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  1. 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
  2. How fighters see Pacquiao-Rios

    Dan Rafael

    With the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios welterweight fight taking place Saturday night in Macau (HBO PPV, 9 ET), Top Rank promoter Bob Arum and HBO have set up a quasi-media center at the Venetian in Las Vegas and brought in more than a dozen radio show...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  3. Margarito denies comeback rumors

    Dan Rafael

    It is not unusual for a fighter who says he is retiring to reconsider and return. Sometimes it's only a matter of days, such as this week's announcement from Audley Harrison that he was coming back just 20 days after announcing his retirement. Someti...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  4. Merchant to reunite with Foreman

    Dan Rafael

    Hall of Fame broadcaster Larry Merchant, a ringside staple of HBO broadcasts since the 1970s, retired at the end of 2012. Former heavyweight champ George Foreman was one of his longtime broadcast partners on HBO before leaving the network several yea...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  5. Bernard Hopkins and his love for the sport of boxing

    Dan Rafael

    At 48, Bernard Hopkins is thinking legacy instead of retirement. And his goal of becoming a champion again is the motor that keeps pushing him to make history one more time.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  6. Why heavyweight title lineage matters

    Dan Rafael

    Since the dawn of the alphabet age of boxing belts in the mid-1980s, a lot of fighters have held versions of the heavyweight title. Many of them have been good big men who happened to pick up a trinket but were never regarded as the legitimate cha...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  7. Dundee a great ambassador for boxing

    Dan Rafael

    I was very saddened to hear the news Wednesday night of the passing of Hall of Fame trainer Angelo Dundee at age 90. He wasn't just one of the nicest guys I've ever met in boxing, he was one of the nicest people I've ever met in life. He had so...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  8. George Foreman remembers Joe Frazier

    Dan Rafael

    Joe Frazier, who died Monday night at age 67 after a short battle with liver cancer, is inextricably linked to Muhammad Ali because of their three epic fights. But there was also George Foreman, the other heavyweight among the era's big three. Fo...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  9. Fighters make their Miguel Cotto-Manny Pacquiao picks

    Dan Rafael

    So, who do you like in the big Miguel Cotto-Manny Pacquiao welterweight title bout on Saturday night (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas? It's the question all boxing fans are talking about as we are just a few days away from the year's biggest, ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 10, 2009
  10. Jurgen Brahmer breezes past Brancalion

    Dan Rafael

    Maybe he had the perfect strategy. Perhaps he was just the stronger man. Either way, Jurgen Brahmer had no trouble dispatching Antonio Brancalion in Round 1 Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2009
  11. Cotto's fights at MSG add to a country's weekend festivities

    Dan Rafael

    When Miguel Cotto fights at Madison Square Garden on the eve of Puerto Rican Day parade, he and his fans come out winners.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  12. Boxing Hall of Fame trainer Angelo Dundee teams with Oscar De La ...

    Dan Rafael

    Hall of Fame trainer Angelo Dundee is teaming up with the Golden Boy.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2008