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  1. Juergen Braehmer to make light heavyweight title defense vs. Enzo...

    Dan Rafael

    The last time light heavyweight titlist Juergen Braehmer of Germany boxed in the city of Rostock in his home country he was participating in his first world title bout, but lost a decision to Hugo Hernan Garay in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  2. Anthony Ogogo, Olympic bronze medalist, signs with Golden Boy Pro...

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions announced the signing of 2012 British Olympic bronze medalist Anthony Ogogo.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  3. Sergio Martinez returning home to Argentina to fight Martin Murra...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez will return home to Argentina to defend his 160-pound crown against England's Martin Murray on April 27.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  4. Middleweight world champion Sergio Martinez planning next fight

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is making plans to defend the world title in a homecoming fight on April 27 before a possible rematch with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. next fall.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2012
  5. Wladimir Klitschko vs. David Haye: July 2 in Hamburg

    Dan Rafael

    The heavyweight showdown between unified champion Wladimir Klitschko and titleholder David Haye now has a date and venue: July 2 at the Hamburg Imtech Arena in Germany.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  6. Heavyweight contender Tomasz Adamek to fight Kevin McBride

    Dan Rafael

    Tomasz Adamek, who has a signed contract to challenge for a heavyweight title in September against either Wladimir Klitschko or his older brother, Vitali Klitschko, will face Kevin McBride in his final tune-up before the title shot.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2011
  7. Rafael: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. looking forward to fighting at hom...

    Dan Rafael

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is one step away from challenging for a middleweight belt and hopes to gain a hometown advantage.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2011
  8. Tomasz Adamek strikes deal to fight either Klitschko brother

    Dan Rafael

    From the time Tomasz Adamek vacated the cruiserweight championship to move up to heavyweight in late 2009 the goal has always been the same for him and his promoters, Main Events and Ziggy Rozalski.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2011
  9. Klitschko blasts HBO for 'lie'

    Dan Rafael

    When Ross Greenburg, the president of HBO Sports, said in a recent interview with me that he would not buy heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's September fight against Alexander Povetkin, it came as quite a surprise to the Klitschko camp. ...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  10. Wladimir Klitschko wins purse bid, will face Alexander Povetkin i...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will face mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin in September in Germany after K2 Promotions won a purse bid Tuesday at the IBF headquarters in East Orange, N.J.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  11. Floyd Mayweather Jr. on radar for Nov. 13 Manny Pacquiao bout

    Dan Rafael

    Newly elected Filipino congressman Manny Pacquiao will fight Nov. 13, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said on Wednesday. And if Arum and Pacquiao have their way, the fight will be against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  12. De La Hoya joins effort to land World Cup in United States

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, the retired former 10-time titleholder in six weight classes, will always be linked to boxing. But he also has ties to soccer as part-owner of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  13. Fight in Turkey for Andre Berto?

    Dan Rafael

    As promoter Lou DiBella put it: "In the economic world we live in today, if you can go somewhere to make a big event, you have to look at it. If they're talking millions of dollars in a soccer stadium, you have to look at it." That's the scenario th...

    Blog | Conversation | July 24, 2009
  14. Froch on a mission to establish himself on the world scene

    Dan Rafael

    By hook or by crook, Carl Froch intends to make a name for himself in America by defeating Jermain Taylor on Saturday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 23, 2009
  15. De La Hoya shies away from retirement talk

    Dan Rafael

    Speaking on a teleconference Thursday to announce that he would face pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 6 in a welterweight fight, Oscar De La Hoya left open the possibility of continuing his career.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2008
  16. Enzo, Joe Calzaghe doing it together

    Dan Rafael

    Since his first trip to the gym at age 9, Joe Calzaghe has known only one trainer -- his father, Enzo.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2007