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  1. Adamek-Cunningham II: Sweet, then sour

    Igor Guryashkin

    Steve Cunningham got robbed on Saturday. There, I said it. And I won't be convinced otherwise. Why? Because the decision of the judges to award Saturday's heavyweight bout in Bethlehem, Pa., to Tomasz Adamek was, simply, wrong. Was it as egreg...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  2. Pascal, Lemieux build themselves back up

    Igor Guryashkin

    Jean Pascal battled to a unanimous decision on Friday in a hard-fought and at times thrilling victory over Aleksy Kuziemski at Montreal's Bell Centre, knocking his opponent down twice en route to scores of 100-88 and twice 98-90 in his first return t...

    Blog | December 15, 2012
  3. Guillermo Rigondeaux's lonely success story

    Igor Guryashkin

    Junior featherweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux found freedom and fortune in the United States, but even he seems to wonder whether the price he has had to pay is too high.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  4. Floyd Mayweather Jr. measures up with boxing's greats

    Igor Guryashkin

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't shy about telling anyone who will listen that he's boxing's best ever. To the chagrin of "Pretty Boy" haters, at least one statistical measure would seem to back his claim.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  5. Boxing deserves better than Chisora, Haye

    Igor Guryashkin

    On Saturday night in Munich, a game Dereck Chisora fought bravely against Vitali Klitschko. Fact. In fact, "brave" is the tag journalists so often use to describe the litany of outmatched, outpunched fighters who fail miserably in the Herculea...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  6. 2011 confirms boxing still alive, swinging

    Igor Guryashkin

    Boxing is dead. Apparently. It's a sport populated by fighters who won't fight one another, promoters who fight more than their fighters and low ratings that ensure no one is watching anyway. "It's not like it used to be in the '70s and '80s!"...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  7. Five things we learned from the Ward-Froch Super Six final

    Igor Guryashkin

    Five things we learned from the Ward-Froch Super Six final.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2011
  8.'s coverage of Andre Ward-Carl Froch

    Igor Guryashkin

    ESPN's coverage of Andre Ward-Carl Froch begins Saturday at 8 p.m. ET.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2011
  9. Andre Ward: 'The best is yet to come'

    Igor Guryashkin

    Andre Ward wasn't the tournament favorite when the Super Six began, and he had to overcome a nasty gash and a delayed final to be ready for Carl Froch. But now he may be only moments away from claiming super middleweight supremacy.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  10. Carl Froch: 'I'm not scared of taking a hit from Andre Ward'

    Igor Guryashkin

    Carl Froch might be the underdog in Saturday's Super Six final against Andre Ward, but don't tell him that. More than just winning the fight, he's thinking about becoming boxing's next crossover star.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2011
  11. Adrien Broner a knockout in front of hometown Cincinnati fans

    Igor Guryashkin

    Adrien Broner, 22, was home for the holidays Saturday in Cincinnati, and he celebrated with an electrifying knockout of Vicente Rodriguez to claim a vacant junior lightweight belt.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  12. Roach: Chavez Jr. would take Martinez

    Igor Guryashkin

    Buried among the rigmarole surrounding Antonio Margarito's now finally licensed eye, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., the prodigal son of his Hall of Fame father, defeated the semi-retired (and now likely permanently retired) Peter Manfredo Jr. last Saturday ...

    Blog | November 25, 2011
  13. For Pacquiao, a win was a loss

    Igor Guryashkin

    Within the bowels of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, amid the furor regarding the unpopular decision to award Saturday's main event to Manny Pacquiao, fans and press alike have had a swath of issues to debate. Let's get one thing out of the way: Pacqu...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  14. Trainer happy to hear Pavlik on board

    Igor Guryashkin

    While all the limelight (such as it was) shone on Nonito Donaire on Saturday night, the man charged with making the "Filipino Flash" sparkle before the expectant crowd was head trainer Robert Garcia. But even as Donaire's bout with Omar Narva...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  15. ESPN's coverage of Donaire-Narvaez

    Igor Guryashkin

    ESPN's coverage of Nonito Donaire-Omar Narvaez begins Saturday at 9:30 p.m. ET.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2011
  16. Dawson takes wrong tack after tackle

    Igor Guryashkin

    The boxing blogosphere is awash with angry diatribes regarding last Saturday's pay-per-view fiasco in which Chad Dawson scored a controversial TKO against Bernard Hopkins. While boxing insiders have been obsessing over whether the decision will ...

    Blog | October 18, 2011