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  1. Notes: Gonzalez eyeing 115 title shot

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez (41-0, 35 KOs) will fight journeyman Valentin Leon (38-28-3, 21 KOs) of Mexico, who has won four fights in a row, on Feb. 28. The nontitle 10-round junior ba...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  2. Felix Verdejo injures hand, pulls out of Marco Antonio Lopez figh...

    Dan Rafael

    Puerto Rican lightweight Felix Verdejo, the 2014 ESPN.com prospect of the year, will have to wait a bit longer for his 2015 debut.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2015
  3. Marquez helps Estrada prepare for Mitchell

    Dan Rafael

    Mexico's Daniel Estrada turned in a gutsy performance but was outgunned when he challenged Omar Figueroa for a lightweight world title on Aug. 16. Coming back from that defeat, Estrada can put himself in position for another world title bout with a v...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  4. Lightweight Felix Verdejo to fight Marco Antonio Lopez on Feb. 28...

    Dan Rafael

    Puerto Rican lightweight Felix Verdejo, the 2014 ESPN.com prospect of the year, is ready for his 2015 debut.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  5. Budler title defense added to GGG card

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Representatives for strawweight titleholder Hekkie Budler (27-1, 9 KOs), of South Africa, and mandatory challenger Jesus Silvestre (30-5, 22 KOs), of Mexico, avoided a purse bid by making a ...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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