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  1. Andre Berto back in action

    Dan Rafael

    After 14 months out of action because of a seriously injured right shoulder, former two-time welterweight titlist Andre Berto is ready to fight again. On July 27, 2013, Berto tore a tendon in his shoulder during the second round of a fight with Je...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  2. Mares tabs Hunter as new trainer

    Dan Rafael

    The return of former three-division titleholder Abner Mares was being planned for June 21 as part of a Showtime tripleheader at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. However, Mares will not be available for that date because he is changing trainers an...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. Berto cleared for light sparring

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-time welterweight titleholder Andre Berto, recovering from a torn right shoulder tendon, has received clearance to begin light sparring following his August surgery. Berto returned to Dr. Neal ElAttrache's office for a follow-up appoint...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  4. Berto returns to training

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-time welterweight titlist Andre Berto is gearing up for a summer return to the ring. Berto was cleared by his doctor in mid-January to resume training and returned to trainer Virgil Hunter's Oakland, Calif., gym on Sunday to begin worki...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  5. Jesus Soto Karass, Omar Figueroa and Co. put on a show

    Dan Rafael

    Jesus Soto Karass and Keith Thurman delivered the anticipated knockouts and sensational fights, but it's what Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa did in between that made Saturday a night to remember.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  6. Andre Berto reboots in search of another title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titlist and action ace Andre Berto will undoubtedly put on a good show against brawler Jesus Soto Karass on Saturday, but he has made big changes in search of something even greater.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  7. Berto picks Hunter as trainer

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-time welterweight titlist Andre Berto has hired a new trainer -- 2011 trainer of the year Virgil Hunter -- and has been working out with him at his Oakland, Calif.-area gym for the past few weeks. "I know I have all the talent in world....

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  8. Angulo-Lara a battle of styles

    Dan Rafael

    Which do you like? A fighter with excellent power, constant aggression and a brawling style, or somebody with smooth technical skills and speed who practices the art of the sweet science? Whichever it is, you'll have somebody to be interested in w...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  9. Amir Khan expecting megafight after Saturday's Julio Diaz bout

    Dan Rafael

    Amir Khan has felt the sting of recent losses, but he believes his alliance with trainer Virgil Hunter and Saturday's bout with former titlist Julio Diaz are building toward a December blockbuster fight.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  10. Andrade, Serrano with new trainers

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight prospect Demetrius Andrade and junior welterweight prospect Raymond Serrano enter their fights on Friday night (Showtime, 10 ET/PT) at different place in their careers, yet both have taken on new trainers. Andrade (18-0, 13 KOs...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  11. With a new trainer, Khan out to right the ship

    Dan Rafael

    With a new trainer in his corner and a new emphasis on defense, Amir Khan will attempt to right his sinking ship against brawler Carlos Molina on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2012
  12. Amir Khan hires Virgil Hunter as trainer, next will face upstart ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan has a new trainer and an opponent for his comeback fight.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2012
  13. Dallas, Gonzales in FNF co-features

    Dan Rafael

    First, former junior welterweight titlist Kendall Holt pulled out of a June 22 "Friday Night Fights" main event against Josesito Lopez because he refused to fight outdoors at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, Calif. Then, with Holt out, Lopez was ...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  14. Andre Ward signs multiyear extension with promoter Dan Goossen

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight titlist Andre Ward signed a multiyear promotional contract extension with Dan Goossen.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  15. 2011 NFL draft: Cam Newton and Da'Quan Bowers among those under t...

    Todd McShay

    Todd McShay breaks down the top storylines at the 2011 NFL combine, including the players facing the toughest character questions and medical scrutiny, as well as those with the most to gain and speed to burn.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2011