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Former three-division champion Jorge Linares. Photo credit: Gene Blevins/HoganPhotos

Jorge Linares seeks a new opportunity at 140 pounds

Having collected championships in three divisions thus far, Jorge Linares’ final frontier might just include honors at junior welterweight.

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Former WBA junior featherweight titlist Rico Ramos. Image courtesy of YouTube.

Remember Rico Ramos?

Do you remember Rico Ramos, the short-term 122-pound titlist, who lost his WBA strap in 2012? Well, he’s looking to make the best of his low-key return.

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IBF junior bantamweight titlist Jerwin Ancajas (right) vs. Jonas Sultan. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Jerwin Ancajas to make sixth defense of IBF 115-pound title in Oakland

On September 28, IBF 115-pound titlist Jerwin Ancajas looks to deepen an indelible stamp in his division when he defends against Alejandro Santiago Barrios.

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IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight titlist Anthony Joshua (left) vs. Alexander Povetkin. Photo credit: Amanda Westcott/DAZN

Anthony Joshua gets into DAZN

Now that DAZN’s inaugural boxing event has come and gone, what’s next for IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight titlist Anthony Joshua? Steve Kim reports.

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Matchroom Group Managing Director Eddie Hearn (right) and IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. Photo credit: SkySports.com

Will Anthony Joshua dazzle for DAZN?

In DAZN’s inaugural boxing broadcast, unified heavyweight titlist Anthony Joshua will face Alexander Povetkin today. But can ‘AJ’ dazzle their viewers?

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Lightweight Michael Dutchover (left) vs. Sergio Ramirez Martinez. Photo credit: Andrea Kaus

Michael Dutchover returns from ‘perfect punch’

Undefeated lightweight prospect Michael Dutchover’s most recent fight, in July, ended with one heck of a punch. However he doesn’t prepare for the knockout.

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Former unified light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev (foreground) and promoter Kathy Duva. Photo credit: Stacey Verbeek

Kathy Duva says a ‘proxy war’ is taking place

Kathy Duva isn’t just the CEO of Main Events. She’s also a savvy businesswoman who believes DAZN could become the unfortunate casualty of a proxy war.

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Undisputed female welterweight champion and recipient of the first The Ring Magazine female pound-for-pound championship honors, Cecilia Braekhus. Photo credit: Team Braekhus

Cecilia Braekhus makes history as The Ring Magazine’s inaugural female pound-for-pound champion

In combat sports, women continue breaking new ground and, in boxing, it’s no different, as Cecilia Braekhus earns another top honor.

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WBA/WBC middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (left) and Gennady Golovkin. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

So what’s next for Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin?

Last Saturday’s middleweight championship rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin was undoubtedly entertaining. So what’s next for this duo?

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WBA/WBC middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez. Photo credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

The Championship Rounds: This and that from last weekend

A memorable weekend in boxing was capped off by the middleweight championship rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Goolovkin. Bill Tibbs reports.

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