1. 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 1 day ago 6,839 reads 36 comments

  2. 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 10 days ago 3,048 reads 11 comments

  3. 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 14 days ago 20,886 reads 135 comments

  4. 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 18 days ago 2,921 reads 12 comments

  5. 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 19 days ago 1,993 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 1 month ago 528 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 3,927 reads 5 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 64,516 reads 132 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 15,491 reads 14 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 6,614 reads 66 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 11,212 reads 33 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 7,107 reads 33 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 7,296 reads 56 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 8,266 reads 88 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 6,378 reads 38 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 239 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 11,593 reads 54 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 53,177 reads 222 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 2,099 reads 8 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 3,953 reads 13 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 4,117 reads 7 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 10,852 reads 66 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 18,306 reads 80 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 15,767 reads 73 comments

  25. Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan: Everything You Need to Know for Upcoming Fight

    Even Kieran Mulvaney of InsideHBO Boxing .com was shocked when newly crowned middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (lineal and WBC) announced his first defense would come against former junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 7 months ago 13,603 reads 21 comments