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  1. Pacquiao welcomes fifth child

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao faced Timothy Bradley Jr. in their rematch on April 12 in Las Vegas knowing that at any time his wife, Jinkee, could give birth in the Philippines to the son they have been expecting. Pacquiao won the fight, regained his welterweigh...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  2. Zhang Zhilei goes pro, signs with Dino Duva-led Dynasty Boxing

    Dan Rafael

    Chinese amateur boxing star Zhang Zhilei is going pro, signing Monday with Dynasty Boxing, a new promotional outfit headed by longtime promoter Dino Duva and brothers Tommy and Terry Lane, the sons of Hall of Fame referee Mills Lane.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  3. WBC appoints Jose Sulaiman's son Mauricio as president

    Dan Rafael

    A month after the death of longtime WBC president Jose Sulaiman, his son, Mauricio Sulaiman, was unanimously elected to succeed him on Tuesday in Mexico City.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  4. Pattersons lead '14 N.Y. HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The father-son combination of the late two-time heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson and his son, former junior featherweight and junior lightweight titlist Tracy Harris Patterson, was among those elected to the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame thi...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  5. Jean Pascal-Lucian Bute takes center stage in Canada

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing will get its moment in the Great White North as Montreal's adopted sons Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute (finally) square off Saturday at the Bell Centre.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  6. DeGale-Davis to get U.S. stream

    Dan Rafael

    When super middleweight contender James DeGale (16-1, 11 KOs), a 2008 British Olympic gold medalist, faces Dyah Davis (22-3-1, 10 KOs), son of 1976 U.S. Olympic gold medalist Howard Davis Jr., on Saturday in Greenhithe, England, the fight will have a...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  7. Father-son reunion for Donaires

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire has grown into one of the best fighters in the world. He claimed 2012 Fighter of the Year honors and has won world titles in three weight classes, plus an interim belt in another. The person most responsible for the development of t...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  8. 'Popo' Freitas wants Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    DENVER -- Former lightweight and junior lightweight titlist Acelino "Popo" Freitas is now a congressman in his native Brazil, but he still is involved in boxing. His 20-year-old nephew, Vitor Jones de Oliveira, who is like a son to Freitas, is on ...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  9. Donaire's wife OK after saving child

    Dan Rafael

    Former three-division titlist Nonito Donaire, one of boxing's best pound-for-pound fighters, and his wife, Rachel, got a bit more excitement than they bargained for while celebrating on July 4th. While spending time with friends, the young son of ...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  10. Carmen Basilio, who beat Sugar Ray Robinson, dies at 85

    Dan Rafael

    Carmen Basilio, a genial onion farmer's son who wrested the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957 and lost an equally epic, razor-edge rematch six months later, died Wednesday at age 85.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  11. Omar Chavez to get Paez rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight Omar Chavez, 22, son of Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and younger brother of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., suffered his first loss via upset 10-round decision against the son of another famous fighter, Jorge Paez Jr. (31-4-1, 19 KOs), in December. No...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  12. "Sugar" Shane Mosley announces his retirement from ring

    Dan Rafael

    Shane Mosley made it official, announcing his retirement on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  13. Lucian Bute steps out of comfort zone to face Carl Froch

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight titlist Lucian Bute has been criticized for feasting on small fries and home cooking, so he's addressing both issues by traveling to England to face fierce native son Carl Froch.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  14. Jesse Hart, son of '70s contender Eugene 'Cyclone' Hart, turns pr...

    Dan Rafael

    Jesse Hart, the son of Eugene "Cyclone" Hart, who was a top middleweight contender in the 1970s, has signed an exclusive promotional contract with Top Rank, the company announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  15. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to defend middleweight title vs. Peter Man...

    Dan Rafael

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., son of Hall of Famer and Mexican legend Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., will make the first defense of his middleweight belt against Peter Manfredo Jr., on Nov. 19, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum announced Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2011
  16. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s title defense vs. Ronald Hearns called o...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titlist Julio Chavez Jr.'s first defense against Ronald Hearns, scheduled for Sept. 17, was called off Thursday night because a laceration on Chavez's hand has not fully healed, manager Billy Keane told

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011