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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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    Two-time junior lightweight word titleholder Roman "Rocky" Martinez of Puerto Rico is ill and has withdrawn from his fight on the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr.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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Eddie Chambers to fight at cruiserweight against Thabiso Mchunu o...

    Dan Rafael

    Eddie Chambers is moving down to the 200-pound cruiserweight division for his next fight against 5-8 Thabiso Mchunu of South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  15. 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
  16. 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