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  1. Bernard Hopkins: 'I want to fight one fight at 50'

    Dan Rafael

    Bernard Hopkins, the self-titled "Alien" because he believes he is not of this Earth due to his mind-blowing longevity as one of boxing's elite fighters, ain't done yet. As he celebrates his 50th birthday -- yes, the big 5-0 -- Thursday, Hopkins st...

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  2. Glazkov-Cunningham on HBO

    Dan Rafael

    The heavyweight title eliminator between Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov and former two-time cruiserweight titlist Steve Cunningham will be televised as HBO's co-feature on March 14, Main Events promoter Kathy Duva told ESPN.com. The fight has been set ...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
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  4. Updates on manager Egis Klimas' stable

    Dan Rafael

    On Friday, I had a chance to catch up with manager Egis Klimas, who, in my view, deserves to win manager of the year from the Boxing Writers Association of America when ballots go out in the next few weeks. Klimas did a fantastic job with his cli...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  5. Santa Cruz likely to defend against Ruiz

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • The fight is less than three weeks away but junior featherweight titlist Leo Santa Cruz still does not have an opponent set to face him in his fourth defense on Jan. 17 (Showtime) at the MGM ...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  6. Kovalev, Pascal civil at news conference

    Dan Rafael

    Respect abounded on Monday as unified light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev and former champion Jean Pascal met head-to-head at a news conference to formally announce their fight on March 14 (HBO) at the Bell Centre in Montreal. "He's the b...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  7. Terence Crawford named ESPN.com fighter of the year

    Dan Rafael

    In 2013, lightweight Terence Crawford gave fight fans a glimpse of what was to come when he fearlessly moved up to junior welterweight to take an HBO-televised fight on short notice against dangerous puncher Breidis Prescott. While there were some on...

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2014
  8. Stevenson due back in April

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson's fourth title defense against Dmitry Sukhotsky on Friday night in Quebec City proved little other than to reinforce what we already know -- Stevenson, a southpaw, has awesome power in his left hand. He ...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  9. Who's the fighter of the year?

    Our experts debate whether Terence Crawford or Sergey Kovalev deserves to be 2014 ESPN.com fighter of the year...

    Page | Conversation
  10. WBC sets mandatories, pushes Floyd-Pac

    Dan Rafael

    The 52nd annual WBC convention is going on this week at the Mirage in Las Vegas, and while I have little use for the sanctioning organization -- one which regularly breaks its own rules -- one element of the convention is significant because it has a...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  11. Adonis Stevenson vows to stop Dmitry Sukhotsky

    Dan Rafael

    After a long layoff, light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson is back to defend his title in Quebec City.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  12. Kovalev-Pascal site set: Montreal

    Dan Rafael

    The site for the much-anticipated March 14 fight between light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev and former world champion Jean Pascal was announced on Wednesday: the Bell Centre in Montreal, Pascal's hometown. It was between Montreal and Quebec ...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  13. BWAA awards: And the nominees are...

    Dan Rafael

    As if last week wasn't busy enough in Las Vegas, where I shuttled between the Cosmopolitan and MGM Grand on Thursday, Friday and Saturday for coverage of both big shows - I hit both press conferences and weigh-ins and watched the early MGM bouts befo...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  14. Sergey Kovalev granted exception, clearing final hurdle for fight...

    Dan Rafael

    The final hurdle was cleared to the much anticipated fight between unified light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev and former world champion Jean Pascal on Friday as the IBF granted Kovalev an exception to his mandatory defense.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  15. Pascal focused on Bolonti

    Dan Rafael

    The day before light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev entered the ring to face Blake Caparello in August the fight took on even greater significance. That is because Kovalev had signed to face Bernard Hopkins in a Nov. 8 unification fight -- contin...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  16. Sergey Kovalev tentatively set to fight Jean Pascal

    Dan Rafael

    Unified light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev has repeatedly said he wants significant fights and now he has another one on tap -- a showdown with former champion Jean Pascal, by far the best available opponent.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2014
  17. Kovalev-Pascal under discussion

    Dan Rafael

    Following his one-sided thrashing of the great Bernard Hopkins in a three-belt light heavyweight unification fight on Nov. 8, Sergey Kovalev returned to his home in Los Angeles to meet his newborn son, Aleksandr. Kovalev was deep in training camp ...

    Blog | November 26, 2014