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  1. M. Garcia-Gamboa in the works

    Dan Rafael

    The process of Mikey Garcia moving up in weight appears to be under way. Plans are in the works for Garcia, who easily outpointed Juan Carlos Burgos in a snoozefest last Saturday night to retain his junior lightweight title, to head up to lightwei...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  2. Scorecard: Lamont Peterson Peterson returns in striking fashion v...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight titleholder Lamont Peterson was making no run-of-the-mill defense on Saturday in Washington, D.C. Coming off a knockout loss, the hometown fighter had plenty to prove -- and did just that in a unanimous decision that re-established Peterson as a player at 140 pounds.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2014
  3. Mikey Garcia is moving fast, perhaps to an eventual Manny Pacquai...

    Dan Rafael

    Emerging pound-for-pound star Mikey Garcia is finally on the fast track, set to face Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday in New York before a likely move up in weight and, seemingly, to the top of boxing's food chain.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  4. Mikey Garcia set to make first title defense

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight titlist Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia will make his first defense against Juan Carlos Burgos on Jan. 25 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  5. Garcia could return Jan. 25

    Dan Rafael

    Fresh from a dominant eighth-round knockout of Rocky Martinez on Nov. 9 to win a junior lightweight world title, Mikey Garcia's first defense is on the drawing board. Garcia, whose only problem with Martinez was getting dropped in the second round...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  6. Scorecard: Omar Figueroa guts out a win in fight of the year lead...

    Dan Rafael

    Omar Figueroa, a hard-hitting lightweight from Texas, was the known commodity in San Antonio on Saturday. But Nihito Arakawa won't soon be forgotten after he engaged in a war with Figueroa, who earned an interim belt the hard way.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  7. Amidu tabbed as Burgos' new foe

    Dan Rafael

    After junior lightweight contender Juan Carlos Burgos lost his opponent -- Daulis Prescott, due to a case of kidney stones -- last week, the hunt was on for a new opponent for his July 26 fight (ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes) at Thunder Valley Casino Resor...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  8. Hunt is on for a Burgos opponent

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Junior lightweight contender Juan Carlos Burgos is in need of a new opponent for his fight on July 26 (ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes). Burgos (30-1-1, 20 KOs), who fought to a disputed draw with titleholde...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  9. Juan Carlos Burgos will return to action on July 26 on Friday Nig...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight contender Juan Carlos Burgos will return to action against Daulis Prescott in a scheduled 12-round bout that will headline ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" on July 26 at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Sacramento, Calif.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  10. Burgos re-signs with co-promoters

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight contender Juan Carlos Burgos of Mexico re-signed Wednesday with co-promoters Artie Pelullo of Banner Promotions and Ken Thompson of Thompson Boxing after being sought after by other promoters. Pelullo and Thompson made the annou...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  11. Gamboa, Andrade in the news

    Dan Rafael

    Three notes from the fistic world: • Interim junior lightweight titlist Yuriorkis Gamboa is supposed to fight June 8, but it has not been easy for promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and HBO to finalize the opponent. Gamboa is supposed to...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  12. Burgos deserving of rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight contender Juan Carlos Burgos did everything he needed to do in order to win a world title on Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square in New York, yet he didn't get to walk out of the ring with the belt. That is because ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  13. Gennady Golovkin finishes Gabriel Rosado in the 7th round

    Dan Rafael

    Gennady Golovkin methodically destroyed Gabriel Rosado until the fight was stopped in the seven round by Rosado's corner on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2013
  14. Martinez-Burgos could steal show

    Dan Rafael

    On paper, at least, HBO has put together an excellent tripleheader to kick off its year of boxing coverage. In my view, all three fights -- which are being put on in a joint promotion by Top Rank and K2 Promotions -- should produce action. The mai...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  15. Rosado: No title bout catchweight

    Dan Rafael

    When promoters Tom Loeffler of K2 and Russell Peltz put on a media lunch in New York last month to discuss the middleweight title bout between Gennady Golovkin and Gabriel Rosado, the issue of the contract weight for the fight came up. Rosado, who...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  16. Burgos ready for next title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Juan Carlos Burgos has had one title shot so far, but lost that featherweight challenge to Hozumi Hasegawa by decision in a terrific 2010 battle. Since then, Burgos moved up to junior lightweight and stamped himself as a quality contender in that ...

    Blog | September 28, 2012