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  1. Victor Ortiz planning November return

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz, who has been knocked out in his past three fights, plans to return to the ring. Ortiz (29-5-2, 22 KOs), 27, of Oxnard, California, wrote Thursday on his Instagram page that he will be back in the ring befo...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Scorecard: Lucas Matthysse-John Molina in early fight of the year...

    Dan Rafael

    Lucas Matthysse survived two visits to the canvas to stop John Molina Saturday in an early fight of the year candidate.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  3. Josesito Lopez set for return on FNF

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Former world title challenger Josesito Lopez headlines a special Thursday edition of ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" in a 10-round junior welterweight bout. Lopez (31-6, 18 KOs), who moves back down to 140 pounds after a four-fight run at welterweigh...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  4. Lopez back in action on FNF

    Dan Rafael

    As a late substitute opponent facing Victor Ortiz in 2012, welterweight Josesito Lopez of Riverside, Calif., was largely unknown and a major underdog. Nine rounds later, Lopez had badly broken Ortiz's jaw, stopped him and emerged as "The Riverside Ro...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. Victor Ortiz Q&A: 'I'm pretty eager to get back'

    Brian Campbell

    Former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz will jump into the ring on Thursday for the first time since suffering a broken jaw against Josesito Lopez in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  6. Blake Caparello Q&A: 'I have to win and win impressively'

    Brian Campbell

    Australian light heavyweight Blake Caparello is bringing his unbeaten record to America and will make his U.S. debut against Elvir Muriqi in the main event of "Friday Night Fights."

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  7. Victor Ortiz returns '100 percent confident' against Luis Collazo...

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz is coming off a pair of losses, a gruesome broken jaw and an 18-month layoff to face fellow former welterweight titleholder Luis Collazo on Thursday in Brooklyn, N.Y. Is he as ready as he sounds for his return?

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  8. Five keys for Victor Ortiz against Luis Collazo

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Victor Ortiz against Luis Collazo on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  9. Scorecard: Marcos Maidana overpowers Adrien Broner for title

    Dan Rafael

    In a late entry for the top fight of 2013, Marcos Maidana put on a power display and upset Adrien Broner in a gritty, dramatic bout to win a welterweight title Saturday in San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Lopez outlasts Arnaoutis

    Brian Campbell

    As far as get-well fights are concerned, sometimes securing the victory is the only thing that matters. Having lost three of his previous four fights entering Friday, including his past two by knockout, against Canelo Alvarez and Marcos Maidana, s...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  11. Lopez hopes to get back on track

    Dan Rafael

    Josesito Lopez moved up to welterweight in June 2012 and pulled a major upset when he broke former titleholder Victor Ortiz's jaw and stopped him in the ninth round. After the inspiring win, which the Riverside, Calif., product called his "Rocky m...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  12. Plug pulled on Molina-Ortiz

    Dan Rafael

    One of the bouts that was supposed to take place Dec. 14 on the Showtime PPV undercard of the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was junior middleweight titleholder Carlos Molina making his first defen...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  13. Stats & Info: How Canelo can win

    Andrew R. Davis

    On Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Canelo Alvarez will face his toughest competition as a pro when he takes on Floyd Mayweather Jr. Both fighters will enter the ring as junior middleweight titlists; one will leave with both belts. If Ca...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  14. Maidana OK after car accident

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contender Marcos Maidana was in a car accident on Sunday evening in his native Argentina, but the fighter's manager says he is going to be just fine. Sebastian Contursi told that Maidana was making the 30-minute drive home fr...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  15. GBP working on Garcia-Matthysse

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy chief executive Richard Schaefer is awfully busy juggling a bunch of fights that are coming up, including the big one, Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14. But there are a lot of other fights to get done also, undercards to load up...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  16. Scorecard: Marcos Maidana overpowers Josesito Lopez in firefight

    Dan Rafael

    Marcos Maidana overwhelmed Josesito Lopez with a blitzkreig of power punches in Carson, Calif., while Adonis Stevenson required just one punch to blast out Chad Dawson and take the lineal 175-pound title.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013