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  1. Roy Jones Jr. to return to ring July 26 to fight Courtney Fry in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king and four-division titleholder Roy Jones Jr. is scheduled to fight again.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  2. How Riddick Bowe has fallen

    Dan Rafael

    Fighters carrying on past their primes is nothing new. It's a time-honored, albeit sad, tradition. It has happened with more fighters than I care to count. Of recent vintage, Roy Jones Jr., Evander Holyfield and James Toney, to name just three, ha...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  3. Scorecard: Lucas Matthysse blows away Lamont Peterson

    Dan Rafael

    Interim junior welterweight titlist Lucas Matthysse made his claim for being the best fighter at 140 pounds with his demolition of Lamont Peterson on Saturday in Atlantic City, N.J.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2013
  4. George Groves, James DeGale lay groundwork for rematch

    Dan Rafael

    After George Groves beat rival James DeGale in a May super middleweight showdown, fight fans can only hope their next meeting -- on the same Dec. 9 card -- is just a prelude to a rematch.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  5. Ricky Hatton reinvents himself as trainer

    Dan Rafael

    Retired life first threw Ricky Hatton for a loop, but "The Hitman" -- who hung up his gloves in July -- has since rebranded (and rededicated) himself as a trainer.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  6. Contender James Kirkland claims he learned from mistakes

    Dan Rafael

    Junior middleweights have good reason to run for cover, now that rising star James Kirkland has served his time and is free to terrorize his fellow fighters again.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  7. Title trinkets, birthday wishes and more

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... I spent most of the past week bobbing in the Caribbean on a Disney family cruise (shameless plug for ESPN's parent company -- it was excellent), where my 6-year-old niece Elaina and 4-year-old nephew Noah were far ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2009
  8. Jones-Hopkins II resurfaces, vanishes again

    Dan Rafael

    Sixteen years have passed since Roy Jones Jr. won a ho-hum yet clear unanimous decision against Bernard Hopkins to claim the middleweight belt vacated by James Toney when he moved up to super middleweight. It wasn't a memorable fight, as Jones ...

    Blog | August 26, 2009
  9. Roy Jones-Bernard Hopkins II resurfaces, vanishes again

    Dan Rafael

    Sixteen years have passed since Roy Jones Jr. won a ho-hum yet clear unanimous decision against Bernard Hopkins to claim the middleweight belt vacated by James Toney when he moved up to super middleweight. It wasn't a memorable fight, as Jones claim...

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2009
  10. David Haye's day still to come

    Dan Rafael

    Random thoughts for your reading pleasure ... • I always figured if David Haye pulled out of his June 20 fight with Wladimir Klitschko it would be because he blew out his jaw from talking so much smack, not because of a different injur...

    Blog | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  11. WBA has made a mockery of heavyweight title

    Dan Rafael

    Can the Nikolai Valuev-Ruslan Chagaev heavyweight title saga get any worse? Well, of course it can. This is the WBA we're talking about. Besides the back-and-forth news releases from each camp blaming the other side for the cancellation of last week...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2009
  12. Hopkins hopes to set up July rematch with Jones

    Dan Rafael

    World light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins told ESPN.com he is in negotiations to face rival Roy Jones Jr. in a July 21 HBO PPV rematch.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2007