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  1. Katsidis eyes bigger fights

    Dan Rafael

    Australia's Michael Katsidis, whose action fights over the past several years are the stuff of legend, has won two fights this year in a comeback from a two-year retirement. Although Katsidis won both fights handily, scoring a third-round knockout...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  2. Top Rank notes: Verdejo, Diaz, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the Top Rank stable: • Lightweight super prospect Felix Verdejo, a 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian, and one of boxing's fastest-rising prospects, figures to get his stiffest test as a professional on Aug. 16 when he headline...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  3. Beltran drops out of fight with Diaz

    Dan Rafael

    A proposed fight between lightweight contender Raymundo Beltran and former unified titleholder Juan Diaz has been scrapped, Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN.com. The bout was supposed to serve as the opener of the HBO-televised fight...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  4. Joel Diaz Jr. headlines May 16 card

    Dan Rafael

    Undefeated junior lightweight prospect Joel Diaz Jr. will take on Tyler Asselstine in a scheduled 10-rounder that will headline a May 16 card at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., promoter Lou DiBella announced on Monday. The fight...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Scorecard: Canelo Alvarez back in position for another title oppo...

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez's impressive display against heavy hitter Alfredo Angulo in front of a packed crowd pumped new life into his chances of landing another title opportunity.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  7. Scorecard: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. left no doubt in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Take that, critics: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has been hassled about his conditioning, but when it came time to perform on Saturday, Junior let his stamina do the talking.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  8. Orlando Salido defeats Vasyl Lomachenko in 12 rounds

    Dan Rafael

    Orlando Salido pulled out a split decision in a rugged fight against Vasyl Lomachenko on Saturday night at the Alamodome.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  9. Juan Diaz continues comeback

    Dan Rafael

    SAN ANTONIO -- The next stop on the comeback trail for former unified lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz comes Saturday night. "The Baby Bull" made the 200-mile drive from his hometown of Houston to San Antonio in order to face Gerardo Robles in a ...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  10. Scorecard: Provodnikov outslugs Alvarado, takes title

    Dan Rafael

    Nicknamed "The Siberian Rocky," Ruslan Provodnikov was able to lure Mike Alvarado into a street fight Saturday, breaking the will of the junior welterweight titlist in front of his hometown fans in suburban Denver.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  11. 'Popo' Freitas wants Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    DENVER -- Former lightweight and junior lightweight titlist Acelino "Popo" Freitas is now a congressman in his native Brazil, but he still is involved in boxing. His 20-year-old nephew, Vitor Jones de Oliveira, who is like a son to Freitas, is on ...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  12. Juan Diaz wins again, closes in on title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Juan Diaz is now 3-0 on the comeback trail, is closing in on a title shot, after beating Juan Santiago by unanimous decision on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  13. Top Rank signs former lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz, first bo...

    Dan Rafael

    Former unified lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz will return Oct. 19, his first bout under a new promotional deal he signed this week with Top Rank.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  14. Scorecard: Darren Barker bucks up, hangs on to take middleweight ...

    Dan Rafael

    It took all the resolve Darren Barker possessed, but he outbanged Daniel Geale to earn a belt and the respect that could lead to more big fights in a hot middleweight division.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  15. Katsidis eyes farewell fight

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Michael Katsidis was one of the most exciting action fighters of the era. Time and again, he was in dramatic slugfests. In 2007 and 2008, he had three consecutive fight of the year contenders in interim lightweight title bouts -- winni...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  16. Juan Diaz, ex-unified lightweight titleholder, to continue comeba...

    Dan Rafael

    Former unified lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz will continue his comeback on Aug. 17. Diaz will face Adailton DeJesus of Brazil in a scheduled 10-round bout in the headliner of a "Solo Boxeo Tecate" card.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013