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  1. Verdejo's exposure is growing

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Felix Verdejo, a 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian and one of boxing's most significant prospects, fights on Saturday night at New York's Madison Square Garden. But although his scheduled six-round fight with Engelberto Venezuela won't be part o...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
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  3. Former boxing world champion Antonio Cermeno killed in Venezuela

    Former boxing world champion Antonio Cermeno was kidnapped and killed in his native Venezuela, police said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2014
  4. Liborio Solis wins WBA super flyweight title in Japan

    Liborio Solis of Venezuela defeated Japan's Kohei Kono by a majority decision on Monday to win the WBA super flyweight title.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  5. Takashi Uchiyama to defend title against Jaider Parra in Tokyo

    Dan Rafael

    It will be Japan versus Venezuela on May 6 in Tokyo with a pair of world title bouts that were announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  6. Jorge Linares gives it another go

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-division titlist Jorge Linares, blessed with enormous talent but a poor chin and tissue-thin skin that cuts easily, is on the comeback trail. Venezuela's Linares, a one-time prodigy, won belts at featherweight and junior lightweight but...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  7. Johan Perez, Julian Ramirez latest to join Golden Boy roster

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy Promotions announced Thursday that it has signed two fighters to its growing roster, interim junior welterweight titlist Johan Perez of Venezuela and former amateur standout Julian Ramirez of Alhambra, Calif.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  8. Lightweight titleholder Miguel Acosta to face a more mature Brand...

    Dan Rafael

    The biggest obstacle Brandon Rios had to overcome was himself. With newfound maturity, he'll go up against lightweight titleholder Miguel Acosta, of Venezuela, on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2011
  9. Koki Kameda beats Alexander Munoz for bantamweight title

    Koki Kameda of Japan defeated Alexander Munoz of Venezuela by unanimous decision Sunday to claim the vacant WBA bantamweight title.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2010
  10. Edwin Valero's body exhumed in Venezuela

    Venezuelan authorities have exhumed the body of former boxer Edwin Valero to dispel lingering doubts regarding his death.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  11. Fans bid final farewell to boxer Valero

    Relatives and fans of former boxing champion Edwin Valero gathered for his funeral Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2010
  12. Middleweight champ Sergio Martinez plans campaign targeting viole...

    Dan Rafael

    Moved by the tragedy in Venezuela, newly crowned middleweight champion Sergio Martinez wants to do something about violence against women.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2010
  13. Edwin Valero's mother-in-law says fighter was addicted to drugs, ...

    The mother-in-law of former boxing champion Edwin Valero says the fighter was addicted to drugs and had grown increasingly violent before he was arrested in his wife's death and hanged himself in jail.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2010
  14. Ex-boxing champ Edwin Valero kills himself in jail while being he...

    Police say former boxing champ Edwin Valero has killed himself in his jail cell just hours after he was arrested in his wife's killing.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2010
  15. Ex-WBC lightweight champion Edwin Valero to be charged with killi...

    Former lightweight champion Edwin Valero was detained Sunday on suspicion of killing his wife, the gravest in a string of problems that have threatened to derail his career. Prosecutors say they will charge Valero in the killing "in the coming hours."

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2010
  16. Edwin Valero enters rehab center under court order

    A lawyer representing WBC lightweight champion Edwin Valero says the boxer has entered a rehabilitation center for treatment of drug and alcohol addiction.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2010
  17. Edwin Valero stops Antonio DeMarco for WBC lightweight title

    Edwin Valero of Venezuela has defeated challenger Antonio DeMarco of Mexico in their WBC lightweight title fight.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2010