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  1. Fury comes up big against Cunningham

    Franklin McNeil

    NEW YORK -- Heavyweight Tyson Fury promised to call it quits if he failed to look impressive Saturday against Steve Cunningham in The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Fury can continue fighting. He knocked out a game, but much smaller, Cunningham...

    Blog | April 20, 2013
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  3. Cunningham unfazed by all Fury's sound

    Franklin McNeil

    NEW YORK -- If arrogance was the sole measure of greatness, then heavyweight Tyson Fury would be considered for induction to the International Boxing Hall of Fame right now. The fast-rising contender has 20 professional fights under his belt, all ...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  4. Luis Carlos Abregu finishes Thomas Dulorme in big upset

    Franklin McNeil

    Luis Carlos Abregu destroyed previously unbeaten Thomas Dulorme in a welterweight bout Saturday night in Verona, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2012
  5. Karim Mayfield outpointed Mauricio Herrera in 10 rounds

    Franklin McNeil

    Karim Mayfield outpointed hard charging Mauricio Herrera to win a well deserved unanimous decision Saturday night in Veron, N.Y.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2012
  6. Dana White says Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a 'racist' for Jeremy Lin...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC president Dana White called WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. a racist Tuesday night for comments the boxer made recently about New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  7. Kimbo Slice wins second pro fight with first-round KO

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight Kevin Ferguson, who is more commonly known as Kimbo Slice, improved to 2-0 as a professional boxer Saturday night with a first-round knockout of Ray Bledsoe in Grand Island, Neb.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2011
  8. Kimbo Slice, aka Kevin Ferguson, set to step back into ring on Oc...

    Franklin McNeil

    Former bare-knuckle street fighter Kevin Ferguson, who is best known as Kimbo Slice, will make his second professional boxing appearance Oct. 15 in Grand Island, Neb.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  9. Investigators convinced Arturo Gatti was murdered

    Franklin McNeil

    It has been more than two years since Arturo Gatti's death, which was ruled a suicide, but on Wednesday a team of experts assembled by Gatti's friend and manager claimed the former champion was in fact murdered.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  10. Bernard Hopkins calls out 'laid-back' Chad Dawson

    Franklin McNeil

    Bernard Hopkins' legacy is secure, save for one void on his resume: "exciting fighter." That's why he's pleading for Chad Dawson, a younger version of the formerly defense-minded Hopkins, to come ready to brawl on Oct. 15.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  11. Sergio Martinez takes Twitter challenge from Brit Darren Barker

    Franklin McNeil

    With none of boxing's heavy hitters willing to take on Sergio Martinez, the middleweight kingpin decided to accept a broadband-aided challenge from little-known Brit Darren Barker.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  12. Floyd Mayweather, Victor Ortiz reflective, restrained at promotio...

    Franklin McNeil

    In a setting that usually requires a sharp tongue and a thick skin, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Victor Ortiz were respectful and introspective during Tuesday's media gathering to promote their Sept. 17 fight.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  13. Froch will need new formula for Ward

    Franklin McNeil

    There is a formula for beating 42-year-old Glen Johnson, and super middleweight titlist Carl Froch revealed it Saturday night in retaining his belt. The winning formula consisted of outpunching Johnson, who tried desperately to finish the fight earl...

    Blog | June 05, 2011
  14. Ricardo Mayorga jabs, Miguel Cotto counters in media meeting

    Eric Nunez and Franklin McNeil

    World Boxing Association junior middleweight champ Miguel Cotto is a fighter of few words. Ricardo Mayorga, his challenger for a March 12 fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, is a well known for his trash talking.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  15. Martinez, Williams to the rescue

    Franklin McNeil

    NEW YORK -- After last week's debacle in Los Angeles, boxing has some serious making up to do. The junior middleweight stinker between Shane Mosley and Sergio Mora left most boxing fans further frustrated with the sport. And the $45 they droppe...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  16. Shane Mosley-Sergio Mora analysis

    Franklin McNeil

    ESPN's coverage of Shane Mosley versus Sergio Mora begins at 9 p.m. ET.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2010
  17. Zab Judah-Lucas Matthysse analysis

    Franklin McNeil

    ESPN's coverage of Zab Judah-Lucas Matthysse begins at 6:30 p.m. ET.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2010