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IBF super featherweight titlist Gervonta Davis (left) and trainer Calvin Ford. Image courtesy of Calvin Ford on Twitter.

The real-life ‘Cutty,’ Calvin Ford

Not just the inspiration for a compelling character on an HBO drama, Calvin Ford is also the highly underrated trainer of 130-pound titlist Gervonta Davis.

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Don’t sweat the technique

Not unlike one of the dopest MCs to ever rock the microphone, Vasyl Lomachenko could be the Rakim/Thelonious Monk of boxing. Steve Kim reports.

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Not your average pro debut

What makes a professional debut in boxing so special, it takes on an identity all its own? Ask Michael Conlan and Top Rank Promotions. Rian Scalia reports.

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Alex ‘Cholo’ Saucedo on UniMas

Having paid his dues for well over five years, unbeaten welterweight Alex Saucedo is stoked for a big Madison Square Garden debut on Friday.

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Michael Conlan readies for pro debut

Most appropriately, Ireland’s celebrated former amateur Michael Conlan will make his professional debut on St. Patrick’s Day. Steve Kim reports.

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Unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (right) vs. David Lemieux at Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York, Oct. 17, 2015. Photo credit: Associated Press/Rich Schultz

New York, New York?

Could a new mandate regarding insurance for brain injuries in New York change the landscape of boxing in the Empire State? Steve Kim reports.

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Premier Boxing Ambiance

Now that things have mellowed somewhat between Premier Boxing Champions and Top Rank Promotions, Sean Nam looks at a potentially less reclusive PBC…

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Undefeated lightweight contender Felix Verdejo. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Promotions

Aftermath: On Vasyl Lomachenko and Felix Verdejo

This week, guest contributor Jimmy Tobin riffs on the aftermath of Felix Verdejo and Vasyl Lomachenko’s victories at Madison Square Garden’s Theater.

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Lomachenko reaps praise and possibilities after great night in Gotham

After winning his second major title in his seventh fight, new WBO junior lightweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko looks forward to new opportunities.

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Newly-crowned WBO junior lightweight titleholder Vasyl Lomachenko (right) jumps for joy after stopping former beltholder Roman "Rocky" Martinez in five at the Theater in Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2016. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Promotions

Flipping out over Vasyl Lomachenko

Seven fights + two world titles = Vasyl Lomachenko. Has he arrived? Damn straight, UCNation. Steve Kim reports.

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