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  1. Dawson latest to join Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Powerful adviser Al Haymon usually signs top titleholders, contenders and elite prospects. He is not known for signing reclamation projects, but that is exactly what he has done by adding former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson to ...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  2. Luis Collazo signs with Al Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Add one more guy to the list of fighters who undoubtedly will say at his next news conference or after his next victory, "I'd like to thank Al Haymon." Former welterweight titlist Luis Collazo became the latest fighter to sign with Haymon, the mos...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  3. Khan not happy with Mayweather

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan didn't get the May 3 fight with pound-for-pound king and welterweight champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. that he thought he was going to get. In fact, Khan was so sure that he was going to land the big fight th...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  4. Stevenson signs with Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson surprised many on Tuesday when he signed with powerful adviser Al Haymon. Stevenson signed the papers in California with Sam Watson, Haymon's right-hand man. Watson said he has known Stevenson for a whil...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  5. Scorecard: Paulie Malignaggi makes easy work of Zab Judah

    Dan Rafael

    Paulie Malignaggi used his quickness and trademark jab to easily outpoint Zab Judah and take the unofficial title of king of Brooklyn boxing.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  6. Shawn Porter outpoints Devon Alexander to win title

    Dan Rafael

    Shawn Porter started fast and finished strong to take the welterweight belt from Devon Alexander, with a unanimous decision win on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  7. Paulie Malignaggi bags win, bragging rights

    Dan Rafael

    Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah might have come from the same borough in New York, but "The Magic Man" didn't show any love to his fellow Brooklyner in an easy point win on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  8. Alexander, Porter on amateur fight

    Dan Rafael

    Plenty of fighters who meet in the pro ranks have seen each other in the ring before as amateurs. A famous example from my time on the boxing beat was the late Vernon Forrest and Shane Mosley. Forrest beat Mosley twice in welterweight world title ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  9. Devon Alexander to face Shawn Porter while waiting for big break

    Dan Rafael

    After fights with Kell Brook and Amir Khan felt through, Devon Alexander was again left without a major fight and will face rising contender Shawn Porter on Saturday

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  10. A lot to be thankful for

    Dan Rafael

    Several fighters are training over Thanksgiving for their Showtime fights on Dec. 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Dec. 14 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. But while they won't get stuff themselves with turkey on Thursday, they're s...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  11. Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana taken off PPV, moved to San Antonio ...

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime consolidated their final three boxing cards of the year into two loaded quadrupleheaders and took the Dec. 14 card headlined by the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana welterweight title fight off pay-per-view and moved it to t

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2013
  12. Brook needs one win for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contender Kell Brook has been here before, needing one more win to get a world title shot. He got that win last October by knocking out Hector Saldivia in the third round of a final eliminator. That set Brook up for a mandatory world ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  13. Devon Alexander settles for bout vs. Shawn Porter

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Devon Alexander thought he would be making his second title defense against England's Amir Khan. Instead Alexander will settle for facing Shawn Porter in a much lower-profile bout.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2013
  14. Khan quiets Mayweather rumor

    Dan Rafael

    Since junior middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s decisive decision win against Canelo Alvarez to unify titles on Sept. 14, there has been tons of speculation about whom Mayweather will face when he fights again in May. One of the rumors t...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  15. No threat for Floyd from 140 to 154

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. was so easily beating Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night that in about the seventh or eighth round, I actually began to think about whom Mayweather should fight next. I'm still thinking about it a few days later and there is s...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  16. Broner-Maidana, Alexander-Khan closer

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Although the focus of the week has been on Saturday night's Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez showdown at the MGM Grand, a lot of other stuff has been going on, especially with so many of Golden Boy's fighters in town for the fight. He...

    Blog | September 14, 2013