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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. Quillin gets extension to sign for Korobov

    Dan Rafael

    On Monday, I wrote a blog post detailing what was going on with regard to the delay in getting the mandatory fight between middleweight titleholder "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov signed. Roc Nation Sports, the new boxing promotiona...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  6. 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
  7. R. Rios, Orozco in action Oct. 9

    Dan Rafael

    Ronny Rios, Antonio Orozco and Diego De La Hoya, three of Golden Boy's up-and-coming fighters, will all be in action on an Oct. 9 card announced Wednesday. Rios (23-0, 10 KOs), a featherweight contender, will be fighting at junior lightweight in t...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Roc Nation Sports wins Kid Chocolate Quillin-Matt Korobov purse b...

    Dan Rafael

    Roc Nation Sports won a purse bid on Monday to secure the promotional rights to a mandatory fight between middleweight titleholder "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov, even though it does not promote either fighter.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Adrien Broner, Lucas Matthysse, Andre Berto to fight on Sept. 6 c...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contenders Adrien Broner and Lucas Matthysse will both return to the ring on the same card, just not against each other.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Visa issues cancel Ivan Morales' fight

    Dan Rafael

    Up-and-coming bantamweight Ivan Morales, younger brother of Mexican legend Erik Morales, had his fight against countryman Sergio Frias (15-3-2, 8 KOs) scheduled for Friday night's "Golden Boy Live" co-feature (Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes, 11 ET) cancel...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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