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  1. Scorecard: Bermane Stiverne claims heavyweight world title

    Dan Rafael

    Bermane Stiverne's patience paid off big time against Chris Arreola. Not only did he claim a heavyweight belt, the win also opened a few doors for the Haitian-born fighter, Dan Rafael writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
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  3. '12 Days' wish list: Gonzalez-Estrada II

    Brian Campbell

    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 16, 2013
  4. Roach hopes for progress in Zou

    Dan Rafael

    As an amateur boxer, flyweight Zou Shiming was one of the best in history. He won three Olympic medals -- including two golds -- and became the symbol of boxing in China and one of the nation's most famous athletes. As a pro? Well, he's still popu...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  5. Five potential foes for Brian Viloria

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Few fighters have had more of a roller-coaster career of late than Brian Viloria. In August 2006, Viloria -- a Hawaiian of Filipino descent -- had a 108-pound belt, an undefeated record through 19 fights, a strong and growing fan base, an exciting st...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  6. Frankie Gomez wins silver at world boxing championships

    Light welterweight Frankie Gomez settled for silver at the world boxing championships on Saturday, losing 8-2 to Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo in the finals.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2009
  7. Frankie Gomez edges Gyula Kate for shot at gold at the boxing wor...

    Light welterweight Frankie Gomez won a close contest with Hungary's Gyula Kate at the world championships on Friday, sending the only remaining American into the championship match against Olympic bronze medalist Roniel Iglesias.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  8. Four Mongolian officials barred for attempting to bribe a referee...

    Four officials of the Mongolia team were expelled from the world boxing championships Thursday for allegedly trying to bribe a referee with a watch.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2009
  9. Olympic boxing weight classes reduced for 2012

    The International Boxing Association has reduced the number of men's weight categories from 11 to 10 for the 2012 London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2009
  10. Amateur boxing leaders propose women's competition in 2012 Games

    The International Amateur Boxing Association voted Wednesday to move ahead with a bid to include women's boxing in the Olympics, starting with the 2012 Games in London.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2009
  11. Giacobbe Fragomeni tops Rudolf Kraj for WBC cruiserweight belt

    Giacobbe Fragomeni, competing in front of his hometown fans, became a world champion at age 39 Friday when his fight with Rudolf Kraj for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title was stopped in the eighth round.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  12. Tyson-Savarese fight postponed

    MILAN, Italy -- Italian promoter Salvatore Cherchi sees no problem in rescheduling the twice-postponed Mike Tyson fight. Cherchi made the assurances following the announcement Sunday from Tyson's adviser that the planned May 20 fight against Lou...

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2000
  13. Tyson already hot ticket in Milan

    MILAN, Italy -- Mike Tyson's decision to fight in Milan has already started a rush for tickets a week before they go on sale. Two months before Tyson's second European fight and seven days before the 10,000 tickets were to be made available, organiz...

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2000
  14. Savarese touted as Tyson's likely opponent

    MILAN, Italy -- Mike Tyson's proposed fight in Milan has been postponed to May, Italian organizers said Tuesday. "We are looking at May 6 or May 20 as likely dates," said Andrea Locatelli, an official of the Milan-based Media Partners group who'...

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2000
  15. Tyson foe could be Savarese

    Mike Tyson has signed to fight in Milan, Italy on April 8, a source close the boxer told ESPN on Thursday. The fight will be at the Fila Sport Arena. An opponent has not been confirmed, but Lou Savarese is a candidate. Tyson's advisor, Shelly Fin...

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2000
  16. Promoter pushing for April fight date

    ROME -- Mike Tyson would fight Lou Savarese in Milan in early April under a deal close to completion, an Italian promoter said Monday. Promoter Salvatore Cherchi said he flew to London over the weekend for talks with Frank Warren, who promoted T...

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2000