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  1. Fight card set for U.S. Cellular Field

    Dan Rafael

    Last August, light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara knocked out former titleholder Gabriel Campillo at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago in what was the main event of an entertaining card -- the first outdoor pro boxing event in Chicago since the S...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
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  3. Muhammad Ali's gloves used in first Sonny Liston fight sell at au...

    Dan Rafael

    The boxing gloves that Muhammad Ali wore when he won the world heavyweight championship for the first time sold at auction for $836,500 on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  4. Nevada announces 2014 HOF class

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announced its second induction class on Tuesday, headed by former heavyweight champions George Foreman and Evander Holyfield and the legendary former four-division champion Roberto Duran. In all, 18 people (13 living...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  5. Muhammad Ali gloves from first heavyweight title fight for sale

    Darren Rovell

    A pair of gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his first heavyweight championship fight have hit the auction block again.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  6. Boxing's distinguished history in the art of trash talking

    Nigel Collins

    From Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali to Bernard Hopkins and Floyd Mayweather Jr., boxing has enjoyed some of the best trash-talkers in sports. And you can add current heavyweight contender Tyson Fury to the list.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  7. Two sets of Muhammad Ali gloves each fetch $385K at auction

    Dan Rafael

    Two sets of gloves worn by Muhammad Ali each sold for $385,848 in bidding that concluded Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2012
  8. Angelo Dundee estate selling gloves from 2 Muhammad Ali fights

    Gloves from two of Muhammad Ali's biggest fights are among items being auctioned off by the estate of his former trainer, Angelo Dundee.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  9. Hundreds gather to celebrate Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday

    Muhammad Ali soaked in familiar cheers and chants along with a rendition of "Happy Birthday" on Saturday night as friends and admirers celebrated the boxing champ's coming 70th birthday at a party in his Kentucky hometown.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  10. Joe Frazier defined himself as a man long before he fought Ali

    Johnette Howard

    It's a mistake to define Joe Frazier through the prism of Muhammad Ali. He was his own man.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  11. Chuck Wepner finally recognized for 'Rocky' fame

    Eric Raskin

    The "Bayonne Bleeder" fought Muhammad Ali, inspired underdogs everywhere and launched the most famous sports film franchise ever. Meet Chuck Wepner, "The Real Rocky."

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  12. Boxing's history of not-so-fantastic finishes

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Howl all you want about Hopkins-Dawson, Mayweather-Ortiz and other stinkers of recent vintage, but boxing has a long-standing and storied tradition of fights ending in skeevy and unsatisfactory fashion.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  13. Honoring the greatest boxing upsets of all time

    Kieran Mulvaney

    On the 20th anniversary of the mother of all upsets -- Buster Douglas defeats Mike Tyson -- celebrates the most stunning outcomes in boxing history.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  14. Goulet remembered for mangling Ali-Liston anthem

    Robert Goulet is being remembered in this former mill city for mangling the lyrics to the national anthem before the Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight championship fight more than 30 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2007
  15. ESPN Classic Boxing

    ESPN Classic airs boxing weeknights at 8 pm and Midnight ET.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2005
  16. Laila Ali: A Star Like Her Daddy

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Laila Ali is already the best women's fighter, but can she do more?

    AssociateStory | August 19, 2003
  17. Inside the Tyson-Hawaii interview session

    Max Kellerman

    Mike Tyson isn't just crazy in the ring, he has his moments in private moments as well.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2002