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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Tarver not worried about rust

    Dan Rafael

    When heavyweight Antonio Tarver, the former light heavyweight world champion, faces Johnathon Banks in a 10-round bout in Thursday's ESPN2 boxing special (10 p.m. ET) it will be his first fight in a more than a year. Despite the long layoff, Tarve...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  4. Diaz headlines 'Christmas in the Ring' card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight prospect Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz, a 2012 U.S. Olympian, will face Mexican veteran Jose Angel Beranza in the main event of a Dec. 8 card at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio. Promoters Golden Boy and Leija Battah Promotions are ...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  5. Tarver finds positive in injury

    Dan Rafael

    Although heavyweight Antonio Tarver suffered a broken thumb while training for a Sept. 29 fight with Johnathon Banks, forcing the bout to be postponed, Tarver said he looked on the bright side. The injury, he said, gave him more time to train and get...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  6. Scorecard: Manny Pacquiao dominates Chris Algieri in UD win

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  7. Vasyl Lomachenko hurts hand, wins every round against Chonlatarn ...

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko, the brilliant two-time Ukranian Olympic gold medalist regarded by many as the best amateur fighter in boxing history, is making quite a name for himself as a professional. Lomachenko, who won a world title in...

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2014
  8. DeMarco fights for cancer-stricken sister

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Antonio DeMarco traveled to the Philippines about a month ago to join trainer Freddie Roach in Manny Pacquiao's training camp. Shortly after DeMarco's arrival, he was shocked by what he heard on a phone call to his home in ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  9. Periban aims to derail DeGale title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender James DeGale is on the verge of a world title fight. He became one of unified titleholder Carl Froch's mandatory challengers by knocking out Brandon Gonzales in the fourth round of a final eliminator on May 31. A figh...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  10. Jessie Vargas, Roy Jones Jr. a good combination

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr., the former longtime pound-for-pound king, four-division titleholder and future Hall of Famer, did not know Jessie Vargas personally, but he had seen him fight in his role as a commentator for HBO, which televised Vargas' last two fight...

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  11. Erislandy Lara to face Ishe Smith in 1st defense of junior middle...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight world titleholder Erislandy Lara will make his first defense against former titlist Ishe Smith on Dec. 12 at the Illusions Theater at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Mayweather Promotions announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  12. Bernard Hopkins is looking to enhance his legacy

    Dan Rafael

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Bernard Hopkins, the ageless "Alien," has been lacing on the gloves for 26 years and been near the top of boxing for most of that time. But how much longer can he stay there? It's a question that has been asked for more than...

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2014
  13. Hopkins, Jackson in opposite corners again

    Dan Rafael

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- In Bernard Hopkins' fourth middleweight title defense, he knocked out John David Jackson in the seventh round in Shreveport, Louisiana. Many years later, long after Jackson retired, he began training fighters and has become one...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  14. Several name fighters added to Dec. 11 card

    Dan Rafael

    The Goossen Promotions fight card on Dec. 11 on ESPN2 -- in honor of company founder Dan Goossen, who died at age 64 on Sept. 29 -- will include several name fighters. I wrote about Austin Trout (27-2-0, 14 KOs) meeting Luis Grajeda (17-3-2, 13 KO...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  15. With a win, Murray probably next for GGG

    Dan Rafael

    Good boy Gennady Golovkin's next big drama show is penciled in for Feb. 21 on HBO in Monte Carlo, where the middleweight titleholder and K2 Promotions managing director Tom Loeffler will be on Saturday. They will be ringside at the Salle des etoiles ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  16. Martin Murray card live on ESPN3

    Dan Rafael

    As soon as Gennady Golovkin finished his second-round annihilation of Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday night, the discussion turned to who would be his next opponent when he returns to action in February in Monte Carlo, where has fought twice before. ...

    Blog | October 21, 2014