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  1. Anthony Joshua stepping up competition

    Dan Rafael

    Blue-chip heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua is taking a step up in competition for his next fight. The 2012 British Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist will face Konstantin Airich at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England, on Sept. 13 on...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Could Froch face Braehmer?

    Dan Rafael

    Germany's Juergen Braehmer is 35 and has twice claimed light heavyweight belts (even if his current one is a secondary version). Still, he has been a good fighter for a long time, a pro since 1999. He hasn't lost since 2008, even if he did walk out o...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Thompson, Solis set for rematch

    Dan Rafael

    On March 22, veteran heavyweight contender Tony Thompson pulled an upset when he outpointed Odlanier Solis by split decision in Turkey, the home country of Solis promoter Ahmet Oner, whose considerable juice there obviously didn't help his man get th...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Ruiz to face faded Liakhovich

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: " Heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz Jr. (22-0, 16 KOs), 24, will headline a card on Sept. 20 (UniMas) in Phoenix against former world titleholder Sergei Liakhovich (26-6, 16 KOs), who lives in Arizona. Although Liak...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  8. Wilder staying busy before title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Deontay Wilder is in the mandatory position to challenge newly crowned heavyweight titleholder Bermane Stiverne before the end of the year in a fight that has been ordered, but with Stiverne nursing a sore hand it is unclear when the fight will take ...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  9. Frank Maloney, prominent English promoter, reveals he's been livi...

    Dan Rafael

    England's Frank Maloney, the driving force behind Lennox Lewis' rise to the heavyweight championship, shocked the world on Sunday when he revealed that he is living life as woman.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  10. Tyson Fury-Dereck Chisora fight rescheduled for Nov. 22

    Dan Rafael

    The all-British heavyweight fight between Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora has been rescheduled for Nov. 22 in London.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Wilder, Linares in very soft fights

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder and lightweight contender Jorge Linares now have opponents for their fights on the Aug. 16 Shawn Porter-Kell Brook undercard at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Wilder (31-0, 31 KOs) is staying busy in...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  13. With new trainer, Glazkov back in action

    Dan Rafael

    Last time out, heavyweight contender Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov scored his biggest victory, taking a clear 12-round unanimous decision against longtime contender Tomasz Adamek, the former cruiserweight and light heavyweight titleholder. The March v...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  14. News from the boxing world

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: " The Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame announced its 2014 class of inductees on Wednesday: former heavyweight titlist John Ruiz, former middleweight contender Peter Manfredo, referee Michael Ortega, IBF pre...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  15. Wilder, Linares slated for Aug. 16 bouts

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder and lightweight contender Jorge Linares have both been added to the undercard of welterweight titlist Shawn Porter's mandatory defense against Kell Brook on Aug. 16 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  16. Main Events drops lawsuit against Adonis Stevenson

    Dan Rafael

    After securing a light heavyweight title unification fight for Sergey Kovalev, promoter Main Events dropped its lawsuit against Adonis Stevenson on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014