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  1. Jerry Jones' commitment for a title is strong

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones was in Las Vegas last week talking about why AT&T Stadium is a good place to host the Academy of Country Music Awards. The $1.2 billion palace has hosted boxing matches, basketball games, fo...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Church gets boxing gloves after Dallas win

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Last season, Dallas Cowboys players received a baseball bat from coach Jason Garrett for a solid job during the week. The bats were displayed outside the locker room with the players' names on them. This season, the Cowboys wil...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  3. DeMarcus Ware out to prove something

    Calvin Watkins

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Following the Sunday morning walkthrough practice, Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware made a reference to a rap song by former boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. The song is called "Ya'll Must Have Forgot" and is in reference to how...

    Blog | July 21, 2013
  4. Book it: Mikey Garcia is headed to 130 pounds

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- The extra weight Mikey Garcia kept on in failing to make the mandatory 126-pound weight limit meant something on Saturday night. It allowed Garcia to put forth a dominant performance against Juan Manuel Lopez to remain undefeated by scor...

    Blog | June 16, 2013
  5. Five things we learned: Mikey Garcia-Juan Manuel Lopez card

    Calvin Watkins

    Five things we leard from Saturday's Mikey Garcia-Juan Manuel Lopez card.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2013
  6. Mikey Garcia fails to make weight, loses WBO featherwight title

    Calvin Watkins

    WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia lost his title on the scales Friday afternoon when he failed to make the mandatory 126 pound weight limit.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  7. Cowboys should bid for college football title game

    Calvin Watkins

    With the recent news of a four-team playoff in college football to decide a national champion starting in 2014, it brings into focus what Cowboys Stadium is all about. A Super Bowl, NBA All-Star game, boxing matches, big time college football -- i...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  8. Dallas Cowboys trying to bring Juan Manuel Marquez-Brandon Rios t...

    Calvin Watkins

    Bob Arum said he would like to bring Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez to face Brandon Rios for a possible junior welterweight title fight. The fight is contingent upon Marquez and Rios each winning their fights April 14 in Mexico City.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  9. Cowboys Stadium makes push for Antonio Margarito-Miguel Cotto box...

    Calvin Watkins

    Cowboys Stadium is a potential destination for the Antonio Margarito-Miguel Cotto rematch scheduled for Dec. 3.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  10. Brian Vera, James Kirkland on tap in Oscar De La Hoya's fight nig...

    Calvin Watkins

    The home of the Texas Rangers' Double-A team, the Frisco Roughriders, will play host to Oscar De La Hoya's Inaugural Fight Night on June 24.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  11. Jerry Jones tried to get fight to Cowboys Stadium

    Calvin Watkins

    There was something interesting about the news release announcing Floyd Mayweather's return to the boxing ring after a 16-month layoff. No site. Mayweather will face WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz on Sept. 17. ESPN's Dan Rafael spoke wi...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  12. Frankie Leal sends Dallas featherweight Roberto Marroquin to fir...

    Calvin Watkins

    In his first main event, Dallas boxer Roberto Marroquin was dealt his first loss.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2011
  13. Baltimore Ravens' Tom Zbikowski improves to 4-0 with 1st-round kn...

    Calvin Watkins

    Baltimore Ravens safety Tommy Zbikowski scored a first round knockout over Blake Warner of Oklahoma City on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2011
  14. Dallas featherweight Roberto Marroquin seeks to enter next level ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas' Roberto Marroquin eyes contender status with first fight as a headliner.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  15. Boxer Luis Yanez ready to return to ring after injury, setbacks

    Calvin Watkins

    Luis Yanez is ready to return to the ring Friday after a nearly yearlong layoff.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2011
  16. Jerry Jones hears boos at fight weigh-in

    Calvin Watkins

    Maybe it had to do with the person with whom he was standing, but Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones heard a spattering of boos as he was presented with a boxing award Friday at the weigh-in for the Manny Pacquiao-Antonio Margarito super welterweight f...

    Blog | November 12, 2010