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  1. Delvin Rodriguez back on 'FNF'

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Junior middleweight Delvin Rodriguez (28-7-3, 16 KOs), coming off a third-round knockout loss to Miguel Cotto in October, returns May 16 to ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights," where he has appeare...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  2. Jennings-Perez card deep in heart of Texas

    Dan Rafael

    The May 24 HBO doubleheader featuring heavyweight Bryant Jennings against Mike Perez in a title eliminator and the middleweight showdown between former titlist Daniel Geale and former three-time title challenger Matthew Macklin will take place at the...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  3. Shane Mosley Jr. set to make professional boxing debut

    Dan Rafael

    Sugar Shane Mosley won world titles as a lightweight, welterweight and junior middleweight and was, at one point, widely regarded as the pound-for-pound king in the early 2000s. Eventually, he is likely to be elected to the Boxing Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  4. Smith: 'I can't blame Lara'

    Dan Rafael

    Most fighters would be angry about losing out on a world title opportunity, but former junior middleweight titlist Ishe Smith has an entirely refreshing attitude about what happened to him. Smith was scheduled to challenge 154-pound titleholder Er...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  5. Quillin caught up in cold war

    Dan Rafael

    WASHINGTON -- Since "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin won his middleweight world title in October 2012, dropping Hassan N'Dam six times and winning a decision in an exciting fight, his opponents in three defenses have not exactly inspired much excitement...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  6. Boxcino middleweights enter semifinals

    Bernard Pilatti

    The 2014 Boxcino middleweight tournament enters the semifinal round on Friday with a pair of bouts headlining ESPN's "Friday Night Fights." The two eight-round semifinal bouts will take place from the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, N.Y. ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  7. Gatica looks to shine in Boxcino

    Dan Rafael

    The Boxcino middleweight tournament rolls on this week with the semifinals of the eight-man tournament on "Friday Night Fights" (ESPN2, 9 ET). Vitalii Kopylenko (23-0, 13 KOs) of Ukraine takes on Willie Monroe Jr. (16-1, 6 KOs) of Rochester, N.Y.,...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  8. WBO champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin on the power of pain -...

    Adam K. Moussa

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, undefeated WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin tells Adam K. Moussa about his training routine and the most beneficial exercises for a boxer.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  9. Additional 20,000 seats to be sold for Carl Froch, George Groves ...

    Dan Rafael

    The super middleweight title rematch between Carl Froch and challenger George Groves on May 31 at Wembley Stadium in England was already going to be one of the biggest fights in British boxing history. Now it is going to be even bigger.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  10. Smith eager to get back in the ring

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight Callum Smith is one of England's top prospects, but hand surgery has kept him sidelined since an impressive sixth-round knockout performance against former world title challenger Ruben Acosta in October. He injured his left hand...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  11. Alvarez takes hard road with Lara

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez could have picked just about any opponent he wanted and still made a big payday in his July 12 fight. But Alvarez, motivated by naysayers who believe he would duck certain opponents, is not tha...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  12. Cotto at MSG, and Pacquiao vs. Marquez?

    Michael Woods

    Freddie Roach will bring client Miguel Cotto back to Madison Square Garden on June 7, to attempt to take Sergio Martinez's WBC middleweight title. Roach is on a nice run, with Manny Pacquiao looking good against Brandon Rios in November, and then ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  13. Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara to meet in junior middleweight non...

    Dan Rafael

    Former 154-pound titleholder Canelo Alvarez and reigning titlist Erislandy Lara will meet in the main event July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas after agreeing to terms over the weekend, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  14. Tito Ortiz to fight Alexander Shlemenko at May 17 Bellator event

    Brett Okamoto

    A non-title light heavyweight bout between Tito Ortiz and middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has been added to a Bellator MMA pay-per-view on May 17.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  15. Gilberto Ramirez beats Giovanni Lorenzo in Las Vegas

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez has designs on being another in the long ling of star champions from Mexico and looked like he might be on his way with an impressive fifth-round destruction of former world title challenger Giovanni Lorenzo on Friday n

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  16. Unbeaten Ramirez faces Lorenzo on FNF

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Mexican prospect Gilberto Ramirez puts his unbeaten record on the line Friday against veteran Giovanni Lorenzo in the main event of ESPN's "Friday Night Fights." The 10-round super middleweight bout (ESPN2, 9 p.m. ET) headlines a card from the Man...

    Blog | April 10, 2014