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  1. Devon Alexander-Amir Khan bout nearly finalized for Dec. 13 in La...

    Dan Rafael

    Devon Alexander and Amir Khan have agreed to fight, and the deal is in the process of being finalized as the main event of a Dec. 13 tripleheader on Showtime in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  2. Contract comeback fight for Rodriguez

    Dan Rafael

    When last seen in the ring, Edwin Rodriguez had the worst performance of his career. It was last November, when Rodriguez was supposed to challenge super middleweight champion Andre Ward in an HBO main event. But first Rodriguez missed the 168-po...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  3. Tarver Jr. to fight on his father's card

    Dan Rafael

    While heavyweights Antonio Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs) and Johnathon Banks (29-2-1, 19 KOs), both in need of an impressive performance to keep their flickering prospects of a major fight alive, square off in a 10-round bout in the main event of a "Golden B...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  4. Austin Trout begins another quest for the title against Daniel Da...

    Dan Rafael

    While this week's Austin Trout-Daniel Dawson junior middleweight bout will serve as the main event on the final "Friday Nights Fights" card of the season, Trout hopes it will be the beginning of another run to a world title. Trout and Dawson meet ...

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Matthew Macklin's fight against Jorge Sebastien Heiland postponed...

    Dan Rafael

    Matthew Macklin's world title elimination fight against Jorge Sebastien Heiland, scheduled for Aug. 30 in Dublin, Ireland, was postponed on Wednesday due to Macklin trainer Jamie Moore suffering gunshot wounds during an incident early Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  7. Gennady Golovkin faces his toughest test against Daniel Geale

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin had big plans this summer. He hoped to face super middleweight star Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the main event of an HBO PPV card that was being put together for July 19 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. ...

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  8. Tyson Fury gets new challenger for Saturday fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury will remain in the main event of Saturday's fight card at the Phones4U Arena in Manchester, England and face last-minute substitute Alexander Ustinov, promoter Frank Warren announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  9. Matthew Macklin to face Jorge Sebastien Heiland in 160 title elim...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin will face Jorge Sebastien Heiland in a world title eliminator on Aug. 30 in Dublin.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  10. Ramirez adds intrigue to Macau card

    Dan Rafael

    Flyweight prospect Zou Shiming, the two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist on the verge of fighting for a world title, is in the main event. Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, one of boxing's most skillful fighters, is on the underca...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Rustam Nugaev to fight Denis Shafikov in world title eliminator

    Dan Rafael

    Russian lightweights Rustam Nugaev and Denis Shafikov will meet in a world title eliminator in the main event of the Aug. 15 edition of ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights."

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  13. Fight card set for U.S. Cellular Field

    Dan Rafael

    Last August, light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara knocked out former titleholder Gabriel Campillo at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago in what was the main event of an entertaining card -- the first outdoor pro boxing event in Chicago since the S...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  14. Hovhannisyan set to return on FNF

    Dan Rafael

    In February 2013, lightweight Art Hovhannisyan suffered his first loss, a 10-round decision to Alejandro Perez. But Hovhannisyan has won two fights since and will look to extend it to three when he meets Jonathan Maicelo in the main event of "Fri...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  15. Gennady Golovkin to defend middleweight title on July 26 at Madis...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin will defend his title on July 26 at Madison Square Garden, probably against former titleholder Daniel Geale of Australia.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  16. Junior featherweights Wilfredo Vazquez, Martin Sonsona book remat...

    Dan Rafael

    Former world titleholders Wilfredo Vazquez and Martin Sonsona will meet in a junior featherweight rematch that was one of the three fights announced Monday that will serve as the televised undercard of the main event on June 7.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014