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  1. Lopez back in action on FNF

    Dan Rafael

    As a late substitute opponent facing Victor Ortiz in 2012, welterweight Josesito Lopez of Riverside, Calif., was largely unknown and a major underdog. Nine rounds later, Lopez had badly broken Ortiz's jaw, stopped him and emerged as "The Riverside Ro...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Deontay Wilder scores his 31st KO in as many fights

    Dan Rafael

    With a first-round KO of Malik Scott, Deontay Wilder bested an elite opponent, proved his talent and left little doubt that he's America's best in the heavyweight division.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  4. Must-win for Lopez, Ponce De Leon

    Dan Rafael

    In June 2008, Puerto Rico's Juan Manuel Lopez got his first title opportunity against then-junior featherweight beltholder Daniel Ponce De Leon of Mexico and turned in an explosive performance. Lopez drilled Ponce De Leon in the first round in Atl...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  5. Victor Ortiz Q&A: 'I'm pretty eager to get back'

    Brian Campbell

    Former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz will jump into the ring on Thursday for the first time since suffering a broken jaw against Josesito Lopez in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  6. Blake Caparello Q&A: 'I have to win and win impressively'

    Brian Campbell

    Australian light heavyweight Blake Caparello is bringing his unbeaten record to America and will make his U.S. debut against Elvir Muriqi in the main event of "Friday Night Fights."

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  7. Victor Ortiz returns '100 percent confident' against Luis Collazo...

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz is coming off a pair of losses, a gruesome broken jaw and an 18-month layoff to face fellow former welterweight titleholder Luis Collazo on Thursday in Brooklyn, N.Y. Is he as ready as he sounds for his return?

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  8. Five keys for Victor Ortiz against Luis Collazo

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Victor Ortiz against Luis Collazo on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  9. Five keys for Mikey Garcia

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Mikey Garcia against Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  10. Five keys for Juan Carlos Burgos

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Juan Carlos Burgos against Mikey Garcia on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  11. Scorecard: Rances Barthelemy hammers his way to 130-pound title

    Dan Rafael

    Rances Barthelemy benefited from a referee's misstep and a commission's lack of instant replay, but he clearly dominated Argenis Mendez on Friday in a second-round knockout to win a junior lightweight title.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  12. Scorecard: Marcos Maidana overpowers Adrien Broner for title

    Dan Rafael

    In a late entry for the top fight of 2013, Marcos Maidana put on a power display and upset Adrien Broner in a gritty, dramatic bout to win a welterweight title Saturday in San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: Lopez outlasts Arnaoutis

    Brian Campbell

    As far as get-well fights are concerned, sometimes securing the victory is the only thing that matters. Having lost three of his previous four fights entering Friday, including his past two by knockout, against Canelo Alvarez and Marcos Maidana, s...

    Blog | December 14, 2013
  14. Lopez hopes to get back on track

    Dan Rafael

    Josesito Lopez moved up to welterweight in June 2012 and pulled a major upset when he broke former titleholder Victor Ortiz's jaw and stopped him in the ninth round. After the inspiring win, which the Riverside, Calif., product called his "Rocky m...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  15. A titlist again, Garcia looks ahead

    Dan Rafael

    Mikey Garcia feels whole again. He owned a featherweight title, but he was disappointingly stripped when he failed to make weight for a June defense against Juan Manuel Lopez. But Garcia has a world title belt wrapped around his waist again after ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  16. Mikey Garcia grateful for another title shot

    Dan Rafael

    After being stripped of his 126-pound title when he failed to make weight in his previous outing, Mikey Garcia is putting the episode behing him -- starting with, he hopes, Saturday's challenge for Rocky Martinez's 130-pound crown.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013