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  1. Scorecard: Canelo Alvarez comes to fight, gets the win

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  2. Abner Mares defeats Jonathan Oquendo by unanimous decision

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares made a triumphant return to the ring 11 months after he got wiped out in one round and lost his featherweight world title to Jhonny Gonzalez. Mares won a unanimous decision against Jonathan...

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  3. Alvarez-Lara 'Honor & Glory' card purses

    Dan Rafael

    The contracts are filed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission so here's the rundown of the purses for the "Honor & Glory" card on Saturday night (Showtime PPV, 9 ET) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas: • In the main event, f...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  4. Lopez-Vargas winner seeks title shot

    Dan Rafael

    If many had left Juan Manuel Lopez's career for dead after he suffered two knockout losses to Orlando Salido in featherweight world title fights during a three-fight stretch in 2011 and 2012, then pretty much everyone else kicked dirt on it when Mike...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  5. Officials set for Canelo-Lara card

    Dan Rafael

    At its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission appointed the officials who will work the "Honor & Glory" card headlined by the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight on July 12 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Rober...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  6. Scorecard: Danny Garcia escapes Puerto Rico with a hard-earned vi...

    Dan Rafael

    Mauricio Herrera was supposed to be an "easy" opponent for junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia. Instead, he almost ruined Garcia's first fight in his parents' native Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  7. Deontay Wilder scores his 31st KO in as many fights

    Dan Rafael

    With a first-round KO of Malik Scott, Deontay Wilder bested an elite opponent, proved his talent and left little doubt that he's America's best in the heavyweight division.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  8. Must-win for Lopez, Ponce De Leon

    Dan Rafael

    In June 2008, Puerto Rico's Juan Manuel Lopez got his first title opportunity against then-junior featherweight beltholder Daniel Ponce De Leon of Mexico and turned in an explosive performance. Lopez drilled Ponce De Leon in the first round in Atl...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. A titlist again, Garcia looks ahead

    Dan Rafael

    Mikey Garcia feels whole again. He owned a featherweight title, but he was disappointingly stripped when he failed to make weight for a June defense against Juan Manuel Lopez. But Garcia has a world title belt wrapped around his waist again after ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  10. Mikey Garcia grateful for another title shot

    Dan Rafael

    After being stripped of his 126-pound title when he failed to make weight in his previous outing, Mikey Garcia is putting the episode behing him -- starting with, he hopes, Saturday's challenge for Rocky Martinez's 130-pound crown.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  11. Alexander: Yes to Khan, no to Dubai

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the world of boxing: • Welterweight titlist Devon Alexander was in Brooklyn, N.Y., over the weekend for the Adrien Broner-Paulie Malignaggi fight and I had a chance to talk to him at the fight hotel. He's still s...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  12. Scorecard: Mikey Garcia sends Juan Manuel Lopez into final spiral...

    Dan Rafael

    There were doubts about the viability of the Mikey Garcia-Juan Manuel Lopez matchup before Saturday's fight. Then Garcia showed us why with a virtuoso performance against a diminished former champ.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  13. "Juanma" Lopez hoping to re-launch his career against "Mikey" Gar...

    Dan Rafael

    After two tough loses followed by a pair of tuneup fights, former featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez is taking on a serious opponent in Miguel Angel Garcia.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  14. Martirosyan fit for June 15 bout

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan's thumb is feeling better, and he's ready to fight again. Martirosyan (32-0-1, 20 KOs), a 2004 U.S. Olympian from Glendale, Calif., suffered a fractured right thumb while training for a fight on the ...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  15. Lopez on schedule for Garcia showdown

    Dan Rafael

    After former featherweight titlist Juan Manuel Lopez got knocked out by Orlando Salido in a world title fight for the second time in March 2012, it seemed like Lopez was poised to make the move to junior lightweight. He had talked about issues mak...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  16. Lee returns; Crawford back on HBO

    Dan Rafael

    A little of this and a little of that from the boxing world: • Middleweight contender Andy Lee (29-2, 20 KOs), 28, of Ireland, gets back in action May 15 on promoter Lou DiBella's Broadway Boxing card at B.B. King Blues Club in New Yor...

    Blog | May 08, 2013