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  1. Burns to make United States bow against Figueroa

    Ricky Burns has been handed the chance to revive his career in the United States with a clash against fellow former world champion Omar Figueroa

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2015
  2. Garcia's non-title bout approved

    Dan Rafael

    Junior welterweight world champion Danny Garcia will engage in his second non-title fight in a row when he takes on titleholder Lamont Peterson on April 11 (NBC) in a fight due to take place at 143 pounds. Garcia also has not made a mandatory defense...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  3. Canelo Alvarez to fight James Kirkland, Golden Boy Promotions pre...

    Dan Rafael

    Former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez has signed on to face slugger James Kirkland, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  4. Muhammad Ali released from hospital after receiving follow-up car...

    Dan Rafael

    Muhammad Ali has been released from a hospital after receiving follow-up care for urinary tract infection.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2015
  5. Antonio Tarver trying to lure David Haye back into the ring as he...

    Antonio Tarver, the former light heavyweight title holder and 'Rocky Balboa' star is trying to lure David Haye back into the ring

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2014
  6. Tarver hoping to lure Haye into ring

    Dan Rafael

    After 46-year-old Antonio Tarver, the former light heavyweight world champion now trying to make a go of it as a heavyweight, scored a nice knockout of Johnathon Banks on Dec. 11, he repeated his goal, which is to become the oldest heavyweight champi...

    Blog | December 27, 2014
  7. Tyson Fury to fight Christian Hammer on Feb. 28 in London

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury will meet Christian Hammer on Feb. 28 in London.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2014
  8. Kovalev-Pascal site set: Montreal

    Dan Rafael

    The site for the much-anticipated March 14 fight between light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev and former world champion Jean Pascal was announced on Wednesday: the Bell Centre in Montreal, Pascal's hometown. It was between Montreal and Quebec ...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  9. Tyson Fury to fight Feb. 28, risk mandatory challenger status vs....

    Dan Rafael

    British heavyweight contender Tyson Fury will risk his status as a mandatory challenger for world champion Wladimir Klitschko by fighting Feb. 28 at the O2 Arena in London.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  10. Sergey Kovalev granted exception, clearing final hurdle for fight...

    Dan Rafael

    The final hurdle was cleared to the much anticipated fight between unified light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev and former world champion Jean Pascal on Friday as the IBF granted Kovalev an exception to his mandatory defense.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  11. Tarver not worried about rust

    Dan Rafael

    When heavyweight Antonio Tarver, the former light heavyweight world champion, faces Johnathon Banks in a 10-round bout in Thursday's ESPN2 boxing special (10 p.m. ET) it will be his first fight in a more than a year. Despite the long layoff, Tarve...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  12. Pulev can win only one of Klitschko's belts

    Dan Rafael

    Lineal heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko, who also owns three of the major alphabet titles, will put them all on the line when he makes his mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev on Saturday (HBO, 4:45 p.m. ET/PT) at the O2 World arena in...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  13. Cotto-Canelo talks on track

    Dan Rafael

    The inevitable showdown between middleweight world champion Miguel Cotto and former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez looms as boxing's biggest fight in the non-Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao category. And unlike Mayweather-Pacquiao, it...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  14. Andrzej Fonfara fights Doudou Ngumbu; keeps an eye on Adonis Stev...

    Dan Rafael

    Light heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara's goal is clear: He wants a rematch with world champion Adonis Stevenson. Fonfara was a massive underdog when he challenged Stevenson for the title on May 24 in Stevenson's hometown of Montreal. What most expected ...

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  15. Gonzalez's first flyweight defense on tap

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Flyweight world champion Roman Gonzalez (40-0, 34 KOs), who won an alphabet title and the lineal championship via his ninth-round knockout of Japan's Akira Yaegashi on Sept. 5 in Tokyo, is r...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  16. Floyd Mayweather Jr. sued by sons of former champion Hasim Rahman...

    Dan Rafael

    The sons of former heavyweight world champion Hasim Rahman are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr., Mayweather Promotions and Showtime on a variety of charges stemming from the infamous sparring sessions televised on the network's "All Access" reality series.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2014