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  1. Must-win for Lopez, Ponce De Leon

    Dan Rafael

    In June 2008, Puerto Rico's Juan Manuel Lopez got his first title opportunity against then-junior featherweight beltholder Daniel Ponce De Leon of Mexico and turned in an explosive performance. Lopez drilled Ponce De Leon in the first round in Atl...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  2. M. Garcia-Gamboa in the works

    Dan Rafael

    The process of Mikey Garcia moving up in weight appears to be under way. Plans are in the works for Garcia, who easily outpointed Juan Carlos Burgos in a snoozefest last Saturday night to retain his junior lightweight title, to head up to lightwei...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  3. Mikey Garcia is moving fast, perhaps to an eventual Manny Pacquai...

    Dan Rafael

    Emerging pound-for-pound star Mikey Garcia is finally on the fast track, set to face Juan Carlos Burgos on Saturday in New York before a likely move up in weight and, seemingly, to the top of boxing's food chain.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  4. Yuriorkis Gamboa jailed on domestic violence charges

    Dan Rafael

    Interim lightweight titleholder Yuriorkis Gamboa was in the Miami-Dade County jail after being arrested Wednesday afternoon on two misdemeanor battery charges for domestic violence.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  5. Mikey Garcia, Nonito Donaire win in different fashions

    Dan Rafael

    Mikey Garcia and Nonito Donaire took the wins that both were widely expected to earn on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas, but one of them was far more convincing in victory than the other.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  6. GBP announces changes; more fights

    Dan Rafael

    A little of this and a little of that from the world of boxing: • There's been a big shake-up behind the scenes at Golden Boy as chief executive Richard Schaefer recently announced a major restructuring of the staff of the world's No. 1...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  7. Promoter 50 Cent goes solo in Hartford

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter/rap star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson started off slowly in the promotional game. The first fight he was involved in was when he made a deal with Top Rank to put his top fighter, Yuriorkis Gamboa, on the HBO PPV undercard of Juan Manuel Marqu...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  8. Scorecard: Marcos Maidana overpowers Josesito Lopez in firefight

    Dan Rafael

    Marcos Maidana overwhelmed Josesito Lopez with a blitzkreig of power punches in Carson, Calif., while Adonis Stevenson required just one punch to blast out Chad Dawson and take the lineal 175-pound title.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  9. Perez: I'm prepared for Gamboa

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Darleys Perez was on the worldwide stage as an amateur when he was in the 2008 Olympics for Colombia. Now he will be on the biggest stage of his professional career. Perez will face Yuriorkis Gamboa, a 2004 Cuban Olympic gold medalist,...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  10. Gamboa up for another interim title

    Dan Rafael

    A few updates on some upcoming fights: • Former unified featherweight titlist and interim junior lightweight titleholder Yuriorkis Gamboa has never fought at lightweight, but when he makes his debut in the 135-pound division he will be ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  11. June 8 fight undercards set

    Dan Rafael

    There are two big fight cards on June 8. A Showtime tripleheader from the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., will be headlined by the welterweight clash between Marcos Maidana and Josesito Lopez, and also will feature two junior middleweight fi...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  12. Perez hoping to shock Gamboa

    Dan Rafael

    As an amateur fighter, Darley Perez was a 2008 Olympian for his native Colombia. As a professional, he is undefeated but a bit too old to still be called a prospect and not proven enough yet to be called a contender. But now that Perez (28-0, 19 K...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  13. Yuriorkis Gamboa moving up in weight, will face Darley Perez

    Dan Rafael

    Yuriorkis Gamboa, a former unified featherweight titleholder and current interim junior lightweight titlist, is moving up in weight again.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  14. Gamboa, Andrade in the news

    Dan Rafael

    Three notes from the fistic world: • Interim junior lightweight titlist Yuriorkis Gamboa is supposed to fight June 8, but it has not been easy for promoter Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and HBO to finalize the opponent. Gamboa is supposed to...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  15. New dates for Broner, Gamboa?

    Dan Rafael

    After the March 16 Ricky Burns-Miguel Vazquez lightweight unification fight was pushed off on Monday, Golden Boy Promotions' CEO Richard Schaefer said he revisited trying to make a unification fight between Adrien Broner and Scotland's Burns for June...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  16. Bradley, Gamboa in discussions

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. is supposed to be back in action March 16 and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has been saying it's going to be a big-name opponent, but he won't say who. But from what I am told, Top Rank has a deal ...

    Blog | January 19, 2013