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  1. Scorecard: Gennady Golovkin scores another impressive KO victory

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  2. Roy Jones Jr. to return to ring July 26 to fight Courtney Fry in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king and four-division titleholder Roy Jones Jr. is scheduled to fight again.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  3. Canelo dismisses Lara challenge

    Dan Rafael

    It's one of the oldest tricks in the book for a desperate boxer looking to land a big fight: Go to the star's press conference and call him out. Demand that he fight you. Sometimes it even works. It did for Antonio Tarver years ago when he made a ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  4. Roy Jones still wants to box Silva

    Dan Rafael

    When former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr. returned after an 18-month layoff to score a near-shutout decision win against unknown Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf on Dec. 21 in Moscow, he said there was a specific reason he took the fight. Jones wanted...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  5. Scorecard: Roy Jones Jr. trudges on with win

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr. may well be past his prime, but he can continue winning fights such as Saturday's in Moscow -- a dominant decision over Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf -- for years to come.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2013
  6. Glen Johnson replaces Roy Jones Jr. in fight against Bobby Gunn

    Dan Rafael

    Former light heavyweight champion Glen Johnson's biggest victory was his ninth-round knockout of Roy Jones Jr. in their 2004 world title fight. Now Johnson is stepping to replace Jones in another fight.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2013
  7. Roy Jones Jr. bound for Russia for next fight

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones, who turns 45 in January, was scheduled to face Bobby Gunn in a 12-round cruiserweight fight on Dec. 18, but that fight is off and Jones will instead head to Moscow to face Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf of France instead, Jones announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  8. Can Manny Pacquiao beat odds and rebound from concussive KO?

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao is one of boxing's all-time greats, but after back-to-back losses -- including a brutal KO in his previous outing -- can he bounce back? History suggests it's possible, although not likely.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  9. Roy Jones Jr. to fight Bobby Gunn to tune-up for possible Anderso...

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr., who turns 45 in January and has not fought since June 2012, is getting back into the ring, hoping a victory will lead him to the fight he really wants.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  10. How Riddick Bowe has fallen

    Dan Rafael

    Fighters carrying on past their primes is nothing new. It's a time-honored, albeit sad, tradition. It has happened with more fighters than I care to count. Of recent vintage, Roy Jones Jr., Evander Holyfield and James Toney, to name just three, ha...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  11. Dan Rafael's frequently asked chat questions, Part 2

    Dan Rafael

    ESPN.com's Dan Rafael addresses the questions asked of him most frequently in his weekly chats for posterity's sake.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  12. Jones to fill Steward's HBO role

    Dan Rafael

    The decision was one that nobody at HBO wanted to have to make, but it was necessary in the wake of Emanuel Steward's death last month. Besides training fighters, Steward worked as an analyst on HBO telecasts for about a decade, calling fights on ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  13. Roy Jones Jr. to fight at cruiserweight in June in Poland

    Dan Rafael

    Roy Jones Jr., the former pound-for-pound king who won titles in four weight classes from middleweight to heavyweight, will fight in the cruiserweight division at a contract weight of 185 pounds, the CEO of Jones' promotional company told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  14. Lamont Peterson, referee upset Amir Khan

    Dan Rafael

    In a terrific action-packed fight between Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson, referee Joe Copper single-handedly marred the outcome with two incredible calls

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011
  15. Glen Johnson unfazed by road, good buddy Lucian Bute

    Dan Rafael

    Glen Johnson has made a career of fighting the best on their own turf, but will it matter that this time, on Saturday in Quebec City, he'll face good friend Lucian Bute? Apparently, you don't know "The Road Warrior."

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  16. Roy Jones Jr. climbing back into the ring, will fight Max Alexand...

    Dan Rafael

    Former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr., who suffered a brutal knockout in his last fight and has lost three bouts in a row, is getting back into the ring.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011