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  1. GBP to celebrate Hopkins' 50th birthday

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Golden Boy Promotions will celebrate the 50th birthday of company partner and future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins with a card at the 2300 Arena in his hometown of Philadelphia on Jan. 20 (Fo...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  2. Herrera has experience on his side

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Although Mauricio Herrera came up short in his bid to claim the junior welterweight world title when he lost a close and highly controversial majority decision to Danny Garcia in March, the fight was still a positive for his career. "...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  3. Notes: Trial over Canelo's contract delayed

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The ongoing litigation over Canelo Alvarez's promotional contract between Golden Boy Promotions and All-Star Boxing was scheduled to go to trial next week in Dade County circuit court in Flo...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  4. Juarez-Castellanos set for Jan. 26

    Dan Rafael

    Rocky Juarez, who has won two fights in a row following a six-fight losing streak, and Robinson Castellanos, coming off a big upset of Ronny Rios, will meet in a featherweight bout on Jan. 26, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Thursday. The fight...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  5. Abner Mares, Jermall Charlo added to December card in Las Vegas

    Dan Rafael

    Bouts involving former three-division titleholder Abner Mares and junior middleweight contender Jermall Charlo have been added to Showtime's Dec. 13 boxing card.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2014
  6. Notes: Future bright for Sadam Ali

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN.com he hopes to bring welterweight Sadam Ali (21-0, 13 KOs) back in early 2015 following his impressive ninth-round knockout of Luis...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  7. Oscar: 'Time is now' for Mares-Santa Cruz

    Dan Rafael

    If Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya has his way -- and he sounded awfully confident -- fight fans will be treated to a featherweight showdown in 2015 between Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz, which could be one of the most fan-friendly ...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  8. Devon Alexander, Amir Khan to fight in 12-round bout Dec. 13

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contenders Devon Alexander and Amir Khan will collide in 12-round bout Dec. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight, in the works for a few weeks, was announced by Golden Boy Promotions on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2014
  9. BHop-Kovalev undercard unveiled

    Dan Rafael

    Main Events and Golden Boy Promotions on Friday announced the full undercard that will support the Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev light heavyweight unification bout and the welterweight co-feature between Sadam Ali and Luis Carlos Abregu on Nov. 8 (H...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  10. Delicate balancing act for Oscar De La Hoya

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya is putting his money where his mouth is. For the past several months, since assuming day-to-day control of the company in the wake of the resignation of CEO Richard Schaefer in June, De La Hoya has preached non...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  11. In search of title, Caballero hits the road

    Dan Rafael

    Randy Caballero earned his shot at a world title by going overseas and he'll also have to win it overseas. Caballero (21-0, 13 KOs) will challenge England's Stuart Hall (16-3-2, 7 KOs) for a vacant bantamweight world title at the Salle des etoiles...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  12. Stiverne-Wilder deal getting closer

    Dan Rafael

    The long slog to make the mandatory fight between heavyweight titleholder Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder is inching closer to the finish line. One of the open issues in making the fight was for Stiverne to come to an agreement with his promot...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  13. Major shareholders cut ties to Golden Boy Promotions

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president and co-founder Oscar De La Hoya has bought out the two largest shareholders in the company besides him, at their request.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  14. Canelo Alvarez sidelined about six weeks with left ankle injury

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez will be sidelined for about six weeks due to a persistent left ankle injury, Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  15. Big opportunity for Abregu, Ali

    Dan Rafael

    The peace accord between Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank has quickly yielded its first fruit -- the first non-purse bid fight the companies have done together since 2011: an interesting welterweight match between 2008 U.S. Olympian Sadam Ali, stil...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  16. Oscar opens up about Canelo deal

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya said the main reason Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez opted to return to HBO when he signed an exclusive multifight agreement with the network last week -- and dumped Showtime, his TV home for t...

    Blog | September 29, 2014