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  1. Oklahoma City fight card will turn clock back to 2000s

    Dan Rafael

    If you want to party like it's the mid-2000s, try one that will feature Samuel Peter, Ricardo Mayorga, as well as Luis Ramon "Yory Boy" Campas on Sept. 27 in Oklahoma City.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  2. Ricardo Mayorga off card as Don King threatens legal action

    Dan Rafael

    Bowing to the threat of legal action from promoter Don King, promoter Jimmy Burchfield has removed former two-division titleholder Ricardo Mayorga from the main event of his Feb. 21 card at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  3. Andy Foster appointed executive officer of California State Athle...

    Dan Rafael

    The California State Athletic Commission, which oversees more combat sports cards -- mostly boxing -- than any other state in the nation, announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Andy Foster as its new executive officer.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  4. A boxing writer crosses over to MMA for a night -- and loves it

    Dan Rafael

    ESPN.com's Dan Rafael took advantage of an aborted boxing bout to take in his first MMA card and came away with a simple but satisfying conclusion: Fighting is fighting.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  5. Showtime gets 'Extreme' with undercards

    Dan Rafael

    Many times over the years, Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer and I have talked about the fact that he would have an HBO or Showtime card coming up with some good fights or prospects on the undercard, but unless you were in the arena, you wouldn't have a ...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  6. Forty wishes on my 40th birthday

    Dan Rafael

    I turn 40 today. No need for cards or candles. But in the spirit of the day, here are 40 things I want in the sport of boxing: 1. Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- and no more excuses from either side. 2. For David Haye to shut his piehole and...

    Blog | August 25, 2010
  7. Promoters hard at work in LA

    Dan Rafael

    Sports fans wouldn't want to watch three innings of baseball and then a quarter of football. So why does Roy Jones figure fight fans want to watch boxing and MMA on the same card?

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2009
  8. Boxing-MMA card doesn't make much sense

    Dan Rafael

    Let's get one thing straight before this blog goes any further: This is not, I repeat NOT, a boxing-versus-mixed martial arts debate. As I have said almost to the point of wanting to vomit, boxing and MMA are different sports. They both have th...

    Blog | January 20, 2009
  9. Boxing-MMA card doesn't make much sense

    Dan Rafael

    Sports fans wouldn't want to watch three innings of baseball and then a quarter of football. So why does Roy Jones figure fight fans want to watch boxing and MMA on the same card?

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2009
  10. Roy Jones Jr. to headline boxing/MMA card in Pensacola

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr., the all-time great former champion in four divisions who turned 40 last Friday, will face Omar Sheika at the Pensacola Civic Center on March 21 in a light heavyweight fight.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2009
  11. Golden Boy, Affliction team up to bring top-level fighters togeth...

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions, one of the leading boxing promotional companies in the world, is branching out into mixed martial arts, CEO Richard Schaefer announced Saturday at a news conference at the MGM Grand.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2008
  12. EliteXC: More sizzle than steak

    Dan Rafael

    With an open mind and a clean slate, I watched last Saturday night's entire Elite XC card on CBS, the first mixed martial arts event ever broadcast on network television. Those who read me regularly and chat with me each week know I'm not a...

    Blog | June 03, 2008
  13. EliteXC: More sizzle than steak

    Dan Rafael

    With an open mind and a clean slate, I watched last Saturday night's entire Elite XC card on CBS, the first mixed martial arts event ever broadcast on network television. Those who read me regularly and chat with me each week know I'm not an MMA fan,...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2008