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  1. Cuadras opponent changes at last minute

    Dan Rafael

    Junior bantamweight titlist Carlos Cuadras (30-0-1, 24 KOs), 26, of Mexico, will make his second defense on Thursday night in Washington, D.C. But instead of facing former flyweight titlist Sonny Boy Jaro of the Philippines, Cuadras will face ano...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  2. Gamboa plots comeback in Mexico

    Dan Rafael

    When last in the ring, former featherweight titlist Yuriorkis Gamboa was getting dropped four times and violently knocked out in the ninth round challenging lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford in a fight of the year candidate in June. That wa...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  3. Cornelius "K9" Bundrage defeats Carlos Molina by unanimous decisi...

    Dan Rafael

    Cornelius "K9" Bundrage scored two knockdowns and rolled to a clear, unanimous decision victory against Carlos Molina to regain a version of the junior middleweight world title on Saturday in Cancun, Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2014
  4. Rodriguez vacates 105 title, moves up

    Dan Rafael

    When Francisco Rodriguez Jr. outpointed Japan's Katsunari Takayama on Aug. 9 in Monterrey, Mexico to unify strawweight titles it was the end of a fantastic fight. For my money, it is so far the 2014 fight of the year and one of the greatest fights in...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  5. ESPN buys Molina-Bundrage rights

    Dan Rafael

    When Carlos Molina makes the first defense of his junior middleweight world title against mandatory challenger (and former titleholder) Cornelius "K9" Bundrage on Saturday night in Cancun, Mexico, American fans can watch the fight on ESPN Deportes th...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  6. Jhonny Gonzalez secures 11th-round TKO win over Jorge Arce, retai...

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titleholder Jhonny Gonzalez steamrolled through countryman Jorge Arce, dropping him three times before stopping him in the 11th round of an utterly one-sided fight to retain his world title on Saturday night in Los Mochis, Mexico, Arce's hom

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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