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  1. Adonis Stevenson's Montreal fight vs. Andrzej Fonfara set for Sho...

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson's next fight comes as no surprise. However, the television network that will air it -- Showtime -- does, following the conclusion of yet another chapter in the HBO-Showtime boxing rivalry Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  2. Ross Greenburg hired by Showtime

    Dan Rafael

    If you didn't know any better, you would think this whole HBO-versus-Showtime boxing thing had devolved into the old Monday night wrestling wars between WWE and WCW. The latest development came Tuesday when Showtime, in unveiling a slew of program...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  3. Former Showtime executive Jay Larkin, 59, dies of brain cancer

    Dan Rafael

    Jay Larkin, once one of the most powerful people in the boxing industry as head of the franchise for Showtime, died Monday after a long battle with brain cancer. He was 59.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2010
  4. Paez Jr. denied entry to U.S., won't fight Saturday

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight prospect Jorge Paez Jr., who was to fight on a Showtime boxing card featuring five boxers from famous boxing families Saturday night, is off the show.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2006
  5. Mike Tyson returns to Showtime

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson had a long association with Showtime during the 1990s through the end of his boxing career. In fact, 16 of his final 18 bouts were on the network. Tyson is returning to Showtime, but now as a promoter as his Iro...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  6. Welterweights Luis Collazo, Amir Khan to fight on Floyd Mayweathe...

    Dan Rafael

    Former unified junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan and former welterweight titlist Luis Collazo both want the same thing -- a shot at pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  7. Danny Garcia set to face Mauricio Herrera, make fifth title defen...

    Dan Rafael

    Danny Garcia will make his fifth title defense when he faces Mauricio Herrera on March 15.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  8. Adrien Broner exercises rematch clause to fight Marcos Maidana fo...

    Dan Rafael

    Adrien Broner, who got knocked down twice, badly roughed up and lost his welterweight title to Marcos Maidana by clear unanimous decision on Dec. 14, wants to try his luck with the Argentine slugger once again.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  9. Showtime bet on boxing pays off in 2013

    Dan Rafael

    In his second year at the helm of Showtime Sports, Stephen Espinoza has the network's boxing franchise at an all-time high and poised for another big year in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  10. HBO enjoys success with new crop of fighters

    Dan Rafael

    Despite what some would call an average year, HBO Sports president Ken Hershman is declaring victory -- and with a new crop of talent on his network, is ready to take the new year by the horns.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  11. Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana taken off PPV, moved to San Antonio ...

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime consolidated their final three boxing cards of the year into two loaded quadrupleheaders and took the Dec. 14 card headlined by the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana welterweight title fight off pay-per-view and moved it to t

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2013
  12. Barclays Center to host all-Brooklyn Zab Judah-Paulie Malignaggi

    Dan Rafael

    Get ready for the Battle of Brooklyn. Former junior welterweight and welterweight titleholders Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi will fight for their New York borough bragging rights when they meet on Dec. 7 at the Barclays Center.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2013
  13. Heavyweight Deontay Wilder to face Nicolai Firtha Oct. 26

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight hopeful Deontay Wilder, the last American man to win an Olympic boxing medal for the United States when he claimed bronze at the 2008 Beijing Games, will be back in action on Oct. 26.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  14. Abner Mares exercises contractual right to rematch with Jhonny Go...

    Dan Rafael

    Abner Mares, who was stunningly knocked out in the first round and lost his featherweight world title to Jhonny Gonzalez last Saturday night in Carson, Calif., has exercised his contractual right to an immediate rematch.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  15. Seth Mitchell-Cristobal Arreola heavyweight fight moved to Sept. ...

    Dan Rafael

    The heavyweight showdown between Seth Mitchell and Cristobal Arreola, set last week for Sept. 6, was moved on Tuesday to Sept. 7, Golden Boy Promotions announced.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  16. Garcia-Matthysse tour delayed

    Dan Rafael

    When the Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse junior welterweight title fight -- one of the most anticipated matches in boxing -- was added to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez card on Sept. 14 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the plan was...

    Blog | August 09, 2013