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  1. Winky Wright to retire after comeback ends in defeat

    Dan Rafael

    Former undisputed junior middleweight champion Winky Wright isn't spending a lot of time looking back on what turned out to be his final fight on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  2. Putting the 'prize' back into prizefighting

    Dan Rafael

    Whether you bought a ticket to the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York or just sacked out on the couch to watch Nonito Donaire's bantamweight title defense against Omar Narvaez on HBO -- or on any of the numerous overseas networks that sho...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  3. Talks for Wladimir Klitschko-David Haye fight fall through over s...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and titleholder David Haye, on the verge of a deal for the biggest heavyweight fight in years, will go their separate ways again after talks fell apart Wednesday, Bernd Boente, Klitschko's manager, told

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  4. Dan Rafael: De La Hoya torn between the ring and retirement

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya might be a different breed, but championship fighters rarely go gently into the night. Dan Rafael asks the question: Is the Golden Boy ready for retirement, or will he rage against the dying light?

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2009
  5. Pavlik not letting success cloud the big picture

    Dan Rafael

    Sure, he's rubbing elbows with celebrities and throwing out the first pitch at baseball games these days, but Kelly Pavlik hasn't let his win over Jermain Taylor get to his head -- or distract him from Saturday's rematch.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2008
  6. Golden Boy plans nationalistic bouts for world titles

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions is planning two cards on consecutive nights -- Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 -- that will pit top Mexican fighters against top boxers from Thailand in four world title bouts.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2005
  7. Under McGirt, the brawler is more of a boxer

    Dan Rafael

    Just four years ago, Arturo Gatti's career was on the scrap heap. But teaming up with trainer Buddy McGirt has led to a surprising career revival.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2005