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  1. Postol-Aydin made TV

    Dan Rafael

    When Top Rank and HBO initially made a deal for the network to televise the welterweight title elimination bout between Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado on May 17 from the refurbished Forum in Inglewood, Calif., it was planned as a one-fight tel...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  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. Miguel Angel Garcia files suit against Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Junior lightweight titleholder Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia, declaring that his promotional agreement with Top Rank is illegal and also expired, sued the company in California State Court in Riverside County on April 8.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  5. Roman Martinez withdraws from bout with Raymundo Beltran due to i...

    Dan Rafael

    Two-time junior lightweight word titleholder Roman "Rocky" Martinez of Puerto Rico is ill and has withdrawn from his fight on the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. undercard next week, Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN.com on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  6. Nonito Donaire to vie for fourth world title in different weight ...

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire, the 2012 fighter of the year and a former titleholder in three divisions, will attempt to win a world title in his fourth weight division when he challenges Simpiwe Vetyeka on May 31, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  7. Tonsilitis KOs Jessie Magdaleno

    Dan Rafael

    Blue chip junior featherweight prospect Jessie Magdaleno was supposed to fight on April 11 in Las Vegas on an ESPN2 card Top Rank is putting on at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas the night before the big show the next night, the one headlined by the Manny ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  8. Ramirez spars with Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight prospect Jose Ramirez is just 21, but the 2012 U.S. Olympian with a powerful left hook appears headed for big things in professional boxing. His career is off to a strong start -- 8-0 with six knockouts -- and Top Rank regards ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Arum's Russia trip on hold

    Dan Rafael

    Had things gone to plan, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum would now be in Moscow working on a deal to bring regular fight cards there featuring the various Russian boxers he promotes. Arum had intended to fly from San Antonio (where he promoted Saturday...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  11. Globetrotting Arum powers on

    Dan Rafael

    SAN ANTONIO -- Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has been traveling like crazy. Last week he was in Macau for his card headlined by two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming. This week he is in San Antonio promoting Saturday night's Julio Cesar Chavez ...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  12. Vasyl Lomachenko closes in on world title in just second pro figh...

    Dan Rafael

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko is fighting for a world title in his second pro fight Saturday against Orlando Salido.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  13. Top Rank Olympian binge continues

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank continued its 2012 Olympic signing binge this week when Bob Arum announced he had signed two-time Olympian Egidijus Kavaliauskas of Lithuania to his stable. Kavaliauskas (4-0, 3 KOs), a 25-year-old welterweight, has fought three of his fo...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  14. Title shot for Zou by year's end?

    Dan Rafael

    Flyweight Zou Shiming, the Chinese national hero and three-time Olympic medalist (two golds), is on the ultra-fast track. If all goes well, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said, Zou is probably looking at a world title shot before the end of the year. ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  15. Martinez-Cotto is the right fight at the right time

    Dan Rafael

    Sergio Martinez's June 7 middleweight title defense against Miguel Cotto not only features plenty of star power and historical implications, it's simply one of the biggest fights that could be made in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  16. Top Rank signs Olympic medalist

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has added yet another 2012 Olympic medalist to his company's growing stable, light heavyweight bronze winner Alexander Gvozdyk of Ukraine. Gvozdyk will make his professional debut in the spring. "Top Rank is delighted...

    Blog | February 18, 2014