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SI.com: January in Review: Does Devon Alexander have the heart to match the hype?updated: Sat Feb 05 2011 20:52:00

PONTIAC, Mich. -- The look on Brandon Jacobs' face was a blend of anger, frustration and disbelief, the kind of expression the New York Giants' running back usually only gets after a late hit from a linebacker. The source of Jacobs' ire wasn't a cheap shot, though. It was Devon Alexander, who moments earlier had wriggled his way out of his 140-pound unification fight with Timothy Bradley after complaining about a cut over his eye.

SI.com: Richard O'Brien: Boxing highlights, lowlights in 2000supdated: Fri Dec 18 2009 12:48:00

BEST FIGHTER: Manny Pacquiao Pacquiao opened the decade as a 21-year-old, ex-WBC flyweight champion who owned a 27-2 record and had fought just three times outside his native Philippines. His final pre-2000s excursion resulted in a third-round knockout loss to Medgoen Sengsurat in Thailand in 1999. Today, Pacquiao (50-3-2 with 38 KOs overall; 23-1-2 with 20 KOs this decade) owns seven world titles in as many weight classes, and is quite possibly the finest fighter in the world, pound-for-pound.

Death of boxer Arturo Gatti ruled suicideupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 05:12:00

Brazilian authorities on Thursday ruled the death of former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti a suicide, according to local media reports.

'A senseless killing'updated: Tue Jul 28 2009 16:46:00

Former professional boxer Vernon Forrest's manager spoke with WXIA's Jennifer Leslie about the fighter's death.

Friends: Boxer 'didn't pull any punches' in lifeupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 16:46:00

Vernon "the Viper" Forrest was competitive, not merely in his title bouts as a boxing champion but in video games and card games as well, friends say.

SI.com: Jon Wertheim: Forrest was a classy professional, and his death is a blow to boxingupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 09:51:00

In the spring of 2002, Vernon Forrest and I sat in front of his television watching a DVD from his previous fight. A few months earlier, Forrest had unexpectedly beaten Shane Mosley to win the WBC welterweight belt. Forrest was training for a summer rematch, but had carved out time to entertain a stranger with a notepad for two days in Atlanta. As he replayed the win over Mosley, Forrest would pantomime his moves, cleaving the air with jabs and bobbing his head. Then he'd pause the DVD.

SI.com: Chris Mannix: Gatti had heart of a championupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 14:23:00

Arturo Gatti won't be remembered by anyone for his superior boxing skills. His name won't be recalled for the handful of titles he won over the course of a 16-year career. And, to be fair, Gatti won't be canonized as one of the greatest fighters in his weight class. But he will be remembered for one thing, something perhaps no fighter will ever be able to match.

'Thunder' Gatti revered by boxing fansupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 22:54:00

Arturo Gatti, who was found dead in a Brazilian hotel room in suspicious circumstances, is revered by boxing fans for his trilogy of thrilling and brutal fights with Micky "Irish" Ward.

Wife held in boxing champ's killing in Brazilupdated: Sun Jul 12 2009 20:20:00

Brazilian authorities detained the wife of former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti as a suspect in his killing, according to local reports.

SI.com: Richard O'Brien: Jack Dempsey tops boxing Thrill Listupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 13:08:00

These lists are not mere compilations of all-time bests in their respective sports but all-time bests at quickening the pulse and evoking a visceral response from those fortunate enough to have witnessed their artistry.

SI.com: Chris Mannix: Risky? Sure. But if Mayweather's smart, he'll take on Cotto nextupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 16:33:00

Four months. It took four whole months for me to break my first New Year's resolution, but I am about to do it. I'm going to write about Floyd Mayweather.

Emotional Mayweather set to retireupdated: Sun Nov 05 2006 11:32:00

Floyd Mayweather Jr. outclassed Carlos Baldomir to win the WBC welterweight championship on Saturday before saying he would retire after one more fight.

Baldomir retains welterweight beltupdated: Sun Jul 23 2006 08:50:00

Carlos Baldomir retained his WBC welterweight title by stopping Arturo Gatti on a technical knockout in the ninth round in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday.

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