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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Gomez re-signs with Golden Boy

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight Frankie Gomez, one of Golden Boy's top prospects, re-signed with the company on Friday. It was an important move for promoter Oscar De La Hoya as Gomez is one of the few potential top fighters the company has who is not contro...

    Blog | October 04, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder WBC purse bid again delayed

    Dan Rafael

    For the second time in less than a month the WBC-mandated purse bid for the fight between Bermane Stiverne and mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder was postponed on Wednesday

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Oscar: No Stiverne-Wilder deal yet

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya's message was very clear: Don't believe everything you hear. Contrary to an announcement by the WBC, which said De La Hoya and Don King had reached an agreement for the heavyweight title bout betwee...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  9. Top Rank's Luis Carlos Abregu to fight Golden Boy's Sadam Ali on ...

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contender Luis Carlos Abregu, a Top Rank fighter, and Sadam Ali, the 2008 U.S. Olympian promoted by Golden Boy, will meet in a 10-round bout on Nov. 8 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  10. Lawsuit vs. Canelo headed to mediation

    Dan Rafael

    The big news of the week as it relates to Canelo Alvarez and Golden Boy Promotions is that they are headed back to HBO after Alvarez signed a multifight contract this week for the network to once again televise his bouts on both the regular network a...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  11. Canelo Alvarez is leaving Showtime for multifight deal with HBO

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez is leaving Showtime for multifight deal with HBO.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  12. Antonio Tarver pulls out of heavyweight fight against Johnathon B...

    Dan Rafael

    Antonio Tarver pulls out of his heavyweight fight against Johnathon Banks because of a fractured thumb.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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