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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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