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  1. Scorecard: Dereck Chisora trim, sharp in winning Euro title

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight title challenger Dereck Chisora was at his lightest -- and perhaps his best -- in walking through Edmund Gerber on Saturday to win the Euro title and remain in the running for even bigger fights.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  2. Sakio Bika breaks down Nikola Sjekloca in points win

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika worked over Nikola Sjekloca on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J., to put himself in position to land yet another world title shot.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  3. Golden Boy busy with updates

    Dan Rafael

    Golden Boy has a slew of shows coming in the next few months and has been getting things in order. Here are a few updates from CEO Richard Schaefer: • Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika (30-5-2, 21 KOs) has been added to the Feb. 1...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  4. Adrien Broner's Oct. 6 fight moved

    Dan Rafael

    Adrien Broner is living up to his nickname: "The Problem." Broner, a former junior lightweight titlist who was stripped of his belt for not making weight before a July 21 fight with Vicente Escobedo (which Broner won via dominant fifth-round knock...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  5. Bigger Broner breaks down Escobedo

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world: Dan Rafael is the boxing writer for Follow him on Twitter @danrafaelespn....

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  6. Adrien Broner-Vicente Escobedo fight good to go

    Dan Rafael

    After a chaotic day of negotiations between the representatives of Adrien Broner and Vicente Escobedo for a deal that would allow their fight to go forward, an agreement was reached, and they will fight Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2012
  7. Adrien Broner stripped of title after not making 130-pound weight...

    Dan Rafael

    Adrien Broner did not come close to making the 130-pound weight limit at the weigh-in for his junior lightweight title defense on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  8. Vicente Escobedo stands in way of Adrien Broner's plans

    Dan Rafael

    Talented junior lightweight titlist Adrien Broner is more-than confident about his abilities. Saturday's bout against mandatory challenger Vicente Escobedo is expected to be Broner's final fight contested at 130 pounds.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  9. Brian Viloria gets revenge against Omar Nino

    Dan Rafael

    Six long years after the trilogy began, hard-hitting Hawaiian Brian Viloria finally put his rivalry with Omar Nino to rest with a ninth-round surge Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  10. Cancellation changes Broner's plans

    Dan Rafael

    The trickle-down from the cancellation of the Lamont Peterson-Amir Khan junior welterweight title rematch has begun. Peterson and Khan were supposed to fight May 19 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, but after it was revealed that Peterson failed a ran...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  11. A Broner-Escobedo matchup makes sense

    Dan Rafael

    Adrien Broner was very impressive in knocking out Eloy Perez, a legitimate contender, in the fourth round of his first junior lightweight title defense Feb. 25 on HBO. Broner barely had a hair out of place, although, of course, he still had it brushe...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  12. Wladimir Klitschko pummels Jean-Marc Mormeck

    Dan Rafael

    The epitome of a no-hoper, Jean-Marc Mormeck showed up with next to no chance against Wladimir Klitschko and was promptly pummeled in four rounds Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  13. Marcos Maidana dominates Petr Petrov over four rounds

    Dan Rafael

    Marcos Maidana made good use of what could have been a wasted training camp, knocking around Petr Petrov on Saturday. Up next: How about another go-round with Amir Khan or Victor Ortiz?

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  14. Roberto Guerrero wins unanimous decision over Vicente Escobedo

    Dan Rafael

    Roberto Guerrero and Vicente Escobedo have been friendly for years, coming up together in the amateur ranks. They even were roommates at one point in their amateur days and fought three times with Guerrero winning two of those meetings.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2010
  15. Mayweather disrespected Marquez, boxing

    Dan Rafael

    • Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn't take nearly enough grief for not making weight for Saturday's fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. Missing weight happens from time to time for fighters. It's never good, but, alas, it happens. However, what reall...

    Blog | Conversation | September 24, 2009
  16. Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes a good first step with win over Juan M...

    Dan Rafael

    After nearly two years away from the ring, Floyd Mayweather Jr. battered Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday in Las Vegas without missing a beat. But Dan Rafael hopes the bout was just a hint of better things to come.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2009