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

Bob Arum says shackles of boxing are broken

According to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, with boxing’s seemingly sudden resurgence over the past year, it has officially broken free of its shackles.

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New WBO lightweight titlist Jose Pedraza (right) vs. Ray Beltran. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

Ray Beltran loses a tough one to Jose Pedraza

After falling short in his first attempt to defend his WBO lightweight title for the first time, Ray Beltran is now in a zone of uncertainty.

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New WBO lightweight titlist Jose Pedraza (right) vs. Ray Beltran. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

ESPN results: Jose Pedraza outboxes Ray Beltran to claim WBO lightweight title

On Saturday night, Top Rank and ESPN2 hosted boxing action, this time in Glendale, Arizona, as WBO lightweight titlist Ray Beltran faced Jose Pedraza.

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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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IBF/WBC lightweight titlist Mikey Garcia (right) vs. Robert Easter Jr. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Weekend results: July 31, 2018

This past weekend, boxing enjoyed its fair share of championship results. Bill Tibbs gives a brief rundown.

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Larry Merchant (right) with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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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Lunch with Larry: Part one

In Part One of a conversation with our own Steve Kim, longtime boxing commentator and pundit Larry Merchant shares his thoughts on fights he’d like to see.

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The Square Jungle: Lomachenko-Linares, Stevenson-Jack, Eddie Hearn and DAZN

As long as boxing exists, there is a Square Jungle in which it resides. And in this Jungle, Carlos Acevedo rules with an iron keyboard and a wit to match.

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Russ Anber: ‘If Vasiliy Lomachenko stops boxing tomorrow, he goes down as an all-time great’

Boxing’s jack-of-all-trades Russ Anber worked the corner of Vasiliy Lomachenko, last Saturday. Our own Bill Tibbs sat down with him for a candid Q&A.

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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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