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  1. 'Bomba' gets assist from Calderon

    Dan Rafael

    Many young Puerto Rican fighters look up to former two-division champion Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon, who won titles at strawweight and junior flyweight and was one of the most dominant fighters in the smaller weight classes during his 2001 to 2012 care...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  2. Lopez says rivalry has boosted his career

    Carlos Narvaez

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Former two-division titlist Juan Manuel Lopez, like many others, has his opinions about boxing's Mexico-Puerto Rico rivalry -- including that it has been extremely favorable to his career. Nearly half of Lopez's 35 profess...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Giovani Segura's return set

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior flyweight champ Giovani Segura is as crowd-pleasing as any fighter in the business. He's a punisher and a one-punch knockout artist who fights with one purpose: the physical destruction of his opponent. His biggest wins came against ...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  5. Ivan 'Iron Boy' Calderon announces retirement at 37

    Dan Rafael

    Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon, who won world titles in two weight classes and went years without being seriously challenged as one of the best pure boxers of his generation, announced his retirement on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  6. Ivan Calderon comes up short in what could be final fight

    Dan Rafael

    Future Hall of Famer and former two-division champ Ivan Calderon showed with Saturday's loss that the end is near, while former titlist Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. proposed that he may be on his way back up.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  7. Vazquez, Calderon both return

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior featherweight titlist Wilfredo Vazquez was supposed to face former champ Rafael Marquez in his next fight, but Marquez again withdrew because of an injury. Marquez withdrew from the fight when it was scheduled for Aug. 4 and from th...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  8. Feds find $4M worth of cocaine at house owned by Ivan Calderon

    Federal agents in Puerto Rico have seized more than $4 million worth cocaine from a house owned by pro boxer Ivan Calderon.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  9. Ivan Calderon struggled to get a split decision victory

    Dan Rafael

    Older, a few steps slower and a whole lot easier to hit these days, Ivan Calderon is a shadow of himself -- even when he does just enough to win, like on Saturday

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  10. Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito II tension is already high

    Dan Rafael

    Miguel Cotto's beating in their first fight and Antonio Margarito's ensuing hand-wrap scandal are the focal points during the buildup to their Dec. 3 rematch, which has fueled a hotcake-like ticket-selling spree.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  11. Giovani Segura comes back for seconds in rematch with Ivan Calder...

    Dan Rafael

    Giovani Segura pulled a shocker last August by relieving Ivan Calderon of his world junior flyweight title. But on Saturday, Segura proved the first win was no fluke -- and likely lifted Iron Boy's aura for good.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  12. Giovani Segura looking to repeat; Ivan Calderon wants redemption ...

    Dan Rafael

    Ivan Calderon is out for revenge. He'll have to invade the unfriendly confines of Mexicali, Mexico, and foil a determined opponent in Giovani Segura to get it.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2011
  13. Ivan Calderon: 'I always fight as if I were the challenger'

    Diego Morilla

    The stage is set for another masterful boxing performance by a pure boxer like Ivan Calderon against a hard-charging brawler in Giovani Segura.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  14. Giovani Segura expects more of same in Ivan Calderon rematch

    Diego Morilla

    After shocking Ivan Calderon in their first fight, Giovani Segura doesn't see any use in pulling his punches in Saturday's junior flyweight rematch. Segura is coming out swinging.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  15. Giovani Segura-Ivan Calderon II set for April 2 in Mexico

    Dan Rafael

    Junior flyweight champion Giovani Segura and Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon, who waged one of the most intense and action-packed fights of 2010, will meet again April 2 in Campeche, Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  16. Humberto Soto, Urbano Antillon provided 36 minutes of action

    Dan Rafael

    Fight fans would have been satisfied with one round of grueling action between Humberto Soto and Urbano Antillon. The plucky pugs gave us 12 instead.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2010