1. HBO Boxing Boss Sees a Bright Future After Banner Year in 2014

    If you’re at all interested in the goings on of the business side of boxing, there’s no more compelling interview than that with HBO Sports president Ken Hershman ...

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  2. Video: Bleacher Report Boxing Writer Gets Beaten Up by Pro Boxer Jermell Charlo

    I sparred undefeated junior middleweight Jermell Charlo earlier this month and lived to tell the tale. Charlo, age 24, is one of the elite fighters in boxing today...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 7 days ago 6,661 reads 8 comments

  3. Why Controversial Draw Won't Derail Tim Bradley's Plans to Move Up in Weight

    Timothy Bradley found himself on the wrong side of a judging controversy on Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, but it probably won’t derail his plans to move up to 154 pounds...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 13 days ago 7,191 reads 25 comments

  4. Why Terence Crawford Has the Goods to Be a Top Pound-for-Pound Fighter

    Terence “Bud” Crawford (24-0, 17 KOs) is the real deal. He’s fast, athletic, strong and skilled. In boxing, you can’t really hope for any more than that in a fighter...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 3,746 reads 11 comments

  5. Breaking Down Manny Pacquiao's Chances to Win 2014 Fighter of the Year

    Manny Pacquiao surged back to the top of the sport in 2014, but did the popular icon do enough to garner serious consideration for Fighter of the Year honors? Pacquiao scored two impressive wins in 2014...

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  6. Manny Pacquiao's Blueprint to Regain the No. 1 Pound-for-Pound Ranking

    Manny Pacquiao looked unstoppable against Chris Algieri on Saturday in Macau. He cut off the ring with ease, threw and landed hard punches all over Algieri’s head and body, ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 16,008 reads 36 comments

  7. Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Boxers After Pacquiao vs. Algieri Bout

    Manny Pacquiao dominated Chris Algieri over 12 rounds on Saturday night. Pacquiao was just too fast, too strong and too skilled for the New Yorker...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 128,229 reads 298 comments

  8. Pacquiao vs. Algieri: Did Vintage Manny Return in Dominant Victory?

    Manny Pacquiao made mincemeat out of Chris Algieri on Saturday, and he made it look easy, too. Pac-Man dominated the 140-pound titleholder over 12 rounds in Macau to retain his WBO welterweight title...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 59,183 reads 176 comments

  9. Why Manny Pacquiao's Knockout Drought Is Nothing to Worry About

    When you’re huddled around the fire with your grandkids someday telling them stories about Manny Pacquiao , chances are you’ll describe him at the peak ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 5,168 reads 61 comments

  10. Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri: Everything You Need to Know for the Fight

    Saturday’s pay-per-view fight between Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) and Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs) seeks to draw viewer interest in two different ways...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 10,845 reads 47 comments

  11. Wladimir Klitschko Looking Better Than Ever After KO Win vs. Kubrat Pulev

    Unparalleled but underappreciated, world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko looked more dominant than ever on Saturday in his Round 5 knockout win over previously undefeated contender Kubrat Pulev in Germany...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 11,303 reads 13 comments

  12. Behind-the-Scenes with Undefeated Boxer Jermell Charlo

    Undefeated junior middleweight Jermell “Ironman” Charlo (24-0, 11 KOs) faces WBO champion Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs) on Saturday, December 13 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 2,359 reads 2 comments

  13. Sergey Kovalev's Blueprint for Beating Bernard Hopkins in Upcoming Title Fight

    Undefeated WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev (25-0-1, 23 KOs ) has scary power, the kind that keeps most of his 175-pound brethren from wanting to step inside the ring with him...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 8,389 reads 26 comments

  14. How Shane Mosley Jr. Plans to Continue the Family Legacy

    Shane Mosley Jr. has big shoes to fill, a fact not lost on the 23-year-old from Pomona, California. Like other sons of famous prizefighters who choose to pursue their father’s trade, Mosley Jr...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 15,075 reads 18 comments

  15. Will Manny Pacquiao's Knockout Drought End Against Chris Algieri?

    Manny Pacquiao ’s illustrious career is hallmarked by some of the more sensational knockouts in recent boxing history...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 6,564 reads 58 comments

  16. Why There Are Still Quality Fights in Nonito Donaire's Future

    Nonito Donaire suffered a devastating Round 6 knockout loss to Nicholas Walters over the weekend, but the “Filipino Flash” still appears to have plenty of quality fights headed his way in the near future...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 8,305 reads 34 comments

  17. Golovkin vs. Rubio: GGG Builds Rep as Boxing's Baddest Man with Vicious KO

    Gennady Golovkin butchered Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday night in just two rounds to prove he’s the baddest man on the planet. Golovkin’s ruthless precision is akin to what Mike Tyson did in the 1980s...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 10,729 reads 62 comments

  18. Greg Ward Jr. Breathes New Life into Houston Cougars' 2014 Season

    The easiest way to put it is this: Greg Ward Jr. made a bad 2014 Houston offense good again, and a more experienced Ward should only make it better going forward...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 1,555 reads 1 comments

  19. How the Friendly but Ferocious Gennady Golovkin Is Becoming a Boxing Superstar

    Boxing isn't for everyone, and with most of the media attention these days going to controversial fighters like Floyd Mayweather , it's no wonder why many in mainstream circles today believe the sport is in its final years of existence...

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  20. Will Gennady Golovkin Keep His KO Streak Alive vs Resilient Marco Antonio Rubio?

    WBA and IBO middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin has knocked out 17 opponents in a row. To put that in perspective, Mike Tyson opened his career by knocking out 19 fighters in ...

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  21. Houston's Anemic Offense Is Sinking Cougars' 2014 Hopes

    Coach Tony Levine has taken what used to be one of the nation’s most prolific passing attacks and turned it into one of the most boring, uninspired and dysfunctional offensive units in the country...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 1,253 reads 4 comments

  22. Meet Bermane Stiverne, the Unlikely Heavyweight Champ on the Rise

    WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne , age 35, isn ’t enamored with the rigors of an austere life as a professional prizefighter. Perhaps more intriguing is the fact that he’s so honest about it...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 13,056 reads 18 comments

  23. Why Move to HBO Is Canelo Alvarez's Next Step Toward Boxing Superstardom

    If you haven’t figured out who boxing’s next big superstar is going to be after current kingpins Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao retire from the sport, don’t worry...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 10,937 reads 67 comments

  24. Houston Cougars Offense Finally Shows Promise in 47-14 Beatdown of UNLV

    Houston, we have an offense. The Coogs rolled up and down the field against UNLV on Saturday night at TDECU Stadium, finally exhibiting some of the firepower Houston fans expected to see when the season began...

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  25. Potential Staff Shakeup Shows an End to Floyd Mayweather's Boxing Empire Is Near

    Floyd Mayweather ’s boxing empire appears to be crumbling around him. According to FightHype.com’s Ben Thompson , Mayweather is contemplating major changes to his team, ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 27,927 reads 104 comments