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  1. Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves on auction block aga...

    Dan Rafael

    The boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first fight of his famed trilogy with Joe Frazier, 1971's "Fight of the Century" heavyweight championship bout, are going up for auction again.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  2. Ali wants Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    When Muhammad Ali was heavyweight champ, there was no top contender he wouldn't fight. In fact, Ali probably has the deepest resume of any heavyweight champion in history. His greatest rival, of course, was Joe Frazier, a champion in his own right...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  3. Hopkins helps Philly honor Frazier

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins is a Philadelphia fighter through and through, and the late heavyweight champion Joe Frazier is the ultimate Philly fighter. So Hopkins, along with Golden Boy Promotions, announced that they have made "a s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  4. 12 Days: Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    In the spirit of the holidays, ESPN is celebrating the season with our own "12 Days" wish list of the fights we want to see most, regardless of promotional or other entanglements. Keep checking back in the coming days to see new fights revealed, disc...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  5. 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
  6. George Foreman remembers Joe Frazier

    Dan Rafael

    Joe Frazier, who died Monday night at age 67 after a short battle with liver cancer, is inextricably linked to Muhammad Ali because of their three epic fights. But there was also George Foreman, the other heavyweight among the era's big three. Fo...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  7. Joe Frazier was far more than just a foil for Muhammad Ali

    Dan Rafael

    The legacy of Joe Frazier's career, and life, was undeniably shaped by his series and spats with Muhammad Ali. But the reverse was also true, which shouldn't be forgotten when weighing Frazier's greatness.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2011
  8. Baldomir confident in facing Mayweather on Nov. 4

    Dan Rafael

    Carlos Baldomir quickly has risen to prominence with wins over Zab Judah and Arturo Gatti, and is confident about his chances in the ring with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Dan Rafael writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2006
  9. Bruise brothers hope friendship remains after fight

    Dan Rafael

    Unlike Ali and Frazier, Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo have been able to separate what goes on in the ring from their personal feelings.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2005