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  1. Former champion Leon Spinks hospitalized

    Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks is in a Las Vegas hospital after a second operation for abdominal problems.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  2. Adonis Stevenson all talk in 2014

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson could be getting ready to fight titleholder Sergey Kovalev next month. That was the fight we all wanted to see as the year began. But when Stevenson bailed on the bout and went from HBO to Showtime, he d...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  3. Chad Dawson, Tommy Karpency to meet in Oct. 4 bout at Foxwoods Re...

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson, attempting to rejuvenate his fading career, will take on club fighter Tommy Karpency on Oct. 4 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., card co-promoter Lou DiBella announced on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  4. Klitschko close to resuming training

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's biceps injury is on the mend and he is almost ready to return to training camp for his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev. They were due to meet on Sept. 6 at the O2 World arena in Hamburg, Germany, bu...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  5. Collins: Would fans adore Klitschko if he were American?

    Nigel Collins

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is beloved throughout Europe, but how much differently would he be perceived in America had he been born on U.S. soil?

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  6. Wladimir Klitschko fight vs. Kubrat Pulev rescheduled for Nov. 15...

    Dan Rafael

    Two days after heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko postponed his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev, the fight was rescheduled for Nov. 15.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  7. Wladimir Klitschko has torn biceps, postpones fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has suffered a torn left biceps, forcing him on Monday to postpone his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev, which was scheduled to take place Sept. 6 at the O2 World arena in Hamburg, Germany.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  8. Stevenson left with no big fight

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson could've faced titleholder Sergey Kovalev in a much-anticipated unification fight on HBO in the fall. But Stevenson ran for cover to Showtime, where he struggled to a decision win against Andrzej Fonfara on...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  9. Antonio Tarver makes return to the ring against Johnathon Banks

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Antonio Tarver, the former light heavyweight champion, will make his return to the ring following a 10-month layoff to face Johnathon Banks, who will end a 15-month layoff, as they each look to get into contention.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2014
  10. Mike Tyson -- Jamie Foxx to play me in movie, using CGI

    Mike Tyson says Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx has agreed to portray him in a movie they're planning on starting within a year to 18 months.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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