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  1. StubHub Center 'perfect fit' for Porter-Brook

    Dan Rafael

    Unless a promoter is being paid a site fee for a fight -- typically by a casino -- the promoter usually will look to hold the card in a venue where he can sell the most tickets and, thus, maximize revenue. That's why, for example, Miguel Cotto fig...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  2. Porter, Brook waiting for drug testing

    Dan Rafael

    When welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook agreed to their fight they also agreed to undergo random drug testing -- blood and urine -- that would be overseen by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). However, nei...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  3. British prospects on Porter-Brook card

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contender Kell Brook isn't the only British fighter headed to the StubHub Center in Carson, California, to fight on Aug. 16. Two of his Matchroom Boxing stablemates -- lightweight Luke Campbell and super middleweight Callum Smith -- w...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  4. Shawn Porter to face Kell Brook in welterweight title fight on Au...

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Shawn Porter will make his second defense when he faces mandatory challenger Kell Brook on Aug. 16, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  5. World title tripleheader Aug. 16

    Dan Rafael

    The StubHub Center in Carson, California, which has become one of boxing's great venues, will host a world title tripleheader on Aug. 16. Although Showtime will televise the event, neither the network nor the promoter, Golden Boy, has made an officia...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  6. Porter-Brook mandatory slated for Sept. 6

    Dan Rafael

    The fight between welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and England's Kell Brook will take place Sept. 6 at an American venue to be determined, Brook's promoter Eddie Hearn told ESPN.com on Friday. Hearn said both sides had signed contracts for the ma...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  7. D. Garcia to top Aug. 9 card

    Dan Rafael

    Whether the mandatory fight between welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and England's Kell Brook takes place or not, it won't be on Aug. 9, as originally planned. That was the date that Golden Boy, representing Porter, and Brook promoter Eddie Hearn...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  8. Porter-Brook headed to Aug. 9

    Dan Rafael

    Despite Richard Schaefer's resignation as Golden Boy Promotions CEO last week those at the company say it's business as usual. There are fights to arrange and cards to promote. President Oscar De La Hoya, fresh off his Sunday induction into the In...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  9. Porter ordered to face Brook

    Dan Rafael

    Barely 24 hours after welterweight titlist Shawn Porter destroyed former titleholder Paulie Malignaggi in the fourth round of a brutal, efficient and impressive performance to retain his belt for the first time on Saturday night at the DC Armory in W...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Bellew, Brook have a lot at stake

    Dan Rafael

    Two of England's top fighters, cruiserweight Tony Bellew and welterweight Kell Brook, both face important fights on Saturday at Echo Arena in Liverpool. Bellew, moving up in weight from light heavyweight, is seeking to get back on track after gett...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  12. Bellew headlines stacked UK card

    Dan Rafael

    England's Tony Bellew got wiped out in a sixth-round knockout loss against light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson on Nov. 30. Like so many fighters before him, a big loss means one thing: moving up in weight. That is what Bellew is doing for ...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  13. Devon Alexander to face Shawn Porter while waiting for big break

    Dan Rafael

    After fights with Kell Brook and Amir Khan felt through, Devon Alexander was again left without a major fight and will face rising contender Shawn Porter on Saturday

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  14. Scorecard: Hopkins dominates Murat, keeps title

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  15. Brook still proving if he's truly 'Special'

    Shaun Brown

    Delight and relief appeared to be the two overriding emotions from Kell Brook and his team after the 27-year-old Brit passed his "toughest test" against Vyacheslav Senchenko on Saturday in Sheffield, England, with a fourth-round TKO victory. As so...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  16. Brook needs one win for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contender Kell Brook has been here before, needing one more win to get a world title shot. He got that win last October by knocking out Hector Saldivia in the third round of a final eliminator. That set Brook up for a mandatory world ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013