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HBO bows out of boxing

What had been foreseen for some time now was substantiated on Thursday morning: Starting in 2019, HBO Sports will no longer broadcast boxing.

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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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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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Daigo Higa (left) vs. Moises Fuentes. Photo credit: Naoki Fukuda/The Ring Magazine

Daigo Higa looks to make the leap

Undefeated WBC flyweight titleholder Daigo Higa hopes to make a big splash in the United States soon but first, he must get by Cristofer Rosales on Sunday.

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Getting it right: Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko set for May 12

It’s always difficult to get the best fights boxing could possibly offer – but it happened again: We got Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko on May 12.

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(From right to left) WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, referee Kenny Bayless and lineal middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez. Photo Credit: Tom Hogan/Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions

Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez II is on, for May 5

The rematch the boxing world is waiting for is on: Gennady Golovkin will again face Canelo Alvarez II, for all the middleweight marbles, on Cinco De Mayo.

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A Q&A with Peter Nelson: Part two

In Part Two of a Q&A with UCNLive’s Steve Kim, HBO Sports’ Peter Nelson discusses 2017 in boxing and the year to come.

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A Q&A with Peter Nelson: Part one

In Part One of a Q&A with UCNLive’s Steve Kim, HBO Sports’ Peter Nelson discusses 2017 in boxing and the year to come.

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Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux: Subtext of revenge?

According to Top Rank, there’s no premise of revenge against Guillermo Rigondeaux, as the unbeaten Cuban enters the ring tonight against Vasyl Lomachenko.

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Bob Arum accuses HBO of counterprogramming

Is HBO deliberately counterprogramming the ‘Top Rank Boxing on ESPN’ card on Saturday? Top Rank CEO Bob Arum believes so. Steve Kim reports.

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