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  1. David Benavides May Land WBC Eliminator on April 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Boxing Scene

    On Monday morning at the Rock in Carson, California, rising super middleweight contender David Benavides was getting in some sparring. It's clear that this 20-year old is going places and will soon be in the title mix at 168 pounds.

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  2. Jose Benavides' Father Provides Update on Injuries, Career StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Boxing Scene

    In the late summer of 2016, undefeated welterweight Jose Benavides was shot in the leg by an unknown assailant while walking his dog in in Arizona . The severity of the injuries sustained to his leg left doubt on his professional career.

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  3. Photos: Felix Verdejo Returns, Gets Decision Over Oliver FloresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Boxing Scene

    Felix Verdejo wasn't exactly spectacular, but he was victorious Friday night in his first fight since sustaining injuries in a motorcycle accident last summer. Puerto Rico's Verdejo defeated Oliver Flores by unanimous decision in a 10-round lightweight fight in San Juan.

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  4. Felix Verdejo Decisions Flores, First Fight After Motorcycle AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Boxing Scene

    Felix Verdejo wasn't exactly spectacular, but he was victorious Friday night in his first fight since sustaining injuries in a motorcycle accident last summer. Puerto Rico's Verdejo defeated Oliver Flores by unanimous decision in a 10-round lightweight fight in San Juan.

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  5. Berchelt Batters, Bloodies Vargas, Stops Him in the 11th RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Boxing Scene

    Fellow Mexican Miguel Berchelt made the most of his first high-profile fight on American television and stopped Vargas in the 11th round Saturday night in Indio, California. Berchelt improved to 31-1, recorded his 28th knockout and won the WBC world super featherweight title from the previously unbeaten Vargas .

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  6. Vargas Not Worried About Cuts Causing Issues Against BercheltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Boxing Scene

    Francisco Vargas believes he has taken a long enough layoff to refresh his body and allow his cuts to fully heal. Vargas' last fight, a majority draw with Orlando Salido on June 4 in Carson, California, was unusually brutal.

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  7. Vargas vs. Salido Named as BWAA "Fight of The Year"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Boxing Scene

    It was certainly a week to forget for the staff at Golden Boy Promotions, but one that was already due to end on a high note and now comes with even more reason to smile. The same goes for Francisco Vargas, who for the second straight year served as one half of the top choice for the Boxing Writers Association of America 2016 Fight of the Year, as announced by the organization on Friday afternoon One year after being honored for his to-hell-and-back, off-the-canvas title winning knockout over Takashi Miura in 2015's Fight of the Year, Vargas once again wears the badge of honor thanks to the bravery and courage he and Orlando Salido exhibited in their furiously-paced 12-round draw this past June.

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  8. Salido Will Be Ringside at Vargas-Berchelt - Wants RematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Boxing Scene

    Out of everyone who will be attending this weekend's card at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California - where an HBO doubleheader takes place featuring a pair of super featherweight contests between Francisco Vargas and Miguel Berchelt and Takashi Miura who takes on Miguel Roman - there is no more of an interested observer than Orlando Salido, who battled with Vargas back in June in what is considered one of the better fights of recent years. "That's what I want, I think that's the fight everybody wants to see, the fans, the media.

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  9. Oscar Valdez is Back in Training, Aims To Have a 'Bigger' 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Boxing Scene

    World featherweight champion Oscar Valdez is back training in Southern California and looking forward to another big year in 2017. After winning his first world championship in 2016 the former Mexican Olympian is working hard to maintain the belt he worked so hard to get.

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  10. Michael Conlan Has Debut Opponent Confirmed For March 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    Conlan, who joined up with Bob Arum's Top Rank last September and has a managerial deal with Macklin's Gym Marbella, made the decision to turn over after a glittering amateur career in which he became the world, European and Commonwealth champion and won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics in London. His debut is set for the Theater at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick's Day and his foe has already been named, despite there being just over seven weeks until fight night.

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  11. Erislandy Lara Knocks Out Yuri Foreman in Four RoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    A round after Lara was credited with a knockdown that shouldn't have counted, the Cuban southpaw blasted Yuri Foreman with a left uppercut that floored Foreman. The former 154-pound champion was hurt badly by Lara's well-placed punch.

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  12. Anthony Dirrell Beats Down Norbert Nemesapati For TKO WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, Florida - Former WBC super middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell stopped Norbert Nemesapati in six rounds. Nemesapti was game in the first two rounds, standing his ground and willing to trade punches by Dirrell, who was coming forward with big shots and letting his hands go.

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  13. Victor Ortiz Facing DUI Charges, Could Potentially Face JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    More bad news for former WBC welterweight world champion Victor Ortiz - the boxer was charged with 2 misdemeanor counts of DUI stemming from his September arrest ... and officials are claiming that Ortiz was very drunk. TMZ Sports broke the story ... Ortiz was arrested on Sept.

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  14. Orlando Salido Motivated To Fight Harder After FOTY HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    For the second time in three years, an Orlando "Siri" Salido fight has been selected by Yahoo Sports as the "Fight of the Year". In 2014, it was his all-action battle against Terdsak Kokiegym that was selected.

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  15. Arum: Lomachenko is Intrigued By Prospect of Fighting GamboaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    Ukraine's Lomachenko wants to avenge the lone loss on his professional record against the rugged Mexican that defeated him by split decision in March 2014. There is another fan-friendly fight Lomachenko and Arum are considering, though.

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  16. Jason Quigley Looking To Close Out The Year in StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    He is a talented boxer, charismatic out of the ring, and has the backing of one boxing's major promoters. Not to mention he is becoming well-known amongst boxing fans here in the United States on top of having a major following in his native Ireland.

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  17. Photos: Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido - Get WBC Foty AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    Today, the World Boxing Council and Tecate, beer's boldest boxing authority, jointly announced the 2016 Tecate Fight of the Year at the 54th Annual WBC Convention in Hollywood, Fl. Three fights vied for the top award including the Carlos Cuadras vs Roman Gonzalez slugfest, the Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla unanimous decision and the nail-biting Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido brawl.

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  18. Arum: Gary Russell is Too Intelligent To Want Lomachenko AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    Russell has long said that he wants another shot at Lomachenko, who beat him by majority decision in June 2014 to win the then-vacant WBO world featherweight title in Carson, California. The 2008 American Olympian told BoxingScene.com earlier this year that working with a since-fired strength and conditioning coach caused Russell to have trouble making the 126-pound limit for the Lomachenko match and adversely affected his performance.

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  19. Lomachenko Likes Vargas Fight Next; Arum Prefers SalidoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    LAS VEGAS Vasyl Lomachenko mentioned the fighter who drew with Orlando Salido in 2016's probable "Fight of the Year" as the man he'd like to face next. Lomachenko's promoter prefers a rematch against Salido himself.

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  20. Photos: Vences-Ramos, Saucedo-Serrano Ready For UniMas FightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    Andy "El Tiburon" Vences knows exactly what is at stake when he takes on fellow undefeated fighter Casey "The Wizard" Ramos in the main event of a Top Rank show on Saturday, November 4 at the Treasure Island hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photos by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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