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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Maskaev hurts back, title bout vs. Peter postponed

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight titleholder Oleg Maskaev suffered a back injury Thursday and his Oct. 6 mandatory defense against Samuel Peter at Madison Square Garden in New York was postponed on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2007
  12. Several months later, 'Rock' ready for title defense

    Dan Rafael

    Hasim Rahman's heavyweight title defense vs. Vitali Klitschko fell through in November, but he has maintained "Rock" form to face James Toney on March 18.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2006
  13. Jones splits time between two trainers

    Dan Rafael

    Temperamental Roy Jones Sr. has returned to his son's fold and joins Roy Jones Jr.'s longtime trainer Alton Merkerson in what has become a two-headed camp.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2005
  14. Suite life for Pacquiao as he prepares for bout

    Dan Rafael

    On the road to an anticipated rematch with Erik Morales next year, junior lightweight star Manny Pacquiao has eliminated the distractions that once plagued him.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2005