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  1. Eddie Chambers' jab proved to be key to victory

    Robert Morales

    A nifty jab won't make for exciting fights, but it might make Eddie Chambers a heavyweight titlist one day.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  2. Jorge Arce still has much fight left in him

    Robert Morales

    Despite a lopsided loss to Vic Darchinyan, Jorge Arce demonstrated his warrior spirit and heart, and he isn't ready to ride into the sunset just yet.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2009
  3. Shane Mosley brushes off BALCO talk as Antonio Margarito looms

    Robert Morales

    With his Jan. 24 welterweight bout against Antonio Margarito at hand, Shane Mosley is drawing as much attention for another title fight: a 2003 victory over Oscar De La Hoya that may have been tainted by Mosley's use of performance enhancers.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2009
  4. Emotionally charged Oscar De La Hoya lashes out at Freddie Roach,...

    Robert Morales

    Oscar De La Hoya has taken his lumps outside the ring as well as he has inside of it over the years. But question the loyalty of his Mexican fans? That's going too far, writes Robert Morales.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2008
  5. Cristian Mijares relying on mental edge to cut through Vic Darchi...

    Robert Morales

    Things are coming together for Cristian Mijares. Beloved in Mexico and growing in stature in the states, the 112-pound titleholder is considered one of boxing's brightest stars.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2008
  6. Angulo continues to grow inside the ring

    Robert Morales

    Just over a year ago, no one knew Alfredo Angulo from any other hard-nosed, Los Angeles-based pug just trying to make it inside the ring. How things have changed, writes Robert Morales.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2008
  7. No love lost between California sluggers

    Robert Morales

    Vicente Escobedo has something that Dominic Salcido wants: a big-bucks contract with Golden Boy Promotions. To get it, Salcido will have to beat Escobedo on Saturday, writes Robert Morales.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2008
  8. Carmona gave 'em something to cheer about

    Robert Morales

    Chango Carmona might not have earned enough in his boxing days to live like a king, but he's still happy. Robert Morales catches up with the former lightweight champion and finds out why.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2008
  9. Entering Margaritoville: Tijuana fighter the toast of El Siete Ma...

    Robert Morales

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    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2008
  10. Nightmare dreams of becoming first heavyweight champion of Mexica...

    Robert Morales

    Chris "Nightmare" Arreola dreams of the day he becomes the first heavyweight champion of Mexican heritage, but before the fighter can think about a title shot, he'll have to get past Philly fighter Chazz Witherspoon on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2008
  11. Boxing coach helps teens fight their way out of trouble

    Robert Morales

    As a high school senior, Mike Gonzaga had help dealing with the aftermath of losing his father. Now, as the coach of a high school boxing club, he's giving back to the community and helping teens stay out of trouble.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2008
  12. Mora in search of respect against Forrest

    Robert Morales

    All junior middleweight contender Sergio Mora wants is a little respect. Vernon Forrest isn't about to give it to him. Can Mora beat the respect out of Forrest, like he promises to do, on Saturday?

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2008
  13. Montiel out to prove he's the man at junior bantamweight

    Robert Morales

    Fernando Montiel is pulling out all the stops in his quest to reign supreme at junior bantamweight. First up: a date with Luis Maldonado on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2008
  14. Arce camp convinced by fighter's renewed dedication

    Robert Morales

    When is it good to get beat down? When it serves as a wake-up call, as Jorge Arce's loss to Cristian Mijares did in April 2007.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2008
  15. Escobedo hoping to follow in the footsteps of boxing's Golden Boy...

    Robert Morales

    One night before Oscar De La Hoya, boxing's biggest draw, was securing a megabucks rematch with Floyd Mayweather, up-and-comer Vicente Escobedo was grinding out a win over Roberto Arrieta.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2008
  16. Vazquez living the American dream

    Robert Morales

    Like many Mexican fighters before him, Israel Vazquez knew that if he was going to make it as a boxer, he'd have to move to the United States. Ten years later, the super bantamweight champion is living the American dream.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2008