World Boxing Information is delighted to disclose that revered and award-winning boxing author Dan Rafael has joined as a number one contributor to the web site.
Rafael has beforehand labored with USA As we speak and held an extended, distinguished partnership with ESPN till 2020.
In 2013, the Boxing Writers Affiliation of America awarded the Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism to the New Yorker.
WBN pursued Rafael after securing long-term funding from a collaboration lasting for an preliminary 5 years. The choice of an extension to 10 years stays on the desk.
As soon as approached, a deal was agreed rapidly with Rafael, who joins so as to add his in depth experience to the long-running boxing information supply.
Happy to be on board, Rafael can’t wait to get began as soon as the location relaunches with a brand new design this week.
“There’s nothing I get pleasure from greater than masking boxing, so I’m very appreciative that World Boxing Information has requested me to be a part of the group,” stated Rafael.
“I’m trying ahead to including to its protection of the game all of us love. I can’t wait to get began.”
Editor Phil Jay, who instigated securing the companies of Rafael, is thrilled to have the ability to ship equivalent to big-name addition to WBN.
“I’m over the moon to have Dan Rafael on board at WBN,” Jay said. “Dan comes with a wealth of expertise and data of the game from over twenty years.
“I don’t doubt that bringing in Dan would be the finest transfer for WBN shifting ahead sooner or later. I look ahead to Dan’s contribution.”
Current on the current Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders occasion in Texas, Rafael was as informative as ever. With a packed boxing schedule to return, Dan shall be a must-follow for boxing followers.
Look out for Dan’s first providing on the WBN web site within the coming days.
Dan Rafael is a lead boxing contributor for World Boxing Information. Observe Dan on Twitter @DanRafael1. Dan is a full member of the Boxing Writers Affiliation of America.
Phil Jay is the Editor of WBN. An Auxiliary member of the Boxing Writers Affiliation of America since 2018. And a member of the Sports activities Journalists’ Affiliation. Observe on Twitter @PhilJWBN.