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  1. Gillette Stadium to host boxing

    Dan Rafael

    Fights at big outdoor stadiums are mainly a thing of the past in the United States, although there was a major fight at Yankee Stadium in 2010 when Miguel Cotto stopped Yuri Foreman to win a junior middleweight title. Now there will be another, as...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  2. Former junior middleweight champ Yuri Foreman has successful knee...

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titlist Yuri Foreman underwent successful right knee surgery on Friday in New York to repair injuries he suffered in his ninth-round knockout loss to Miguel Cotto last Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  3. Yankee Stadium fight a night to remember

    Dan Rafael

    I am still savoring the amazing experience of covering a fight at Yankee Stadium. It was a huge thrill to be there for the Miguel Cotto-Yuri Foreman fight Saturday night, boxing's return to the fabled ballpark for the first time in 34 years. It...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  4. Miguel Cotto overcomes Yuri Foreman, bizarre night

    Dan Rafael

    A bum knee and a hellacious salvo of punches from Miguel Cotto spelled doom for Yuri Foreman in the ninth round in the Bronx on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2010
  5. Vanes Martirosyan gets past Joe Greene in ugly fight

    Dan Rafael

    It wasn't pretty, but Vanes Martirosyan proved his worth against Joe Greene.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2010
  6. Vanes Martirosyan out to look good against Joe Greene

    Dan Rafael

    Talk about stepping up to the plate: Vanes Martirosyan makes the biggest leap of his career when he meets Joe Greene at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  7. Stadium makes Foreman-Cotto a must-see

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts … • I've been a lifelong New York Yankees fan. Growing up in upstate New York, I remember when my mother announced we were getting cable television in the late 1970s. The primary reason: so that...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  8. Enemies unite: Barrera and Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    You know what I just can't wrap my head around? Marco Antonio Barrera is now fighting for Top Rank. Once mortal enemies, they are now on the same team. It's like a boxing version of Johnny Damon going from the Red Sox to the Yankees or Bret...

    Blog | May 21, 2010
  9. Yankees game can't 'Contend'

    Dan Rafael

    It was Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET, so where was I? As you should know by now, on the new reclining couch with my wife watching "The Contender." Thank goodness for the invention of the DVR. I was recording "The Contender" and the Yankees-Devil Rays game on...

    Blog | September 26, 2007
  10. Who could be next for Hatton?

    Dan Rafael

    • You want a massive, massive fight? You want the most passionate crowd of the decade? Match Ricky Hatton with Miguel Cotto in a welterweight championship fight and put it in Yankee Stadium, which has a storied tradition of hosting prize f...

    Blog | June 26, 2007
  11. De La Hoya's company to sign prized lightweight Diaz

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya's company reeled in its third star fighter in less than two weeks Sunday night, agreeing to terms with lightweight titlist Juan Diaz, manager Willie Savannah told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2006
  12. Wright's victory spoils 'Tito's' plans with Hopkins

    Dan Rafael

    Winky Wright unleashed his jab at will; Felix Trinidad could not match the fury. Thus, Wright dominated their middleweight showdown Saturday in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2005