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Lunch with Larry: Part two

In Part Two of a conversation with our own Steve Kim, Larry Merchant shares talks about streaming technology and the greatest fight he ever covered live.

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DAZN Confused: Eddie Hearn comes to America

Matchroom Boxing Group Managing Director Eddie Hearn seems to have a sweet deal with subscription service DAZN but will it truly be a smooth sailing venture?

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ESPN+ results: Jerwin Ancajas and Khalid Yafai successfully defend their junior bantamweight titles

On Saturday night, Top Rank brought a junior lightweight title doubleheader to Fresno, California, streamed via the ESPN+ app. Michael Baca II reports.

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Filipinos in Fresno

Tonight marks the first time a Filipino champion faces a compatriot in a title defense and it all happens in Fresno, California, on ESPN+.

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Take me to your leader: Naoya Inoue moves up to bantamweight

Having left 115 pounds for tentatively more fruitful opportunities at bantamweight, unbeaten two-division titlist Naoya Inoue faces Jamie McDonnell on Friday.

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Joe Tessitore remains ringside for ESPN

It’s no surprise that a professional of Joe Tessitore’s ilk would be offered myriad television opportunities. Just don’t count on him abandoning boxing.

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Jose Benavidez Jr. is healed, healthy and hunting for world title shot

Unbeaten 147-pound contender Jose Benavidez Jr. is fired up about continuing his comeback, after suffering a gunshot wound. He returns to the ring on June 9.

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Here Boxing’s Obsolete

Why has – and is – so little boxing programming been scheduled for HBO in 2018? Steve Kim reports.

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The evolution of John Skipper and the genesis of a deal

Late last year, former ESPN President John Skipper was embroiled in a drug-related scandal. Now he’s back and enjoying a second chance in a new boxing venture.

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Vasiliy Lomachenko elevates to the next level

Last Saturday night, now a three-division champion, Vasiliy Lomachenko turned his career up to a whole new level by beating Jorge Linares. Steve Kim reports.

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