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Nonito Donaire to face Carl Frampton, adds another chapter to storied career

As indicated by facing Carl Frampton on Saturday, Nonito Donaire insists he wants only the biggest fights from this point on. Steve Kim reports.

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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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Eye of the beholder: Jorge Linares readies himself for Vasiliy Lomachenko on May 12

WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares believes that if two-division titlist Vasiliy Lomachenko lost once, he can lose again. Can Linares make it happen?

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Jose Ramirez and Felix Verdejo: A tale of two fighters

The start of Jose Ramirez and Felix Verdejo’s careers kicked off at the same time but have taken severely divergent paths since. Bill Tibbs reports.

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Boxing brand awareness

Today the brands associated with the sport of boxing have become just as important as – if not more than – the sport itself. The President reports.

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Peace in the Middle East on May 12 at the Garden?

Ah yes, once again, cooler heads have prevailed in boxing, as the powers that be have made Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko official for May 12.

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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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The cameras are rolling: On Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam

Last Saturday night’s bout between Jose Ramirez and Amir Imam didn’t need hyperbole or over-promotion, just two fighters willing to put it on the line on TV.

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The best of times, the worst of times

On Saturday evening, we saw boxing hopefuls in the best light – and the worst. Steve Kim reports.

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ESPN results: Jose Ramirez captures vacant WBC 140-pound title versus Amir Imam

On Saturday night, undefeated Jose Ramirez faced Amir Imam in a bout to determine the new WBC junior welterweight titlist. Michael Baca II reports.

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