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Is boxing better off without network contracts?

The question is easy enough to answer: Should there be exclusive network contracts in boxing? Steve Kim reports.

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WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez. Photo credit: German Villasenor

The ‘Three Amigos’ – and Shakur Stevenson – prevail on Top Rank Pay-Per-View card

Michael Baca II reviews last weekend’s Top Rank Promotions Pay-Per-VIew card at the StubHub Center, featuring ‘The Three Amigos’ – and Shakur Stevenson.

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WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez (left) vs. Miguel Marriaga. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Promotions

The War Report: Footprints (Week 16, 2017)

It’s Week 16 of Michael Baca II’s ‘The War Report,’ featuring a full recap of boxing’s best and what to look forward to in the coming weeks.

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More StubHub magic as Oscar Valdez passes test

On Saturday evening, fight fans experienced more of that ol’ StubHub magic, when WBO featherweight titlist Oscar Valdez faced Miguel Marriaga.

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Undefeated featherweight Oscar Valdez. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Red-hot Oscar Valdez to make second WBO featherweight title defense on April 22

Undefeated WBO 126-pound titlist Oscar Valdez is ready to make the second defense of his title against mandatory challenger Miguel Marriaga this Saturday.

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The Soapbox: A necessary evil

It’s time for another edition of ‘The Soapbox,’ as Steve Kim welcomes Bill Pittman, who openly laments the ongoing boxing money-grab that is pay-per-view.

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Oscar Valdez is knocking on the door of stardom

Now that WBO 126-pound titlist Oscar Valdez has successfully kicked off his first defense, what does his team think about what he brings to the table?

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Manny Pacquiao celebrates his WBO welterweight title win over Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5, 2016. Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Like it or not, you’ll watch Mayweather-Pacquiao II

Whether you like it or not, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will probably meet in a rematch in 2017. Deal with it, kids. Steve Kim reports.

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Manny Pacquiao celebrates his WBO welterweight title win over Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5, 2016. Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo credit: German Villasenor

Manny Pacquiao handles Jessie Vargas, wins WBO welterweight title

On Saturday night, Manny Pacquiao returned to the ring to face WBO welterweight titleholder Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas, Nevada. Michael Baca II reports.

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Undefeated lightweight contender Felix Verdejo. Photo credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Promotions

Aftermath: On Vasyl Lomachenko and Felix Verdejo

This week, guest contributor Jimmy Tobin riffs on the aftermath of Felix Verdejo and Vasyl Lomachenko’s victories at Madison Square Garden’s Theater.

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