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  1. Dawson determined to improve on dad's footsteps

    Thomas Gerbasi

    From an early age, Chad Dawson wanted to be a boxer just like his father. Saturday, the 24-year-old will challenge Tomasz Adamek for a light heavyweight title on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2007
  2. Briggs still waiting for his chance

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Amid talk of a Wladimir Klitschko-Oleg Maskaev unification bout, don't forget about Shannon Briggs, who still awaits a title shot, MaxBoxing writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2006
  3. Holyfield bravado has familiar comeback ring

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Evander Holyfield, at 43, always has something to prove when he steps into the ring Friday in Dallas. The voluble four-time heavyweight champ airs out with MaxBoxing.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2006
  4. Wladimir's Crusoe-like journey leads to important test

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Wladimir Klitschko has been away from the heavyweight elite for two years. Like Crusoe, Klitschko's survival skills will be tested against Chris Byrd on Saturday, MaxBoxing notes.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2006
  5. Tarver says he's underrated on pound-for-pound list

    Thomas Gerbasi

    It should be the best of times for light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver, who will face Bernard Hopkins on June 10. But Tarver tells MaxBoxing he's still seeking R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2006
  6. Draw turns out to be par for course for heavies

    Thomas Gerbasi

    It shouldn't have been a surprise that a majority draw was declared in Saturday night's WBC title fight between Hasim Rahman and James Toney in Atlantic City.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2006
  7. Peter returns with easy win over Hawkins

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Peter had little difficulty in winning a pedestrian ten-round unanimous decision over journeyman Robert Hawkins.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2005
  8. Klitschko's retirement the right thing to do

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Vitali Klitschko has heart; he just doesn't have the heart for this sport anymore. It's better that he leaves now than when it's too late.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2005
  9. Toney methodical in return; Byrd wins sleepwalk

    Thomas Gerbasi

    At 37 years old, James Toney showed that he still has enough to hang with the big boys at heavyweight as he pounded out a workmanlike 12 round decision over former top prospect Dominick Guinn.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2005
  10. Neither Klitschko, Peter worthy 'heirs'

    Thomas Gerbasi

    No heir apparent emerged from the Wladimir Klitschko-Sam Peter showdown Saturday, even though Klitschko won a 12-round unanimous decision.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2005
  11. K-1 life renews Mercer's love of boxing

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Humbled by his brief kickboxing career, Ray Mercer's love of boxing is renewed. A father of nine fighting at 44, Mercer says money is not the sole motivation.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2005
  12. Maddalone sends Miller to first professional defeat

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Vinny Maddalone sent Shannon Miller to the canvas three times en route to a fifth-round stoppage, Miller's first defeat as a pro.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2005
  13. Maskaev rumored to be in line for Klitschko

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Oleg Maskaev, who wants a shot at the heavyweight title later this year, made quick work of late sub Livin Castillo with a third-round stoppage.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2005
  14. Tyson's act still plays, but can he win?

    Thomas Gerbasi

    As he nears 40, does Mike Tyson have what it takes to make some noise in the heavyweight division?

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2005
  15. Lamon no lemon in whuppin' Golota

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Lamon Brewster destroyed Andrew Golota in just 53 seconds to retain his WBO heavyweight title and made his claim as the heavyweight to watch.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2005
  16. Holyfield loses third in a row

    Thomas Gerbasi

    A focused Hasim Rahman earned his way back into a heavyweight title shot with a fourth round stoppage of game Kali Meehan.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2004