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  1. Gonzalez, Arce close in on historic deal

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez and former three-division titleholder Jorge Arce, both of Mexico, are close to finalizing a deal for a Sept. 27 bout in Arce's hometown of Los Mochis, Mexico, according to Arce promoter Zanfer Promotions. Arce...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  2. Montiel aims at fourth title

    Dan Rafael

    Mexico's Fernando Montiel has won world titles in three weight classes -- flyweight, junior bantamweight and bantamweight -- and pines for one in a fourth division. In the twilight of his 18-year professional career, Montiel, 35, has dreams of a w...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Marquez-Alvarado a ratings hit

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing word: • Welterweight star Juan Manuel Marquez's brilliant performance in a unanimous decision against Mike Alvarado on Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California, was a hit with HBO viewers. Accordi...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  4. Figueroa, Arce back in the ring

    Dan Rafael

    A trio of boxing notes: • Lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa (23-0-1, 17 KOs) was ordered make his mandatory defense against Daniel Estrada (32-2-1, 24 KOs) on Tuesday. If the sides to not make a deal, the WBC announced a purse bid will ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  5. Leo Santa Cruz dominates Cristian Mijares to keep WBC junior feat...

    Dan Rafael

    Leo Santa Cruz rolled all over former two-division champ Cristian Mijares on Saturday, scoring a dominating unanimous-decision victory to keep his junior featherweight title.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2014
  6. Arce comeback continues

    Dan Rafael

    It comes as no surprise but popular Mexican brawler Jorge Arce will fight on. He didn't unretire in November for a one-and-done comeback. No, Arce -- who has won world titles in four weight classes and an interim belt in a fifth -- has aspiration...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  7. Scorecard: Andre Ward rolls over Edwin Rodriguez

    Dan Rafael

    Andre Ward showed zero signs of rust in Saturday's return, when he defended his super middleweight title for the first time in more than a year and had his way with Edwin Rodriguez in a unanimous decision win.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  8. Jorge Arce will fight Jose Carmona in comeback bout

    Dan Rafael

    Jorge Arce, the popular Mexican brawler who is ending a retirement that lasted for less than a year, will face late substitute opponent Jose Carmona of Colombia in his comeback fight, Zanfer Promotions announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  9. Jorge Arce ends retirement, will fight William Prado

    Dan Rafael

    Jorge Arce, the popular Mexican brawler who won world titles in four weight classes and an interim title in a fifth, is ending his retirement after less than a year on the sidelines.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  10. Vazquez Jr. in need of victory

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior featherweight titlist Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. will try to get back on track when he returns Sept. 20 (Telemundo) at the Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Fla., promoter Tuto Zabala announced Thursday. Vazquez (22-3-1, 19 KOs), who w...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  11. Scorecard: Nonito Donaire punctuates 2012 fighter of year bid

    Dan Rafael

    As Nonito Donaire put the wraps on his fighter of the year candidacy Saturday, Amir Khan and Leo Santa Cruz set themselves up for bigger things in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  12. Nonito Donaire blasts friend Jorge Arce into retirement

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire knocked out Jorge Arce, sent the Mexican brawler into retirement and earned a measure of revenge for the Philippines in a growing national rivalry Saturday in Houston.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  13. Donaire, Arce make weight

    Dan Rafael

    HOUSTON -- Junior featherweight titlist Nonito Donaire and former titleholder Jorge Arce went to the oddest of places to weigh in on Friday -- a shopping mall food court filled with fast-food joints. Neither stopped for a snack and both made weigh...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  14. Donaire sets PED-testing standard

    Dan Rafael

    HOUSTON -- One thing that separates junior featherweight titlist Nonito Donaire from every other fighter in boxing is his hard-line stance on random drug testing. Donaire, who will defend his 122-pound crown against Jorge Arce on Saturday night (H...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  15. Nonito Donaire, Jorge Arce go for KO against each other

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire and Jorge Arce will put their friendship aside on Saturday in Houston to try to take each other's heads off and claim glory for their respective countries.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  16. Larry Merchant ready to call last fight for HBO

    Dan Rafael

    Larry Merchant, a staple of HBO's boxing telecasts for 35 years, will call his final fight for the network on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2012