1. Much More Than a Fighter: Muhammad Ali's Greatness Defies Comparison

    "I am the greatest," he said, even before he was champ. He rapped it too, before there was rap. He starred in a movie about himself. It was called The Greatest , based on his autobiography, The Greatest: My Own Story ...

    King Kaufman Written by King Kaufman about 1 month ago 25,152 reads 113 comments

  2. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight: George Foreman and the Rumble in the Jungle

    As a huge paw sent him flying into the ropes, it was obvious to all 60,000 fans in the Stade du 20 Mai in Kinshasa, Zaire, and millions more watching live on closed-circuit television, ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 month ago 96,791 reads 107 comments

  3. Muhammad Ali: Why He Mattered

    In 1960, the year that Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. won a gold medal at the Rome Olympics, segregation was law in parts of America. Marriage between the races was a crime in some states...

    Thomas Hauser Written by Thomas Hauser about 1 month ago 50,736 reads 218 comments

  4. Sports World Honors Muhammad Ali After Boxing Legend Dies at Age 74

    The world lost one of its greatest icons Friday, when Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74. ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted out a portion of a statement from family spokesperson ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 96,920 reads 146 comments

  5. Muhammad Ali, Boxing Icon, Dies at Age 74

    Muhammad Ali , to some the greatest pound-for-pound boxer in history and to many a charismatic force of nature whose presence changed the way we look at sport forever, died Friday after a decadeslong battle with Parkinson's disease...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 159,176 reads 479 comments

  6. Liam Smith vs. Predrag Radosevic: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Liam Smith defends his WBO super welterweight title in his home city of Liverpool, England, on Saturday, as he faces Predrag Radosevic at the Echo Arena...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 1 month ago 3,073 reads 0 comments

  7. Muhammad Ali Hospitalized: Updates on Boxing Star's Status and Recovery

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is currently being treated for a respiratory issue that appears to be serious. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 74,056 reads 151 comments

  8. Pro Boxers in the Olympics Was Inevitable and Will Ultimately Benefit the Sport

    You might not like the new rules set forth on Wednesday by the International Boxing Association, an adjustment to AIBA statutes that will finally allow professional boxers to compete ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 2,092 reads 8 comments

  9. A British Beef: Assessing a Potential Bout Between Tony Bellew and David Haye

    After stopping Ilunga Makabu to become a world champion at the third attempt, Tony Bellew discussed many topics in his post-fight interview on Sunday...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 1 month ago 392 reads 0 comments

  10. Oscar De La Hoya Responds to Bob Arum's Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin Claims

    Golden Boy promotions’ Oscar De La Hoya has hit back at Top Rank boss Bob Arum’s claims that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez made a mistake in calling out Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in the aftermath of his win over Amir Khan...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 97,554 reads 90 comments

  11. The Scouse African: Zolani Tete a Star in the Making as He Returns to Liverpool

    Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz was right—there's no place like home. However, South African boxer Zolani Tete seems to have found a spot where he feels just as comfortable as the Eastern Cape in his native land...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 1 month ago 1,514 reads 0 comments

  12. Anthony Joshua and Vasyl Lomachenko Appear in 10 Fights to Watch in June

    June promises to be another busy month in the boxing calendar. Former amateur stars Vasyl Lomachenko and Anthony Joshua are both in action during the coming weeks...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 1 month ago 7,942 reads 12 comments

  13. Hard Luck Mickey Bey Ready to Get Back His Title Against Rances Barthelemy

    Mickey Bey isn ’t the type of guy to trash-talk his opponents, but he does speak with the reserved confidence of a guy who knows his abilities and believes he can win no matter what opponent is placed in front of him...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 1 month ago 1,489 reads 7 comments

  14. Could Adrien Broner Be Next? Assessing Ricky Burns' Options for the Future

    WBA super lightweight champion Ricky Burns made boxing history on Saturday. In beating Michele Di Rocco, Burns became the first Scottish fighter to win world titles at three different weights...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 2 months ago 2,501 reads 20 comments

  15. Ranking the 10 Best Knockouts in Boxing from the 1st Half of 2016

    There's a lot more to the "Sweet Science" than simply knocking people out. Serious boxing fans can derive tremendous enjoyment from expertly deployed defensive head movement or skillful use of the jab combined with slick footwork...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 2 months ago 12,775 reads 18 comments

  16. Tony Bellew Gets His Night of Glory at Goodison Park as David Price Returns

    What can be better for a boxer than being crowned world champion? How about achieving the feat at the home of your favourite football club, in your home city, in front of a raucous ...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 2 months ago 5,604 reads 4 comments

  17. Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Tony Bellew sensationally knocked out Ilunga Makabu in Round 3 to claim the vacant WBC cruiserweight title in Liverpool, England...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 2 months ago 4,693 reads 8 comments

  18. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of May 29

    Manny Pacquiao might be retired and now a senator in his native Philippines, but he could wind up costing his promoter some money...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 2 months ago 19,927 reads 44 comments

  19. David Avanesyan vs. Shane Mosley: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction

    David Avanesyan (22-1-1) retained his WBA interim welterweight title Saturday night in Glendale, Arizona. He scored a unanimous-decision victory over Sugar Shane Mosley (49-10-1) in a hard-fought bout...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 months ago 39,317 reads 13 comments

  20. Michele Di Rocco vs. Ricky Burns: Winner, Recap and Reaction

    Michele Di Rocco and Ricky Burns entered the ring at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday night with the vacant WBA super lightweight title on the line, and Burns moved into esteemed territory with an eighth-round TKO victory...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 2,551 reads 5 comments

  21. Ricky Burns vs. Michele Di Rocco: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Ricky Burns stopped Michele Di Rocco to claim the vacant WBA super lightweight title on Saturday—and in the process created a bit of Scottish boxing history...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 2 months ago 2,538 reads 0 comments

  22. Donnie Nietes vs. Raul Garcia: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction

    Donnie Nietes (38-1-4, 22 KOs) retained the WBO world light flyweight title with a dominant performance that forced Raul Garcia's (38-4-1, 23 KOs) corner to concede after the fifth round Saturday at the La Salle Coliseum in Bacolod City, Philippines...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 9,864 reads 2 comments

  23. Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu: Fight Time, Date, Livestream and TV Info

    After starring in the film Creed , Tony Bellew now gets the chance to script his own Hollywood storyline against Ilunga Makabu on Sunday in Liverpool, England...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 2 months ago 4,587 reads 1 comments

  24. Stephen Smith vs. Daniel Brizuela: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    After falling short in his bid to become a world champion in April, super featherweight Stephen Smith returns to action against Daniel Brizuela on Sunday...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 2 months ago 826 reads 0 comments

  25. Ricky Burns vs. Michele Di Rocco: Fight Time, Date, Livestream and TV Info

    Ricky Burns can make boxing history when he faces Michele Di Rocco for the vacant WBA world super lightweight title on Saturday in Glasgow, Scotland...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 2 months ago 1,993 reads 0 comments