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  1. Andrade loses one bout short of welterweight medal round

    World welterweight champion Demetrius Andrade sealed the U.S. team's worst-ever Olympic boxing performance when he lost 11-9 to South Korea's Kim Jungjoo in his quarterfinal bout on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  2. Kotelnik upsets Rees for portion of junior welterweight title

    Andreas Kotelnik stopped Gavin Rees in the 12th round of their junior lightweight title fight in London on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2008
  3. Cassamayor, Margarito both to fight on Cotto-Mosley card

    Former welterweight champion Antonio Margarito and WBC interim lightweight champion Joel Casamayor will be featured on the undercard of the Miguel Cotto-Shane Mosley WBA welterweight title fight on Nov. 10.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2007
  4. Leonard's memories the stuff of legends

    Allan Scotto

    Sugar Ray Leonard recalls his start in boxing in the early '70s, and quite frankly, the rest is history, MaxBoxing writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2006
  5. Thai fighter sent to Cuba to quit party lifestyle

    Thai boxing chiefs have sent Olympic champion Manus Boonjumong to Cuba in an almost penniless state to try to wean him off of his extravagant Bangkok lifestyle in time for the Asian Games.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2006
  6. Despite distractions, Hatton focusing on Maussa

    Dan Rafael

    Ricky Hatton is dueling with his former promoter Frank Warren. Still, Hatton is focused on unifying the 140-pound division Saturday against Carlos Maussa.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2005
  7. Cotto can also avenge Olympic loss

    Miguel Cotto will defend his title Saturday night in a 12-round bout at Madison Square Garden against the only man to beat him -- Muhammad Abdullaev of Uzbekistan.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2005
  8. Taylor being held on $5,000 bail

    PHILADELPHIA -- Meldrick Taylor, a 1984 Olympic gold medalist and former IBF junior welterweight champion, was arrested Monday and charged with attempted rape, two counts of assault, unlawful restraint, false imprisonment and reckless endangerment. ...

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2000
  9. Amir Khan sets his wish list

    Dan Rafael

    After weeks of discussion with various potential opponents and speculation from the media and fans, junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan on Saturday finalized his April 16 homecoming fight in Manchester, England, against European champion Paul McClo...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  10. Spaniards protest Lopez's semifinal win

    Two-time Olympic champion Steven Lopez of the United States won his third world taekwondo title Friday, capturing the welterweight gold medal with a 3-2 victory over Ali Tajik of Iran.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2005
  11. Light welter Peterson upsets Blain

    Light welterweight Lamont Peterson's upset victory over world champion Willy Blain led the United States to a 7-4 victory over France in amateur boxing on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2003
  12. De la Hoya-Mosley clash in welterweight showdown

    LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- Every so often a fight transcends a title. It happens Saturday night at the Staples Center when once-beaten Oscar de la Hoya puts his WBC welterweight title and reputation on the line against unbeaten former champion Shane Mo...

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2000
  13. Reid plans to shake up Trinidad

    LAS VEGAS -- David Reid knows the role the smart money has assigned him in his WBA super welterweight title defense against Felix Trinidad. He plans on playing a different part. "I will shock the world," the underdog champion said. "That's why I...

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2000