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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

Saturday Boxing HOFer  Evander Holyfield and featherweight champion Abner Mares will serve as analysts on the Fox network telecast of the Premier Boxing Champions bout headlined by  Deontay Wilder - Gerald Washington . The fight is at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala.

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12/31/02
Lucchino Fires Back At The Boss

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To ...

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12/31/02
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MISL Team Signs Agreement

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NFL Ratings Boon In Final Week

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Hollywood Park Handle Drops

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Media Monitor

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Executive Transactions

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