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  1. Ruiz to face faded Liakhovich

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: " Heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz Jr. (22-0, 16 KOs), 24, will headline a card on Sept. 20 (UniMas) in Phoenix against former world titleholder Sergei Liakhovich (26-6, 16 KOs), who lives in Arizona. Although Liak...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
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  4. News from the boxing world

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: " The Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame announced its 2014 class of inductees on Wednesday: former heavyweight titlist John Ruiz, former middleweight contender Peter Manfredo, referee Michael Ortega, IBF pre...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  5. Marvin Sonsona wins split-decision against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.

    Dan Rafael

    It wasn't pretty and it might not have been the finish that fans wanted, but featherweight contender avenged his defeat to Wilfredo vazquez Jr. with a split decision win Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  6. Jean looks to rebound from loss

    Dan Rafael

    On Jan. 25, Quebec's Dierry Jean traveled to junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson's hometown of Washington, D.C., and lost a unanimous decision in a hard-fought fight. Although Jean lost -- he was Peterson's mandatory challenger -- he put up a...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  7. Scorecard: After defeating Alvarado, Marquez eyes fifth fight wit...

    Dan Rafael

    After a stunning loss in October, Juan Manuel Marquez got back on the horse and dominated Mike Alvarado on Saturday. The reward? A possible fifth fight with Manny Pacquiao.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  8. M. Garcia-Gamboa in the works

    Dan Rafael

    The process of Mikey Garcia moving up in weight appears to be under way. Plans are in the works for Garcia, who easily outpointed Juan Carlos Burgos in a snoozefest last Saturday night to retain his junior lightweight title, to head up to lightwei...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  9. Evgeny Gradovich stops Billy Dib in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Evgeny Gradovich looked impressive in dismantling Billy Dib in the rematch, scoring a one-sided ninth-round knockout on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2013
  10. A trim Ruiz ready for challenge from Hamer

    Salvador Rodriguez

    Andy Ruiz Jr. has taken it upon himself to turn taunts into respect. The unbeaten Mexican heavyweight claims at first he was laughed at because of his weight, but now that he has worked on it and has shown that he can go far, people believe in hi...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  11. Andy Ruiz, Felix Verdejo added to Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios car...

    Dan Rafael

    Promising heavyweight Andy Ruiz Jr. and blue-chip junior lightweight prospect Felix Verdejo have been added to the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios card in Macau, China.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2013
  12. Scorecard: Provodnikov outslugs Alvarado, takes title

    Dan Rafael

    Nicknamed "The Siberian Rocky," Ruslan Provodnikov was able to lure Mike Alvarado into a street fight Saturday, breaking the will of the junior welterweight titlist in front of his hometown fans in suburban Denver.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  13. John Ruiz turns promoter

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-time heavyweight titlist John Ruiz, who retired after being stopped in the ninth round challenging then-titleholder David Haye in 2010, is back in boxing -- as a promoter. Ruiz announced that he is "New England's newest combat sport pro...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  14. Scorecard: Cristobal Arreola closes in on another title opportuni...

    Dan Rafael

    Atushi Kakutani fought gamely but was ultimately outclassed by Adrian Hernandez, who landed a fourth-round knockout in his junior flyweight defense in Mexico City on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  15. Tua's latest comeback delayed

    Dan Rafael

    Remember heavyweight David Tua? At one time, in the second half of the 1990s, the Samoan knockout artist from New Zealand was the No. 1 contender. He was powering through the division and knocking out everyone, including several top opponents of h...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  16. Mayweather-Alvarez in theaters

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Fans who like watching the biggest pay-per-view fights at a movie theater can do so again for the year's biggest bout, the Sept. 14 junior middleweight unification bout between pound-for-pound king...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  17. Scorecard: Hernan Marquez coasts, likely sets up title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Former flyweight titlist Hernan Marquez breezed through another former titleholder, Carlos Tamara, to likely position himself for a title shot in the near future.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  18. Cotto stays busy promoting

    Dan Rafael

    A few updates on fighters and upcoming fights: • Miguel Cotto, who likely will return to the ring in September, is keeping busy with his promotional company. In his June 7 card on Showtime from Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y., juni...

    Blog | May 14, 2013