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  1. De La Hoya eyes Garcia-Peterson

    Dan Rafael

    Like most boxing fans, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya would have preferred to see junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia facing titleholder Lamont Peterson in the main event of last Saturday's Showtime card at the Barclays Center...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  2. Leo Santa Cruz to defend title on Floyd Mayweather's card

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Leo Santa Cruz will defend his belt against unknown Manuel Roman in the co-feature to welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s rematch with Marcos Maidana on Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  3. Danny Garcia, titleholder Lamont Peterson win, set up possible sh...

    Dan Rafael

    In a night of mismatches, junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and titleholder Lamont Peterson destroyed overmatched opponents in knockout fashion to set up a possible showdown later this year on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  4. 'Mayhem' press tour over; it's prep time for Mayweather-Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    The media tour is over, and now it's off to training camp as Floyd Mayweather Jr. heads home to his gym in Las Vegas and Marcos Maidana heads to trainer Robert Garcia's gym in Oxnard, California. Pound-for-pound king/unified welterweight champion M...

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  5. Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana sequel signed, sealed

    Dan Rafael

    Although pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. said last week that he planned to give a rematch to Marcos Maidana, the unified welterweight champion made it official on Thursday, making the announcement over social media.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  6. Alvarez: No title at stake, no problem

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unified junior middleweight champion, but he is also the unified welterweight champion -- thanks to the sanctioning organizations breaking their own rules and allowing him to hold two belts in each wei...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  7. Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson to defend titles on Aug. 9 card

    Dan Rafael

    Unified junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and titleholder Lamont Peterson will appear on the same card in showcase defenses on Aug. 9 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York in what is expected to be a prelude to a unification fight later in

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  8. Robert Guerrero to headline tripleheader on June 21

    Dan Rafael

    Robert Guerrero, out of the ring since a one-sided loss to welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May and a subsequent battle with Golden Boy over his promotional contract, has set aside the differences with the company and will return June 21.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  9. Scorecard: Danny Garcia escapes Puerto Rico with a hard-earned vi...

    Dan Rafael

    Mauricio Herrera was supposed to be an "easy" opponent for junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia. Instead, he almost ruined Garcia's first fight in his parents' native Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  10. Danny Garcia defeats Mauricio Herrera by majority decision

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia scored a majority decision victory against unheralded challenger Mauricio Herrera in a far tougher fight than expected on Saturday night at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  11. D. Garcia excited for Puerto Rico

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia of Philadelphia, whose parents are from Puerto Rico, is very excited for his first bout on the island against Mauricio Herrera on March 15 (Showtime) at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum on Bayamon. "This is go...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  12. Danny Garcia defeats Lucas Matthysse by unanimous decision

    Dan Rafael

    Undefeated Danny Garcia outboxed knockout artist Lucas Matthysse to win a 12-round unanimous decision and retain his WBA and WBC junior welterweight belts.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2013
  13. Talks underway for Floyd 'Money' Mayweather Jr. to face Saul 'Can...

    Dan Rafael

    Just a few days removed from welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s dismantling of interim titleholder Robert Guerrero, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Thursday that he is already at work on Mayweather's next fight.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  14. Floyd Mayweather Jr. gets hand examined, still on track for a Sep...

    Dan Rafael

    Publicist for Floyd Mayweather Jr. says fighter visited doctor for hand but "everything is fine."

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2013
  15. Danny Garcia sends Erik Morales reeling toward retirement

    Dan Rafael

    If Danny Garcia left any doubt about his dominance of Erik Morales in a nervous big-event debut in March, he cleared things right up with a spectacular fourth-round knockout Saturday in Brooklyn.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2012
  16. Ricky Hatton to fight former champ Vyacheslav Senchenko on Nov. 2...

    Dan Rafael

    Former world welterweight champion Ricky Hatton will make his comeback against Vyacheslav Senchenko of Ukraine on Nov. 24.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2012