Dan Rafael

Dan Rafael


ESPN boxing writer & television commentator & 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for career excellence in boxing journalism

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Due to the severe cuts to lineal heavyweight champion TysonFury's right eye suffered in his decision win over Otto Wallin on Saturday night in Las Vegas, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has issued Fury its standard medical suspension. He is...

A tune-up fight isn't always what it's cut out to be. My take on the risks of #FuryWallin  and #WilderOrtiz2  as well as my view of weekend wins by Jaime Munguia and @Realdevinhaney  in the #MondayScorecard : #boxing 

Fight-used and signed to me jacket from Gatti.

Unified women’s junior welterweight world titlist Jessica McCaskill will defend her belts in a rematch with Erica Farias on Oct. 12 (DAZN) the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced. The fight will be on the undercard...

For you dopes complaining @Tyson_Fury  can't be #lineal  champ because he was idle for 31 months (during which Nos. 1 & 2 didn't fight, by the way, to possibly fill it), do your homework. For example, Jack Dempsey didn't fight 1923 to 1926. Nobody questioned his status as champ.

Undisputed women’s lightweight world champion Katie Taylor (14-0, 6 KOs), 33, of Ireland, will move up one division to challenge Christina Linardatou (12-1, 6 KOs), 31, of Greece, for her junior welterweight world title on Nov. 2 (DAZN) at Manchester...

38 years ago today was 1 of the most epic and significant fights in #boxing  history, the 1st showdown between all-time greats @SugarRayLeonard  and @realtommyhearns  for the undisputed welterweight title: #boxing 

Rookie cards from the 1981 Panini set in my #boxing  collection of Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns, whose 1st legendary fight was 38 years ago today.

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Here we go!!!! Deontay Wilder has accepted the terms offered to him by Anthony Joshua promoter Eddie Hearn for them to meet in the United Kingdom for the undisputed heavyweight championship this fall, Shelly Finkel, Wilder’s co-manager, told ESPN on...

How great is @HeymanHustle  on #RAW  right now? Show after #WrestleMania  always great.

THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!! THIS IS THE REAL THING!!! #MayweatherPacquiao  IS ON!!! MAY 2, MGM. I REPEAT. THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#CaneloGGG2 is canceled!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is the letter from Jerry Jones to Manny in his dressing room. #MayweatherPacquiao  #boxing 

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The weight limit is 147, there is no rematch clause, each man wears their usual brand of gloves, 60-40 split. #MayweatherPacquiao 

Basically every1 involved in #MayweatherPacquiao  (both sides) simply waiting for Floyd to announce. All are calm & say negotiation complete.

Canelo announces Sept. 16 he will figt GGG, who comes to the ring to his music!!!!!! IT'S ON!!! #CaneloChavez  #CaneloGGG  #boxing 

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