1. Plotting Floyd Mayweather's Blockbuster Exit Strategy If September Is His Finale

    Let’s assume Floyd Mayweather , age 38, will indeed hang up his gloves in September after fighting in the sixth and final fight of the record multi -bout megadeal he signed with Showtime back in 2013...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 days ago 20,148 reads 201 comments

  2. Set Your DVRs: Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov Promises Can't-Miss Action

    Set your DVRs , folks, because Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov promises the unrelenting kind of can’t-miss action that is almost certain to produce a Fight of the Year candidate...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 days ago 8,104 reads 22 comments

  3. Star-Studded Featherweight Division Is Quickly Becoming Boxing's Best

    The featherweight division in boxing is heating up, thanks in part to Gary Russell Jr.’s Round 4 demolition of Jhonny Gonzalez on Saturday night...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 19 days ago 9,231 reads 35 comments

  4. Don't Call Them Identical: Twins Jermell, Jermall Charlo Making Their Own Marks

    Undefeated junior middleweights Jermell and Jermall Charlo sure do look-alike. Anytime I visit Plex, where both 24-year-old identical twin brothers train under lead cornerman Ronnie ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 22 days ago 2,234 reads 10 comments

  5. Will a Win over Floyd Mayweather Make Manny Pacquiao an All-Time Great?

    Manny Pacquiao is already counted among the very best fighters of his generation. Most would argue he and his May 2 opponent, Floyd Mayweather , are the two very best fighters of their era...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 25 days ago 21,605 reads 240 comments

  6. Why Sergey Kovalev Is the Scariest Boxer on the Planet

    The easiest way to say it is this: Sergey Kovalev is the one fighter in the world I would want around in a zombie apocalypse situation. Fans of AMC ’s hit television series The Walking Dead know it better than anyone...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 11,648 reads 46 comments

  7. Light Heavyweight Contender Jean Pascal Following Path Set by Idol Roy Jones Jr.

    One of us did it. One of us kids, who grew up watching boxing in the 1990s, saw the preeminent fighter of the era, Roy Jones Jr., and actually pulled it off. Like all of us, this person was amazed at the skill and talent of Jones...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 1,233 reads 2 comments

  8. Is Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions Sustainable?

    Boxing made its long-awaited return to prime-time network television on Saturday night when Keith Thurman defeated Robert Guerrero by unanimous decision in the inaugural edition ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 6,293 reads 27 comments

  9. Timing Is Everything for Light Heavyweight Boxer Sergey Kovalev

    They say timing is everything in boxing. Whether it’s the precise moment a punch is thrown, the era in which a fighter is born or the circumstances in his life that lead to ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 3,834 reads 5 comments

  10. Should Controversial Boxer Adrien Broner Be on PBC's 1st Network TV Card?

    Adrien Broner is the worst that boxing has to offer. He’s obnoxious and crude and hasn ’t nearly come close to maximizing his full potential as a professional prizefighter...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 12,286 reads 88 comments

  11. Why Manny Pacquiao Is More Dangerous for Floyd Mayweather Now Than in 2010

    Manny Pacquiao isn ’t quite as explosive as he used to be. But that doesn ’t mean he’s become a less complete fighter or one that is less dangerous in 2015 to Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 85,632 reads 125 comments

  12. Ranking the Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Boxers After Mayweather-Pacquiao Announcement

    The Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao superfight is finally going to happen. Boxing ’s two biggest superstars and best fighters will at long last share a ring with each ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 25,683 reads 132 comments

  13. Is Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Still the Best Fight in Boxing?

    The one fight boxing fans have universally begged for was finally announced Friday , potentially setting up the biggest megafight in boxing history. No one doubts the historical or cultural importance of Manny Pacquiao vs...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 17,971 reads 77 comments

  14. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: What's on the Line for Each Fighter?

    The fight we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Floyd Mayweather announced on his Shots account that he and Manny Pacquiao have at long last agreed to terms for what ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 47,536 reads 119 comments

  15. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    At long last, the most anticipated boxing event in history is finally going to happen. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 85,988 reads 276 comments

  16. Is the Mayweather-Pacquiao Superfight Finally Happening?

    Even the most battle-hardened pessimists in boxing are now starting to believe the long-awaited superfight between boxing’s greatest superstars, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, is finally going to happen...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 9,152 reads 20 comments

  17. Is Knockout King Gennady Golovkin Scaring Away the Best Competition?

    WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin ’s aggressive style and incredible power have helped make him must-see TV over the past couple of years. Golovkin is a knockout machine...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 11,338 reads 48 comments

  18. Ranking the 10 Most Accomplished Heavyweight Champions in Boxing History

    Historical rankings are a fool’s errand unless one prescribes a strict set of criteria to base the rankings on...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 16,463 reads 94 comments

  19. New Coach Tom Herman Hauls in 21 New Houston Cougars on National Signing Day

    New Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman announced his first signing class at UH on Wednesday , national signing day, with 21 new student-athletes joining the Cougar program...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 1,979 reads 0 comments

  20. Is 19-Year-Old Erickson Lubin America's Best Boxing Prospect?

    Undefeated junior middleweight Erickson Lubin might be the best boxing prospect from the United States. The 19-year-old from Florida faces Rodolfo Quintanilla on Friday night at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi , Mississippi...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 5,724 reads 5 comments

  21. Is It Time to Give Up Hope for a Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Superfight?

    It all seemed so close, didn't it? Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were at long last on the verge of agreeing to terms for a superfight ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 20,095 reads 152 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 26,452 reads 149 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 315,699 reads 713 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 3,541 reads 14 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 3,668 reads 3 comments