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  1. Carlos Molina in limbo but training

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina is out of jail and in his native Mexico training while his team -- which now includes adviser Al Haymon, with whom he recently signed -- tries to sort out his immigration issues. Molina was due to defend h...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Injured Samir off Friday's card

    Dan Rafael

    When super middleweight Bastie Samir turned pro after representing Ghana in the 2008 Olympics he looked like a serious prospect. But then came some layoffs, immigration issues and a 2011 draw against a low-level opponent. Samir's stock dropped aft...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Attorney works to free Carlos Molina from Vegas jail

    An attorney for junior middleweight titleholder Carlos Molina has told a judge in Las Vegas that attorneys hope to get a Wisconsin warrant withdrawn and then get immigration proceedings resolved so Molina can be freed from jail.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  4. Junior middleweight Carlos Molina remains jailed, title defense c...

    Dan Rafael

    Carlos Molina remained jailed at the Clark County Detention Center on Friday over immigration issues and his defense against Jermall Charlo was canceled.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  5. Junior middleweight champion Carlos Molina jailed ahead of bout

    Dan Rafael

    A scheduled fight this weekend between IBF light middleweight champion Carlos Molina and challenger Jermall Charlo appeared to be in jeopardy Thursday, with Molina jailed in Las Vegas on a federal immigration hold and an arrest warrant from Wisconsin.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  6. Mike Tyson barred from entering Britain, scraps London promotiona...

    Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has scrapped promotional appearances in London because previous convictions bar him from entering Britain.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  7. Alfredo Angulo gets back in the ring after immigration issues

    Dan Rafael

    After spending seven months in an immigration detention center, Alfredo Angulo is ready to return to the ring and reclaim his place as one of the most exciting fighters in boxing.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  8. New Zealand bars Mike Tyson as tour debacle looms

    In a reversal, New Zealand authorities on Wednesday barred Mike Tyson from entering the country whose indigenous Maori people Tyson says inspired his facial tattoo.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  9. New Zealand awards Mike Tyson visa despite criminal convictions

    Immigration officials have decided to award former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson a visa to enter New Zealand despite his criminal convictions.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  10. Alfredo Angulo joins Golden Boy, set to fight August 20

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight Alfredo "Perro" Angulo, idle for 13 months while mired in promotional problems and unable to fight in the U.S. because of immigration issues, has a new promoter and a date to fight after signing with Golden Boy Promotions on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  11. World Boxing Council: No Mexican fighters in Arizona

    The Mexico-based WBC will not schedule Mexican fighters for bouts in Arizona to protest what it called the state's "shameful, inhuman and discriminatory" immigration law.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2010
  12. Berbick deported for second time in five years

    Former heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick has been deported for the second time in five years.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2002
  13. Tyson-Izon fight will definitely be in June

    NEW YORK – Chances are good that Mike Tyson will fight David Izon in Sydney, Australia, in June. "We're just waiting to know if immigration and a few points on the promotional contract can be worked out," Shelly Finkel, Tyson's adviser, sai...

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2001
  14. Gomez leaves Germany to avoid tax charges

    MIAMI – A Cuban world champion boxer reportedly seeking to evade German tax authorities is in Florida and probably will be allowed to remain in the United States, immigration officials said Tuesday. Juan Carlos Gomez, the unbeaten WBC cruise...

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2001
  15. Tyson enters England amid controversy

    LONDON -- Mike Tyson won his second fight in England before stepping even inside the ring for his European debut Jan. 29 against Julius Francis. He beat immigration authorities last week after they threatened to bar him from the country because ...

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2000
  16. Canada won't deport Berbick

    MONTREAL -- Former heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick received permission Friday to stay in Canada for five years after immigration authorities tried to deport him. The Immigration and Refugee Board said he did not pose a danger despite crimina...

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 1999