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  1. Notes: Harrison-Smith to headline FNF

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Detroit junior middleweight prospect Tony Harrison (19-0, 16 KOs), who was trained by the late, great Emanuel Steward before his death in 2012, will headline ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" on M...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  2. Andy Lee surprises Matt Korobov to win middleweight title

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Andy Lee spent most of his career at the side of the late, great Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward. They traveled everywhere together and became almost like father and son. Lee even spent several years living in Steward's Detroit ho...

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2014
  3. Lee wants to win title for Steward

    Dan Rafael

    From the time Irish southpaw and 2004 Olympian Andy Lee turned pro in 2006 big things were expected from him. Surely, he would win a world title, especially under the guidance of his longtime trainer and mentor, the great Hall of Famer Emanuel Stewar...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  4. Johnathon Banks Q&A: 'Everything is at stake'

    Brian Campbell

    After helping heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko to a trio of victories over the past 12 months, Johnathon Banks returns to being a fighter when he meets former lightweight champion Antonio Tarver on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  5. Klitschko: 'I understand I could be better'

    Michael Woods

    Wladimir Klitschko had his way with challenger Alexander Povetkin on Oct. 5 in Moscow -- there is no debate about that. But the manner in which he did it drew a good degree of criticism in the media and on message boards. I reached out to Wladimir...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  6. Seth Mitchell says he'll knock off Johnathon Banks in rematch

    Dan Rafael

    After the grand plans for heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell were undone by lightly regarded Johnathon Banks, both men feel -- and welcome -- the pressure to perform in Saturday's rematch in Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  7. Adonis Stevenson shows hands of mass destruction vs. Chad Dawson

    Dan Rafael

    Adonis Stevenson's power was on display Saturday when he demolished Chad Dawson with one punch in the first round to win the lineal light heavyweight title.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2013
  8. Chad Dawson bets on his future at 175

    Dan Rafael

    After gambling and losing to super middleweight champ Andre Ward at 168 pounds, Chad Dawson will put his light heavyweight belt on the line against monster puncher Adonis Stevenson on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  9. Bos' death still resonates

    Michael Woods

    Matchmaker and New York character extraordinaire Johnny Bos died May 11. Traditionally in our business, we will write about someone's death and then, a few days after, run one or two follow-ups about that person, if he or she was newsworthy. I've nev...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  10. Andy Lee headlines at BB King's

    Michael Woods

    Andy Lee, the Irish middleweight looking to get back on the big stage for another crack at a crown, has an Off-Broadway gig, of sorts, tonight. The 28-year-old, who was a protege of the late sage Emanuel Steward, meets Darryl Cunningham atop a Lou Di...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  11. Lee returns; Crawford back on HBO

    Dan Rafael

    A little of this and a little of that from the boxing world: • Middleweight contender Andy Lee (29-2, 20 KOs), 28, of Ireland, gets back in action May 15 on promoter Lou DiBella's Broadway Boxing card at B.B. King Blues Club in New Yor...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  12. Remaining 2012 boxing awards

    Dan Rafael

    Yes, 2012 is in the books, but beyond last week's daily annual awards for fighter, knockout, round, prospect and fight of the year, I handed out some additional hardware on Wednesday. And now, here is Part 2: Most important business development: T...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  13. Lee to return after tough 2012

    Dan Rafael

    It has been a tough year for middleweight contender Andy Lee. In June, he challenged then-titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for his world title but was stopped in the seventh round. In October, Emanuel Steward -- Lee's trainer, mentor and dear frien...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  14. Again, Mike Tyson's world a stage

    Dan Rafael

    After captivating Sin City and Broadway, Mike Tyson is taking his sometimes-painfully personal one-man show national to aid at-risk kids and, perhaps, to help mend his own soul.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  15. Johnathon Banks stuns touted prospect Seth Mitchell in knockout w...

    Dan Rafael

    Johnathon Banks was supposed to be the next step for heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell on the road to a title fight, but Banks tripped him up in a stirring knockout upset Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  16. Jones to fill Steward's HBO role

    Dan Rafael

    The decision was one that nobody at HBO wanted to have to make, but it was necessary in the wake of Emanuel Steward's death last month. Besides training fighters, Steward worked as an analyst on HBO telecasts for about a decade, calling fights on ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012