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  1. Tarver Jr. to fight on his father's card

    Dan Rafael

    While heavyweights Antonio Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs) and Johnathon Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs), both in need of an impressive performance to keep their flickering prospects of a major fight alive, square off in a 10-round bout in the main event of a "Golden B...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. With Chavez out, Golovkin weighs options for July return

    Dan Rafael

    After his July 19 date with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fell through at the last minute, unbeaten middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin is weighing options for his July 26 date at New York's Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  3. Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin to forgo April 26 fight, go...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin, going through a ritual 40-day mourning period in his native Kazakhstan following the death of his father on Feb. 18, will not go through with a planned April 26 fight.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  4. Fatherhood has Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. focused on winning rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Refocused by the addition of his first-born child, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has put his issues with weight and a lack of discipline behind him entering Saturday's super middleweight rematch with Bryan Vera.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  5. Golovkin leaves for father's funeral

    Dan Rafael

    The finishing touches are being put on a deal for middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin to defend his belt against former title challenger Andy Lee on April 26 in an HBO main event at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. However, fina...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  6. Mikey Garcia is moving fast, perhaps to an eventual Manny Pacquai...

    Dan Rafael

    Emerging pound-for-pound star Mikey Garcia is finally on the fast track, set to face Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday in New York before a likely move up in weight and, seemingly, to the top of boxing's food chain.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  7. Pattersons lead '14 N.Y. HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The father-son combination of the late two-time heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson and his son, former junior featherweight and junior lightweight titlist Tracy Harris Patterson, was among those elected to the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame thi...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  8. Magomed Abdusalamov brought out of coma; 'good sign'

    Dan Rafael

    Injured heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov was brought out of a medically induced coma on Friday and was breathing on his own, promoter Nathan Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  9. Father-son reunion for Donaires

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire has grown into one of the best fighters in the world. He claimed 2012 Fighter of the Year honors and has won world titles in three weight classes, plus an interim belt in another. The person most responsible for the development of t...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  10. Floyd Mayweather Jr. masterful (again) in win over Canelo Alvarez...

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. remained undefeated -- against all fighters, and even Father Time -- after outboxing the 13-years-younger Canelo Alvarez in a masterful performance Saturday in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2013
  11. Mayfield signs with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight Karim Mayfield of San Francisco caused a stir when he got into a shouting match and near-physical confrontation with unified titleholder Danny Garcia and his father/trainer Angel Garcia in the media center during Floyd Mayweather ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  12. Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. to be trained by his fa...

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s announced via Twitter on Wednesday night that whomever he fights in Las Vegas on May 4, his father, Floyd Mayweather Sr., will train him for the bout.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  13. Lamont Peterson signs with Golden Boy Promotions

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy announced Monday that it signed Lamont Peterson, a promotional free agent, to a contract. Terms were not disclosed.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2013
  14. Salita-Camacho at Barclays Center

    Dan Rafael

    It's not the biggest fight in the world but it harkens back to the neighborhood battles of years past in New York -- Dmitriy Salita, the orthodox Jew from Ukraine living in New York, against Puerto Rico's Hector Camacho Jr., whose late father Hector ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  15. Sergio Martinez escapes Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., late knockdown wi...

    Dan Rafael

    Sergio Martinez nipped and tucked with scalpel-like precision for nearly all of Saturday's fight with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. before needing to survive a stunning 12th-round knockdown that nearly cost him his revenge and the title he coveted.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2012
  16. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has come a long way to reach Saturday's sh...

    Dan Rafael

    The making of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. as a legitimate contender and champion has been a long process for his promoters to undertake, but one that offers a sweet reward should Chavez get past middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012