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  1. Stiverne waits patiently for shot

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Bermane Stiverne won his fist title elimination bout in June 2011 by knocking out Ray Austin in the 10th round. It was a dubious eliminator, given that few held Austin in high regard, but it was nonetheless sanctioned as one by ...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  2. Bermane Stiverne, Cristobal Arreola to meet again

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contenders Bermane Stiverne and Cristobal Arreola will meet in a rematch for the world title vacated on Monday by Vitali Klitschko, who resigned the belt after nine defenses in order to focus on his political career in Ukraine.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  3. Vitali Klitschko named WBC 'champion emeritus', vacates heavyweig...

    Dan Rafael

    Vitali Klitschko, who has not defended his WBC heavyweight world title in 15 months and is one of the central figures involved in the political unrest in his native Ukraine, vacated his belt Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  4. Picking Mayweather-Alvarez

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Canelo Alvarez is the biggest fight of the year, but if you look at the picks compiled by Showtime, Mayweather is the overwhelming favorite to win Saturday night's pay-per-view headliner at the MGM Grand Garde...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  5. Scorecard: Cristobal Arreola closes in on another title opportuni...

    Dan Rafael

    Atushi Kakutani fought gamely but was ultimately outclassed by Adrian Hernandez, who landed a fourth-round knockout in his junior flyweight defense in Mexico City on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  6. Fit Cris Arreola re-enters title picture by mauling Seth Mitchell...

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight title challenger Cris Arreola didn't believe Seth Mitchell belonged in the ring with him. Turns out, Arreola was right, as he proved in Saturday's explosive first-round stoppage win.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  7. Mitchell, Arreola, two heavyweights with something to prove

    Dan Rafael

    Cristobal Arreola, who has fought for a heavyweight world title once and been knocked out, is anxious for another opportunity. Seth Mitchell is still working toward his first title shot. They both know how critical winning their fight against each ot...

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  8. Seth Mitchell-Cristobal Arreola heavyweight fight moved to Sept. ...

    Dan Rafael

    The heavyweight showdown between Seth Mitchell and Cristobal Arreola, set last week for Sept. 6, was moved on Tuesday to Sept. 7, Golden Boy Promotions announced.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  9. Cristobal Arreola and Seth Mitchell are set to fight Sept. 6

    Dan Rafael

    A fight between heavyweights Cristobal Arreola and Seth Mitchell that has been in the works for several weeks, and close enough to being signed that both fighters have been training, has been finalized, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaef

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  10. Arreola-Mitchell fight nearly set

    Dan Rafael

    The fight isn't a done deal yet but a good-looking heavyweight bout between former title challenger Cristobal Arreola and Seth Mitchell is nearly finalized. Assuming the deal is done -- and both fighters are supposedly already in training for the ...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  11. Time to make Klitschko-Stiverne

    Dan Rafael

    Deeply involved in politics in his home country of Ukraine and 42 years old, heavyweight titlist Vitali Klitschko has made no secret that he is not long for boxing. When he stopped Manuel Charr in the fourth round on a terrible cut in September to...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  12. Cristobal Arreola had surgery to fix badly broken nose suffered i...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Cristobal Arreola, who suffered a badly broken nose in his loss to Bermane Stiverne last month, underwent surgery on Friday and had stents removed from the nose on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  13. Scorecard: Danny Garcia, Sergio Martinez and Amir Khan hang on fo...

    Dan Rafael

    Danny Garcia, Sergio Martinez and Amir Khan -- the favored fighters in their respective Saturday bouts -- were pushed to the limit in exciting, hard-fought decision victories.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  14. Arreola, Stiverne ready for action

    Dan Rafael

    In 2011, former heavyweight title challenger Cristobal Arreola fought five times. That's a lot for a top contender, especially a heavyweight. But in 2012, the activity fell to just one fight in February, in part because of injuries. His 2013 opene...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  15. There will always be a place for overweight fighters in boxing

    Nigel Collins

    Heavyweight Cristobal Arreola has dealt with weight issues throughout his career, but there's a long list of big fighters that have enjoyed success in the biggest division in boxing.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  16. Cristobal Arreola wants another shot at the heavyweight title

    Brian Campbell

    Cridstobal Arreola has been considered the best American heavyweight for a long time, but the Mexican-American fighter is still looking for his first world title.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013