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  1. News from the boxing world

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: " The Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame announced its 2014 class of inductees on Wednesday: former heavyweight titlist John Ruiz, former middleweight contender Peter Manfredo, referee Michael Ortega, IBF pre...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  2. Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Hall of Fame in...

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield have come a long way since 1997, when Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear in the third round and was disqualified in their infamous heavyweight championship rematch.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  3. Hearn planning on U.S. invasion

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- On June 8, British promoter Barry Hearn was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York, after decades as one of Europe's most influential promoters. Someday his kid, Eddie Hearn, might join his dad in the H...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  4. Showtime, Top Rank still at odds

    Dan Rafael

    When Oscar De La Hoya was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday in Canastota, New York, he brought up the ongoing promotional battles that have bogged down the sport and prevented some significant fights that fans have wanted ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  5. De La Hoya looks back on career

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, who won 10 world titles in a then-record six weight classes, was one of the best fighters of his time and the most popular fighter of his day. On Sunday, he will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  6. Shane Mosley Jr. set to make professional boxing debut

    Dan Rafael

    Sugar Shane Mosley won world titles as a lightweight, welterweight and junior middleweight and was, at one point, widely regarded as the pound-for-pound king in the early 2000s. Eventually, he is likely to be elected to the Boxing Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  7. Nevada announces 2014 HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announced its second induction class on Tuesday, headed by former heavyweight champions George Foreman and Evander Holyfield and the legendary former four-division champion Roberto Duran. In all, 18 people (13 living...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  8. Pattersons lead '14 N.Y. HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The father-son combination of the late two-time heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson and his son, former junior featherweight and junior lightweight titlist Tracy Harris Patterson, was among those elected to the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame thi...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  9. How I voted on 2014 HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The International Boxing Hall of Fame class of 2014 was announced Wednesday, with the 25th annual induction ceremony set for June 8 at the Canastota, N.Y., shrine. Inductees were voted on in five categories: modern, old-timer, pioneer, nonparticip...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  10. Oscar De La Hoya headlines 2014 boxing Hall class

    Dan Rafael

    Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe head the class of 2014 to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  11. Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad likely shoo-ins for Boxing Hall ...

    Dan Rafael

    The 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame class is likely to be one of the most star-studded in years.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  12. Miguel Cotto: 'I am ready'

    Dan Rafael

    After two consecutive losses for the first time in his career, former three-division champion Miguel Cotto found a new focus with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach ahead of his must-win fight against Delvin Rodriguez on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  13. Arturo Gatti is man of the hour at Hall of Fame ceremonies

    Dan Rafael

    The late Arturo Gatti can't be in Canastota, N.Y., for his finest hour -- Sunday's induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame -- but those closest to the fighter know how much it would have meant to him.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  14. Nevada gets own hall of fame

    Dan Rafael

    Thanks to the big fights that have taken place in Las Vegas for many years, not to mention the regular smaller shows there, Nevada is the highest-profile state for boxing in America, and now it has its own boxing hall of fame. Rich Marotta, the to...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  15. Arturo Gatti's inclusion in Hall of Fame was well deserved

    Dan Rafael

    With the 2012 class of the International Boxing Hall of Fame recently announced, Dan Rafael shared his ballot, including reasons why the late action star Arturo Gatti deserved his induction.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  16. Carmen Basilio, who beat Sugar Ray Robinson, dies at 85

    Dan Rafael

    Carmen Basilio, a genial onion farmer's son who wrested the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957 and lost an equally epic, razor-edge rematch six months later, died Wednesday at age 85.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012