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  1. Five keys for Daniel Geale against Gennady Golovkin

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Bernardo Pilatti highlights five keys to victory for Daniel Geale against Gennady Golovkin on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  2. Abraham wants Sturm showdown

    Dan Rafael

    In Germany, a showdown between super middleweight titlist Arthur Abraham and middleweight titleholder Felix Sturm would be huge business. It's a fight the fans there have wanted for years and Abraham is now also interested. In his first defense si...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  3. Macklin pressing for Sturm rematch

    Dan Rafael

    In 2011, England's Matthew Macklin got plain ripped off in a split-decision loss challenging Felix Sturm for his middleweight title in Germany. I was part of the American broadcast team for the fight on Epix, and I, along with the rest of our the ...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  4. Geale calls for GGG showdown

    Dan Rafael

    Former middleweight titlist Daniel Geale, who returned to the win column Wednesday by knocking out Australian countryman Garth Wood in the sixth round, is now calling for a fight with titleholder Gennady Golovkin. There's two ways to look at that....

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  5. Former middleweight titlist Darren Barker retires

    Dan Rafael

    Former middleweight titlist Darren Barker, done in by a chronic hip injury, announced his retirement from boxing Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  6. 2013 ESPN round of the year: Timothy Bradley Jr.-Ruslan Provodnik...

    Eric Raskin

    Timothy Bradley Jr. and Ruslan Provodnikov proved in ESPN's 2013 round of the year that there's nothing more enthralling than the frantic final stanza of an up-for-grabs slugfest.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2013
  7. Macklin hopes for Sturm rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin returned to his winning ways on Dec. 7 by scoring a clear 10-round decision against previously undefeated Lamar Russ and now wants a rematch (one he deserves) with titleholder Felix Sturm. Macklin (30-5, 20 K...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  8. Scorecard: Paulie Malignaggi makes easy work of Zab Judah

    Dan Rafael

    Paulie Malignaggi used his quickness and trademark jab to easily outpoint Zab Judah and take the unofficial title of king of Brooklyn boxing.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Sturm topples Barker

    Shaun Brown

    If Atlantic City and the victory over Daniel Geale back in August provided the fairy tale for Darren Barker, then Stuttgart and Saturday's loss to Felix Sturm has provided the nightmare as the Brit's reign as middleweight titlist ended surprisingly e...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  10. Felix Sturm stops Darren Barker in second to take IBF belt

    Felix Sturm stopped defending champion Darren Barker in the second round to take the Briton's IBF middleweight title Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  11. Quillin eyes 'career-defining' fight

    Dan Rafael

    Although Peter Quillin had a tough time of it, he got the job done and retained his middleweight world title for the second time when he stopped Gabriel Rosado on a cut in the 10th round on Oct. 26 in Atlantic City, N.J. Quillin dropped Rosado in ...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  12. Barker embracing life on the road

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Darren Barker has been in two world fights, both away from his home country of England. In 2011, he challenged champion Sergio Martinez in Atlantic City, N.J., and although Barker was stopped in the 11th round, he gave Mar...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  13. Sky, Matchroom extend UK TV deal

    Dan Rafael

    In a major boxing television deal announced Friday, Great Britain's Sky Sports, a subscription sports network that has been involved in boxing for many years, extended its deal with promoter Matchroom Sport. Matchroom Sport has been the exclusive ...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  14. Darren Barker to make 1st title defense vs. Felix Sturm

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Darren Barker of England, who dramatically won his belt in an August slugfest with Daniel Geale, will make his first defense against former titleholder and mandatory challenger Felix Sturm on Dec. 7 in Stuttgart, Germany.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  15. Murray wants shot at Barker

    Dan Rafael

    While newly crowned middleweight titleholder Darren Barker returned home to England this week and is celebrating his split-decision victory over Daniel Geale in their fantastic brawl on Saturday night in Atlantic City, N.J., you knew it would only be...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  16. Scorecard: Darren Barker bucks up, hangs on to take middleweight ...

    Dan Rafael

    It took all the resolve Darren Barker possessed, but he outbanged Daniel Geale to earn a belt and the respect that could lead to more big fights in a hot middleweight division.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013