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  1. Matthysse looks to get back on track

    Dan Rafael

    In 2012 and for most of 2013, junior welterweight slugger Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse was all but untouchable against a series of good opponents. Many viewed him as the best 140-pound fighter in the world and he was the favorite when he squared ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  2. Lundy makes case for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    With two notable victories in a row, both regarded in many quarters as upsets, Philadelphia's "Hammerin'" Hank Lundy believes he should get a shot a world title next, be it at lightweight or junior welterweight. On Friday, he easily outpointed lig...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  3. Scorecard: Dereck Chisora beats Malik Scott on controversial KO

    Dan Rafael

    Dereck Chisora stabilized his standing as a heavyweight contender with his second win in a row, but he did so on a controversial knockout of Malik Scott on Saturday in London.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  4. Olusegun Ajose, Hank Lundy to meet July 19 in New Hampshire

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contender Olusegun Ajose will take on "Hammerin' " Hank Lundy on July 19 in a scheduled 10-round junior welterweight fight, promoter Lou DiBella announced on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  5. Ajose happy to be back in action

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contender Olusegun Ajose, who gave a good battle to Lucas Matthysse in a 10th-round knockout loss in a September interim title bout, gets back to action Friday night. Ajose (30-1, 14 KOs), who fought just once in 2012 while awa...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  6. Andre Ward whips Chad Dawson in statement win

    Dan Rafael

    Andre Ward didn't merely beat a bigger man and a skilled champion in Chad Dawson on Saturday in Oakland, Calif. -- he made it look stunningly easy and showed he may be the world's best fighter this side of Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2012
  7. Held back by politics, Ajose gets hard-earned shot at title

    Dan Rafael

    Broken promises from promoters have marked unbeaten Olusegun Ajose's journey to the top. His consolation prize is an interim title shot against knockout artist Lucas Matthysse.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  8. Love-Valenzuela named co-feature

    Dan Rafael

    When welterweight titlist Randall Bailey dropped out of his title defense against Devon Alexander on short notice, it left Showtime and Golden Boy in a bit of a bind for Saturday night's card. But they elected to salvage the show at the Hard Rock Hot...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  9. Olusegun Ajose-Lucas Matthysse to headline Sept. 8 card after Ran...

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime announced Saturday that the Sept. 8 show will go on.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  10. Welterweight titlist Randall Bailey, claiming back injury, withdr...

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Randall Bailey, citing a bad back, withdrew from his upcoming defense against former junior welterweight titleholder Devon Alexander on Friday, leaving the Alexander camp fuming.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  11. Kelly Pavlik hoping to change course

    Dan Rafael

    Drama outside the ring overtook Kelly Pavlik's exploits inside it, but the former middleweight champ hopes to fix that, having made a series of changes heading into Saturday's comeback bout.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012