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  1. Johnson: Journeyman, champion, patient, fighter

    Dan Rafael

    Leavander Johnson emerged from journeyman to become a lightweight champion. A year after his death from brain injuries suffered in a loss to Jesus Chavez, Johnson's memory still resonates.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2006
  2. Funeral for deceased boxer Johnson on Saturday

    Dan Rafael

    Funeral services for former lightweight titleholder Leavander Johnson will be Saturday in his hometown of Atlantic City, N.J., promoter Lou DiBella said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2005
  3. Johnson: Journeyman, champion, patient, fighter

    Dan Rafael

    Leavander Johnson emerged from journeyman to become lightweight world champion. He died Thursday, five days after suffering brain injuries in a loss to Jesus Chavez.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2005
  4. Mexican featherweight Oscar Gonzalez dies two days after knockout...

    Dan Rafael

    Mexican featherweight Oscar Gonzalez, who suffered a brain injury during a 10th-round knockout loss to Jesus Galicia on Saturday night at the Foro Polanco in Mexico City, died on Monday as a result of his injuries.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Injured Magomed Abdusalamov shows improvement and is set to come ...

    Dan Rafael

    Injured heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov has been taken out of a medically induced coma and is in good enough condition that he will be moved out of intensive care and into a regular hospital room.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  7. Mike Perez expresses concern for Magomed Abdusalamov, who remains...

    Dan Rafael

    While Russian heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov remained "stable" in a medically induced coma Monday following a brain injury suffered in a brutal fight with Mike Perez on Saturday night, Perez spoke out for the first time Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  8. Mexican fighter Francisco 'Frankie' Leal dies three days after KO...

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight Francisco "Frankie" Leal died Tuesday from a brain injury suffered in a bout Saturday. He was 26.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  9. Diaz emerges from coma, now breathing on his own

    Dan Rafael

    Two months after slipping into a coma following a brain injury sustained during a fight, San Antonio welterweight Oscar Diaz is awake and breathing on his own.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2008
  10. Doctor says welterweight likely to survive brain injury

    Dan Rafael

    A doctor who performed brain surgery on a boxer who collapsed during a fight this week says he expects the young man to survive.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2008
  11. Hospitalized Larios, Amonsot OK, but careers likely finished

    Dan Rafael

    Czar Amonsot of the Philippines suffered a brain bleed in his bloody brawl with Michael Katsidis on Saturday night's Bernard Hopkins-Winky Wright undercard at Mandalay Bay, but Sunday he was resting comfortably at Valley Hospital.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2007
  12. Burgos out of ICU, steadily improving

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Burgos, who suffered a brain injury in a world title fight March 3, remains hospitalized but has been moved out of intensive care and into a regular hospital room, according to a spokesman for promoter Don King.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2007
  13. Johnson dies from brain injury sustained in title fight

    Dan Rafael

    Leavander Johnson, who suffered a serious brain injury in losing his lightweight world title to Jesus Chavez on Saturday night, died on Thursday. Johnson was 35.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2005