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  1. Tarver hoping to lure Haye into ring

    Dan Rafael

    After 46-year-old Antonio Tarver, the former light heavyweight world champion now trying to make a go of it as a heavyweight, scored a nice knockout of Johnathon Banks on Dec. 11, he repeated his goal, which is to become the oldest heavyweight champi...

    Blog | December 27, 2014
  2. Tarver not worried about rust

    Dan Rafael

    When heavyweight Antonio Tarver, the former light heavyweight world champion, faces Johnathon Banks in a 10-round bout in Thursday's ESPN2 boxing special (10 p.m. ET) it will be his first fight in a more than a year. Despite the long layoff, Tarve...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  3. Tarver finds positive in injury

    Dan Rafael

    Although heavyweight Antonio Tarver suffered a broken thumb while training for a Sept. 29 fight with Johnathon Banks, forcing the bout to be postponed, Tarver said he looked on the bright side. The injury, he said, gave him more time to train and get...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  4. Several name fighters added to Dec. 11 card

    Dan Rafael

    The Goossen Promotions fight card on Dec. 11 on ESPN2 -- in honor of company founder Dan Goossen, who died at age 64 on Sept. 29 -- will include several name fighters. I wrote about Austin Trout (27-2-0, 14 KOs) meeting Luis Grajeda (17-3-2, 13 KO...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  5. Antonio Tarver pulls out of heavyweight fight against Johnathon B...

    Dan Rafael

    Antonio Tarver pulls out of his heavyweight fight against Johnathon Banks because of a fractured thumb.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  6. Tarver Jr. to fight on his father's card

    Dan Rafael

    While heavyweights Antonio Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs) and Johnathon Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs), both in need of an impressive performance to keep their flickering prospects of a major fight alive, square off in a 10-round bout in the main event of a "Golden B...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  7. Antonio Tarver makes return to the ring against Johnathon Banks

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Antonio Tarver, the former light heavyweight champion, will make his return to the ring following a 10-month layoff to face Johnathon Banks, who will end a 15-month layoff, as they each look to get into contention.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  8. Cristobal Arreola and Seth Mitchell are set to fight Sept. 6

    Dan Rafael

    A fight between heavyweights Cristobal Arreola and Seth Mitchell that has been in the works for several weeks, and close enough to being signed that both fighters have been training, has been finalized, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaef

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  9. Scorecard: Adrien Broner takes title from Paulie Malignaggi

    Dan Rafael

    Although often brash and polarizing, unbeaten 23-year-old Adrien Broner made a successful move up two weight classes Saturday by defeating Paulie Malignaggi by split decision for a welterweight title in Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  10. Seth Mitchell outpoints Johnathon Banks in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Seth Mitchell avenged the only loss of his career, outpointing Johnathon Banks in 12 rounds in the Paulie Malignaggi-Adrien Broner undercard at the Barclays Center on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2013
  11. Seth Mitchell says he'll knock off Johnathon Banks in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    After the grand plans for heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell were undone by lightly regarded Johnathon Banks, both men feel -- and welcome -- the pressure to perform in Saturday's rematch in Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  12. Klitschko plea convinced Banks

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Johnathon Banks was getting ready to face Seth Mitchell in a rematch on Feb. 16 when he broke his right thumb in a sparring session two weeks before the fight. Ultimately, Banks had to postpone the bout, but he had to be conv...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  13. GBP announces changes; more fights

    Dan Rafael

    A little of this and a little of that from the world of boxing: • There's been a big shake-up behind the scenes at Golden Boy as chief executive Richard Schaefer recently announced a major restructuring of the staff of the world's No. 1...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  14. Banks-Mitchell II still on hold

    Dan Rafael

    The heavyweight rematch between Johnathon Banks and Seth Mitchell is still supposed to take place, but it will be put off a little longer because of Banks' injured thumb. Banks scored an upset when he knocked out Mitchell in the second round on No...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  15. HBO to air Bika-Sjekloca bout

    Dan Rafael

    When heavyweight Johnathon Banks broke his right thumb in sparring last week, forcing postponement of his rematch against Seth Mitchell on Saturday night, it left HBO and Golden Boy Promotions with a decision to make: Go with just the lightweight tit...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  16. Is there a growing heavyweight horde on the horizon?

    Dan Rafael

    Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko may not be ready to release their death grip on the heavyweight division just yet, but the next generation of contenders appears capable of bringing class back to the big men.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013