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  1. Rigondeaux, Santa Cruz call each other out

    Dan Rafael

    Unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux was ordered to begin negotiations with mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Friday. The sides have 30 days to make a deal, otherwise a purse bid will be ordered. Either camp can also decli...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  2. Quillin-Korobov mandatory ordered

    Dan Rafael

    Last month, there was a rare Top Rank versus Golden Boy fight when Vasyl Lomachenko (TR) routed Gary Russell Jr. (GBP) to win a vacant featherweight world title. It was a fight that happened because of a purse bid, not a negotiation between the compa...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  3. Klitschko-Pulev mandatory ordered

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's next defense is going to be against Kubrat Pulev, one of his mandatory challengers. The IBF has ordered the bout and the camps are in their free negotiation period. However, if they don't make a deal, a p...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  4. Purse bid for Lomachenko-Russell

    Dan Rafael

    Given that featherweight Vasyl Lomachenko is promoted by Top Rank and Gary Russell Jr. works with Golden Boy (although he is not under contract), it is no surprise that the sides have not engaged in a negotiation for the vacant title bout they have b...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  5. Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara bout being negotiated

    Dan Rafael

    Richard Schaefer, who promotes Canelo Alvarez and titleholder Erislandy Lara, told ESPN.com on Monday night that he is in the midst of negotiating the fight and hopes to wrap up the deal shortly.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  6. Chavez makes 173-pound limit

    Dan Rafael

    After all the commotion, negotiations and an eventual side deal, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who signed to fight Bryan Vera at 168 pounds, was 172.4 pounds at Friday's weigh-in at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Vera weighed in at 171.2 pounds. A s...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  7. Andre Ward to return to action with fight vs. Edwin Rodriguez

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight champion Andre Ward, out of action since last September because of a shoulder injury, will return to defend his crown against contender Edwin Rodriguez on Nov. 16, promoter Dan Goossen announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  8. Golovkin, Stevens camps wrangle

    Dan Rafael

    This is the making-the-sausage part of boxing -- that time during fight negotiations when things get a bit gross even though the fight is one that everyone knows is the right one at the right time in the right place, but the sides have to posture and...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  9. Heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko in talks to fight challe...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko has engaged mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne in negotiations for their mandatory bout.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  10. Andre Ward and Kelly Pavlik could soon meet as negotiations have ...

    Dan Rafael

    The promoters for super middleweight champion Andre Ward and former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik are negotiating a fight between the American stars, their promoters told ESPN.com on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2012
  11. Adrien Broner-Vicente Escobedo fight good to go

    Dan Rafael

    After a chaotic day of negotiations between the representatives of Adrien Broner and Vicente Escobedo for a deal that would allow their fight to go forward, an agreement was reached, and they will fight Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2012
  12. Fight between Juan Manuel Marquez and Zab Judah being discussed

    Dan Rafael

    Negotiations are under way to match pound-for-pound star Juan Manuel Marquez in an interim junior welterweight title defense against former titlist Zab Judah on July 14 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2012
  13. Floyd Mayweather Jr. aide says Manny Pacquiao camp won't even tal...

    Dan Rafael

    The latest round of negotiations for the potential megafight between welterweight champions Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are over before they have even begun.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  14. David Lemieux to face Marco Antonio Rubio in middleweight elimina...

    Dan Rafael

    A long, hard negotiation ended moments before Friday's purse bid in Mexico City, paving the way for middleweight David Lemieux, one of boxing's fastest-rising stars, to face Marco Antonio Rubio in a title elimination bout.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2011
  15. Floyd Mayweather Jr. rips Manny Pacquiao in racist video rant

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has steadfastly refused to answer questions about the most recent round of failed negotiations for a fight with Manny Pacquiao, has unleashed a racist and homophobic rant against the Filipino star.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  16. Angulo's bad business opens door for others

    Dan Rafael

    Negotiations for a Sergio Martinez-Paul Williams rematch for Martinez's middleweight championship are moving along again, according to Martinez promoter Lou DiBella. However, instead of taking place Oct. 2, as HBO originally intended, it will mo...

    Blog | August 12, 2010