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  1. Notes: Gonzalez eyeing 115 title shot

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez (41-0, 35 KOs) will fight journeyman Valentin Leon (38-28-3, 21 KOs) of Mexico, who has won four fights in a row, on Feb. 28. The nontitle 10-round junior ba...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  2. Demetrious Johnson to defend flyweight title vs. Kyoji Horiguchi ...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will seek his sixth title defense against Kyoji Horiguchi at UFC 186 on April 25 in Montreal.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2015
  3. Joseph Benavidez earns submission of the year honors via patented...

    Brett Okamoto

    Joseph Benavidez put a twist on a classic chokehold to tap out Tim Elliott, and earn submission of the year honors.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2015
  4. With slim margin for error, three miscues doom Rams

    Nick Wagoner

    ST. LOUIS -- After two weeks of playing in the flyweight division, the St. Louis Rams stepped back up in class Thursday night at the Edward Jones Dome. But they didn't stop at middleweight or welterweight along the way. They jumped directly into a he...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  5. Pacquiao-Algieri proof of China's growing boxing market

    Brett Forrest

    Manny Pacquiao's victory over Chris Algieri in Macau was another example of boxing's growing market in China.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  6. Roman Gonzalez defends WBC flyweight title, beats Rocky Fuentes w...

    Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua beat Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines with a technical knockout Saturday in the first defense of his WBC flyweight title.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2014
  7. Donnie Nietes retains WBO junior flyweight title

    Filipino fighter Donnie Nietes retained the WBO junior flyweight title for a fifth time after beating Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde by technical knockout in the eighth round on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2014
  8. Cuadras opponent changes at last minute

    Dan Rafael

    Junior bantamweight titlist Carlos Cuadras (30-0-1, 24 KOs), 26, of Mexico, will make his second defense on Thursday night in Washington, D.C. But instead of facing former flyweight titlist Sonny Boy Jaro of the Philippines, Cuadras will face ano...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  9. Inoue moving up to challenge Narvaez

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Japanese prodigy Naoya Inoue (7-0, 6 KOs) won a junior flyweight world title in his sixth pro fight in April and defended the title in September. Inoue, 21, is jumping up two weight classe...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  10. Gonzalez, Estrada on collision course

    Dan Rafael

    For those who have not been paying attention, this is a great time to be a fan of the flyweight division. Sure, it doesn't get much love from the major boxing TV networks in the United States, but that doesn't change the fact that there have been som...

    Blog | October 29, 2014
  11. Gonzalez's first flyweight defense on tap

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Flyweight world champion Roman Gonzalez (40-0, 34 KOs), who won an alphabet title and the lineal championship via his ninth-round knockout of Japan's Akira Yaegashi on Sept. 5 in Tokyo, is r...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  12. Notes: Viloria, Verdejo set for return

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Former flyweight and junior flyweight titleholder Brian Viloria (34-4, 20 KOs), who has won two fights in a row since losing his unified flyweight belts to Juan Francisco Estrada by decision ...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  13. MMA Power Rankings: Flyweight

    These are the flyweight power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  14. UFC 178 -- Demetrious Johnson defends flyweight title over Chris ...

    Brett Okamoto

    Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson submitted challenger Chris Cariaso via a kimura in Round 2 to defend his title at UFC 178.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2014
  15. The Weigh-in: UFC 178, Jon Jones, Wanderlei Silva, more

    The Weigh-in: Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and Demetrious Johnson break down this week's hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  16. MMA - How to bet UFC 178

    Reed Kuhn

    Reed Kuhn takes a look at UFC 178, including the flyweight title bout between champion Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso. Who are the best bets here?

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014