1. Is the Ball Really in Floyd's Court to Make Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Happen?

    It’s getting harder than ever to sort fact from fiction in the ever-evolving Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao soap opera...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 5 days ago 26,016 reads 149 comments

  2. Floyd Mayweather Would Confirm His Shortcomings by Choosing Cotto over Pacquiao

    If Floyd Mayweather chooses a rematch against Miguel Cotto over a long-awaited showdown with Manny Pacquiao, he will only confirm what about half of the boxing world already believes about him...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 11 days ago 313,204 reads 699 comments

  3. Will Beating Bermane Stiverne Earn Deontay Wilder a Shot at Wladimir Klitschko?

    If undefeated heavyweight Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs) defeats Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) on Saturday night in Las Vegas, as he suggested he would to Bleacher Report earlier ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 17 days ago 3,395 reads 14 comments

  4. From Ohio State to Houston: New Head Coach Tom Herman Hits the Ground Running

    Newly hired head coach Tom Herman is having quite the week. Fresh off his masterful play-calling performance as offensive coordinator in Ohio State’s run to the national title, ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 18 days ago 3,485 reads 3 comments

  5. Deontay Wilder Finally Ready to Show He's the Real Deal

    Good news, America: Undefeated heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder is, at long last, ready to show he's the real deal. "I want my respect," said Wilder...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 20 days ago 19,250 reads 13 comments

  6. Why Mike Alvarado's Arrest Won't Make Bout With Brandon Rios Any Less Exciting

    It’d be easy to dismiss Mike Alvarado’s chances against his great rival, Brandon Rios, when the two square off against each other for the third time in less than three years on Saturday, Jan...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 24 days ago 4,403 reads 11 comments

  7. Why Guillermo Rigondeaux Is the Most Compelling Fighter in Boxing

    Don’t believe the false narrative in boxing that tells you undefeated junior featherweight Guillermo Rigondeaux isn’t noteworthy or interesting—that he’s boring...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 26 days ago 8,385 reads 64 comments

  8. How Vitali Klitschko Became a Great Boxing Heavyweight Without Anyone Noticing

    Vitali Klitschko was virtually unbeatable as a prizefighter. It’s a shame hardly anyone really noticed. His awkward style, granite chin and long reach put him in a physical class few heavyweights have ever achieved, and his 87...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 23,425 reads 114 comments

  9. 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 ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 3,040 reads 10 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 6,857 reads 9 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 7,355 reads 25 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 3,774 reads 11 comments

  13. 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...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 20,767 reads 58 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 16,893 reads 36 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 129,227 reads 298 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 59,406 reads 178 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 5,251 reads 61 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 10,870 reads 47 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 11,383 reads 14 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 2,420 reads 2 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 8,416 reads 26 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 15,323 reads 18 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 6,579 reads 58 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 8,643 reads 34 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 10,825 reads 62 comments