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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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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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Featherweight Shakur Stevenson (right) vs. Viorel Simion. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Shakur Stevenson makes a statement

Previously perceived as simply a solid (if not so much eye-opening) prospect, featherweight Shakur Stevenson’s latest outing raised the stakes exponentially.

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WBO welterweight titlist Terence Crawford (left) vs. Jose Benavidez Jr. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Terence Crawford closes the show with 12th round TKO of Jose Benavidez Jr.

On Saturday night, WBO welterweight beltholder Terence Crawford faced Jose Benavidez Jr. in ‘Bud’s’ hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, on ESPN.

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Undefeated featherweight prospect Shakur Stevenson. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Shakur Stevenson to face Viorel Simion in step-up bout

Tonight on ESPN, undefeated featherweight prospect Shakur Stevenson will fight in his first 10-round bout, against Viorel Simion, in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Welterweight Jose Benavidez Jr. (standing) vs. Frank Rojas. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Jose Benavidez Jr. confident heading into bout in Terence Crawford’s backyard

Unbeaten Jose Benavidez Jr. is unfazed by the air of invincibility circling WBO 147-pound titlist Terence Crawford. In fact, he’s confident he’ll defeat him.

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ESPN+ results: Jose Uzcategui easily decisions Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna

On Friday night, Jose Uzcategui took a break from defending his 168-pound title by facing Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna in a 10-round ESPN+ main event.

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IBF junior bantamweight titlist Jerwin Ancajas (right) vs. Jonas Sultan. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Jerwin Ancajas to make sixth defense of IBF 115-pound title in Oakland

On September 28, IBF 115-pound titlist Jerwin Ancajas looks to deepen an indelible stamp in his division when he defends against Alejandro Santiago Barrios.

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Former unified light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev (foreground) and promoter Kathy Duva. Photo credit: Stacey Verbeek

Kathy Duva says a ‘proxy war’ is taking place

Kathy Duva isn’t just the CEO of Main Events. She’s also a savvy businesswoman who believes DAZN could become the unfortunate casualty of a proxy war.

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Undefeated junior welterweights Antonio Orozco (left) and WBC titlist Jose Ramirez. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Antonio Orozco faces Jose Ramirez in Fresno

Leading up to his challenge of WBC junior welterweight titlist Jose Ramirez tonight, Antonio Orozco took no chances in preparing and making weight.

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