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Senior writer Bill King writes special projects and covers combat sports and educational programs.

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PBC plots path to maximize rights, distribution

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 24 / 17

Keith Thurman’s win over Danny Garcia (left) drew 3.1 million viewers for CBS last month. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES For all the controversy stirred by lawsuits filed by its two rivals, and throu...

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