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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. DiBella: Macklin is wrong

    Dan Rafael

    Understandably, middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is disappointed. That is because he was supposed to fight former titleholder Daniel Geale on Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas on HBO. The fight was scheduled to be the co-feature on the card ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  11. Beltran drops out of fight with Diaz

    Dan Rafael

    A proposed fight between lightweight contender Raymundo Beltran and former unified titleholder Juan Diaz has been scrapped, Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN.com. The bout was supposed to serve as the opener of the HBO-televised fight...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  12. Terence Crawford to face Yuriorkis Gamboa on June 28

    Dan Rafael

    Terence Crawford will face Yuriorkis Gamboa on June 28.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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