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  1. Floyd Mayweather Jr. planning on retirement in 2015

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. sees the light at the end of the boxing tunnel -- retirement a year from now.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  2. What's up with the gloves for rematch?

    Dan Rafael

    The glove situation for the rematch between welterweight champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. and former titlist Marcos Maidana is all squared away for their rematch on Saturday night (Showtime PPV, 8 ET), isn't it? Yes? When asked on a recent media tele...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  3. A pair of quadrupleheaders in the works

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing is working on a pair of quadrupleheaders -- Oct. 4 and Nov. 1 -- that will air on Showtime. Although the cards are not finalized, some of the fights are. Margules told ESPN.com that the Oct. 4 card at the ...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  4. Canelo headed back to HBO?

    Dan Rafael

    In late 2013, when Richard Schaefer still ran Golden Boy Promotions, he and Canelo Alvarez announced that Alvarez would fight three times on Showtime PPV this year: March 8, July 26 and Nov. 22. Indeed, Alvarez knocked out Alfredo Angulo on March ...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  5. Martinez-Frampton II on American TV

    Dan Rafael

    There are many quality fights that take place overseas that do not get the U.S. television coverage they deserve. Epix tried to fill that void but eventually dumped its boxing program without explanation. HBO and Showtime have shown little interes...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  6. Earlier start for Mayweather-Maidana II PPV

    Dan Rafael

    For decades, major boxing pay-per-view cards have started at 9 p.m. ET. But many recent pay-per-views have had main events begin later and later, often well after midnight on the East Coast as drowsy-eyed viewers struggled to stay up for the main eve...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  7. Stevenson left with no big fight

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson could've faced titleholder Sergey Kovalev in a much-anticipated unification fight on HBO in the fall. But Stevenson ran for cover to Showtime, where he struggled to a decision win against Andrzej Fonfara on...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  8. Estrada still mourning as he fights for title

    Dan Rafael

    Most boxing fans have never heard of lightweight Daniel Estrada, who challenges Omar Figueroa Jr. for his world title on Saturday night as part of a Showtime tripleheader (9 p.m. ET) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. But Estrada (32-2-1...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  9. Shawn Porter and Kell Brook fight for win, future

    Dan Rafael

    Shawn Porter was never more impressive than when he buzzed through Devon Alexander to win a clear unanimous decision and a welterweight world title in December. At least not until he was even more spectacular four months later. That is when Porter ...

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  10. De La Hoya eyes Garcia-Peterson

    Dan Rafael

    Like most boxing fans, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya would have preferred to see junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia facing titleholder Lamont Peterson in the main event of last Saturday's Showtime card at the Barclays Center...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  11. Sakio Bika, Anthony Dirrell meet again

    Dan Rafael

    When Sakio Bika made his first super middleweight title defense against Anthony Dirrell in December it was an all-out brawl that ended in a split draw. Although Dirrell scored a knockdown in the fifth round and had Bika in major trouble, Bika rall...

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  12. Rances Barthelemy to defend junior lightweight title vs. Fernando...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight titlist Rances Barthelemy's first defense will come against Fernando Saucedo on Oct. 4, Warriors Boxing promoter Leon Margules told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  13. Jacobs on GGG: 'I see flaws in his game'

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs faces serious business when he meets Jarrod Fletcher of Australia for a vacant belt Saturday night (Showtime, 9 ET/PT) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Jacobs' hometown. While winning the title wou...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  14. Mayweather-Maidana II in movie theaters

    Dan Rafael

    The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana welterweight championship rematch on Sept. 13 will hit almost 600 movie screens across the county. While many will be watching the card on Showtime PPV (which, by the way, will begin at 8 p.m. ET rather than...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  15. Rigondeaux, Santa Cruz call each other out

    Dan Rafael

    Unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux was ordered to begin negotiations with mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Friday. The sides have 30 days to make a deal, otherwise a purse bid will be ordered. Either camp can also decli...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  16. Ali, Browne on Garcia-Salka undercard

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions on Thursday announced the undercard for the Aug. 9 card it is putting on at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Showtime will televise the top three bouts: a nontitle welterweight fight between junior welterweight cham...

    Blog | August 01, 2014