1. Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Is the Perfect Precursor for Canelo vs. Golovkin

    According to Golden Boy Promotions , lineal middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will face former middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on May 6, during the ever-important Cinco de Mayo boxing weekend, in a 12-round, 164...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 12,578 reads 61 comments

  2. Bleacher Report Boxing's Updated Pound-for-Pound Rankings

    Perhaps boxing's most controversial topic these days is who should sit atop the mythical pound-for-pound rankings. Since the retirement of Floyd Mayweather Jr., there has been no shortage of capable replacements...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 9,625 reads 42 comments

  3. Vasyl Lomachenko Must Prove His Elite Status vs. Nicholas Walters

    Vasyl Lomachenko is one of the very best fighters in the sport of boxing today. Well, that's what many boxing experts and ringside observers would have you believe right now...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 3,067 reads 11 comments

  4. Did the Judges Get it Right in Andre Ward's Victory over Sergey Kovalev?

    Andre Ward's controversial decision win over Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night was as good a fight as we've seen this year. In fact, it was as good a fight as we've seen in 10 years...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 20,958 reads 135 comments

  5. The Good and the Bad of Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward's No-Nonsense Mindsets

    Undefeated light heavyweights Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward represent the very best the sport of boxing has to offer. Both fighters are near-perfect at what they do as fighters...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 2,992 reads 12 comments

  6. Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward: Everything You Need to Know for Upcoming Fight

    Saturday night's pay-per-view bout between unified light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and former super middleweight champ Andre Ward is a sharp departure from recent matchups in our sport...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 2,013 reads 0 comments

  7. Anthony Joshua Would Be Wise to Avoid Wladimir Klitschko for a Fall Showdown

    Oh, if only wisdom were a common trend among today’s fight makers. According to ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael , the proposed heavyweight bout between IBF titleholder Anthony ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 534 reads 0 comments

  8. Lessons Embattled Tyson Fury Can Learn from the Late, Great Aaron Pryor

    Life is a culmination of moments. There are a variety of them: ones that can never be taken way, ones that can never be lived over again, ones we so desperately want to happen but ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 3,964 reads 5 comments

  9. Manny Pacquiao's Blueprint to Earn a Rematch with Floyd Mayweather

    All his talk suggests Manny Pacquiao might still have undefeated, and currently retired, Floyd Mayweather on his mind...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 64,644 reads 132 comments

  10. Don't Count Out Manny Pacquiao as Boxing's Best Fighter Just Yet

    Manny Pacquiao is 37 years old, but he still has what it takes to be the best fighter in the world. There was a time in our sport when a boxer reaching Pacquiao's age would be considered ancient...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 15,566 reads 14 comments

  11. Sergey Kovalev Is the Rare, Refreshing Boxing Star Who Doesn't Duck a Challenge

    Sergey Kovalev might be cranky because he didn’t have his morning oatmeal this morning. At least that was what I was told before Main Events spokesperson Ellen Hailey introduced ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 6,629 reads 65 comments

  12. Bleacher Report Boxing's Updated Pound-for-Pound Rankings

    Canelo Alvarez has appeared to be (to smart folks like me at least) one of the best fighters in the world over the past couple of years...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 11,614 reads 33 comments

  13. Breaking Down the Difficulties of Canelo Alvarez's Weight Class Climb

    Canelo Alvarez might be the best junior middleweight in the world today, but it’s not for certain. That’s a pity...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 months ago 7,407 reads 33 comments

  14. Boxing's Powers That Be Keep Wasting Post-Mayweather-Pacquiao Opportunities

    If 2015 was the year for the casual fight fans of the world—the ones who coughed up too much money to endure watching a 38-year-old Floyd Mayweather outpoint an injured and ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 6 months ago 7,306 reads 56 comments

  15. Gennady Golovkin Is Too Big, Bad and Brutal to Be Tested by Kell Brook

    Is this really happening again so soon? Is a middleweight champ really taking on a welterweight who has never competed in the division? Do weight classes even exist anymore? These ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 8 months ago 8,270 reads 88 comments

  16. Canelo vs. Golovkin Verbal Agreement Is Nothing More Than a Stunt for Now

    Stop the press! Hold the phone! Shout to the masses! Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin have agreed to fight each other! Yessss! Canelo vs. Golovkin is exactly the kind of high-stakes, big-money fight that boxing needs right now...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 8 months ago 6,383 reads 38 comments

  17. Keith Thurman Has the Skills and Swagger to Be a Unique Boxing Superstar

    In a sport full of clones, clowns and copycats, Keith Thurman is one of a kind. Compelling. Unique. Entertaining. Thurman has it all, and it’s not an act either. This guy is as genuine as they come...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 8 months ago 244 reads 0 comments

  18. How Muhammad Ali Stacks Up Against History's Greatest Heavyweights

    Muhammad Ali 's death has offered fight fans a chance to reflect on his greatness as a professional boxer. Self-proclaimed as “The Greatest,” there is no shortage of support for that assessment...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 8 months ago 11,717 reads 54 comments

  19. Muhammad Ali, Head to Toe: There Will Never Be Another Boxer Like Him

    Muhammad Ali was arguably the most influential and revered figure in American sports history. Sure, Babe Ruth was great, Michael Jordan was amazing and Jim Brown was, too. But Ali was so much more...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 9 months ago 53,204 reads 222 comments

  20. Pro Boxers in the Olympics Was Inevitable and Will Ultimately Benefit the Sport

    You might not like the new rules set forth on Wednesday by the International Boxing Association, an adjustment to AIBA statutes that will finally allow professional boxers to compete ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 9 months ago 2,101 reads 8 comments

  21. Friends, Family, Champs: Charlo Brothers and Erislandy Lara Have Dream in Reach

    The best thing about living in Houston over the last few years has been having the opportunity to see future stars of the junior middleweight division train and spar with each other under the watchful eye of renowned trainer Ronnie Shields over at Plex...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 9 months ago 3,964 reads 13 comments

  22. Why Canelo Alvarez Should Not Rush into a Fight with Gennady Golovkin

    It seems that everyone in the boxing world wants Canelo Alvarez to fight Gennady Golovkin. On HBO’s The Fight Game , host Jim Lampley went so far as to suggest the proposed ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 10 months ago 4,127 reads 7 comments

  23. Canelo Alvarez Proves His Skill Matches His Hype by Blowing Away Amir Khan

    Do you still doubt Canelo Alvarez? You shouldn’t. Alvarez is an ultra-skilled, highly competitive power puncher with fast hands and just fast-enough feet to give any reasonable future opponent the fight of his life...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 10 months ago 10,854 reads 66 comments

  24. Ranking the Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Boxers After Canelo vs. Khan

    Canelo Alvarez defeated Amir Khan on Saturday night in Las Vegas. After weathering the early storm of Khan's tremendous speed and good game plan of keeping Canelo at a distance, Alvarez ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 10 months ago 19,128 reads 80 comments

  25. Amir Khan's Blueprint to Pull off a Shocking Upset over Canelo Alvarez

    Give Amir Khan credit. On May 7 in Las Vegas, he's going to try to do something even he, perhaps the brashest, cockiest fighter in all of boxing, never imagined he'd do...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 10 months ago 15,771 reads 73 comments