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  1. Russian, Ukrainian teams to compete in World Series of Boxing

    Russian and Ukrainian boxing teams will compete as scheduled in the World Series of Boxing quarterfinals despite tensions between the countries.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
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  3. Cuba breaking half-century ban on pro boxing

    Cuba is breaking a five-decade ban on professional boxing and joining an international semipro league. Fighters will compete for sponsored teams, box without protective headgear and earn $1,000 to $3,000 a month.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  4. Internal boxing probe rejects Olympic fix claim

    The integrity of Olympic boxing's governing body has been upheld by its inquiry into allegations of a bribery plot, according to the organization's president on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  5. World Series Game 6 like an epic fight

    Dan Rafael

    Your random thoughts ... • Game 6 of the World Series on Thursday night -- when the Cardinals made an amazing comeback against the Rangers to win on David Freese's walk-off homer in the 11th inning, after twice being down to their fi...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  6. Amateur boxing governing body says seedings criticism 'cheap shot...

    Amateur boxing's governing body says "insinuations" that a new seeding system at the World Championships favors Azerbaijan is a "cheap shot."

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  7. World Series of Boxing to air on Versus

    The fledgling World Series of Boxing has landed a domestic television outlet, inking a deal for 30 tape-delayed shows on Versus.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2010
  8. World Series of Boxing offers amateurs salary, shot at Olympics

    A handful of U.S. boxers have agreed to participate in the World Series of Boxing, a newly formed league set to launch in November that allows fighters to compete in a modified pro setup and still maintain their Olympic eligibility.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2010
  9. Judah calls for immediate rematch with Tszyu

    Doug Fischer

    As if watching the Yankees get crushed by the Diamondbacks 15-2 in the sixth game of the World Series last night wasn't bad enough for New York sports fans, they had to hear about their homeboy Zab Judah getting knocked silly in the second round of a

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2001
  10. Lewis disgraces division ... again

    Tim Graham

    Lennox Lewis' demise signals a brutal era in heavyweight boxing.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2001
  11. Holyfield-Lewis more problem than solution

    Tim Graham

    Thinking of watching Lewis-Holyfield II? ESPN.com's Tim Graham writes you're just being tricked by Don King and others again.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 1999
  12. Matthysse looks to get back on track

    Dan Rafael

    In 2012 and for most of 2013, junior welterweight slugger Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse was all but untouchable against a series of good opponents. Many viewed him as the best 140-pound fighter in the world and he was the favorite when he squared ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  13. Juan Manuel Marquez to fight Mike Alvarado on May 17

    Dan Rafael

    When Mexican star Juan Manuel Marquez was an unknown fighter on the way up in the 1990s, he was a regular on cards at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., once a boxing hotbed.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  14. Barry Tompkins recalls his memorable calls

    Brian Campbell

    Barry Tompkins, best known to boxing fans as the voice of HBO World Championship Boxing during the 1980s (and later with ESPN's Top Rank Boxing series) has authored some of boxing's most memorable calls.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  15. For Jesse Brinkley, it's better late than never

    Graham Houston

    Former "Contender" contestant Jesse Brinkley finally gets his big chance against 168-pound champ Lucian Bute in Montreal on Friday. Is he ready to make the most of it?

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  16. Brooklyn arena positioned to host boxing events

    Golden Boy Promotions has signed a strategic agreement to bring at least 12 boxing shows per year to the New Jersey Nets' future home in Brooklyn.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2010
  17. Super Six: Who do you like?

    Dan Rafael

    So just who is the favorite to win Showtime's Super Six World Boxing Classic, the modified round-robin tournament involving six elite super middleweights that will play out over the next 18 months or so and hopefully give us a series of outstand...

    Blog | October 15, 2009