1. 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 6 days ago 11,878 reads 78 comments

  2. 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 7 days ago 11,563 reads 19 comments

  3. 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 9 days ago 3,426 reads 18 comments

  4. Canelo Alvarez Flourishing Under Enormous Pressure to Be Spectacular

    The weight of the entire boxing world was on his shoulders. But unlike Manny Pacquiao, Saul “ Canelo ” Alvarez was fit to carry the load. "I am happy with the win," said Alvarez after knocking out James Kirkland...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 16 days ago 7,841 reads 66 comments

  5. Canelo Alvarez Is the Superstar Boxing Needs in the Post-Floyd Mayweather Era

    Boxing doesn ’t need any one particular fighter to be great or become a superstar for it to continue on. Don’t buy into that silly "boxing is dead" narrative...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 21 days ago 23,791 reads 107 comments

  6. All-Action James Kirkland Ready to Brawl with Rising Star Canelo Alvarez

    James Kirkland expects to cash in on the opportunity of a lifetime against Saul “ Canelo ” Alvarez. Kirkland told Bleacher Report he will take the fight right to the popular Mexican icon...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 22 days ago 12,622 reads 59 comments

  7. The Blueprint for Boxing's Next Superfight: Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin

    Let’s face it, people. The Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao superfight , the one boxing fans waited for six long years to see and the one that captivated the entire sporting world over the weekend was a big, fat disappointment...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 23 days ago 57,029 reads 189 comments

  8. Did Injury Debacle Taint the Result of Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao?

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Manny Pacquiao Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but was the victory, arguably the most important win of Mayweather’s career, tainted ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 24 days ago 82,197 reads 449 comments

  9. Savvy Floyd Mayweather Delivers His Best on Biggest Stage, Thumps Manny Pacquiao

    Floyd Mayweather was too slick for Manny Pacquiao, too savvy. His footwork was too perfect. His counterpunches were too crisp. His ring generalship was as good as it could be...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 25 days ago 185,467 reads 818 comments

  10. Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Boxers After Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

    With all it’s glory, glitz and glamour, the Fight of the Century has come and gone. Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 25 days ago 153,999 reads 318 comments

  11. Boxing Will Still Have Big Problems Once Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Passes

    If you’re a boxing fan, you already know this: Boxing is the absolute worst. The systemic issues that plague the sport are the same ones that have been around for decades ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 29 days ago 12,188 reads 26 comments

  12. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Top Storylines as Showdown Looms

    Boxing fans, your week is finally here. The biggest fight that could possibly be made in boxing, the one that is sure to be the single most important fight of a generation, is at long last actually going to happen...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 22,960 reads 26 comments

  13. Born Ready: Sadam Ali Set to Make the Most of Fighting at Madison Square Garden

    Sadam Ali stood there crying. His coach had told him to throw jabs while looking at himself in the mirror. After a while, Ali’s arm felt like it was going to fall off...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 1,952 reads 3 comments

  14. Why More People Should Be Paying Attention to Wladimir Klitschko

    All eyes are on boxing right now, but almost none of them are looking at Wladimir Klitschko . That’s a shame. Never mind Klitschko's being the heavyweight champion of the world, the most storied and prestigious designation in all of sports...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 18,422 reads 48 comments

  15. Expect the Unexpected from Bryant Jennings in Showdown vs. Wladimir Klitschko

    Undefeated heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings believes he has a unique skill set, the kind that will ultimately help him dethrone longtime heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 6,485 reads 9 comments

  16. The 3 Manny Pacquiaos: Tracing the Evolution of the Boxing Star's Fighting Style

    Tracing the evolution of Manny Pacquiao 's fighting style is a case study in metamorphosis. Pacquiao, the fighting pride of the Philippines, is one of the best fighters who has ever lived...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 39,524 reads 66 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 34,654 reads 230 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 9,209 reads 24 comments

  19. 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 1 month ago 9,690 reads 35 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 2,435 reads 10 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 22,036 reads 240 comments

  22. 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 2 months ago 12,745 reads 46 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 1,245 reads 2 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 6,540 reads 27 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 3,851 reads 5 comments