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  1. Oscar De La Hoya honored to be in the Hall of Fame

    Dan Rafael

    Much of Oscar De La Hoya's time recently has been consumed by the internal strife at his company, Golden Boy Promotions, which saw chief executive Richard Schaefer resign this week after a protracted battle with De La Hoya over various issues related...

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  2. New Year's Eve cards in Japan

    Dan Rafael

    There's that famous moment during the epic first Arturo Gatti-Micky Ward fight when, after the hellacious ninth round, it appeared as though the fight was going to be stopped in Gatti's corner. Referee Frank Cappuccino put the confusion to rest, t...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  3. Tapia-Kirkland promises fireworks

    Brian Campbell

    Boxing fans will be treated to a plethora of fights Saturday with competing cards on American cable and an intriguing middleweight title bout overseas. The majority of the bouts feature a specific selling point, with enough variety to satisfy figh...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  4. N.J. commish weighs in on Hopkins-Murat

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins gave the fans more than their money's worth on Saturday night in Atlantic City, N.J., as his rumble with massive underdog Karo Murat featured more trading and less finesse-based tactics than we've become accustomed to from the boxer f...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  5. Referee Earl Morton dies of cancer at 58

    Dan Rafael

    Earl Morton, who refereed more than a dozen world title fights during his 24-year career died Friday after a battle with cancer.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  6. Mayweather Jr.'s best performances

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s performance against Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night was so brilliant and so decisive it has to be considered one of the best performances in a career filled with them. But where specifically does this junior middleweight unifi...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  7. GBP announces changes; more fights

    Dan Rafael

    A little of this and a little of that from the world of boxing: • There's been a big shake-up behind the scenes at Golden Boy as chief executive Richard Schaefer recently announced a major restructuring of the staff of the world's No. 1...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  8. What more could Angulo have given us?

    Brin-Jonathan Butler

    CARSON, Calif. -- Cus D'Amato once said, "When two men are fighting, what you're watching is more a contest of wills than of skills, with the stronger will usually overcoming the skill." On Saturday night in Carson, Calif., Erislandy Lara's demons...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  9. Arturo Gatti among those inducted into International Boxing Hall ...

    Boosted so she could reach the microphone and speak on a most special day for her late father, 7-year-old Sofia Gatti beamed.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  10. Arturo Gatti is man of the hour at Hall of Fame ceremonies

    Dan Rafael

    The late Arturo Gatti can't be in Canastota, N.Y., for his finest hour -- Sunday's induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame -- but those closest to the fighter know how much it would have meant to him.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  11. Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux promises all fans want in a f...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler

    The upcoming Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherweight title unification fight is one of those rare bouts that fans dream of seeing that's actually going to happen.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  12. Will Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado -- another action sequel -- fall ...

    Brian Campbell

    Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado staged one of boxing's classic throwdowns last October, and their styles promise more violence for Saturday's rematch. Then again, history tells us a slugfest is no shoo-in.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  13. Arturo Gatti's inclusion in Hall of Fame was well deserved

    Dan Rafael

    With the 2012 class of the International Boxing Hall of Fame recently announced, Dan Rafael shared his ballot, including reasons why the late action star Arturo Gatti deserved his induction.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  14. Arturo Gatti, Virgil Hill, Mills Lane elected to Boxing Hall of F...

    Arturo "Thunder" Gatti didn't live to see his finest day.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  15. DiBella signs two contenders

    Dan Rafael

    Lou DiBella has always had a good eye for talent, be it when he programmed boxing for HBO or now as a promoter. As an HBO exec, he was responsible for putting on such fairly unknown fighters as Arturo Gatti, Marco Antonio Barrera, Erik Morales, An...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  16. Ward: Gatti a definite Hall of Famer

    Dan Rafael

    Ballots for the International Boxing Hall of Fame's class of 2013 are due back by Oct. 31. Up for election in the modern category are 45 fighters, including three first-timers on the ballot: the late Arturo Gatti and light heavyweight champion rivals...

    Blog | October 25, 2012