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  1. Manny Pacquiao likely to fight Chris Algieri next

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao's next fight probably will be a welterweight title defense against Chris Algieri, an unknown fighter just a few weeks ago until he upset Ruslan Provodnikov to win a junior welterweight world title.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  2. GBP-Top Rank peace could benefit Mares

    Dan Rafael

    If there is one fighter in the Golden Boy Promotions stable who might benefit the most from the newfound peace between Golden Boy's Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank's Bob Arum, it is clearly former three-division titleholder Abner Mares. De La Hoya a...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. Terence Crawford ready for the next level

    Dan Rafael

    With Terence Crawford's star growing in the aftermath of his breakthrough knockout over Yuriorkis Gamboa, the unbeaten lightweight titlist is ready for the next level.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  4. Arum considers feather tournament

    Dan Rafael

    The featherweight division is getting hot, and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum plans to take advantage of that. On May 31 in Macau, Arum promoted a card on which Nonito Donaire won a 126-pound world title via fifth-round technical decision against Sim...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  5. Golden Boy-Top Rank cold war in full thaw

    Dan Rafael

    Now that Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank boss Bob Arum are cozy again, and both say that they are willing to do business with each other, it seems as though this particular boxing cold war is over. A lot of interesting fights ar...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  6. Arum sidelined by knee surgery

    Dan Rafael

    Injured fighters having surgery? That's nothing new. But what about promoters? On Tuesday in Phoenix, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum will have surgery on his bum right knee -- "It's been bone on bone and it's killin' me," he said -- when he undergoes ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  7. Showtime, Top Rank still at odds

    Dan Rafael

    When Oscar De La Hoya was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday in Canastota, New York, he brought up the ongoing promotional battles that have bogged down the sport and prevented some significant fights that fans have wanted ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  8. What's next for GBP, Schaefer?

    Dan Rafael

    When Richard Schaefer resigned as chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions on Monday, it answered only one of the many questions about the situation -- namely, would he leave the company? The answer was yes, as the long-rumored split between him a...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  9. Guillermo Rigondeaux's next defense to be in Macau

    Dan Rafael

    Although Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is promoting a boxing card in Macau on Saturday headlined by the Simpiwe Vetyeka-Nonito Donaire featherweight world title fight, he is already making plans for his next show in China.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  10. Nonito Donaire focused on reaching his potential

    Dan Rafael

    After a shaky 2013, Nonito Donaire has rededicated himself to his craft entering Saturday's featherweight world title bout against champion Simpiwe Vetyeka in Macau.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  11. Rios, Kovalev returns in works

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios is penciled in for his ring return on Aug. 2 on HBO's "Boxing After Dark." Rios, who will fight at welterweight, likely will face former interim titlist Diego Chaves of Argentina on a card that will take pla...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  12. Manny Pacquiao signs two-year extension with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Superstar Manny Pacquiao, whose contract with promoter Top Rank was due to expire at the end of the year, signed a contract extension with the company Tuesday, perhaps killing any hopes of a showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. during the term of the deal.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  13. Plenty at stake for both fighters in Marquez-Alvarado

    Dan Rafael

    With a likely fall pay-per-view date against Manny Pacquiao at stake, Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado expect action in Saturday's welterweight title eliminator.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  14. Marquez excited for boxing's return to The Forum

    Dan Rafael

    Years after coming of age as a young fighter at The Forum in Inglewood, California, 40-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez headlines the return of boxing to the refurbished arena on Saturday against Mike Alvarado.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  15. Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. pay-per-view sales dropped for...

    Dan Rafael

    The Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. welterweight title rematch on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas generated between 750,000 and 800,000 pay-per-view buys, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2014
  16. Arum and Oscar: Friends again

    Dan Rafael

    As far as Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is concerned, he and Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya have buried the hatchet. Whether that will pave the way for Top Rank and Golden Boy to do business with each other again remains to be seen,...

    Blog | May 07, 2014