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  1. Santa Cruz, Mijares show respect

    Dan Rafael

    There was plenty of respect on display between junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz and former two-time junior bantamweight titleholder and Mexican countryman Cristian Mijares on Tuesday at the news conference in Los Angeles to formally announ...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  2. Santa Cruz cherishes title, ready for more

    Rodrigo Azurmendi

    CARSON, Calif. -- The Stub Hub Center fits Leo Santa Cruz like a glove ... a boxing glove, that is. The former bantamweight titlist added a junior featherweight belt to his trophy case, once again making personal history here in Carson, where he d...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  3. Scorecard: Jhonny Gonzalez KOs Abner Mares in stirring upset

    Dan Rafael

    Jhonny Gonzalez wasn't merely more fodder for Abner Mares' undefeated run, but neither was he given much chance to win Saturday. With virtually one punch, though, the former featherweight titlist climbed back on top of the division.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  4. Santa Cruz feels stronger at 122 pounds

    Rodrigo Azurmendi

    CARSON, Calif. -- Leo Santa Cruz is set to make just his second appearance as a junior featherweight, but he's convinced that the move will benefit his style. Cruz, 25, who vacated his bantamweight belt to go up to 122 pounds and take on Alexander...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  5. Mares-Santa Cruz is inevitable

    Dan Rafael

    Leo Santa Cruz emerged in 2012 as one of the most exciting fighters in boxing and there is no sign of that letting up, in whichever weight class he fights in. Last year, Santa Cruz, who throws punches non-stop, won a vacant bantamweight title and ...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  6. Mares card should lick summer lull

    Dan Rafael

    The summer is usually a slow time for boxing, but there are at least a handful of higher-profile shows here and there to get us all through, including one for which the promotion kicked off on Thursday at a news conference at a Los Angeles Mexican re...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  7. Cotto-Rodriguez likely in Orlando

    Dan Rafael

    The paperwork is being finalized to bring the Miguel Cotto fight on Oct. 5 (HBO) to the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told on Wednesday. Arum had also been considering staging the fight at Marlins Stadium in M...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  8. Abner Mares against Jhonny Gonzalez close to being finalized

    Dan Rafael

    A world title doubleheader headlined by featherweight titlist Abner Mares defending against former titleholder Jhonny Gonzalez is close to being finalized for Aug. 24, Golden Boy Promotions chief executive Richard Schaefer told on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  9. Golden Boy wins Victor Terrazas-Leo Santa Cruz purse bid

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titlist Victor Terrazas will make his first defense against mandatory challenger Leo Santa Cruz on a date to be determined after Golden Boy, Santa Cruz's promoter, won a purse bid on Friday in Mexico City.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  10. Santa Cruz named Terrazas' mandatory

    Dan Rafael

    So much for Top Rank promoter Bob Arum's plans to match newly crowned junior featherweight titlist Victor Terrazas with either Vic Darchinyan on the Aug. 3 Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. undercard in Mexico City, or with former titleholder Nonito Donaire in ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  11. Rigo to maybe fight in September

    Michael Woods

    Guillermo Rigondeux impressed the heck out of boxing fans who saw him do his ultra-clever pugilism against, the 2012 Boxing Writers Association Fighter of the Year, Nonito Donaire at Radio City Music Hall on April 13. Yes, there was some grumbling...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  12. Scorecard: Canelo Alvarez passes toughest test, tops Austin Trout...

    Dan Rafael

    Canelo Alvarez demanded an opponent who could push him to the limit, and he got one in Austin Trout. Then he justified the hype that has long surrounded him by putting on a strong performance in a hard-earned win.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2013
  13. Victor Terrazas outpoints countryman Christian Mijares to win WBC...

    Mexico's Victor Terrazas won the vacant WBC super-bantamweight title Saturday night, outpointing countryman Christian Mijares in a split decision at Arena Ciudad de Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2013
  14. Victor Terrazas, Cristian Mijares to fight for vacant 122-pound w...

    Dan Rafael

    Mexican junior featherweight contenders Victor Terrazas and Cristian Mijares will meet for a vacant 122-pound world title on April 20 in Mexico City, Zanfer Promotions announced.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  15. Brian Vera tops Sergio Mora again

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  16. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. shines in win over Peter Manfredo

    Dan Rafael

    He isn't the second coming of his father, but who cares? Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is making a name for himself as a free-swinging brawler, as he proved against Peter Manfredo on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011