1. Santa Cruz vs. Mares: Old-School Slugfest Promises to Be Best PBC Bout Yet

    The main event of Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions card on ESPN is the best kind of fight that boxing has to offer and a welcome addition to the PBC lineup...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 days ago 7,126 reads 20 comments

  2. 1970s Movie Star's Journey from 'Dawn of the Dead' to Boxing's Most Famous Gym

    Gaylen Ross, the star of George Romero’s 1978 genre-defining zombie classic Dawn of the Dead , has a story to tell. Well actually, she has two stories to tell, and both of them are rather compelling...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 8 days ago 4,449 reads 1 comments

  3. Ranking the Top 10 Boxers in the Middleweight Division

    Boxing ’s middleweight division, arguably the second-most-important weight class historically behind heavyweight, has a slew of interesting divisional matchups on the horizon...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 12 days ago 11,640 reads 37 comments

  4. Why over-the-Hill Boxing Stars Have the Right to Go out on Their Own Terms

    Roy Jones Jr., age 46, and Shane Mosley, age 43, are two of the best fighters of their era. That era, of course, has long since passed...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 15 days ago 6,842 reads 18 comments

  5. Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto a Superfight That Won't Disappoint Boxing Fans

    Whatever you think about the guy, you have to hand it to Oscar De La Hoya. When he says the fighters he promotes, such as Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, should want to go up against the very best , it isn’t just promoter speak...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 19 days ago 15,273 reads 99 comments

  6. Fights That Boxing Purists Desperately Want to See Made

    There are two types of boxing fans in the world. There are the mainstream fans of the sport, a category that encompasses a wide spectrum but ultimately the great majority of fight fans, and there are the boxing purists...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 20 days ago 34,331 reads 286 comments

  7. Predictions for the Biggest Boxing Fights in the Rest of 2015

    The world of boxing has entered the home stretch for 2015. While the first half of the year gave fight fans the long-awaited showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 22 days ago 10,861 reads 42 comments

  8. Everybody Loses with the Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto Snoozer

    Undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. finally announced his next fight, and pretty much the entire world collectively shrugged its shoulders. Mayweather shared the news via Instagram on Tuesday...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 28 days ago 50,839 reads 195 comments

  9. Ranking Floyd Mayweather's Most Mind-Boggling Opponent Selections

    Floyd Mayweather has met and defeated a slew of great fighters over the course of his 19-year professional career...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 28 days ago 19,196 reads 236 comments

  10. Boxers Most Likely to Crack Pound-for-Pound Top 10 Lists in 2016

    With less days left in 2015 than has already passed, it’s time to start predicting which fighters will universally crack pound-for-pound top-10 lists next year. Boxing is a fickle sport...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 29 days ago 8,833 reads 41 comments

  11. Can Deontay Wilder Become More Than Just America's Heavyweight Titleholder?

    WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0-0, 33 knockouts) has high hopes. The 29-year-old from Alabama doesn ’t just want to be good. He doesn ’t even just want to be great...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 7,693 reads 35 comments

  12. Rumored Mayweather-Berto Bout Would Be a Fitting End to Floyd's Tragic Career

    Floyd Mayweather ’s rumored opponent for a September 12 bout is no one that it should be. According to The Sweet Science’s Michael Woods , Mayweather will face Andre ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 45,072 reads 360 comments

  13. Will Keith Thurman Become PBC's 1st Superstar Fighter?

    Hard-hitting welterweight Keith “One Time” Thurman knows the world is on his shoulders. The undefeated 26-year-old from Florida is positioned to become the superstar that ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 6,176 reads 43 comments

  14. Bernard Hopkins Ready to Embark on Hall of Fame Career Outside the Ring

    It’s not that Bernard Hopkins believes in substance over style. No, the 50-year-old professional boxer and boxing promoter believes strongly in both things. “Image gets you in the building,” Hopkins told Bleacher Report...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 4,565 reads 15 comments

  15. Why Floyd Mayweather's Next Opponent Should Be Kell Brook or Erislandy Lara

    Hoping to see the self-proclaimed best fighter ever face top competition later this year? Be prepared to be disappointed. Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems intent on facing a lackluster opponent in September...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 13,833 reads 124 comments

  16. Floyd Mayweather Fueling Critics by Sparking Andre Berto, Karim Mayfield Rumors

    It’s almost as if Floyd Mayweather Jr. craves negative attention or something. Isn’t it? How else can you explain his recent comments to ESPN...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 16,956 reads 130 comments

  17. De La Hoya vs. Mosley 15 Years Later: Remembering a Superfight That Delivered

    The two men stood glaring at each other from across the ring in their corners. Celebrities surrounded them like vultures, ready to scatter away from whoever lost that night to whoever won...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 12,412 reads 79 comments

  18. Aggressive David Lemieux Becoming a Threat to Gennady Golovkin's Meteoric Rise

    There are two things fight fans love about aggressive middleweight David Lemieux, and he seems to be keenly aware of both of them...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 17,355 reads 44 comments

  19. Future All-Star Carlos Correa Makes a Family's Day

    Carlos Correa, whose nickname is "The Captain," is one of the best prospects in all of baseball. The Puerto Rican shortstop was drafted No. 1 overall by the Houston Astros in 2012...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 1,333 reads 0 comments

  20. HBO Showing No Signs of Decline in Wake of PBC's Rise

    Boxing ’s longstanding bastion of premier television content in the United States, HBO, shows no sign of decline with the rise of Al Haymon’s much-ballyhooed Premier Boxing Champions series...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 6,381 reads 65 comments

  21. The Jury Is Still out on Miguel Cotto Despite Dominant Recent Run

    The jury is still out on Miguel Cotto ’s dominant run as lineal middleweight champion. Cotto, 34, won his second straight fight in the division in destructive fashion when ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 10,442 reads 80 comments

  22. Why Miguel Cotto Doesn't Deserve the Lineal Middleweight Championship

    Miguel Cotto defends the lineal middleweight championship of the world on Saturday night against Daniel Geale at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. HBO will telecast the bout live...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 9,893 reads 93 comments

  23. Carl Froch Fight Is What Gennady Golovkin Needs to Keep Pursuing PPV Stardom

    Undefeated middleweight monster Gennady Golovkin has been trolling boxing waters for a big fight for what seem like eons now, and it appears he’s finally close to reeling one in...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 12,571 reads 78 comments

  24. Does 7-Foot Giant Taishan Dong Have What It Takes to Be More Than a Sideshow?

    Jianjun Dong, who fights under the moniker Taishan (a reference to the popular Chinese mountain), is literally the biggest fighter in the stable of Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 13,126 reads 19 comments

  25. Will Rising Star Roman Gonzalez Ever Move the Needle at Flyweight?

    Boxing ’s biggest and baddest little guy, Roman Gonzalez , made his HBO debut over the weekend to rave reviews among those in the hardcore fight fan community, but will the ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 4,086 reads 18 comments