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  1. Collins: Channeling the Manny Pacquiao of old

    Nigel Collins

    Prosperity and the passing of time have changed Manny Pacquiao from the go-for-broke style that once defined him. Is there still time for a return to form in Saturday's rematch with Timothy Bradley Jr.?

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  2. Garcia-Cayo tops Thursday night special

    Dan Rafael

    For one week at least, ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" will come to you on a Thursday night with a special May 1 edition from Hialeah Park, the iconic South Florida race track, and there's an interesting main event: Robert Garcia versus Victor Manuel C...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  3. Martinez, Cotto going on tour

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, former three-division titleholder Miguel Cotto and their teams are hitting the road for a four-city, two-hemisphere media tour to promote one of the year's biggest fights. Martinez and Cotto, who came to term...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  4. Looking back on 10 years at ringside

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Time flies, and last week's festivities at the MGM Grand brought home a sudden realization that Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s master class on Saturday night came 10 years and one day after my first credentialed fight. There were a fair few differences be...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  5. Cotto-Margarito defines rivalry

    Dan Rafael

    One of the best national rivalries in boxing, of course, is Mexico versus Puerto Rico. Many trace the birth of the rivalry to a 1934 bantamweight championship bout in which Puerto Rico's Sixto Escobar became the first world champion from the Caribbea...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  6. Margarito denies comeback rumors

    Dan Rafael

    It is not unusual for a fighter who says he is retiring to reconsider and return. Sometimes it's only a matter of days, such as this week's announcement from Audley Harrison that he was coming back just 20 days after announcing his retirement. Someti...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  7. Pacquiao-Rios payback for Roach?

    Dan Rafael

    When Manny Pacquiao picked Brandon Rios to fight for his comeback bout after the knockout loss he suffered against Juan Manuel Marquez in December, he did so with the blessing of Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach. Roach said he liked the fight fo...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  8. History shows karma goes hand-in-hand with controversy

    Nigel Collins

    The fate of fighters who win titles controversially has been checkered at best, and their first defense has frequently been their last. Is that where Timothy Bradley is heading when he faces Ruslan Provodnikov?

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  9. Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez seek closure in fight No. 4

    Dan Rafael

    After 36 rounds of non-stop action and three close decisions throughout their rivalry, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez look to put an end to the discussion once and for all.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2012
  10. Robert Garcia's gym trains stars, offers youth haven

    Carlos Irusta

    Robert Garcia expects hard work and humility from his fighters -- including a growing list of current and former champs -- which sets the tone for the Oxnard, Calif., kids he also trains at his gym.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  11. Former welterweight titlist Antonio Margarito announces retiremen...

    Dan Rafael

    Antonio Margarito, who won three welterweight world titles and was involved in several action-packed fights, announced his retirement on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  12. Antonio Margarito forced to postpone Abel Perry fight due to inju...

    Dan Rafael

    An Achilles injury has forced former welterweight titlist Antonio Margarito to postpone a return to the ring that had been planned for May 26 in Tucson, Ariz.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  13. Cotto proves, emphatically, he's not done

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- A single night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 26, 2008, nearly ruined the boxing career of Miguel Cotto. Nearly four years later, he proved to everyone it didn't take the best of him. Cotto has rarely looked the same since s...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  14. Floyd Mayweather Jr. unfazed by jail time, Miguel Cotto

    Dan Rafael

    If Floyd Mayweather Jr. is bothered by the prospect of an impending jail term or the thought of Saturday's challenge to Miguel Cotto's junior middleweight crown, he isn't showing it.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  15. Miguel Cotto rediscovers his peace, confidence

    Dan Rafael

    With the pall over Miguel Cotto's career lifted after he took revenge against Antonio Margarito, the junior middleweight champ says he's now in the right frame of mind to take down Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  16. Margarito to fight Perry at 160

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titlist Antonio Margarito has an opponent for his ring return on May 26: Abel Perry. The scheduled 10-rounder will take place at Casino Del Sol in Tucson, Ariz., and is supposed to air on Spanish-language network Azteca America...

    Blog | April 26, 2012