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  1. Gennady Golovkin: 'It's going to be a very big fight'

    Brian Campbell

    Gennady Golovkin will get that chance to show his talent on Saturday when he defends his belt against former 160-pound titlist Daniel Geale at New York's Madison Square Garden

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  2. Miguel Cotto still has it

    Brian Campbell

    NEW YORK -- After a surprising, dramatic and one-sided bout in front of a rapturous Madison Square Garden crowd in which Miguel Cotto captured the world middleweight championship from Sergio Martinez, here are five things we learned: 1. Miguel Cot...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  3. '12 Days': Martinez-Golovkin

    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 21, 2013
  4. Golovkin wants the best; Froch next?

    Brian Campbell

    There might be nothing more avoided in boxing than the acquisition of the title "boxing's most avoided fighter." It might not be rain on your wedding day, but it's still plenty ironic. Don't you think? Unbeaten middleweight titlist Gennady Golo...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  5. Expect boxing's banner year to get better?

    Brian Campbell

    So let's be real with each other about boxing in 2013: Like a no-hitter through seven innings, this year shouldn't be celebrated too early. Can't be too careful to avoid jinxing anything to do with this cruel and unpredictable sport. But ... this ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  6. Boxing's top 10 makeable fights

    Brian Campbell

    Fight fans who are accustomed to getting the business end of boxing have been lucky lately. And these fights -- the best of the sport's makeable matchups -- could keep the hot streak alive.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  7. We're still learning whether Golovkin can fly

    Brian Campbell

    Despite what you hear and read, there's a very good chance middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin might actually be human. You wouldn't necessarily know that, however, by listening to boxing experts -- this one included -- who unleash a gluttony o...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  8. Top 10 fighters we love to watch

    Brian Campbell

    In boxing, just as in all sports, there's nothing quite like a fresh set of rankings to stir debate and help bring order to the subject at hand. We use pound-for-pound rankings as a method of classifying the best and most skillful fighters regardl...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  9. Murray realistic, but still believes in upset

    Brian Campbell

    There may not be a more respectful term that can be used to label a boxer than to call him an honest fighter. Typically the term has dual meanings, addressing either a fighter's proclivity to speak a refreshing level of truth when hit with piercin...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  10. Golovkin stays busy but ready for true test

    Brian Campbell

    If you ever believed it was impossible to look impressive doing something that's widely expected of you, check out Gennady Golovkin's performance Saturday in Monaco. In what amounted to a stay-busy fight against veteran Nobuhiro Ishida at the Sall...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  11. Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s power is a trip

    Brian Campbell

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is calling all the shots -- except for how we'll remember him after he's gone. Will he use his new Showtime deal to finally validate the legacy he says he has already earned?

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  12. Golovkin welcomes any foe, aims to thrill

    Brian Campbell

    The more that middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin succeeds in his quest to conquer America, the more imminent danger it poses to any boxer within a stone's throw of contention at 160 pounds. The unbeaten Golovkin has knocked out 21 of his first ...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  13. Kelly Pavlik: 'I'm going to make this happen'

    Brian Campbell

    Former middleweight champ Kelly Pavlik says his troubles are behind him and there is more world-class boxing in front of him -- including, he hopes, another shot at a title.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  14. Has Sergio Martinez's day finally arrived?

    Brian Campbell

    Last Saturday night, in the cool desert air of El Paso, Texas, middleweight champion Sergio Martinez just might have enjoyed his biggest victory to date in a fight that he wasn't even a part of. When fellow 160-pound titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr....

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  15. Sergio Martinez's run of destruction has left him with few potent...

    Brian Campbell

    Is it possible to be too good? Maybe not, but middleweight champion Sergio Martinez's recent run of destruction has left him with a dwindling (and ducking?) handful of suitable foes.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011