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  1. 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
  2. Scorecard: Rodriguez outpoints Takayama to unify strawweight titl...

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Daniel Jacobs stops Jarrod Fletcher to win middleweight title

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Three years ago Daniel Jacobs was bedridden in a hospital, not knowing if he would live or die, having been diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. On Saturday night, Jacobs knocked out Jarrod Fletcher of Australia in t...

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Daniel Jacobs goes for title in his hometown

    Dan Rafael

    In 2010, cancer nearly ended Danny Jacobs' promising career -- along with his life. On Saturday, he'll fight for a world title in his native Brookly, New York against Jarrod Fletcher.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  7. Ali, Browne on Garcia-Salka undercard

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions on Thursday announced the undercard for the Aug. 9 card it is putting on at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Showtime will televise the top three bouts: a nontitle welterweight fight between junior welterweight cham...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  8. At least Garcia-Salka isn't for a world title

    Dan Rafael

    In late June, when Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime announced their Aug. 9 card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, it was supposed to include three world title bouts -- all of dubious distinction -- but now it's down to two. In the ma...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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