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  1. Rios: 'I am far from being finished'

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios has lost two fights in a row: a close decision to Mike Alvarado in their interim junior welterweight rematch, a 2013 fight of the year candidate, followed by a one-sided pasting by Manny Pacquiao in a welterwei...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Brandon Rios to return to ring Aug. 2 against Diego Chaves

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight Brandon Rios, having served a five-month suspension after testing positive for a banned substance after his last fight, will return to action on Aug. 2, promoter Top Rank announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  3. News & notes: Rios, Glazkov, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • The Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves welterweight fight on Aug. 2 (HBO) now has a site: The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. • Former super middleweight titleholder Robert Stieglitz (46-4, 26 KOs) ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  4. Kovalev-Caparello in the works

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev's return, which is ticketed for Aug. 2 at the Revel casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as part of an HBO-televised split-site tripleheader, probably will come against Australia's Blake Caparello. Russia's...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Five Scenes From Marquez-Alvarado

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Was outboxing Brandon Rios in the March 2013 rematch of their rumble from the previous year the worst thing that could have happened for Denver junior welterweight Mike Alvarado's career? OK, "worst thing" superlatives can be over...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  7. Cotto at MSG, and Pacquiao vs. Marquez?

    Michael Woods

    Freddie Roach will bring client Miguel Cotto back to Madison Square Garden on June 7, to attempt to take Sergio Martinez's WBC middleweight title. Roach is on a nice run, with Manny Pacquiao looking good against Brandon Rios in November, and then ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  8. Bradley: Pacquiao 'lost the fire'

    Timothy Bradley Jr.

    Unbeaten welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr., 30, has done nothing but grow as a fighter in the two years since his controversial June 2012 victory over Manny Pacquiao. Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs) survived a toe-to-toe war with Ruslan Provodnikov ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  9. Kimmel reunion set for PacMan

    Dan Rafael

    Last year, Manny Pacquiao only fought once, his November wipeout of Brandon Rios. But that fight took place in Macau, China and it meant for the first time since 2009 that Pacquiao did not pay his traditional pre-fight visit to Jimmy Kimmel to appear...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  10. Alvarado: 'Im a Marquez fan'

    Dan Rafael

    Forgive former junior welterweight titlist Mike Alvarado if he was perhaps a little bit in awe Wednesday when he came face to face with Mexican star and former four-division titleholder Juan Manuel Marquez at the news conference to kick off the promo...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  11. Pacquiao: 'I love competition, I love to win'

    Manny Pacquiao

    Two years removed from the most controversial fight of his 19-year professional career, Manny Pacquiao is focused on getting a chance to set the record straight against Timothy Bradley Jr. The rematch, set for April 12 in Las Vegas (HBO PPV), mar...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  12. HBO calls off April 26 plans

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • HBO had planned to have a boxing card April 26 but now will go dark. The initial plan was for a card at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York headlined by middleweight titlist Gennady Golo...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  13. Froch-Groves II to air on HBO

    Dan Rafael

    When super middleweight titlist Carl Froch and British countryman George Groves met on Nov. 23, HBO had hoped to televise the fight from Manchester, England. However, that was the same day that Manny Pacquiao was facing Brandon Rios on HBO PPV in ...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  14. Dulorme adds Garcia as trainer

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme of Puerto Rico has made a big change to his team, leaving longtime trainer Jose Bonilla to train with Robert Garcia at his gym in Oxnard, Calif. Dulorme (20-1, 14 KOs), 24, was as hot as any prospect in boxing ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  15. 2013 ESPN fight of the year: Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov

    Dan Rafael

    The slugfest contest between welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. and top contender Ruslan Provodnikov last march, is ESPN's 2013 fight of the year.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2014
  16. 2013 ESPN round of the year: Timothy Bradley Jr.-Ruslan Provodnik...

    Eric Raskin

    Timothy Bradley Jr. and Ruslan Provodnikov proved in ESPN's 2013 round of the year that there's nothing more enthralling than the frantic final stanza of an up-for-grabs slugfest.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2013