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  1. Scorecard: Sergey Kovalev dominates Cedric Agnew; retains title

    Dan Rafael

    Will we ever see Sergey Kovalev face Adonis Stevenson? Maybe. But for now, the light heavyweight titlist continues to steamroll over whoever is put in front of him.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Scorecard: Hernandez defends title against Rivera

    Dan Rafael

    Junior flyweight titlist Adrian Hernandez got an easy, and expected, win against overmatched Janiel Rivera in front of Hernandez's home crowd in Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  4. Bellew headlines stacked UK card

    Dan Rafael

    England's Tony Bellew got wiped out in a sixth-round knockout loss against light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson on Nov. 30. Like so many fighters before him, a big loss means one thing: moving up in weight. That is what Bellew is doing for ...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  5. Scorecard: Jean Pascal puts to rest Montreal rivalry with Lucian ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal -- not to mention most of Quebec -- had anticipated a showdown with former super middleweight titlist and fellow Montreal resident Lucian Bute for years. Saturday's matchup didn't live up to the hype, but Pascal proved more worthy of the locals' love.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  6. F. Guerrero seeking to rebound

    Dan Rafael

    Time to get back to work for middleweight Fernando Guerrero. On April 27, in his first shot at a world title, Guerrero took it on the chin. Hard. He was whacked around, dropped four times and stopped in the seventh round by Peter Quillin. Now G...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  7. Scorecard: Dereck Chisora trim, sharp in winning Euro title

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight title challenger Dereck Chisora was at his lightest -- and perhaps his best -- in walking through Edmund Gerber on Saturday to win the Euro title and remain in the running for even bigger fights.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  8. Vazquez-Diaz, Quigg-Salinas set

    Dan Rafael

    Two purse-bid issues have been resolved for upcoming title bouts. Here's an update: • With a winning bid of $51,000 on Tuesday, Top Rank, bidding on behalf of close associate Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions, won the purse bid for ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  9. Scorecard: Adrien Broner takes title from Paulie Malignaggi

    Dan Rafael

    Although often brash and polarizing, unbeaten 23-year-old Adrien Broner made a successful move up two weight classes Saturday by defeating Paulie Malignaggi by split decision for a welterweight title in Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  10. Cotto-Margarito defines rivalry

    Dan Rafael

    One of the best national rivalries in boxing, of course, is Mexico versus Puerto Rico. Many trace the birth of the rivalry to a 1934 bantamweight championship bout in which Puerto Rico's Sixto Escobar became the first world champion from the Caribbea...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  11. Quillin after unification fight

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titlist "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin has looked quite impressive in his recent fights. In his last three bouts combined, decisions against Winky Wright and Hassan N'Dam (to win a belt) and a seventh-round knockout of Fernando Guerrer...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  12. Fighters pick Mayweather-Guerrero

    Dan Rafael

    How about some fighter picks for the two main bouts on Saturday's big Showtime PPV card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Robert Guerrero and Daniel Ponce De Leon versus Abner Mares? Here are some predictions on Mayweather...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Canelo out to avenge brother's loss

    Dan Rafael

    Some have compared the junior middleweight title unification fight between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Austin "No Doubt" Trout to the 1999 battle between then-titlist Fernando Vargas and Winky Wright, who would later become the undisputed 154-pound cha...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  15. Camacho-Salita 'no mas'

    Dan Rafael

    When junior welterweight titlist Danny Garcia suffered a rib injury and had to postpone his Feb. 9 defense against former titlist Zab Judah until April 27 (Showtime) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer said ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  16. Quillin healthy, but put on shelf

    Dan Rafael

    Anytime a fight is postponed because of an injury, it's a bummer -- for the fighter, his opponent, the fans and everyone involved in the event. Training injuries are part of the hurt business of boxing. But it seems especially cruel when an entire...

    Blog | January 31, 2013