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  1. Felix Verdejo named ESPN.com prospect of the year

    Dan Rafael

    For a kid who says he was supposed to be a baseball player, 21-year-old lightweight sensation Felix Verdejo is one helluva boxer. When Verdejo, viewed by many as the next great fighter from the boxing-mad island of Puerto Rico, was 9 years old, he ...

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2014
  2. Terence Crawford named ESPN.com fighter of the year

    Dan Rafael

    In 2013, lightweight Terence Crawford gave fight fans a glimpse of what was to come when he fearlessly moved up to junior welterweight to take an HBO-televised fight on short notice against dangerous puncher Breidis Prescott. While there were some on...

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2014
  3. Manny Pacquiao tells Floyd Mayweather Jr. it's time to give fans ...

    Manny Pacquiao isn't mincing words when it comes to a potential fight with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr., taking to Twitter on Tuesday to let him know he's ready.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
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  6. Mickey Rourke wins exhibition bout in Moscow

    Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2014
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  8. Boxer Jermain Taylor charged in shooting at his home

    Arkansas prosecutors have charged champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor in a shooting at his home.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  9. Collins: Comparing the greatness of the ageless Bernard Hopkins

    Nigel Collins

    Two months shy of age 50, Bernard Hopkins enters his toughest challenge in years against Sergey Kovalev on Saturday. But how does the ageless wonder's run compare with others who defied age?

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  10. Bernard Hopkins says race is reason his pursuit of history hasn't...

    Brian Campbell

    Unified light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins believes race is the reason his pursuit of history hasn't been a bigger story outside of boxing.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  11. Former boxer Emanuel Augustus reportedly in critical condition af...

    Dan Rafael

    Retired boxer Emanuel Augustus was shot in the head Monday night in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, according to media reports in Louisiana. He is reportedly in critical condition.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  12. Former champion Leon Spinks hospitalized

    Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks is in a Las Vegas hospital after a second operation for abdominal problems.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  13. End of the road for a legend in Arce

    Salvador Rodriguez

    LOS MOCHIS, Mexico -- Jorge Arce kept it honest. Despite being a fighter who lacked great technique, he routinely compensated by being a brave, fan-friendly and courageous boxer in each of his pro fights. Arce stood by his style on Saturday nig...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  14. Sam Soliman Q&A: 'It will be great to be the favorite'

    Brian Campbell

    Middleweight titlist Sam Soliman faces former 160-pound champion Jermain Taylor on a ESPN Boxing Special on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  15. Hassan N'Dam Q&A: 'I'm a complete boxer'

    Brian Campbell

    Middleweight contender Hassan 'Dam will face Curtis Stevens in a middleweight title eliminator on Wednesday at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  16. Avalos passes on Rigo, eyes Frampton

    Dan Rafael

    It's good to have options as a boxer, and junior featherweight contender Chris Avalos has them. This week, he turned down a mandatory title shot against Guillermo Rigondeaux, the extremely talented but deathly boring and unmarketable unified champ...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  17. Big award for England's Kid Galahad

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight Kid Galahad of England is one of the top prospects in boxing and he has been recognized as such by the British Boxing Writers Association, which has awarded him its prestigious "Young Boxer of the Year" award. Galahad, who has...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  18. Tank shifts, crushes ranked Wichita boxer

    A nationally ranked boxer is dead after a Wichita industrial accident in which a 6-ton tank shifted unexpectedly and fell on him while he was sandblasting it.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  19. Mike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash

    Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014