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  1. 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
  2. Orlando Cruz returns April 19

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight Orlando Cruz got a tremendous amount of attention before his last fight but probably won't get nearly as much in his next one. Back in October, Cruz, 32, of Puerto Rico, challenged Orlando Salido for a vacant featherweight world titl...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  3. Must-win for Lopez, Ponce De Leon

    Dan Rafael

    In June 2008, Puerto Rico's Juan Manuel Lopez got his first title opportunity against then-junior featherweight beltholder Daniel Ponce De Leon of Mexico and turned in an explosive performance. Lopez drilled Ponce De Leon in the first round in Atl...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  4. Scorecard: Canelo Alvarez back in position for another title oppo...

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez's impressive display against heavy hitter Alfredo Angulo in front of a packed crowd pumped new life into his chances of landing another title opportunity.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  5. Chavez draws a healthy audience

    Dan Rafael

    Inside the ring, former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s fights are almost always highly entertaining. And outside the ring, there's always drama, too. That has made him one of boxing's biggest attractions, and his television viewership ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  6. Scorecard: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. left no doubt in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Take that, critics: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has been hassled about his conditioning, but when it came time to perform on Saturday, Junior let his stamina do the talking.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  7. Orlando Salido defeats Vasyl Lomachenko in 12 rounds

    Dan Rafael

    Orlando Salido pulled out a split decision in a rugged fight against Vasyl Lomachenko on Saturday night at the Alamodome.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  8. Orlando Salido fails to make weight, stripped of world title

    Dan Rafael

    For all of the questions about whether Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. would make weight for his super middleweight rematch with Bryan Vera Saturday, he made it. But Orlando Salido didn't for the co-feature and was stripped of his featherweight world title Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  9. Vasyl Lomachenko closes in on world title in just second pro figh...

    Dan Rafael

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko is fighting for a world title in his second pro fight Saturday against Orlando Salido.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  10. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs Bryan Vera rematch set, says Bob Arum

    Dan Rafael

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera will meet again in a scheduled 12-round super middleweight fight on March 1 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  11. New date for Chavez-Vera in works

    Dan Rafael

    The target date for the super middleweight rematch between former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera is now March 1, Top Rank's Bob Arum told ESPN.com. Arum had hoped to schedule the fight for Feb. 8, but he said that HBO, ...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  12. Mikey Garcia grateful for another title shot

    Dan Rafael

    After being stripped of his 126-pound title when he failed to make weight in his previous outing, Mikey Garcia is putting the episode behing him -- starting with, he hopes, Saturday's challenge for Rocky Martinez's 130-pound crown.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  13. Salido-Lomachenko on track

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight Vasyl Lomachenko, the two-time Olympic gold medalist for Ukraine, really is serious about fighting for a world title in his second professional fight and newly crowned titleholder Orlando Salido is happy to accommodate him. Lomachenk...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  14. Orlando Cruz still waiting for his dream to come true

    LZ Granderson

    Dreams of an openly gay champion boxer will have to wait after Orlando Cruz lost to bigger and stronger Orlando Salido, LZ Granderson writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2013
  15. Orlando Salido spoils Orlando Cruz's story with a TKO

    Dan Rafael

    Orlando Cruz, boxing's first openly gay fighter, had a story to tell going into Saturday's fight for a vacant featherweight title, but it was Orlando Salido who added another chapter to his own narrative with a TKO win.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2013
  16. Cruz to honor gay community with trunks

    Carlos Narvaez

    LAS VEGAS -- Orlando Cruz will take his message of equality all the way to the ring on Saturday -- although the way he chose to do it was off-putting to some in his Puerto Rico homeland. Cruz, who enters his first world title fight against Mexico'...

    Blog | October 10, 2013