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  1. Oscar De La Hoya is fighting back

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Retired from the ring or not, Oscar De La Hoya will always be a fighter at heart. He won a 1992 Olympic gold medal -- hence the famous "Golden Boy" nickname -- 10 world titles in a then-record six weight divisions, earned some $300 mil...

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  2. Wladimir Klitschko to defend belts vs. Kubrat Pulev on Sept. 6

    Dan Rafael

    Wladimir Klitschko will defend his heavyweight belts against undefeated Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria in Hamburg, Germany on Sept. 6.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  3. De La Hoya looks back on career

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, who won 10 world titles in a then-record six weight classes, was one of the best fighters of his time and the most popular fighter of his day. On Sunday, he will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  4. Bernard Hopkins to fight Beibut Shumenov on April 19

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins may have turned 49 on Jan. 15, but he is not done trying to make more boxing history.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  5. Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao megafight still could get mad...

    Dan Rafael

    With Manny Pacquiao back on solid footing again after a pillar-to-post win over Brandon Rios on Saturday in Macau, a matchup with Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't just desirable again, it's -- gasp! -- possible.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013
  6. Mayweather-Alvarez officials' pay

    Dan Rafael

    Most of us know by now that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-paid athlete in the world and that he will rake in a record purse for his junior middleweight unification showdown with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. ...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  7. Pacquiao has something to prove

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao has won world titles in a record eight weight classes, been voted fighter of the year three times and fighter of the decade, and is a sure-fire first-ballot Hall of Famer. Yet as successful as Pacquiao has been, even he is feeling a...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  8. Andre Ward dismantles Arthur Abraham to advance to final - boxing...

    Dan Rafael

    Andre Ward advanced to the final of Showtime's Super Six World Boxing Classic with relative ease against Arthur Abraham, who has taken a shellacking in the round-robin tournament.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  9. Manny Pacquiao dominates in defeat of Shane Mosley: Rafael Scorec...

    Dan Rafael

    Even on what was not his best night, pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao still delivered a totally dominant performance against Shane Mosley.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  10. Rafael Scorecard: Raul Garcia and Ramon Garcia make smaller weigh...

    Dan Rafael

    Just like the Klitschkos at heavyweight, the Garcia brothers -- Raul and Ramon -- are dominating boxing's smaller weight classes after the twins captured strawweight and flyweight titles.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2011
  11. Rafael Scorecard: Vic Darchinyan bounces back against Yonnhy Pere...

    Dan Rafael

    At age 35, Vic Darchinyan might have seen his career as a contender on the ropes heading into Saturday's fight. But a convincing win over Yonnhy Perez set him up for one final push.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2011
  12. Rafael Scorecard: Vic Darchinyan bounces back against Yonnhy Pere...

    Dan Rafael

    At age 35, Vic Darchinyan faced the prospect of irrelevance in the upper ranks of the 118-pound ranks with a loss to Yonnhy Perez. But in Saturday's bantamweight tournament consolation match, Darchinyan again fought like a contender.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2011
  13. Rafael Scorecard: Victor Ortiz, Orlando Salido author upsets to e...

    Dan Rafael

    Undefeated fighters Andre Berto and Juan Manuel Lopez are boxing's latest upset victims, as welterweight Victor Ortiz and featherweight Orlando Salido became unexpected titleholders in weekend action.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  14. Rafael Scorecard: Erik Morales put up a fight, but Marcos Maidana...

    Dan Rafael

    Marcos Maidana was supposed to get a walk-over win against the ostensibly faded Erik Morales on Saturday. Instead, what Maidana got was a dogfight -- and a decision that might have gone the other way.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  15. Giovani Segura comes back for seconds in rematch with Ivan Calder...

    Dan Rafael

    Giovani Segura pulled a shocker last August by relieving Ivan Calderon of his world junior flyweight title. But on Saturday, Segura proved the first win was no fluke -- and likely lifted Iron Boy's aura for good.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  16. Rafael Scorecard: Yuriorkis Gamboa crushes Solis in a five-knockd...

    Dan Rafael

    It took Yuriorkis Gamboa half the time to dispatch gifted Jorge Solis that Manny Pacquiao needed to do the same. If that five-knockdown performance doesn't enter Gamboa in the pound-for-pound discussion, it certainly should.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2011