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  1. Victor Ortiz giving it another go

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz was on top of the world after winning a welterweight world title by decision from Andre Berto in a terrific fight in 2011. He had finally lived up to the vast potential he showed on the way up and seemed poised for a good run. But Ort...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  2. Victor Ortiz planning November return

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz, who has been knocked out in his past three fights, plans to return to the ring. Ortiz (29-5-2, 22 KOs), 27, of Oxnard, California, wrote Thursday on his Instagram page that he will be back in the ring befo...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  3. Amir Khan and Luis Collazo have the same goal: To get a fight aga...

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former unified junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan and former welterweight titlist Luis Collazo both have the same goal: They both want in on the Floyd Mayweather Jr. sweepstakes and each is in prime position to make the case that ...

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  4. Lopez back in action on FNF

    Dan Rafael

    As a late substitute opponent facing Victor Ortiz in 2012, welterweight Josesito Lopez of Riverside, Calif., was largely unknown and a major underdog. Nine rounds later, Lopez had badly broken Ortiz's jaw, stopped him and emerged as "The Riverside Ro...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. Bernard Hopkins using head games on Beibut Shumenov

    Dan Rafael

    The fight is six weeks away, but light heavyweight champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins is already using head games on challenger Beibut Shumenov.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  6. Collazo turns attention to Khan

    Dan Rafael

    Immediately after Luis Collazo knocked out fellow former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz on Jan. 30 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., he immediately called out for the biggest fight any welterweight could ask for -- a showdown with champion...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  7. Luis Collazo signs with Al Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Add one more guy to the list of fighters who undoubtedly will say at his next news conference or after his next victory, "I'd like to thank Al Haymon." Former welterweight titlist Luis Collazo became the latest fighter to sign with Haymon, the mos...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  8. Jermall Charlo ready for surprising title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Jermall Charlo was as surprised as anybody to land a bout with junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina. Now all he has to do is make the most of the opportunity.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  9. Thurman-Collazo in the cards?

    Dan Rafael

    Luis Collazo's second-round knockout of fellow former welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz on Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., was impressive, vaulted him back into the consciousness of fight fans and certainly set him up for...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  10. Scorecard: Gennady Golovkin scores another KO victory

    Dan Rafael

    After four exciting knockouts in four fights in 2013, middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin kept it up as he opened 2014 with another victory by stoppage against Osumanu Adama.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  11. Victor Ortiz returns '100 percent confident' against Luis Collazo...

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz is coming off a pair of losses, a gruesome broken jaw and an 18-month layoff to face fellow former welterweight titleholder Luis Collazo on Thursday in Brooklyn, N.Y. Is he as ready as he sounds for his return?

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Victor Ortiz to fight Luis Collazo in main event of Super Bowl ca...

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz, in need of a new opponent after Alfonso Gomez suffered a hand injury and had to pull out of their fight next month, got a new foe Thursday in fellow former welterweight titleholder Luis Collazo, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  14. Victor Ortiz in need of new foe after Alfonso Gomez's injury

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight Alfonso Gomez suffered a freak hand injury this week, forcing him to withdraw from a Dec. 14 fight with former titleholder Victor Ortiz.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  15. Plug pulled on Molina-Ortiz

    Dan Rafael

    One of the bouts that was supposed to take place Dec. 14 on the Showtime PPV undercard of the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas was junior middleweight titleholder Carlos Molina making his first defen...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  16. Bout between Adrien Broner, Marcos Maidana tops Dec. 14 card

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titleholder Adrien Broner has aspirations to follow in the footsteps of the fighter he calls "big brother" -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. - as a future pound-for-pound No. 1 and pay-per-view king.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013