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  1. Cain Velasquez, Fabricio Werdum to headline UFC 188 in Mexico Cit...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will return from a 19-month layoff against interim champion Fabricio Werdum on June 13 in Mexico City.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  2. UFC Fight Night: Frank Mir blitzes Antonio Silva in one round

    Brett Okamoto

    Frank Mir got down to business from the opening bell and took out Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in Round 1 in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2015
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Jon Jones to meet Anthony Johnson in one of two UFC 187 title fig...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will seek his ninth title defense against Anthony Johnson on May 23 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2015
  6. Deontay Wilder on His KO Punch

    Dylan P. HanleyPhotograph by Chris McEniry

    WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder hammers home his KO punch.

    Eticket | Conversation | February 12, 2015
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Jon Jones of UFC -- 'No room to be cocaine addict'

    Michael Huang

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has taken responsibility for using cocaine last year but says he has never been more than a recreational user and does not have a drug problem.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  11. 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
  12. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson booked to make UFC return at UFC 186 on...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson will return to the Octagon after a two-year hiatus for UFC 186 on April 25.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  13. Jon Jones fined $25K for conduct violation

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC announced on Saturday it has fined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones $25,000 for violating its Athlete Code of Conduct policy.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. How Jones fought on Jan. 3, despite failed drug test

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- On Dec. 4, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones submitted to a random urine test, ordered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. On Dec. 23, the results of that test were delivered to the NSAC from a lab in Salt Lake City. Under...

    Blog | January 07, 2015