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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Boxing: Ivan Calderon wilts under Giovani Segura's pressure

    Dan Rafael

    Even iron will bend under enough pressure. Giovani Segura threw everything he had in his arsenal to dethrone longtime junior flyweight king Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2010
  13. Boxing: Calderon cruises past Iribe

    Dan Rafael

    Move over Miguel Cotto: You aren't the only fighter who can headline an attraction at Madison Square Garden on the eve of the Puerto Rican Day Parade, as Ivan Calderon proved.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2010
  14. Andre Ward, Mikkel Kessler stay on course for Super Six collision...

    Dan Rafael

    By disposing of Shelby Pudwill, Andre Ward can focus on Mikkel Kessler and the Super Six World Boxing Classic.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2009
  15. Kessler, Ward take tune-ups with eye on each other

    Dan Rafael

    Only one thing stands between Mikkel Kessler and his place in the Super Six World Boxing Classic: a Saturday showdown with Gusmyr Perdomo.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 10, 2009
  16. Alfredo Angulo romps past Gabriel Rosado with ease

    Dan Rafael

    No one will ever confuse Alfredo Angulo for Floyd Mayweather or Ivan Calderon, but boxing fans won't mind as long as "The Dog" keeps giving them action-packed fights.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2009