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  1. Hearn: Brook-Khan discussions begin

    Dan Rafael

    Newly crowned welterweight titlist Kell Brook is getting a hero's welcome in his hometown of Sheffield, England. Brook won a well-deserved majority decision against Shawn Porter on Saturday night in Carson, California, to claim a 147-pound world t...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. Best fights to make at welterweight

    Brian Campbell

    There was a certain refreshing nature to the way England's Kell Brook soundly defeated Shawn Porter on Saturday to capture his welterweight title. It wasn't just the convincing nature of Brook's performance or the fact that his victory announced -...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  3. Collins: Success doesn't come easy in the U.S. for British fighte...

    Nigel Collins

    My dog pulled on his leash, eager to sniff the next lamppost, when I stopped to stare at the billboard across the street. "SEE IT ON FILM NOW! ROCKY MARCIANO vs. DON COCKELL" read the huge advertisement, which also promised that the "ACTION THRILLS I...

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  4. Scorecard: Kell Brook takes welterweight title away from Shawn Po...

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  5. Things we learned on Saturday

    Nigel Collins

    For a split second, Kell Brook must have felt like he was in the ring with Sakio Bika. Moments after his majority decision over Shawn Porter was announced, his promoter, Eddie Hearn, wrapped him in a joyous embrace as both rolled around on the canvas...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  6. Kell Brook edges Shawn Porter, claims IBF welterweight title

    Kell Brook won a majority decision over Shawn Porter on Saturday night to take Porter's IBF welterweight title.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  7. Shawn Porter and Kell Brook fight for win, future

    Dan Rafael

    Shawn Porter was never more impressive than when he buzzed through Devon Alexander to win a clear unanimous decision and a welterweight world title in December. At least not until he was even more spectacular four months later. That is when Porter ...

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  8. Figueroa battles Estrada, hand problems

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa Jr. is one of boxing's most exciting performers. He loves to rumble, rarely takes a backward step and throws tons of hard punches. But one thing that has hampered him is hand problems, something that often takes i...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  9. Ruiz to face faded Liakhovich

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: " Heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz Jr. (22-0, 16 KOs), 24, will headline a card on Sept. 20 (UniMas) in Phoenix against former world titleholder Sergei Liakhovich (26-6, 16 KOs), who lives in Arizona. Although Liak...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  10. Will Porter fight Thurman after Brook?

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight titlist Shawn Porter has a tough assignment in mandatory challenger Kell Brook (32-0, 22 KOs) of England on Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. But if Porter (24-0-1, 15 KOs) prevails, one of the best fights that co...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  11. Five keys for Kell Brook against Shawn Porter

    Brian Campbell

    Brian Campbell highlights five keys to victory for Kell Brook against Shawn Porter on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  12. Five keys for Shawn Porter against Kell Brook

    Brian Campbell

    Brian Campbell highlights five keys to victory for Shawn Porter against Kell Brook on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  13. Wilder, Linares in very soft fights

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder and lightweight contender Jorge Linares now have opponents for their fights on the Aug. 16 Shawn Porter-Kell Brook undercard at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Wilder (31-0, 31 KOs) is staying busy in...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  14. Wilder, Linares slated for Aug. 16 bouts

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder and lightweight contender Jorge Linares have both been added to the undercard of welterweight titlist Shawn Porter's mandatory defense against Kell Brook on Aug. 16 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  15. StubHub Center 'perfect fit' for Porter-Brook

    Dan Rafael

    Unless a promoter is being paid a site fee for a fight -- typically by a casino -- the promoter usually will look to hold the card in a venue where he can sell the most tickets and, thus, maximize revenue. That's why, for example, Miguel Cotto fig...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  16. Porter, Brook waiting for drug testing

    Dan Rafael

    When welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and mandatory challenger Kell Brook agreed to their fight they also agreed to undergo random drug testing -- blood and urine -- that would be overseen by United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). However, nei...

    Blog | July 30, 2014