Ron Borges reports in the Boston Globe that heavyweight John Ruiz has fired longtime manager Norman “Stoney” Stone. Stone’s act has apparently grown old for Ruiz and those around him.

The Press Association in the UK bestows its British and World boxing awards for 2005.

The Canadian Press has an interesting roundup of Canadian fighters. Joachim Alcine, in particular, is reportedly one to keep an eye out for.

Looking ahead to 2006, the BBC considers what the new year might have in store for the top British fighters. Writing for the El Paso Times,’s Matt Aguilar lists the best 5 fights to look foward to in the new year. We can only hope.

Here at the George Kimball unearths a conspiracy involving Don King, George Bush and Saddam Hussein.

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