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  1. Alexander, Porter on amateur fight

    Dan Rafael

    Plenty of fighters who meet in the pro ranks have seen each other in the ring before as amateurs. A famous example from my time on the boxing beat was the late Vernon Forrest and Shane Mosley. Forrest beat Mosley twice in welterweight world title ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  2. Boxing: Saul Alvarez proves worth by blasting through Carlos Bald...

    Dan Rafael

    Saul Alvarez proved he's the real deal by doing what fighters like Floyd Mayweather and Vernon Forrest could not: He stopped Carlos Baldomir.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  3. Antonio Margarito is still running with wrong crowd

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts … • If Antonio Margarito wants to get his boxing license back in the United States, he sure is going about it the wrong way. While I was watching Top Rank's "Latin Fury 10" pay-per-view Saturday night, I ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2009
  4. Vernon Forrest's impact felt beyond the ring

    Dan Rafael

    Driven and skilled inside the ring, Vernon Forrest may have been even more dedicated to others outside the ropes. Boxing never gave him quite the recognition he deserved, but those who knew Forrest best won't soon forget his compassion and character.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2009
  5. Former world champion boxer Vernon Forrest killed in Atlanta shoo...

    Dan Rafael

    Recent WBC junior middleweight champion Vernon Forrest was shot and killed Saturday night during an attempted carjacking, WSB Radio in Atlanta has reported, citing a police spokesman.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2009
  6. Super Six: Logical (and lucrative) for WBC

    Dan Rafael

    In May, I wrote that hell may have frozen over because I agreed with the WBC on something. In that instance, I sided with the banditos for stripping junior middleweight titleholder Vernon Forrest of their title because of his blatant ducking of inter...

    Blog | July 15, 2009
  7. WBC's backing of Super Six is logical (and lucrative)

    Dan Rafael

    In May, I wrote that hell may have frozen over because I agreed with the WBC on something. In that instance, I sided with the banditos for stripping junior middleweight titleholder Vernon Forrest of their title because of his blatant ducking of inter...

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2009
  8. Vernon Forrest ruling is a step in right direction for WBC

    Dan Rafael

    The return of random thoughts … • Maybe hell has actually frozen over. Perhaps, if you look out the window, you'll see pigs flying. My reasoning: I actually agree with something the WBC has done. Better print out this blog post as p...

    Blog | Conversation | May 27, 2009
  9. Vernon Forrest stripped of WBC junior middleweight belt; Sergio M...

    Dan Rafael

    Vernon Forrest, who is out indefinitely with a rib injury and long overdue on a mandatory junior middleweight title defense against interim titlist Sergio Martinez, was stripped of his belt on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2009
  10. Dawson undaunted by Tarver's rep in rematches

    Dan Rafael

    Antonio Tarver's impeccable track record in rematches has some fans wondering why Chad Dawson agreed to a rematch clause in the first place.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 07, 2009
  11. Junior middleweight titleholder Vernon Forrest out with training ...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titleholder Vernon Forrest suffered a training injury and has withdrawn from a May 1 non-title bout with Jason LeHoullier, Forrest promoter Gary Shaw told ESPN.com on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2009
  12. Forrest rebounds by firing past Mora in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Washed up? Hardly. Vernon Forrest proved he still has it by outgunning Sergio Mora over 12 rounds on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2008
  13. It's reality: Mora becomes first 'Contender' to win world title

    Dan Rafael

    "The Contender" has a champion to call their own after Sergio Mora outworked Vernon Forrest to become junior middleweight champion.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2008
  14. Scorecard: Forrest dominates Baldomir in dubious title bout

    Dan Rafael

    In a meeting of two former welterweight titlists, Vernon Forrest dominated Carlos Baldomir in a junior middleweight title bout. Elsewhere, Andre Berto rallied from a knockdown to defeat former world title challenger Cosme Rivera, writes Dan Rafael.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2007
  15. Scorecard: Controversy clouds Forrest win

    Dan Rafael

    Dan Rafael recaps last week's notable boxing results from around the world.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2006
  16. Forrest wins unanimous -- and controversial -- decision

    Dan Rafael

    Vernon Forrest pulled out a unanimous decision over Ike Quartey on Saturday night in New York, much to the chagrin of the Madison Square Garden crowd.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2006