarez? Steve Kim reports.

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Merchant on the scene

Whether or not you dig this cat, Larry Merchant has forgotten more about the sport of boxing than we’ll ever know. Sure, that might be an overused adage in Our Sport but it’s damn true. Steve Kim reports.

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The scuttlebutt

No matter how big an event Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao is looking to be, there is always something else brewing in boxing. Here’s Steve Kim with a wealth of boxing lowdown.

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Closed Camp at Wild Card for Pacquiao

Once upon a time, guitar virtuosos like Eddie Van Halen and Ty Tabor would hide their methods of hammer-ons and gear settings, respectively. Today, Freddie Roach is closing off the Wild Card when it comes to strategizing with his virtuoso, Manny Pacquiao.

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