1. Roman Gonzalez Wins HBO Debut: What's Next for Chocolatito?

    Roman Gonzalez administered a polished two-fisted attack in defense of his WBC flyweight championship that didn ’t just rattle his opponent’s skull, but the LA Forum, ...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 11 days ago 894 reads 0 comments

  2. Deontay Wilder's Next Fight: A Mismatch but Ultimately Acceptable

    Boxing ’s Alabama hammer is confirmed to drop next month. Undefeated Tuscaloosa native Deontay Wilder (33-0, 32 KO) will defend his WBC heavyweight title against ...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 18 days ago 2,188 reads 0 comments

  3. Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin and 4 Superfights to 'Save the Sport of Boxing'

    Boxing died last weekend. Except it didn't. The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao superfight topped five million pay-per-view sales, as reported by Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports, obliterating the previous record of 2...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 22 days ago 7,841 reads 11 comments

  4. Who Vasyl Lomachenko and Leo Santa Cruz Need to Fight Next

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally settled things for good. It was the great superfight of their time, but it only made amends for what was supposed to happen a half-decade ago...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 27 days ago 790 reads 0 comments

  5. Boxing's Most Exciting Slugger Luis Concepcion Fights Carlos Cuadras Saturday

    There isn't a fighter alive who is more exciting than Luis Concepcion . After being briefly linked to a matchup with flyweight kingpin Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez by BoxingScene...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 month ago 1,456 reads 1 comments

  6. Flames Shall Kindle Upon Thee: Is Zou Shiming Ready for Amnat Ruenroeng?

    The Far East is closer to the square circle than it has ever been. Last week on February 27, Fox Sports 1 aired China's colossal 7' Taishan Dong rout Roy McCrary for the third win of his professional career...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 3 months ago 583 reads 6 comments

  7. Titanium: Boxing's Toughest Little Man Francisco Rodriguez Jr. Fights Saturday

    Titanium is as strong as steel but 45 percent the weight, according to the Los Alamos National Laboratory . The same principle exists in the world of boxing. It is the sweet science after all...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 4 months ago 1,106 reads 1 comments

  8. Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland Promises Great Violence

    Punishing sluggers Saul Alvarez and James Kirkland are set to lock horns later this year, and the ensuing violence is already simmering hotter than Canelo's cinnamon-red hair...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 4 months ago 4,840 reads 5 comments

  9. Deontay Wilder Has Questions to Answer Before He's Ready for Wladimir Klitschko

    Deontay Wilder's name bears bronze. His crown, however, glistens with gold. Boxing 's newest champion took his seat at the fistic round table last Saturday, defeating Bermane ...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 4 months ago 2,585 reads 21 comments

  10. Gunslinger: The Tale of Cowboy Cerrone

    That old Donald Cerrone smile. That hauntingly charming smile. Backstage at UFC 182, promotional correspondent Megan Olivi met up with Cowboy following his unanimous-decision victory over the surging Myles Jury...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 5 months ago 2,383 reads 8 comments

  11. Hold Your Ballots: Naoya Inoue Makes Case for 2014 Fighter of the Year Next Week

    Vote early and vote often, as the adage goes. Most sports media outlets, however, might actually be taking that to heart...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 5 months ago 1,505 reads 3 comments

  12. Terence Crawford Should Fight Chris Algieri at Junior Welterweight Next

    Lightweight king Terence Crawford , less than a week removed from his dismantling of consensus No. 2 Raymundo Beltran , won't be sitting on his throne much longer...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 6 months ago 3,987 reads 13 comments

  13. Spurs Rookie Kyle Anderson Makes NBA Debut and Fits Right In

    Dripping sweat. Sprained ankles. It all finally paid off for Kyle Anderson Thursday night. With a shade under six minutes to go in the first quarter, Anderson, a rookie, received the ball behind the arc...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 7 months ago 2,034 reads 0 comments

