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  1. 'Mayhem' press tour over; it's prep time for Mayweather-Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    The media tour is over, and now it's off to training camp as Floyd Mayweather Jr. heads home to his gym in Las Vegas and Marcos Maidana heads to trainer Robert Garcia's gym in Oxnard, California. Pound-for-pound king/unified welterweight champion M...

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  2. Kameda signs with Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Bantamweight titlist Tomoki Kameda, who looked great in his one-punch body-shot knockout in the seventh round against Pungluang Sor Singyu on last week's Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara undercard in Las Vegas, has been ordered to make his mandatory def...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  3. Canelo Alvarez defeats Erislandy Lara in split decision

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez claimed a split decision against Erislandy Lara on Saturday night before a pro-Alvarez crowd of 14,239 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  4. Mayweather-Maidana II tour a good call

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Two of the three fights Floyd Mayweather Jr. has had on his six-fight Showtime/CBS contract -- Robert Guerrero and Marcos Maidana -- failed to reach the benchmark 1-million buy mark, the figure Mayweather has said is a big deal. But b...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  5. Alvarez-Lara: The best against the best

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he made his plans official Thursday when he announced that he will take a second consecutive fight in the welterweight division, where he is also a unified champion, i...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  6. Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana sequel signed, sealed

    Dan Rafael

    Although pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. said last week that he planned to give a rematch to Marcos Maidana, the unified welterweight champion made it official on Thursday, making the announcement over social media.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  7. Alvarez: No title at stake, no problem

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he is also the unified welterweight champion -- thanks to the sanctioning organizations breaking their own rules and allowing him to hold two belts in each wei...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  8. Alvarez aims for big dates

    Dan Rafael

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, the former unified junior middleweight titleholder, is Mexico's biggest active boxing star. He draws significant attention, makes entertaining fights, and sells tickets and pay-per-views. The two most important fight weekend...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  9. Khan arrested but case dropped

    Dan Rafael

    Former unified junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan was arrested in his hometown of Bolton, England, on Friday, allegedly for assault on two teenagers, and released shortly thereafter on bail before the case was dropped. "This was a minor inciden...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  10. Dan Rafael's top 20 pound-for-pound fighters

    Dan Rafael

    We have an expert panel that votes on ESPN.com's pound-for-pound top 10, of which I am one member. It's a way for us to reach some sort of consensus on the best fighters in the world, regardless of weight class. But since we began using this metho...

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  11. Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he will fight Marcos Maidana again on S...

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., said during a red carpet interview at Sunday night's BET Awards that he would be facing Marcos Maidana again on Sept. 13.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  12. Lara: First Canelo, then Floyd

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara is hunkered down and training for his 155-pound nontitle bout against former titleholder Canelo Alvarez on July 12 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but he opened his camp for media day on Thursd...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  13. Guerrero returns from long layoff to face Kamegai

    Dan Rafael

    With a 13-month layoff following his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. behind him, Robert Guerrero is poised to make a run back to the top of the welterweight division.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  14. Forbes: Mayweather highest-paid athlete

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd "Money" Mayweather is in the money yet again, according to Forbes Magazine, which has named the pound-for-pound king the year's highest-paid athlete in the world for the second time in three years. Mayweather earned $105 million in the past ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  15. Martinez simmers over slights

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is a proud man, so it took a lot for him to swallow a bit of pride and be dictated to by Miguel Cotto when it came time to make a deal for their showdown on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at Madison S...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  16. What's next for GBP, Schaefer?

    Dan Rafael

    When Richard Schaefer resigned as chief executive of Golden Boy Promotions on Monday, it answered only one of the many questions about the situation -- namely, would he leave the company? The answer was yes, as the long-rumored split between him a...

    Blog | June 03, 2014