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  1. Collins: Comparing the greatness of the ageless Bernard Hopkins

    Nigel Collins

    Two months shy of age 50, Bernard Hopkins enters his toughest challenge in years against Sergey Kovalev on Saturday. But how does the ageless wonder's run compare with others who defied age?

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  2. Collins: Remembering the "Rumble in the Jungle" 40 years after

    Nigel Collins

    If hadn't been for Don King's relentless persistence, George Foreman's divorce and a brief midnight meeting in a Livermore, California, parking lot, we might not be celebrating the 40th anniversary of 1974's "Rumble In The Jungle" today. Muhammad A...

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
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  5. Which comebacks were most impressive?

    The Mag: Greater Athlete Comebacks?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Foreman: Best punch I ever threw

    Michael Woods

    I always enjoy talking to George Foreman. When I chat with the ex heavyweight champion, entrepeneur extraordinaire and preacher, I am certain to come away having heard some stellar anecdotes from back in the day, while also receiving a bit of spiritu...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Kentucky must unify to fulfill potential

    Myron Medcalf

    In 1975, former boxing champion George Foreman fought five men in Toronto on the same night. It was a futile attempt to regain his confidence following his knockout loss to Muhammad Ali in Zaire the previous year. Unexpected losses can sap the mac...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Boxing with George Foreman

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, we're going inside the boxing ring when legendary boxer George Foreman stops by to chat about the Mikey Garcia-Juan Manuel Lopez title fight he is co-promoting this weekend. The undefeated WBO featherweight cham...

    Chat | June 14, 2013
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Foreman's take on boxers in trouble

    Michael Woods

    Not long after I chatted with George Foreman about the new boxing promotion he is forming with his sons, and we touched on how Big George might handle a fighter under the Foreman umbrella who shows troublemaker tendencies outside the ring, word got o...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  18. Arum looking at Singapore

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum hasn't had time to even contemplate lightening his load in the last few days. He put together the fight which is the early lock for the 2013 Fight of the Year, Timothy Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov, which ran on HBO f...

    Blog | March 18, 2013