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  1. Wladimir Klitschko to defend belts vs. Kubrat Pulev on Sept. 6

    Dan Rafael

    Wladimir Klitschko will defend his heavyweight belts against undefeated Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria in Hamburg, Germany on Sept. 6.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  2. K2 Promotions to put on Wladimir Klitschko-Kubrat Pulev fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's promotional company, K2 Promotions, will control his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev after it won the purse bid Tuesday for the right to stage the fight.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  3. Chad Dawson back vs. George Blades after 1-year layoff

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson, whose slide from the top came fast and furious in back-to-back one-sided knockout losses, will return following a year layoff.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  4. Klitschko-Pulev mandatory ordered

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's next defense is going to be against Kubrat Pulev, one of his mandatory challengers. The IBF has ordered the bout and the camps are in their free negotiation period. However, if they don't make a deal, a p...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  5. Stevenson's audience shrinks

    Dan Rafael

    Certainly the deal that adviser Al Haymon secured for light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson to leave HBO and go to rival Showtime for his title defense against Andrzej Fonfara last Saturday night paid him more money than had he stayed at HBO fo...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  6. Povetkin, Charr ready for Friday

    Dan Rafael

    When last seen in the ring in October, Alexander Povetkin of Russia was getting knocked down four times in a shutout loss challenging heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko in Moscow. It was, by far, the worst performance of Povetkin's career. On...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  7. Matthew Saad Muhammad, former light heavyweight champ, dies at 59...

    Dan Rafael

    Hall of Fame former light heavyweight champion Matthew Saad Muhammad, one of the most exciting fighters of all time, died on Sunday at Chestnut Hill Hospital in his hometown of Philadelphia. He was 59.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  8. Scorecard: Adonis Stevenson wins but fails to shine

    Dan Rafael

    Adonis Stevenson started strong against Andrzej Fonfara, but the light heavyweight champion had to get up from the canvas to score the win and keep his title.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  9. Duva foresaw Stevenson's struggles

    Dan Rafael

    Main Events chief executive Kathy Duva watched with interest as light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, looking anything like his "Superman" nickname would suggest, struggled mightily over the last quarter of the fight with Andrzej Fonfara on Sa...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  10. Adonis Stevenson: 'I'm here to win by KO'

    Dan Rafael

    Adonis Stevenson earned his light heavyweight mantle by knocking out almost everybody he has faced. He vows to continue the trend against Andrzej Fonfara on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  11. Loaded undercard for Stevenson-Fonfara

    Dan Rafael

    Although light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson is the star of the show on Saturday night, Showtime (9 ET/PT) and Showtime Extreme (7 ET/PT for preliminary bout coverage) will have a full night of action with five televised fights from the Bell ...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  12. Wladimir Klitschko ordered to make mandatory defense against Kubr...

    Dan Rafael

    Less than two weeks after heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko smoked Alex Leapai in a one-sided fifth-round knockout victory to retain the title for the 16th time, he was ordered to make a mandatory defense.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  13. Ali wants Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    When Muhammad Ali was heavyweight champ, there was no top contender he wouldn't fight. In fact, Ali probably has the deepest resume of any heavyweight champion in history. His greatest rival, of course, was Joe Frazier, a champion in his own right...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  14. Wladimir Klitschko draws inspiration from Bernard Hopkins

    Dan Rafael

    In near-solitude in the Austrian mountains, heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko was, as always, enjoying his training camp. Well, except for one thing. He was unable to watch Bernard Hopkins unify light heavyweight titles with his masterpiece dec...

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  15. Jean Pascal has plan in place

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal, who re-signed with promoter Yvon Michel and also brought on co-promoter InterBox in a deal announced Thursday, has a plan in place. Michel and InterBox's Jean Bedard will promote at least Pascal's nex...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  16. Jean Pascal re-signs with promoter Yvon Michel

    Dan Rafael

    ormer light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal, one of boxing's most sought after promotional free agents, has re-signed with longtime promoter Yvon Michel and also brought on Jean Bedard of InterBox as his co-promoter in a deal announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014