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Eye of the beholder: Jorge Linares readies himself for Vasiliy Lomachenko on May 12

WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares believes that if two-division titlist Vasiliy Lomachenko lost once, he can lose again. Can Linares make it happen?

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Peace in the Middle East on May 12 at the Garden?

Ah yes, once again, cooler heads have prevailed in boxing, as the powers that be have made Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko official for May 12.

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Getting it right: Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko set for May 12

It’s always difficult to get the best fights boxing could possibly offer – but it happened again: We got Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko on May 12.

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Dueling shows in New York

HBO vs. Showtime. Madison Square Garden vs. Barclays Center. New York vs….New York? How’s this all going to work out? Steve Kim reports.

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The battle over May(day) 12

Negotiations for Jorge Linares vs. Vasyl Lomachenko – a battle both fighters desire – have hit a snag. Figures. Steve Kim explains why.

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The War Report: January 2018

With a new look and a different approach, Michael Baca II’s The War Report is back, featuring a full monthly recap of boxing’s most notable results.

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HBO results: Lucas Matthysse KOs Tewa Kiram; Jorge Linares handles Mercito Gesta

On Saturday night, the boxing action was plentiful, as HBO and Golden Boy Promotions returned to the Forum, in Inglewood, California. Michael Baca II reports.

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Jorge Linares: ‘I just hope Mercito Gesta is prepared physically for this fight’

WBA lightweight titlist Jorge Linares is looking for big challenges but he has to get by Mercito Gesta first, this Saturday. Michael Baca II reports.

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Golden Boy Promotions kicks off 2018

On Saturday night, Golden Boy Promotions kicks off its 2018 with an HBO doubleheader, from the Forum, in Inglewood, California. Steve Kim reports.

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Mikey Garcia: ‘A victory over me launches Sergey Lipinets’ career to the top’

During a recent press conference, the reasons for WBC 135-pound titlist Mikey Garcia facing IBF 140-pound beltholder Sergey Lipinets were revealed.

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