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  1. Fighting words: Campbell, Briggs filling in nicely for Atlas

    Joe Tessitore

    Who misses Teddy Atlas? Not "Friday Night Fights" blow-by-blow announcer Joe Tessitore -- well, not yet at least.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  2. Too much, maybe? Gonzalez to test green Cloud

    Joe Tessitore

    At 18-0 with 17 knockouts, Tavaris Cloud has done no wrong inside the boxing ring. Still, he has his detractors -- namely, his next opponent, Julio Gonzalez.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  3. Reflections on an ill-fated night in the ring

    Joe Tessitore

    Joe Tessitore reflects on Oscar Diaz's ill-fated bout with Delvin Rodriguez on July 17.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2008
  4. All-action Gamboa gunning for win on Friday

    Joe Tessitore

    Yuriorkis Gamboa returns to action against Al Seeger on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2008
  5. Adamek takes his show back to Chi-town

    Joe Tessitore

    Tomasz Adamek will look to put on a show in front of his Polish fans on Friday, writes Joe Tessitore.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2008
  6. Here's to the upsets

    Joe Tessitore

    Upsets, and many of them! Joe Tessitore writes that the upset bug has hit "Friday Night Fights" -- and that's not a bad thing.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2008
  7. 'El Elegante' bringing savvy back in fight against Gallardo

    Joe Tessitore

    Why brawl when you can box? Patrick "El Elegante" Lopez is swapping his swashbuckling style for his original savvy ways when he meets Juaquin Gallardo on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2008
  8. Williams eager to put a hurt on Herrera

    Joe Tessitore

    Still longing for the all-action heavyweights of old? Stop longing and start focusing on the cruiserweights. "Awesome" Aaron Williams is the type of 200-pound fighter that produces the kind of action that boxing fans crave.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2008
  9. Experienced Arnaoutis ready to tangle with Tyner

    Joe Tessitore

    Lanardo Tyner has a sterling 19-0 record. Mike Arnaoutis has fought the better competition. Who will have the edge when they climb into the ring?

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2008
  10. Don't blink! All-action fighters ready to rumble on FNF

    Joe Tessitore

    Andrey Tsurkan likes to punish his opponents. Jesse Feliciano has a knack for blocking punches with his concrete chin. Joe Tessitore guarantees brutality when the fighters meet on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2008
  11. Jabbing Johnson needs to turn up the aggression

    Joe Tessitore

    Kevin Johnson wants to be the next great American heavyweight champion. But with his safety-first style, does he have the will and desire to get there?

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2008
  12. The stars are aligned, but Estrada still has to want it

    Joe Tessitore

    Jason Estrada made some mistakes early in his career. Now, he's making the decision to be better -- and it all starts in his head.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2008
  13. Through boxing, Ouma escaped nightmarish childhood

    Joe Tessitore

    résuméKassim Ouma may not be the first fighter to rise from a challenging background to become a world-class athlete, but his story is truly a remarkable one. Through boxing, Ouma escaped life as a child soldier to find freedom and success in America, writes Joe Tessitore.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2008
  14. Steward: Lee will become middleweight champion of the world

    Joe Tessitore

    Andy Lee is one of the best middleweights to grace boxing in years. Says who, you ask? Says Emanuel Steward.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2008
  15. Thanks for the memories, Fox Theatre

    Joe Tessitore

    From slugfests like Scott Pemberton-Omar Sheika I and II to James Toney-Vassily Jirov, the Fox Theatre has given boxing fans enough memories to last a lifetime.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2008
  16. These are tough times to be a welterweight contender

    Joe Tessitore

    Even with four welterweight belts floating around, becoming a champion at 147 pounds isn't easy these days. Does the division have room for one more talented fighter?

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2008