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  1. Dan Rafael

    Dan Rafael



    Blog | Chats | Boxing
  2. Brandon Rios brings "warrior" mentality to Diego Chaves fight

    Dan Rafael

    Brandon Rios is looking to get his mojo back, which might not be so easy, considering his opponent. For a guy who has lost two bouts in a row and hasn't fought for eight months, the former lightweight titlist is in tough against dangerous former in...

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  3. Bernard Hopkins in line to fight Sergey Kovalev in 175-pound unif...

    Dan Rafael

    As long as light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev does not lose to Blake Caparello, he will meet Bernard Hopkins to unify three of the major 175-pound world titles in November.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  4. Ali, Browne on Garcia-Salka undercard

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions on Thursday announced the undercard for the Aug. 9 card it is putting on at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Showtime will televise the top three bouts: a nontitle welterweight fight between junior welterweight cham...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  5. Upcoming fight schedule

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing schedule for 2014

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
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  7. Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse, Andre Berto to fight on Sept. 6 c...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contenders Adrien Broner and Lucas Matthysse will both return to the ring on the same card, just not against each other.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  8. Notes: Thompson in title eliminator

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Mexico's Sergio Thompson (29-3, 26 KOs) squares off with Adones Aguelo (21-9-2, 13 KOs) of the Philippines in a junior lightweight title eliminator on Saturday night (Fox Deportes, 10 ET) in Thompson...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  9. Arroyo title shot date changed

    Dan Rafael

    Puerto Rican flyweight contender McWilliams Arroyo's mandatory shot at world titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng will come even sooner than he expected. The fight, originally scheduled for Sept. 14 at the Liptapanlop Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, w...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  10. Vargas excited for hometown defense

    Dan Rafael

    When Jessie Vargas won his junior welterweight belt in April, he did so by debatable decision against then-undefeated Russian southpaw Khabib Allakhverdiev, a technical boxer, who gave him fits. Many thought that Allakhverdiev won the fight, but ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  11. StubHub Center 'perfect fit' for Porter-Brook

    Dan Rafael

    Unless a promoter is being paid a site fee for a fight -- typically by a casino -- the promoter usually will look to hold the card in a venue where he can sell the most tickets and, thus, maximize revenue. That's why, for example, Miguel Cotto fig...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  12. Sergey Kovalev not looking past Blake Caparello

    Dan Rafael

    As 2014 began, one of the most anticipated fights in boxing was a light heavyweight showdown between champion Adonis Stevenson and titleholder Sergey Kovalev, both exciting performers and massive punchers. And unlike some big-time fights that fans ...

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  13. Plenty at stake in Williams-Campillo

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight Thomas Williams Jr. is one win away from moving a step closer to a world title shot and former titleholder Gabriel Campillo is one win away from moving a step closer to getting another opportunity. That's what at stake when Willi...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  14. Porter, Brook waiting for drug testing

    Dan Rafael

    When welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook agreed to their fight they also agreed to undergo random drug testing -- blood and urine -- that would be overseen by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). However, nei...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  15. 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 30, 2014
  16. ESPN2 picks up Stevens-N'Dam eliminator

    Dan Rafael

    The ESPN2 "Friday Night Fights" season ends on Aug. 22, but there will be more boxing on the network in the fall. ESPN2 is in the process of finalizing plans to carry a Wednesday night boxing special on Oct. 1 (9 p.m. ET) from the Barker Hangar in...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  17. Diego Chaves secures visa, will be able to fight Brandon Rios

    Dan Rafael

    After some anxious days with the fight in jeopardy, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday that Diego Chaves' visa had finally been taken care of and that he was expected in Las Vegas on Thursday for his fight with Brandon Rios.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  18. Notes: Crawford to defend title

    Dan Rafael

    Caught up with Top Rank promoter Bob Arum on Tuesday and here a couple of interesting tidbits: • Lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford's second defense is penciled in for Nov. 29 (HBO) at the CenturyLink Center in his hometown of Oma...

    Blog | July 29, 2014