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  1. Canelo headed back to HBO?

    Dan Rafael

    In late 2013, when Richard Schaefer still ran Golden Boy Promotions, he and Canelo Alvarez announced that Alvarez would fight three times on Showtime PPV this year: March 8, July 26 and Nov. 22. Indeed, Alvarez knocked out Alfredo Angulo on March ...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  2. For Mayweather, alphabets break their rules

    Dan Rafael

    For almost 2 1/2 years, the WBC has broken its rules when it comes to Floyd Mayweather Jr., allowing him to simultaneously hold its welterweight world title and the junior middleweight title of the equally rule-ignoring WBA. No surprise there, sin...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. Angulo hopes middleweight move pays off

    Dan Rafael

    Alfredo Angulo has long been a fan favorite because he's generally in exciting fights. But he is also coming off back-to-back knockout losses and looking to get back on track. After Erislandy Lara busted up Angulo's face and forced him to quit in ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  4. Austin Trout begins another quest for the title against Daniel Da...

    Dan Rafael

    While this week's Austin Trout-Daniel Dawson junior middleweight bout will serve as the main event on the final "Friday Nights Fights" card of the season, Trout hopes it will be the beginning of another run to a world title. Trout and Dawson meet ...

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  5. Could Miguel Cotto face Andy Lee?

    Dan Rafael

    Many of us would love to see middleweight champion Miguel Cotto have his next fight against titleholder Gennady Golovkin or junior middleweight star Canelo Alvarez. Neither is going to happen, however. At least not next. I know none of us like tha...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  6. Kirkland eyes possible big-name return

    Dan Rafael

    One of the more common questions I get these days from #FightFreaks in the non-Mayweather/non-Pacquiao category is: "What's up with James Kirkland?" Kirkland, of course, is the wildly aggressive and wildly entertaining junior middleweight power pu...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. Broner, Matthysse due back on Sept. 6 card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contenders Adrien Broner and Lucas Matthysse are both penciled in for Sept. 6 returns on Showtime, although not against each other. Golden Boy Promotions is working on putting together a tripleheader for the show, which Broner ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  8. Kameda signs with Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Bantamweight titlist Tomoki Kameda, who looked great in his one-punch body-shot knockout in the seventh round against Pungluang Sor Singyu on last week's Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara undercard in Las Vegas, has been ordered to make his mandatory def...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  9. Andrade wants a piece of Canelo

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Demetrius Andrade, like every other 154-pounder, wants to fight Canelo Alvarez because it means big money and recognition. Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs), a 2008 U.S. Olympian, hasn't had a really big fight yet. He won his titl...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  10. Scorecard: Canelo Alvarez comes to fight, gets the win

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  11. Canelo Alvarez defeats Erislandy Lara in split decision

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez claimed a split decision against Erislandy Lara on Saturday night before a pro-Alvarez crowd of 14,239 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  12. Abner Mares defeats Jonathan Oquendo by unanimous decision

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares made a triumphant return to the ring 11 months after he got wiped out in one round and lost his featherweight world title to Jhonny Gonzalez. Mares won a unanimous decision against Jonathan...

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  13. Alvarez-Lara: The best against the best

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he made his plans official Thursday when he announced that he will take a second consecutive fight in the welterweight division, where he is also a unified champion, i...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  14. Persistence has carried Erislandy Lara to the top

    Dan Rafael

    Erislandy Lara is nothing if not persistent. It's one of the reasons that despite long odds -- massive odds, really -- he has risen to become one the best fighters in boxing, even if he's not exactly a household name. But he could inch closer toward ...

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  15. Alvarez-Lara 'Honor & Glory' card purses

    Dan Rafael

    The contracts are filed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission so here's the rundown of the purses for the "Honor & Glory" card on Saturday night (Showtime PPV, 9 ET) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas: • In the main event, f...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  16. Abner Mares not looking past Jonathan Oquendo

    Dan Rafael

    Abner Mares was riding as high as any boxer could be last summer. He was undefeated, headlining major Showtime cards, climbing the pound-for-pound rankings, making high-six-figure purses and ready to defend his featherweight world title -- the thir...

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014