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  1. Scorecard: Canelo Alvarez comes to fight, gets the win

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  2. Abner Mares defeats Jonathan Oquendo by unanimous decision

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former three-division titleholder Abner Mares made a triumphant return to the ring 11 months after he got wiped out in one round and lost his featherweight world title to Jhonny Gonzalez. Mares won a unanimous decision against Jonathan...

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  3. Alvarez-Lara 'Honor & Glory' card purses

    Dan Rafael

    The contracts are filed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission so here's the rundown of the purses for the "Honor & Glory" card on Saturday night (Showtime PPV, 9 ET) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas: • In the main event, f...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  4. Lopez-Vargas winner seeks title shot

    Dan Rafael

    If many had left Juan Manuel Lopez's career for dead after he suffered two knockout losses to Orlando Salido in featherweight world title fights during a three-fight stretch in 2011 and 2012, then pretty much everyone else kicked dirt on it when Mike...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  5. Perez eyes interim belt, title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Colombian lightweight Darleys Perez was an undefeated fighter, although largely untested, when he stepped up to face Yuriorkis Gamboa for a vacant interim lightweight belt last June. Perez lost a unanimous decision to the quicker Gamboa, but retur...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  6. Officials set for Canelo-Lara card

    Dan Rafael

    At its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission appointed the officials who will work the "Honor & Glory" card headlined by the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight on July 12 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Rober...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  7. Marvin Sonsona wins split-decision against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.

    Dan Rafael

    It wasn't pretty and it might not have been the finish that fans wanted, but featherweight contender avenged his defeat to Wilfredo vazquez Jr. with a split decision win Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  8. Verdejo's exposure is growing

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Felix Verdejo, a 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian and one of boxing's most significant prospects, fights on Saturday night at New York's Madison Square Garden. But although his scheduled six-round fight with Engelberto Venezuela won't be part o...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  9. Lopez-Vargas on Canelo-Lara PPV

    Dan Rafael

    As junior middleweights Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara set out on the media tour this week to promote their July 12 Showtime PPV showdown at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, one of the televised undercard bouts has been set. Puerto Rico's Juan Manue...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  10. Scorecard: Lucas Matthysse-John Molina in early fight of the year...

    Dan Rafael

    Lucas Matthysse survived two visits to the canvas to stop John Molina Saturday in an early fight of the year candidate.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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