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  1. Leo Santa Cruz stops Manuel Roman in Round 2 to retain junior fea...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight world titlist Leo Santa Cruz retained his belt with ease as he blasted out Manuel Roman with a single right hand in the second round on Saturday night at the MGM Grand.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  2. Santa Cruz, fans deserve bigger fight

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz is one of the most fan-friendly fighters in boxing. He throws tons of punches and usually has a smile on his face inside an d outside the ring. The former bantamweight titleholder -- he va...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  3. Leo Santa Cruz to defend title on Floyd Mayweather's card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will defend his belt against unknown Manuel Roman in the co-feature to welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s rematch with Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  4. Daniel Ponce De Leon announces retirement

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-division titleholder Daniel Ponce De Leon announced his retirement from boxing Tuesday in the wake of a ninth-round knockout loss to Mexican countryman Mickey Roman on Saturday night in their hometown of Chihuahua.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  5. Scorecard: Giovani Segura stops Felipe Salguero in slugfest

    Dan Rafael

    In an early contender for fight of the year, former junior flyweight champion Giovani Segura did what he does best -- engage in a brawl, and emerge from the battle with his hand raised.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  6. 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    Two-time junior lightweight word titleholder Roman "Rocky" Martinez of Puerto Rico is ill and has withdrawn from his fight on the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr.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
  7. 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
  8. Gonzalez vacates title to move up

    Dan Rafael

    Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, one of the best fighters in the world, has his eye on winning a world title in a third weight division, which is why he formally renounced his alphabet junior flyweight title this week in order to pursue a flyweight belt...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Scorecard: Dereck Chisora trim, sharp in winning Euro title

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight title challenger Dereck Chisora was at his lightest -- and perhaps his best -- in walking through Edmund Gerber on Saturday to win the Euro title and remain in the running for even bigger fights.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Scorecard: Curtis Stevens stakes his claim at middleweight title ...

    Dan Rafael

    If Curtis Stevens' bout with Saul Roman was indeed an audition for a possible challenge of middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin, Stevens aced it by icing Roman with an award-caliber first-round knockout.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  15. Curtis Stevens seeking big break in loaded middleweight division

    Dan Rafael

    Former super middleweight Curtis Stevens is picking up momentum at 160 pounds, but he'll need to handle Saul Roman on Saturday to take the next step toward what he hopes will be a middleweight title fight.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  16. 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