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  1. Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux unification fight set for Apr...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire will meet Guillermo Rigondeaux April 13 in the main event of HBO's "World Championship Boxing".

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  2. Golden Boy finds new opponent for Amir Khan -- Danny Garcia

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan and Danny Garcia will meet July 14 in the main event of an HBO "World Championship Boxing" doubleheader, Golden Boy told ESPN.com on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  3. Amir Khan-Zab Judah meeting in July to unify junior welterweight ...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight titleholders Amir Khan and Zab Judah will meet to unify their belts in one of the biggest fights of the summer on July 23 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  4. Paul Williams, Nobuhiro Ishida agree to July fight at 155

    Dan Rafael

    Paul Williams, who is returning to the junior middleweight division, will face Japan's Nobuhiro Ishida in the headline bout of a July 9 edition of HBO's "World Championship Boxing," both camps told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  5. Peterson jumps at chance to fight Ortiz

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- When Golden Boy Promotions and HBO were putting together Saturday night's "World Championship Boxing" card (9:30 ET) they first finalized the outstanding main event, which pits junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan defending against...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  6. Lamont Peterson mulls Victor Ortiz bout

    Dan Rafael

    The representative for junior welterweight contender Lamont Peterson has been approached about a possible fight with fellow contender Victor Ortiz on HBO's Dec. 11 "World Championship Boxing" card, but contrary to published reports there is no d...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  7. Mijares, Munoz to unify junior bantamweight titles in May

    Dan Rafael

    Junior bantamweight titleholders Cristian Mijares and Alexander Munoz will meet to unify their 115-pound world championships May 17 in Gomez Palacio, Mexico, Mijares' hometown.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2008
  8. Montiel keeps WBO junior bantamweight title on 12th round TKO

    Fernando Montiel of Mexico stopped Luis Melendez of Columbia by technical knockout in the 12th round to retain his World Boxing Organization junior bantamweight championship Thursday at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2007
  9. Hatton (43-0) retains crown with knockout of Castillo

    Dan Rafael

    Ricky Hatton knocked out Jose Luis Castillo with a brutal shot to the ribs in the fourth round Saturday night to retain the world junior welterweight championship.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2007
  10. Fighters gearing up for big tilt

    Dan Rafael

    His best opponent. His most significant fight. His largest crowd. Miguel Cotto has a lot on the line for Saturday night's fight against former undisputed welterweight champ Zab Judah at New York's Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2007
  11. Hatton's at the weight where he feels great

    Dan Rafael

    A return to junior welterweight has Ricky Hatton back where he feels more comfortable, which could be a challenge for titlist Juan Urango, writes Dan Rafael.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2007
  12. A real fight in France; 9th brought out the best

    Dan Rafael

    Somsak Sithchatchawal and Mahyar Monshipour engaged in a slugfest March 18. The ninth round was the best of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2006
  13. Mosley fights on -- without his father

    Steve Kim

    When Shane Mosley meets Winky Wright on Saturday, it will be his first pro fight without his father in the corner.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2004
  14. Tszyu knocks Mitchell down 3 times in 3rd round

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Layoff? What layoff? Kostya Tszyu returned to the ring and stopped Sharmba Mitchell in three rounds.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2004
  15. 42-year-old outpoints McNeil in 10 rounds

    Hector "Macho" Camacho unanimously outpointed Clint McNeil in a 10-round middleweight fight Saturday night to keep his world championship hopes alive.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2004
  16. Freitas fully recovered from broken hand

    In his last bout, Acelino Freitas picked up his second 130-pound championship despite fighting with a broken hand. He wasn't going to test the fates again.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2002