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  1. Notes: Crawford to defend title

    Dan Rafael

    Caught up with Top Rank promoter Bob Arum on Tuesday and here a couple of interesting tidbits: • Lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford's second defense is penciled in for Nov. 29 (HBO) at the CenturyLink Center in his hometown of Oma...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. Carl Froch, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. discussing Jan. 24 fight

    Dan Rafael

    A fight between super middleweight titlist Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is back in discussions, but rather than the fall, as originally intended, the new target date is Jan. 24 as an HBO PPV headliner in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  3. Golovkin, HBO extend exclusive deal

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin took care of business inside the ring when he knocked out Daniel Geale in the third round of a dominant performance to retain his title for the 11th time (and score his 17th consecutive stoppage) on S...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  4. Gennady Golovkin faces his toughest test against Daniel Geale

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin had big plans this summer. He hoped to face super middleweight star Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the main event of an HBO PPV card that was being put together for July 19 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. ...

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  5. Golovkin, Geale faced each other in 2001

    Dan Rafael

    When middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin and former titleholder Daniel Geale square off on Saturday night (HBO, 9:30 ET/PT) at New York's Madison Square Garden, it will not be the first time they have duked it out. Back in 2001, at the amateur E...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  6. Fury-Chisora II will be televised in the U.S.

    Dan Rafael

    HBO, Showtime and ESPN all could have had the fight and didn't pick it up. It's a fight that would have been right in the Epix wheelhouse, but that network is now out of the boxing business. Thank goodness for AWE (formerly WealthTV), which has be...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  7. Guillermo Rigondeaux to show his style can also be entertaining

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is as dominant as any fighter in boxing, but for all his talent he has provided precious little entertainment, which is why he is essentially banned from HBO. The network, which works closely with hi...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  8. Crawford-Gamboa ratings a hit

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford's exciting ninth-round knockout of Yuriorkis Gamboa in his first defense on Saturday night was a fight of the year candidate. It was also the second-most viewed fight of the year so far on American television,...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  9. GGG deep in training for Geale

    Dan Rafael

    With a month to go before the fight, middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin is deep in training for his defense against former titleholder Daniel Geale on July 26 (HBO) at Madison Square Garden in New York. Golovkin, from Kazakhstan, has been in t...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  10. Miguel Cotto-Sergio Martinez promotors say pay-per-views subpar

    Dan Rafael

    Miguel Cotto's 10th-round knockout of Sergio Martinez to win the world middleweight championship on June 7 in New York was a historic performance, just one seen by far fewer people than the promoters and HBO anticipated.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  11. Algieri-Provodnikov a ratings hit

    Dan Rafael

    Chris Algieri's stirring and controversial split-decision victory against Ruslan Provodnikov on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, drew a strong audience, perhaps making it more likely we will see a rematch later this year. ...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  12. Rose confident of upsetting Andrade

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight Brian Rose of England will be looking for the upset when he challenges titleholder Demetrius Andrade on Saturday night (HBO, 10 ET/PT) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight, the co-feature of the card headline...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  13. News & notes: Rios, Glazkov, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • The Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves welterweight fight on Aug. 2 (HBO) now has a site: The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. • Former super middleweight titleholder Robert Stieglitz (46-4, 26 KOs) ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  14. Martinez simmers over slights

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is a proud man, so it took a lot for him to swallow a bit of pride and be dictated to by Miguel Cotto when it came time to make a deal for their showdown on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at Madison S...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  15. Celebrities, fighters pick Cotto-Martinez

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- There is plenty of opinion on who will win the fight between middleweight champ Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at Madison Square Garden. How about some celebrity and athlete picks? Mike Tyson: "...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  16. Kovalev-Caparello in the works

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev's return, which is ticketed for Aug. 2 at the Revel casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as part of an HBO-televised split-site tripleheader, probably will come against Australia's Blake Caparello. Russia's...

    Blog | June 03, 2014