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  1. Mike Perez off Friday's card

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter Gary Shaw did K2 Promotions' Tom Loeffler a favor by agreeing last week to put heavyweight contender Mike Perez on his card Friday night at the Chumash resort in Santa Ynez, California. However, a suitable opponent could not be found and Loe...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  2. Wladimir Klitschko scores KO of the year

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko sure has scored his share of big knockouts. In recent years, opponents such as Samuel Peter, Eddie Chambers, Tony Thompson, Jean-Marc Mormeck and Alex Leapai have all fallen from his fistic fury as Klitschko ra...

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2014
  3. WBC sets mandatories, pushes Floyd-Pac

    Dan Rafael

    The 52nd annual WBC convention is going on this week at the Mirage in Las Vegas, and while I have little use for the sanctioning organization -- one which regularly breaks its own rules -- one element of the convention is significant because it has a...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  4. Povetkin, Charr ready for Friday

    Dan Rafael

    When last seen in the ring in October, Alexander Povetkin of Russia was getting knocked down four times in a shutout loss challenging heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in Moscow. It was, by far, the worst performance of Povetkin's career. On...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  5. Povetkin-Charr to rumble May 30

    Dan Rafael

    When last seen in the ring in October, former heavyweight titlist Alexander Povetkin was being utterly embarrassed by real champion Wladimir Klitschko, who dropped him four times and won a shutout decision. And Klitschko did it on Povetkin's turf in ...

    Blog | May 03, 2014
  6. Klitschko defense to air on ESPN

    Dan Rafael

    World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's 16th title defense will be televised in the United States live on ESPN after the network reached a deal on Wednesday with IMG, the company selling the international rights for the bout. Contracts are...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  7. Chisora, Fury are perfect for each other

    Brian Campbell

    One thing you can say about heavyweights Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury is they just might be perfect for each other. Fighting on the same card, each against inferior opponents brought in as late replacements, the brash yet always entertaining Brit...

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  8. Klitschko: 'I understand I could be better'

    Michael Woods

    Wladimir Klitschko had his way with challenger Alexander Povetkin on Oct. 5 in Moscow -- there is no debate about that. But the manner in which he did it drew a good degree of criticism in the media and on message boards. I reached out to Wladimir...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  9. Scorecard: Bradley wins fight, some respect against Marquez

    Dan Rafael

    Opponents seem to overlook Timothy Bradley -- until it's too late. Count Juan Manuel Marquez as the latest to fall victim to Bradley's underwhelming approach -- and underrated talent.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  10. Lewis comeback rumors a farce

    Dan Rafael

    Former undisputed heavyweight champion and Hall of Famer Lennox Lewis, who announced his retirement in early 2004 and is now 48 years old, is not coming back, is not in talks for a fight with one of the Klitschko brothers and never received an offer ...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  11. Wladimir Klitschko engaged to actress Hayden Panettiere

    "Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere confirmed her engagement to heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  12. Scorecard: Wladimir Klitschko grinds while Miguel Cotto shines

    Dan Rafael

    Wladimir Klitschko notched another defense of his heavyweight title, although the fight won't win any beauty contests. Meanwhile, Miguel Cotto returned and looked like the Cotto of old, rather than an old Cotto.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  13. Wladimir Klitschko beats Alexander Povetkin to retain WBA, IBF, W...

    Wladimir Klitschko retained his WBA and IBF heavyweight titles Saturday night, unanimously outpointing previously undefeated Alexander Povetkin.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  14. Wladimir Klitschko's historical title reign continues

    Dan Rafael

    In what was supposed to be the most difficult challenge of his career, heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko dropped Alexander Povetkin four times on his way to another dominating victory.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  15. Wladimir Klitschko amped about long-awaited Alexander Povetkin bo...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko said he was "always dreaming about" Saturday's fight with top contender Alexander Povetkin, and now, after years of delays, it's finally a reality.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  16. Atlas likes Povetkin to knock out Klitschko

    Michael Woods

    Teddy Atlas -- the ESPN analyst and on-again, off-again trainer who helmed Michael Moorer to a heavyweight title in 1994 -- worked with Russia's Alexander Povetkin for more than two years with a singular purpose in mind: Get Klitschko. A Cus D'...

    Blog | October 02, 2013