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Canelo Alvarez and the cancellation heard around the world

Tensions were high and the vibe was uneasy at the Golden Boy Promotions press conference announcing the cancellation of Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez II.

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Oscar Valdez: Training at home to keep his title at home

When Scott Quigg is in the opposite corner, it would behoove a champ to train at his highest level. This is why WBO 126-pound titlist Oscar Valdez went home.

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Orlando Salido looks to make one more run in 2018

In a Q&A with UCNLive.com’s Bill Tibbs, Orlando Salido’s manager Sean Gibbons reveals why his charge insists he’s fully capable of fighting again in 2018.

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Was negligence the real crime?

In the run-up to his shot against WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder, is Luis Ortiz solely to blame for failing a recent drug test? Steve Kim reports.

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Tom Loeffler emerges from the underground

When one has to regularly deal with the media, how difficult was it for K2 Promotions’ Tom Loeffler to clam up about Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin?

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Outside the Ropes: Sept. 4, 2016

As the boxing-crazed masses, we all know what goes on inside the ropes. But outside them? Well, we’ll just leave that to Boxing Don Dinkins.

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VADA reports adverse sample result

Today, VADA reported to the WBC that mandatory heavyweight title challenger Alexander Povetkin tested positive for the banned substance Meldonium.

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A clean fight

We’re not only getting a possible fight for the ages on Saturday night, its participants, Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse are playing on an even, drug-free field. Steve Kim reports.

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How the mighty have fallen

What a difference a handful of years and fights make when you’re the “Filipino Flash,” Nonito Donaire. Steve Kim reports.

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The Soapbox: Dec. 24, 2014

Always opinionated. Knows his stuff like you wouldn’t believe. Uber-fan Matt Swider returns to Steve Kim’s “The Soapbox.”

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