1. Sorry, Boxing Fans: Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan Will Be a Blockbuster Blowout

    Canelo Alvarez, the lineal middleweight champion of the world, will face Amir Khan , a welterweight who was knocked unconscious by Danny Garcia and Breidis Prescott, on Saturday, May 7 live on HBO pay-per-view at a venue yet to be determined...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 6 days ago 61,896 reads 191 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Hardest Hitters in Boxing Today

    Boxing boils down to one thing really: hurting people. Sure, there’s some science to it. Heck, many folks even believe they can see art and poetry amid all the bone-bruising ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 26 days ago 16,401 reads 58 comments

  3. Artur Szpilka Ready to Blaze the Trail for Polish Boxers in Deontay Wilder Fight

    Don’t be surprised if Artur Szpilka defeats Deontay Wilder at Barclays Center on Saturday night in Showtime Championship Boxing 's main event to become the WBC world heavyweight champion...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 29 days ago 1,802 reads 3 comments

  4. Predicting the Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Boxers at the End of 2016

    Everyone knows who the top 10 pound-for-pound boxers in the sport are as we begin 2016. If you’re still on the fence about any of it, check out Bleacher Report’s latest rankings and rest assured I’ve done my homework...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 9,965 reads 41 comments

  5. Don't Count out Tim Bradley in His Last, Best Shot at Manny Pacquiao

    Sometimes what is old is new again. Take for instance, Manny Pacquiao’s four-fight series with Juan Manuel Marquez...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 8,753 reads 73 comments

  6. Boxing Stars Who Will Face the Most Pressure in 2016

    Out with the old, in with the new. As boxing’s captivating 2015 campaign winds down to its final days, Bleacher Report takes a gander at which of the sport’s stars will face the most pressure in 2016...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 8,139 reads 56 comments

  7. Victor Ortiz Fighting His Way into the Spotlight After Career Full of Setbacks

    Victor Ortiz is back. On December 12 in San Antonio, Ortiz will face Mexican journeyman Gilberto Sanchez Leon on a Premier Boxing Champions card in Texas featuring Omar Figueroa vs...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 7,289 reads 22 comments

  8. Popular, Marketable and Fearless, Omar Figueroa Is Everything PBC Needs in a Boxer

    It was the greatest fight I had ever seen—in person anyway. The two combatants, Omar Figueroa and Nihito Arakawa , combined to throw 760 punches that night, a whopping 94 percent of them power shots...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 4,303 reads 15 comments

  9. Making Sense of Boxing's Muddled Middleweight Division

    Is there any sport in the world more difficult to follow than professional boxing? No, I’m not talking about the subtle nuances of the fights or the minutiae of everyday fight life...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 5,055 reads 64 comments

  10. Updated Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Rankings After Wladimir Klitschko's Loss

    Tyson Fury dethroned long-reigning heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko via unanimous decision on Saturday night in Germany...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 23,679 reads 129 comments

  11. Jermall Charlo's Star Destined to Rise Due to Unmatched Work Ethic

    Jermall Charlo frequently walked into the gym with a scowl on his face. He wasn’t there to socialize or have a good time with friends, no matter how many of them had come to see him that day...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 2,953 reads 15 comments

  12. Is the Rigolution over After Guillermo Rigondeaux's Latest Lackluster Showing?

    Despite being universally recognized as one of the most gifted pugilists in the world, almost nobody wants to see 35-year-old Cuban defector Guillermo Rigondeaux fight anymore. Do not feel sorry for him...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 5,048 reads 31 comments

  13. Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Boxers After Cotto vs. Alvarez

    Canelo Alvarez defeated Miguel Cotto on Saturday night in Las Vegas in the latest edition of boxing's historic Mexico and Puerto Rico rivalry. Alvarez used his strength and speed to punch his way to a unanimous decision victory...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 26,849 reads 83 comments

  14. Canelo Alvarez Bigger, Badder and Smarter Than Ever in Miguel Cotto Victory

    Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was already a superstar when he entered the ring against Miguel Cotto on Saturday night. The pro-Alvarez crowd at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas cheered lustily for him when he strutted to the ring...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 9,135 reads 67 comments

  15. Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez: Everything You Need to Know for Upcoming Fight

    Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez, boxing ’s second superfight of the year, should provide a much-needed remembrance of what a big fight should actually be on Saturday. Cotto and Canelo appear evenly matched heading into the fight...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 20,975 reads 47 comments

  16. Randy Caballero's Quest to Put Lower Weight Classes Back on the Boxing Map

    Randy Caballero wants you to know something about boxing’s lower weight classes. “There are a lot of great fighters who are coming up out of the smaller weight classes,” said Caballero...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 853 reads 10 comments

  17. Ranking the Mexico vs. Puerto Rico Boxing Rivalry's Best Fights

    Mexico vs. Puerto Rico. It’s the most heated rivalry in all of boxing—and maybe even the most celebrated in all of sports. And with a new edition heading our way on Saturday night via Canelo Alvarez vs...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 10,190 reads 22 comments

  18. Stock Watch for Boxers Fighting for the Pound-for-Pound Crown

    With Floyd Mayweather Jr. retired, other perennial pound-for-pound stars are vying for the top spot in the sport...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 7,458 reads 95 comments

  19. Is Tim Bradley Still an Elite Fighter Ahead of Showdown with Brandon Rios?

    If you're wondering whether welterweight Timothy Bradley is still seen as one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the sport, you're not alone. Boxing pundits across the globe aren't really that sure, either...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 7,649 reads 72 comments

  20. Stock Watch for Boxers Looking to Become the Sport's Biggest Star

    With undefeated all-time great Floyd Mayweather officially retired, a spot is now open atop the boxing superstar mountain...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 13,587 reads 69 comments

  21. What Terence Crawford Needs to Prove Against Dierry Jean

    World Boxing Organization junior welterweight title-holder Terence Crawford has already proven himself as a championship-level fighter. The guy can fight...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 2,673 reads 9 comments

  22. Gennady Golovkin's Blueprint to Become Boxing's Biggest Superstar

    Unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin was sensational in his first appearance on HBO pay-per-view Saturday. Golovkin dominated and stopped IBF middleweight titlist David Lemieux to stake his claim to being the best middleweight in the world...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 9,802 reads 101 comments

  23. No Weaknesses on Display in Gennady Golovkin's Dominant Win vs. David Lemieux

    Gennady Golovkin is no monster. Oh sure, he hits like he has bricks in his fists, has won 21 straight fights by knockout, including 15 consecutive title defenses, and is one of the hardest pure punchers in all of boxing...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 13,691 reads 102 comments

  24. Confident David Lemieux Has Opportunity of a Lifetime vs. Gennady Golovkin

    If there’s one middleweight in the world confident enough to upset undefeated monster Gennady Golovkin , it’s David Lemieux...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 4,619 reads 39 comments

  25. Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux: Everything You Need to Know

    The race to fill the retired Floyd Mayweather ’s perch atop the boxing mountain begins with the sport’s first big fight pay-per-view fight since “Money May” called it quits...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 4 months ago 17,762 reads 55 comments