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  1. Daniel Jacobs goes for title in his hometown

    Dan Rafael

    In 2010, cancer nearly ended Danny Jacobs' promising career -- along with his life. On Saturday, he'll fight for a world title in his native Brookly, New York against Jarrod Fletcher.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  2. Jacobs fights for title shot, more

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight Daniel Jacobs is in that in-between place where many young fighters often find themselves. He has been around a bit too long -- he turned pro in 2007 and was ESPN.com's prospect of the year back in 2009 -- and has a bit too much experien...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  3. Peter Quillin retains middleweight title with win over Fernando G...

    Dan Rafael

    After running rampant all over Fernando Guerrero for seven rounds, Peter Quillin proved he's the real deal -- and ready to test himself against the best middleweights in the world.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2013
  4. Danny Garcia takes another big step with knockout of Erik Morales...

    Dan Rafael

    Danny Garcia has moved leaps and bounds up boxing's pecking order in a very short time. Pounding out Erik Morales in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Saturday may have been his most impressive performance yet.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  5. Devon Alexander breezes by passive Randall Bailey to win welterwe...

    Dan Rafael

    Devon Alexander wasn't spectacular, but he didn't need to be against the gun-shy Randall Bailey, who lost his welterweight belt in his first defense Saturday in Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2012
  6. Scorecard: Rodriguez outpoints Takayama to unify strawweight titl...

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  7. Daniel Jacobs stops Jarrod Fletcher to win middleweight title

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Three years ago Daniel Jacobs was bedridden in a hospital, not knowing if he would live or die, having been diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. On Saturday night, Jacobs knocked out Jarrod Fletcher of Australia in t...

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  8. Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson face weaker foes

    Dan Rafael

    What would be a logical matchup between Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia is not taking place Saturday, as each instead faces massive underdogs at Barclays Center.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  9. Scorecard: Danny Garcia escapes Puerto Rico with a hard-earned vi...

    Dan Rafael

    Mauricio Herrera was supposed to be an "easy" opponent for junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia. Instead, he almost ruined Garcia's first fight in his parents' native Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Paulie Malignaggi deserved the nod against Juan Diaz

    Dan Rafael

    Paulie Malignaggi took a terrible beating on Saturday -- not from his opponent, Juan Diaz, but from the three judges who ruled against him.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  12. Luevano digs past Dib, looks toward fight with Juarez

    Dan Rafael

    Steven Luevano took a methodical approach in outpointing Billy Dib over 12 rounds in Atlantic City on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2008