1. 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 days ago 3,664 reads 13 comments

  2. 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 14 days ago 3,820 reads 7 comments

  3. 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 18 days ago 10,835 reads 66 comments

  4. 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 18 days ago 16,777 reads 80 comments

  5. 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 22 days ago 15,707 reads 73 comments

  6. 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 23 days ago 13,529 reads 21 comments

  7. Ranking the Best Potential Opponents for a Floyd Mayweather Comeback Fight

    He hasn’t even been retired for a year, and Floyd Mayweather is already hinting at a comeback. It’s not unexpected...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 25 days ago 71,425 reads 147 comments

  8. Is Light Heavyweight Glory Looming for Old-School Edwin Rodriguez?

    Edwin Rodriguez ran to the ropes, arms raised to the air in a fit of jubilation. He had just sent his opponent down to the canvas with a wicked right uppercut just 48 seconds into the first round...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 29 days ago 2,313 reads 5 comments

  9. Gennady Golovkin Is Much More Than a Brawler

    It’s easy to get carried away with superlatives sometimes, and easier still to oversimplify matters which are complicated...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 2,895 reads 24 comments

  10. Gennady Golovkin vs. Dominic Wade: Everything You Need to Know for Upcoming Bout

    Unified middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin puts his claim to the middleweight world championship on the line against undefeated American middleweight contender Dominic Wade Saturday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 13,374 reads 67 comments

  11. Separating Fact from Fiction in the Lead-Up to Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan

    Sorting fact from fiction is never easy in boxing, especially leading up to a big-money pay-per-view fight...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 16,505 reads 83 comments

  12. Manny Pacquiao Proves Timothy Bradley Trilogy Never Should Have Happened

    Timothy Bradley is not Floyd Mayweather . That’s the one thing I kept thinking about as Manny Pacquiao dominated a guy in over his head in a place he never should have been ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 15,588 reads 65 comments

  13. Top 25 Pound-for-Pound Boxers After Pacquiao vs. Bradley

    Manny Pacquiao defeated Timothy Bradley on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. All three judges at ringside scored the bout 116-110 for Pacquiao, who earned the vacant lineal welterweight championship...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 17,255 reads 43 comments

  14. Tyson Fury vs. Wladimir Klitschko: Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Both Fighters

    If you just can't get enough of two giant men flailing about, sometimes at each other, for 12 rounds of some of the most abysmal heavyweight championship action in history, don't worry...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 5,990 reads 6 comments

  15. Manny Pacquiao's Legacy in the Ring Is Safe with Win or Loss vs. Tim Bradley

    Not much has really changed since Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley last faced each other. "Manny Pacquiao's legacy isn't tied to his rematch with Tim Bradley on Saturday in Las Vegas...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 5,717 reads 39 comments

  16. Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradley: Everything You Need to Know for Upcoming Fight

    Meh. That was the general consensus among fight fans and media when Manny Pacquiao announced in December that he would fight Timothy Bradley Jr. for a third time April 9 in Las Vegas in what could be the last fight of his illustrious career...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 month ago 17,856 reads 34 comments

  17. Where Jim Lampley Goes Wrong with His Stance in the MMA vs. Boxing Debate

    To put it plainly, Jim Lampley is brilliant. Of the many people I’ve met and talked to in the sport of boxing over my years writing about it, Lampley enjoys by far the sharpest mind and quickest wit I’ve encountered...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 13,076 reads 112 comments

  18. Did Andre Ward Miss His Prime During Long Layoff?

    A principled fool is still a fool. Perhaps it’s better to say that just because a man is devoutly principled in his approach about any given set of circumstances, it doesn’t ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 months ago 19,849 reads 56 comments

  19. The Biggest Things Boxing Fans Have to Look Forward to in 2016

    Let's be real for a minute. Boxing hasn't been all that interesting lately. In fact, other than Tyson Fury's shocking upset over longtime heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, boxing has been a bit of a bore the last few months...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 5,304 reads 20 comments

  20. Is Terence Crawford vs. Hank Lundy a Huge Waste of Time?

    Terence Crawford is an outstanding talent. If we are to believe the praises of people like boxing writer and HBO consultant Thomas Hauser, the 28-year-old from Nebraska is a “complete ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 6,903 reads 25 comments

  21. Making Sense of Boxing's Muddled Heavyweight Division

    These days, there’s a fairly good chance if you ask a random stranger on the street who the current heavyweight champion of the world is, that the poor soul, caught unaware by ...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 3 months ago 6,279 reads 35 comments

  22. 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 4 months ago 65,724 reads 193 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 17,087 reads 58 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 1,891 reads 3 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 20,352 reads 41 comments