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  1. Perez-Maicelo to kick off 'FNF' season

    Dan Rafael

    The Jan. 9 season debut of ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" can't come soon enough, and now there is a main event set for the first card of the year. Interim lightweight titlist Darleys Perez is due to face Jonathan Maicelo at the Chumash resort in S...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  2. V-Lom to stay on course for Walters fight

    Dan Rafael

    After Jamaica's Nicholas Walters knocked out featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire in the sixth round of an outstanding performance in October, the immediate discussion turned to a possible unification fight with Vasyl Lomachenko, the gifted forme...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  3. Scorecard: Wladimir Klitschko wins, closes in on records

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  4. Gamboa's goal? To be No. 1 lightweight

    Dan Rafael

    Former unified featherweight titlist Yuriorkis Gamboa suffered his first loss in June when Terence Crawford knocked Gamboa down four times and violently stopped him in the ninth round of a tremendous fight that is a candidate for fight of the year. ...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  5. Gamboa plots comeback in Mexico

    Dan Rafael

    When last in the ring, former featherweight titlist Yuriorkis Gamboa was getting dropped four times and violently knocked out in the ninth round challenging lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford in a fight of the year candidate in June. That wa...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  6. Terence Crawford to defend title at home vs. Raymundo Beltran

    Dan Rafael

    Terence Crawford will make his second title defense at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha when he takes on mandatory challenger Raymundo Beltran on Nov. 29.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  7. Guillermo Rigondeaux enters a crucial stretch of his career

    Brian Campbell

    He's a junior featherweight champion, unbeaten, coming from a one-round KO win and one of the best amateur fighters in history. Still, Guillermo Rigondeaux's defensive style has him looking for a promoter and a network to showcase his skills.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  8. Boxer Terence Crawford

    Terence Crawford is ESPN.com's No. 1-ranked lightweight. Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, WBO lightweight champion Terence Crawford stops by to chat about his recent title defense. Fresh off his ninth-round KO of Yuriorkis Gamboa on June 28, Cr...

    Chat | July 10, 2014
  9. Lack of drug testing at Crawford-Gamboa unacceptable

    Dan Rafael

    Despite the excitement of Terence Crawford's knockout of Yuriorkis Gamboa in front of his raucous home crowd in Omaha, Nebraska, the card's lack of drug testing made it feel like a small-potato club show.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  10. Gamboa moving back down to 130

    Dan Rafael

    Yuriorkis Gamboa just wasn't big enough to hang with a top lightweight. That means he is headed back to junior lightweight. That was the decision made by Gamboa, adviser Tony Gonzalez and promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson following Gamboa's ninth-...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  11. Terence Crawford ready for the next level

    Dan Rafael

    With Terence Crawford's star growing in the aftermath of his breakthrough knockout over Yuriorkis Gamboa, the unbeaten lightweight titlist is ready for the next level.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  12. Crawford-Gamboa ratings a hit

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford's exciting ninth-round knockout of Yuriorkis Gamboa in his first defense on Saturday night was a fight of the year candidate. It was also the second-most viewed fight of the year so far on American television,...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  13. Scorecard: Crawford knocks out Gamboa

    Dan Rafael

    Scorecard: Terence Crawford defended his lightweight title for the first time in spectacular fashion by knocking out Yuriorkis Gamboa in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  14. Terence Crawford knocks out Yuriorkis Gamboa to retain lightweigh...

    Dan Rafael

    Terence Crawford, happy to be fighting in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, for the first time as a professional, delivered a star-making performance as he knocked out Yuriorkis Gamboa in the ninth round to retain his lightweight world title Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2014
  15. Crawford motivated to deliver in homecoming bout

    Dan Rafael

    Unbeaten lightweight titlist Terence Crawford is motivated to deliver entering Saturday's homecoming bout against Yuriorkis Gamboa in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  16. Perez eyes interim belt, title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Colombian lightweight Darleys Perez was an undefeated fighter, although largely untested, when he stepped up to face Yuriorkis Gamboa for a vacant interim lightweight belt last June. Perez lost a unanimous decision to the quicker Gamboa, but retur...

    Blog | June 26, 2014