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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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. 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
  15. Wladimir Klitschko shows mettle of champion in first win without ...

    Dan Rafael

    Wladimir Klitschko missed longtime trainer Emanuel Steward, who passed away last month, in Saturday's bout with Mariusz Wach. But after learning all his lessons well, the champ stood tall on his own.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2012
  16. Wladimir Klitschko carries on without late trainer Emanuel Stewar...

    Dan Rafael

    After Wladimir Klitschko lost his trainer and friend Emanuel Steward only weeks ago, the heavyweight champ mourns but moves forward with a familiar Steward protégé, Johnathon Banks, for Saturday's fight.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012