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  1. Walters receives honor in Jamaica

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters received a big honor when he was recently named Jamaican Sportsman of the Year at the 54th RJR Sports Foundation National Awards. Walters (25-0, 21 KOs), 29, of Jamaica, fashioned a big 2014 in which he knock...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  2. V-Lom to stay on course for Walters fight

    Dan Rafael

    After Jamaica's Nicholas Walters knocked out featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire in the sixth round of an outstanding performance in October, the immediate discussion turned to a possible unification fight with Vasyl Lomachenko, the gifted forme...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  3. Arum aims for Walters-Lomachenko

    Dan Rafael

    Nicholas Walters' sixth-round knockout of Nonito Donaire to win a featherweight world title last Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, was very exciting and quite impressive, and the big puncher from Jamaica known as the "Axe Ma...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  4. Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters signs with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters of Jamaica signed a multiyear promotional agreement with Top Rank over the weekend and will make his first defense on Nov. 9, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  5. Joe Frazier-George Foreman I opened the door to a heavyweight gol...

    Nigel Collins

    "The Rumble in the Jungle" and "Thrilla in Manila" may be more acclaimed, but "The Sunshine Showdown" -- Joe Frazier's 1973 heavyweight defense against George Foreman in Kingston, Jamaica -- led the way.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  6. Nephew gets life sentence in killing of former heavyweight champ ...

    A nephew of former heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick was sentenced Friday to life in prison for his murder.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2008
  7. Berbick's nephew one of two convicted in boxer's murder

    A nephew of Trevor Berbick has been convicted along with another man of killing the 54-year-old former heavyweight champion.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2007
  8. Hall's TKO downs ex-super-middleweight champ Mitchell in fourth r...

    Richard Hall dampened Byron Mitchell's comeback with a fourth-round technical knockout Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2007
  9. Berbick's nephew charged in killing of ex-champ

    Jamaican police say a 20-year-old nephew of Trevor Berbick has been charged with killing the champion boxer.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2006
  10. Mother of suspect in Berbick murder case detained

    A woman involved in a long-running land dispute with former heavyweight boxing champion Trevor Berbick has been detained for questioning in connection with his death, police said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2006
  11. Police arrest man in connection with Berbick slaying

    A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with the killing of former heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick, who was bludgeoned and left to die in a church courtyard next to his family's home in a rural hamlet.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2006
  12. Ex-heavyweight champ Trevor Berbick found dead

    Former heavyweight champion Trevor Berbick was found dead in a church courtyard Saturday with chop wounds to his head in a suspected homicide.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2006
  13. George Foreman's Greatest Fights: Foreman-Frazier

    Bert Randolph Sugar

    The George Foreman-Joe Frazier bout in 1973 showed that Big George was capable of beating a great fighter, Bert Sugar writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2006
  14. George Foreman's Greatest Fights: Foreman-Frazier

    Bert Randolph Sugar

    The George Foreman-Joe Frazier bout in 1973 showed that Big George was capable of beating a great fighter, Bert Sugar writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2006
  15. Mormeck vs. Bell for undisputed cruiser belt

    Dan Rafael

    Jean-Marc Mormeck of France and O'Neil Bell of Jamaica have agreed to a cruiserweight unification bout in January.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2005
  16. Bell overcomes deductions in putting away Rothmann

    O'Neil Bell of Jamaica overcame two point deductions and retained his IBF cruiserweight title with an 11th-round KO over Sebastian Rothmann on Friday in Hollywood, Fla.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2005