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  1. Jean Pascal to return after 1½-year injury absence

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal, out of action since May 2011 because of injuries, will return Dec. 14 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, promoter Yvon Michel announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  2. Alexander Povetkin-Hasim Rahman re-slated for Sept. 29 in Germany...

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman's medical reports are in order and his mandatory shot against titleholder Alexander Povetkin has been rescheduled for Sept. 29 in Hamburg, Germany, the promoters for each fighter told on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  3. Bernard Hopkins makes history in decision over Jean Pascal

    Dan Rafael

    Bernard Hopkins avenged a disputed draw, reclaimed a light heavyweight title and, not least, became boxing's oldest recognized champion ever in Saturday's unanimous decision over Jean Pascal.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  4. 45-year-old Holyfield, Valuev close in on agreement on world titl...

    Dan Rafael

    Evander Holyfield has accepted an offer to challenge Nikolai Valuev for his heavyweight world title, the former four-time champion told Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2008
  5. Klitschko routs Ibragimov, unifies IBF and WBO titles

    Dan Rafael

    Wladimir Klitschko used a steady dose of jabs to control Sultan Ibragimov and coast to a unanimous decision in New York City.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2008
  6. Free of injury, Brit faces foe, impending marriage

    Dan Rafael

    Thursday in California, injury-riddled 2000 Olympic champion Audley Harrison makes his biggest bid for serious heavyweight contention. Then he's getting married.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2005