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  1. HHM: UFC, Hispanic interest helping MMA grow

    Brett Okamoto

    When it comes to boxing, there's no questioning the history and tradition cultivated by Hispanics. The UFC is seeing that same potential in mixed martial arts.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Pacquiao: 'I love competition, I love to win'

    Manny Pacquiao

    Two years removed from the most controversial fight of his 19-year professional career, Manny Pacquiao is focused on getting a chance to set the record straight against Timothy Bradley Jr. The rematch, set for April 12 in Las Vegas (HBO PPV), mar...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  4. Harris should not be fighting

    Dan Rafael

    What is about to go down Saturday night in Monterrey, Mexico, is everything that is wrong with boxing. Vivian Harris is going to fight. He is taking on Jorge Paez Jr. in a fight that should not be taking place. Paez was originally supposed to figh...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  5. Danny Garcia defeats Mauricio Herrera by majority decision

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia scored a majority decision victory against unheralded challenger Mauricio Herrera in a far tougher fight than expected on Saturday night at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  6. Erik Morales postpones welterweight fight against Jorge Paez Jr.

    Dan Rafael

    Former four-division titleholder Erik Morales, the faded Mexican star, suffered a right hand injury in training and has postponed his welterweight fight with Jorge Paez Jr. scheduled for March 22 in Monterrey, Mexico, Zanfer Promotions announced on Monday

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  7. Morales ignores critics, fights on

    Dan Rafael

    Erik Morales doesn't care what any of us say - that the once-great champion is done and that he should no longer be fighting. He made his opinion crystal clear on Wednesday at the news conference in Monterrey, Mexico, where promoter Fernando Beltr...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  8. 'Terrible' Morales to face Paez Jr.

    Dan Rafael

    After welterweight Jorge Paez Jr. polished off Ivan Hernandez via seventh-round knockout in Mexicali, Mexico, on Nov. 13, Erik Morales stood in the ring with him during his postfight interview. Morales, one of Mexico's all-time greats, was there t...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  9. Pac-Man chomps his way to lightweight title

    Chris Lees

    Leading up to Juan Manuel Marquez's bid to win a world title in a fifth different weight class on Saturday, ESPN.com will look back at the elite group of fighters who have already achieved the feat -- we'll roll out a new one each day this week -- in...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  10. Looking back on 10 years at ringside

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Time flies, and last week's festivities at the MGM Grand brought home a sudden realization that Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s master class on Saturday night came 10 years and one day after my first credentialed fight. There were a fair few differences be...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  11. Mexican Independence Day fight tradition

    Salvador Rodriguez

    LAS VEGAS -- It was exactly 20 years ago this past Tuesday that Julio Cesar Chavez headlined the main event in a Mexican Independence Day celebration at San Antonio's Alamodome, before 60,000 fans, on a mission to become the first Mexican fighter in ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  12. Garcia vs. Matthysse: By the numbers

    Joseph Kilduff

    Floyd Mayweather versus Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas might be the super-fight, but it is not the only fight of interest on the card. On the undercard, the undefeated unified junior welterweight (140 pounds) champion ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  13. Three significant fights for Danny Garcia

    Chris Lees

    April 27, 2013, versus Zab Judah --Garcia once again proved himself as the top 140-pound fighter on the planet with a unanimous decision victory over former two-division titleholder Judah. Garcia, who had a 189-77 edge in power punches, dropped Juda...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  14. Salvador Rodriguez's top 10 Mexico-U.S. rivalry fights

    Salvador Rodriguez

    Salvador Rodriguez selects the most important and entertaining battles from boxing's national rivalry between Mexico and the United States.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  15. Danny Garcia has a plan to stop Lucas Matthysse

    Dan Rafael

    Lucas Matthysse is all about throwing first and asking questions later. That's why Danny Garcia plans to put Matthysse on his back heel and wrestle away the Argentine's belt in the process.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2013
  16. Canelo to begin training in Big Bear

    Salvador Rodriguez

    MEXICO CITY -- Saul "Canelo" Alvarez departed Mexico last week as a world titlist, and when he finally returns home, it could be as boxing's new pound-by-pound king. On Monday, Alvarez boarded a private jet bound for Los Angeles, where he is stopp...

    Blog | July 14, 2013