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  1. Virgil Hill Jr. ready to make professional boxing debut

    A son of Hall of Fame North Dakota boxer Virgil Hill has traded in his baseball glove for boxing gloves and is set to make his professional debut.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  2. Mayfield signs with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight Karim Mayfield of San Francisco caused a stir when he got into a shouting match and near-physical confrontation with unified titleholder Danny Garcia and his father/trainer Angel Garcia in the media center during Floyd Mayweather ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. Arturo Gatti's inclusion in Hall of Fame was well deserved

    Dan Rafael

    With the 2012 class of the International Boxing Hall of Fame recently announced, Dan Rafael shared his ballot, including reasons why the late action star Arturo Gatti deserved his induction.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  4. Arturo Gatti, Virgil Hill, Mills Lane elected to Boxing Hall of F...

    Arturo "Thunder" Gatti didn't live to see his finest day.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  5. Arturo Gatti, Henry Maske among Boxing Hall nominees for 2013 cla...

    Dan Rafael

    Two-division titleholder Arturo Gatti, and light heavyweight champion rivals Virgil Hill and Henry Maske are the newcomers to year's International Boxing Hall of Fame ballot.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  6. Scorecard: Mayorga-Vargas lives up to its billing

    Dan Rafael

    What do you get when a pair of hard-hitting, past-their-prime veterans clash? An all-action slugfest, writes Dan Rafael.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2007
  7. Unanimous decision for Arslan leaves Hill, 43, thinking retiremen...

    Firat Arslan took away Virgil Hill's WBA cruiserweight title Saturday, battering the 43-year-old American with lefts in a unanimous decision.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2007
  8. Scorecard: Old-timers Maske and Hill put on a yawner

    Dan Rafael

    Henry Maske and Virgil Hill might have had the right stuff a decade ago when they faced each other but, with each fighter over 40, their fight this past weekend induced a little nostalgia and a whole lot of yawning, writes Dan Rafael in his weekend wrap-up.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2007
  9. Former IBF champ returns to beat Hill

    Ten years after his last fight, former IBF champion Henry Maske unanimously outpointed Virgil Hill -- the only fighter to ever beat the German.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2007
  10. Maske ending 10-year retirement against Hill

    Former IBF champion Henry Maske will end a 10-year retirement Saturday against Virgil Hill, the only fighter ever to beat the German.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2007
  11. Battle of 42-year-olds: Virgil Hill says he'll fight Maske

    Virgil Hill says he has negotiated a deal to fight Henry Maske in Germany, probably in January.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2006
  12. Hill outpoints Brudov, regains cruiserweight belt at 42

    Dan Rafael

    Virgil Hill looked like a younger fighter Friday night as he outboxed Valery Brudov to win a vacant cruiserweight belt in Atlantic City.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2006
  13. Hill to fight Brudov for WBA cruiserweight title Jan. 27

    Virgil Hill is scheduled to fight Valery Brudov in Atlantic City, N.J., for the World Boxing Association cruiserweight title on Jan. 27.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2005
  14. Hill, Brudov to square off in St. Louis on Sept. 30

    Virgil Hill will come out of retirement to face undefeated Russian Valery Brudov, the No. 1 contender, for the vacant WBA world cruiserweight title Sept. 30 in St. Louis.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2005
  15. Hill to fight Brudov for WBA cruiserweight title

    On Sept. 30 in St. Louis, former champion Virgil Hill, 41, returns to the ring after a one-year break to fight unbeaten Valery Brudov for the vacant WBA cruiserweight title.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2005
  16. Manager says Hill could return for another bout

    North Dakota boxer Virgil Hill will return to the ring after he recovers from knee surgery, his manager said.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2005