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AEG's Beckerman is the man in the middle of a string of noteworthy boxing cards

AEG's Beckerman is the man in the middle of a string of noteworthy boxing cards

As president and CEO of Anschutz Entertainment Group, Dan Beckerman has plenty of responsibilities.

What has become obvious this summer is that the man who runs Staples Center, StubHub Center and Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, among several international sports venues, should add another because he is positioned better than anyone else to stand as boxing’s much-needed middleman.

Between Aug. 5 and Oct. 14, AEG will stage five boxing cards featuring a slew of the world’s top boxers, all promoted by men who’ve had varying degrees of difficulty working together.

“Maybe in my next life I’ll be a matchmaker, but those guys make the fights,” Beckerman said of the promoters he...

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