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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Caballero going on road for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Bantamweight Randy Caballero is headed overseas again, this time in an effort to win a vacant world title. Caballero will face former titleholder Stuart Hall of England for the belt recently vacated by Paul Butler. But instead of fighting in his ...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  10. '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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. World title tripleheader Aug. 16

    Dan Rafael

    The StubHub Center in Carson, California, which has become one of boxing's great venues, will host a world title tripleheader on Aug. 16. Although Showtime will televise the event, neither the network nor the promoter, Golden Boy, has made an officia...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  14. Quillin-Korobov mandatory ordered

    Dan Rafael

    Last month, there was a rare Top Rank versus Golden Boy fight when Vasyl Lomachenko (TR) routed Gary Russell Jr. (GBP) to win a vacant featherweight world title. It was a fight that happened because of a purse bid, not a negotiation between the compa...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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