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  1. Brian Doogan: Let's give Klitschko his due

    Brian Doogan

    So what if he'll never fight his brother? In Vitali Klitschko, boxing has a fighter who could be an ambassador in any sport -- and who knows a thing or two about fighting as well.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  2. Brian Doogan: Vitali Klitschko can put heavies back on the map ag...

    Brian Doogan

    There's more riding on Saturday's fight with Juan Carlos Gomez than just a belt -- Vitali Klitschko also has the opportunity to make heavyweights matter again.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  3. Raw deal gives Evander Holyfield false hope

    Brian Doogan

    Evander Holyfield might've displayed valor and renewed vigor in dropping a close decision to Nikolai Valuev on Saturday, but Brian Doogan wonders whether his strong showing will do more harm than good.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2008
  4. David Haye the way to go for Wladimir Klitschko

    Brian Doogan

    What did Wladimir Klitschko's seven-round bludgeoning of Hasim Rahman prove Saturday? Absolutely nothing. If Klitschko wants to take it to the next level, he'll have prove himself against dangerous, hungry opponents. Enter David Haye.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2008
  5. Ho-hum Hasim Rahman going through the motions against Wladimir Kl...

    Brian Doogan

    If Hasim Rahman can't get up for a crack at the heavyweight title, why should boxing fans be any more enthused? Brian Doogan wonders if Rahman is taking Saturday's challenge against Wladimir Klitschko seriously.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2008
  6. David Haye still has a way to go as a heavyweight

    Brian Doogan

    David Haye took care of business against an outgunned Monte Barrett, but improvements will have to be made if he's to become the man at heavyweight.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2008
  7. Monte Barrett banking on experience to shock David Haye

    Brian Doogan

    Monte Barrett was once a highly regarded heavyweight prospect -- kind of like David Haye. But that was before the six losses on his ledger. There's no tomorrow for Barrett, and if he's ever to make the most of his career, the time to do it is Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008
  8. Back on top: Vitali Klitschko batters Peter to secure slice of hi...

    Brian Doogan

    Vitali Klitschko's comeback and subsequent drubbing of Sam Peter is a good thing for boxing, right? Well, sorta. With Vitali's brother, Wladimir, also possessing a title, fans can forget about a unified champion.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2008
  9. Klitschko brothers spurred on by the other's achievements

    Brian Doogan

    Never before have two brothers ruled the heavyweight roost simultaneously. Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko would like to change that. Elder brother Vitali will hold destiny in his hands when he steps into the ring against titlist Sam Peter on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2008
  10. Valuev snags a title but fails to capture fight fans' attention

    Brian Doogan

    Nikolai Valuev clinched a heavyweight title by outpointing John Ruiz -- again -- but if the 7-foot Russian is to capture the imagination of fight fans, he'll have to do better than edge a has-been, writes Brian Doogan.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2008
  11. Revamped Valuev looking to clinch belt against familiar foe Ruiz

    Brian Doogan

    Nikolai Valuev is back, and he's better than ever. No, really, he means it. The 7-foot, 320-pound Russian has a new trainer, a revamped attitude and a familiar opponent in John Ruiz. Will it be enough for Valuev lift a heavyweight title Saturday?

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2008
  12. Calzaghe keen on retiring with undefeated record intact

    Brian Doogan

    Super middleweight and light heavyweight champion Joe Calzaghe claims he'll climb into the ring one last time on Nov. 8 when he meets Bernard Hopkins. Should we believe him?

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2008
  13. When will Klitschko erupt on the heavyweight division?

    Brian Doogan

    A win is a win any way you look at it, but a pedestrian victory won't be enough to quench fight fans' collective thirst for the next great heavyweight champion.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2008
  14. Klitschko fighting to be the people's champion

    Brian Doogan

    Wladimir Klitschko may be the best heavyweight in the world, but he won't see himself as champion until he lays claim to all four major belts. But is time on his side?

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2008
  15. Resurgent Woods making the most of new lease on boxing

    Brian Doogan

    The beatings that Clinton Woods administered -- and endured -- on the streets of Sheffield, England, were unraveling his life. Somehow, Woods found a way to right the ship, and it's paid dividends in the ring.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2008
  16. Haye keen on following in the footsteps of Holyfield

    Brian Doogan

    David Haye may have conquered the cruiserweights, but he isn't about to rest on his laurels. The hard-hitting Brit is ready to take on the very best at heavyweight.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2008