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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Banks bummed; Jennings volunteers

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Johnathon Banks is bummed out, of course, after breaking his right thumb in a sparring session, which forced his rematch with Seth Mitchell to be postponed. They were supposed to fight Feb. 16 on HBO's Adrien Broner-Gavin Ree...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  14. Johnathon Banks breaks thumb, postpones Seth Mitchell fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Johnathon Banks broke his right thumb in sparring on Tuesday, forcing postponement of his rematch against Seth Mitchell, Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer said.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  15. HBO working on Broner deal

    Dan Rafael

    Most of the televised bouts involving Golden Boy fighters are on Showtime these days, but the promotion is still working with HBO, albeit to a lesser extent. But Adrien Broner, who has been appearing regularly on HBO, is staying on the network. B...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  16. Jennings aims to close 2012 strong

    Dan Rafael

    For the past couple of years, Seth Mitchell has been regarded by many as the top American heavyweight prospect. But Mitchell was surprisingly knocked down three times in the second round and stopped by Johnathon Banks in an upset on HBO on Nov. 17. ...

    Blog | December 03, 2012