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  1. Guillermo Rigondeaux to show his style can also be entertaining

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is as dominant as any fighter in boxing, but for all his talent he has provided precious little entertainment, which is why he is essentially banned from HBO. The network, which works closely with hi...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  2. Shane Mosley, Anthony Mundine to fight Oct. 23 in Australia

    Dan Rafael

    Former three-division champion Shane Mosley is headed Down Under to fight Australia's Anthony Mundine.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  3. J. Perez-Forbes set for Jan. 12

    Dan Rafael

    Two weeks ago, Golden Boy Promotions and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced a deal under which Golden Boy would bring at least four boxing events per year -- for an undisclosed number of years -- to the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. On Saturd...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  4. Golden Boy signs new arena deal

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions will be bringing fights to South Florida under a deal with the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. Golden Boy and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced on Wednesday a deal under which Golden Boy will promote at least four boxing ...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  5. Boxing cards coming to WealthTV

    Dan Rafael

    WealthTV, which calls itself "the premier lifestyle and entertainment network," is taking the plunge into boxing programming. The San Diego-based cable network, which is only available in about 15 million homes, announced on Wednesday that it has ...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  6. Mike Tyson to be inducted into WWE's Hall of Fame

    Dan Rafael

    World Wrestling Entertainment on Monday announced that Mike Tyson will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in ceremonies that will take place at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Fla., on March 31 -- the night before WrestleMania XXVIII.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  7. After two delays, fight between Evander Holyfield and Sherman Wil...

    Dan Rafael

    Evander Holyfield's scheduled Dec. 9 fight against journeyman Sherman Williams at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, which had already been postponed twice, was canceled Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  8. Lou DiBella ready to unleash prospects

    Dan Rafael

    As in any sport, boxing has its big-market teams -- promoters who are flush with cash and more willing (and able) to take risks signing fighters. There also are the small-market teams -- promoters who need to carefully evaluate every signing and make...

    Blog | Conversation | September 30, 2009
  9. Carl Moretti leaving DiBella Entertainment for Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Carl Moretti is leaving promoter DiBella Entertainment to head boxing operations as a vice president for Bob Arum's Top Rank, one of the biggest promotional companies in the world.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2009
  10. '24/7' brings the entertainment

    Dan Rafael

    Like I am sure many of you did, I spent the past two Sundays at 10 p.m. watching the first two episodes of HBO's four-part "Mayweather/Hatton 24/7" reality series, which is designed to pump up interest in the Dec. 8 HBO PPV fight between undefea...

    Blog | November 28, 2007
  11. '24/7' brings the entertainment

    Dan Rafael

    Like I am sure many of you did, I spent the past two Sundays at 10 p.m. watching the first two episodes of HBO's four-part "Mayweather/Hatton 24/7" reality series, which is designed to pump up interest in the Dec. 8 HBO PPV fight between undefeated p...

    Blog | Conversation | November 28, 2007
  12. Moretti leaving Main Events for DiBella post

    Dan Rafael

    Carl Moretti, one of the most respected people in the boxing industry, is leaving promoter Main Events after 13-plus years to join friendly rival DiBella Entertainment as head of boxing operations.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2007
  13. Arce: 'I am here to fight'

    Dan Rafael

    Mexico's Jorge Arce gets the headliner treatment in the U.S. as he takes on South Africa's Masibulele "Hawk" Makepula in a junior bantamweight title eliminator Saturday in Texas, Dan Rafael writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2006