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  1. Victor Ortiz giving it another go

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz was on top of the world after winning a welterweight world title by decision from Andre Berto in a terrific fight in 2011. He had finally lived up to the vast potential he showed on the way up and seemed poised for a good run. But Ort...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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 ESPN.com that Maidana was making the 30-minute drive home fr...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Angulo-Lara a battle of styles

    Dan Rafael

    Which do you like? A fighter with excellent power, constant aggression and a brawling style, or somebody with smooth technical skills and speed who practices the art of the sweet science? Whichever it is, you'll have somebody to be interested in w...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  13. Josesito Lopez hoping to build on big moment vs. Marcos Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    After breaking Victor Ortiz's jaw and then taking a beating at the hands of Canelo Alvarez last year, Josesito Lopez has settled in at welterweight but is aiming higher than ever in Saturday's fight with Marcos Maidana.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  14. June 8 fight undercards set

    Dan Rafael

    There are two big fight cards on June 8. A Showtime tripleheader from the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., will be headlined by the welterweight clash between Marcos Maidana and Josesito Lopez, and also will feature two junior middleweight fi...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  15. High stakes for Maidana-Lopez card

    Dan Rafael

    There have been a lot of good fight cards over the past couple of months and there are more to come. One of the shows I like the best, even though it won't get as much attention as some of the others, is Golden Boy's tripleheader on June 8. That S...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  16. Updates: Mayweather, Mares, more

    Dan Rafael

    Some news and notes from the boxing world: • Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer said Thursday that the post-fight drug tests for Floyd Mayweather Jr., Robert Guerrero, Abner Mares and Daniel Ponce De Leon al...

    Blog | May 09, 2013