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  1. Senator on crusade for creating federal commission

    Invoking much of passion he uses to knock out an opponent, middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins threw his support behind Sen. John McCain's bill that would create a federal agency to run boxing.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2003
  2. Donaire embraces random testing

    Dan Rafael

    The recent news on drug testing in boxing has been abysmal, with three big-name fighters testing positive for banned substances in the span of a couple of months. First came Lamont Peterson, who tested positive for synthetic testosterone before hi...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  3. Reid defends accepting free ringside tickets

    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid is broadly defending accepting free ringside boxing tickets from the Nevada Athletic Commission while the state agency was trying to influence him on federal boxing regulations.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2006
  4. Bill must still be considered in House

    The Senate voted Monday to establish a federal boxing commission that would seek to ensure the integrity and improve the tarnished image of the sport.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2005
  5. Ali calls for U.S. Boxing Commission

    Muhammad Ali asked Congress on Thursday to create a U.S. Boxing Commission, saying oversight by the federal government is needed to protect boxers from exploitation and injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2004
  6. Kushner admits paying bribes to IBF

    LAS VEGAS -- Boxing promoter Cedric Kushner was fined $175,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday for admitting he paid bribes to the International Boxing Federation. Testifying in the federal government's fraud, racketeering, tax conspirac...

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2000
  7. Arum believes corruption lies in Nevada

    LAS VEGAS -- Promoter Bob Arum lashed out at the Nevada Athletic Commission after a federal grand jury acquitted International Boxing Federation founder Robert W. Lee Sr. of bribery charges. "I want to thank everyone for bringing me before the c...

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2000