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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. '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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Notes: Binkow joins Mayweather

    briancampbell

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Two weeks after Bruce Binkow left his position as chief operating officer of Golden Boy Promotions, one of several employees who either quit or were fired last month as part of a housecleaning follow...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Canelo-Lara on big screen

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are coming to a movie theater near you. Golden Boy Promotions and Fathom Events announced on Monday that the 155-pound nontitle showdown between former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) a...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  11. Another Golden Boy exit

    Dan Rafael

    The shakeup at Golden Boy Promotions continues. Bruce Binkow, the chief operating officer and chief marketing officer, has also left the company. His last day was Friday. Whether he was fired or resigned, well, nobody is saying. Binkow, who has...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  12. Chad Dawson back vs. George Blades after 1-year layoff

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson, whose slide from the top came fast and furious in back-to-back one-sided knockout losses, will return following a year layoff.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  13. Porter-Brook headed to Aug. 9

    Dan Rafael

    Despite Richard Schaefer's resignation as Golden Boy Promotions CEO last week those at the company say it's business as usual. There are fights to arrange and cards to promote. President Oscar De La Hoya, fresh off his Sunday induction into the In...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  14. De La Hoya's statement on GB shakeup

    Dan Rafael

    Two days after Richard Schaefer resigned as the only chief executive in Golden Boy Promotions history, company co-founder, president and majority shareholder Oscar De La Hoya finally released a statement. One can only assume he was talking about S...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  15. Oscar De La Hoya honored to be in the Hall of Fame

    Dan Rafael

    Much of Oscar De La Hoya's time recently has been consumed by the internal strife at his company, Golden Boy Promotions, which saw chief executive Richard Schaefer resign this week after a protracted battle with De La Hoya over various issues related...

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  16. Oscar De La Hoya vs. Felix Trinidad revisited

    Eric Raskin

    Controversy and cash are the twin engines that power boxing rematches, and Felix Trinidad vs. Oscar De La Hoya produced bundles of both. When they exited the Mandalay Bay ring Sept. 18, 1999, with confetti clinging to their sweaty shoulders, Trinidad...

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014