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  1. Robert Stieglitz, Felix Sturm to meet Nov. 8 at Porsche Arena in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Robert Stieglitz and Felix Sturm, two of Germany's best and most popular fighters of the past decade, are finally set to meet in a long-awaited showdown.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  2. Notes: Sturm-Stieglitz, Bradley, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Former four-time middleweight titlist Felix Sturm (39-4-2, 18 KOs) and former two-time super middleweight titleholder Robert Stieglitz (47-4, 27 KOs), two of Germany's most popular fighters, w...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. 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
  4. De La Hoya looks back on career

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, who won 10 world titles in a then-record six weight classes, was one of the best fighters of his time and the most popular fighter of his day. On Sunday, he will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  5. Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo bout generates big PPV numbers

    Dan Rafael

    The Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo pay-per-view fight earlier last weekend generated more than 350,000 buys and grossed at least $20 million.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  6. Let's not wait on an Adonis Stevenson-Jean Pascal fight

    Dan Rafael

    Why should Jean Pascal bother with a Lucian Bute rematch after Saturday's dominant win? Instead, bring on another all-Montreal matchup: light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  7. Felix Sturm readies for return

    Dan Rafael

    Former three-time middleweight titlist Felix Sturm, one of Germany's most popular fighters, is returning to action and hoping to put the misery of his past two fights behind him. Sturm (37-3-2, 16 KOs), 34, announced that he will face an opponent to ...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  8. Canelo Alvarez lands Austin Trout, come what may

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez, 22, has already built a small boxing empire -- but on the backs of retreads and smaller foes. He decided enough was enough and chose Austin Trout as the fighter against whom he'd make his stand.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  9. Jean Pascal to return after 1½-year injury absence

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal, out of action since May 2011 because of injuries, will return Dec. 14 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, promoter Yvon Michel announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  10. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Alfonso Gomez added to Ortiz-Mayweather...

    Dan Rafael

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will make his second defense against former "Contender" star Alfonso Gomez at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 17.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  11. Fernando Vargas' comeback bout postponed by illness

    Dan Rafael

    The comeback of former two-time junior middleweight titleholder Fernando Vargas has been postponed because of illness.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2011
  12. American fight fans can tune in to Saul Alvarez

    Dan Rafael

    American fight fans hungering for another glimpse at Saul Alvarez are in luck: Canelo will appear on American airwaves Dec. 4.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2010
  13. Saul Alvarez re-signs with Golden Boy following knockout win

    Dan Rafael

    Two days after scoring a spectacular one-punch knockout victory, junior middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, one of Mexico's most popular fighters, finalized a contract extension with Golden Boy Promotions, the company announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  14. Miguel Cotto, Manny Pacquiao agree to November showdown

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank promoter Bob Arum completed a deal for the boxing's biggest fight of the fall: A showdown between pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao and welterweight titleholder Miguel Cotto.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  15. De La Hoya-Pacquiao talks bog down over revenue split

    Dan Rafael

    After several hours of serious talks last week, the Oscar De La Hoya-Manny Pacquiao fight appears to have been knocked out.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  16. ESPN takes series 'The Contender' out of the ring

    Dan Rafael

    ESPN has canceled boxing reality series "The Contender."

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2008