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  1. Two-time Olympian Vasyl Lomachenko to make pro debut against Jona...

    Dan Rafael

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    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  2. England gold medalist Anthony Joshua turning pro

    Dan Rafael

    England's Anthony Joshua, who won the 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medal in front of the home fans in London, is going pro a year after his biggest amateur triumph.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2013
  3. Luke Campbell primed for debut

    Dan Rafael

    At the 2012 London Games, Luke Campbell became the first British boxer to win a bantamweight Olympic gold medal in more than 100 years. But when Campbell makes his pro debut, he do so as a lightweight. In the '12 Olympics, the bantamweight limit w...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  4. Meet U.S. Olympians turning pro

    Dan Rafael

    The U.S. men's boxing team came up empty at the London Olympics this past summer. No medals. Nothing. It's the first time that has ever happened. But now it's on to the pro game, where there is no headgear, smaller gloves, longer fights and where kno...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  5. John Joe Nevin rethinks going pro

    Dan Rafael

    In October, Amir Khan's newly formed Super Fight Promotions announced that it had signed its second fighter: Ireland's John Joe Nevin, the 23-year-old who won the bantamweight silver medal in the 2012 London Olympics (beating Top Rank prospect Oscar ...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  6. Manager Al Haymon signs six boxers from United States Olympic tea...

    Dan Rafael

    Six of the nine members of the U.S. Olympic boxing team in London -- Dominic Breazeale, Marcus Browne, Terrell Gausha, Errol Spence Jr., Jamel Herring and Rau'shee Warren -- have signed with manager Al Haymon in recent weeks.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  7. To fix a broken U.S. boxing Olympic program, why not a Dream Team...

    Dan Rafael

    In the aftermath of the worst showing by a U.S. boxing team in Olympic history, Dan Rafael proposes a Dream scenario -- inviting pros into the ring -- and offers his own version of a new American boxing powerhouse.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  8. Pros recall Olympic experiences

    Dan Rafael

    With the Olympics in full swing in London, the memories of past Olympians have come flooding back. I checked in with a few boxing Olympians to see what sorts of memories they had from their experience at the Games. Sugar Ray Leonard (1976 Montrea...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  9. Andre Ward wants changes to cure U.S. amateur boxing woes

    Dan Rafael

    No one has higher hopes for Team USA boxing than super middleweight champ Andre Ward, who won gold in 2004. That's why he so desperately wants to see changes made to set the spiraling U.S. amateur program straight.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  10. Standout Olympians to have debuts air on CBS

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing is returning to network television.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  11. Jesse Magdaleno signs pro contract with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank promoter Bob Arum insisted that he tried to talk amateur boxing standout Jesse Magdaleno into staying in the unpaid ranks for two more years to try to win a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2010