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  1. Haymon signs Sampson Boxing trio

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz, whose Sampson Boxing promotional company has been steadily growing, told ESPN.com that three of his fighters have signed with adviser Al Haymon. The three are Dominican junior lightweight contender Javier Fortuna (25-0-...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  2. Fortuna joins busy day on May 31

    Dan Rafael

    There will be boxing all over the various HBO networks on a busy May 31. On the main network, the boxing day begins at 4 p.m. ET with same-day taped coverage of Nonito Donaire's challenge of Simpiwe Vetyeka for his featherweight belt at the Veneti...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  3. Scorecard: Curtis Stevens stakes his claim at middleweight title ...

    Dan Rafael

    If Curtis Stevens' bout with Saul Roman was indeed an audition for a possible challenge of middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin, Stevens aced it by icing Roman with an award-caliber first-round knockout.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  4. Javier Fortuna set to face previously retired Luis Franco

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweights Javier Fortuna and Luis Franco, both promising fighters with tremendous speed, have hit recent bumps in their careers. But one of them can leave the problems behind with a win over the other.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  5. Scorecard: Canelo Alvarez passes toughest test, tops Austin Trout...

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez demanded an opponent who could push him to the limit, and he got one in Austin Trout. Then he justified the hype that has long surrounded him by putting on a strong performance in a hard-earned win.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2013
  6. Javier Fortuna fails to make weight for his featherweight title f...

    Dan Rafael

    Javier Fortuna, due to make the first defense of his interim featherweight title against Miguel Zamudio, was stripped on Thursday for failing to make weight for his ESPN2 "Friday Night Fights" main event.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  7. New dates for Broner, Gamboa?

    Dan Rafael

    After the March 16 Ricky Burns-Miguel Vazquez lightweight unification fight was pushed off on Monday, Golden Boy Promotions' CEO Richard Schaefer said he revisited trying to make a unification fight between Adrien Broner and Scotland's Burns for June...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  8. ESPN.com prospect of the year: David Price

    Dan Rafael

    At 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds, the powerful David Price isn't yet ready to challenge the Klitschko brothers for a heavyweight title. But the ESPN.com 2012 prospect of the year may not be far off.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  9. Scorecard: Juan Manuel Marquez finally fells Manny Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    Juan Manuel Marquez, seeking his first victory over longtime rival Manny Pacquiao, delivered the most convincing and emphatic ending of their four fights Saturday in Las Vegas with an explosive one-punch KO.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  10. Yuriorkis Gamboa pushed, but outpoints Michael Farenas

    Dan Rafael

    Yuriorkis Gamboa returned from a 15-month layoff Saturday in Las Vegas to receive a stiff challenge -- and even a knockdown -- from Michael Farenas, but grinded out a tough points victory.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2012
  11. Pacquiao will earn at least $26M

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS - The contracts have been submitted to the Nevada State Athletic Commission so the purses are official for the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez IV card on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET, $59.95) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Pacquiao's...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  12. Gamboa added to Dec. 8 card

    Dan Rafael

    We all know that Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will meet for the fourth time on Dec. 8 (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. But what else will you get if you decide to shell out the $50 or $60 to buy the pay-per-view? Here is what you ca...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  13. Pavlik gets work in, hand raised

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world: Dan Rafael is the boxing writer for ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter @danrafaelespn....

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  14. Fortuna-Cruz fill bill on FNF

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior bantamweight titlist Marvin Sonsona, a 21-year-old from the Philippines who is now fighting as a featherweight, was due to headline the July 6 edition of ESPN2/ESPN3's "Friday Night Fights" against Orlando Cruz in Las Vegas. However, So...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  15. Paulie Malignaggi is back in business

    Dan Rafael

    Paulie Malignaggi didn't think going to the Ukraine to fight welterweight champ Vyacheslav Senchenko was a good idea, but the trip turned out to be the right move.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  16. Andy Lee knocks out Craig McEwan in 10th round on Martinez-Dzinzi...

    Dan Rafael

    Andy Lee stunned Craig McEwan with a 10th-round knockout.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2011