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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Boxing new to Mitchell, not Banks

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Seth Mitchell didn't grow up around boxing like Johnathon Banks, his opponent on Saturday night (HBO, 10 ET/PT) at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., did. Mitchell was a high school football star and then a linebacker at Michigan S...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  14. Ali gloves from first Frazier fight up for auction

    Michael Woods

    The boxing world has had a tough run of late, with so many bold-faced and beloved names leaving the realm. Emanuel Steward, the Hall of Fame trainer, died on Oct. 25 and leaves a void that won't be filled, because his personality was a rare one. He b...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  15. Johnathon Banks, from trainer back to fighter

    Dan Rafael

    While training Wladimir Klitschko for his last fight, Banks found the time to prepare for his fight Saturday against Seth Mitchell.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  16. Emanuel Steward, Hall of Fame trainer, honored at memorial servic...

    Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward was celebrated by boxing royalty and the Queen of Soul at a star-studded memorial service Tuesday in the Motor City.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012