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  1. Knockouts help hurricane relief

    Dan Rafael

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Thanks to each of the seven fights on Saturday night's Golden Boy Promotions card at Boardwalk Hall ending in a knockout, Golden Boy, company president Oscar De La Hoya and Caesars Atlantic City will donate $44,292 to the Boys ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  2. Gary Russell, Vasyl Lomachenko to fight June 21 after Golden Boy ...

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweights Gary Russell and Vasyl Lomachenko will meet for a vacant world title after Golden Boy Promotions, representing Russell, beat archrival Top Rank, Lomachenko's promoter, in a close purse bid.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  3. Purse bid for Lomachenko-Russell

    Dan Rafael

    Given that featherweight Vasyl Lomachenko is promoted by Top Rank and Gary Russell Jr. works with Golden Boy (although he is not under contract), it is no surprise that the sides have not engaged in a negotiation for the vacant title bout they have b...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara to meet in junior middleweight non...

    Dan Rafael

    Former 154-pound titleholder Canelo Alvarez and reigning titlist Erislandy Lara will meet in the main event July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas after agreeing to terms over the weekend, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  5. Ogogo added to May 3 undercard

    Dan Rafael

    British middleweight prospect Anthony Ogogo, who claimed Olympic bronze in front of the hometown crowd at the 2012 London Games, will make his Las Vegas debut on May 3 on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana undercard at the MGM Grand, Golden Boy ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  6. Cole retiring as Texas regulator

    Dan Rafael

    If you follow boxing in Texas, you probably know the name Dickie Cole, the quintessential Texas good old boy. For 21 years, Cole oversaw the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation's Combative Sports division. That's the fancy way of saying t...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  7. Canelo Alvarez, Erislandy Lara bout being negotiated

    Dan Rafael

    Richard Schaefer, who promotes Canelo Alvarez and titleholder Erislandy Lara, told ESPN.com on Monday night that he is in the midst of negotiating the fight and hopes to wrap up the deal shortly.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  8. Ali, Ochoa, Brown on D.C. card

    Dan Rafael

    Unbeaten welterweight Sadam Ali, a 2008 U.S. Olympian from Brooklyn, N.Y., will be one of the boxers featured in the nontitle bouts that Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday for the undercard of its April 19 (Showtime) card at the DC Armory in Wash...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  9. Hopkins helps Philly honor Frazier

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins is a Philadelphia fighter through and through, and the late heavyweight champion Joe Frazier is the ultimate Philly fighter. So Hopkins, along with Golden Boy Promotions, announced that they have made "a s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  10. It's Showtime for Lemieux

    Dan Rafael

    By virtue of its close ties to Golden Boy Promotions and adviser Al Haymon, Showtime has a very deep stable of fighters that fight on the network. One of them is middleweight titlist "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin, who defends his belt on April 19 in ...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  11. Lara-Smith undercard revealed

    Dan Rafael

    Whenever Floyd Mayweather Jr. fights, there is sure to be a smaller card a night or two before his big card. That's the case again in May. While Mayweather faces Marcos Maidana on May 3 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy is p...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  12. Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa to headline Apri...

    Dan Rafael

    Three of boxing's most exciting punchers -- Keith Thurman, Lucas Matthysse and Omar Figueroa -- will be in action April 26 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  13. Erislandy Lara to make first junior middleweight title defense ag...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Erislandy Lara, recently elevated from an interim titleholder to a full one, will make his first defense against former beltholder Ishe Smith on May 2 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  14. 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
  15. Golden Boy sets four April cards

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions has its big shows coming up, including Bernard Hopkins-Beibut Shumenov on April 19 and Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana on May 3, but it also has its share of smaller cards with solid matchups and prospect showcases on tap, a...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  16. Golden Boy signs Rene Alvarado

    Dan Rafael

    When featherweight Rene Alvarado knocked out Robinson Castellanos on Feb. 15 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, he caught the attention of Golden Boy Promotions, which had put on the fight. Castellanos had the been the favorite and on a good roll but Alv...

    Blog | March 20, 2014