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  1. Jermain Taylor to fight Sam Soliman for 160-pound title

    Dan Rafael

    Former undisputed champion Jermain Taylor will once again fight for a piece of the 160-pound title.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Mike Perez takes first step after Magomed Abdusalamov tragedy

    Dan Rafael

    Mike Perez left Magomed Abdusalamov bedridden and in a coma after their November fight, and although the unbeaten heavyweight prospect says he has come to terms with the tragedy, we won't know for sure until the bell rings in his return Saturday against Carlos Takam.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Magomed Abdusalamov has brain surgery after heavyweight loss

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov of Russia was in a medically induced coma on Sunday following brain surgery to remove a blood clot suffered in a 10-round unanimous decision loss to Mike Perez on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 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. Jermain Taylor receives boxing license from Nevada State Athletic...

    Dan Rafael

    Jermain Taylor's application for a boxing license has been approved by a 5-0 vote of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, paving the way for his return to the ring two years after he suffered a brain bleed in a knockout loss to Arthur Abraham.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  10. Former Showtime executive Jay Larkin, 59, dies of brain cancer

    Dan Rafael

    Jay Larkin, once one of the most powerful people in the boxing industry as head of the franchise for Showtime, died Monday after a long battle with brain cancer. He was 59.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2010
  11. Williams looking to augment résumé as a middleweight

    Dan Rafael

    One of the most feared men in boxing, welterweight titlist Paul Williams is resolute in becoming an elite middleweight performer. That challenge will begin Thursday versus Andy Kolle.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 19, 2008
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Brain bleed likely finishes Filipino boxer's U.S. career

    Dan Rafael

    Filipino boxer Czar Amonsot was released from Valley Medical Center Wednesday in good condition after suffering a subdural hematoma Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2007
  15. 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
  16. 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