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  1. Tyson Fury withdraws from Alexander Ustinov at last minute for fa...

    Dan Rafael

    Just hours before British heavyweight contender Tyson Fury was to face last-minute substitute opponent Alexander Ustinov on Saturday, he pulled out of the fight in a stunning development.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2014
  2. Bryant Jennings defeats Mike Perez; earns title shot

    Dan Rafael

    NEW YORK -- Heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings pulled out a split decision against Mike Perez on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden to earn a world title shot. Jennings and Perez put on a snoozer of a fight on the undercard of the Gennady G...

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2014
  3. Tyson Fury gets new challenger for Saturday fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury will remain in the main event of Saturday's fight card at the Phones4U Arena in Manchester, England and face last-minute substitute Alexander Ustinov, promoter Frank Warren announced on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  4. Adamek-Szpilka in the works

    Dan Rafael

    A heavyweight crossroads fight between the up-and-coming Artur Szpilka and faded contender Tomasz Adamek is in the works for Nov. 8 in Krakow, Poland, according to the promoters for both. It would be a major event in Poland, where both fighters ar...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  5. Fury likely to stay on Saturday's card

    Dan Rafael

    British heavyweight contender Tyson Fury probably will remain on the card Saturday at the Phones4U Arena in Manchester, England, and face a replacement opponent for injured Dereck Chisora. Fury (22-0, 16 KOs) and Chisora (20-4, 13 KOs) were suppos...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  6. Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Hall of Fame in...

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield have come a long way since 1997, when Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear in the third round and was disqualified in their infamous heavyweight championship rematch.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  7. Cunningham fighting for daughter's life

    Dan Rafael

    When heavyweight Steve Cunningham faced Amir Mansour and defeated him by 10-round decision -- after getting knocked down twice in the fifth round -- in a terrific slugfest in April, the former cruiserweight titlist made no secret about the reason he ...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  8. Dereck Chisora fractures hand, postpones Tyson Fury fight

    Dan Rafael

    Dereck Chisora fractured his left hand in his final sparring session and the fight against Tyson Fury was postponed, promoter Frank Warren announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  9. Price sidelined by hand surgery

    Dan Rafael

    British heavyweight David Price, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 ESPN.com prospect of the year, will be sidelined until December. Price (18-2, 15 KOs) underwent surgery to repair a damaged tendon in his right hand on Tuesday, promoter Saue...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  10. Stiverne awaiting fight with Wilder

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight titleholder Bermane Stiverne is headed toward a mandatory defense against Deontay Wilder, a fight that probably will happen in November. Since that is several months away, Stiverne and Wilder have plenty of time to keep up their smack ...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  11. Jennings, Perez closing in on title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Unbeaten heavyweights Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez have each come a long way in a short time entering Saturday's title eliminator.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  12. Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov to face Derric Rossy on Aug. 9

    Dan Rafael

    Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov to face Derric Rossy on Aug. 9

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  13. Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves on auction block aga...

    Dan Rafael

    The boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first fight of his famed trilogy with Joe Frazier, 1971's "Fight of the Century" heavyweight championship bout, are going up for auction again.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  14. Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola has arthroscopic surgery on l...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow on Monday in Los Angeles, trainer Henry Ramirez told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  15. Scorecard: Ruslan Chagaev wins "regular" heavyweight title

    Dan Rafael

    Scorecard:

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  16. Bellew not thinking about Cleverly rematch

    Dan Rafael

    The plan is clear for former light heavyweight titlist Nathan Cleverly and former two-time title challenger Tony Bellew: If they both win fights on the same card next week they are headed for a fall rematch. Promoter Eddie Hearn is even billing th...

    Blog | July 03, 2014