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Ray Beltran gets back to work

Every hard-earned respite must come to an end, even for WBO lightweight titlist Ray Beltran, who punches the clock this Saturday versus Jose Pedraza on ESPN.

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Heavyweight Bryant Jennings (left) vs. Alexander Dimitrenko. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Bryant Jennings says ‘By-By’ to Alexander Dimitrenko in thrilling heavyweight fight

On Saturday night, ‘Top Rank Boxing on ESPN’ featured a main event pitting former heavyweight title challenger Bryant Jennings against Alexander Dimitrenko.

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Bryant Jennings, the businessman of boxing

After having fallen short in a world title attempt and suffering promotional issues, heavyweight Bryant Jennings realizes boxing is both sport and business.

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TV Guide for the boxing weekend

The events might not quite be high-profile but there’s still plenty of boxing on this weekend for the hardcore fan to enjoy. Steve Kim reports.

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WBO welterweight titlist Terence Crawford with Top Rank CEO Bob Arum. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Too much of a good thing?

In a landscape in which multiple options for viewing boxing are now available, will too much boxing actually be a good thing? Top Rank’s Bob Arum chimes in.

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Top Rank extends and expands deal with ESPN

It’s often said that when you put in the hard work, rewards will be reaped. In the case of Top Rank’s existing deal with ESPN, truer words were never spoken.

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Top Rank inks new seven-year ESPN deal

Top Rank and ESPN recently surprised the boxing world when they revealed a new seven-year agreement to distribute exclusive content through the network.

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President of Sports and Event Programming for the Showtime network, Stephen Espinoza. Photo credit: Jennifer S. Altman

Four platforms, one boxing business

Is the sport of boxing fractured, due to loyalties between promotional firms and viewing platforms? Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza offers his thoughts.

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Junior lightweights Christopher Diaz (left) and Masayuki Ito. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Rudy Hernandez says Christopher Diaz vs. Masayuki Ito is a 51/49 fight

Despite being 130-pound contender Masayuki Ito’s trainer, Rudy Hernandez thinks tonight’s bout against Christopher Diaz will be almost evenly matched.

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Heavyweight Luis Ortiz. Photo credit: Scott Hirano/Showtime

Story lines: Coast-to-coast title bouts and ‘King Kong’ returns

Our own Michael Baca II shares his thoughts, as well as story lines, on tonight’s spate of quality fights and their participants.

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