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  1. Miguel Cotto to sit out rest of 2014

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, who claimed the title by dropping Sergio Martinez four times en route to an upset 10th-round knockout victory June 7 at New York's Madison Square Garden, was expected back in the ring Dec. 13 at the Garden, although the

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  2. Thompson, Solis set for rematch

    Dan Rafael

    On March 22, veteran heavyweight contender Tony Thompson pulled an upset when he outpointed Odlanier Solis by split decision in Turkey, the home country of Solis promoter Ahmet Oner, whose considerable juice there obviously didn't help his man get th...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. Manny Pacquiao likely to fight Chris Algieri next

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao's next fight probably will be a welterweight title defense against Chris Algieri, an unknown fighter just a few weeks ago until he upset Ruslan Provodnikov to win a junior welterweight world title.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  4. Scorecard: Algieri upsets Provodnikov with split-decision win

    Dan Rafael

    Scorecard:

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  5. Chris Algieri stuns Ruslan Provodnikov in split decision, claims ...

    Dan Rafael

    Chris Algieri pulled a major upset as he outboxed Ruslan Provodnikov to win a split decision and a junior welterweight belt on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2014
  6. Rose confident of upsetting Andrade

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight Brian Rose of England will be looking for the upset when he challenges titleholder Demetrius Andrade on Saturday night (HBO, 10 ET/PT) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight, the co-feature of the card headline...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  7. Maciel replaces Foreman on June 7

    Dan Rafael

    When former junior middleweight titlist Yuri Foreman abruptly retired last week because he was upset over what he deemed to be an onerous contract with his manager, it left a hole on the HBO PPV undercard for the June 7 Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto m...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  8. Adrien Broner: 'This fight is huge for me'

    Dan Rafael

    WASHINGTON -- Humility and Adrien Broner are not words that usually go together. But, at least by Broner's often outrageous ways, he has shown a modicum of humility in the wake of his upset loss to Marcos Maidana in December. "Losing that fight was...

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  9. Adrien Broner to fight Carlos Molina on Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marc...

    Dan Rafael

    Adrien Broner was knocked down twice, roughed up and lost his welterweight title to Marcos Maidana by decision in a December upset. Maidana parlayed the huge victory into a lucrative unification fight with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  10. Shawn Porter, Paulie Malignaggi to fight April 19

    Dan Rafael

    Shawn Porter to make first welterweight title defense on April 19 against Paulie Malignaggi

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  11. Lundy makes case for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    With two notable victories in a row, both regarded in many quarters as upsets, Philadelphia's "Hammerin'" Hank Lundy believes he should get a shot a world title next, be it at lightweight or junior welterweight. On Friday, he easily outpointed lig...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  12. Uchiyama, Miura, Ioka retain titles

    Dan Rafael

    Japanese fight fans rang in 2014 with a pair New Year's Eve cards featuring three world title bouts and an upset in a nontitle match. In Tokyo, junior lightweight titleholders Takashi Uchiyama and Takashi Miura each retained his belt. Uchiyama ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  13. Scorecard: Marcos Maidana overpowers Adrien Broner for title

    Dan Rafael

    In a late entry for the top fight of 2013, Marcos Maidana put on a power display and upset Adrien Broner in a gritty, dramatic bout to win a welterweight title Saturday in San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  14. Marcos Maidana unloads, pulls huge upset of Adrien Broner

    Dan Rafael

    Marcos Maidana fought with power, relentless pressure and heart, overcoming a stunned but still-determined Adrien Broner to pull the upset and take a welterweight title Saturday in San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  15. Lopez hopes to get back on track

    Dan Rafael

    Josesito Lopez moved up to welterweight in June 2012 and pulled a major upset when he broke former titleholder Victor Ortiz's jaw and stopped him in the ninth round. After the inspiring win, which the Riverside, Calif., product called his "Rocky m...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  16. David Price to make comeback Dec. 14 vs. Evgeny Orlov

    Dan Rafael

    British heavyweight David Price, trying to rebuild his career after back-to-back upset knockout losses to American contender Tony Thompson this year, will make his comeback on Dec. 14.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013