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  1. Martinez: Injuries have healed

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez has not fought since his Argentina homecoming fight 13 months ago, a tight decision victory against Martin Murray. The reason: injuries. For the second consecutive fight, Martinez injured his right knee, broke...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Wladimir Klitschko makes 16th consecutive title defense

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko used his trademark jab to perfection, stopping hopeful Alex Leapai in the fifth round for his 16th consecutive title defense Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2014
  3. Shawn Porter demolished Paulie Malignaggi in four rounds

    Dan Rafael

    It's time to believe the hype: Shawn "Showtime" Porter proved to be the better man against Paulie Malignaggi in Washington, D.C., on Saturday -- and he hardly broke a sweat doing it.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  4. 2013 ESPN boxer of the year: Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr., who broke records at the box office and barely lost a round inside the ring, is ESPN's 2013 boxer of the year.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  5. Keith Thurman impresses in a ninth-round knockout of Jesus Soto K...

    Dan Rafael

    Keith Thurman broke down the rugged Jesus Soto Karass before chopping him down for a ninth-round stoppage to defend his welterweight title in San Antonio on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  6. Lopez hopes to get back on track

    Dan Rafael

    Josesito Lopez moved up to welterweight in June 2012 and pulled a major upset when he broke former titleholder Victor Ortiz's jaw and stopped him in the ninth round. After the inspiring win, which the Riverside, Calif., product called his "Rocky m...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  7. Ruslan Provodnikov stops Mike Alvarado; wins title

    Dan Rafael

    Ruslan Provodnikov outslugged and broke the will of junior welterweight titlist and hometown fighter Mike Alvarado on Saturday night in Broomfield, Colo.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  8. Wilder, Santa Cruz bouts in works

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Deontay Wilder and newly crowned junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz are both coming off impressive victories in which they barely broke a sweat, so both likely will be back in action in the coming weeks. Wilder (29-0, 29 KOs),...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  9. Klitschko plea convinced Banks

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Johnathon Banks was getting ready to face Seth Mitchell in a rematch on Feb. 16 when he broke his right thumb in a sparring session two weeks before the fight. Ultimately, Banks had to postpone the bout, but he had to be conv...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  10. Timothy Bradley Jr. wows 'em, wins a thriller over Ruslan Provodn...

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. -- often criticized as boring -- broke form and engaged in a firefight with puncher Ruslan Provodnikov on Saturday, holding on for a close decision.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2013
  11. HBO to air Bika-Sjekloca bout

    Dan Rafael

    When heavyweight Johnathon Banks broke his right thumb in sparring last week, forcing postponement of his rematch against Seth Mitchell on Saturday night, it left HBO and Golden Boy Promotions with a decision to make: Go with just the lightweight tit...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  12. Johnathon Banks breaks thumb, postpones Seth Mitchell fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Johnathon Banks broke his right thumb in sparring on Tuesday, forcing postponement of his rematch against Seth Mitchell, Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer said.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  13. Mikey Garcia banged up, but brutalizes Orlando Salido to win titl...

    Dan Rafael

    A head-butt broke Mikey Garcia's nose and ended his bout early Saturday in New York, but not before he dismantled Orlando Salido to take a wide decision and a featherweight title.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2013
  14. Yoan Pablo Hernandez's title defense against Eric Fields off due ...

    Dan Rafael

    Cruiserweight titleholder Yoan Pablo Hernandez broke his left hand during a sparring session, forcing his defense against Eric Fields to be called off Thursday, promoter Sauerland Event announced.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  15. Antonio DeMarco-Adrien Broner lightweight title bout set for Nov....

    Dan Rafael

    Antonio DeMarco-Adrien Broner lightweight title bout is set for Nov. 17.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  16. Povetkin dismantles Rahman; keeps heavyweight belt

    Dan Rafael

    Alexander Povetkin barely broke a sweat in the third defense of his heavyweight title Saturday, blowing out faded former champion Hasim Rahman in Germany.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2012