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Chavez-Reyes, Frampton-Gonzalez, Quigg-Martinez, Abraham-Stieglitz IV: Boxing TV schedule for July 17-18

It's a busy weekend with plenty of fights, including two cards on Showtime, PBC on CBS, Top Rank's return to Macau, and more.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Friday, July 17

BoxNation (UK), 3:00 pm EST, David Price vs Erkan Teper. This is actually a really interesting heavyweight main event from Germany, with Price (19-2, 16 KO) facing probably his most dangerous opponent since his rehab run began. Teper (14-0, 9 KO) is a pretty big dude, has a punch, and Price's chin is suspect to say the least. This is a fight where just about anything could realistically happen.

SHO, 10:00 pm EST, Antoine Douglas vs Istvan Szili, Derrick Webster vs Arif Magomedov, Adam Lopez vs Eliecer Aquino. Good looking ShoBox on paper, with prospects matched against other prospects, as the series was intended to promote. BLH will have live coverage.

Saturday, July 18

BoxNation (UK), 8:30 am EST, Ik Yang vs Cesar Cuenca, Nonito Donaire vs Anthony Settoul. Donaire-Settoul and Jose Ramirez's fight with Ryusei Yoshida will air on UniMas via tape delay on Saturday night, but we'll be here with full live coverage. Yang-Cuenca is for the vacant IBF junior welterweight title. BLH will have live coverage.

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Sky Sports (UK), 2:00 pm EST, Scott Quigg vs Kiko Martinez, Darleys Perez vs Anthony Crolla. A busy afternoon for the sport (well, on American time) kicks off in Manchester, where Quigg faces a tough challenge against Martinez. There are a couple of British title fights on the show, too, and Martin Murray will have his second super middleweight tune-up. BLH will have live coverage.

CBS, 4:00 pm EST, Carl Frampton vs Alejandro Gonzalez Jr, Chris Arreola vs Fred Kassi. Frampton makes his U.S. TV debut against a frankly overmatched opponent, at least on paper, in this PBC on CBS main event. Gonzalez, 22, has never fought a 12-round bout, and has never really beaten anyone of note. This is a showcase for Frampton. Arreola is generally fun to watch, so at least there's that. Kassi was knocked out in seven by Amir Mansour last November. BLH will have live coverage.

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SAT1 (DEU), 4:20 pm EST, Arthur Abraham vs Robert Stieglitz. The fourth meeting between Abraham and Stieglitz should be the last, but we'll see, since the super middleweight division is weird and not exactly crawling with contenders who are dying to fight Abraham in Germany. BLH will have live coverage.

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SHO, 10:00 pm EST, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Marcos Reyes, Amir Imam vs Fernando Angulo, McJoe Arroyo vs Arthur Villanueva. The best fight here is the opener, with Arroyo and Villanueva fighting for the vacant IBF super flyweight belt. Angulo is probably a sideways step at best for Imam, but Angulo is an actual tough veteran who could pose a threat if Imam overlooks his foe. Chavez looks to get well against Reyes after getting demolished by Andrzej Fonfara in April. BLH will have live coverage.

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