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Can Showtime keep subscribers after this boxing weekend?

After this Saturday night’s twin title doubleheader, can the Showtime network keep its boxing-starved subscribers on the hook? Michael Baca II reports.

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The StubHub Center remains an open shop

One of the most active boxing venues in the United States, the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., looks to be a premier, non-exclusive facility now and for the foreseeable future. Steve Kim reports.

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Another fine mess

Irritated? You don’t know the half of it. UCNLive’s Managing Editor Coyote Duran presents a rare op-ed on Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao.

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Fonfara flips the switch

Say whatever you want about Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. being undersized; no one put a gun to his head and told him to face light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara. Steve Kim reports.

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Finally back home

An integral part of covering the sport of boxing is the travel that comes with it. Our own Steve Kim offers his thoughts on his recent journey over this past week.

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Terence Crawford: A superstar in the making

Former lightweight champion Terence Crawford continued his winning ways on Saturday evening when he captured the vacant WBO junior welterweight title against Thomas Dulorme in Arlington, Texas. Bill Tibbs reports.

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Matthysse wins war against Provodnikov; Crawford KOs Dulorme

On an exceptional evening in boxing, HBO gave us all we expected and more with its split-site, junior welterweight doubleheader, featuring Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov and Terence Crawford-Thomas Dulorme. Michael Baca II reports.

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A clean fight

We’re not only getting a possible fight for the ages on Saturday night, its participants, Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse are playing on an even, drug-free field. Steve Kim reports.

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Action over perfection

Is this Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov a “Fight of the Year” candidate? Bet on it, UCNation. Here’s our resident professor, Mad Marty Mulcahey with his analysis.

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Twenty questions with ‘The Siberian Rocky’: Getting to know Provo

What would you ask junior welterweight punching machine Ruslan Provodnikov had you the chance to bend his ear? Prior to Saturday’s fight against Lucas Matthysse, Kim Francesca Martinez put curiosity in the driver’s seat with her own version of “20 Questions.”

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