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  1. Huck looks to go out on his own

    Dan Rafael

    In a significant development in German boxing, ARD, one of the country's national television networks, which has had an exclusive output deal with Sauerland Event since 2000, will not renew its contract after Sauerland's final boxing card of the year...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  2. Former super middleweight titleholder Mikkel Kessler has decided ...

    Dan Rafael

    After contemplating retirement for a year, Mikkel Kessler is back. Last May, the former super middleweight titleholder lost a hard-fought title unification battle by decision to Carl Froch. After taking a year off, he has decided to return.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  3. '12 Days': Ward-Golovkin

    Kieran Mulvaney

    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 over the coming days to see new fights revealed, di...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  4. Carl Froch expects a knockout against George Groves

    Shaun Brown

    Super middleweight titlist Carl Froch says unbeaten George Groves has gotten under his skin, making Saturday's fight between the two "a little bit personal."

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  5. Froch-Groves sells out in 11 minutes

    Dan Rafael

    For all those who continue to push the ignorant and lazy "boxing is dead" narrative, how does this fit with your tall tale? Tickets for Carl Froch's super middleweight title defense against British countryman George Groves went on sale on Tuesday ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  6. Nothing easy about Ward's return

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight champ Andre Ward and promoter Dan Goossen, who appear to have worked out their issues following Ward's unsuccessful attempt to break their contract (although they're not discussing the issue publicly), are seemingly at loggerheads ...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  7. Fight of midyear: Alvarado-Rios II

    Dan Rafael

    When it comes time to select the official 2013 Fight of the Year, it's a good bet that many of the top candidates will come from the first six months. For boxing fans, January through June has been terrific. It was a tough call to select the fight...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  8. Alexander: Yes to Khan, no to Dubai

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the world of boxing: • Welterweight titlist Devon Alexander was in Brooklyn, N.Y., over the weekend for the Adrien Broner-Paulie Malignaggi fight and I had a chance to talk to him at the fight hotel. He's still s...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  9. Handicapping Carl Froch's immediate prospects

    Dan Rafael

    For unified super middleweight titlist Carl Froch, the question isn't who to fight next, it's how to choose. With Froch in the driver's seat and quality opponents lining up, the Englishman has options.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  10. Promoter Eddie Hearn has two-fight plan for Carl Froch

    Dan Rafael

    Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn has the perfect two-fight plan for super middleweight titlist Carl Froch, the biggest star in his stable of fighters.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2013
  11. Is Froch knocking on Calzaghe's door?

    Brian Campbell

    There was a time when Carl Froch's mouth did as much talking for his career as his performances inside the ring. Beginning with his first fight on American soil -- a 2009 come-from-behind TKO of Jermain Taylor in the 12th round that put him on the...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  12. Ward's side open to U.K. Froch fight

    Dan Rafael

    In the aftermath of Carl Froch's exciting decision in his rematch with Mikkel Kessler to unify super middleweight belts Saturday in front of a raucous sold-out crowd at London's O2 Arena, much of the discussion was about the prospect of another remat...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  13. Scorecard: Carl Froch punching frenzy carries the day vs. Mikkel ...

    Dan Rafael

    Carl Froch's volume punching, chin and determination in front of an audience of his countrymen carried the Brit past Mikkel Kessler, unifying two super middleweight titles.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2013
  14. Carl Froch tops Mikkel Kessler, considers Andre Ward fight

    Dan Rafael

    Carl Froch barely had time to enjoy his win over Mikkel Kessler in Saturday's grueling rematch in London before the topic turned to a possible rubber mmatch with No. 1 super middleweight Andre Ward.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2013
  15. Carl Froch expects 'savage' battle with Mikkel Kessler

    Dan Rafael

    After their back-and-forth, brutally physical battle in 2010, Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler expect nothing less than another slugfest when they meet Saturday in London.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  16. Hopkins-Froch in the future?

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight titlist Carl Froch of England will certainly have his hands full when he faces fellow titleholder Mikkel Kessler of Denmark in a rematch on Saturday (HBO, 6 p.m. ET) at the sold-out O2 Arena in London. Froch lost the first fight...

    Blog | May 23, 2013