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Joe Tessitore remains ringside for ESPN

It’s no surprise that a professional of Joe Tessitore’s ilk would be offered myriad television opportunities. Just don’t count on him abandoning boxing.

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Jose Benavidez Jr. is healed, healthy and hunting for world title shot

Unbeaten 147-pound contender Jose Benavidez Jr. is fired up about continuing his comeback, after suffering a gunshot wound. He returns to the ring on June 9.

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A full day and night on Showtime

It was a big day – and night – for the Showtime network, which fed fight-hungry fans a full plate of boxing, this past Saturday. Steve Kim reports.

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Unconventional wisdom: Joseph Diaz Jr. challenges Gary Russell Jr.

Tonight unbeaten featherweight contender Joseph Diaz Jr. faces WBC titlist Gary Russell Jr. It’s an opportunity for which he’s prepared for his entire life.

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Here Boxing’s Obsolete

Why has – and is – so little boxing programming been scheduled for HBO in 2018? Steve Kim reports.

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Adonis Stevenson doesn’t know (Badou) Jack

Tonight Adonis Stevenson attempts to make the ninth successful defense of his WBC light heavyweight title when he faces Badou Jack, in Toronto, on Showtime.

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Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing in the DAZN

Group Managing Director of Matchroom Boxing Eddie Hearn isn’t just taking American boxing by storm; he’s bringing a new streaming option to fruition.

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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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The evolution of John Skipper and the genesis of a deal

Late last year, former ESPN President John Skipper was embroiled in a drug-related scandal. Now he’s back and enjoying a second chance in a new boxing venture.

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Vasiliy Lomachenko elevates to the next level

Last Saturday night, now a three-division champion, Vasiliy Lomachenko turned his career up to a whole new level by beating Jorge Linares. Steve Kim reports.

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