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  1. Guillermo Rigondeaux to show his style can also be entertaining

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is as dominant as any fighter in boxing, but for all his talent he has provided precious little entertainment, which is why he is essentially banned from HBO. The network, which works closely with hi...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  2. Thomas Dulorme scores fifth win in a row by outpointing Karim May...

    Dan Rafael

    Maybe it was Thomas Dulorme's size. Or it could have been his elusiveness. Whatever it was, Karim Mayfield had no answers for Dulorme's style on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  3. Miguel Vazquez: 'I must stay true to myself and to my style'

    Dan Rafael

    Mexico's Miguel Vazquez doesn't fit the "warrior" style when it comes to fighting, but he's winning fights -- and titles -- and is not about to change any time soon.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  4. Edwin Rodriguez: 'This is my time'

    Dan Rafael

    With his victory in the Monte Carlo Million Dollar Super Four tournament final, Edwin Rodriguez earned the chance to challenge super middleweight champion Andre Ward.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  5. Matthysse-Garcia adds excitement to Mayweather-Alvarez

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- To hard-core boxing fans junior welterweight slugger Lucas Matthysse of Argentina is a dream fighter. He takes on all comers, fights in an aggressive, crowd-pleasing style and usually knocks guys out -- hard. Although still not known to ...

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  6. Top Rank signs two-time Olympian Vasyl Lomachenko

    Dan Rafael

    Two-time Ukrainian Olympic champion Vasyl Lomachenko, one of the greatest amateur boxers in history, is going pro and will be based in the United States after signing a multiyear contract with Top Rank on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  7. Angulo-Lara a battle of styles

    Dan Rafael

    Which do you like? A fighter with excellent power, constant aggression and a brawling style, or somebody with smooth technical skills and speed who practices the art of the sweet science? Whichever it is, you'll have somebody to be interested in w...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  8. Harry Simon still hanging around

    Dan Rafael

    From 1998 to 2002, Harry Simon was one of the best junior middleweights and middleweights in the world. He was a good puncher with solid skills and a crowd-pleasing style. More than a decade later, Simon (27-0, 20 KOs), who is from the African cou...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  9. Billy Dib gets made-for-TV makeover

    Dan Rafael

    Billy Dib has long been a talented, dangerous fighter, but he was anything but compelling theater. With a new trainer and style, he now has a new lease on his career heading into Friday's bout with Evgeny Gradovich.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  10. Leo Santa Cruz stoked to be on big network stage

    Dan Rafael

    Leo Santa Cruz doesn't have to remember the last fight to air on CBS to look forward to Saturday's bantamweight title defense and a chance to show off his sensational, nonstop style on network airwaves.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  11. Touted 2012 U.S. Olympian Jose Ramirez wins pro debut

    Dan Rafael

    Touted 2012 U.S. Olympian and lightweight prospect Jose Ramirez won his pro debut Saturday in Las Vegas with a one-round destruction of Corey Siegwarth.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2012
  12. Trout's style not an issue for Cotto

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- There are some who believe that junior middleweight titlist Austin Trout is going to give former titleholder Miguel Cotto a very tough fight when they meet Saturday night (Showtime, 9 ET/PT) at Madison Square Garden. Some even believe he ...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  13. Antonio DeMarco finishes John Molina in 44 seconds

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titlist Antonio DeMarco, who needed a dramatic and bloody comeback to win his title, ended Saturday's bout in style, needing less than a round to dispatch challenger John Molina.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2012
  14. Cote stepping up in competition

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight Pier-Olivier Cote of Quebec City is one of the more intriguing prospects in boxing. He has a dynamic, fan-friendly fighting style and a lot of speed. Considering that he is 28 but didn't begin boxing until he was 19 and didn't tur...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  15. Oosthuizen making U.S. TV debut

    Dan Rafael

    One of the more intriguing fighters in the super middleweight division is Thomas Oosthuizen of South Africa. He's a tall southpaw with good power and a fan-friendly style. He has fought only once so far in the United States -- when he outpointed A...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  16. Sergio Martinez closes the show, finishes Matthew Macklin

    Dan Rafael

    Sergio Martinez got off to another slow start Saturday and even suffered a knockdown, but roared back with a flurry of left hands to leave Matthew Macklin bloodied and beaten by TKO after 11 rounds.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2012