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  1. Video: FNF News And Notes

    Dan Rafael

    ESPN.com senior writer Dan Rafael joins "Friday Night Fights" to look at the Aug. 9 card featuring junior welterweight titlists Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson, preview the July 12 pay-per-view bout between Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara and update t...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  2. Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson to defend titles on Aug. 9 card

    Dan Rafael

    Unified junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and titleholder Lamont Peterson will appear on the same card in showcase defenses on Aug. 9 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York in what is expected to be a prelude to a unification fight later in

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Jean aiming for lightweight title

    Dan Rafael

    Dierry Jean, comfortable in his new weight class, would like a crack at a lightweight world title. The 32-year-old from Montreal couldn't get the job done at junior welterweight in a title challenge against Lamont Peterson in January, losing a har...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Jean looks to rebound from loss

    Dan Rafael

    On Jan. 25, Quebec's Dierry Jean traveled to junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson's hometown of Washington, D.C., and lost a unanimous decision in a hard-fought fight. Although Jean lost -- he was Peterson's mandatory challenger -- he put up a...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  7. Matthysse looks to get back on track

    Dan Rafael

    In 2012 and for most of 2013, junior welterweight slugger Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse was all but untouchable against a series of good opponents. Many viewed him as the best 140-pound fighter in the world and he was the favorite when he squared ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  8. Khan joins Haymon's stable

    Dan Rafael

    The stable of powerful adviser Al Haymon continued to grow Wednesday as he added yet another prominent fighter -- former unified junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan of England. The signing comes as little surprise, as Khan has talked about signi...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  9. Peterson brothers join Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    The roster of Al Haymon fighters just keeps growing and growing. Boxing's most influential adviser added three more fighters to his stable in the past week, signing the Peterson brothers -- junior welterweight titlist Lamont and lightweight Antho...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  10. HBO calls off April 26 plans

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • HBO had planned to have a boxing card April 26 but now will go dark. The initial plan was for a card at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York headlined by middleweight titlist Gennady Golo...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  11. Garcia-Cayo tops Thursday night special

    Dan Rafael

    For one week at least, ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" will come to you on a Thursday night with a special May 1 edition from Hialeah Park, the iconic South Florida race track, and there's an interesting main event: Robert Garcia versus Victor Manuel C...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  12. Thurman, Matthysse doubleheader

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer likes for his fight cards to have a theme. For example, Saturday night's Showtime PPV card, headlined by an expected brawl between Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo, is called "Toe T...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Lamont Peterson dominant in decision win against Dierry Jean

    Dan Rafael

    Lamont Peterson was the busier man during 12 rounds and defended his junior welterweight title with a unanimous decision win over Dierry Jean on Saturday in Washington D.C.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2014
  15. Can Lamont Peterson pick himself back up against Dierry Jean?

    Dan Rafael

    If Lamont Peterson is bothered by the fact he was laid out in his previous bout, he isn't letting on. The junior middleweight titleholder is pressing ahead, shrugging off his KO loss and throwing himself into Saturday's defense against Dierry Jean.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2014
  16. Lamont Peterson to defend title against Dierry Jean in January

    Dan Rafael

    Lamont Peterson can begin to address some questions when he returns to the ring to make a mandatory title defense against Dierry Jean.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013