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  1. V-Lom to stay on course for Walters fight

    Dan Rafael

    After Jamaica's Nicholas Walters knocked out featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire in the sixth round of an outstanding performance in October, the immediate discussion turned to a possible unification fight with Vasyl Lomachenko, the gifted forme...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  2. Victor Ortiz giving it another go

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz was on top of the world after winning a welterweight world title by decision from Andre Berto in a terrific fight in 2011. He had finally lived up to the vast potential he showed on the way up and seemed poised for a good run. But Ort...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  3. Victor Ortiz planning November return

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz, who has been knocked out in his past three fights, plans to return to the ring. Ortiz (29-5-2, 22 KOs), 27, of Oxnard, California, wrote Thursday on his Instagram page that he will be back in the ring befo...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  4. Luis Ortiz KO's Lateef Kayode in 1st round for interim heavyweigh...

    Dan Rafael

    Luis Ortiz destroyed Lateef Kayode in a first-round knockout victory to claim a vacant interim heavyweight belt Thursday night at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  5. Scorecard: Kell Brook takes welterweight title away from Shawn Po...

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  6. Rare strawweight unification on Saturday

    Dan Rafael

    Strawweight unification fights are rare. Hall of Famer Ricardo Lopez of Mexico, the greatest strawweight of all time, fought two of them in his heyday, knocking out Alex "Nene" Sanchez in the fifth round in 1997 and then fighting to an eight-roun...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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