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On this day: Israel Vazquez stops Rafael Marquez in Fight of the Year rematch

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04
Aug

On this day: Israel Vazquez stops Rafael Marquez in Fight of the Year rematch

This is a criminally underrated rivalry. On August 4, 2007, Israel Vazquez regained the Ring and WBC junior featherweight titles by...

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18
Aug

Felix Alvarado seeks 108-pound unification bouts following first-round blowout

When IBF junior flyweight titlist Felix Alvarado arrived in Frisco, Texas last week to take a spot on the Vergil...

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14
Aug

Felix Alvarado demolishes Israel Vazquez in one round on Ortiz-Kavaliauskas undercard 

It took a while, but the Ortiz-Kavaliauskas undercard finally gave us a knockout.   In a non-title bout, IBF junior flyweight titlist Felix...

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11
May

Best I Faced: Rafael Marquez

Mexican boxer-puncher Rafael Marquez initially lived in the shadow of his older brother before carving out an impressive legacy of his own at 118 and 122 pounds.

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02
May

Canelo-Chavez Jr: ¡Viva Mexico!

As we count down the days to Canelo vs. Chavez Jr., Tom Gray takes a look back at five of the best all-Mexican rivalries in boxing history.

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02
Mar

Best I Faced: Israel Vazquez

Israel Vazquez is best known for his brutal series of fights against Rafael Marquez — four thrilling bouts that produced two consecutive Fights of the Year. Here, Vazquez rates Marquez along with the best of the rest he faced in his title-winning career.

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29
Aug

Boxing’s Mexican icons chime in on Maidana with pride

Marcos Maidana may not be Mexican but some of his most famous supporters are. And they offered their opinions on “Chino” in the build-up to “Mayhem.”

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19
Jul

Lem’s latest: Mitchell-Arreola, Khan-Alexander in works

Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.

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15
Jul

R. Marquez signs with Golden Boy?

Rafael Marquez: “I need another world title. I feel pretty good still to fight.”

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31
Mar

Marotta on why he picked Alvarado over Rios

Rich Marotta speaking before Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado II: “I’m sure the overwhelming consensus will be Rios. However, I will be a contrarian. I think Mike Alvarado is being sold short.”

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