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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Officials set for Golovkin-Stevens

    Dan Rafael

    The New York State Athletic Commission has assigned the officials for the card Saturday night (HBO, 10 ET/PT) at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. When middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin (27-0, 24 KOs) squares off with Curti...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  9. Kovalev could face Sillakh Nov. 30

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev and Main Events promoter Kathy Duva came to town for Saturday night's Timothy Bradley Jr.-Juan Manuel Marquez fight, but even more important were the meetings with HBO officials as they nail down ...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  10. Klitschko-Povetkin officials tabbed

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will defend his various belts against mandatory challenger (and secondary titleholder) Alexander Povetkin on Saturday (HBO, 3:30 p.m. ET) in Moscow, and on Monday the officials were announced. The referee wi...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  11. Mayweather-Alvarez officials' pay

    Dan Rafael

    Most of us know by now that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-paid athlete in the world and that he will rake in a record purse for his junior middleweight unification showdown with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. ...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  12. Fight of midyear: Alvarado-Rios II

    Dan Rafael

    When it comes time to select the official 2013 Fight of the Year, it's a good bet that many of the top candidates will come from the first six months. For boxing fans, January through June has been terrific. It was a tough call to select the fight...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  13. Haye: I've signed to fight Fury

    Dan Rafael

    It wouldn't be a for a world title or even an official eliminator, but an all-British showdown between former heavyweight titleholder David Haye and contender Tyson Fury would be a big deal for the heavyweight division, especially in Great Britain. ...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  14. Sergio Martinez-Martin Murray WBC middleweight title fight to use...

    Dan Rafael

    The use of instant replay will be at the disposal of officials overseeing middleweight champion Sergio Martinez's title defense against Martin Murray on April 27, promoter Lou DiBella announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  15. Lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns swaps promoters

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titleholder Ricky Burns made it official on Monday, bolting from promoter Frank Warren to sign with rival British promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  16. Leo Santa Cruz moving up to 122 pounds, vacates IBF bantamweight ...

    Dan Rafael

    Leo Santa Cruz, looking for bigger fights and having trouble making the 118-pound weight limit, has vacated his bantamweight world title and is moving up to the 122-pound weight class.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013