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  1. Hopkins-Kovalev a viewership hit

    Dan Rafael

    Despite starting at about midnight on the East Coast, Saturday night's light heavyweight title unification fight between Bernard Hopkins, one of boxing's most well-known fighters, and Sergey Kovalev, one of the sport's fastest rising stars, still del...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  2. Scorecard: Adonis Stevenson impresses while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

    Dan Rafael

    While light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson earned every inch of his stoppage win over former titlist Tavoris Cloud on Saturday, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was seemingly gifted a decision over Bryan Vera.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  3. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Brian Vera weight limit upped to 173, ...

    Dan Rafael

    The weight limit for the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Brian Vera fight has been increased to a maximum of 173 pounds, a source with direct knowledge of the deal told on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  4. Arum: 'Wait for the weight'

    Dan Rafael

    One thing we know: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Brian Vera will fight a scheduled 12-round bout Saturday night (HBO, 10:15 ET/PT) at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., Chavez's first bout in a year, since a lopsided decision loss to Sergio Martinez ...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  5. Chavez still reigning king of drama

    Dan Rafael

    Former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is about to make his return, which means one thing: drama, be it inside or outside of the ring. It has been a year since he lost a lopsided decision to middleweight champ Sergio Martinez, but Chav...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  6. Frampton close to world title shot

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • European junior featherweight champion Carl Frampton is defending his title against Jeremy Parodi on Oct. 19 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Frampton's hometown. The fight took on even bigger meaning t...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  7. Chavez-Vera undercard almost set

    Dan Rafael

    • When the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. got cut training for his super middleweight fight with Brian Vera on Sept. 7 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the entire card was postponed. With Chavez-Vera rescheduled for Sept. 28, now at the StubH...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  8. Haye-Fury finds U.S. TV home

    Dan Rafael

    Since the fight was made it was unclear where American fans could watch the very interesting all-British heavyweight showdown between rising heavyweight contender Tyson Fury and former titleholder David Haye, which takes place on Sept. 28 in Manchest...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  9. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Brian Vera bout rescheduled for Sept. 28

    Dan Rafael

    The small cut on the right eyelid that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. suffered last weekend during a sparring session will only postpone his super middleweight fight with Brian Vera for three weeks.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  10. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight on Sept. 7 postponed due to cut

    Dan Rafael

    Former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. suffered a cut in sparring on Sunday forcing his super middleweight fight against Brian Vera next month to be postponed.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  11. Andrade stoked for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight contender Demetrius Andrade is pumped up to be fighting for a world title. He gets to face Vanes Martirosyan for a vacant belt on Sept. 7 (HBO) on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Brian Vera undercard at the Staples Center in Los Angele...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  12. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to face Brian Vera after a year away from ...

    Dan Rafael

    After a year away from boxing following the loss of his middleweight world title and a subsequent suspension and controversial fine for a positive drug test, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will return to the ring.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  13. Romero to defend belt on Aug. 17

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titlist Jonathan Romero (23-0, 12 KOs) of Colombia, who outpointed Alejandro Lopez in February to win a 122-pound belt that Nonito Donaire vacated, will make his first defense Aug. 17 (HBO) at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic C...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  14. Updates: Chavez, Garcia, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few fight and fighter updates: • Former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., whose first fight since losing his belt to Sergio Martinez and subsequent suspension for testing positive for marijuana after the fight was being pl...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  15. Scorecard: Mike Alvarado tops Brandon Rios in another classic

    Dan Rafael

    Mike Alvarado outlasted Brandon Rios in a much-anticipated rematch that lived up to all its slobberknocking hype, setting up an eventual rubber match for the ages.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  16. Adonis Stevenson sitting pretty

    Dan Rafael

    Before super middleweight titleholders Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler could finalize that their much-anticipated rematch would be a unification bout for the sanctioning organization belts they each hold, Adonis Stevenson was in the way. Stevenson (...

    Blog | February 05, 2013