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  1. Like GGG, Lee wants unification fight

    Dan Rafael

    The one thing middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin has been crystal clear about time and again is his desire to unify the belts at 160 pounds. His biggest problem has been getting the other titleholders to face him. But now it looks like he has s...

    Blog | February 17, 2015
  2. Middleweight titleholder Andy Lee to make his first defense again...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Andy Lee will make his first defense against "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin, the man who vacated the belt Lee won, after a deal was made on Thursday for mandatory challenger Billy Joe Saunders to step aside and allow Lee to defend

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2015
  3. Lee-Quillin in the works

    Dan Rafael

    A deal for middleweight titleholder Andy Lee to face former titlist "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin is in the works and close to being completed. It would be ironic if they fight. Quillin gave up the belt last fall -- because manager Al Haymon did ...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  4. Monroe ready to step up against Vera

    Dan Rafael

    Willie Monroe Jr. convincingly won all three of his bouts en route to winning the 2014 Boxcino middleweight tournament -- unanimous decisions against Donatas Bondorovas (six rounds in February), Vitaliy Kopylenko (8 rounds in April) and Brandon Adams...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  5. Andy Lee ordered by WBO to start negotiating defense against Bill...

    Dan Rafael

    Newly crowned middleweight titleholder Andy Lee was ordered by the WBO to begin negotiating his first defense against mandatory challenger Billy Joe Saunders on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2014
  6. Lee's 1st defense could be in Ireland

    Dan Rafael

    After Andy Lee, trailing on all three scorecards (two by shutout), knocked out Matt Korobov in the sixth round to win a vacant middleweight world title on Dec. 13 in Las Vegas, he made one thing perfectly clear. As he had said before the fight, Le...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  7. Scorecard: Bradley on wrong end of bad decision; Khan shines

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  8. Andy Lee surprises Matt Korobov to win middleweight title

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Andy Lee spent most of his career at the side of the late, great Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward. They traveled everywhere together and became almost like father and son. Lee even spent several years living in Steward's Detroit ho...

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2014
  9. Purses for the big fight weekend in Vegas

    Dan Rafael

    Saturday is a huge boxing day in Las Vegas with two major cards: the Top Rank/HBO tripleheader at the Cosmopolitan and the Golden Boy/Showtime quadrupleheader at the MGM Grand. Each card is stacked with name fighters and some nice matchups, but le...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  10. Lee wants to win title for Steward

    Dan Rafael

    From the time Irish southpaw and 2004 Olympian Andy Lee turned pro in 2006 big things were expected from him. Surely, he would win a world title, especially under the guidance of his longtime trainer and mentor, the great Hall of Famer Emanuel Stewar...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  11. Ramirez to train with Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight Jose Ramirez, a 2012 U.S. Olympian and one of boxing's top prospects, has been added to the Top Rank card on Dec. 13 at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Former welterweight and junior welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. headlines t...

    Blog | November 02, 2014
  12. Matt Korobov-Andy Lee fight set for Dec. 13 in Las Vegas

    Dan Rafael

    A fight between Matt Korobov and Andy Lee has been added to the undercard of former welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr.'s match with Diego Chaves on Dec. 13 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  13. Gonzalez's first flyweight defense on tap

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Flyweight world champion Roman Gonzalez (40-0, 34 KOs), who won an alphabet title and the lineal championship via his ninth-round knockout of Japan's Akira Yaegashi on Sept. 5 in Tokyo, is r...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  14. Korobov-Lee for vacant 160 belt?

    Dan Rafael

    When Peter Quillin gave up his middleweight world title in early September at the behest of manager Al Haymon rather than face Matt Korobov for a career-high payday (by far) of $1,428,630 -- because Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports swooped in and won a purs...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  15. Could Miguel Cotto face Andy Lee?

    Dan Rafael

    Many of us would love to see middleweight champion Miguel Cotto have his next fight against titleholder Gennady Golovkin or junior middleweight star Canelo Alvarez. Neither is going to happen, however. At least not next. I know none of us like tha...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  16. DiBella stocking up at 160

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter Lou DiBella likes his middleweights. He helped guide Bernard Hopkins to the undisputed title in 2001. He did the same with Jermain Taylor, and he promoted Sergio Martinez throughout his title reign, which came to an end Saturday night at the...

    Blog | June 10, 2014