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  1. Which comebacks were most impressive?

    The Mag: Greater Athlete Comebacks?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Putting Mayweather's age in perspective

    Brett Okamoto

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has never lost a fight -- he also has never been so close to age 37. The No. 1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world will celebrate his 37th birthday on Feb. 24 next year. Although Mayweather has shown few, if any, effects of age...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  5. Tommy Morrison's wild ride ended by tragic denial

    Tom Friend

    Former heavyweight titlist Tommy Morrison lived his life like a Wild West cowboy, but on Sunday he died having never confronted the disease that likely ended it.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  6. ESPN's No. 8 superfight: Evander Holyfield-George Foreman

    Nigel Collins

    It's boom times for boxing, with one of the sport's finest years in recent memory barely two-thirds finished and a handful of blockbusters still to come before the calendar flips again. With Floyd Mayweather Jr. defending his pound-for-pound crown...

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  7. Analysis of the height of power: heavy hands vs. speed

    Nigel Collins

    All power is not created equal. George Foreman and Naseem Hamed KO'd the opposition at roughly the same rate, but their methods -- and those of similar fighters -- couldn't have been more divergent.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  8. 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
  9. There will always be a place for overweight fighters in boxing

    Nigel Collins

    Heavyweight Cristobal Arreola has dealt with weight issues throughout his career, but there's a long list of big fighters that have enjoyed success in the biggest division in boxing.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  10. 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
  11. Joe Frazier-George Foreman I opened the door to a heavyweight gol...

    Nigel Collins

    "The Rumble in the Jungle" and "Thrilla in Manila" may be more acclaimed, but "The Sunshine Showdown" -- Joe Frazier's 1973 heavyweight defense against George Foreman in Kingston, Jamaica -- led the way.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  12. Muhammad Ali celebrates 71st birthday watching "Rumble in the Jun...

    Muhammad Ali had a knockout of a 71st birthday, celebrating with friends and family and watching a video of his "Rumble in the Jungle" win over George Foreman in Africa.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2013
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Vitali Klitschko has no plans to break George Foreman's oldest he...

    WBC champion Vitali Klitschko says he doesn't plan on becoming the oldest heavyweight titleholder in history because he wants to advance his political career in Ukraine.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  16. 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