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  1. Garcia-Peterson a nontitle bout

    Dan Rafael

    When NBC and Haymon Boxing announced the new "Premier Boxing Champions" series at a news conference last week in New York, the long-awaited fight between junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and titleholder Lamont Peterson was made official for ...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  2. Weeks to ref Stiverne-Wilder

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday unanimously selected the officials for the two world title fights on Saturday night (Showtime, 10 ET) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Picked to referee the bout between heavyweight titleholder Bermane ...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  3. Timekeepers who erred in Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale fight susp...

    Dan Rafael

    The timekeepers responsible for allowing the first round of the Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale middleweight world title fight to run for four minutes were suspended by the New York State Athletic Commission on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  4. Ruslan Provodnikov to fight Jose Luis Castillo in homecoming

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov's Nov. 28 homecoming fight at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow will come against long-faded former lightweight champion Jose Luis Castillo.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  5. Hopkins-Kovalev officials announced

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The officials for the Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev light heavyweight unification bout Saturday night (HBO, 10:45 ET/PT) at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, were announced Tuesda...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  6. Billy Joe Saunders-Chris Eubank winner to fight for WBO 160-pound...

    Dan Rafael

    The middleweight showdown between British countrymen Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. was sanctioned by the WBO on Friday as the official eliminator to produce a mandatory challenger for the organization's 160-pound world title.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2014
  7. Canelo Alvarez sidelined about six weeks with left ankle injury

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez will be sidelined for about six weeks due to a persistent left ankle injury, Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  8. Donaire-Walters good to go

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank made official on Friday what has been known for weeks -- that featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire and secondary titlist Nicholas Walters will fight. They're set to meet Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, and open a ...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  9. Arthur Abraham to defend belt vs. Paul Smith on Sept. 27

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight Arthur Abraham will next defend his world title against Paul Smith on Sept. 27, Sauerland Event promoter Kalle Sauerland announced on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana sequel signed, sealed

    Dan Rafael

    Although pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. said last week that he planned to give a rematch to Marcos Maidana, the unified welterweight champion made it official on Thursday, making the announcement over social media.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  12. Officials set for Canelo-Lara card

    Dan Rafael

    At its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission appointed the officials who will work the "Honor & Glory" card headlined by the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight on July 12 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Rober...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  13. Being billed 2nd OK with Bradley

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Although Timothy Bradley Jr. is defending his welterweight title against Manny Pacquiao and was the official winner of their first heavily disputed first fight in 2012, the rematch on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) is billed as Pacquiao-...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  14. Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. rematch officials appointed

    Dan Rafael

    The NSAC appointed the officials for the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley rematch, which will take place April 12 (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  15. Alvarez-Angulo officials assigned

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday handed out referee and judging assignments for the Golden Boy-promoted Showtime PPV on March 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The card is headlined by former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvar...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  16. Rodriguez under weight-check limit

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez missed weight by two pounds at Friday's official weigh-in, but he was at least within the allowable limit at the Saturday morning weight check, hitting the scales at 179.8 pounds. Rodriguez, who cannot ...

    Blog | November 16, 2013