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  1. Haymon signs Sampson Boxing trio

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz, whose Sampson Boxing promotional company has been steadily growing, told ESPN.com that three of his fighters have signed with adviser Al Haymon. The three are Dominican junior lightweight contender Javier Fortuna (25-0-...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  2. R. Rios, Orozco in action Oct. 9

    Dan Rafael

    Ronny Rios, Antonio Orozco and Diego De La Hoya, three of Golden Boy's up-and-coming fighters, will all be in action on an Oct. 9 card announced Wednesday. Rios (23-0, 10 KOs), a featherweight contender, will be fighting at junior lightweight in t...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  3. For Mayweather, alphabets break their rules

    Dan Rafael

    For almost 2 1/2 years, the WBC has broken its rules when it comes to Floyd Mayweather Jr., allowing him to simultaneously hold its welterweight world title and the junior middleweight title of the equally rule-ignoring WBA. No surprise there, sin...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  4. Tapia's return; Soliman-Taylor site

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Junior middleweight Glen Tapia (21-1, 13 KOs), 24, of Passaic, New Jersey, will be back in action to face Donatas Bondorovas (18-5-1, 6 KOs), 34, of Chicago, in a scheduled 10-round bout on Oct. 4 i...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  5. Scott Quigg to fight Stephane Jamoye on Sept. 13 in England

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Scott Quigg got a new opponent Tuesday for his fourth title defense: Stephane Jamoye.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  6. Vasyl Lomachenko's first defense to come on Manny Pacquiao underc...

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko will make his first defense on Nov. 22 in Macau.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  7. Paulus Ambunda withdraws from Scott Quigg title bout due to hamst...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Scott Quigg is in the market for a new opponent to make his fourth title defense against.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2014
  8. Austin Trout begins another quest for the title against Daniel Da...

    Dan Rafael

    While this week's Austin Trout-Daniel Dawson junior middleweight bout will serve as the main event on the final "Friday Nights Fights" card of the season, Trout hopes it will be the beginning of another run to a world title. Trout and Dawson meet ...

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  9. Pacquiao, Algieri kick off promo tour

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao, junior welterweight titlist Chris Algieri and their teams are about to embark on a trip that makes me ill to even think about. In an effort to promote Pacquiao's defense against Algieri on Nov. 22 (HBO PPV) at ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  10. Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin to face Marco Antonio Rubio...

    Dan Rafael

    Gennady Golovkin and interim titlist Marco Antonio Rubio will meet on Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, K2 Promotions, Golovkin's promoter, announced.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  11. Orlando Salido, Terdsak Kokietgym set for interim 130 title bout

    Dan Rafael

    Former featherweight world titleholder Orlando Salido and former title challenger Terdsak Kokietgym will square off for a vacant interim junior lightweight title on Sept. 20 in Salido's hometown of Ciudad Obregon, Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  12. De La Hoya eyes Garcia-Peterson

    Dan Rafael

    Like most boxing fans, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya would have preferred to see junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia facing titleholder Lamont Peterson in the main event of last Saturday's Showtime card at the Barclays Center...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  13. Leo Santa Cruz to defend title on Floyd Mayweather's card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will defend his belt against unknown Manuel Roman in the co-feature to welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s rematch with Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  14. Rances Barthelemy to defend junior lightweight title vs. Fernando...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight titlist Rances Barthelemy's first defense will come against Fernando Saucedo on Oct. 4, Warriors Boxing promoter Leon Margules told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  15. Danny Garcia, titleholder Lamont Peterson win, set up possible sh...

    Dan Rafael

    In a night of mismatches, junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and titleholder Lamont Peterson destroyed overmatched opponents in knockout fashion to set up a possible showdown later this year on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  16. Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson face weaker foes

    Dan Rafael

    What would be a logical matchup between Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia is not taking place Saturday, as each instead faces massive underdogs at Barclays Center.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014