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  1. Rigo vs. Santa Cruz? Maybe

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya has consistently preached about wanting to make serious fights between the best the sport has to offer. One he has mentioned is a showdown between unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigond...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  2. Scorecard: Deontay Wilder answers all the questions in victory

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  3. Leo Santa Cruz stops Jesus Ruiz in Round 8

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz dominated Jesus Ruiz en route to an eighth-round knockout victory Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Santa Cruz retained his 122-pound world title for the fourth time. This time, it was ...

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  4. Santa Cruz defends belt against Ruiz

    Dan Rafael

    For about the past year-plus, junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz has professed to wanting to unify belts and to fight the best. He has mentioned a desire to face the likes of unified champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, titleholders Carl Frampton ...

    Blog | January 14, 2015
  5. Leo Santa Cruz to face Jesus Ruiz in 4th title defense

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz will make his fourth title defense against Jesus Ruiz, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2015
  6. Big fights we could see in 2015

    Brian Campbell

    Ten realistic and exciting fights not currently signed that we very well could see in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2014
  7. Santa Cruz likely to defend against Ruiz

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The fight is less than three weeks away but junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz still does not have an opponent set to face him in his fourth defense on Jan. 17 (Showtime) at the MGM ...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  8. Rigo fighting in Japan out of necessity

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux fights on New Year's Eve in Osaka, Japan, but not out of a great desire to be in Asia or because he is going to be involved a big-time fight. On the contrary. He would, of course, rather be close...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  9. Notes: Redkach headlines 'ShoBox' card

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The new season of Showtime's "ShoBox: The New Generation" will kick off Jan. 9 at the Morongo resort in Cabazon, California, where promoter Lou DiBella will put on a card headlined by up-and-c...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  10. Oscar: 'Time is now' for Mares-Santa Cruz

    Dan Rafael

    If Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya has his way -- and he sounded awfully confident -- fight fans will be treated to a featherweight showdown in 2015 between Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz, which could be one of the most fan-friendly ...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  11. Notes: Dirrell, Dulorme, Ramirez updates

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Super middleweight Andre Dirrell (22-1, 15 KOs), the 2004 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist and former world title challenger, is getting busy again. He is due to face Nick Brinson (16-2-2, 6 KOs) ...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  12. Scorecard: Mayweather leaves no doubt in rematch with Maidana

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  13. Leo Santa Cruz stops Manuel Roman in Round 2 to retain junior fea...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight world titlist Leo Santa Cruz retained his belt with ease as he blasted out Manuel Roman with a single right hand in the second round on Saturday night at the MGM Grand.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  14. Santa Cruz, fans deserve bigger fight

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz is one of the most fan-friendly fighters in boxing. He throws tons of punches and usually has a smile on his face inside an d outside the ring. The former bantamweight titleholder -- he va...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  15. Leo Santa Cruz to defend title on Floyd Mayweather's card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will defend his belt against unknown Manuel Roman in the co-feature to welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s rematch with Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  16. 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