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  1. Lara's focus is on Smith

    Dan Rafael

    The last time he was in the ring, junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara lost a split decision to former titleholder Canelo Alvarez in a Showtime PPV main event in July. Lara (19-2-2, 12 KOs), whose 154-pound world title was not at stake again...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  2. Notes: Trial over Canelo's contract delayed

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The ongoing litigation over Canelo Alvarez's promotional contract between Golden Boy Promotions and All-Star Boxing was scheduled to go to trial next week in Dade County circuit court in Flo...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  3. Unbeaten Gilberto Ramirez ready for stardom

    Dan Rafael

    As unbeaten super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez enters Saturday's fight against Fulgencio Zuniga, he and his team have big plans for the future.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  4. Cotto-Canelo talks on track

    Dan Rafael

    The inevitable showdown between middleweight world champion Miguel Cotto and former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez looms as boxing's biggest fight in the non-Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao category. And unlike Mayweather-Pacquiao, it...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  5. Lemieux hopes to crash middleweight party

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin and junior middleweight star Canelo Alvarez may one day face each other in what would be a huge pay-per-view fight. But until that happens -- if it happens -- HBO, which has both under contract, has a vested inte...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  6. GGG expects a huge 2015

    Dan Rafael

    CARSON, Calif. -- Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin fought four times in his breakout 2013 and hoped to do it again this year. But when his father died unexpectedly, Golovkin withdrew from an April fight, leaving him with only three appearanc...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  7. Andrade crossing the street to Showtime

    Dan Rafael

    Goodbye, HBO. Hello, Showtime. Junior middleweight Demetrius Andrade, one of the most talented young titleholders in boxing, is making the move from one network to the other, according to sources with knowledge of the deal. It is unclear if the...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  8. Canelo Alvarez sidelined about six weeks with left ankle injury

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez will be sidelined for about six weeks due to a persistent left ankle injury, Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  9. Oscar opens up about Canelo deal

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya said the main reason Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez opted to return to HBO when he signed an exclusive multifight agreement with the network last week -- and dumped Showtime, his TV home for t...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  10. Lawsuit vs. Canelo headed to mediation

    Dan Rafael

    The big news of the week as it relates to Canelo Alvarez and Golden Boy Promotions is that they are headed back to HBO after Alvarez signed a multifight contract this week for the network to once again televise his bouts on both the regular network a...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  11. Kirkland makes another bad decision

    Dan Rafael

    If you're a fan of the greatest baseball movie of all time, "Bull Durham," you know all about how Kevin Costner's character, minor league journeyman catcher Crash Davis, was assigned to the Durham Bulls to serve as a mentor to hot-shot pitching prosp...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  12. Canelo Alvarez is leaving Showtime for multifight deal with HBO

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez is leaving Showtime for multifight deal with HBO.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  13. Kirkland's return on Hopkins-Kovalev card?

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight slugger James Kirkland, who has fought just one time in each of the past two years, is seemingly ready for his annual ring appearance. Kirkland is the leading candidate to be featured in the HBO-televised co-feature of the Bern...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  14. Canelo Alvarez, former unified junior middleweight titleholder, t...

    Dan Rafael

    Former unified junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez, the 24-year-old Mexican star, will next fight on Dec. 6, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN.com on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  15. Miguel Cotto to sit out rest of 2014

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, who claimed the title by dropping Sergio Martinez four times en route to an upset 10th-round knockout victory June 7 at New York's Madison Square Garden, was expected back in the ring Dec. 13 at the Garden, although the

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  16. 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