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  1. Oscar, Arum inch closer to doing business

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- When Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya paid a visit a couple of months ago to the Los Angeles home of Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, it was to put the years of animosity behind them, not to talk any specific business. Aft...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  2. Santa Cruz, fans deserve bigger fight

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz is one of the most fan-friendly fighters in boxing. He throws tons of punches and usually has a smile on his face inside an d outside the ring. The former bantamweight titleholder -- he va...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  3. Is Jacobs-Quillin on horizon?

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya defended Peter Quillin's decision Thursday to dump his middleweight belt and turn down a career-high payday of more than $1.4 million to face mandatory challenger Matt Korobov on Nov. 1. "Peter Quil...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. Canelo Alvarez, former unified junior middleweight titleholder, t...

    Dan Rafael

    Former unified junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez, the 24-year-old Mexican star, will next fight on Dec. 6, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN.com on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  5. Canelo headed back to HBO?

    Dan Rafael

    In late 2013, when Richard Schaefer still ran Golden Boy Promotions, he and Canelo Alvarez announced that Alvarez would fight three times on Showtime PPV this year: March 8, July 26 and Nov. 22. Indeed, Alvarez knocked out Alfredo Angulo on March ...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  6. Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev bout set for Nov. 8 in Atlantic Ci...

    Dan Rafael

    Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev will take place Nov. 8 (HBO) at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, co-promoters Main Events and Golden Boy Promotions announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  7. De La Hoya eyes Garcia-Peterson

    Dan Rafael

    Like most boxing fans, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya would have preferred to see junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia facing titleholder Lamont Peterson in the main event of last Saturday's Showtime card at the Barclays Center...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  8. Ali, Browne on Garcia-Salka undercard

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions on Thursday announced the undercard for the Aug. 9 card it is putting on at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Showtime will televise the top three bouts: a nontitle welterweight fight between junior welterweight cham...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  9. At least Garcia-Salka isn't for a world title

    Dan Rafael

    In late June, when Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime announced their Aug. 9 card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, it was supposed to include three world title bouts -- all of dubious distinction -- but now it's down to two. In the ma...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  10. Oscar De La Hoya is fighting back

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Retired from the ring or not, Oscar De La Hoya will always be a fighter at heart. He won a 1992 Olympic gold medal -- hence the famous "Golden Boy" nickname -- 10 world titles in a then-record six weight divisions, earned some $300 mil...

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  11. Broner, Matthysse due back on Sept. 6 card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contenders Adrien Broner and Lucas Matthysse are both penciled in for Sept. 6 returns on Showtime, although not against each other. Golden Boy Promotions is working on putting together a tripleheader for the show, which Broner ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  12. '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
  13. Shawn Porter to face Kell Brook in welterweight title fight on Au...

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Shawn Porter will make his second defense when he faces mandatory challenger Kell Brook on Aug. 16, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  14. GBP-Top Rank peace could benefit Mares

    Dan Rafael

    If there is one fighter in the Golden Boy Promotions stable who might benefit the most from the newfound peace between Golden Boy's Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank's Bob Arum, it is clearly former three-division titleholder Abner Mares. De La Hoya a...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  15. Golden Boy shakeup continues

    Dan Rafael

    If there was ever a doubt that Oscar De La Hoya has taken full control of Golden Boy Promotions in the wake of the resignation of Richard Schaefer as CEO and the exit of chief operating offer and chief marketing officer Bruce Binkow last month, it wa...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  16. Golden Boy files $50M arbitration against former CEO Richard Scha...

    Dan Rafael

    Lest anyone think that Richard Schaefer would simply walks away from Golden Boy Promotions without any blowback from president, co-founder and former friend Oscar De La Hoya, think again.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014