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  1. Donaire-Walters good to go

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank made official on Friday what has been known for weeks - that featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire and secondary titlist Nicholas Walters will fight. They're set to meet Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, and open a t...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
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  3. GGG taking SoCal by storm

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin's West Coast debut is already a hit. Due to overwhelming ticket demand, K2 Promotions is putting $27 standing room only tickets on sale for Golovkin's def...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  4. Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin to face Marco Antonio Rubio...

    Dan Rafael

    Gennady Golovkin and interim titlist Marco Antonio Rubio will meet on Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, K2 Promotions, Golovkin's promoter, announced.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  5. Golovkin-Rubio up next?

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The leading candidate to land an Oct. 18 HBO fight against middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin is interim titlist Marco Antonio Rubio of Mexico, who would have to vacate the interim belt...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  6. Scorecard: Giovani Segura stops Felipe Salguero in slugfest

    Dan Rafael

    In an early contender for fight of the year, former junior flyweight champion Giovani Segura did what he does best -- engage in a brawl, and emerge from the battle with his hand raised.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  7. Chavez: 'I owe the fans a great performance'

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and, in particular, his focus have been under scrutiny over the past several years, culminating with a lopsided decision loss to Sergio Martinez in 2012. Weight problems, a change of trainers and a year of inactivity effectivel...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  8. Martinez-Cotto getting closer

    Dan Rafael

    As a June fight between middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and former three-division titleholder Miguel Cotto gets closer and closer, one potential impediment to the deal getting done has seemingly been removed. Marco Antonio Rubio is Martinez'...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  9. WBC announces mandatory fights

    Dan Rafael

    As much as I rail against the WBC's rule-breaking and divisional rankings, those rankings affect the mandatory fights that are made for the organization's belt. So that makes its annual convention notable in that many of those mandatory situations ar...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  10. Scorecard: Omar Figueroa guts out a win in fight of the year lead...

    Dan Rafael

    Omar Figueroa, a hard-hitting lightweight from Texas, was the known commodity in San Antonio on Saturday. But Nihito Arakawa won't soon be forgotten after he engaged in a war with Figueroa, who earned an interim belt the hard way.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  11. Injury KO's Lemieux from FNF

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight knockout artist David Lemieux has a small fracture in his right hand and has withdrawn from his Feb. 8 main event on ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights." Lemieux (28-2, 27 KOs) was supposed to face Colombia's Jose Miguel Torres (26-5, 23 KO...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  12. Quillin psyched for Oct. 20 at Barclays

    Michael Woods is just about the most popular website for boxing fans. It functions as the go-to source for fighters' records, and contains pertinent information on who and where and when they will fight next. So, I'm on there a lot. After my vacay, ...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  13. Martinez, Chavez Jr. have war of words

    Dan Rafael

    Sergio Martinez, the real middleweight champion, has wanted to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for more than a year, ever since Chavez won a belt -- which had been stripped from Martinez -- from Sebastian Zbik. Chavez Jr. has also wanted to fight Marti...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  14. Take the test? Chavez did

    Dan Rafael

    As if there weren't enough scandal and controversy in boxing already, now we have a manufactured one due to an honest error -- but one that many fight fans can't seem to accept as just that. I was watching HBO's "World Championship Boxing" telecas...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  15. Weight issues lighter for Chavez

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. figures to be in a real fight against Andy Lee on Saturday night (10 ET, HBO) at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, so the outcome is in doubt. But even before Chavez and Lee get into the ring, a questi...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  16. Texas, WBC blew testing, not Chavez

    Dan Rafael

    One can criticize middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for a number of things. The caliber of opponents he has faced, for instance. His need for radical weight loss in the final days before a fight. The fact he was arrested and charged with d...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  17. Did Chavez Jr. hurry to escape urinalysis?

    Michael Woods

    On Sunday afternoon, I busted Marco Antonio Rubio's chops for insinuating that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. used an illegal PED or PEDs before his unanimous decision title-defense win in San Antonio Saturday night. I stand by that piece, because Rubio m...

    Blog | February 06, 2012