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  1. Thompson-Solis II postponed as Odlanier Solis injures ankle

    Dan Rafael

    The heavyweight rematch between former world title challengers Tony Thompson and Odlanier Solis, scheduled to take place Oct. 18 in Dusseldorf, Germany, has been postponed, it was announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  2. Rios-Alvarado III possible

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado are 1-1 in their two hellacious fight of the year contenders. A rubber match to settle the score is a must, and Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com that he hopes t...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. Thompson, Solis set for rematch

    Dan Rafael

    On March 22, veteran heavyweight contender Tony Thompson pulled an upset when he outpointed Odlanier Solis by split decision in Turkey, the home country of Solis promoter Ahmet Oner, whose considerable juice there obviously didn't help his man get th...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. Thompson headed back to Europe

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tony Thompson has always gone by the nickname "The Tiger," but he might to try "Road Warrior" on for size. The 42-year-old two-time world title challenger from Washington, D.C., is once again headed to Europe for a fight when...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  5. Thompson has eyes on Fury

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tony Thompson of Washington, D.C. twice shocked David Price, the rising British prospect, with back-to-back knockouts last year in Price's hometown of Liverpool. He would love a chance to do the same to Tyson Fury, another un...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  6. Scorecard: Heavyweight Tony Thompson easily handles Odlanier Soli...

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-time heavyweight world title challenger Tony Thompson resurrected his career once again as he handed the ultra disappointing Odlanier Solis a clear loss in Turkey on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  7. Solis, Thompson need wins

    Dan Rafael

    It seems there is finally some movement in the heavyweight division as the contenders are facing each other. Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola will square off in a May 10 rematch for a vacant title. Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora are fighting a re...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  8. Thompson, Solis to meet in March

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweights Tony Thompson and Odlanier Solis have both fought for a world title and come up short. Now they are going to fight each other in the hopes that a victory will move them a step closer to another shot. Promoter Ahmet Oner, who promotes ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  9. Another trainer change for Price

    Dan Rafael

    In mid-October, highly regarded British heavyweight prospect David Price, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist at super heavyweight, announced he had switched trainers, leaving longtime cornerman Franny Smith to work with Adam Booth, who has had success wi...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  10. David Price to make comeback Dec. 14 vs. Evgeny Orlov

    Dan Rafael

    British heavyweight David Price, trying to rebuild his career after back-to-back upset knockout losses to American contender Tony Thompson this year, will make his comeback on Dec. 14.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  11. Price signs with new promoter

    Dan Rafael

    Last month, British heavyweight hopeful David Price, in an effort to reinvigorate his career after back-to-back upset knockout losses to American contender Tony Thompson this year, teamed up with trainer Adam Booth. On Monday, Price made another big ...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  12. David Price tabs trainer Booth

    Dan Rafael

    British heavyweight David Price, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist, was viewed by many as a future star in a division that is much in need of one. But then came shocking back-to-back knockout losses to American Tony Thompson, in the second round in Febr...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  13. Surveying the American heavyweight scene

    Dan Rafael

    Despite the dominance in the heavyweight division by titlists Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko, who campaign almost exclusively in Europe, the American scene within the division is as promising as it has been in a decade.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  14. Scorecard: Jhonny Gonzalez KOs Abner Mares in stirring upset

    Dan Rafael

    Jhonny Gonzalez wasn't merely more fodder for Abner Mares' undefeated run, but neither was he given much chance to win Saturday. With virtually one punch, though, the former featherweight titlist climbed back on top of the division.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  15. Pulev set for eliminator vs. Thompson

    Dan Rafael

    Bulgarian heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev is one win away from getting a shot at the title when he meets veteran American contender Tony Thompson. They square off in a final eliminator on Saturday in Schwerin, Germany with the winner becoming a...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  16. Tony Thompson-Kubrat Pulev winner to get heavyweight title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tony Thompson has had two shots at the heavyweight championship and would like a third, while Kubrat Pulev is just looking for his first opportunity. One of them will get their wish when they meet in a final title eliminator Aug. 24.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013