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  1. Inspirational 'Dewey Bozella Story' airs Thursday

    ESPN

    Imprisoned for a murder he didn't commit, boxer Dewey Bozella spent 26 years behind bars before being released in 2009. He received the Arthur Ashe award for courage at last year's ESPYs, and even won a fight last October. Now his journey is coming ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  2. More 2011 boxing award winners, Part 1

    Dan Rafael

    Yes, 2011 is in the books, but as is usually the case, the Fight Freaks have been tweeting me for more boxing award winners than just those I handed out last week. I'm here to serve. Now that I've borrowed Adrien Broner's brush and styled my hair, he...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  3. Bozella celebrated UD win, sweet freedom

    Michael Woods

    After a few years of stewing, Dewey Bozella took the advice of a fellow Sing Sing prison resident, who told him to better himself. He got his GED, and became Sing Sing's light heavyweight boxing champion. And he kept fighting to convince the world he...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  4. Bozella win was standout of Staples card

    Michael Woods

    The Saturday pay-per-view card topped by Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson which unfolded at LA's Staples Center featured a bizarre ending, with Dawson being declared the TKO winner in the second after he dumped Hopkins on his back, and Hopkins hurt his sh...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  5. Fans, Bernard Hopkins left crying after debacle

    Dan Rafael

    It took Chad Dawson and Bernard Hopkins less than two rounds to turn what could have been a somewhat intriguing bout into an absolute, waste-of-time-and-money stinker.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  6. Let's hope De La Hoya's talk is cheap

    Dan Rafael

    LOS ANGELES -- Who knows whether Oscar De La Hoya was just caught up in the moment or if he's serious? But like many of us, he was inspired by the amazing story of Dewey Bozella. Bozella, as you probably know by now, is the 52-year-old man who ...

    Blog | October 16, 2011
  7. Hopkins-Dawson: 5 Things We Learned

    Jason Langendorf

    Here are five things we learned from Saturday's Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson light heavyweight title fight.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2011
  8. Dewey Bozella's relentlessness wins out again

    Cal Fussman

    All along, Dewey Bozella's message to anyone who would listen was this: Never give up. On Saturday, in his first and only pro fight, he again practiced what he has preached, willing himself to a win.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2011
  9. Antonio DeMarco comes back against Jorge Linares for bloody TKO w...

    Dan Rafael

    In trouble halfway through Saturday's lightweight title fight, Antonio DeMarco surged back, bloodied Jorge Linares and eventually scored an 11th-round TKO in a dramatic upset.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2011
  10. Exonerated ex-con Dewey Bozella wins pro boxing debut at 52

    Dewey Bozella has won his pro boxing debut at 52 years old, beating Larry Hopkins by unanimous decision on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2011
  11. President Barack Obama calls Dewey Bozella to wish him luck in cr...

    President Barack Obama called Dewey Bozella on Thursday to wish him luck in Saturday night's cruiserweight bout with Larry Hopkins in Los Angeles, The Ring reported.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  12. Bernard Hopkins fights Chad Dawson, and 52-year-old Dewey Bozella...

    Eric Raskin

    A 46-year-old champion and a 52-year-old first-timer will each enter the ring Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  13. Dewey Bozella: 'It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience'

    Diego Morilla

    After all that Dewey Bozella has endured in his lifetime, he could be forgiven for feeling as if the world owed him something. Instead, he just wants one pro fight -- which he'll get in Los Angeles on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  14. Bozella gets helping hand from Hopkins

    Dan Rafael

    Dewey Bozella's story is an amazing one that certainly could be made into a movie. If the man's life ever does become the subject of a film, the outcome of his professional boxing debut won't be a proper ending. The movie should end w...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  15. Dewey Bozella to make professional boxing debut at 52

    Dan Rafael

    Dewey Bozella, who was released from prison in 2009 after serving 26 years for a murder he did not commit, will make his professional boxing debut Oct. 15.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  16. Auburn comes up empty-handed at ESPYs

    Edward Aschoff

    The ESPYs have come and gone. There were some good laughs (especially at the expense of the Miami Heat) and there were a few very touching moments. I literally got chills when Dewey Bozella was presented with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. And wat...

    Blog | July 14, 2011