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  1. Floyd Mayweather Jr. voted Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year...

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr., who dominated both of his world title fights in two different weight divisions in 2013, was voted winner of the Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year award on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  2. Merchant, Sheridan: Together at last

    Dan Rafael

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- One of the best parts of hitting the road to cover fights is getting a chance to spend time with old friends in the business. That was the case Saturday morning when I had breakfast at the fight hotel with two broadcasting legends...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  3. Robinson, the original P4P king

    Dan Rafael

    Some fighters like to say they are the greatest of all time. And then there's Sugar Ray Robinson, who is widely revered as boxing's all-time greatest fighter. SRR was so good that the term "pound-for-pound" was coined as a way to compare the relat...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  4. Nonito Donaire captures BWAA fighter of year honors

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titleholder Nonito Donaire, who had a dominant 2012 campaign, was voted Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year in balloting results announced on Sunday by the Boxing Writers Association of America.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2013
  5. Boxing new to Mitchell, not Banks

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Seth Mitchell didn't grow up around boxing like Johnathon Banks, his opponent on Saturday night (HBO, 10 ET/PT) at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., did. Mitchell was a high school football star and then a linebacker at Michigan S...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  6. Carmen Basilio, who beat Sugar Ray Robinson, dies at 85

    Dan Rafael

    Carmen Basilio, a genial onion farmer's son who wrested the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957 and lost an equally epic, razor-edge rematch six months later, died Wednesday at age 85.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012