1. Zab Judah Can't Beat Amir Khan

    When the negotiations between the Amir Khan and Tim Bradley camps fell apart, Khan's team was left with a tricky job in filling the hole in his schedule...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about almost 4 years ago 926 reads 16 comments

  2. Boxing's Future with the Top 6 Fighters 25 and Under

    Pacquiao is 32 years old, Mayweather is 34, and the Klitschko brothers and Sergio Martinez are all on the wrong side of 35. In the not too distant future, these great fighters will become memories in the ring...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about almost 4 years ago 939 reads 10 comments

  3. Boxing: Floyd Mayweather Deserves Contempt

    Floyd Mayweather is clearly the greatest fighter of his generation and probably in the top 10 of all-time greats...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about almost 4 years ago 3,024 reads 43 comments

  4. Roy Jones Jr. Should Follow the Advice He Was Giving Paul Williams

    On Saturday night, Paul Williams took a beating from Erislandy Lara. HBO carried the fight, and Roy Jones Jr. was ringside providing commentary. Like everyone other than the three judges, Jones watched Williams absorb blow after blow from Lara...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about almost 4 years ago 562 reads 3 comments

  5. Paul Williams and Kermit Cintron Need a Crossroad Fight

    In May 2010, just 14 months ago, Paul Williams and Kermit Cintron met at the Home Depot Center in California for effective supremacy at 154 pounds. It was a highly anticipated match between two top fighters at the peak of their skills...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about almost 4 years ago 209 reads 2 comments

  6. Floyd Mayweather and Boxing's Top 6 Villains

    Great villains make for great stories in books, in movies and in boxing. Where would Rocky have been without Apollo Creed? John McClane needed Hans Gruber. Tom Clancy made a living for years writing enormously successful books with Russian villains...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about almost 4 years ago 1,316 reads 10 comments

  7. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Are Not All Boxing Has to Offer

    I flipped on the Men's Wimbledon final last weekend and had never heard of the guy who ultimately won and took the No. 1 ranking in the process. Federer. Nadal...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about almost 4 years ago 779 reads 12 comments

  8. Urbano Antillon Ready to Take on Both Brandon and Vicky Rios

    Trash talk at a pre-fight press conference is a time honored means of hyping a fight. Sometimes it is contrived, and sometimes it is a sign of genuine dislike between two fighters...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about almost 4 years ago 1,486 reads 1 comments

  9. Floyd Mayweather and 3 Others Returning to the Ring, 3 Who Remain Idle

    Boxing isn't like other sports with regular schedules and events. It is up to a boxer and his management team to decide when and where they will fight...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 1,243 reads 1 comments

  10. Boxing's Mid-Year Awards: The Best and Worst of 2011 so Far

    The first six months of 2011 in boxing saw highs and lows, great performances and huge upsets mixed in with embarrassments and boring fights...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 5,364 reads 7 comments

  11. David Haye and Shane Mosley: Embarrassing Themselves and Hurting Boxing

    In the past 60 days, the sport of boxing has had two high-profile fights in which one of the combatants refused to engage at any meaningful level...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 1,424 reads 26 comments

  12. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez: Real Deal or Just Big Hype

    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, at the age of 20, is one of the biggest stars in boxing in Mexico. He gets rock-star treatment throughout the country, dates a Miss Mexico winner and his fights are "must see TV" in his native land...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 1,367 reads 1 comments

  13. 6 Most Polarizing Figures in Boxing

    All sports engender arguments. Mays, Mantle or Snider? LBJ or Jordan? Is Belichek a genius or a cheater? Boxing is no different...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 26,784 reads 31 comments

  14. Amir Kahn, Zab Judah Reportedly Set for July 23 in Las Vegas

    ESPN.com is reporting that Amir Khan and Zab Judah have reached agreement for a fight on July 23 in Las Vegas, ending a search for an opponent for Kahn that has stretched over the past couple of weeks...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 652 reads 8 comments

  15. Oscar De La Hoya Apologizes to Bob Arum and Manny Pacquiao Via Twitter

    Oscar De La Hoya has taken to Twitter to apologize to two of the biggest names in boxing: rival Bob Arum and pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 2,154 reads 14 comments

  16. Bankrupt: Mike Tyson and 5 Boxers from the Past 20 Years Who Ended Up Broke

    At the highest level, boxers can earn millions of dollars in a night and tens of millions over the course of a career. Of course, the fighters only see a percentage of the money they "earn" after everyone else takes their cut—including the taxman...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 27,672 reads 6 comments

  17. Roy Jones-Denis Lebedev Referee Attempts to Defend Brutal Knockout

    On Saturday, May 21st in Moscow, Denis Lebedev delivered a brutal knockout to all-time great Roy Jones Jr. The knockout came near the end of the 10th round as Lebedev cornered Jones against the ropes...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 2,150 reads 5 comments

  18. Wasted Talent: Floyd Mayweather Jr. and 4 Others Who Sabotaged Themselves

    To paraphrase the American poet Whittier, there are no sadder words than "what might have been." These 5 boxers had the ability to be so much more than they have been in the ring...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 10,935 reads 82 comments

  19. Bernard Hopkins Looking to Avoid Fighting Chad Dawson Next?

    Dan Rafael of ESPN.com has reported that Golden Boy is "looking for loopholes" that would allow new Light Heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins to fight someone other than Chad Dawson when he returns to the ring...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 597 reads 3 comments

  20. Roy Jones Jr. Should Never Be Licensed to Fight Again

    Any boxing commission that issues a license to fight for Roy Jones Jr. in the future will have completely ignored its obligations...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 9,621 reads 13 comments

  21. 6 Ridiculous Rankings from the WBC and a Bonus 1 from ESPN.com's Dan Rafael

    Finding stupidity in the WBC rankings is about as difficult as finding water in the ocean. Long a source of controversy, the WBC rankings are generally believed to be more about politics and money than boxing performance...

    Dean Fenton Written by Dean Fenton about 4 years ago 1,912 reads 7 comments