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  1. Santana set to tangle with Lundy

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Angelo Santana, a Cuban defector now living in Miami, was a prospect on the rise last year. He had scored a 2012 knockout of the year candidate against Johnny Garcia on national television and was supposed to fight for an interim titl...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  2. Knockout of the year: Weidman-Silva I

    Brett Okamoto

    There's a possibility that Chris Weidman's knockout of Anderson Silva in their first meeting will become the single most famous moment in UFC history. You're probably wondering what is currently the UFC's No. 1 identifiable moment with the casual ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
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  4. 2013 ESPN knockout of the year: Adonis Stevenson-Chad Dawson

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Chad Dawson might have underestimated Adonis Stevenson before they met in June, but there was no doubting the southpaw slugger when he stepped up to light heavyweight and crumpled Dawson with one devastating punch in the 2013 ESPN knockout of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  5. Golovkin close to fighting Macklin

    Dan Rafael

    Now that middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin is safely through his Saturday fight -- having absolutely drilled Nobuhiro Ishida in the third round in a knockout-of-the-year candidate -- attention can turn to a more serious fight for the man called "...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  6. 2012 knockout of the year: Barboza-Etim

    Chuck Mindenhall

    Remember the context here -- Liverpool's Terry Etim had rattled off five victories in his previous six fights, and his bout with Edson Barboza looked like a catapult into the top 10 of the lightweight division. But a funny thing happened in Rio at...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  7. knockout of the year: Juan Manuel Marquez-Manny Pacquiao...

    Dan Rafael

    Juan Manuel Marquez's rock-a-bye right hand against Manny Pacquiao -- an epic equalizer in an all-time great rivalry -- is's 2012 KO of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2012
  8. 2011 knockout of the year: Nonito Donaire-Fernando Monti...

    Dan Rafael

    Nonito Donaire announced his superstardom in February with a smashing left hook that finished Fernando Montiel, pilfered a pair of bantamweight belts and earned's 2011 knockout of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  9. Our 'alternative' picks for KO of the year

    Chuck Mindenhall and Chad Dundas

    Editor's note: Next week, the ESPN MMA page will roll out its official end-of-the year awards. With winners in each of the most popular categories seemingly pretty clear cut, however, ESPN staffers Chuck Mindenhall and Chad Dundas will take the final...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  10. Paul Williams, Nobuhiro Ishida agree to July fight at 155

    Dan Rafael

    Paul Williams, who is returning to the junior middleweight division, will face Japan's Nobuhiro Ishida in the headline bout of a July 9 edition of HBO's "World Championship Boxing," both camps told

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  11. Sergio Martinez faces no easy rival in Sergiy Dzinziruk

    Dan Rafael

    Sergio Martinez faces a tough rival in Sergiy Dzinziruk.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2011
  12. Dan Rafael: Manny Pacquiao's punchout of Ricky Hatton is

    Dan Rafael

    When Manny Pacquiao rocked Ricky Hatton back in May, he could've swiped the nickname "Hitman." As it was, the Pacman won a belt (junior welterweight), tied a record (titles in six divisions) and earned's Knockout of the Year award.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2009
  13. Dan Rafael:'s Knockout of the Year

    Dan Rafael

    When it comes to slick, intelligent boxing, No one will ever confuse Edison Miranda's boxing skills for those of Floyd Mayweather. When it comes to knockout power and highlight-reel KOs, however, Miranda is in a league of his own.

    Story | Conversation | December 25, 2008
  14. CONCACAF Gold Cup - CONCACAF releases host cities list for 2015 G...

    CONCACAF Gold Cup

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  15. Man City drawn against Barca again in Champions League last 16

    ESPN staff


    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  16. Ajax Amsterdam v Apoel Nicosia: Preview

    PA Sport

    Ajax coach Frank de Boer wants to see his side reach the Europa League to continue their continental commitments into the new year.The reigning Eredivisie champions cannot reach the knockout stages of the Champions League but any positive result at h...

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  17. Donaire eyes fight in the Philippines

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told that former four-division titlist Nonito Donaire (33-3, 21 KOs), the 2012 fighter of the year, who lost his featherweight world title by rough sixth-round knockout to Nicholas Walters on Oct. 18, plans to figh...

    Blog | November 15, 2014