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  1. Experts: Boxing will stay afloat in '09

    Tim Smith

    Tim Smith explores Joe Calzaghe's sentiments that boxing is a dying sport and realizes not everyone feels the same way.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2008
  2. Lessons learned: Diaz to fight his fight against Katsidis

    Tim Smith

    Juan Diaz fought the wrong fight against Nate Campbell in March -- and suffered a humiliating loss in the process. A more mature Diaz promises to fight his type of fight against Michael Katsidis on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2008
  3. La Fonda Boricua restaurant braces for emotionally charged fight

    Tim Smith

    When Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto steps into the ring to face Antonio Margarito on Saturday, he can count on the patrons of La Fonda Boricua restaurant in Spanish Harlem to be cheering his every move.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2008
  4. George forces Byrd to face reality, retirement

    Tim Smith

    Chris Byrd was supposed to take the light heavyweight division by storm. If most heavyweights couldn't put a dent in him, how would a 175-pound fighter fare? Better than most boxing pundits figured, as Shaun George proved.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2008
  5. Slimmer Byrd ready to feast on light heavyweights

    Tim Smith

    In six months, Chris Byrd dropped 36.5 pounds and two weight classes -- without a nutritionist or fitness guru. Now, the former heavyweight champion is ready to pick on guys his own size, starting with Shaun George on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2008
  6. Can Peter lift the heavyweights to new heights?

    Tim Smith

    Moments after being announced a TKO winner over Oleg Maskaev, Samuel Peter was hoisted above his handlers in celebration. Now, it's Peter's turn to do the hoisting and lift the spirits of the heavyweight division.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2008
  7. Colonna: Golota no longer 'The Foul Pole'

    Tim Smith

    Enigmatic heavyweight Andrew Golota has had more meltdowns throughout his career than a confused teen pop star. But has 'The Foul Pole' changed his ways in time for one more run at a title? Tim Smith explores.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2008