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  1. Marvin Sonsona wins split-decision against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr.

    Dan Rafael

    It wasn't pretty and it might not have been the finish that fans wanted, but featherweight contender avenged his defeat to Wilfredo vazquez Jr. with a split decision win Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  2. Vazquez-Sonsona II on June 7

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- In 2010, Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. of Puerto Rico knocked out Marvin Sonsona of the Philippines in the fourth round to win a vacant junior featherweight world title. Four years later, they will meet again. Before the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Scorecard: Dereck Chisora trim, sharp in winning Euro title

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight title challenger Dereck Chisora was at his lightest -- and perhaps his best -- in walking through Edmund Gerber on Saturday to win the Euro title and remain in the running for even bigger fights.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  4. Vazquez Jr. in need of victory

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior featherweight titlist Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. will try to get back on track when he returns Sept. 20 (Telemundo) at the Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Fla., promoter Tuto Zabala announced Thursday. Vazquez (22-3-1, 19 KOs), who w...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  5. Scorecard: Koki Kameda defends title, Brian Viloria loses belts

    Dan Rafael

    With multiple belts on the line in a weekend of fights, Koki Kameda and Rocky Martinez hung on to their straps while Brian Viloria lost a pair of titles -- all in separate barn-burner battles.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  6. Zou Shiming holds key to boxing in China

    Dan Rafael

    When three-time Olympic medalist Zou Shiming makes his pro debut Saturday in Macau, he'll open doors (and coffers) in his home country of China and help realize one man's improbable dream.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  7. Big card in the works to start '13

    Dan Rafael

    HBO and promoters Top Rank and K2 Promotions are working on a good looking potential tripleheader for Jan. 19 at the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York: Orlando Salido-Miguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia in a featherweight title fight, Gennady Golovki...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  8. Ivan Calderon comes up short in what could be final fight

    Dan Rafael

    Future Hall of Famer and former two-division champ Ivan Calderon showed with Saturday's loss that the end is near, while former titlist Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. proposed that he may be on his way back up.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  9. Luis Orlando Del Valle stepping up to Vic Darchinyan

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight prospect Luis Orlando Del Valle says he's ready for the stiffest test of his career, Saturday's bout with veteran brawler and former two-division champion Vic Darchinyan.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  10. Rafael Marquez out, Jonathan Oquendo in for fight vs. Wilfredo Va...

    Dan Rafael

    Rafael Marquez of Mexico has for the third time postponed a fight with fellow former junior featherweight titlist Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. of Puerto Rico, promoter Peter Rivera of PR Best Boxing Promotions announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  11. Postponed Rafael Marquez-Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. reset for October

    Dan Rafael

    Rafael Marquez has put a right hand injury behind him and his fight with fellow former junior featherweight titleholder Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. has been rescheduled for Oct. 6.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  12. Rafael Marquez's August 4 fight against Wilfredo Vazquez postpone...

    Dan Rafael

    Rafael Marquez suffered a right hand injury and his fight against fellow former junior featherweight titleholder Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. was postponed on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  13. Wilfredo Vazquez Jr., Rafael Marquez to battle for chance at titl...

    Dan Rafael

    Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. and Rafael Marquez, both former junior featherweight titleholders, are looking for another title shot and will have to go through each other to get it.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  14. Boxing champ Nonito Donaire says injured hand will be OK

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing champ Nonito Donaire visited a hand specialist this week in Los Angeles and told on Wednesday night that "everything looked good and my hand is OK."

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  15. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. keeps his middleweight belt against Marco ...

    Dan Rafael

    Despite a recent arrest for drunken driving, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. had no problems overcoming Marco Antonio Rubio to defend his middleweight belt.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2012
  16. Nonito Donaire downs Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. to claim another belt

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire fought through a bloody hand injury and was forced to grind in his first bout at junior featherweight, but he ultimately outclassed Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. to score a championship in yet another division Saturday in San Antonio.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2012