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  1. Jessie Vargas, Roy Jones Jr. a good combination

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr., the former longtime pound-for-pound king, four-division titleholder and future Hall of Famer, did not know Jessie Vargas personally, but he had seen him fight in his role as a commentator for HBO, which televised Vargas' last two fight...

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  2. Scorecard: Arthur Abraham struggles but retains super middleweigh...

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  3. Roy Jones Jr. to face Hany Atiyo on Sept. 26

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king and four-division titleholder Roy Jones Jr. is headed back to Eastern Europe to fight for the second time in two months.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  4. Scorecard: Gennady Golovkin scores another impressive KO victory

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  5. Roy Jones Jr. to return to ring July 26 to fight Courtney Fry in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king and four-division titleholder Roy Jones Jr. is scheduled to fight again.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  6. Canelo dismisses Lara challenge

    Dan Rafael

    It's one of the oldest tricks in the book for a desperate boxer looking to land a big fight: Go to the star's press conference and call him out. Demand that he fight you. Sometimes it even works. It did for Antonio Tarver years ago when he made a ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  7. Roy Jones still wants to box Silva

    Dan Rafael

    When former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr. returned after an 18-month layoff to score a near-shutout decision win against unknown Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf on Dec. 21 in Moscow, he said there was a specific reason he took the fight. Jones wanted...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  8. Scorecard: Roy Jones Jr. trudges on with win

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr. may well be past his prime, but he can continue winning fights such as Saturday's in Moscow -- a dominant decision over Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf -- for years to come.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2013
  9. Glen Johnson replaces Roy Jones Jr. in fight against Bobby Gunn

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson's biggest victory was his ninth-round knockout of Roy Jones Jr. in their 2004 world title fight. Now Johnson is stepping to replace Jones in another fight.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  10. Roy Jones Jr. bound for Russia for next fight

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones, who turns 45 in January, was scheduled to face Bobby Gunn in a 12-round cruiserweight fight on Dec. 18, but that fight is off and Jones will instead head to Moscow to face Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf of France instead, Jones announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  11. Roy Jones Jr. to fight Bobby Gunn to tune-up for possible Anderso...

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr., who turns 45 in January and has not fought since June 2012, is getting back into the ring, hoping a victory will lead him to the fight he really wants.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  12. How Riddick Bowe has fallen

    Dan Rafael

    Fighters carrying on past their primes is nothing new. It's a time-honored, albeit sad, tradition. It has happened with more fighters than I care to count. Of recent vintage, Roy Jones Jr., Evander Holyfield and James Toney, to name just three, ha...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  13. Dan Rafael's frequently asked chat questions, Part 2

    Dan Rafael

    ESPN.com's Dan Rafael addresses the questions asked of him most frequently in his weekly chats for posterity's sake.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  14. Jones to fill Steward's HBO role

    Dan Rafael

    The decision was one that nobody at HBO wanted to have to make, but it was necessary in the wake of Emanuel Steward's death last month. Besides training fighters, Steward worked as an analyst on HBO telecasts for about a decade, calling fights on ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  15. Roy Jones Jr. to fight at cruiserweight in June in Poland

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr., the former pound-for-pound king who won titles in four weight classes from middleweight to heavyweight, will fight in the cruiserweight division at a contract weight of 185 pounds, the CEO of Jones' promotional company told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  16. Lamont Peterson, referee upset Amir Khan

    Dan Rafael

    In a terrific action-packed fight between Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson, referee Joe Copper single-handedly marred the outcome with two incredible calls

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011