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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. Payano, Maraon both fighting for a future

    Bernardo Pilatti

    For Juan Carlos Payano and Jundy Maraon, Friday's fight will play a pivotal role in the future of each fighter's promising career. Payano and Maraon will meet on ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" main event at the South Mountain Arena in South Orange, ...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. Rahimov ready to show his stuff?

    Michael Woods

    Out of sight, out of mind. In the boxing business, if you aren't on TV, you sort of don't exist. That's why Alisher "Ali" Rahimov is trying to draw as many eyeballs as he can to prove to fight fans that he's a solid player in the lightweight division...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  4. "Friday Night Fights" main event in flux

    Michael Woods

    Two people will be fighting in the main event of "Friday Night Fights" on Friday at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. We know as of Tuesday night that Terrance Cauthen, who stepped in for Derek Ennis on super-short notice, because the Philly boxer came ...

    Blog | February 07, 2012
  5. Boxing: Freddie Roach's 2012 outlook

    USA Boxing consultant Freddie Roach talks to "Friday Night Fights" about what to expect in 2012 after the U.S. Olympic boxing trials:...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  6. Fighting words: Campbell, Briggs filling in nicely for Atlas

    Joe Tessitore

    Who misses Teddy Atlas? Not "Friday Night Fights" blow-by-blow announcer Joe Tessitore -- well, not yet at least.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  7. Bout to give boost to cruiserweight division

    Dan Rafael

    O'Neil Bell will face perennial contender Dale Brown for a vacant cruiserweight belt in Hollywood, Fla., on Friday Night Fights (ESPN2, 8 ET).

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2005
  8. Olympian Yanez wins professional debut

    Olympian Luis Yanez has won his professional debut.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2009
  9. Lightweight Anthony Peterson injures knee, out of Saturday's pay-...

    Dan Rafael

    Rising lightweight contender Anthony Peterson of Washington injured his left knee, forcing him to withdraw from his 10-round pay-per-view fight against Edner Cherry on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2009
  10. Williams defeats Leon in first round in Florida fight

    Ricardo Williams Jr. needed only one round Friday night in his first fight since his release from prison this year.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2008
  11. Undefeated Pascal gets past Pittman on decision

    Jean Pascal survived a late-round scare to unanimously outpoint Omar Pittman in a super-middleweight fight Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2008
  12. Benitez, Allen win provisional spots

    Roberto Benitez and Rock Allen won contentious decisions Friday night in the Olympic Box-offs, earning provisional spots on the U.S. Olympic boxing team.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2004