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  1. Iron Mike picks Mayweather

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson, a regular at ringside for major fights, is looking forward -- like most boxing fans -- to the showdown between pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez, who will meet to unify junior middleweig...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  2. Martinez-Chavez card taking shape

    Dan Rafael

    Just because promoters Top Rank and Lou DiBella came to an agreement for the showdown between lineal middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to meet Sept. 15 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, and ironed out...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  3. Yuriorkis Gamboa smokes Rogers Mtagwa in Round 2

    Dan Rafael

    Fans of featherweights Yuriorkis Gamboa and Juan Manuel Lopez will get to see them fight -- eventually. The powers that be plan to let the showdown at 126 marinate first.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2010
  4. In his own words, Pacquiao on blood testing

    Dan Rafael

    The representatives for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. continue to try to hash out the protocol for the drug testing for their tentative March 13 super fight. The showdown the world wants to see is hanging by a thread as the camps childishl...

    Blog | December 27, 2009
  5. In his own words, Pacquiao on blood testing

    Dan Rafael

    The representatives for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. continue to try to hash out the protocol for the drug testing for their tentative March 13 super fight. The showdown the world wants to see is hanging by a thread as the camps childishl...

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2009
  6. Weight penalty for Chavez-GGG

    Dan Rafael

    Although the proposed Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Gennady Golovkin summer showdown is not yet finalized, the camps are getting there and have agreed on a massive fine if either man is overweight. The fight, ticketed for the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  7. Both sides to blame in Stevenson-Kovalev disaster

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson's move to Showtime brings an end to any immediate hope of a can't-miss superfight against Sergey Kovalev. But who's to blame?

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  8. Chavez-GGG getting closer

    Dan Rafael

    Promoters Top Rank and K2 Promotions are getting closer to making what could be one of the best fights of the year: a super middleweight showdown between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin, who would move up to 168 p...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  9. Feisty Martinez rips Cotto on tour

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and three-division titleholder Miguel Cotto are two days and two cities into the media tour to promote their June 7 (HBO PPV) showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York and the heat is building. They kicked...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  10. Weight increase negotiated for Saul Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo fi...

    Dan Rafael

    anelo Alvarez knew ahead of time that he would not be able to make the 154-pound weight limit for Saturday night's showdown with Mexican countryman Alfredo Angulo at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, so an increase was negotiated ahead of Friday's weigh in.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  11. Collazo turns attention to Khan

    Dan Rafael

    Immediately after Luis Collazo knocked out fellow former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz on Jan. 30 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., he immediately called out for the biggest fight any welterweight could ask for -- a showdown with champion...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  12. Geale calls for GGG showdown

    Dan Rafael

    Former middleweight titlist Daniel Geale, who returned to the win column Wednesday by knocking out Australian countryman Garth Wood in the sixth round, is now calling for a fight with titleholder Gennady Golovkin. There's two ways to look at that....

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  13. Scorecard: Jean Pascal puts to rest Montreal rivalry with Lucian ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal -- not to mention most of Quebec -- had anticipated a showdown with former super middleweight titlist and fellow Montreal resident Lucian Bute for years. Saturday's matchup didn't live up to the hype, but Pascal proved more worthy of the locals' love.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  14. Let's not wait on an Adonis Stevenson-Jean Pascal fight

    Dan Rafael

    Why should Jean Pascal bother with a Lucian Bute rematch after Saturday's dominant win? Instead, bring on another all-Montreal matchup: light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  15. Brandon Rios failed drug test after fight vs. Manny Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios, who agreed to random drug testing by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association for his Nov. 23 welterweight showdown with Manny Pacquiao in Macau, failed his postfight drug test.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  16. Liborio Solis stripped of junior bantamweight title before Daiki ...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior bantamweight titlist Liborio Solis failed to make weight on Monday and was stripped of his world title on the eve of a unification showdown with fellow titleholder Daiki Kameda.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2013