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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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Edwin Valero eager to please in front of the spotlight

    Dan Rafael

    After a few false starts, Edwin Valero gets his chance to shine when he meets Antonio DeMarco on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2010