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  1. Likely title shot for Darchinyan

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-division titleholder Vic Darchinyan, who gave Nonito Donaire fits before being stopped in his last fight, performed well enough in defeat that it probably will land him a shot at a featherweight title. Darchinyan likely will challenge 1...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  2. Nonito Donaire to vie for fourth world title in different weight ...

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire, the 2012 fighter of the year and a former titleholder in three divisions, will attempt to win a world title in his fourth weight division when he challenges Simpiwe Vetyeka on May 31, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  3. Donaire eyes return in Macau

    Dan Rafael

    When Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is in Macau next week for his Feb. 22 card at the CotaiArena at the Venetian Macao, he will also be meeting with casino executives to plan the rest of his shows there for this year. Arum said he could do as many as ...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. Dulorme adds Garcia as trainer

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme of Puerto Rico has made a big change to his team, leaving longtime trainer Jose Bonilla to train with Robert Garcia at his gym in Oxnard, Calif. Dulorme (20-1, 14 KOs), 24, was as hot as any prospect in boxing ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  5. Rigondeaux isn't about to change

    Dan Rafael

    Unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux isn't everyone's cup of tea, but there is no denying his incredible talent. He won nearly 400 amateur bouts, two Olympic gold medals for Cuba, claimed an interim world title in his seventh...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  6. Nonito Donaire to let orbit bone break heal on own, wife says

    Dan Rafael

    Former three-division world titleholder Nonito Donaire suffered a hairline fracture of the orbit bone below his right eye during his knockout victory against Vic Darchinyan on Saturday night but plans to let it heal on its own.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  7. Possible fracture for Donaire

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire's move up to featherweight on Saturday night in Corpus Christi, Texas resulted in a ninth-round knockout of Vic Darchinyan in a rematch of Donaire's much more dominant fifth-round knockout in their 2007 flyweight title fight. Donair...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  8. Mikey Garcia, Nonito Donaire win in different fashions

    Dan Rafael

    Mikey Garcia and Nonito Donaire took the wins that both were widely expected to earn on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas, but one of them was far more convincing in victory than the other.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  9. Father-son reunion for Donaires

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire has grown into one of the best fighters in the world. He claimed 2012 Fighter of the Year honors and has won world titles in three weight classes, plus an interim belt in another. The person most responsible for the development of t...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  10. Jorge Arce ends retirement, will fight William Prado

    Dan Rafael

    Jorge Arce, the popular Mexican brawler who won world titles in four weight classes and an interim title in a fifth, is ending his retirement after less than a year on the sidelines.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  11. Scorecard: Nonito Donaire stops Vic Darchinyan in rematch

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  12. Rigondeaux-Agbeko in the works

    Dan Rafael

    It looks like junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux, coming off a decision win in a title unification bout against 2012 fighter of the year Nonito Donaire in April, finally has a date and opponent nailed down for his next fight. If every...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  13. Rigondeaux to fight in December

    Dan Rafael

    In April, Guillermo Rigondeaux outpointed Nonito Donaire to unify junior featherweight world titles. Although it wasn't a crowd-pleasing performance, Rigondeaux's talent is undeniable. So when Top Rank chairman Bob Arum went to HBO to talk about h...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  14. Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters signs with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters of Jamaica signed a multiyear promotional agreement with Top Rank over the weekend and will make his first defense on Nov. 9, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  15. Nonito Donaire, Vic Darchinyan set for rematch on Nov. 9

    Dan Rafael

    Back in 2007, Vic Darchinyan was in the midst of a dominant flyweight title reign and Nonito Donaire was largely unknown. But that changed quickly when they squared off and Donaire scored a spectacular fifth-round knockout to win the title.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  16. Garcia, Donaire plan Nov. 9 returns

    Dan Rafael

    November 9 looks like it will be a Texas two-step with Mikey Garcia and Nonito Donaire. Garcia and Donaire, both trained by Mikey's brother Robert Garcia, will likely be fighting in separate bouts on an HBO doubleheader -- with Garcia in the main ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013