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  1. Alexander, Porter on amateur fight

    Dan Rafael

    Plenty of fighters who meet in the pro ranks have seen each other in the ring before as amateurs. A famous example from my time on the boxing beat was the late Vernon Forrest and Shane Mosley. Forrest beat Mosley twice in welterweight world title ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  2. Second man found guilty in 2009 shooting death of boxing champ Ve...

    A Georgia jury has found a man guilty of murder in the death of former professional boxing champion Vernon Forrest.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  3. Boxing: Saul Alvarez proves worth by blasting through Carlos Bald...

    Dan Rafael

    Saul Alvarez proved he's the real deal by doing what fighters like Floyd Mayweather and Vernon Forrest could not: He stopped Carlos Baldomir.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  4. The heartbreaking past year in boxing has prompted questions abou...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    It's been a brutal year in the world of boxing. Four high-profile fighters -- Alexis Arguello, Arturo Gatti, Vernon Forrest and Edwin Valero -- have died in the past 10 months, prompting questions about the culture of the sport.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2010
  5. Shooting suspect in Vernon Forrest's death denied bail

    A judge has denied bond for a 30-year-old man charged in the killing of ex-boxing champion Vernon Forrest.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009
  6. Third suspect arrested for murder of ex-boxing champ Vernon Forre...

    A 30-year-old man who authorities say was wearing a wig when he was arrested was charged Wednesday night in the robbery and shooting death of ex-boxing champion Vernon Forrest.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2009
  7. Alleged getaway driver in Vernon Forrest shooting waives court ap...

    The man police say was the getaway driver after former championship boxer Vernon Forrest was shot to death has waived his first court appearance in Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2009
  8. Man charged with murder in death of Vernon Forrest; another arres...

    A 20-year-old Atlanta man was charged Tuesday with murder in the shooting death of ex-boxing champion Vernon Forrest.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2009
  9. Slain boxer Vernon Forrest remembered for good deeds

    Three-time boxing champion Vernon Forrest was remembered Monday by some 1,500 friends, family and fellow athletes as a soft-spoken, modest competitor defined more by his work helping others than his victories in the ring.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2009
  10. The murder of Vernon Forrest is another sad chapter regarding ath...

    Jemele Hill

    The saddest part about Vernon Forrest's murder is he might still be alive if he hadn't chased his attacker with a gun.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2009
  11. Video of Vernon Forrest shooting released by Atlanta police

    Atlanta police have released video that they hope will help them find as many as four suspects involved in the robbery and killing of former boxing champion Vernon Forrest.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2009
  12. Antonio Margarito is still running with wrong crowd

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts … • If Antonio Margarito wants to get his boxing license back in the United States, he sure is going about it the wrong way. While I was watching Top Rank's "Latin Fury 10" pay-per-view Saturday night, I ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 29, 2009
  13. Funeral for former champion Vernon Forrest scheduled for Monday

    A funeral is scheduled Monday for former boxing champion Vernon Forrest, who was killed in an attempted robbery over the weekend.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2009
  14. Vernon Forrest's impact felt beyond the ring

    Dan Rafael

    Driven and skilled inside the ring, Vernon Forrest may have been even more dedicated to others outside the ropes. Boxing never gave him quite the recognition he deserved, but those who knew Forrest best won't soon forget his compassion and character.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2009
  15. Police: Slain boxer Forrest exchanged gunfire

    Atlanta police say former boxing champion Vernon Forrest exchanged gunfire with robbery suspects before being shot to death.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2009
  16. Former world champion boxer Vernon Forrest killed in Atlanta shoo...

    Dan Rafael

    Recent WBC junior middleweight champion Vernon Forrest was shot and killed Saturday night during an attempted carjacking, WSB Radio in Atlanta has reported, citing a police spokesman.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2009