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  1. Oscar, Arum inch closer to doing business

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- When Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya paid a visit a couple of months ago to the Los Angeles home of Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, it was to put the years of animosity behind them, not to talk any specific business. Aft...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  2. Is Jacobs-Quillin on horizon?

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya defended Peter Quillin's decision Thursday to dump his middleweight belt and turn down a career-high payday of more than $1.4 million to face mandatory challenger Matt Korobov on Nov. 1. "Peter Quil...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  3. Canelo Alvarez, former unified junior middleweight titleholder, t...

    Dan Rafael

    Former unified junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez, the 24-year-old Mexican star, will next fight on Dec. 6, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN.com on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  4. Canelo headed back to HBO?

    Dan Rafael

    In late 2013, when Richard Schaefer still ran Golden Boy Promotions, he and Canelo Alvarez announced that Alvarez would fight three times on Showtime PPV this year: March 8, July 26 and Nov. 22. Indeed, Alvarez knocked out Alfredo Angulo on March ...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  5. R. Rios, Orozco in action Oct. 9

    Dan Rafael

    Ronny Rios, Antonio Orozco and Diego De La Hoya, three of Golden Boy's up-and-coming fighters, will all be in action on an Oct. 9 card announced Wednesday. Rios (23-0, 10 KOs), a featherweight contender, will be fighting at junior lightweight in t...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  6. De La Hoya eyes Garcia-Peterson

    Dan Rafael

    Like most boxing fans, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya would have preferred to see junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia facing titleholder Lamont Peterson in the main event of last Saturday's Showtime card at the Barclays Center...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  7. Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson face weaker foes

    Dan Rafael

    What would be a logical matchup between Lamont Peterson and Danny Garcia is not taking place Saturday, as each instead faces massive underdogs at Barclays Center.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  8. StubHub Center 'perfect fit' for Porter-Brook

    Dan Rafael

    Unless a promoter is being paid a site fee for a fight -- typically by a casino -- the promoter usually will look to hold the card in a venue where he can sell the most tickets and, thus, maximize revenue. That's why, for example, Miguel Cotto fig...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  9. Porter, Brook waiting for drug testing

    Dan Rafael

    When welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook agreed to their fight they also agreed to undergo random drug testing -- blood and urine -- that would be overseen by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). However, nei...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  10. Oscar De La Hoya is fighting back

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Retired from the ring or not, Oscar De La Hoya will always be a fighter at heart. He won a 1992 Olympic gold medal -- hence the famous "Golden Boy" nickname -- 10 world titles in a then-record six weight divisions, earned some $300 mil...

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  11. 'Mayhem' press tour over; it's prep time for Mayweather-Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    The media tour is over, and now it's off to training camp as Floyd Mayweather Jr. heads home to his gym in Las Vegas and Marcos Maidana heads to trainer Robert Garcia's gym in Oxnard, California. Pound-for-pound king/unified welterweight champion M...

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  12. Andrade wants a piece of Canelo

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Demetrius Andrade, like every other 154-pounder, wants to fight Canelo Alvarez because it means big money and recognition. Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs), a 2008 U.S. Olympian, hasn't had a really big fight yet. He won his titl...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Lopez-Vargas winner seeks title shot

    Dan Rafael

    If many had left Juan Manuel Lopez's career for dead after he suffered two knockout losses to Orlando Salido in featherweight world title fights during a three-fight stretch in 2011 and 2012, then pretty much everyone else kicked dirt on it when Mike...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  15. GBP-Top Rank peace could benefit Mares

    Dan Rafael

    If there is one fighter in the Golden Boy Promotions stable who might benefit the most from the newfound peace between Golden Boy's Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank's Bob Arum, it is clearly former three-division titleholder Abner Mares. De La Hoya a...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  16. Golden Boy shakeup continues

    Dan Rafael

    If there was ever a doubt that Oscar De La Hoya has taken full control of Golden Boy Promotions in the wake of the resignation of Richard Schaefer as CEO and the exit of chief operating offer and chief marketing officer Bruce Binkow last month, it wa...

    Blog | June 30, 2014