1. Is Light Heavyweight Glory Looming for Old-School Edwin Rodriguez?

    Edwin Rodriguez ran to the ropes, arms raised to the air in a fit of jubilation. He had just sent his opponent down to the canvas with a wicked right uppercut just 48 seconds into the first round...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 days ago 2,267 reads 5 comments

  2. Gennady Golovkin Is Much More Than a Brawler

    It’s easy to get carried away with superlatives sometimes, and easier still to oversimplify matters which are complicated...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 11 days ago 2,868 reads 24 comments

  3. Gennady Golovkin vs. Dominic Wade: Everything You Need to Know for Upcoming Bout

    Unified middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin puts his claim to the middleweight world championship on the line against undefeated American middleweight contender Dominic Wade Saturday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 12 days ago 13,286 reads 67 comments

  4. Separating Fact from Fiction in the Lead-Up to Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan

    Sorting fact from fiction is never easy in boxing, especially leading up to a big-money pay-per-view fight...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 17 days ago 16,412 reads 83 comments

  5. Manny Pacquiao Proves Timothy Bradley Trilogy Never Should Have Happened

    Timothy Bradley is not Floyd Mayweather . That’s the one thing I kept thinking about as Manny Pacquiao dominated a guy in over his head in a place he never should have been ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 21 days ago 15,552 reads 65 comments

  6. Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Boxers After Pacquiao vs. Bradley

    Manny Pacquiao defeated Timothy Bradley on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. All three judges at ringside scored the bout 116-110 for Pacquiao, who earned the vacant lineal welterweight championship...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 21 days ago 16,940 reads 43 comments

  7. Tyson Fury vs. Wladimir Klitschko: Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Both Fighters

    If you just can't get enough of two giant men flailing about, sometimes at each other, for 12 rounds of some of the most abysmal heavyweight championship action in history, don't worry...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 23 days ago 5,951 reads 6 comments

  8. Manny Pacquiao's Legacy in the Ring Is Safe with Win or Loss vs. Tim Bradley

    Not much has really changed since Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley last faced each other. "Manny Pacquiao's legacy isn't tied to his rematch with Tim Bradley on Saturday in Las Vegas...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 24 days ago 5,683 reads 39 comments

  9. Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley: Everything You Need to Know for Upcoming Fight

    Meh. That was the general consensus among fight fans and media when Manny Pacquiao announced in December that he would fight Timothy Bradley Jr. for a third time April 9 in Las Vegas in what could be the last fight of his illustrious career...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 26 days ago 17,817 reads 34 comments

  10. Where Jim Lampley Goes Wrong with His Stance in the MMA vs. Boxing Debate

    To put it plainly, Jim Lampley is brilliant. Of the many people I’ve met and talked to in the sport of boxing over my years writing about it, Lampley enjoys by far the sharpest mind and quickest wit I’ve encountered...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 12,972 reads 112 comments

  11. Did Andre Ward Miss His Prime During Long Layoff?

    A principled fool is still a fool. Perhaps it’s better to say that just because a man is devoutly principled in his approach about any given set of circumstances, it doesn’t ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 19,830 reads 56 comments

  12. The Biggest Things Boxing Fans Have to Look Forward to in 2016

    Let's be real for a minute. Boxing hasn't been all that interesting lately. In fact, other than Tyson Fury's shocking upset over longtime heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, boxing has been a bit of a bore the last few months...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 5,246 reads 20 comments

  13. Is Terence Crawford vs. Hank Lundy a Huge Waste of Time?

    Terence Crawford is an outstanding talent. If we are to believe the praises of people like boxing writer and HBO consultant Thomas Hauser, the 28-year-old from Nebraska is a “complete ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 6,895 reads 25 comments

  14. Making Sense of Boxing's Muddled Heavyweight Division

    These days, there’s a fairly good chance if you ask a random stranger on the street who the current heavyweight champion of the world is, that the poor soul, caught unaware by ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 6,267 reads 35 comments

  15. Sorry, Boxing Fans: Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan Will Be a Blockbuster Blowout

    Canelo Alvarez, the lineal middleweight champion of the world, will face Amir Khan , a welterweight who was knocked unconscious by Danny Garcia and Breidis Prescott, on Saturday, May 7 live on HBO pay-per-view at a venue yet to be determined...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 64,420 reads 193 comments

  16. Ranking the 10 Hardest Hitters in Boxing Today

    Boxing boils down to one thing really: hurting people. Sure, there’s some science to it. Heck, many folks even believe they can see art and poetry amid all the bone-bruising ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 16,786 reads 58 comments

  17. Artur Szpilka Ready to Blaze the Trail for Polish Boxers in Deontay Wilder Fight

    Don’t be surprised if Artur Szpilka defeats Deontay Wilder at Barclays Center on Saturday night in Showtime Championship Boxing 's main event to become the WBC world heavyweight champion...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 1,870 reads 3 comments

  18. Predicting the Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Boxers at the End of 2016

    Everyone knows who the top 10 pound-for-pound boxers in the sport are as we begin 2016. If you’re still on the fence about any of it, check out Bleacher Report’s latest rankings and rest assured I’ve done my homework...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 16,241 reads 41 comments

  19. Don't Count out Tim Bradley in His Last, Best Shot at Manny Pacquiao

    Sometimes what is old is new again. Take for instance, Manny Pacquiao’s four-fight series with Juan Manuel Marquez...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 8,901 reads 73 comments

  20. Boxing Stars Who Will Face the Most Pressure in 2016

    Out with the old, in with the new. As boxing’s captivating 2015 campaign winds down to its final days, Bleacher Report takes a gander at which of the sport’s stars will face the most pressure in 2016...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 8,172 reads 56 comments

  21. Victor Ortiz Fighting His Way into the Spotlight After Career Full of Setbacks

    Victor Ortiz is back. On December 12 in San Antonio, Ortiz will face Mexican journeyman Gilberto Sanchez Leon on a Premier Boxing Champions card in Texas featuring Omar Figueroa vs...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 7,347 reads 23 comments

  22. Popular, Marketable and Fearless, Omar Figueroa Is Everything PBC Needs in a Boxer

    It was the greatest fight I had ever seen—in person anyway. The two combatants, Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa , combined to throw 760 punches that night, a whopping 94 percent of them power shots...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 4,342 reads 15 comments

  23. Making Sense of Boxing's Muddled Middleweight Division

    Is there any sport in the world more difficult to follow than professional boxing? No, I’m not talking about the subtle nuances of the fights or the minutiae of everyday fight life...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 5,092 reads 64 comments

  24. Updated Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Rankings After Wladimir Klitschko's Loss

    Tyson Fury dethroned long-reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko via unanimous decision on Saturday night in Germany...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 23,904 reads 129 comments

  25. Jermall Charlo's Star Destined to Rise Due to Unmatched Work Ethic

    Jermall Charlo frequently walked into the gym with a scowl on his face. He wasn’t there to socialize or have a good time with friends, no matter how many of them had come to see him that day...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 3,118 reads 15 comments