1. 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 3 days ago 22,670 reads 115 comments

  2. 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 4 days ago 16,789 reads 77 comments

  3. 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 7 days ago 45,924 reads 119 comments

  4. 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 7 days ago 78,882 reads 258 comments

  5. 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 9 days ago 9,116 reads 20 comments

  6. 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 11 days ago 11,302 reads 48 comments

  7. 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 18 days ago 14,761 reads 94 comments

  8. 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 23 days ago 1,831 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 23 days ago 5,368 reads 5 comments

  10. 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 24 days ago 20,069 reads 152 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 26,437 reads 149 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 315,328 reads 713 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 3,508 reads 14 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 3,625 reads 3 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 19,323 reads 13 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 4,414 reads 11 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 8,984 reads 66 comments

  18. 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 23,688 reads 114 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 3,097 reads 10 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 7,155 reads 9 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 7,557 reads 25 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 3,780 reads 11 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 20,839 reads 58 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 17,049 reads 36 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 129,730 reads 298 comments