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  1. James DeGale to face Brandon Gonzales on May 31

    Dan Rafael

    British super middleweight contender James DeGale and Brandon Gonzales of Sacramento, Calif., will meet in a world title elimination bout on May 31 at Wembley Stadium in London, their promoters announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  2. Bryant Jennings set to fight Mike Perez on May 25

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contenders Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez will square off May 24 in a title elimination fight that will guarantee the winner a mandatory shot at a world title.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  3. Martirosyan added to May 10 card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan has been added to the undercard of the Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for a vacant heavyweight world title on May 10 at the Galen Center on the USC campus in Los Angeles, promoter Dan Goossen an...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. Scorecard: Giovani Segura stops Felipe Salguero in slugfest

    Dan Rafael

    In an early contender for fight of the year, former junior flyweight champion Giovani Segura did what he does best -- engage in a brawl, and emerge from the battle with his hand raised.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  5. Gonzales signs with Shaw

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight Brandon Gonzales, who likely will face British contender James DeGale in a title elimination bout, signed with promoter Gary Shaw on Thursday. Gonzales (18-0-1, 10 KOs), 29, of Sacramento, Calif., had previously been ordered to...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  6. Felix Sturm, Sam Soliman to have middleweight rematch May 31 in G...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titlist Felix Sturm and longtime contender Sam Soliman have a score to settle. They'll do it on May 31 at the Koenig Palast Arena in Krefeld, Germany, Sturm Box-Promotion announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  7. Steve Cunningham, Amir Mansour fighting for their futures

    Dan Rafael

    Steve Cunningham has fought all over the place, but on Friday the heavyweight contender returns to his hometown to face Amir Mansour in a make-or-break fight.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  8. Arreola ready for second chance

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola has the opportunity to accomplish two big things when he faces Bermane Stiverne in a rematch: avenge a loss and become the first fighter of Mexican descent to win a heavyweight world title. Both will be on Arre...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  9. Thompson has eyes on Fury

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tony Thompson of Washington, D.C. twice shocked David Price, the rising British prospect, with back-to-back knockouts last year in Price's hometown of Liverpool. He would love a chance to do the same to Tyson Fury, another un...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  10. R. Guerrero signs with Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Stop if you've heard this one before: powerful adviser has signed another top fighter. Haymon continued his signing binge on Friday, inking welterweight contender (and former featherweight and junior lightweight titlist) Robert Guerrero. Guerre...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  11. Frampton focused on Cazares

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton is poised for the biggest fight of his career, one that would lead to an even more significant fight with a victory. First up, Frampton (17-0, 12 KOs) will play to a partisan crowd in his hometown of Be...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  12. Solis, Thompson need wins

    Dan Rafael

    It seems there is finally some movement in the heavyweight division as the contenders are facing each other. Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola will square off in a May 10 rematch for a vacant title. Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora are fighting a re...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  13. Dereck Chisora, Tyson Fury to fight for right to take on Wladimir...

    Dan Rafael

    Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury will meet in an all-British heavyweight fight in Manchester on July 26 for the right to challenge Wladimir Klitschko for his IBF, WBA and WBO titles.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  14. Stiverne-Arreola II lands on ESPN

    Dan Rafael

    Almost two months ago promoters Dan Goossen and Don King made a deal and avoided a purse bid for the rematch between Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola, the leading contenders to fight for the alphabet heavyweight world title that Vitali Klitschko va...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  15. Adamek looks to get back into title picture

    Brian Campbell

    As Tomasz Adamek enters Saturday's title eliminator against unbeaten Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov, it's fair to speculate whether the rugged veteran is coming or going as a heavyweight contender. It's no secret Adamek (49-2, 29 KOs) is navigating the...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  16. Dawson latest to join Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Powerful adviser Al Haymon usually signs top titleholders, contenders and elite prospects. He is not known for signing reclamation projects, but that is exactly what he has done by adding former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson to ...

    Blog | March 08, 2014