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  1. Don King

    Don King



    Don King

    Don King is an American boxing promoter who has become as famous for his extravagant personality and hairstyle as he has his boxing clients. King is known for nurturing the careers of Muhammed Ali, Mike Tyson, George Foreman and Evander Holyfield, among other noted boxing stars. He promote...

  2. Bermane Stiverne, Chris Arreola meet in rematch at USC, on ESPN

    Dan Rafael

    The vacant heavyweight title bout between Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola will take place May 10 at the Galen Center on the campus of USC and air live on ESPN, promoters Dan Goossen and Don King announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  3. Stiverne-Arreola II lands on ESPN

    Dan Rafael

    Almost two months ago promoters Dan Goossen and Don King made a deal and avoided a purse bid for the rematch between Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola, the leading contenders to fight for the alphabet heavyweight world title that Vitali Klitschko va...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  4. Glen Johnson staying busy

    Dan Rafael

    Apparently, promoter Jimmy Burchfield wants his customers to party like it's around 2004. He had scheduled former welterweight champ Ricardo Mayorga to headline his Feb. 21 card at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. But what was to be the 40-y...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  5. Ricardo Mayorga off card as Don King threatens legal action

    Dan Rafael

    Bowing to the threat of legal action from promoter Don King, promoter Jimmy Burchfield has removed former two-division titleholder Ricardo Mayorga from the main event of his Feb. 21 card at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  6. Part 2: Swanson nears charity bout

    Michael Woods

    I crack myself up as I ask Kelly Swanson a question that I've asked her clients countless times. "What is your prediction?" I ask the Brooklyn resident, who will glove up to fight a three-round bout for charity on Saturday night at Gleason's in Br...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
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  8. Promoter Tyson back from the brink

    Michael Woods

    Mike Tyson's re-branding is the sort of turnaround that just about never happens. Back in 2008 and 2009, he was depressed, he said, to the point of contemplating suicide, and using drugs in a completely reckless manner. "I was overdosing every nig...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
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  11. Looks like January for Pascal-Bute

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the world of boxing: • When former super middleweight titlist Lucian Bute suffered a left hand injury and needed subsequent surgery to remove bone fragments, his showdown with former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  12. Stevenson-Cloud deal is near

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson and Tavoris Cloud are getting closer to fighting each other. Their promoters, Yvon Michel and Don King, respectively, are nearing a deal for the fight, which, if finalized, is penciled in for Sept. 28...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  13. Sergio Garcia had a good week with a bad end - Golf

    Farrell Evans

    Sergio Garcia's good week, which included a sparring bout with Tiger Woods, drowned with three balls in the water over the final two holes. While he didn't walk away from The Players with a trophy, perhaps he left with lessons learned.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2013
  14. Heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko in talks to fight challe...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko has engaged mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne in negotiations for their mandatory bout.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  15. Don King defaults on bid for Marco Huck vs. Ola Afolabi III

    Dan Rafael

    Promoter Don King, who swooped in and won a purse bid in late February for a shocking $1.5 million to gain promotional rights to the third fight between cruiserweight titlist Marco Huck and interim titleholder Ola Afolabi has defaulted on his bid.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2013
  16. Santana to face Mamadjonov in nontitle bout

    Dan Rafael

    Up-and-coming lightweight Angelo "La Cobra" Santana will face late substitute Bahodir Mamadjonov on Friday night at the Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, promoter Don King announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  17. Don King faces the end of his career

    Jay Caspian Kang

    The crumbling of an American icon.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  18. Mayweather talks about jail term

    Dan Rafael

    A little of this and a little of that from the boxing world: • As part of the lead-up to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Robert Guerrero welterweight title fight on May 4 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the documentary "30 Days I...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  19. Denis Lebedev set for second title defense against Guillermo Jone...

    Dan Rafael

    Cruiserweight titlist Denis Lebedev of Russia will make his second defense against Guillermo Jones of Panama on May 17 at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, promoter Don King announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  20. Hopkins and Cloud make weight

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud both made weight Friday and so we're a step closer to seeing if Hopkins, who turned 48 on Jan. 15, can still be considered the ageless wonder of pugilism, or if that cruel predator Father Time has finally gotten his ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013