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  1. Robert Stieglitz, Felix Sturm to meet Nov. 8 at Porsche Arena in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Robert Stieglitz and Felix Sturm, two of Germany's best and most popular fighters of the past decade, are finally set to meet in a long-awaited showdown.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  2. Pascal continues to chase Stevenson

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson has blown fights with Sergey Kovalev and Bernard Hopkins for the fall, so they are unifying their belts with each other on Nov. 8. The next best choice for Stevenson is an all-Montreal showdown with former ...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  3. Nugaev, Shafikov square off on 'FNF'

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Rustam Nugaev is riding a six-fight winning streak, including his last five by knockout, to put him on the brink of a mandatory world title shot. Nugaev squares off with Denis Shafikov in an all-Russian showdown at the Chumash Resort C...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  4. Danny Garcia, titleholder Lamont Peterson win, set up possible sh...

    Dan Rafael

    In a night of mismatches, junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and titleholder Lamont Peterson destroyed overmatched opponents in knockout fashion to set up a possible showdown later this year on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  5. Sergey Kovalev not looking past Blake Caparello

    Dan Rafael

    As 2014 began, one of the most anticipated fights in boxing was a light heavyweight showdown between champion Adonis Stevenson and titleholder Sergey Kovalev, both exciting performers and massive punchers. And unlike some big-time fights that fans ...

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  6. Canelo-Lara: What's in a nickname?

    Dan Rafael

    When Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and junior middleweight titlist Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara meet in a 155-pound showdown on July 12 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the fight is to essentially crown the world's No. 1 junior middleweig...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  7. Top prospects Russell, Lomachenko put it all on the line

    Dan Rafael

    Despite taking different paths into Saturday's vacant featherweight title fight, top prospects Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko are putting it all on the line.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014
  8. Canelo-Lara on big screen

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are coming to a movie theater near you. Golden Boy Promotions and Fathom Events announced on Monday that the 155-pound nontitle showdown between former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) a...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  9. Gomez returning after layoff

    Dan Rafael

    You can bet if there's a big pay-per-view show on a Saturday night that there will be a smaller card piggybacking off of it, and that is no different in the case of the July 12 Showtime PPV card topped by the 155-pound showdown between Canelo Alvarez...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  10. Martinez simmers over slights

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is a proud man, so it took a lot for him to swallow a bit of pride and be dictated to by Miguel Cotto when it came time to make a deal for their showdown on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at Madison S...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  11. Martinez expects KO of Cotto

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez believes his size and power will lead him to victory against former three-division titleholder Miguel Cotto when they meet June 7 (HBO PPV) in a much-anticipated showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York. ...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  12. Manny Pacquiao signs two-year extension with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Superstar Manny Pacquiao, whose contract with promoter Top Rank was due to expire at the end of the year, signed a contract extension with the company Tuesday, perhaps killing any hopes of a showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. during the term of the deal.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  13. Contract snag stalls Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Gennady Golovkin talk...

    Dan Rafael

    A showdown between super middleweight contender Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin is all but dead, the promoters for each fighter told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  14. Abraham wants Sturm showdown

    Dan Rafael

    In Germany, a showdown between super middleweight titlist Arthur Abraham and middleweight titleholder Felix Sturm would be huge business. It's a fight the fans there have wanted for years and Abraham is now also interested. In his first defense si...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  15. Lopez-Vargas on Canelo-Lara PPV

    Dan Rafael

    As junior middleweights Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara set out on the media tour this week to promote their July 12 Showtime PPV showdown at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, one of the televised undercard bouts has been set. Puerto Rico's Juan Manue...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  16. Canelo, Lara to hit the road

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez and junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara, who meet in a scheduled 12-round 155-pound nontitle bout in the main event of a Showtime PPV card on July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, are hitting the road to promote their showdown,...

    Blog | May 03, 2014