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  1. Hatton, Tszyu still class act

    Dan Rafael

    Nine years ago, June 4, 2005, Ricky Hatton scored his most significant victory as he stopped Kostya Tszyu in the 11th round to win the junior welterweight world championship. Hatton's hometown crowd of 22,000 in Manchester, England, was delirious ...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  2. Collins: Success doesn't come easy in the U.S. for British fighte...

    Nigel Collins

    My dog pulled on his leash, eager to sniff the next lamppost, when I stopped to stare at the billboard across the street. "SEE IT ON FILM NOW! ROCKY MARCIANO vs. DON COCKELL" read the huge advertisement, which also promised that the "ACTION THRILLS I...

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
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  4. Hatton to miss 'The Moment'

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- There's only one Ricky Hatton and he will not be at the MGM Grand for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana fight this week as planned. Hatton, who lost to Mayweather by 10th-round knockout at the MGM in a memorable 2007 welterweigh...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  5. Pacquiao: 'I love competition, I love to win'

    Manny Pacquiao

    Two years removed from the most controversial fight of his 19-year professional career, Manny Pacquiao is focused on getting a chance to set the record straight against Timothy Bradley Jr. The rematch, set for April 12 in Las Vegas (HBO PPV), mar...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  6. Victor Ortiz returns '100 percent confident' against Luis Collazo...

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz is coming off a pair of losses, a gruesome broken jaw and an 18-month layoff to face fellow former welterweight titleholder Luis Collazo on Thursday in Brooklyn, N.Y. Is he as ready as he sounds for his return?

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  7. Brook needs one win for title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Welterweight contender Kell Brook has been here before, needing one more win to get a world title shot. He got that win last October by knocking out Hector Saldivia in the third round of a final eliminator. That set Brook up for a mandatory world ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  8. Hatton offers advice to Brook

    Dan Rafael

    If anybody knows how effective former welterweight titlist Vyacheslav Senchenko of Ukraine can be, it's Ricky Hatton, the retired British star and two-division titleholder. After getting brutally knocked out by Manny Pacquiao in the second round i...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  9. Mayweather Jr.'s best performances

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s performance against Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night was so brilliant and so decisive it has to be considered one of the best performances in a career filled with them. But where specifically does this junior middleweight unifi...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  10. Looking back on 10 years at ringside

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Time flies, and last week's festivities at the MGM Grand brought home a sudden realization that Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s master class on Saturday night came 10 years and one day after my first credentialed fight. There were a fair few differences be...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  11. Mayweather's 'home' floor: MGM Grand

    Andrew R. Davis

    After Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s victory over Robert Guerrero in May, fans were treated to an updated version of a quote that has become a Mayweather staple: "Forty-four have tried and 44 have failed." Although that number should technically be amended t...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  12. Floyd Mayweathers Greatest Hits

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is going for the 45th victory of his professional career, and on his way to the top, he's beating some pretty tough opponents.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  13. Matthew Hatton announces retirement

    Dan Rafael

    England's Matthew Hatton, the younger brother of former two-division titleholder Ricky Hatton and a regular on his brother's undercards, announced his retirement from boxing this week after a 13-year pro career. While Matthew Hatton (43-7-2, 17 KO...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  14. Collazo headlines Labor Day card

    Dan Rafael

    After the Labor Day BBQ you can settle in and watch live boxing. That's because former welterweight titlist Luis Collazo will face Alan Sanchez in the scheduled 10-round main event on Sept. 2 (Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes, 9 p.m. ET) at the Cowbo...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  15. Why boxing is the only sport left in which it's OK to root for 'y...

    Nigel Collins

    Jingoistic pride, ethnic blood feuds and black-and-white battle lines. Why is boxing the only sport left in which it's OK to root for 'your' guy?

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  16. Hatton riding waves of promotion

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior welterweight champ Ricky Hatton is finding out that the promotional end of boxing can also be very tough. When Hatton first got into the promotional business he was armed with a slate of television dates for his company on Sky Sports...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  17. Mayweather eyes U.K. fight

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. has never boxed outside of the United States as a professional and has not fought outside of Las Vegas since a 2005 fight against Sharmba Mitchell, which took place in Portland, Ore. That's eight consecutive ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013