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  1. Injured David Price has date rescheduled

    Dan Rafael

    British heavyweight David Price, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 ESPN.com prospect of the year, has a new fight date: Feb. 21 at the O2 World in Berlin. Price will face an opponent to be determined on the undercard of the rematch between s...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  2. David Price withdraws from fight with biceps tear

    Dan Rafael

    The injury woes continue for British heavyweight David Price, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist and 2012 ESPN.com prospect of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2014
  3. Kevin Mitchell, Anthony Joshua both on Jan. 31 card in London

    Dan Rafael

    British lightweight contender Kevin Mitchell and blue-chip heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua, Great Britain's 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist, will appear on the same card on Jan. 31 at the O2 Arena in London.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2014
  4. DeGale pressures Froch to fight him

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender James DeGale, the 2008 British Olympic gold medalist, is sitting in a mandatory position for the next shot at one of unified titleholder Carl Froch's belts. DeGale wants the fight badly, and the fight between countryme...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  5. Full speed ahead for Joshua in 2015

    Dan Rafael

    The ascent of heavyweight super prospect Anthony Joshua, the 2012 British Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist, figures to move into full gear in 2015. The 25-year-old Joshua blew away faded countryman Michael Sprott in just 86 seconds Saturday...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  6. Vasyl Lomachenko hurts hand, wins every round against Chonlatarn ...

    Dan Rafael

    Featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko, the brilliant two-time Ukranian Olympic gold medalist regarded by many as the best amateur fighter in boxing history, is making quite a name for himself as a professional. Lomachenko, who won a world title in...

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2014
  7. Price returning from hand surgery

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight David Price, who underwent surgery to repair a damaged tendon in his right hand in July, will return from the injury on Dec. 6, Sauerland Event announced on Friday. Price (18-2, 15 KOs), a 2008 British Olympic bronze medalist and the 2...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  8. Coyle-Campbell showdown on track

    Dan Rafael

    British lightweights Tommy Coyle and Luke Campbell both did what they were supposed to do on Saturday night: knock out solid opponents in entertaining fights and stay on course for a summer showdown. Coyle and Campbell, a 2012 Olympic gold medalis...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  9. Joshua takes another step up vs. Bakhtov

    Dan Rafael

    England's Anthony Joshua, the 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist, will face what should be his toughest professional test so far when he tangles with Denis Bakhtov on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London. Not only will the 24-year-old Josh...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  10. Another chance for former middleweight champion Jermain Taylor

    Dan Rafael

    In 2005, Jermain Taylor outpointed the great Bernard Hopkins to win the undisputed middleweight championship, and then beat him again in his first title defense. That was when Taylor was a rising star in boxing, a 2000 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist ta...

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
  11. Notes: Dirrell, Dulorme, Ramirez updates

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Super middleweight Andre Dirrell (22-1, 15 KOs), the 2004 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist and former world title challenger, is getting busy again. He is due to face Nick Brinson (16-2-2, 6 KOs) ...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  12. Anthony Joshua on aggressive schedule

    Dan Rafael

    First came the announcement from Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn that blue chip heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua, the 2012 British Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist, would take a bit of a step up in competition by facing Konstantin Air...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  13. Anthony Joshua stepping up competition

    Dan Rafael

    Blue-chip heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua is taking a step up in competition for his next fight. The 2012 British Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist will face Konstantin Airich at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England, on Sept. 13 on...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  14. Andre Dirrell to make comeback against Vladine Biosse

    Dan Rafael

    Former super middleweight world title challenger and 2004 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist Andre Dirrell, who has fought just twice since 2010, is making a comeback on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  15. Oscar De La Hoya is fighting back

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Retired from the ring or not, Oscar De La Hoya will always be a fighter at heart. He won a 1992 Olympic gold medal -- hence the famous "Golden Boy" nickname -- 10 world titles in a then-record six weight divisions, earned some $300 mil...

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  16. Ramirez adds intrigue to Macau card

    Dan Rafael

    Flyweight prospect Zou Shiming, the two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist on the verge of fighting for a world title, is in the main event. Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, one of boxing's most skillful fighters, is on the underca...

    Blog | July 17, 2014