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  1. GGG expects a huge 2015

    Dan Rafael

    CARSON, Calif. -- Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin fought four times in his breakout 2013 and hoped to do it again this year. But when his father died unexpectedly, Golovkin withdrew from an April fight, leaving him with only three appearanc...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  2. Miguel Cotto to sit out rest of 2014

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, who claimed the title by dropping Sergio Martinez four times en route to an upset 10th-round knockout victory June 7 at New York's Madison Square Garden, was expected back in the ring Dec. 13 at the Garden, although the

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  3. Canelo headed back to HBO?

    Dan Rafael

    In late 2013, when Richard Schaefer still ran Golden Boy Promotions, he and Canelo Alvarez announced that Alvarez would fight three times on Showtime PPV this year: March 8, July 26 and Nov. 22. Indeed, Alvarez knocked out Alfredo Angulo on March ...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  4. Important doctor's appointment for Martinez

    Dan Rafael

    A few weeks after Sergio Martinez got knocked down four times and eventually stopped in the 10th round by Miguel Cotto on June 7 in New York -- a defeat that cost him the middleweight championship -- Martinez vowed to fight on. But whether the 39-...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  5. Austin Trout begins another quest for the title against Daniel Da...

    Dan Rafael

    While this week's Austin Trout-Daniel Dawson junior middleweight bout will serve as the main event on the final "Friday Nights Fights" card of the season, Trout hopes it will be the beginning of another run to a world title. Trout and Dawson meet ...

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  6. GGG heading west for next fight

    Dan Rafael

    Although middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin's overwhelming third-round knockout of former titleholder Daniel Geale was only two weeks ago, plans are already in motion for GGG's ring return. Golovkin will make his 12th title defense in the fall ...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  7. Could Miguel Cotto face Andy Lee?

    Dan Rafael

    Many of us would love to see middleweight champion Miguel Cotto have his next fight against titleholder Gennady Golovkin or junior middleweight star Canelo Alvarez. Neither is going to happen, however. At least not next. I know none of us like tha...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  8. Roach has no problem with Cotto-GGG

    Dan Rafael

    Immediately after middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin knocked out former titleholder Daniel Geale in the third round last Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, he called for a fight with the real middleweight champ, Miguel Cotto. ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  9. StubHub Center 'perfect fit' for Porter-Brook

    Dan Rafael

    Unless a promoter is being paid a site fee for a fight -- typically by a casino -- the promoter usually will look to hold the card in a venue where he can sell the most tickets and, thus, maximize revenue. That's why, for example, Miguel Cotto fig...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  10. Cotto-Golovkin? Don't count on it

    Dan Rafael

    Moments after Gennady Golovkin drilled Daniel Geale in the third round on Saturday night at New York's Madison Square Garden to retain his middleweight belt for the 11th time, GGG called for a unification fight with Miguel Cotto. "I am very happy ...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  11. Gennady Golovkin faces his toughest test against Daniel Geale

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin had big plans this summer. He hoped to face super middleweight star Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the main event of an HBO PPV card that was being put together for July 19 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. ...

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  12. Sergio Martinez decides to keep fighting after contemplating reti...

    Dan Rafael

    Former middleweight world champion Sergio Martinez, who has been relaxing in Spain, has made his decision: He will fight on.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2014
  13. Nelson-Grajeda headlines Aug. 8 'FNF'

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight contender Willie Nelson was out of action for a year because of left elbow surgery, but returned June 7 on the Miguel Cotto-Sergio Martinez undercard to drill soft-touch Darryl Cunningham in the first round. Cleveland's Nelson ...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  14. Alvarez-Lara: The best against the best

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he made his plans official Thursday when he announced that he will take a second consecutive fight in the welterweight division, where he is also a unified champion, i...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  15. Alvarez: No title at stake, no problem

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he is also the unified welterweight champion -- thanks to the sanctioning organizations breaking their own rules and allowing him to hold two belts in each wei...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  16. Dan Rafael's top 20 pound-for-pound fighters

    Dan Rafael

    We have an expert panel that votes on ESPN.com's pound-for-pound top 10, of which I am one member. It's a way for us to reach some sort of consensus on the best fighters in the world, regardless of weight class. But since we began using this metho...

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014