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  1. Harold Johnson, former light heavyweight champion, dies at 86

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Harold Johnson, a renowned ring technician and 1993 inductee into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, died on Thursday in Philadelphia. He was 86.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2015
  2. Tarver, Smith join Spike TV's crew

    Dan Rafael

    Spike TV rounded out its broadcast team for the monthly "Premier Boxing Champions" series that adviser/manager Al Haymon has bought time on the network for. Former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver, a Haymon client now campaigning as a hea...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
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  4. Twitter reacts to 25th anniversary of Tyson-Douglas

    On the 25th anniversary of James "Buster" Douglas' stunning upset of Mike Tyson, fans and admirers share their memories.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2015
  5. Notes: Klitschko, Jennings face to face

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 54 KOs) and challenger Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10 KOs) will meet head to head at the kickoff news conference on Wednesday afternoon at Madison Sq...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  6. Wladimir Klitschko back to defend heavyweight title in New York

    Dan Rafael

    Seven years ago this month, heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko made his fourth title defense, unifying two world titles in a virtual shutout decision against then-undefeated Sultan Ibragimov at Madison Square Garden in New York. While the figh...

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  7. Deontay Wilder decisions Bermane Stiverne to become first America...

    Dan Rafael

    Deontay Wilder brought a heavyweight world title back to the United States for the first time since 2006 courtesy of a superb performance in a one-sided decision victory against Bermane Stiverne on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  8. Muhammad Ali hospitalized again for 'follow-up care'

    Muhammad Ali was back in the hospital Thursday for follow-up care related to a severe urinary tract infection, his second stint in the hospital in the last four weeks.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  9. Luis Ortiz to be stripped of heavyweight belt, KO win

    Dan Rafael

    Interim heavyweight world titleholder Luis Ortiz, who tested positive for the anabolic steroid Nandrolone after a Sept. 11 knockout victory, was suspended, fined and had the result of the fight changed to a no contest. He will also lose his belt.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2015
  10. Boxing great Muhammad Ali released from hospital

    Three-time world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was released from a hospital Tuesday night after recovering from a severe urinary tract infection, a family spokesman said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  11. Klitschko-Jennings money agreed to

    Dan Rafael

    The camps of heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and contender Bryant Jennings have not finalized their deal yet, but the most significant obstacle has been overcome -- agreeing on the money. Sources on both sides told ESPN.com that a financia...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  12. Wladimir Klitschko scores ESPN.com KO of the year

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko sure has scored his share of big knockouts. In recent years, opponents such as Samuel Peter, Eddie Chambers, Tony Thompson, Jean-Marc Mormeck and Alex Leapai have all fallen from his fistic fury as Klitschko ra...

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2014
  13. Stevenson due back in April

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson's fourth title defense against Dmitry Sukhotsky on Friday night in Quebec City proved little other than to reinforce what we already know -- Stevenson, a southpaw, has awesome power in his left hand. He ...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  14. Muhammad Ali 'vastly improved' after case of pneumonia

    A spokesman for boxing great Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion's condition has "vastly improved" since he was admitted to a hospital with a mild case of pneumonia during the weekend.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2014
  15. Former heavyweight champ Ernie Terrell dies at 75

    Ernie Terrell, whose brief reign as heavyweight champion ended with a punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in a 1967 grudge match, has died. He was 75.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2014
  16. Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

    A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight boxing champion has been hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2014
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  18. Adonis Stevenson finishes Dmitry Sukhotsky with one-punch KO

    Brian Campbell

    In a year that will be remembered more for who Adonis Stevenson didn't fight, the lineal light heavyweight champion at least closed out 2014 with a bang.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2014