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  1. Ring-card girl rumble (the winners)

    Michael Woods

    The lady who might be the biggest boxing fan of the bunch, alas, missed the cut Tuesday at Mendez Boxing Gym in NYC. Model Jasmina Dzurlic tells me that she's a tremendous Canelo Alvarez fan, and has worked out at a boxing gym in the Bronx for six ye...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  2. Mayweather-Alvarez bigger in Mexico

    Salvador Rodriguez

    MEXICO CITY -- It has been 21 years since the epic battle between Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and Hector Camacho, but if memory serves, it's the only thing here that can compare to the current phenomenon of Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez. Just as it ...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  3. Camacho Jr. is heavy for upstate fight

    Michael Woods

    Hector Camacho Jr. can, like his late father, stir up bad buzz, as he did Wednesday, when he came in 10 pounds over the contracted weight for his match against Lee Murtagh this evening in Rochester, N.Y. The son of the late legend, who turns 35 in...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  4. Scott: 'I will beat Mr. Chisora'

    Dan Rafael

    On July 6 in England, American heavyweight contender and two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson knocked out British hopeful David Price -- for the second time -- in the fifth round. Two weeks later another American heavyweight, Malik Scott,...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  5. Cotto-Margarito defines rivalry

    Dan Rafael

    One of the best national rivalries in boxing, of course, is Mexico versus Puerto Rico. Many trace the birth of the rivalry to a 1934 bantamweight championship bout in which Puerto Rico's Sixto Escobar became the first world champion from the Caribbea...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  6. Nigel Collins' top 10 Mexico-Puerto Rico rivalry fights

    Nigel Collins

    Nigel Collins selects the most important and entertaining battles from boxing's best national rivalry: Mexico versus Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  7. Hector Camacho Jr. fight on April 20 a fundraiser against firearm...

    One dollar from each ticket sold to Hector Camacho Jr.'s next fight will be donated to a foundation that will serve to honor the memory of his father.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  8. Camacho-Salita 'no mas'

    Dan Rafael

    When junior welterweight titlist Danny Garcia suffered a rib injury and had to postpone his Feb. 9 defense against former titlist Zab Judah until April 27 (Showtime) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer said ...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  9. Two Puerto Ricans cleared in Hector 'Macho' Camacho's death

    Puerto Rico police say forensic evidence has cleared two men suspected in the killing of popular boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  10. Camacho Jr. fighting for Camacho Sr.

    Michael Woods

    One of the fights set to unfold at the Barclays Center on Feb. 9 that I am most eager to see is the Hector Camacho Jr.-Dmitriy Salita bout. Not because there is a title on the line, or even because I expect a particularly stellar tussle. No, I am eag...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  11. Peter Quillin's title defense vs. Fernando Guerrero finalized

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin's first title defense, which will be against Fernando Guerrero on Feb. 9, was made official on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  12. Remaining 2012 boxing awards

    Dan Rafael

    Yes, 2012 is in the books, but beyond last week's daily annual awards for fighter, knockout, round, prospect and fight of the year, I handed out some additional hardware on Wednesday. And now, here is Part 2: Most important business development: T...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  13. Salita-Camacho at Barclays Center

    Dan Rafael

    It's not the biggest fight in the world but it harkens back to the neighborhood battles of years past in New York -- Dmitriy Salita, the orthodox Jew from Ukraine living in New York, against Puerto Rico's Hector Camacho Jr., whose late father Hector ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  14. The NYFightBlog 2012 Boxer of the Year

    Michael Woods

    Boxing in New York picked up the pace in 2012. The new series at the Barclays Center took off, and the debut in October was a success. Having a focal point is an immense boost to the local scene, as young fighters can know that they have a stage read...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  15. Salita has sparred with Camacho Jr.

    Michael Woods

    Hector Camacho Jr. has signed the contract to fight Dmitriy Salita, at 152 pounds or less, at the Barclays Center on Feb. 9 during the second Golden Boy card at the new building. Salita offered NYFightBlog his recollections on his previous interac...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  16. Salita signs to fight Camacho

    Michael Woods

    The Barclays Center-Golden Boy card for February 9 is coming to together. Dmitriy Salita informs NYFightblog that he signed a contract to fight Hector Camacho Jr. underneath the Danny Garcia-Zab Judah main event. A flashy win for either man c...

    Blog | December 24, 2012