1. Gennady Golovkin Stuck in Boxing Purgatory Until He Can Fight Canelo Alvarez

    It’s good to be Gennady Golovkin . After all, the 33-year-old is unbeaten in a decade-long pro career, he’s got a TV-friendly style that’s yielded a burgeoning ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 7 days ago 4,051 reads 33 comments

  2. Ranking the Best Opponents for Sergey Kovalev's Next Fight

    Heading into Saturday night, everyone knew a lot about Sergey Kovalev. He was a rugged guy. He was a powerful guy. He was a successful guy. And what everyone has now discovered from the Bell Centre in Montreal, he's a vicious guy, too...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 10 days ago 11,072 reads 54 comments

  3. Will We Ever See Sergey Kovalev Fight Adonis Stevenson?

    It suddenly seems like decades ago. But fans of modern light heavyweights will remember exactly where they were on Nov. 30, 2013...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 11 days ago 7,422 reads 25 comments

  4. Ranking the Best Opponents for Danny Garcia's Next Fight

    It wasn't easy, but the reward was pretty. And as Danny Garcia tossed his new WBC welterweight title belt over his shoulder Saturday —and presented a mini version to his ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 17 days ago 19,691 reads 139 comments

  5. Danny Garcia Living out His Dreams as Both a Boxer and a Businessman

    If you’re in an apartment in Philadelphia, don’t slide on the rent. If you do, there’s a chance that when the landlord starts banging on your door to collect, ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 18 days ago 5,617 reads 14 comments

  6. Ranking the Best Opponents for Deontay Wilder's Next Fight

    He's not been the same fighter as champion that he was coming up. But that doesn't mean Deontay Wilder no longer possesses the single quality that can transform a garden-variety ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 24 days ago 16,538 reads 38 comments

  7. Deontay Wilder vs. Artur Szpilka: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Just one hook. That's all it took. Deontay Wilder wasn't exactly an offensive juggernaut through the first eight rounds of his third WBC heavyweight title defense on Saturday night against Artur Szpilka, but he didn't need to be...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 25 days ago 29,862 reads 68 comments

  8. What Deontay Wilder Needs to Do to Stay in the Spotlight

    As boxing goes, it's a tale as old as time and a song as old as rhyme. If you're looking to spice up a fight that might otherwise struggle for traction on a weekend chock-full ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 25 days ago 4,273 reads 17 comments

  9. Manny Pacquiao Missing the Mark by Picking Timothy Bradley for Farewell Fight

    It may not qualify as tradition, but it does seem to happen a lot in boxing. When one fighting generation fades into another, an identifiable superstar from the outgoing class ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 42,539 reads 187 comments

  10. Meet Bryant Jennings: The Vegan Gunning to Be Heavyweight Champion

    Bryant Jennings is not your father’s “Philly fighter.” He’s neither Joe Frazier nor Bennie Briscoe . And don’t even think about Rocky Balboa...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 1 month ago 7,009 reads 12 comments

  11. Tyson Fury Wins the War in and out of the Ring to Topple Wladimir Klitschko

    Maybe Tyson Fury knew better than anyone, after all. Maybe the 6'9" (ish) chatterbox knew that his punches weren’t as straight as Wladimir Klitschko ’s, that his chin ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 2 months ago 11,534 reads 49 comments

  12. Miguel Cotto Affirms Hall of Fame Credentials Despite Loss to Canelo

    Miguel Cotto lost a Las Vegas prizefight early Sunday morning. He was in against a talented foe 10 years younger while operating on the fringes of a weight class in which he’d ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 10,331 reads 62 comments

  13. Canelo Alvarez's Next Fight: Potential Opponents for Next Bout

    This just in: It's good to be Canelo Alvarez. And while the interpersonal rewards of being a famous, fit and exceedingly wealthy 25-year-old speak for themselves, it’s not so bad for the guy on the boxing side of the equation either...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 17,772 reads 63 comments

  14. Is Miguel Cotto's Resurgence Real or Manufactured?

    If you saw this coming on Dec. 1, 2012, give yourself a hand. Because that night at Madison Square Garden—as he officially lost nine, nine and 11 rounds to a particularly ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 6,745 reads 30 comments

  15. Why Canelo Alvarez Is More Dangerous Now Than He Was vs. Floyd Mayweather

    Two years, two months and a few days. That’s how long it’s been since Saul Alvarez entered the ring as a newbie. Lest anyone forget, that night—Sept...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 9,017 reads 59 comments

  16. Cotto vs. Alvarez: Odds and Round Predictions for Saturday's Fight

    As a middleweight title fight, it leaves a bit to be desired. About five pounds, to be specific. But as a pay-per-view event between legitimate stars, it's as good as 2015 has offered...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 21,732 reads 65 comments

  17. Ranking the Best Opponents for Timothy Bradley's Next Fight

    It's resurrection Sunday for Timothy Bradley. The 32-year-old Californian had already been a two-division champion before he arrived to the ring Saturday night to take on Brandon ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 12,819 reads 56 comments

  18. Why the Smart Money Is on a Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Rematch in 2016

    It’s the $400 million question. Having generated unconscionable amounts of cash from their initial go-round on May 2, will Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 months ago 11,893 reads 37 comments

  19. Ranking the Best Opponents for Terence Crawford's Next Fight

    Another Saturday night, another star rises on HBO. WBO junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford made the first successful defense of his second weight class crown, battering ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 months ago 8,834 reads 32 comments

  20. Ranking the Best Opponents for Gennady Golovkin's Next Fight

    No one learned much Saturday night that they didn’t already know. Gennady Golovkin is a big-time middleweight. Golovkin enjoys knocking people out...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 months ago 26,542 reads 123 comments

  21. Golovkin vs. Lemieux: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Gennady Golovkin scored his 21st consecutive stoppage victory and earned another title belt for his trouble Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, TKO’ing David Lemieux at ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 months ago 62,805 reads 163 comments

  22. Roman Gonzalez Ready to Audition for Role of Boxing's Top Attraction

    He’s the height of a typical 13-year-old American boy. And the weight of a supermodel who’s just scarfed a hot fudge sundae...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 months ago 2,827 reads 22 comments

  23. Ranking the Best Opponents for Adrien Broner's Next Fight

    These days in boxing, putting together high-profile fights is a multistep process. Not only do you need combatants who are worthy of a significant stage, but you need the back-room apparatuses in place to make such an event possible...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 4 months ago 23,332 reads 123 comments

  24. Ranking the Best Opponents for Deontay Wilder's Next Fight

    It happens sometimes when you’re a high-profile fighter. For the second straight outing, unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder drew an inspired effort from an unheralded ...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 5 months ago 15,714 reads 41 comments

  25. Will Boxing Survive the Void Left by Floyd's Retirement?

    Gentlemen (and ladies), start your panic. Run back the press conference footage that followed Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 5 months ago 11,491 reads 180 comments