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  1. Dallas-Gonzalez matches legit prospects

    Michael Woods

    It's fair to say that most fight fans would prefer for boxing to have more of an MMA mentality and for the powers that be, who include promoters and managers, would make a concerted effort to make pick-'em matches more regularly than they do. Too ...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  2. Here comes Snooki ... the promoter?

    Michael Woods

    Look out, Bob Arum. Hold onto your hair, Don King. Hey, Golden Boy Oscar De La Hoya, there's a new gal in town, and she's looking to carve out some space in the boxing promotion world. Maybe you've heard of her. Judging by the prolonged session of...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  3. Arum: No point in 'facing' potential risk

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Hagler-Hearns: That's what promoter Bob Arum compared the level of heat and dislike on display between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito to at the final presser before the fighters' Saturday rematch at Madison Square Garden. There was no...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  4. Manny Pacquiao sings 'Sometimes When We Touch' to hype fight at p...

    Michael Woods

    Ever the showman, Congressman Manny Pacquiao tweaks Juan Manuel Marquez and deflects talk of Floyd Mayweather at New York presser.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  5. Sergio Martinez, Darren Barker to fight in Atlantic City on Oct. ...

    Michael Woods

    Sergio Martinez might be too big for Pacquiao and Mayweather, and too good for Cotto.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  6. Main event or sideshow? Built-in hype fit for King

    Michael Woods

    Promoter Don King brought his newest find, Russian-born 7-footer Nicolay Valuev, into New York to drum up some hype for the heavyweight champ, Michael Woods writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006
  7. DiBella: Proposed Taylor-Wright showdown off

    Michael Woods

    Arguments over splitting the purse prevents a faceoff between middleweight champ Jermain Taylor and Winky Wright, Taylor promoter Lou DiBella told on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2006