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Team Gennady Golovkin, including (center) Tom Loeffler of GGG Promotions/360 Promotions, former WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and trainer Abel Sanchez. Photo credit: Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions

Now what for Gennady Golovkin?

With most of the major middleweights – and titles – over on DAZN, where does this leave former champion Gennady Golovkin, who still has no television deal?

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WBA "regular" middleweight titlist Ryota Murata (left) vs. Rob Brant

Rob Brant ruins the best laid plans

Did a more concentrated effort, built on a previous loss, aid middleweight Rob Brant in victory over Ryota Murata last Saturday night? Steve Kim reports.

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(From left to right) The Ring Magazine Editor-in-Chief Douglass Fischer, world middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, and Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya. Photo Credit: Tom Hogan/HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions

Boss player: Canelo Alvarez signs with DAZN

As boxing enjoys a resurgence, the middleweight division itself is also enjoying one of its own, as champion Canelo Alvarez signs a major deal with DAZN.

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WBA "regular" middleweight titlist Ryota Murata (left) vs. Rob Brant

Rob Brant learns from loss

Middleweight contender Rob Brant says he learned from his loss to Juergen Braehmer last year and hopes to parlay these lessons into a win over Ryota Murata.

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WBA "regular" middleweight titlist Ryota Murata (left) vs. Rob Brant

Ryota Murata to defend WBA ‘regular’ middleweight title at Park MGM in Las Vegas

The middleweight division looks to cement more viable contenders to the legitimate championship as Ryota Murata will face Rob Brant, this Saturday.

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The Soapbox: The return of the ‘Swider-Man’

‘The Soapbox’ is back and veteran contributor Matt Swider also returns to grind an ax, in regard to this weekend’s Gennady Golovkin-Vanes Martirosyan bout.

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Breaking through the middleweight muddle

A rare Japanese titlist for his size, Ryota Murata will defend his WBA ‘regular’ 160-pound title against Emanuele Blandamura, Sunday morning, on ESPN2.

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The War Report: Slice of the cake (Week 29, 2017)

It’s Week 29 of Michael Baca II’s The War Report, featuring a full recap of boxing’s best and what to look forward to in the coming weeks.

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Last week in boxing: May 24, 2017

Our own Bill Tibbs has lots to talk about, looking back at last week – a most interesting one at that – in boxing.

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Speeding up the prospect process

Has the maturation of professional prospects from the amateurs noticeably changed over recent years? UCNLive’s amateur expert Rian Scalia shares his opinion.

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