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  1. Floyd Mayweather Jr. says 'dog house' fights and pot smoking on '...

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Tuesday that Showtime's "All Access" reality series, which follows him and his opponent during the training camp and buildup to their fight, is staged as a way to sell more pay-per-views.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  2. Pacquiao-Algieri promotional tour a grueling endeavor

    Dan Rafael

    Training camp for a fight is, of course, a grueling endeavor, even more difficult sometimes than the fight itself. But when you are involved in a Manny Pacquiao fight in Macau, China, the media tour is also a Herculean undertaking. It is an exhaust...

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  3. Diego Chaves secures visa, will be able to fight Brandon Rios

    Dan Rafael

    After some anxious days with the fight in jeopardy, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday that Diego Chaves' visa had finally been taken care of and that he was expected in Las Vegas on Thursday for his fight with Brandon Rios.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  4. Gulyakevich ready for Redkach

    Dan Rafael

    Although lightweight Sergey Gulyakevich took a fight with elite prospect Ivan Redkach on just two weeks' notice, he said the short window is no issue. "I have had an absolutely great training camp for this fight. I was scheduled to fight in Hungar...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  5. Alvarez ready as camp nears end

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez, training for his unification showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, is ready to finally fight after a long training camp. "I feel good about myself and can't wait t...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  6. Manny Pacquiao goes 'toe to toe' with Charles Barkley, Reggie Mil...

    Manny Pacquiao did some training with a heavyweight for his next bout: Charles Barkley.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  7. Johnathon Banks, from trainer back to fighter

    Dan Rafael

    While training Wladimir Klitschko for his last fight, Banks found the time to prepare for his fight Saturday against Seth Mitchell.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  8. Cloud-Pascal bout on the brink

    Dan Rafael

    Even after his light heavyweight title defense was postponed, Tavoris Cloud remained at his training camp in Ohio and continued to work, believing his fight against injured former champion Jean Pascal would soon be rescheduled. But Cloud looks lik...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  9. New foe Danny Garcia doesn't change Amir Khan's plan

    Dan Rafael

    Amir Khan wanted to set things right against Lamont Peterson, and although Peterson's positive drug test denied the Brit star that chance, Saturday's unification bout with Danny Garcia may be the next-best thing.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  10. Fernando Guerrero withdraws from fight vs. Chris Fitzpatrick with...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight prospect Fernando Guerrero suffered a partially torn left biceps in training camp, forcing him to withdraw Tuesday from his fight against Chris Fitzpatrick of Cleveland scheduled for Friday night, Golden Boy Promotions announced.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  11. With Bradley out, Khan targeting Judah

    Dan Rafael

    England's Amir Khan opened training camp at Freddie Roach's Wild Card gym in Hollywood, Calif., last week. He is preparing for a July 23 junior welterweight title defense -- the second on his four-fight HBO contract -- yet still does not kn...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  12. Is Manny Pacquiao's tranquil camp bad news for Shane Mosley?

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao's previous fight camp was a mess, and he then went on to destroy Antonio Margarito. So what does Pacquiao's recent distraction-free two months of training mean for Shane Mosley on Saturday?

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  13. Juan Manuel Lopez gets ready for Orlando Salido

    Juan Manuel Lopez

    Featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez opens his doors to ESPN Deportes as he prepares for his April 16 clash with Orlando Salido.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  14. Michael Katsidis to fight with heavy heart

    Dan Rafael

    Michael Katsidis has a reputation for being a warrior inside the ring. So it didn't come as a shock when Katsidis announced he would fight on despite the death of his brother.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2010
  15. Chambers thinking upset against Klitschko

    Don Steinberg

    The snow was melting yesterday at the Pocono ski lodge where Eddie Chambers & Co. were winding down their seven-week training camp and preparing to shock the world, never mind what anybody (everybody?) else thinks. Philly-based Chambers fights ...

    Blog | March 06, 2010
  16. Manny Pacquiao's camp says Joshua Clottey could be final foe

    The frantic ferocity of Manny Pacquiao's training camps at the stuffy Wild Card Gym clearly indicate he feels every fight could be his last.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2010