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  1. Amir Khan waiting for Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    While the world watches and waits to see if Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally, at long last, make a deal for their long-awaited showdown, one man waits with perhaps more interest than anyone: welterweight contender Amir Khan. The form...

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  2. Upcoming fight schedule

    Dan Rafael

    Boxing schedule for 2015

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015
  3. Gilberto Ramirez wins unanimous decision over Maxim Vlasov

    Dan Rafael

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Maxim Vlasov was supposed to be a tough test for up-and-coming Mexican super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez, who might not have looked explosive, but he surely learned a lot as he won a clear unanimous decision on Saturday night a...

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2015
  4. Provodnikov eyes Pacquiao, Matthysse

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov is weighing his options, according to manager Vadim Kornilov. Russia's Provodnikov (24-3, 17 KOs), who lost his belt by questionable split decision to Chris Algieri in June, rebounded to stop l...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  5. Barrera to face former titlist Lacy

    Dan Rafael

    Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (14-0, 9 KOs) will take on faded former super middleweight titlist Jeff Lacy (27-5, 18 KOs) in an eight-rounder on Jan. 30 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Barrera, 32, will be fight...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  6. Verdejo, Brook plan ring returns

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Puerto Rican lightweight Felix Verdejo, the 2014 ESPN.com prospect of the year, will make his 2015 debut on Feb. 28 in Tampa, Florida, in the main event of a UniMas-televised card, Top Rank's...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  7. Luis Ortiz to be stripped of heavyweight belt, KO win

    Dan Rafael

    Interim heavyweight world titleholder Luis Ortiz, who tested positive for the anabolic steroid Nandrolone after a Sept. 11 knockout victory, was suspended, fined and had the result of the fight changed to a no contest. He will also lose his belt.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2015
  8. GBP to celebrate Hopkins' 50th birthday

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Golden Boy Promotions will celebrate the 50th birthday of company partner and future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins with a card at the 2300 Arena in his hometown of Philadelphia on Jan. 20 (Fo...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  9. Tarver finds positive in injury

    Dan Rafael

    Although heavyweight Antonio Tarver suffered a broken thumb while training for a Sept. 29 fight with Johnathon Banks, forcing the bout to be postponed, Tarver said he looked on the bright side. The injury, he said, gave him more time to train and get...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  10. Scorecard: Crawford wins, makes case for fighter of the year

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  11. Notes: Future bright for Sadam Ali

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN.com he hopes to bring welterweight Sadam Ali (21-0, 13 KOs) back in early 2015 following his impressive ninth-round knockout of Luis...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  12. Ruslan Provodnikov to fight Jose Luis Castillo in homecoming

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov's Nov. 28 homecoming fight at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow will come against long-faded former lightweight champion Jose Luis Castillo.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  13. Chagaev dreams of rematch with Klitschko

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Ruslan Chagaev, who won a vacant secondary belt by majority decision against faded Fres Oquendo in July, was supposed to make his first defense against interim titlist Luis Ortiz next -- until Ortiz flunked a drug test after claiming the ...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  14. Scorecard: Bernard Hopkins runs out of magic

    Dan Rafael

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

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  15. Sadam Ali stops Luis Carlos Abregu in Round 9

    Dan Rafael

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Welterweight Sadam Ali, stepping up to face his first serious test as a professional, scored an impressive ninth-round knockout of contender Luis Carlos Abregu in the co-feature of the light heavyweight title unification fight ...

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2014
  16. Victor Ortiz giving it another go

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz was on top of the world after winning a welterweight world title by decision from Andre Berto in a terrific fight in 2011. He had finally lived up to the vast potential he showed on the way up and seemed poised for a good run. But Ort...

    Blog | November 07, 2014