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  1. Roman Martinez withdraws from bout with Raymundo Beltran due to i...

    Dan Rafael

    Two-time junior lightweight word titleholder Roman "Rocky" Martinez of Puerto Rico is ill and has withdrawn from his fight on the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. undercard next week, Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN.com on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  2. Raymundo Beltran to fight Rocky Martinez in title eliminator

    Dan Rafael

    Raymundo Beltran and Roman "Rocky" Martinez will fight in a lightweight title eliminator in one of the featured bouts on the Timothy Bradley Jr.-Manny Pacquiao undercard on April 12, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  3. Mikey Garcia, Nonito Donaire win in different fashions

    Dan Rafael

    Mikey Garcia and Nonito Donaire took the wins that both were widely expected to earn on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas, but one of them was far more convincing in victory than the other.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Scorecard: Nonito Donaire stops Vic Darchinyan in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  6. Miguel Angel Garcia to meet Roman Martinez for junior lightweight...

    Dan Rafael

    Former featherweight titlist Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia, installed as a junior lightweight mandatory challenger, will go for his second world title when he meets titleholder Roman "Rocky" Martinez on Nov. 9, promoter Top Rank announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  7. Roman Martinez, titlist at 130, ordered to face Miguel Angel Garc...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight titlist Roman "Rocky" Martinez was ordered Thursday to face mandatory challenger Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia or risk being stripped of his 130-pound belt.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  8. Gamboa up for another interim title

    Dan Rafael

    A few updates on some upcoming fights: • Former unified featherweight titlist and interim junior lightweight titleholder Yuriorkis Gamboa has never fought at lightweight, but when he makes his debut in the 135-pound division he will be ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  9. Magdaleno putting new team in place

    Dan Rafael

    Las Vegas junior lightweight contender Diego Magdaleno has hit the reset button on his career in the wake of his first career defeat. About a month after Magdaleno lost a split decision (and was knocked down) in challenging 130-pound world titleho...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  10. Gamboa, Andrade in the news

    Dan Rafael

    Three notes from the fistic world: • Interim junior lightweight titlist Yuriorkis Gamboa is supposed to fight June 8, but it has not been easy for promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and HBO to finalize the opponent. Gamboa is supposed to...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  11. Golovkin-Macklin close, plus more

    Dan Rafael

    Here's the lowdown on a bunch of fights that are either set, in the works or falling apart: • Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin (26-0, 23 KOs) of Kazakhstan and former title challenger Matthew Macklin (29-4, 20 KOs) of Great Britain...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  12. Zou Shiming holds key to boxing in China

    Dan Rafael

    When three-time Olympic medalist Zou Shiming makes his pro debut Saturday in Macau, he'll open doors (and coffers) in his home country of China and help realize one man's improbable dream.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  13. Scorecard: Dominant performances for "Mikey" Garcia and Golovkin

    Dan Rafael

    Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia and Gennady Golovkin showed why they are considered two of the most exciting fighters in boxing, notching dominant victories against quality opposition Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2013
  14. Martinez-Burgos could steal show

    Dan Rafael

    On paper, at least, HBO has put together an excellent tripleheader to kick off its year of boxing coverage. In my view, all three fights -- which are being put on in a joint promotion by Top Rank and K2 Promotions -- should produce action. The mai...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  15. Rosado: No title bout catchweight

    Dan Rafael

    When promoters Tom Loeffler of K2 and Russell Peltz put on a media lunch in New York last month to discuss the middleweight title bout between Gennady Golovkin and Gabriel Rosado, the issue of the contract weight for the fight came up. Rosado, who...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  16. Roman Martinez to fight Miguel Beltran Jr. for vacant 130-pound b...

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior lightweight titlist Roman "Rocky" Martinez will meet Miguel Beltran Jr. for a vacant 130-pound belt on Nov. 15 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Top Rank's Bob Arum said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012