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  1. Jennings hits Vegas for 2 weeks of training

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Bryant Jennings is preparing for the most important fight of his career, so he wanted to get away from the distractions that often can get in the way when a fighter trains at home. So as Jennings (18-0, 10 KOs) prepares for his world t...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  2. DiBella: Macklin is wrong

    Dan Rafael

    Understandably, middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is disappointed. That is because he was supposed to fight former titleholder Daniel Geale on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas on HBO. The fight was scheduled to be the co-feature on the card ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  3. Mike Perez injures shoulder, forced to withdraw from bout against...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Mike Perez suffered a left shoulder injury in a sparring session this week, forcing him to withdraw on Friday from a title elimination bout against Bryan Jennings, the promoters announced.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Bryant Jennings set to fight Mike Perez on May 25

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contenders Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez will square off May 24 in a title elimination fight that will guarantee the winner a mandatory shot at a world title.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  6. Jennings-Perez could fill HBO date

    Dan Rafael

    Once HBO declined to match Showtime's offer to light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson for a May 24 defense against Andrzej Fonfara, HBO was left with a hole in its schedule. Although HBO will not have Stevenson that night, the network still p...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  7. Solis, Thompson need wins

    Dan Rafael

    It seems there is finally some movement in the heavyweight division as the contenders are facing each other. Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola will square off in a May 10 rematch for a vacant title. Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora are fighting a re...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  8. Jennings, Perez discuss eliminator

    Dan Rafael

    An interesting fight between two of the top up-and-coming heavyweights has been ordered -- and both sides are interested. Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez, who have both had their recent fights on HBO, have been ordered to fight each other in a worl...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  9. Scorecard: Jean Pascal puts to rest Montreal rivalry with Lucian ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal -- not to mention most of Quebec -- had anticipated a showdown with former super middleweight titlist and fellow Montreal resident Lucian Bute for years. Saturday's matchup didn't live up to the hype, but Pascal proved more worthy of the locals' love.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  10. Mike Perez takes first step after Magomed Abdusalamov tragedy

    Dan Rafael

    Mike Perez left Magomed Abdusalamov bedridden and in a coma after their November fight, and although the unbeaten heavyweight prospect says he has come to terms with the tragedy, we won't know for sure until the bell rings in his return Saturday against Carlos Takam.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  11. Heavyweight Mike Perez to fight Carlos Takam in ring return

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Mike Perez, whose last fight on Nov. 2 in New York left opponent Magomed Abdusalamov in a coma for more than a month and near death, will return to the ring Jan. 18.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  12. Magomed Abdusalamov brought out of coma; 'good sign'

    Dan Rafael

    Injured heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov was brought out of a medically induced coma on Friday and was breathing on his own, promoter Nathan Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing told

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  13. Magomed Abdusalamov expected to live

    Dan Rafael

    Comatose heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov's condition is improving, leading doctors to say he will live.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  14. Mike Perez expresses concern for Magomed Abdusalamov, who remains...

    Dan Rafael

    While Russian heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov remained "stable" in a medically induced coma Monday following a brain injury suffered in a brutal fight with Mike Perez on Saturday night, Perez spoke out for the first time Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  15. Scorecard: Gennady Golovkin outclasses Curtis Stevens

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  16. Magomed Abdusalamov has brain surgery after heavyweight loss

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov of Russia was in a medically induced coma on Sunday following brain surgery to remove a blood clot suffered in a 10-round unanimous decision loss to Mike Perez on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013