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  1. Notes: Inoue sidelined by hurt hand

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Junior bantamweight titlist Naoya Inoue (8-0, 7 KOs), the 21-year-old Japanese prodigy who was a strong 2014 fighter of the year candidate, was supposed to make his first defense in May. Howev...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  2. Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland bout moved from May 2 to May 9 due ...

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya announced Saturday that the fight between former junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland, originally scheduled for May 2 at the Alamodome, has been moved to May 9 in Houston.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2015
  3. Frampton-Avalos secures U.S. TV coverage

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Junior featherweight titlist Carl Frampton's defense against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Feb. 28 at the Odyssey Arena in Frampton's hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland, will have A...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  4. Golden Boy bringing back 'Fight Night Club'

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions is bringing back its Los Angeles "Fight Night Club" series. A few years ago, Golden Boy ran a regular, televised, club show from the Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Now it is returning with a relaunch on March 6, Golden B...

    Blog | February 08, 2015
  5. GBP sells Santa Cruz's contract to Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Add one more name to the list of the many Al Haymon clients no longer associated with Golden Boy Promotions: junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz. Golden Boy president Oscar De La Hoya, frustrated by his inability to convince Haymon to bles...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  6. Golden Boy signs Marcelino Lopez

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions has signed Argentina's Marcelino Lopez (31-1-1, 15 KOs), a 28-year-old lightweight from the same stable as junior welterweight banger Lucas Matthysse. "Golden Boy Promotions continues to strengthen its roster of fighters, and...

    Blog | January 31, 2015
  7. Amir Khan waiting for Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    While the world watches and waits to see if Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally, at long last, make a deal for their long-awaited showdown, one man waits with perhaps more interest than anyone: welterweight contender Amir Khan. The form...

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  8. Notes: Klitschko, Jennings face to face

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 54 KOs) and challenger Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs) will meet head to head at the kickoff news conference on Wednesday afternoon at Madison Sq...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  9. Rigo vs. Santa Cruz? Maybe

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya has consistently preached about wanting to make serious fights between the best the sport has to offer. One he has mentioned is a showdown between unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigond...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  10. Vargas headlines card on HBO Latino

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions and HBO are teaming for a rare Thursday night boxing card. Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya announced Monday that on March 12 at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, HBO Latino -- HBO's Spanish-language channe...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  11. Golden Boy signs unbeaten Teixeira

    Dan Rafael

    Undefeated Brazilian junior middleweight Patrick Teixeira has signed a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions, the company announced on Monday. "Today is a very special day for my professional career," Teixeira said. "My dream was to sign...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  12. Canelo Alvarez to fight James Kirkland, Golden Boy Promotions pre...

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez has signed on to face slugger James Kirkland, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  13. Golden Boy signs Lucas Matthysse to 5-year extension

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse, one of boxing's most fearsome punchers, signed a five-year contract extension Thursday with Golden Boy Promotions, president Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2015
  14. Provodnikov eyes Pacquiao, Matthysse

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov is weighing his options, according to manager Vadim Kornilov. Russia's Provodnikov (24-3, 17 KOs), who lost his belt by questionable split decision to Chris Algieri in June, rebounded to stop l...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  15. Oscar De La Hoya starting cable TV sports channel

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, the former six-division titleholder, International Boxing Hall of Famer and head of Golden Boy Promotions, is launching De La Hoya TV, a Spanish-language sports, travel and lifestyle cable television channel.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2015
  16. Talks for presumed showdown between Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvar...

    Dan Rafael

    The presumed May 2 showdown between middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez, which had been in the works for the past couple of months, is dead.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015