1. 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 1 month ago 518 reads 7 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 830 reads 1 comments

  3. 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 1 month ago 757 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 1,804 reads 6 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 1,272 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 1,333 reads 3 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 624 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 2,291 reads 7 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 4,131 reads 6 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 7,216 reads 12 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 26,982 reads 4 comments

  12. The Land of Giants: 5 Fights the UFC's Heavyweight Title Picture Needs

    At UFC 166 at the Toyota Center in Houston, the world’s two best heavyweights entered the Octagon and after nearly five rounds of pure, unadulterated one-sided brutality, a true colossus of MMA was born...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 12 months ago 3,271 reads 14 comments

  13. Stevenson vs. Cloud: Superman Proves to Be the World's No. 1 Light Heavyweight

    Adonis Stevenson may have found a way to dip his toes in the same fountain of youth Bernard Hopkins has kept hidden from the rest of the world for all these years, because at 36 years of age, Stevenson seems to be only getting quicker and better...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 1,327 reads 3 comments

  14. Chavez Jr. vs. Vera: Judges Ruin Brian Vera's Violent Masterpiece

    Before Saturday night, surging middleweight Brian Vera went virtually two years without a defeat and had won four straight fights. And after his clash with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 2,011 reads 8 comments

  15. Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez: Most Dazzling Images from Full Fight Card

    "The One" provided a stacked card unlike any other in recent boxing history. The main event featured the greatest fighter on planet Earth today and a rising phenom from Mexico. Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 36,504 reads 38 comments

  16. Ranking the 10 Best Mexican Fighters in Boxing History

    Throughout boxing's illustrious history, Mexico has always found a special place in the sport. It is a breeding ground of young hungry talent...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 30,635 reads 49 comments

  17. Boxers Who Don't Get the Respect They Deserve

    The continued growth of technology has given the media and even fans more of a role in the fight game. Boxers aren't good until some writer says they're good. Boxers aren't champions until some governing entity says they are...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 9,264 reads 19 comments

  18. Floyd's Mind Games on Display in Clip of All-Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo

    On Sept. 14, Floyd “Money” Mayweather (44-0, 26 KOs) faces Saul “El Canelo” Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 17,583 reads 86 comments

  19. Ranking the 10 Best Jabs in Boxing Today

    The jab jolts from a boxer's shoulders like an arrow from a bow. It is their most important weapon. Fighters throughout time have spilled blood and sweat attempting to perfect it—to make it fast, to make it sharp...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 11,512 reads 41 comments

  20. Nathan Cleverly vs. Sergey Kovalev: Live Round-by-Round Updates and Analysis

    The red mist has settled and a new champion has arisen. Sergey Kovalev (22-0-1 with 20 KOs) walked right through the defending champion Nathan Cleverly (who drops to 26-1-0) to claim the WBO light heavyweight title via a Round 4 TKO...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 6,797 reads 15 comments

  21. Adonis Stevenson vs. Tavoris Cloud: Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Both Fighters

    The light heavyweight landscape underwent some huge renovations this past June, when the punishing hitter Adonis Stevenson lit up Chad Dawson in a showdown for Dawson’s WBC light heavyweight title...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 2,243 reads 5 comments

  22. The 10 Greatest Boxers Who Were Never Knocked Out

    There's nothing more definitive in sports than a knockout. The brutality involved is grimacing. The delivery, breathtaking. The boxing world gasped last December when it saw Manny Pacquiao floored at the hands of his rival, Juan Manuel Marquez...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 18,479 reads 33 comments

  23. 10 Incredible Achievements in Boxing That Will Never Be Repeated

    Boxing is a sport unlike any other. From fluttering footwork to spine-chilling knockouts and heroic Cinderella stories to disastrous conclusions—boxing seems to be either life’s ultimate contradiction or cruelest of jokes...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 4,067 reads 37 comments

  24. Ranking the Most Incredible Victories by a Teenager in Boxing History

    Dr Seuss labelled boxing as "The Manly Art of Self-Defense" in a famous painting. The description has stuck —w ith an emphasis on manly . The fight game is no place for children...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 6,570 reads 8 comments

  25. Ranking the All-Time Greatest Boxers Not in the Hall of Fame

    Arturo Gatti. His name, along with his epic trilogy with Mickey Ward and countless other exciting moments throughout his career, send chills down your spine...

    Robert Aaron Contreras Written by Robert Aaron Contreras about 1 year ago 6,935 reads 29 comments