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  1. Dan Rafael

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  2. Gennady Golovkin faces his toughest test against Daniel Geale

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin had big plans this summer. He hoped to face super middleweight star Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the main event of an HBO PPV card that was being put together for July 19 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. ...

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  3. At least Garcia-Salka isn't for a world title

    Dan Rafael

    In late June, when Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime announced their Aug. 9 card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, it was supposed to include three world title bouts -- all of dubious distinction -- but now it's down to two. In the ma...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  4. Visa issues cancel Ivan Morales' fight

    Dan Rafael

    Up-and-coming bantamweight Ivan Morales, younger brother of Mexican legend Erik Morales, had his fight against countryman Sergio Frias (15-3-2, 8 KOs) scheduled for Friday night's "Golden Boy Live" co-feature (Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes, 11 ET) cancel...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  5. Upcoming fight schedule

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing schedule for 2014

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
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  7. Kirkland eyes possible big-name return

    Dan Rafael

    One of the more common questions I get these days from #FightFreaks in the non-Mayweather/non-Pacquiao category is: "What's up with James Kirkland?" Kirkland, of course, is the wildly aggressive and wildly entertaining junior middleweight power pu...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  8. Top Rank notes: Verdejo, Diaz, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the Top Rank stable: • Lightweight super prospect Felix Verdejo, a 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian, and one of boxing's fastest-rising prospects, figures to get his stiffest test as a professional on Aug. 16 when he headline...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  9. Boxing with Dan Rafael

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, ESPN.com's boxing writer, Dan Rafael, will log on to take your questions on all the latest news and notes from inside and outside the ring. Rafael began writing for ESPN.com in March 2005 after working for five yea...

    Chat | July 24, 2014
  10. Rios: 'I am far from being finished'

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios has lost two fights in a row: a close decision to Mike Alvarado in their interim junior welterweight rematch, a 2013 fight of the year candidate, followed by a one-sided pasting by Manny Pacquiao in a welterwei...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  11. Oscar De La Hoya is fighting back

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Retired from the ring or not, Oscar De La Hoya will always be a fighter at heart. He won a 1992 Olympic gold medal -- hence the famous "Golden Boy" nickname -- 10 world titles in a then-record six weight divisions, earned some $300 mil...

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  12. Mayweather Promotions granted promoters license

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s Mayweather Promotions was given a promoters license on a unanimous vote by the Nevada State Athletic Commission at Wednesday's monthly commission meeting.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  13. Broner, Matthysse due back on Sept. 6 card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contenders Adrien Broner and Lucas Matthysse are both penciled in for Sept. 6 returns on Showtime, although not against each other. Golden Boy Promotions is working on putting together a tripleheader for the show, which Broner ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  14. Tyson Fury gets new challenger for Saturday fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury will remain in the main event of Saturday's fight card at the Phones4U Arena in Manchester, England and face last-minute substitute Alexander Ustinov, promoter Frank Warren announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  15. Adamek-Szpilka in the works

    Dan Rafael

    A heavyweight crossroads fight between the up-and-coming Artur Szpilka and faded contender Tomasz Adamek is in the works for Nov. 8 in Krakow, Poland, according to the promoters for both. It would be a major event in Poland, where both fighters ar...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  16. Golovkin, Geale faced each other in 2001

    Dan Rafael

    When middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin and former titleholder Daniel Geale square off on Saturday night (HBO, 9:30 ET/PT) at New York's Madison Square Garden, it will not be the first time they have duked it out. Back in 2001, at the amateur E...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  17. Fury likely to stay on Saturday's card

    Dan Rafael

    British heavyweight contender Tyson Fury probably will remain on the card Saturday at the Phones4U Arena in Manchester, England, and face a replacement opponent for injured Dereck Chisora. Fury (22-0, 16 KOs) and Chisora (20-4, 13 KOs) were suppos...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  18. Caballero going on road for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Bantamweight Randy Caballero is headed overseas again, this time in an effort to win a vacant world title. Caballero will face former titleholder Stuart Hall of England for the belt recently vacated by Paul Butler. But instead of fighting in his ...

    Blog | July 22, 2014