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  1. Heavyweight Zhang Zhilei to make pro debut on Aug. 8

    Dan Rafael

    Chinese amateur Zhang Zhilei, who claimed the Olympic super heavyweight silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze medals at the 2007 and 2009 amateur world championships, will make his pro debut Aug. 8 in Fallon, Nevada.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  2. Nevada announces 2014 HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announced its second induction class on Tuesday, headed by former heavyweight champions George Foreman and Evander Holyfield and the legendary former four-division champion Roberto Duran. In all, 18 people (13 living...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
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  4. Collins: Roseland Ballroom's long history won't end without one l...

    Nigel Collins

    Boxing is frequently one of the last attractions to play a faded nightspot. Prize fighting would never have been tolerated during Roseland's early years, but down the homestretch, boxing was a perfect fit.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  5. The delusion of boxing

    Nigel Collins

    Guillermo Rigondeaux may be one of the finest boxers plying his craft today, but the slick junior featherweight titlist lacks "something extra" to hook contemporary fight fans.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  6. Thomson's change of pace pays dividends

    Michael Huang

    At some point in his career, every fighter gets bit. Not bit like "Mike Tyson on Evander Holyfield" bit, but by the injury bug. In a combat sport, injury almost is inevitable since the root objective of fighting is to inflict damage on another hum...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  7. Evander Holyfield reprimanded for comments on gays

    Former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield has been reprimanded by the bosses of a British reality TV show for saying being gay "ain't normal."

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  8. Another trainer change for Price

    Dan Rafael

    In mid-October, highly regarded British heavyweight prospect David Price, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist at super heavyweight, announced he had switched trainers, leaving longtime cornerman Franny Smith to work with Adam Booth, who has had success wi...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  9. Buzz That Was -- NBA, say hello to Oklahoma State sophomore Marcu...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Freshman stars have been getting all the hype this college basketball season, but Oklahoma State sophomore Marcus Smart put on a show Tuesday night that had even Kevin Durant shaking his head.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  10. Adonis Stevenson: 'I have the power'

    Brian Campbell

    Adonis Stevenson has the power to finish any opponent in the light heavyweight division ... including Tavoris Cloud.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  11. Putting Mayweather's age in perspective

    Brett Okamoto

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has never lost a fight -- he also has never been so close to age 37. The No. 1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world will celebrate his 37th birthday on Feb. 24 next year. Although Mayweather has shown few, if any, effects of age...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  12. Actress Rosie Perez talks boxing

    Staff

    Rosie Perez is an Academy Award-nominated actor, but when it comes to boxing, her career takes a step aside to make room for her passion of the sport.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  13. An enticing rivalry

    Mark Lomas

    PRAGUE -- Sporting rivalries are usually at their most captivating when two contrasting personalities are pitted against each other: Niki Lauda and James Hunt; Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe; Evander Holyfield and Michael Tyson. Each pair so different a...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  14. An enticing rivalry

    Mark Lomas

    PRAGUE -- Sporting rivalries are usually at their most captivating when two contrasting personalities are pitted against each other: Niki Lauda and James Hunt; Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe; Evander Holyfield and Michael Tyson. Each pair so different a...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  15. ESPN's No. 6 superfight: Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield I

    Dan Rafael

    When Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield finally met in the ring, the build-up had been five years in the making. The fight itself somehow matched the hype, with Holyfield delivering the upset -- and ESPN's No. 6 superfight.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  16. Superfights: Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield I

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    Photo Gallery | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  17. ESPN's No. 9 superfight: Riddick Bowe-Evander Holyfield I

    Kieran Mulvaney

    It's a boom time for boxing, with one of the sport's finest years in recent memory barely two-thirds finished and a handful of blockbusters still to come before the calendar flips again. With Floyd Mayweather Jr. defending his pound-for-pound cr...

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013