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  1. James Toney

    James Toney



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    James Toney is a former professional boxing champion who signed a multifight deal with mixed martial arts' Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2010. Nicknamed "Lights Out," Toney won more than 70 matches during his boxing career and won titles in various weight classes. He was honored as the...

  2. Marco Huck defends cruiserweight title against Mirko Larghetti

    Dan Rafael

    Johnny Nelson, who defended his cruiserweight title a record 13 times, will be watching with interest as Marco Huck takes on Mirko Larghetti and tries to tie Nelson's mark.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Toney to carry on in 'Prizefighter'

    Dan Rafael

    Former three-division champion James Toney, several years past his best days, is continuing to fight at age 45 and after 88 professional fights, not to mention thousands of rounds of sparring. Unfortunately, Toney, who has been in financial diffic...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Mosley and more fighters we'd ask to retire

    Jason Langendorf

    If a random reader strolled into my office this afternoon, looked me up and down, then said I should hit the bricks because I'm no good at my job anymore, you can imagine where I'd tell him to go. (And then I'd wonder how the guy got in the building ...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  7. Scorecard: Danny Garcia, Sergio Martinez and Amir Khan hang on fo...

    Dan Rafael

    Danny Garcia, Sergio Martinez and Amir Khan -- the favored fighters in their respective Saturday bouts -- were pushed to the limit in exciting, hard-fought decision victories.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  8. Beating Toney won't prove a thing

    Dan Rafael

    Hyping fights is part of the game. We all get that. But pure delusion is another matter altogether. No offense, Lucas Browne. Browne (15-0, 14 KOs), for those who don't know who he is -- and that's probably most of you -- he's a 34-year-old Au...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  9. Tomasz Adamek to fight Travis Walker in Newark

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tomasz Adamek, whose planned fight against long-faded James Toney was scrapped, will instead face Travis Walker on Sept. 8 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., promoter Main Events has announced.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  10. The Tomasz Adamek-James Toney fight in one word: Why?

    Dan Rafael

    Men fighting well beyond their primes is nothing new in boxing, but James Toney is a special case. And instead of someone intervening, one promoter gladly signed him up to face a dangerous heavyweight contender.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  11. Sosa rallied for the victory against Uicab

    Dan Rafael

    Edgar Sosa's 12-round title eliminator with Wilbert Uicab in Cancun proved as wild and unpredictable as any spring break party.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  12. Huck aims for piece of heavyweight history

    Dan Rafael

    When it comes to cruiserweight titleholders moving up to conquer the heavyweight division, many have tried. Most have failed. In recent years, cruiserweight champions such as Tomasz Adamek, Juan Carlos Gomez and James Toney have made the attempt. ...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  13. James Kirkland comes from behind to beat Alfredo Angulo

    Dan Rafael

    James Kirkland's wild, comeback victory over Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo was that rare fight that actually lived up to the high expectations.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  14. James Toney outpointed by Lebedev for cruiserweight belt

    James Toney, a former champion fighting at 43, lost a unanimous decision Friday to Denis Lebedev of Russia for the interim WBA cruiserweight title.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  15. Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez already sure to do big busines...

    Dan Rafael

    Even without Manny Pacquiao arriving early in the States or the benefit of Top Rank's best-laid plans, the payoff for his upcoming third clash with Juan Manuel Marquez likely would have peaked at an all-time plateau.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  16. Yuriorkis Gamboa ready for anything, Daniel Ponce De Leon

    Dan Rafael

    Yuriorkis Gamboa wants to regain the belt that was stripped from him, but he's less concerned with hardware than he is with beating the best, starting with former titlist Daniel Ponce De Leon on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  17. Empire Sports to promote monthly boxing card

    Dan Rafael

    Fledgling promoter Empire Sports will promote a monthly boxing card that will air nationally on Fox Sports Net throughout 2011, according to president Greg Cohen.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2011