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  1. Loss to Ouma a springboard for Powell

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Sechew Powell has learned from his Aug. 6 loss to Kassim Ouma. He's more focused for Saturday's junior middleweight matchup vs. Ishe Smith.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2007
  2. Feliciano upsets Phillips on Friday Night Fights

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Jesse Feliciano worked, worked, and worked his way to an entertaining ten-round majority decision win over Vince Phillips at The Roxy in Boston on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2006
  3. Objectivity is one thing; Ali is another

    Thomas Gerbasi

    This month in Louisville, Ky., the Muhammad Ali Center opens. It will provide another chance for Ali to mesmerize and move the masses.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2005
  4. A Hero's Return

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Although boxing would survive with or without Trinidad, it is nice to have him back, as he is a no-nonsense fighter in a sport full of nonsense.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2004
  5. Sharmba Mitchell: Making Noise to Get Back

    Thomas Gerbasi

    More than anything, Sharmba wants to rule at junior welter, where it's Kostya Tszyu's rule.

    AssociateStory | November 20, 2002
  6. McCline betters Briggs; Tapia claims another title

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Johnny Tapia applied pressure throughout the 12 rounds of his IBF featherweight bout with Manuel Medina on Saturday night and became a world champion in a third weight class with the majority decision in The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2002
  7. K-1 life renews Mercer's love of boxing

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Humbled by his brief kickboxing career, Ray Mercer's love of boxing is renewed. A father of nine fighting at 44, Mercer says money is not the sole motivation.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2005
  8. 'Enjoy me while I'm here'

    Thomas Gerbasi

    The clock is ticking on Bernard Hopkins, but at 40, he's still on top of his game.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2005
  9. Rahman out to reign again

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman is staying busy, awaiting his next shot at the title.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2004
  10. Hopkins is all about business

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Bernard Hopkins will look like Bill Gates if he eventually goes on to beat Oscar De La Hoya.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2004
  11. 'Winky' readies himself for big chance

    Thomas Gerbasi

    'Winky' Wright has waited a long time for a big-time opportunity. In Shane Mosley, he has one.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2004
  12. 'Winky' readies himself for big chance

    Thomas Gerbasi

    'Winky' Wright has waited a long time for a big-time opportunity. In Shane Mosley, he has one.

    AssociateStory | February 19, 2004
  13. Pound-for-pound contest heats up

    Thomas Gerbasi

    With the world's two best fighters battling it out in successive weeks, lightweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. fired the opening salvo in the pound-for-pound wars at Roy Jones Jr. with a devastating 7th round stoppage of Phillip Ndou Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2003
  14. Hamed, the forgotten featherweight

    Thomas Gerbasi

    While Barrera and Kelley go to war, has anyone seen Prince Naseem Hamed lately?

    AssociateStory | April 10, 2003
  15. Rahman's return has new focus

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Everyone's talking about Holyfield, but this is a must-win fight for Hasim Rahman.

    AssociateStory | May 22, 2002