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  1. Thurman, Matthysse doubleheader

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer likes for his fight cards to have a theme. For example, Saturday night's Showtime PPV card, headlined by an expected brawl between Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo, is called "Toe T...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  2. Scorecard: Bernard Hopkins adds another upset of a young gun

    Dan Rafael

    Bernard Hopkins says he's only joking that he'll fight until he's 50, but on Saturday the 48-year-old showed that he can not only still beat the best but even look good doing it.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  3. Keith Thurman dominates Jan Zaveck in 12 rounds

    Dan Rafael

    Keith Thurman didn't get the KO he is accustomed to, but dominated all 12 rounds on Saturday night to get a unanimous decision win over Jan Zaveck.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2013
  4. Hopkins and Cloud make weight

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud both made weight Friday and so we're a step closer to seeing if Hopkins, who turned 48 on Jan. 15, can still be considered the ageless wonder of pugilism, or if that cruel predator Father Time has finally gotten his ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  5. Thurman-Zaveck: youth vs. wisdom

    Dan Rafael

    The fight between welterweight prospect Keith Thurman and former titleholder Jan Zaveck is the epitome of a crossroads fight. They meet in the co-feature of the Tavoris Cloud-Bernard Hopkins light heavyweight title fight Saturday night (HBO, 9:30 ET/...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  6. Keith 'One Time' Thurman opening eyes

    Michael Woods

    I was talking to a boxing manager the other day and he was telling me he doesn't care for the attitudes of many of the boxers today. When he hears a kid he is contemplating signing say, "Skills pay the bills," he said, he's inclined to put away the p...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  7. Andre Berto fires trainer

    Dan Rafael

    The alarming thing about seeing former two-time welterweight titlist Andre Berto losing two of his last three fights - to Robert Guerrero and Victor Ortiz -- was his inability to adjust to his opponents in those defeats, not to mention the disarray i...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  8. Salgado-Mendez II gets TV slot

    Dan Rafael

    A few updates on some upcoming fights: • American fans will have a chance to see the rematch between junior lightweight titlist Juan Carlos Salgado (26-1-1, 16 KOs) and Argenis Mendez (20-2, 10 KOs). HBO bought the rights to the March 9...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  9. Thurman-Zaveck eliminator nearly set

    Dan Rafael

    Power punching prospect Keith Thurman, the Al Haymon-managed HBO darling, is one win away from fighting for a world title despite an awfully thin resume. Thurman, who makes exciting fights but has been matched very, very cautiously by Haymon and G...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  10. Arreola-Stiverne finds new home

    Dan Rafael

    The heavyweight title elimination bout between Cristobal Arreola and Bermane Stiverne is on the move again. A network source told me the fight is now headed from March 2 to March 9 to be part of a split-site HBO telecast that will be headlined by...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  11. More names into the mix for Malignaggi

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi's adviser, Anthony Catanzaro, offered a few more possibilities for his guy, for his next bout, which all assume will take place at the still-being-built Barclays Center in Brooklyn. "There are several interesting fights out there f...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  12. Andre Berto back in business, wins another belt

    Dan Rafael

    Andre Berto was able to bounce back from the very difficult loss against Victor Ortiz in April to beat Jan Zaveck and claim another welterweight title

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2011
  13. Andre Berto rebounds from loss to stop Jan Zaveck in fifth round

    Andre Berto rebounded to win another 147-pound belt when he stopped Jan Zaveck in the fifth round at the Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino in Biloxi, Miss., on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2011
  14. Andre Berto reboots against Jan Zaveck

    Dan Rafael

    Andre Berto's first professional defeat -- an April decision loss to Victor Ortiz -- left him beltless and dejected.Saturday, Jan Zaveck offers Berto the first step on his road to redemption.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  15. Rafael Marquez back for more at junior featherweight

    Dan Rafael

    The 126-pound division didn't treat Rafael Marquez particularly well, so the former junior featherweight (and bantamweight) champ is back at 122 to make another run at a title, against Toshiaki Nishioka.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  16. Andre Berto makes return to ring vs. Jan Zaveck on Sept. 3

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titlist Andre Berto, who suffered his first defeat on April 16, will return to challenge titleholder Jan Zaveck of Slovenia on Sept. 3 in an HBO main event, Berto promoter Lou DiBella told ESPN.com on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011