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  1. New Year's Eve cards in Japan

    Dan Rafael

    There's that famous moment during the epic first Arturo Gatti-Micky Ward fight when, after the hellacious ninth round, it appeared as though the fight was going to be stopped in Gatti's corner. Referee Frank Cappuccino put the confusion to rest, t...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  2. Referee Earl Morton dies of cancer at 58

    Dan Rafael

    Earl Morton, who refereed more than a dozen world title fights during his 24-year career died Friday after a battle with cancer.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  3. John David Jackson joins Iron Mike

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titleholder John David Jackson has been one of boxing's top trainers for several years. Now he will be working with a number of new fighters after being hired as a trainer for Iron Mike Productions, the company announced. ...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  4. Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux promises all fans want in a f...

    Brin-Jonathan Butler

    The upcoming Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherweight title unification fight is one of those rare bouts that fans dream of seeing that's actually going to happen.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  5. Will Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado -- another action sequel -- fall ...

    Brian Campbell

    Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado staged one of boxing's classic throwdowns last October, and their styles promise more violence for Saturday's rematch. Then again, history tells us a slugfest is no shoo-in.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  6. Ward: Gatti a definite Hall of Famer

    Dan Rafael

    Ballots for the International Boxing Hall of Fame's class of 2013 are due back by Oct. 31. Up for election in the modern category are 45 fighters, including three first-timers on the ballot: the late Arturo Gatti and light heavyweight champion rivals...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  7. Could Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado bout be an all-time brawl?

    Dan Rafael

    Universal agreement is a rare thing in boxing, but no one thinks Saturday's Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado fight in Carson, Calif., will be boring. In fact, most believe it has the potential to be an all-time brawl.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  8. Pacquiao-Marquez III: Celebrating the trilogies (Arturo Gatti-Mic...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    A solid but unspectacular boxer and a B-level fighter with uncommon heart staged arguably boxing's finest modern-day trilogy and forged a rare bond when Arturo Gatti and Micky Ward clashed in three consecutive bouts.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  9. Micky Ward recalls his top 10 standout fights

    Brian Campbell

    Micky Ward never won a world championship, but he became a beloved figure whose story has been immortalized by Hollywood. How? Ward revisits some of the fights that best characterized his grit and determination.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  10. Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale stay in fighting shape with Page 2 ...

    Sam Alipour

    Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale stay in fighting shape with Page 2

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2010
  11. Micky Ward acquitted of 2008 assault charge

    Retired boxer Micky Ward has been acquitted of punching his wife's stepfather in the face.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2009
  12. Arturo Gatti's fans and friends invited to memorial

    Dan Rafael

    Arturo Gatti's second home was New Jersey, where he more or less became an unofficial pro sports franchise because he fought so many of his most memorable fights in Atlantic City and drew packed houses whenever he laced up the gloves. Gatti, who was...

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2009
  13. Ward lived and revived his career by the body shot

    Ron Borges

    There have been better punchers throughout boxing history, but none could punch to the body to save their careers quite like Micky Ward.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2007
  14. Gatti enlists Ward as trainer versus Contender's Gomez

    Arturo Gatti believes with trainer Micky Ward in his corner, he'll box not brawl against Alfonso Gomez of "The Contender."

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2007
  15. Former foes Gatti, Ward to share a corner

    Dan Rafael

    Micky Ward is now training old foe Arturo Gatti to prepare him for his upcoming bout against Alfonso Gomez. The two respect each other highly and, as Dan Rafael writes in his weekend notebook, the duo has the potential to be a success.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2007
  16. Notebook: HBO's 'BAD' hits stride in its 10th season

    Dan Rafael

    In its 10th season, HBO's "Boxing After Dark" continues its pursuit of making bouts between unknowns into memorable epics, Dan Rafael writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2006