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  1. George Groves to fight Christopher Rebrasse in London on Sept. 20...

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight contender George Groves is not dwelling on his knockout loss to Carl Froch in their super middleweight title rematch. He's getting right back to work.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  2. Joshua expects test from Skelton

    Dan Rafael

    Through six professional fights England's Anthony Joshua, the 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist, has fought six marshmallows. And knocked them all out. Easily. Inside two rounds. He has yet to have a moment of real competition as a pro....

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  3. Heavyweight Zhang Zhilei to make pro debut on Aug. 8

    Dan Rafael

    Chinese amateur Zhang Zhilei, who claimed the Olympic super heavyweight silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze medals at the 2007 and 2009 amateur world championships, will make his pro debut Aug. 8 in Fallon, Nevada.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  4. News & notes: Rios, Glazkov, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • The Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves welterweight fight on Aug. 2 (HBO) now has a site: The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. • Former super middleweight titleholder Robert Stieglitz (46-4, 26 KOs) ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  5. Carl Froch knocks out George Groves in rematch to retain title

    Dan Rafael

    Carl Froch knocked out British rival George Groves in the eighth round Saturday to retain his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles in a rematch in front of 80,000 fans at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  6. Carl Froch, George Groves have something to prove

    Dan Rafael

    Carl Froch wants to prove his win over Groves was earned fairly and squarely, while Groves seeks revenge after the controversial loss last year.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  7. It's make or break for DeGale

    Dan Rafael

    The big fight Saturday in London is the much-anticipated rematch between unified super middleweight titlist Carl Froch and British countryman George Groves. A crowd of some 80,000 is expected at Wembley Stadium. But while Froch and Groves take cen...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  8. Groves signs with Sauerland

    Dan Rafael

    Barely two weeks before super middleweight contender George Groves of England challenges unified titleholder and countryman Carl Froch in a highly anticipated rematch on May 31 (HBO) at Wembley Stadium in London, he signed with German promoter Sauerl...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  9. Joshua added to May 31 undercard

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua, the 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist, is 5-0 with all of his wins coming by knockout. Each of the fights were scheduled for six rounds, but that made no difference because Joshua won all of them by kno...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  10. Gennady Golovkin to defend middleweight title on July 26 at Madis...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin will defend his title on July 26 at Madison Square Garden, probably against former titleholder Daniel Geale of Australia.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  11. Abraham-P. Smith on tap for fall?

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight titlist Arthur Abraham will probably be paying close attention to how Paul Smith performs in his stay-busy fight with designated patsy David Sarabia on Saturday at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales. If Smith (34-3, 19 KOs),...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  12. Injured Samir off Friday's card

    Dan Rafael

    When super middleweight Bastie Samir turned pro after representing Ghana in the 2008 Olympics he looked like a serious prospect. But then came some layoffs, immigration issues and a 2011 draw against a low-level opponent. Samir's stock dropped aft...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  13. Chavez wants GGG, not extension

    Dan Rafael

    The likely demise of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Gennady Golovkin fight comes down to what Chavez manager Billy Keane said was Top Rank's "far beneath market value" offer to Chavez. Middleweight titlist Golovkin was supposed to move up to super mid...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  14. Contract snag stalls Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Gennady Golovkin talk...

    Dan Rafael

    A showdown between super middleweight contender Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin is all but dead, the promoters for each fighter told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  15. Former super middleweight titleholder Mikkel Kessler has decided ...

    Dan Rafael

    After contemplating retirement for a year, Mikkel Kessler is back. Last May, the former super middleweight titleholder lost a hard-fought title unification battle by decision to Carl Froch. After taking a year off, he has decided to return.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  16. Abraham wants Sturm showdown

    Dan Rafael

    In Germany, a showdown between super middleweight titlist Arthur Abraham and middleweight titleholder Felix Sturm would be huge business. It's a fight the fans there have wanted for years and Abraham is now also interested. In his first defense si...

    Blog | May 06, 2014