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  1. Jhonny Gonzalez to defend title vs. Jorge Arce on Oct. 4

    Dan Rafael

    Jhonny Gonzalez and Jorge Arce, both among Mexico's most popular, exciting and accomplished fighters, will finally meet.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
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  3. Verdejo returns to Orlando

    Dan Rafael

    Blue chip lightweight prospect Felix Verdejo, a 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian, will be back in action on Oct. 4 in Orlando, Fla., promoter Top Rank announced. Verdejo (14-0, 10 KOs), 21, will face Sergio Villanueva (26-4-2, 13 KOs), 23, of Mexico, in...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  4. Orlando Salido, Terdsak Kokietgym set for interim 130 title bout

    Dan Rafael

    Former featherweight world titleholder Orlando Salido and former title challenger Terdsak Kokietgym will square off for a vacant interim junior lightweight title on Sept. 20 in Salido's hometown of Ciudad Obregon, Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 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. Gonzalez, Arce close in on historic deal

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Jhonny Gonzalez and former three-division titleholder Jorge Arce, both of Mexico, are close to finalizing a deal for a Sept. 27 bout in Arce's hometown of Los Mochis, Mexico, according to Arce promoter Zanfer Promotions. Arce...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Nelson squares off with Grajeda on FNF

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Exciting junior middleweight Willie Nelson makes his return to ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" when he headlines a card from Fallon, Nevada. Nelson (22-1-1, 13 KOs) will face Mexico's Luis Grajeda (17-2-2, 13 KOs) in a 10-round bout (ESPN2, 9 p.m. ET...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  9. Notes: Thompson in title eliminator

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Mexico's Sergio Thompson (29-3, 26 KOs) squares off with Adones Aguelo (21-9-2, 13 KOs) of the Philippines in a junior lightweight title eliminator on Saturday night (Fox Deportes, 10 ET) in Thompson...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  10. New date for Molina-Bundrage

    Dan Rafael

    There's been a change of date for junior middleweight titleholder Carlos Molina's mandatory defense against former titlist Cornelius "K9" Bundrage. They were due to meet Sept. 6 in Cancun, Mexico, but the date has been switched to Oct. 11, still a...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  11. Montiel aims at fourth title

    Dan Rafael

    Mexico's Fernando Montiel has won world titles in three weight classes -- flyweight, junior bantamweight and bantamweight -- and pines for one in a fourth division. In the twilight of his 18-year professional career, Montiel, 35, has dreams of a w...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  12. Alvarez aims for big dates

    Dan Rafael

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, the former unified junior middleweight titleholder, is Mexico's biggest active boxing star. He draws significant attention, makes entertaining fights, and sells tickets and pay-per-views. The two most important fight weekend...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  13. Vazquez, Martirosyan sign with Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titlist Miguel Vazquez and junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan are the newest fighters to sign with adviser/manager Al Haymon, whose right-hand man Sam Watson told ESPN.com. Vazquez (34-3, 13 KOs), 27, of Mexico, won a vaca...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  14. Junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina to face mandatory chall...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina will face mandatory challenger and former titleholder Cornelius "K9" Bundrage on or before Sept. 6 in Cancun, Mexico after their camps made a deal and avoided a purse bid scheduled on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  15. News & notes: Salido sets return

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Former featherweight titlist Orlando Salido (41-12-2, 28 KOs) of Mexico, stripped of his title for not making weight the day before his split-decision win against Vasyl Lomachenko on March 1, will re...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  16. Jhonson, Gonzalez to celebrate on FNF

    Bernardo Pilatti

    On the same day in which they both will mark their 33rd birthday, Yudel Jhonson of Cuba and Mexico's Norberto Gonzalez promise an all-out war in celebration in the main event of ESPN's "Friday Night Fights." The 10-round junior middleweight bout, ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  17. Carlos Molina in limbo but training

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina is out of jail and in his native Mexico training while his team -- which now includes adviser Al Haymon, with whom he recently signed -- tries to sort out his immigration issues. Molina was due to defend h...

    Blog | May 14, 2014