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  1. Notes: Crawford to defend title

    Dan Rafael

    Caught up with Top Rank promoter Bob Arum on Tuesday and here a couple of interesting tidbits: • Lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford's second defense is penciled in for Nov. 29 (HBO) at the CenturyLink Center in his hometown of Oma...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. Scorecard: Zou, Ramirez impressed; Rigondaux not so much

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  3. Guillermo Rigondeaux stops Sod Kokietgym in Round 1

    Guillermo Rigondeaux stops Sod Kokietgym in Round 1

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  4. Ramirez adds intrigue to Macau card

    Dan Rafael

    Flyweight prospect Zou Shiming, the two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist on the verge of fighting for a world title, is in the main event. Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, one of boxing's most skillful fighters, is on the underca...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  5. Zou Shiming closes in on title fight

    Dan Rafael

    Chinese hero Zou Shiming is on the doorstep of fighting for a flyweight world title just 15 months and four fights into his professional career. The two-time Olympic gold medalist fights for the fifth time as a professional when he faces Luis De La...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  6. Guillermo Rigondeaux to show his style can also be entertaining

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is as dominant as any fighter in boxing, but for all his talent he has provided precious little entertainment, which is why he is essentially banned from HBO. The network, which works closely with hi...

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  7. Arum sidelined by knee surgery

    Dan Rafael

    Injured fighters having surgery? That's nothing new. But what about promoters? On Tuesday in Phoenix, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum will have surgery on his bum right knee -- "It's been bone on bone and it's killin' me," he said -- when he undergoes ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  8. Top Rank keeps investing in China

    Dan Rafael

    On the same day that Top Rank promoted its fifth boxing card in 13 months at the Venetian Macao in Macau -- Nonito Donaire's fifth-round technical decision to win a featherweight title against Simpiwe Vetyeka -- it also announced its latest endeavor ...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  9. Globetrotting Arum powers on

    Dan Rafael

    SAN ANTONIO -- Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has been traveling like crazy. Last week he was in Macau for his card headlined by two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming. This week he is in San Antonio promoting Saturday night's Julio Cesar Chavez ...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  10. Terence Crawford focused on Ricky Burns' title

    Dan Rafael

    American contender Terence Crawford is in Glasgow, Scotland, to challenge lightweight titlist Ricky Burns on his home turf Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  11. Scorecard: Zou Shiming's career jumps in the fast lane

    Dan Rafael

    Whether anyone thinks he deserves it or not, flyweight sensation Zou Shiming could fight for a world title at the end of the year, after only four professional fights.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  12. Vazquez retains title; Zou scores TKO

    Brian Campbell

    You can say what you will about Miguel Vazquez's fighting style, but make sure you remember to include how difficult it is to beat. Vazquez, the long-armed, 5-foot-10 lightweight titlist from Mexico, employed a typical amount of frustrating tools ...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  13. Miguel Vazquez: 'I must stay true to myself and to my style'

    Dan Rafael

    Mexico's Miguel Vazquez doesn't fit the "warrior" style when it comes to fighting, but he's winning fights -- and titles -- and is not about to change any time soon.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  14. Top Rank Olympian binge continues

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank continued its 2012 Olympic signing binge this week when Bob Arum announced he had signed two-time Olympian Egidijus Kavaliauskas of Lithuania to his stable. Kavaliauskas (4-0, 3 KOs), a 25-year-old welterweight, has fought three of his fo...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  15. Title shot for Zou by year's end?

    Dan Rafael

    Flyweight Zou Shiming, the Chinese national hero and three-time Olympic medalist (two golds), is on the ultra-fast track. If all goes well, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said, Zou is probably looking at a world title shot before the end of the year. ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  16. Top Rank signs Olympic medalist

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has added yet another 2012 Olympic medalist to his company's growing stable, light heavyweight bronze winner Alexander Gvozdyk of Ukraine. Gvozdyk will make his professional debut in the spring. "Top Rank is delighted...

    Blog | February 18, 2014