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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Top Rank's 'Ring of Gold' card set for Feb. 22 in Macau

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank is returning to the Asian gambling capital for another card at the CotaiArena at the Venetian Macao on Feb. 22.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  11. Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios hits about 500,000 pay-per-view buys,...

    Dan Rafael

    The return of welterweight star Manny Pacquiao, who outpointed former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios in a lopsided decision on Nov. 23 in Macau, China, generated in the neighborhood of 500,000 pay-per-view buys, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  12. Scorecard: Manny Pacquiao's speed too much for Brandon Rios to ha...

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao's straight left hand found Brandon Rios' chin almost every time, paving the way for a dominating one-sided victory by unanimous decision on Saturday in Macau.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  13. Evgeny Gradovich stops Billy Dib in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Evgeny Gradovich looked impressive in dismantling Billy Dib in the rematch, scoring a one-sided ninth-round knockout on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2013
  14. Next Macau card already in works

    Dan Rafael

    While Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is in the midst of fight week for the big Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios welterweight showdown on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at the CotaiArena at the Venetian Macao in Macau, China, he is also planning his next card ...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  15. Scorecard: Omar Figueroa guts out a win in fight of the year lead...

    Dan Rafael

    Omar Figueroa, a hard-hitting lightweight from Texas, was the known commodity in San Antonio on Saturday. But Nihito Arakawa won't soon be forgotten after he engaged in a war with Figueroa, who earned an interim belt the hard way.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  16. Roach hopes for progress in Zou

    Dan Rafael

    As an amateur boxer, flyweight Zou Shiming was one of the best in history. He won three Olympic medals -- including two golds -- and became the symbol of boxing in China and one of the nation's most famous athletes. As a pro? Well, he's still popu...

    Blog | July 24, 2013