1. 5 British Fighters Whose Stock Has Risen over the Course of 2016

    While a week is said to be a long time in politics, a year is definitely a long time in boxing. When Bleacher Report compiled this list at the end of 2015 , Anthony Crolla, Tyson Fury and Liam Smith were all included...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 2,145 reads 2 comments

  2. Boxing's Biggest 'What Ifs' from 2016

    As boxing fans, we must live with our "what ifs." There are always certain matchups that fail to materialize or fall through at the last minute. But every year, certain near misses sting more than the rest...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 3,983 reads 24 comments

  3. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of December 18

    Joe Smith Jr. emphatically ended the career of Bernard Hopkins with an eighth-round knockout victory Saturday night at the Forum in Los Angeles...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 4 months ago 5,842 reads 63 comments

  4. Kell Brook and Amir Khan Feature in 3 Christmas Wishes for British Boxing Fans

    Socks. It is a certainty at Christmas that someone will give you socks. There are no such certainties when it comes to British boxing, however. Despite a topsy-turvy year in terms of results on the world stage, the future continues to look bright...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 3,760 reads 3 comments

  5. Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith: Winner, Recap and Knockout Reaction

    Joe Smith Jr. has retained his WBC international light heavyweight title and sent Bernard Hopkins into retirement with an eighth-round TKO victory in California on Saturday night...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 207,045 reads 96 comments

  6. Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith Jr.: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Joe Smith Jr. knocked Bernard Hopkins out of the ring and onto the arena floor in the eighth round to end the all-time great's career with a brutal stoppage loss on Saturday night at the Forum in Los Angeles on HBO...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 4 months ago 23,049 reads 15 comments

  7. Gennady Golovkin vs. Danny Jacobs: Fight Date Announced, Comments, Reaction

    The middleweight title bout between WBC, IBF and WBA champion Gennady Golovkin and Danny Jacobs has officially been announced for March 18, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 4 months ago 14,611 reads 71 comments

  8. Ranking Bernard Hopkins' Greatest Fights

    Bernard Hopkins will turn 52 years old in January. But he’s got some things to do first. Topping that list is a Saturday night business trip to suburban Los Angeles, where he’ll meet 20-something Joe Smith Jr...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 months ago 2,799 reads 4 comments

  9. Terence Crawford Sentenced to 50 Days in Jail: Latest Details and Reaction

    Super lightweight boxing champion Terence Crawford was sentenced to 50 days in jail Thursday after being convicted in September of two misdemeanor charges related to an incident at an Omaha, Nebraska, body shop...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 19,092 reads 30 comments

  10. Wladimir Klitschko Gambles on Glory as He Risks Legacy Against Anthony Joshua

    Which corner are you in when it comes to the fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko ? There are two contrasting trains of thought: either the relatively inexperienced ...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 3,131 reads 9 comments

  11. Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Bernard Hopkins has more than earned the right to go out on his own terms, and he's going to do exactly that...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 4 months ago 3,620 reads 6 comments

  12. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Says He'll Slap 'Punk Ass' Conor McGregor

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has vowed to "slap the s--t" out of "punk ass" UFC lightweight titleholder Conor McGregor as the pair continued their war of words over social media...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 4 months ago 127,174 reads 133 comments

  13. Amir Khan vs. Kell Brook Fight Talks Revealed by Boxing Promoter Eddie Hearn

    There is a “good chance” that Amir Khan and Kell Brook will finally fight in May 2017, with the duo said to be "in talks" over a showdown, according to promoter Eddie Hearn ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 4 months ago 3,086 reads 26 comments

  14. The Heavyweight Stock Exchange: Analysing the Market Heading into 2017

    The heavyweight division is full of intrigue right now. Debate the level of quality all you like, but there is at least depth in the division these days, something that wasn't the case when the Klitschko brothers held all the belts simultaneously...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 4,651 reads 21 comments

  15. Underrated Boxers Not Getting Enough Credit for Excellent 2016 Performances

    The individual nature of boxing always leaves some talented athletes stuck in the shadows. The Sweet Science's spotlight can only contain so many stars at the same time. This is a list populated by world-title holders and top contenders...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 2,476 reads 5 comments

  16. Deontay Wilder Would Box Brock Lesnar, Says His Brother Would Top Conor McGregor

    WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has picked out former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar as the MMA fighter he would most like to take on in the boxing ring...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 4 months ago 22,257 reads 57 comments

  17. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of December 11

    Hopefully you've all recovered from a loaded weekend of boxing! Both HBO and Showtime put on cards stacked with significant fighters, so we'll take some time to look at the major storylines that emerged...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 4 months ago 186 reads 1 comments

  18. Anthony Joshua Can Silence Any Doubters When He Takes on Wladimir Klitschko

    Anthony Joshua has made a habit of knocking out heavyweights since turning pro, but that doesn't mean he's also bowled over every boxing fan...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 3,579 reads 19 comments

  19. Terence Crawford vs. John Molina: Winner, Recap and Reaction

    Boxing is a dangerous, difficult sport, but Terence "Bud" Crawford has a knack for making it look all too easy at times...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 4 months ago 8,923 reads 21 comments

  20. Terence Crawford vs. John Molina: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Terence Crawford dominated John Molina from start to finish to remain undefeated via TKO in the eighth round on Saturday night at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 4 months ago 8,566 reads 15 comments

  21. Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina: Winner, Recap and Reaction

    Eighteen fights into his professional career, Anthony Joshua is still looking for a real challenge. Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) made the second successful defense of his IBF World heavyweight ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 4 months ago 9,448 reads 17 comments

  22. Boxer Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. Dies at Age 23

    Super bantamweight boxer Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. was found dead near his home in Guadalajara, Mexico, at the age of 23 on Friday. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 14,703 reads 9 comments

  23. Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Anthony Joshua brushed aside Eric Molina to retain his IBF heavyweight title—then immediately announced his next opponent will be Wladimir Klitschko...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 21,144 reads 12 comments

  24. Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina: Fight Time, Date, TV Info and Preview

    The Anthony Joshua bandwagon hits the road on Saturday, as the IBF heavyweight champion defends his world title against Eric Molina in Manchester, England. Joshua (17-0, 17 KOs ) has made the O2 Arena in London his home patch in the paid ranks...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 5 months ago 4,122 reads 10 comments

  25. Dereck Chisora Flips out at Dillian Whyte, but Pre-Fight Drama Changes Nothing

    For just over 16 minutes, Wednesday's press conference to promote the domestic heavyweight fight between Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte was everything we expected...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 5 months ago 5,183 reads 4 comments