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  1. '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
  2. Maidana, Garcia make perfect team

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- After Marcos Maidana, who had vacated his junior welterweight title, moved up to welterweight and lost a near shutout decision to Devon Alexander in February 2012, he thought seriously about retiring from boxing. But a talk with his m...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  3. Mike Tyson returns to Showtime

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson had a long association with Showtime during the 1990s through the end of his boxing career. In fact, 16 of his final 18 bouts were on the network. Tyson is returning to Showtime, but now as a promoter as his Iro...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  4. Dulorme fits in at Garcia's gym

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme is in his first training camp with new trainer Robert Garcia at his gym in Oxnard, Calif., and so far, so good, according to Dulorme. "I've been here training with Robert Garcia in Oxnard for the last ei...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  5. Garcia-Cayo tops Thursday night special

    Dan Rafael

    For one week at least, ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" will come to you on a Thursday night with a special May 1 edition from Hialeah Park, the iconic South Florida race track, and there's an interesting main event: Robert Garcia versus Victor Manuel C...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  6. Top Rank Olympian binge continues

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank continued its 2012 Olympic signing binge this week when Bob Arum announced he had signed two-time Olympian Egidijus Kavaliauskas of Lithuania to his stable. Kavaliauskas (4-0, 3 KOs), a 25-year-old welterweight, has fought three of his fo...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  7. Dulorme makes another change

    Dan Rafael

    Last week welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme of Puerto Rico announced he had left longtime trainer Jose Bonilla to join the stable of Robert Garcia in Oxnard, Calif. On Tuesday, Dulorme (20-1, 14 KOs) announced that he has further changed his te...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  8. Dulorme adds Garcia as trainer

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme of Puerto Rico has made a big change to his team, leaving longtime trainer Jose Bonilla to train with Robert Garcia at his gym in Oxnard, Calif. Dulorme (20-1, 14 KOs), 24, was as hot as any prospect in boxing ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  9. Pacquiao-Rios, will be a night -- or day -- to remember

    Dan Rafael

    While the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios fight is in the morning in China, fans in the U.S. won't see any difference and will have the same PPV experience they are accustomed to.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  10. Trainers testier than Pacquiao, Rios

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios have shown a lot of respect for each other throughout the promotion for their fight. Sure, they both predict victories, but they haven't gotten on each other too much. Their trainers? No so much. There is no doubt ...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  11. Brandon Rios arrives in Macau

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios, trainer Robert Garcia and the rest of their team arrived Wednesday in Macau, China, ahead of Rios' showdown with Manny Pacquiao in a 12-round welterweight fight on Nov. 23 (HBO PPV) at the Venetian Macao's Cot...

    Blog | November 13, 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. Garcia, Donaire plan Nov. 9 returns

    Dan Rafael

    November 9 looks like it will be a Texas two-step with Mikey Garcia and Nonito Donaire. Garcia and Donaire, both trained by Mikey's brother Robert Garcia, will likely be fighting in separate bouts on an HBO doubleheader -- with Garcia in the main ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  14. Full training camp helps Gradovich

    Dan Rafael

    When Russia's Evgeny Gradovich accepted a featherweight world title shot against Billy Dib, he took it on less than a month's notice and pulled off the upset. Dib had been scheduled for a March 1 defense against Luis Franco, but Franco abruptly re...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  15. Pacquiao-Rios payback for Roach?

    Dan Rafael

    When Manny Pacquiao picked Brandon Rios to fight for his comeback bout after the knockout loss he suffered against Juan Manuel Marquez in December, he did so with the blessing of Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach. Roach said he liked the fight fo...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  16. More 2012 awards in boxing

    Dan Rafael

    Yes, 2012 is in the books, but beyond last week's daily annual awards for fighter, knockout, round, prospect and fight of the year, here is part 1 of some additional awards: Trainer of the year: This was a slam dunk: Robert Garcia had a huge year ...

    Blog | January 02, 2013