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  1. MMA - Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson among top 10 challenge...

    T.R. Foley

    T.R. Foley ranks the top 10 challengers -- including light heavyweights, middleweights and heavyweights -- who could unseat current light heavyweight champ and MMA golden boy Jon Jones. Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson rank as the toughest tests.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  2. Blog 33

    Don Steinberg

    Saturday, 11 p.m. ET -- Top Rank 1, Golden Boy, 0 Marco Antonio Rubio surged late to take a split decision over Enrique Ornelas. That's one win for Top Rank over Golden Boy guys in their direct match-ups. Not that anyone is counting. Steven Luev...

    Blog | Conversation | October 18, 2008
  3. Blog 3

    Don Steinberg

    Thursday, 1:30 ET -- What rivalry? Not all fights on the undercard are created to fuel a rivalry. Richard Schaefer, Golden Boy's CEO, says Marco Antonio Rubio-Enrique Ornelas is a mandatory fight for a crack at a title, while Steven Luevano-Billy D...

    Blog | Conversation | October 16, 2008
  4. Blog 2

    Don Steinberg

    Thursday, noon ET -- Golden Boy vs. Top Rank "Unstoppable's undercard is coming together: The lords of boxing are planning eight fights before Kelly Pavlik and Bernard Hopkins get ready to rumble (tm) on Saturday night. Golden Boy and Top rank are ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 16, 2008
  5. How can we be excited about Pavlik-Hopkins?

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts... • One of the quotes Top Rank's Bob Arum gave me after he came to terms with Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer for a Kelly Pavlik-Bernard Hopkins fight on Thursday was, "Kelly isn't thrilled with the fight." T...

    Blog | Conversation | July 18, 2008
  6. De La Hoya sweepstakes kick off

    Dan Rafael

    The most immediate fallout from Floyd Mayweather's sudden retirement on Friday involves Oscar De La Hoya. The Golden Boy was supposed to fight him in a Sept. 20 rematch, but now that's out and De La Hoya is scrambling for a new opponent. Golden Boy ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2008
  7. 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 stadium w...

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2008
  8. Blog 28

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Saturday, 10:20 a.m. ET -- De La Hoya's future Oscar De La Hoya has stated unequivocally that this is his final year as a professional fighter. Of course, the Golden Boy has a habit of making categorical statements before ("I want to retire at the...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2008
  9. Future shines bright for Golden Boy

    Dan Rafael

    While Floyd Mayweather continues to overlook Miguel Cotto, Oscar De La Hoya is strongly considering a farewell bout with the Puerto Rican bomber.

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2008
  10. Blog 14

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 11:20 a.m. ET -- The original Golden Boy Oscar De La Hoya is the Golden Boy, but he isn't the first to carry the moniker. Before him, there was Art Aragon, a lightweight who fought primarily in Los Angeles during the 1930s and 1940s, wor...

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  11. Blog 9

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 7:35 p.m. ET -- Hopkins praises De La Hoya Bernard Hopkins, president of Golden Boy Promotions East, had some strong compliments for his business partner at the press conference on Wednesday: "It's going to be very, very detoxing for a l...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2008
  12. Blog 17

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Wednesday, 9:20 p.m. ET -- Eh, what's the difference? Lots of efforts from Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy to beat the drum for the whole UK-USA rivalry aspect of Saturday's fight. "It is England versus the US," he said. "It's a rematch of Floyd Ma...

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2008
  13. When promoters attack

    Dan Rafael

    Instead of promoting fights, Gary Shaw and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer should consider stepping between the ropes to do battle. Outside the ring, they're engaging in boxing's version of "When Promoters Attack." First a little backgro...

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2008
  14. Oscar the talk of the table

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Although Oscar De La Hoya is here to promote Saturday night's eagerly anticipated fight between welterweight titleholder Miguel Cotto and former champion Shane Mosley, the Golden Boy can't avoid questions about his own ring career. It wa...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2007
  15. Could De La Hoya fight Pacquiao?

    Dan Rafael

    Larry Merchant and I we were discussing the state of the game the other day, just as we do regularly. One of the questions we were mulling over was about Oscar De La Hoya. De La Hoya is supposed to return to action May 3 and he says he's coming back...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2007
  16. Chat with Dan Rafael

    Welcome to The Show! On Saturday, ESPN.com's boxing writer Dan Rafael will log on for a special Rafael After Dark chat. Saturday night in Sacramento, Calif., HBO hosts the Golden Boy World Cup, when Mexico and Philippines square off in a best-of-...

    Chat | August 09, 2007