1. To the Max: Why Billy Joe Saunders Cannot Afford to Slip Up in His Title Defence

    After aiming for the stars (of the middleweight division), WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders has ended up falling back down to earth with a bump. A bump named Max Bursak...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 2,644 reads 21 comments

  2. Early Returns Show Antonio Margarito's Comeback Is a Big Mistake

    The Tijuana Tornado is back, though these days he looks more like a brief gust of wind than the ferocious stalker who won three welterweight world titles not too long ago...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 3 months ago 22,009 reads 8 comments

  3. The Top Priority for Boxing's Biggest Stars in the Rest of 2016

    Professional boxing is a business. And in business, no great success is achieved without an agenda. Making the right fights, at the right time, can have a tremendous impact on a fighter's continued marketability and overall legacy...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 11,232 reads 73 comments

  4. Terry Flanagan vs. Derry Mathews: A Breakdown Ahead of the Fight in Liverpool

    After a false start in February, Terry Flanagan will defend his WBO lightweight title against fellow Englishman Derry Mathews on March 12. Despite being the challenger, Mathews has home advantage for the bout at the Echo Arena in Liverpool...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 1,751 reads 2 comments

  5. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of March 6

    Well, that was an interesting weekend for combat sports. We break with tradition here a bit this week and discuss some MMA—only as it relates to a boxer you may have heard of named Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 3 months ago 15,667 reads 45 comments

  6. Antonio Margarito vs. Jorge Paez Jr.: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction

    After a four-plus-year absence from boxing, Antonio Margarito (39-8, 27 KOs) returned to the ring Saturday night in Mexico with a unanimous-decision win over Jorge Paez Jr. (39-8-2)...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 9,441 reads 12 comments

  7. Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson: Winner, Recap and Reaction

    It wasn't the thrilling and impressive performance most expected, but WBA interim heavyweight champion Luis "King Kong" Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) defeated Tony "The Tiger" Thompson (40-7) via sixth-round knockout Saturday night in Washington, D...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 5,386 reads 9 comments

  8. Lucas Browne vs. Ruslan Chagaev: Winner, Recap and Reaction

    Lucas "Big Daddy" Browne made history on Saturday, becoming the first Australian fighter to claim the WBA heavyweight world title when he defeated Ruslan Chagaev in a match in Grozny, Chechnya...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 3 months ago 16,271 reads 14 comments

  9. Julian Williams vs. Marcello Matano: Preview, Prediction for Showtime Card

    Showtime returns to one of the best boxing venues in the Northeast this weekend, when it presents a tripleheader on Saturday night from the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 2,847 reads 1 comments

  10. Sam Eggington vs. Bradley Skeete: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Sam Eggington puts his British and Commonwealth titles on the line when he faces fellow welterweight Bradley Skeete in Birmingham, England, on Saturday...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 573 reads 0 comments

  11. 10 Years After: Recalling the Night Joe Calzaghe Took Jeff Lacy to School

    Joe Calzaghe ’s career CV includes some famous victims. The Welshman claimed the vacant WBO super middleweight title by beating Chris Eubank in 1997, kicking off a long ...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 4,542 reads 18 comments

  12. Why Allowing Professional Boxers to Compete in the Olympics Is a Dangerous Idea

    It’s an idea so ridiculous, so bad and so dangerous that it boggles the mind that someone out there was stupid enough to think it up, much less believe it was a good idea...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 3 months ago 7,474 reads 25 comments

  13. The Biggest Things Boxing Fans Have to Look Forward to in 2016

    Let's be real for a minute. Boxing hasn't been all that interesting lately. In fact, other than Tyson Fury's shocking upset over longtime heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, boxing has been a bit of a bore the last few months...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 5,304 reads 20 comments

  14. Antonio Margarito vs. Jorge Paez Jr.: Fight Time, Date, TV Info and Prediction

    After more than four years away from the sport, Antonio "The Tijuana Tornado" Margarito (38-8, 27 KOs) makes his return to the ring on Saturday in Mexico City against Jorge Paez Jr...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 11,565 reads 65 comments

  15. Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson: Fight Time, Date, TV Info and Prediction

    WBA interim heavyweight champion Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz (24-0, 21 KO) will take on Tony "The Tiger" Thompson (40-6, 27 KO) of Washington, D.C., on Saturday at the D.C...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 4,464 reads 9 comments

  16. 5 British Fighters Who Should Consider Competing at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

    The Olympics has offered boxing fans a glimpse into the future. Some of the sport's greatest names shot to fame by striking gold at the Games...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 2,514 reads 3 comments

  17. Conor McGregor Comments on Potential Floyd Mayweather Boxing Fight

    UFC star Conor McGregor has said he would relish the chance to negotiate a boxing match with retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Speaking in an interview with Gareth A...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 106,402 reads 221 comments

  18. Amir Khan Questions Canelo Alvarez's Punch Power After Mayweather, Cotto Fights

    Amir Khan is sceptical of Canelo Alvarez's reputation as a power puncher ahead of the pair's May 7 fight in Las Vegas...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 3 months ago 12,368 reads 54 comments

  19. Me and My Shadow: How Gavin McDonnell Continues to Make a Name for Himself

    Before facing Jorge Sanchez, Gavin McDonnell said at the pre -fight press conference: "I’ ve been in my brother’s shadow—it is time for me to step out...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 824 reads 1 comments

  20. Manny Pacquiao Comments on Potential Run for Rio Olympics Gold Medal

    Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao has confirmed he would love to represent his nation at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, amid speculation professional fighters will be allowed to compete in the event for the first time ever...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 4,780 reads 35 comments

  21. Floyd Mayweather Seeks NBA Team Ownership, Plans to 'Step Back' from Betting

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants to step back from sports betting to pursue a dream of owning an NBA franchise...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 3 months ago 19,323 reads 63 comments

  22. A Bad Break: Scott Quigg Can Come Back Stronger After Defeat to Carl Frampton

    There was a pained expression on Scott Quigg’s face in the immediate aftermath to his points loss to Carl Frampton in Manchester, England, on Saturday...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 1,068 reads 9 comments

  23. Zab Judah, Antonio Margarito Return in 10 Fights to Watch in the Month of March

    Can you believe the month of March is here already? Time flies when you're having fun. Well, March should definitely be fun for boxing fans...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 11,931 reads 30 comments

  24. Floyd Mayweather Comments on Potential Return Amid Olympic Games Rumours

    Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather has insisted not even the chance to add an Olympic gold medal to his collection of accolades would be enough to lure him back into action...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 8,776 reads 46 comments

  25. Boxers Who Are 1 Win Away from Being Elite

    For the purpose of this list, we're defining elite as elite within a specific weight class, rather than as pound-for-pound elite...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 8,436 reads 37 comments