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The return of Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez

After such a lengthy hiatus, does WBO super middleweight titlist Gilberto Ramirez have what it takes to fend off the challenge of Max Bursak tonight?

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The Soapbox: A necessary evil

It’s time for another edition of ‘The Soapbox,’ as Steve Kim welcomes Bill Pittman, who openly laments the ongoing boxing money-grab that is pay-per-view.

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From left to right: WBO featherweight titlist, Oscar Valdez, WBO super middleweight titlist Gilberto Ramirez and WBO junior featherweight titlist Jessie Magdaleno. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Promotions

Bob Arum bullish on the future of boxing

What to do when a pretty decent card you’re promoting gets rejected by a premium network? Well, you go to pay-per-view – again. Steve Kim reports.

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It’s not TV. It’s HBO…but is it still doing boxing?

On Jan. 28, HBO will broadcast a doubleheader from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California – but that’s it for awhile. Steve Kim reports.

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Amid a great media spread, is Miguel Cotto-James Kirkland really that nourishing?

For a company that wants little to do with the boxing media, Roc Nation Sports’ Michael Yormark sure wants our support for Miguel Cottto-James Kirkland.

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On to 2017

Has 2016 REALLY been a crappy year in boxing? Ehhhhh…you’d better ask The President himself. From the looks of things, it can’t get get any worse in 2017.

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IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin. Photo credit: Reuters

Break out the MasterCard

We hate to say it but some of the most interesting fights in 2017 are going to have to cost you a little extra wampum. Hey, don’t shoot the messenger, man!

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Manny Pacquiao celebrates his WBO welterweight title win over Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5, 2016. Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Manny Pacquiao handles Jessie Vargas, wins WBO welterweight title

On Saturday night, Manny Pacquiao returned to the ring to face WBO welterweight titleholder Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas, Nevada. Michael Baca II reports.

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Top Rank Promotions goes independent

Social media itself can potentially carry the hype of a fight, so Top Rank Promotions’ Bob Arum plans on using it to sell Jessie Vargas-Manny Pacquiao.

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Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum (left) and Irish amateur bantamweight and Olympian Michael Conlan. Photo courtesy of Bob Arum's Twitter account

Bob Arum to ‘take back business’

So, no help from HBO Sports in distributing the next Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view? No problem. This is the age of “Do it yourself” anyway. Steve Kim reports.

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