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  1. Bute leaves more questions than answers

    Brian Campbell

    There was a time when Lucian Bute, then the only elite super middleweight not invited to participate in the Super Six World Boxing Classic, stirred up plenty of debate by piling up title defenses as the lone champion on the outside looking in. Was...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  2. Jermain Taylor returning to ring after missing nearly two years

    Dan Rafael

    Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor, idle for nearly two years after suffering a head injury in his last fight, is returning to the ring with a clean bill of health.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  3. Rafael: Timothy Bradley's win over Devon Alexander disappoints

    Dan Rafael

    All the hype and all the hopes for a classic fight between young, undefeated American champions went up in smoke after Devon Alexander suffered accidental head butts in his technical decision loss to Timothy Bradley Jr.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2011
  4. Glen Johnson replaces Mikkel Kessler (injury) in Super Six

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson has been added to the Super Six World Boxing Classic after Mikkel Kessler withdrew due to injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  5. Jermain Taylor withdraws from Super Six tournament

    Dan Rafael

    Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor, who has lost four of his last five fights, including three by crushing knockout, withdrew Tuesday from Showtime's Super Six World Boxing Classic.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2010
  6. Jermain Taylor's decision to remain in Super Six World Boxing Cla...

    Dan Rafael

    Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor has elected to continue on in the Super Six World Boxing Classic, a move that led Friday to his promoter, Lou DiBella, resigning his position over concerns for Taylor's health.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2009
  7. Super Six Classic: Jermain Taylor says he's tip-top for Arthur Ab...

    Dan Rafael

    Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor might be the longest shot at the Super Six World Boxing Classic, but he claims he's finally in the kind of shape he needs to be in. Arthur Abraham will put Taylor to the test Saturday in Berlin.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2009
  8. Castillo's 10th-round take: Overconfidence a factor

    Jose Luis Castillo (as told to Dan Rafael)

    On the eve of his rematch Saturday with Diego Corrales, former lightweight champion Jose Luis Castillo recalls the pivotal stanza of their classic first meeting.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2005
  9. Chico: 'I'm going to retire at 30'

    Doug Fischer

    Diego Corrales, 28, claims he will retire in two years. The lightweight champion prepares for the rematch of his classic bout with Jose Luis Castillo Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2005
  10. Corrales-Castillo II will have to wait

    Dan Rafael

    The anticipated rematch Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo, who engaged in a classic fight May 7, apparently must wait. Popo Frietas wants a rematch with Corrales first.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2005
  11. Stats show brawler vs. boxer duel

    Juan Diaz will throw more punches, but Julien Lorcy will attempt to land the bigger shots.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2004
  12. Rematch not the same as first fight

    How can Holyfield win? How can Lewis win? Each fighter knows how to succeed, but can they get it done?

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 1999