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  1. Magomed Abdusalamov moved to rehab facility

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov was moved on Tuesday from a New York hospital, where he's been since suffering a traumatic brain injury in a Nov. 2 fight, to a rehabilitation facility, promoter Nathan Lewkowicz told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 25, 2013
  2. Lundy, Williams do right by boxing

    Michael Woods

    People often bring up the downsides of boxing, focusing on the savagery they see in the ring and the unfortunate toll not infrequently seen decades later in boxers, including slurred speech and dementia intensified by brain damage suffered from tradi...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  3. Chris Henry of the Cincinnati Bengals had brain damage when he di...

    Johnette Howard

    Nobody wants to hear what doctors discovered about the damage to the brain of the late Chris Henry, but we all need to listen and reconsider the danger in the game of football.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  4. Former boxer sues Gatti for being too heavy in fight

    A former boxer who says he sustained permanent brain damage in a 2000 bout against Arturo Gatti is now suing, saying Gatti weighed too much for the fight.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2006
  5. Ex-heavyweight champ Page remains on life support

    Former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page, who sustained brain damage during a 2001 fight, remained on life support Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2006
  6. Former heavyweight champ Page in critical condition

    Former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page, who sustained brain damage during a 2001 fight, was hospitalized and in critical condition.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2006
  7. Page suffered injuries to brain in 2001 bout

    Former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page is in critical condition at a Louisville hospital.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2006
  8. State rejected Bowe's application in October

    Former heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe is challenging Tennessee boxing officials, who have refused to grant a license to a fighter they believe has brain damage.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2005
  9. Ibarra injured in 1999 fight

    The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments today on a St. Louis hotel's appeal of a damage award to an injured prize-fighter.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2004
  10. Trevino dies after being in coma

    Thomas Trevino, an amateur boxer who sued his manager after suffering brain damage in his first fight, died of an apparent overdose of prescription drugs. He was 27.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2002
  11. Fighter's $1.5M claim goes forward

    LONDON -- With boxer Michael Watson in court in a wheelchair, Britain's Boxing Board on Tuesday lost its appeal of a ruling that said it was liable for the fighter's brain damage. It now faces a $1.5 million compensation claim from Watson, who was i...

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2000
  12. Board resists Norris' return to ring

    LAS VEGAS -- Former world champion Terry Norris lost a bid to get a new boxing license after Nevada officials expressed concern about his speech and the possibility he might have brain damage. Norris, who retired after being stopped in the ninth rou...

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2000
  13. Tests show no damage to Tapia's brain, heart

    Boxer Johnny Tapia was sent home from the hospital Monday, two days after collapsing unconscious at home with what had been described as a head injury.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2003
  14. Board says it can't pay damages to Watson

    LONDON -- A High Court judge placed the British Boxing Board of Control in receivership Tuesday after it said it was unable to pay the $1.6 million in damages being sought by brain-damaged boxer Michael Watson. Watson was awarded the settlement earl...

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 1999
  15. Judge says Watson did not get proper attention

    LONDON -- Michael Watson, who is brain injured from a world title bout eight years ago, is entitled to damages from the British Boxing Board of Control because he did not receive "proper attention," a High Court judge ruled Friday. Judge Ian Kennedy...

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 1999