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  1. Lucian Bute will end layoff against Roberto Feliciano Bolonti

    Dan Rafael

    Former super middleweight titlist Lucian Bute will end an 11-month layoff when he faces Roberto Feliciano Bolonti on Dec. 6 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, InterBox promoter Jean Bedard announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  2. Vic Darchinyan, Luis Carlos Abregu sign with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-division world champion Vic Darchinyan, now campaigning as a junior featherweight, signed this week with Top Rank and will make his debut with the company on May 11.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  3. Berto back, DeMarco-Broner, more

    Dan Rafael

    When I was on my recent 11-day road trip to Oakland to cover Andre Ward-Chad Dawson, followed by a week in Las Vegas covering the Sergio Martinez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez-Josesito Lopez cards, I heard a lot of stuff from a lot...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  4. Evander Holyfield looks dreadful against Sherman Williams

    Dan Rafael

    Fight fans silly enough to pay for Evander Holyfield's latest charade are still trying to get the bad taste out of their mouths after he was smacked around for three rounds before earning a no contest.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2011
  5. Mauricio Herrera pulls upset over Ruslan Provodnikov

    Dan Rafael

    Don't let the black eye, slack jaw and dazed look fool you: Mauricio Herrera gave a little better than he got in upsetting Ruslan Provodnikov on "Friday Night Fights."

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  6. Boxing: Chad Dawson's streak snapped by Jean Pascal

    Dan Rafael

    Like the Americans in 1775 or the Expos in 2004, Chad Dawson left Montreal with little more than a broken spirit and his tail between his legs after 12 rounds with Jean Pascal.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  7. Boxing: Timothy Bradley tames Luis Carlos Abregu; Alfredo Angulo ...

    Dan Rafael

    A showdown with the best at 140 pounds is likely in Timothy Bradley's future, but a meeting with Manny Pacquiao is likely out of the junior welterweight king's reach.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2010
  8. Boxing: Steve Herelius outlasts Firat Arslan in thriller

    Dan Rafael

    One head-snapping, energy-sapping uppercut was all it took for Steve Herelius to demoralize and eventually stop Firat Arslan in what was, up until then, a thrilling slugfest.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  9. Boxing: Tomasz Adamek uses superior skills to outbox larger Cris ...

    Dan Rafael

    Score one for the little guy: Tomasz Adamek proved he's a force to be reckoned with at heavyweight by outfoxing Cris Arreola for 12 rounds.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  10. Eric Morel claims an interim title in a dubious decision victory

    Dan Rafael

    Eric Morel was awarded an interim bantamweight title for an unconvincing 12-round decision over Gerry Penalosa on Saturday, but he might have to wait for a "mandatory" shot at Fernando Montiel.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2010
  11. Tomasz Adamek wins, sets up fight with Cris Arreola

    Dan Rafael

    Tomasz Adamek was a worthy cruiserweight, but his reign in the division appears over after he outboxed and outslugged Jason Estrada on Saturday in his second consecutive victory at heavyweight.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2010
  12. Roman Karmazin digs deep to cut down Dionisio Miranda

    Dan Rafael

    Sure, Roman Karmazin's best days might be behind him, but that doesn't mean he can't still dig deep and gut out a win over some whipper-snapper like Dionisio Miranda when he has to.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2010
  13. Andre Ward looks sharp in cutting up Mikkel Kessler

    Dan Rafael

    Not only did Andre Ward walk away with Mikkel Kessler's super middleweight belt Saturday, he also emerged as the man to beat in the Super Six Classic.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2009
  14. Promoter denying Darchinyan his revenge

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts: • After watching junior bantamweight champion Vic Darchinyan ravage Jorge Arce last week for 11 lopsided rounds, which followed Darchinyan's destruction of Cristian Mijares in November, every fight fan I ...

    Blog | February 10, 2009
  15. Scorecard: Povetkin looks impressive but isn't quite ready for Kl...

    Dan Rafael

    Alexander Povetkin dominated Eddie Chambers but ate too many right hands. How would Povetkin react to a Wladimir Klitschko right hand? Dan Rafael is in no rush to find out.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2008
  16. Scorecard: Cunningham invades Germany, defends title against Huck...

    Dan Rafael

    They say you need to knock out your opponent just to get a draw in Germany. Steve Cunningham stopped Marco Huck and defended his cruiserweight title via a 12th-round TKO on Saturday -- in Germany, no less.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2007