1. Gennady Golovkin's Legend Grows as KO Streak Continues vs. Daniel Geale

    It was Daniel Geale’s best Saturday night moment. The 33-year-old launched a right hand toward the head of the onrushing IBO/WBA middleweight champion late in the third round and let out a violent-looking snarl as the punch connected...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 days ago 21,639 reads 141 comments

  2. 2014 British Open: The Biggest Surprises at Royal Liverpool

    Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy re-established himself as a major-championship commodity with a workmanlike final-round effort at the 143rd British Open on Sunday, escaping major ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 10 days ago 3,556 reads 5 comments

  3. Controversial KO Exactly What Guillermo Rigondeaux's Career Needs

    Let’s say you’re Guillermo Rigondeaux. You reached Saturday with consensus acclaim—not to mention a pair of gaudy title belts—cementing your place as the world’s best 122-pound boxer...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 11 days ago 25,864 reads 72 comments

  4. Biggest Questions Entering Moving Day at 2014 British Open

    Two days down. Two days to go. And at the halfway point of the 2014 British Open , it’s a guy who was born barely an hour’s flight away from the Royal Liverpool Golf ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 12 days ago 2,822 reads 5 comments

  5. British Open Odds 2014: Handicapping the Field at Royal Liverpool

    With all apologies to the public relations people at the Masters, it’d be just as accurate to label the British Open—or The Open Championship, if you prefer—as "a tradition unlike any other...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 17 days ago 9,866 reads 0 comments

  6. Why Erislandy Lara Won't Get the Canelo Alvarez Rematch He Deserves

    Given the circumstances of his fight with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night—for perceived supremacy among the world’s junior middleweights and atop a pay-per-view card ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 17 days ago 12,737 reads 136 comments

  7. Canelo Alvarez's Next Fight: Breaking Down Top Opponents

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez cemented his return to the A-side of boxing's star spectrum on Saturday night in Las Vegas, topping rival Erislandy Lara by split decision in a pay-per-view main event at the MGM Grand...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 18 days ago 23,638 reads 66 comments

  8. What Canelo Alvarez Means to Golden Boy in the Post-Richard Schaefer Era

    Canelo Alvarez has a fight this weekend. And for some pretty obvious reasons, he wants to win it. He’s in with a big-name opponent ( Erislandy Lara) who’s not ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 22 days ago 6,934 reads 23 comments

  9. Canelo vs. Lara: Odds and Round-by-Round Predictions for Saturday's Fight

    If you thought Saul "Canelo" Alvarez would disappear into Las Vegas oblivion after dropping a one-sided — albeit majority — decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr. 10 months ago, think again...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 23 days ago 22,970 reads 50 comments

  10. Floyd Mayweather Protecting His Legacy and Ego in Rematch with Marcos Maidana

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not a man who does things halfway. When he spends money, he spends thousands. When he disses opponents, he does so at full volume. When he makes headlines, they’re typically not of the small-typeface variety...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 29 days ago 20,097 reads 79 comments

  11. Terence Crawford Ready for Weight-Class Climb After Impressive KO vs. Gamboa

    As paradigm shifts go, this one came at dizzying speed. In fact, while HBO’s broadcast of Terence Crawford’s lightweight title defense from Omaha, Nebraska, began with ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 9,292 reads 53 comments

  12. Ranking the Best Options for Robert Guerrero's Next Fight

    Welterweight fans can once again believe in ghosts. Absent for 13 months following a one-sided loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 18,402 reads 89 comments

  13. 2014 U.S. Open: The Biggest Surprises at Pinehurst

    German-born Martin Kaymer became the sixth-consecutive player to win the U.S. Open for the first time on Sunday, when he entered the day with a five-shot lead and never wavered while shooting a final-round 69 on Pinehurst No...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 4,505 reads 4 comments

  14. Ruslan Provodnikov Stumped by Tricky and Tough Chris Algieri in Stunning Loss

    Win, lose or draw, Ruslan Provodnikov knew the score on Saturday night. “Runners are not my style,” he said to HBO’s Max Kellerman during the live TV broadcast...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 27,074 reads 201 comments

  15. Why Boxing Needs More of Miguel Cotto in Madison Square Garden

    On an early June Saturday night, with a triple crown being pursued 18 miles to the east and much of the remaining city stricken with Stanley Cup fever, a crowd of more than 20,000 ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 13,379 reads 90 comments

  16. Ranking Miguel Cotto's Best Option for Next Fight After TKO vs. Sergio Martinez

    Well, that was easy. And with as dominant a performance as he displayed on Saturday against a middleweight champion who had not lost a fight in four-and-a-half years, suddenly the sky once again seems the limit for Miguel Cotto...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 63,931 reads 238 comments

  17. Carl Froch's Next Fight: Breaking Down the Cobra's Potential Opponents

    It's pretty difficult not to like Carl Froch . He's an exciting and accomplished athlete. He's just arrogant enough to add spice to otherwise pedestrian events...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 11,416 reads 56 comments

  18. Carl Froch the Vindicated British King After Flooring George Groves in Rematch

    Somebody wake Prince Charles. There’s big news out of London. When Carl Froch landed a laser-guided, right-hand missile to challenger George Groves’ jaw on ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 11,516 reads 43 comments

  19. Adonis Stevenson's Next Fight: Breaking Down Superman's Potential Opponents

    Memorial Day 2013 was a lot different for Adonis Stevenson. A year ago, the Haitian-turned-Canadian was a little more than a rising super middleweight with a balky resume as he prepared ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 2 months ago 13,163 reads 35 comments

  20. Is There Any Hope for Mayweather-Pacquiao After Manny's Extension with Top Rank?

    It was the press release heard ’round the world. At precisely 1:20 p.m. ET on Tuesday, the media relations types at Top Rank Inc...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 2 months ago 29,836 reads 388 comments

  21. Get Ready for the Hype for Pacquiao-Marquez V After JMM Throttles Alvarado

    As appetizers go, it was a particularly satisfying morsel. And now that he’s unanimously dispensed with a far-more-rugged-than-most Mike Alvarado, Mexican legend Juan Manuel ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 2 months ago 18,911 reads 148 comments

  22. Why the Adrien Broner Suspension Misses the Mark

    It’s no longer a surprise when Adrien Broner does or says something that gets noticed. He celebrated a win over Vicente Escobedo by getting down on one knee and, with HBO ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 38,070 reads 157 comments

  23. Is Marcos Maidana on Track to Be Elite After Testing Floyd Mayweather?

    It’s not as if Marcos Maidana didn ’t have street cred already. After all, even in an era when every third fighter wears a title belt, any guy who’s managed ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 5,435 reads 16 comments

  24. What Adrien Broner Needs to Learn from Floyd Mayweather in and out of the Ring

    If boxing is your career field, you could have far worse mentors than Floyd Mayweather Jr. Now 37 years old, the Pretty Boy-turned-Money man has cut an enviable swath of excellence ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 26,627 reads 147 comments

  25. Floyd Mayweather's Next Fight: Breaking Down Money May's Potential Opponents

    Forty-six down, three to go. With Saturday’s tougher-than-expected unification defeat of Marcos Maidana , pound-for-pound kingpin Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 132,931 reads 564 comments