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Featherweights Ruben Villa and Jose Santos Gonzalez. Photo credit: Carlos Baeza/Thompson Boxing Promotions

Ruben Villa stays active in 2018

Tonight undefeated featherweight prospect Ruben Villa will see action for the fourth time in 2018 and hopes to squeeze in one more bout before year’s end.

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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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Welterweight Francisco Santana. Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime

Francisco ‘Chia’ Santana stays put this weekend

Despite losing his day job and learning his bout in an important tournament was postponed, welterweight Francisco Santana still stays positive.

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Showtime’s fall line-up is coming together

To fight fans, few things are a valuable as consistency in quality product and scheduling. Thankfully Showtime Boxing seems to have this all in hand.

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WBO junior featherweight titlist Isaac Dogboe. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Every step of the way: Isaac Dogboe vs. Hidenori Otake

Seemingly coming out of nowhere to shake up the 122-pound division, WBO titlist Isaac Dogboe plans on putting Ghana on boxing’s map now and in the future.

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Ray Beltran and Isaac Dogboe to bring fireworks to Phoenix on August 25

On Saturday night, world championship boxing returns to ESPN, as lightweight Ray Beltran and junior featherweight Isaac Dogboe defend their WBO titles.

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Ray Beltran gets back to work

Every hard-earned respite must come to an end, even for WBO lightweight titlist Ray Beltran, who punches the clock this Saturday versus Jose Pedraza on ESPN.

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Bryant Jennings, the businessman of boxing

After having fallen short in a world title attempt and suffering promotional issues, heavyweight Bryant Jennings realizes boxing is both sport and business.

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(From left to right) Sean Gibbons, IBF junior featherweight titlist TJ Doheny and Hector Bermudez. Photo credit: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images

From Ireland to Australia to the United States to Japan, TJ Doheny is truly a world champion

Having trotted the globe to build his professional career, TJ Doheny now holds a world title to match his traveling ways. Bill Tibbs reports.

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Former two-division titlist Carl Frampton (left) and promoter Frank Warren. Photo credit: Chris Roberts/Frank Warren

Carl Frampton and Tyson Fury ready themselves for bigger fights

Former two-division titlist Carl Frampton and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury might just be one fight each from prominence on Saturday.

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