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  1. Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana rematch to be refereed by Kenny B...

    Dan Rafael

    Kenny Bayless, regarded by many as the best boxing referee in the world, was appointed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday to officiate the rematch between pound-for-pound king and unified welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. a

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  2. Mares joins Haymon stable

    Dan Rafael

    Abner Mares, who has won world titles in three weight classes, is the latest fighter to join the ever-growing stable of manager/adviser Al Haymon. "I'm really excited and to be part of his team. I'm thrilled," Mares told ESPN.com. "The talks we ha...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. Judge dismisses Andre Ward's latest attempt to break contract wit...

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight champion Andre Ward was dealt yet another blow on Tuesday in his effort to break his promotional contract with Dan Goossen, who has promoted Ward for his entire 10-year professional career.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  4. Thompson, Solis set for rematch

    Dan Rafael

    On March 22, veteran heavyweight contender Tony Thompson pulled an upset when he outpointed Odlanier Solis by split decision in Turkey, the home country of Solis promoter Ahmet Oner, whose considerable juice there obviously didn't help his man get th...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  5. Sam Soliman's defense vs. Jermain Taylor to air on ESPN2

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titlist Sam Soliman's defense against former undisputed champion Jermain Taylor will be on ESPN2.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  6. Hearn: Brook-Khan discussions begin

    Dan Rafael

    Newly crowned welterweight titlist Kell Brook is getting a hero's welcome in his hometown of Sheffield, England. Brook won a well-deserved majority decision against Shawn Porter on Saturday night in Carson, California, to claim a 147-pound world t...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  7. Upcoming fight schedule

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing schedule for 2014

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  8. Pacquiao, Algieri kick off promo tour

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao, junior welterweight titlist Chris Algieri and their teams are about to embark on a trip that makes me ill to even think about. In an effort to promote Pacquiao's defense against Algieri on Nov. 22 (HBO PPV) at ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  9. Hernandez ordered to face Afolabi

    Dan Rafael

    Cruiserweight titlist Yoan Pablo Hernandez (29-1, 14 KOs) won a split decision against former titlist Firat Arslan (34-8-2, 21 KOs) to retain his title for the fourth time on Saturday in Germany and the next day was ordered by the IBF to begin negoti...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  10. Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin to face Marco Antonio Rubio...

    Dan Rafael

    Gennady Golovkin and interim titlist Marco Antonio Rubio will meet on Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, K2 Promotions, Golovkin's promoter, announced.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  11. Roc Nation Sports wins Kid Chocolate Quillin-Matt Korobov purse b...

    Dan Rafael

    Roc Nation Sports won a purse bid on Monday to secure the promotional rights to a mandatory fight between middleweight titleholder "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov, even though it does not promote either fighter.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  12. Scorecard: Kell Brook takes welterweight title away from Shawn Po...

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  13. Roc Nation Sports tabs David Itskowitch to lead boxing venture

    Dan Rafael

    Roc Nation Sports, the agency founded by music superstar Jay Z in April 2013, quickly made its mark in athlete representation and now plans to bring its muscle to boxing as a promoter.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  14. Orlando Salido, Terdsak Kokietgym set for interim 130 title bout

    Dan Rafael

    Former featherweight world titleholder Orlando Salido and former title challenger Terdsak Kokietgym will square off for a vacant interim junior lightweight title on Sept. 20 in Salido's hometown of Ciudad Obregon, Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  15. Golovkin-Rubio up next?

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The leading candidate to land an Oct. 18 HBO fight against middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin is interim titlist Marco Antonio Rubio of Mexico, who would have to vacate the interim belt...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  16. Stevenson left with no big fight

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson could've faced titleholder Sergey Kovalev in a much-anticipated unification fight on HBO in the fall. But Stevenson ran for cover to Showtime, where he struggled to a decision win against Andrzej Fonfara on...

    Blog | August 15, 2014