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  1. Is a Mayweather fight in Khan's future?

    Michael Woods

    This is Part 2 of NY FightBlog's exclusive interview with Amir Khan. Check out Part 1 here. Old-time trainers used to meddle much more in their fighters' lives, and some portrayed romantic unions as figurative Kryptonite. Getting their charges to ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  2. Browne likes Mayweather over Guerrero

    Michael Woods

    Seems like everyone I come across is impressed with Marcus Browne's progress as a pro thus far. The Staten island hitter, a light heavyweight, rose to 4-0 with a KO2 takeout of Taneal Goyco at Barclays on Saturday night. I asked the lefty, who rep...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  3. To fix a broken U.S. boxing Olympic program, why not a Dream Team...

    Dan Rafael

    In the aftermath of the worst showing by a U.S. boxing team in Olympic history, Dan Rafael proposes a Dream scenario -- inviting pros into the ring -- and offers his own version of a new American boxing powerhouse.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  4. Why I Won't Be Watching Olympic Boxing

    Eric Raskin

    You love basketball. It's your favorite sport. So you turn on your television next week to check out some Olympic hoops, eager to watch LeBron, Kobe, and 10 of their really tall, athletic friends do awe-inspiring tall-athletic-guy things. But from th...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  5. Is 'King' Khan ready for the throne?

    Brian Campbell

    There hasn't been much separating Amir Khan over the past few years from the pound-for-pound adulations that his outstanding talent has merited. With a rare exception: the element of doubt. From the self-doubt following a shocking first-round k...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  6. Happy birthday, boxer wannabe 50 Cent!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Curtis Jackson, better known as rapper/actor 50 Cent, was born today in 1975 in Queens, N.Y. Jackson, 37, began drug dealing at 12 and was struck by nine bullets during an incident in 2000. After releasing "Guess Who's Back?" in 2002, Jackson was ...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  7. In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports

    Brees is Big Winner at ESPYs Drew Brees was the big winner at the ESPY Awards, collecting four trophies, including male athlete of the year Wednesday night. The New Orleans Saints QB also won best championship performance, NFL player and shared the ...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  8. Polar opposites Floyd Mayweather, Shane Mosley set to collide in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Shane Mosley is affable. Floyd Mayweather isn't. That alone has fueled interest and polarized fans ahead of their showdown.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  9. Pacquiao fight a dream come true for Diaz

    Dan Rafael

    David Diaz wasn't sure he'd turn pro after the 2006 Olympics. Today, he's a lightweight champion and on the cusp of the biggest fight of his career -- a showdown with Manny Pacquiao on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2008
  10. Escobedo hoping to follow in the footsteps of boxing's Golden Boy...

    Robert Morales

    One night before Oscar De La Hoya, boxing's biggest draw, was securing a megabucks rematch with Floyd Mayweather, up-and-comer Vicente Escobedo was grinding out a win over Roberto Arrieta.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2008
  11. 'God love me and I'm a hell of a fighter'

    Tim Keown

    On the cusp of the biggest -- and maybe last -- fight of his career, Floyd Mayweather Jr. turns up the ego to tune out his demons.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2007
  12. Leonard's memories the stuff of legends

    Allan Scotto

    Sugar Ray Leonard recalls his start in boxing in the early '70s, and quite frankly, the rest is history, MaxBoxing writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2006
  13. Mayweather wants to fight three or four times in '06

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he wanted to fight three or four times in 2006, but he wasn't going to call out any particular fighter.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2005