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The top 10 strangest endings to a boxing match

George Gigney rounds up the weirdest conclusions to a prizefight

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Frank Bruno vs Oliver McCall: behind the scenes

On the 20th anniversary of Frank Bruno vs Oliver McCall, Matt Christie speaks to some key figures from the fight

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Lennox Lewis undisputed king of heavyweights in the 1990s

In this second instalment of my four-part series examining the heavyweights who ruled boxing in the 1990s I will focus on Englishman Lennox Lewis.

In Round 1, I looked at American Riddick Bowe. 1,615 more words

Fight Game

Klitschko Takes On Former Sparring Partner Pianeta - Fight Preview

IBF, WBA, WBO, IBO and ‘The Ring Magazine’ World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko takes on undefeated challenger and his former sparring partner, Francesco Pianeta, on Saturday night at the SAP-Arena, Mannheim, Germany. 457 more words


Low Key Defense--Wladimir Klitschko vs Francesco Pianeta

Wladimir Klitschko defends his myriad collection of championship titles against Francesco Pianeta Saturday, May 4th at SAP-Arena, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

On paper, it would seem Wlad is taking a breather against Pianeta, but any fighter measuring in at 6-5, 240lbs is hardly the kind of breather most folks would wish to have any part of. 519 more words

Heavyweight: 2012, May 21-27

Last week saw a lot of meaningful activity in the division.  First up, on Wednesday, was formerly-ranked undefeated Italian Francesco Pianeta, who won an average 10-round decision against serviceable 47-year-old gatekeeper Oliver McCall.  1,435 more words

Heavyweight: 2012, May 14-20

Juan Carlos Gomez won an eight-round decision on the Arslan-Alexeev card on Friday.  I stand corrected, as I thought there was little chance the oft-inactive Gomez would actually be fighting just three weeks after his last win when I saw that he was scheduled to fight an opponent to be announced.  1,229 more words