  14. Andrzej Fonfara vs. Doudou Ngumbu: Recap of Showtime's Tripleheader

    The Windy City's adopted son, Andrzej Fonfara , found his way back into the win column Saturday night...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 7 months ago 581 reads 0 comments

  15. Omar Andres Narvaez Makes 11th Successful Title Defense Against Felipe Orucuta

    Thirty-nine-year-old Omar Andres Narvaez made things look easy Friday night. The WBO super flyweight champion, Narvaez (42-1-2) picked up his second win over the talented Felipe Orucuta (29-3)...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 8 months ago 653 reads 6 comments

  16. Juan Francisco Estrada Overwhelms Giovani Segura, Ranks Among the Sport's Elite

    There should be two flyweights on your pound-for-pound top-10 list. Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez is one. The other, the best Mexican boxer in the world not named “Dinamita” Marquez, Juan Francisco Estrada ...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 9 months ago 1,198 reads 1 comments

  17. Roman Gonzalez TKOs Akira Yaegashi, Takes Helm of the Flyweight Division

    Beyond the hype, below the glam divisions and beneath it all at 118 pounds and below lies an invisible world. A world of fisticuffs not restricted by promotional warfare and sleazy matchmaking...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 9 months ago 975 reads 0 comments

  18. 2014 Fight of the Year: Francisco Rodriguez Jr. Decisions Katsunari Takayama

    Saturday night, boxing's smallest carried the entire sport. Fight fans tuning into the Danny Garcia-headlined event on Showtime were left wanting. As Boxing ...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 10 months ago 2,310 reads 6 comments

  19. Katsunari Takayama vs. Francisco Rodriguez Jr.: The Biggest Fight of the Weekend

    The biggest fight this weekend won't be on Showtime. It won't feature a Ukrainian heavyweight by the name of Vyacheslav Glazkov either. Ironically, the biggest fight on display this Saturday will feature the sport's smallest competitors...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 10 months ago 1,440 reads 0 comments

  20. Canelo Alvarez Edges Erislandy Lara and Reminds Fans What Boxing Is Really About

    The stylistic clash of the year took place Saturday night at the sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena. At a contracted weight of 155 pounds—with no meaningless belts on the line—only unadulterated boxing was to be had for once...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 11 months ago 1,414 reads 3 comments

  21. Spurs Beat the Heat, Reminiscent of the Night Boxing's Greatest Fighter Melted

    The San Antonio Spurs turn back the Heat (and the heat) in a sizzling opener to the 2014 NBA Finals .  Tim Duncan led the Spurs in points and rebounds, while shooting 90 percent ...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 12 months ago 703 reads 0 comments

  22. UFC 173: Renan Barao and the 10 Best Fighters Who Have Never Lost in the UFC

    The first half of 2014 has been a busy one for the UFC. With so many events, rarely have fans been treated to a pay-per-view that is actually worth its salt in name-talent. But UFC 173 more than fits the bill because Joe Silva and Co...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 2,645 reads 7 comments

  23. UFC on Fox 11: Travis Browne and the 5 Most Exciting Heavyweights in the UFC

    At UFC on Fox 11 , audiences around the world will stand witness to a clash of two of MMA 's most formidable titans. Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Fabricio "Vai Cavalo" Werdum (17-5-1) and Travis "Hapa" Browne (16-1-1) square off to determine the No...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 4,318 reads 6 comments

  24. Manny Pacquiao and the 10 Greatest Weight Climbers in Boxing History

    Manny Pacquiao is not just a fighter but a pugilistic genius. Not just a man but a megastar and a hero to his people...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about over 1 year ago 8,069 reads 12 comments

  25. Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios: Most Dazzling Images from Full Fight Card

    Bob Arum and Top Rank's dalliance with worldwide expansion became official Saturday night (or Sunday morning). They staged a memorable boxing card in Macau, China, headlined by perhaps the sport's most renowned figure, Manny Pacquiao ...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about over 1 year ago 27,529 reads 4 comments