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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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Golden Boy Promotions plays two

What could have been a complicated scheduling snafu for this weekend’s boxing slate has been handled as smooth as could be, thanks to Golden Boy Promotions.

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Beholden to the throne: Vasiliy Lomachenko moves up to lightweight

On Saturday, Vasiliy Lomachenko will vie for his third world title in as many divisions but was his road to Jorge Linares as challenging as it could’ve been?

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Teofimo Lopez Sr.: ‘My son is the future of boxing’

Many dads have an unmatched pride for their sons’ accomplishments and Teofimo Lopez Sr. is no different. His son Teofimo Jr. returns to the ring on Saturday.

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WBO junior featherweight titlist Isaac Dogboe. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Mike Altamura: ‘Isaac Dogboe brings the heart of a lion, the heart of a warrior, to the ring’

As undefeated junior featherweight Isaac Dogboe is relishing his new turn as a major beltholder, his manager Mike Altamura sees big things in his future.

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A Philly special

Philadelphia might just be one significant, relevant fight card away from being reborn as a serious fight city. Luis Cortes III reports.

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Joey Dawejko engages in all-Philly heavyweight battle

Philadelphia fight fans are seemingly cold to the idea of local fighters Joey Dawejko and Bryant Jennings squaring off. Dawejko couldn’t disagree more.

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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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