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  1. Frampton-Avalos to air on ITV in U.K.

    Dan Rafael

    In the United States, it's a pretty big deal that big-time boxing is returning to primetime network television on March 7 with Keith Thurman against Robert Guerrero in the main event, thanks to adviser/manager Al Haymon's time-buy deal on NBC. In...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  2. Carl Frampton to make first defense in hometown

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titlist Carl Frampton's first defense will come against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Feb. 28 at the Odyssey Arena in Frampton's hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Barry McGuigan announced.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  3. Notes: Frampton-Avalos fight in talks

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Junior featherweight titlist Carl Frampton (19-0, 13 KOs) is due to make his first defense, against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos (25-2, 19 KOs). Cyclone Promotions, which represents Fra...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  4. News and notes from the WBO convention

    Dan Rafael

    The 27th annual WBO convention wrapped up on Thursday at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The most significant activity at any sanctioning body convention comes on rankings and mandatory day, which is when the floor is open for promoters to make their ca...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  5. Avalos passes on Rigo, eyes Frampton

    Dan Rafael

    It's good to have options as a boxer, and junior featherweight contender Chris Avalos has them. This week, he turned down a mandatory title shot against Guillermo Rigondeaux, the extremely talented but deathly boring and unmarketable unified champ...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  6. Caribe wins Rigondeaux-Avalos purse bid

    Dan Rafael

    Caribe Promotions, the lone promoter of unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux since the expiration of his deal with Top Rank in July, won a purse bid on Friday for his mandatory defense against Chris Avalos. Caribe was the onl...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  7. Rigondeaux, Santa Cruz call each other out

    Dan Rafael

    Unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux was ordered to begin negotiations with mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Friday. The sides have 30 days to make a deal, otherwise a purse bid will be ordered. Either camp can also decli...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  8. D. Magdaleno takes Avalos' spot

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight Chris Avalos, of Lancaster, Calif., was due to fight in the main event of Top Rank's "Solo Boxeo" card on UniMas on Feb. 15, but was taken off the card so he would be available for a world title eliminator. The purse bid for t...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  9. Rigondeaux to fight in December

    Dan Rafael

    In April, Guillermo Rigondeaux outpointed Nonito Donaire to unify junior featherweight world titles. Although it wasn't a crowd-pleasing performance, Rigondeaux's talent is undeniable. So when Top Rank chairman Bob Arum went to HBO to talk about h...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  10. Scorecard: Edwin Rodriguez finally makes a statement

    Dan Rafael

    Edwin Rodriguez had been beating solid opponents and quietly running up his undefeated record at light heavyweight, but his first-round blowout of Denis Grachev on Saturday could take him to the next level.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  11. Injury forces Avalos to expand his game

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Chris Avalos isn't throwing his right hand with the same abandon that he once did, but so far it hasn't kept him from continuining his climb through the junior featherweight ranks. Avalos (21-2, 16 KOs) will try to grab the next rung on that ladde...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  12. Cotto stays busy promoting

    Dan Rafael

    A few updates on fighters and upcoming fights: • Miguel Cotto, who likely will return to the ring in September, is keeping busy with his promotional company. In his June 7 card on Showtime from Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y., juni...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  13. Scorecard: David Price falls to Tony Thompson in knockout shocker...

    Dan Rafael

    ESPN.com 2012 prospect of the year David Price doesn't have to let Saturday's knockout at the hands of Tony Thompson be the end of his story, but the heavyweight division's great hope must now start over after his first career loss.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  14. Brian Vera tops Sergio Mora again

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  15. Another step up for Darley Perez

    Diego Morilla

    Undefeated Colombian fighters with glossy records are a dime a dozen, but they tend to unveil their true potential -- or lack thereof -- as soon as they bring their game to the big leagues. And even though the disappointments tend to outnumber the re...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  16. San Francisco approves America's Cup term sheet

    San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has voted to approve a nonbinding term sheet for hosting the 34th America's Cup in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2010