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  1. 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
  2. Floyd Mayweather Jr. to earn a record-tying guarantee of $32 mill...

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr., the highest-paid athlete in the world last year with earnings of $85 million according to Forbes magazine, is well on his way to the top spot for this year.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  3. Scorecard: John Molina Jr. bounces back with knockout of Dannie W...

    Dan Rafael

    John Molina Jr. was the last man standing in Friday's desperation match of heavy-handed punchers, as he poleaxed Dannie Williams for a fourth-round knockout.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  4. J. Perez-Forbes set for Jan. 12

    Dan Rafael

    Two weeks ago, Golden Boy Promotions and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced a deal under which Golden Boy would bring at least four boxing events per year -- for an undisclosed number of years -- to the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. On Saturd...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  5. Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops Forbes list of money makers

    The world's highest-paid athlete is in jail. The guy in second place just lost a title fight, and the man who held the distinction for a decade is now third.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  6. Jessie Vargas to face new foe in former junior lightweight titlis...

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight prospect and Floyd Mayweather Jr. protege Jessie Vargas got a new opponent on Thursday -- former junior lightweight titlist Steve Forbes.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  7. Berto banking on win over Forbes to help land bigger paydays

    Dan Rafael

    Andre Berto understands he's a work in progess. Still, he's anxious to silence is critics -- and earn the big paydays. A win over Steve Forbes on Saturday would do both.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2008
  8. Golden Boy undercards lack shine

    Dan Rafael

    • Having Oscar De La Hoya back in the ring instead of in a business suit (and on HBO instead of pay-per-view) last week for his fight against Steve Forbes in front of a sold-out crowd of 27,000 at the Home Depot's gorgeous soccer stad...

    Blog | May 07, 2008
  9. Escobedo hoping to follow in the footsteps of boxing's Golden Boy...

    Robert Morales

    One night before Oscar De La Hoya, boxing's biggest draw, was securing a megabucks rematch with Floyd Mayweather, up-and-comer Vicente Escobedo was grinding out a win over Roberto Arrieta.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2008
  10. De La Hoya dominates Forbes, match with Mayweather ahead

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya gave his Southern California fans something to cheer about by outboxing Steve Forbes over 12 rounds on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2008
  11. Snapping the pieces of the De La Hoya puzzle into place

    Eric Raskin

    Boxing fans prefer when Oscar De La Hoya does his talking with his fists and not with his mouth. Eric Raskin tries to decipher the Golden Boy's diatribe.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2008
  12. Boxing fans will miss De La Hoya when he's gone

    Kieran Mulvaney

    ... two to go. Oscar De La Hoya continued his march toward a rematch with Floyd Mayweather and, ultimately, a last-hoorah fight in December, by outboxing Steve Forbes on Saturday. But is boxing ready to let go of the Golden Boy?

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2008
  13. Offensive Oscar dominates Forbes in unanimous decision

    Oscar De La Hoya pounded out a unanimous 12-round decision Saturday night over Steve Forbes to set up a lucrative rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  14. Blog 30

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 4 p.m. ET -- It's not PPV. It's HBO. The Oscar De La Hoya-Steve Forbes bout marks the third consecutive major card that has been on "free" HBO, rather than pay-per-view, following the Bernard Hopkins-Joe Calzaghe clash two weeks ago and th...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  15. Blog 27

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 10 a.m. ET -- Fight morning It's the morning of the big Oscar De La Hoya-Steve Forbes fight in Carson, Calif. Can Forbes somehow pull off the unexpected and shock De La Hoya? If he could do so, the consequences for boxing in the near term...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  16. Blog 25

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Friday, 4 p.m. ET -- Weigh-in Outside in the beautiful Los Angeles sunshine, Oscar De La Hoya and Steve Forbes stepped on the scales in Pershing Square in front of an excited crowd of lunchtime onlookers, many of whom spent much of their time heckl...

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2008