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  1. Roy Jones still wants to box Silva

    Dan Rafael

    When former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr. returned after an 18-month layoff to score a near-shutout decision win against unknown Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf on Dec. 21 in Moscow, he said there was a specific reason he took the fight. Jones wanted...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  2. Sergio Martinez, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. both have random drug tes...

    Dan Rafael

    Lineal middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who both submitted to random urine tests conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on July 11, had their drug tests come back negative on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  3. Bailey looking to cash in on belt

    Dan Rafael

    Randall Bailey won a vacant welterweight belt on the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. undercard on June 9, essentially with two punches. Bailey knocked down Mike Jones with a powerful straight right hand in the 10th round and then knocked him ou...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  4. May-Cotto cracks top 10 gates

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has lived up to his "Money" nickname again. Besides his record guaranteed purse of $32 million for his victory against Miguel Cotto (who made a career-best $8 million minimum) in their junior middleweight title bout last Satur...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  5. My boxing wishes for 2012

    Dan Rafael

    The new year is upon us, so here are a few of my boxing wishes for 2012: • As usual, the long-awaited showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. We can hope, can't we? • For Mayweather to think long and hard ...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  6. Forty wishes on my 40th birthday

    Dan Rafael

    I turn 40 today. No need for cards or candles. But in the spirit of the day, here are 40 things I want in the sport of boxing: 1. Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- and no more excuses from either side. 2. For David Haye to shut his piehole and...

    Blog | August 25, 2010
  7. Father figures to play role in Jones Jr. fight

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones steps into the ring in a familiar place with a familiar face back in his corner when he meets Omar Sheika in Pensacola, Fla., on Saturday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  8. Roy Jones Jr. to headline boxing/MMA card in Pensacola

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr., the all-time great former champion in four divisions who turned 40 last Friday, will face Omar Sheika at the Pensacola Civic Center on March 21 in a light heavyweight fight.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2009
  9. Mayweather Jr. retires, cancels rematch with De La Hoya

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king and welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced his retirement from boxing Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2008
  10. Golden Boy CEO: Mayweather-De La Hoya II could come in September

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar De La Hoya, who shattered box office records when they met last spring, are close to finishing a deal for a rematch, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2008