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  1. Gamboa moving back down to 130

    Dan Rafael

    Yuriorkis Gamboa just wasn't big enough to hang with a top lightweight. That means he is headed back to junior lightweight. That was the decision made by Gamboa, adviser Tony Gonzalez and promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson following Gamboa's ninth-...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  2. Manny Pacquiao reclaims WBO welterweight title with unanimous dec...

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao took it to Timothy Bradley throughout the fight before 15,601 on Saturday night at the electric MGM Grand Garden Arena and was rewarded for his efforts.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  3. Irish bragging rights: Lee-Macklin?

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titleholders Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah just concluded their hyped "Battle of Brooklyn" on Saturday night with Malignaggi winning the decision and earning the "King of Brooklyn" tag. So how about we move two divisions north f...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. Rematch likely for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Bryan Vera after outcry...

    Dan Rafael

    Although Bryan Vera did not get the decision victory so many believe he deserved in his action-packed fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday night, he probably will get a rematch.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  5. Kery Davis leaving HBO Sports after 14 years as senior vice presi...

    Dan Rafael

    In a major shake-up at HBO Sports, senior vice president Kery Davis is leaving the network.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  6. Kendall Holt moving up to 147

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titlist Kendall Holt is doing the only thing that makes sense if he wants to continue his career in a meaningful way: He is moving up to the welterweight division. Holt (28-6, 16 KOs) announced the decision Monday, a li...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  7. Jones to fill Steward's HBO role

    Dan Rafael

    The decision was one that nobody at HBO wanted to have to make, but it was necessary in the wake of Emanuel Steward's death last month. Besides training fighters, Steward worked as an analyst on HBO telecasts for about a decade, calling fights on ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  8. Emanuel Steward, trainer of Wladimir Klitschko, replaced for heal...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko replaced his ailing longtime trainer, Hall of Famer Emanuel Steward, with pro heavyweight and longtime sparring partner Johnathon Banks.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  9. Danny Garcia decides to fight Erik Morales

    Dan Rafael

    Danny Garcia changes mind, will fight Erik Morales on Saturday night, two members of his team told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2012
  10. Judge denies Guillermo Rigondeaux's request to fight

    Dan Rafael

    A Florida judge on Tuesday denied junior featherweight titleholder Guillermo Rigondeaux's request for an emergency stay that would allow him to fight in September.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  11. Berto's low blow: implies Ortiz used PEDs

    Dan Rafael

    When Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto threw down on April 16 in one of the best fights of the year, it excited so many fans. Both went down twice and combined to produce a sixth round for the ages. Ortiz, who won the decision, earned redemption in the e...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  12. Hopkins deserved win, now a rematch

    Dan Rafael

    In a perfect world, which this is not, Bernard Hopkins would have gotten the decision he deserved against Jean Pascal on Saturday night in Quebec City, Pascal's backyard. Hopkins should have gotten the decision -- after the third round, he pret...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  13. Martinez interested in Mayweather fight

    Dan Rafael

    When former middleweight champ Kelly Pavlik formally notified promoter Top Rank on Tuesday that he was waiving his contractual option for an immediate rematch with Sergio Martinez and moving up in weight, the decision obviously impacted Martinez. Pa...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  14. Question the decision, not Cotto's heart

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts … You can say what you want about the decision in last week's Miguel Cotto-Joshua Clottey fight. Some folks thought Clottey won; more people I have encountered since the fight thought Cotto won. I had it 1...

    Blog | June 18, 2009
  15. Question the decision if you want, but not Miguel Cotto's heart

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts … You can say what you want about the decision in last week's Miguel Cotto-Joshua Clottey fight. Some folks thought Clottey won; more people I have encountered since the fight thought Cotto won. I had it 116-111 (li...

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  16. Still talking about that bad decision

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • Maybe I'm beating a dead horse here, but the decision in Saturday night's Joel Casamayor-Jose Armando Santa Cruz lightweight championship fight was the single worst decision I have ever witnesse...

    Blog | November 16, 2007