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  1. Macklin set for Heiland, eyes Cotto

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is going into his world title eliminator against Argentina's Jorge Sebastien Heiland knowing a win will lead him to an eventual fourth shot at a belt. The winner of the Nov. 15 bout at The 3Arena in Dublin, I...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  2. In search of title, Caballero hits the road

    Dan Rafael

    Randy Caballero earned his shot at a world title by going overseas and he'll also have to win it overseas. Caballero (21-0, 13 KOs) will challenge England's Stuart Hall (16-3-2, 7 KOs) for a vacant bantamweight world title at the Salle des etoiles...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  3. Caballero going on road for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Bantamweight Randy Caballero is headed overseas again, this time in an effort to win a vacant world title. Caballero will face former titleholder Stuart Hall of England for the belt recently vacated by Paul Butler. But instead of fighting in his ...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  4. Manny Pacquiao likely to fight Chris Algieri next

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao's next fight probably will be a welterweight title defense against Chris Algieri, an unknown fighter just a few weeks ago until he upset Ruslan Provodnikov to win a junior welterweight world title.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Nonito Donaire to vie for fourth world title in different weight ...

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire, the 2012 fighter of the year and a former titleholder in three divisions, will attempt to win a world title in his fourth weight division when he challenges Simpiwe Vetyeka on May 31, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  7. Arreola ready for second chance

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola has the opportunity to accomplish two big things when he faces Bermane Stiverne in a rematch: avenge a loss and become the first fighter of Mexican descent to win a heavyweight world title. Both will be on Arre...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  8. Shawn Porter, Paulie Malignaggi to fight April 19

    Dan Rafael

    Shawn Porter to make first welterweight title defense on April 19 against Paulie Malignaggi

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  9. Khan quiets Mayweather rumor

    Dan Rafael

    Since junior middleweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s decisive decision win against Canelo Alvarez to unify titles on Sept. 14, there has been tons of speculation about whom Mayweather will face when he fights again in May. One of the rumors t...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  10. Kiko Martinez to defend title vs. Jeffrey Mathebula

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titlist Kiko Martinez, who pulled an upset on Aug. 17 to win a 122-pound world title, will make his first defense in a homecoming fight in Spain on Dec. 21.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  11. Heavyweight Deontay Wilder to face Nicolai Firtha Oct. 26

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight hopeful Deontay Wilder, the last American man to win an Olympic boxing medal for the United States when he claimed bronze at the 2008 Beijing Games, will be back in action on Oct. 26.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  12. Richard Abril-Jorge Linares fight set for Nov. 10 in Tokyo

    Dan Rafael

    Former featherweight and junior lightweight titlist Jorge Linares will get a shot to win a belt in a third weight division when he challenges lightweight titleholder Richard Abril on Nov. 10 in Tokyo.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  13. Title shot for Jacobs?

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight Daniel Jacobs was impressive in his third-round knockout victory against former title challenger Giovanni Lorenzo on Monday night in New York. It was the kind of win that will launch him to bigger and better things. Lorenzo (32-6, 24 ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  14. Romero to defend belt on Aug. 17

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titlist Jonathan Romero (23-0, 12 KOs) of Colombia, who outpointed Alejandro Lopez in February to win a 122-pound belt that Nonito Donaire vacated, will make his first defense Aug. 17 (HBO) at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic C...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  15. Ishe Smith first 154 defense set for July 19 in Las Vegas vs. Car...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweight titlist Ishe Smith, the first fighter born in the boxing capital of Las Vegas to win a world title, will make his first defense in his hometown.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2013
  16. British medalist Luke Campbell set for pro debut

    Dan Rafael

    Luke Campbell, who became the first British boxer to win a bantamweight Olympic gold medal in more than 100 years in London last summer, will make his professional debut July 13.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013