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  1. GBP to celebrate Hopkins' 50th birthday

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Golden Boy Promotions will celebrate the 50th birthday of company partner and future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins with a card at the 2300 Arena in his hometown of Philadelphia on Jan. 20 (Fo...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  2. Scorecard: Kameda retains title but fails to shine

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  3. Andrzej Fonfara defeats Doudou Ngumbu in a unanimous decision

    Brian Campbell

    Andrzej Fonfara took a big step toward yet another crack at a light heavyweight title shot by defeating Doudou Ngumbu on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Fortuna, Franco set for featherweight duel

    Bernardo Pilatti

    In a much-anticipated fight in the featherweight division, former interim titlist Javier Fortuna faces Luis Franco in the main event of ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" (ESPN2, 9 p.m. ET) from the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Okla. This 10-round bout...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  8. KO of midyear: Golovkin belts Ishida

    Brian Campbell

    As the dog days of summer kick into low gear, we reach the midyear mark of the 2013 boxing calendar. So what have we learned from this small sample size of the sweet science? In a fun, taking-stock exercise to cure the summertime blues, this week we ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Javier Fortuna stops Miguel Zamudio in first round

    Javier Fortuna stopped Miguel Zamudio with a devastating left hand in the first round at Tropicana Casino and Resort on Friday night, a day after losing his WBA interim featherweight championship when he failed to make the 126-pound weight limit.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Fortuna tries his luck against Zamudio

    Bernardo Pilatti

    The latest edition of "Friday Night Fights" (ESPN2, 10:30 pm ET), from the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., features a tripleheader headlined by unbeaten interim featherweight titlist Javier Fortuna against Mexico's Miguel Zamudio. The pro...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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