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  1. Clottey wants to steal Mayweather's thunder

    Michael Woods

    A couple things come to mind when I think of Joshua Clottey. First, he's a world-class fighter. The Ghana native holds wins over Diego Corrales (2007, UD10) and Zab Judah (2008, D9), and didn't disgrace himself against Antonio Margarito in 2006. H...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  2. Joan Guzmans promoter apologizes

    Michael Woods

    All involved had declared that the weight issues were behind him, that he'd matured, grown, learned a harsh lesson, and was ready -- physically and more importantly, mentally -- to make a final run of superior achievement. Alas, those best laid pl...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
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  4. Joan Guzman missed weight for a fight for at least the fourth tim...

    Dan Rafael

    Joan Guzman was booted off a fight card Friday after missing weight for at least the fourth time in his career a day earlier when he came to the weigh-in for his junior welterweight bout an astonishing 8.2 pounds overweight.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  5. Guzman doesn't make weight

    Michael Woods

    On Wednesday night, Joan Guzman tweeted at Showtime boxing boss Stephen Espinoza, "Joan Guzman vs [Adrien] broner please." Less than 24 hours later, the prospect of a scrap with young Broner wasn't just off the table, it fell off a cliff. Guzman weig...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  6. Return in the works for Russell

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Featherweight Gary Russell Jr., the 2011 ESPN.com prospect of the year, has missed some fights because of injuries. But when his most recent bout was called off, it wasn't his fault. Russell (...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  7. Joan Guzman fighting questions

    Michael Woods

    Joan Guzman excited fight fans with his potential, circa 2005. Fight fans saw his skills, his style, and tossed him into the mental mix with the best and brightest at 126 pounds. But weight woes, such as when he was 3.5 pounds overweight for a...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  8. Joan Guzman, Vicente Mosquera to meet for vacant interim junior w...

    Dan Rafael

    Former world titleholders Joan Guzman and Vicente Mosquera will meet for a vacant interim junior welterweight belt June 28 at the Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Fla., All-Star Boxing promoter Tuto Zabala Jr. announced Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  9. Sierra comes in a cat too heavy

    Dan Rafael

    Former titleholders Jose Luis Castillo and Joan Guzman, the poster children for modern fighters who have chronically missed making their contract weights, can rest easy now. Hello, Francisco Sierra! Mexico's Sierra (25-7-1, 22 KOs) was contract...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  10. Golden Boy maps out 2013

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer has been working on the schedule for the company's major cards in the first half of 2013 and walked me through it this week. Here's what Golden Boy is working on: • On Jan. 19 on Sh...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  11. Khabib Allakhverdiev claims vacant WBA super-lightweight title

    Russia's Khabib Allakhverdiev won the vacant World Boxing Association super-lightweight title Friday night, beating Joan Guzman on a technical decision.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  12. Bounce TV enters boxing fray

    Dan Rafael

    In the past couple of years, boxing fans have seen upstart networks such as Epix, NBC Sports Net and WealthTV add boxing to their menu of programming selections. Now you can add Bounce TV to the growing list. Bounce TV, whose other sports offering...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  13. Adrien Broner's win was a net loss

    ESPN.com staff

    Adrien Broner scored a TKO against Vicente Escobedo on Saturday, but he lost in every other way. He lost his junior lightweight belt (on the scales, when he twice failed to make agreed-upon weights), money (at least $60,000) and the respect of many f...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  14. Bigger Broner breaks down Escobedo

    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 23, 2012
  15. Wladimir Klitschko pummels Jean-Marc Mormeck

    Dan Rafael

    The epitome of a no-hoper, Jean-Marc Mormeck showed up with next to no chance against Wladimir Klitschko and was promptly pummeled in four rounds Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  16. Joan Guzman scores KO win on FNF

    Michael Woods

    The scale, apparently, still looms large in his life, as much as any foe does. Joan Guzman, the talented but calorically troubled 35-year-old ex-titlist who lives in Bushwick, N.Y., weighed in a quarter-pound over the contracted max for his Friday ni...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  17. Weight of world on Joan Guzman on FNF

    Michael Woods

    The TV powers that be in the sport will put up with a good amount of B.S. and still book fighters into meaningful bouts. You can be a loose cannon, or a loudmouth who talks smack and then fights scared, or be prone to a party-boy lifestyle that leave...

    Blog | March 01, 2012