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  1. Brian Doogan: Let's give Klitschko his due

    Brian Doogan

    So what if he'll never fight his brother? In Vitali Klitschko, boxing has a fighter who could be an ambassador in any sport -- and who knows a thing or two about fighting as well.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  2. Brian Doogan: Vitali Klitschko can put heavies back on the map ag...

    Brian Doogan

    There's more riding on Saturday's fight with Juan Carlos Gomez than just a belt -- Vitali Klitschko also has the opportunity to make heavyweights matter again.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  3. Brian Doogan: Fight week for Klitschko-Gomez ensues

    Brian Doogan

    Can Vitali Klitschko handle Juan Carlos Gomez's southpaw style? Is the challenger's bark worse than his bite? Does the champ's taste in tunes match his appreciation of automobiles? Brian Doogan discusses these and many more topics in his fight-week blog.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  4. Freddie Roach plays teacher to Amir Khan

    Brian Doogan

    After a devastating loss to Colombian Breidis Prescott in September, Amir Khan is working hard with trainer Freddie Roach to avoid the same result against Marco Antonio Barrera.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2009
  5. Joe Calzaghe calls it a day on his terms

    Brian Doogan

    After 46 victories against no losses and 18 years as a top-level fighter, Joe Calzaghe is walking away from boxing while at the peak of his powers -- and he wouldn't have it any other way.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2009
  6. Raw deal gives Evander Holyfield false hope

    Brian Doogan

    Evander Holyfield might've displayed valor and renewed vigor in dropping a close decision to Nikolai Valuev on Saturday, but Brian Doogan wonders whether his strong showing will do more harm than good.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2008
  7. At 46, Evander Holyfield still chasing ghosts of glories past

    Brian Doogan

    When George Foreman tells you it's time to call it quits, you know you've been fighting too long. Still, 24 years into his professional career, Evander Holyfield continues to trudge forward and shows no signs of letting up -- for better or worse.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2008
  8. David Haye the way to go for Wladimir Klitschko

    Brian Doogan

    What did Wladimir Klitschko's seven-round bludgeoning of Hasim Rahman prove Saturday? Absolutely nothing. If Klitschko wants to take it to the next level, he'll have prove himself against dangerous, hungry opponents. Enter David Haye.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2008
  9. Ho-hum Hasim Rahman going through the motions against Wladimir Kl...

    Brian Doogan

    If Hasim Rahman can't get up for a crack at the heavyweight title, why should boxing fans be any more enthused? Brian Doogan wonders if Rahman is taking Saturday's challenge against Wladimir Klitschko seriously.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2008
  10. Freddie Roach confident he has the plan to shut down Oscar De La ...

    Brian Doogan

    Freddie Roach knows Oscar De La Hoya's flaws. Nacho Beristain considers Manny Pacquiao an old foe. Both trainers know enough about the other's fighter to lead their charge to victory.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2008
  11. David Haye still has a way to go as a heavyweight

    Brian Doogan

    David Haye took care of business against an outgunned Monte Barrett, but improvements will have to be made if he's to become the man at heavyweight.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2008
  12. Monte Barrett banking on experience to shock David Haye

    Brian Doogan

    Monte Barrett was once a highly regarded heavyweight prospect -- kind of like David Haye. But that was before the six losses on his ledger. There's no tomorrow for Barrett, and if he's ever to make the most of his career, the time to do it is Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008
  13. Outcome of Roy Jones fight won't affect Joe Calzaghe's legacy

    Brian Doogan

    Win or lose Saturday, Joe Calzaghe's legacy as one of the most accomplished fighters of his generation is secure, writes Brian Doogan.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2008
  14. Back on top: Vitali Klitschko batters Peter to secure slice of hi...

    Brian Doogan

    Vitali Klitschko's comeback and subsequent drubbing of Sam Peter is a good thing for boxing, right? Well, sorta. With Vitali's brother, Wladimir, also possessing a title, fans can forget about a unified champion.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2008
  15. Klitschko brothers spurred on by the other's achievements

    Brian Doogan

    Never before have two brothers ruled the heavyweight roost simultaneously. Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko would like to change that. Elder brother Vitali will hold destiny in his hands when he steps into the ring against titlist Sam Peter on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2008
  16. Easy come, easy go: Khan offers no excuses in defeat

    Brian Doogan

    Boxing fans were left with their collective mouths agape as Amir Khan flopped around the MEN Arena canvas Saturday. But shouldn't we have seen this coming? Hadn't Khan shown signs of vulnerability in the past? Brian Doogan thinks so.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2008