1. Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz: 12 Reasons Ortiz Can't Beat Money

    Victor Ortiz is a nice guy. He's a good fighter. He showed a lot of heart in his last fight, and he's always been fun to watch. If Floyd Mayweather , Jr...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about 3 years ago 1,429 reads 0 comments

  2. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and the 10 Most Underrated Boxers of All Time

    Floyd Mayweather fluctuates between brilliance and obnoxiousness. In light of his recent "no one's first choice" fight against Victor Ortiz, I believe his legacy and standing needs to be discussed...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about 3 years ago 1,266 reads 26 comments

  3. Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2011: Alexander Wins, Symonds Shakes Up Worlds

    Two familiar faces from Australia took home top honors, but 25-year-old Canadian triathlete Jeff Symonds was the surprise of the day, running his way to a third-place finish in the men's division at the Ironman 70...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about 3 years ago 1,112 reads 0 comments

  4. The 15 Fastest Boxers of All Time (with Video)

    For all his out-of-the-ring travails, Floyd Mayweather , Jr. is unquestionably one of the most gifted athletes in all of sports...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about 3 years ago 25,568 reads 10 comments

  5. Robert Helenius: Is He Ready for Alexander Povetkin or Wladimir Klitschko?

    Finland’s Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius, now ranked as a Top 10 heavyweight contender by most organizations, took a big step forward with a ninth Round KO of Samuel Peter in April...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about 3 years ago 2,819 reads 4 comments

  6. Floyd Mayweather or Sergio Martinez: Who Deserves Pound-for-Pound Number 2?

    When Floyd Mayweather returns from his most recent 18-month hiatus on September 17th against Victor Ortiz, the most interesting debate in boxing will focus on who deserves to be ranked number two on the pound-for-pound lists...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about 3 years ago 472 reads 9 comments

  7. Juan Manuel Lopez, Andre Berto and James Kirkland: What's in Their Futures?

    Saturday night concluded a fascinating two-week stretch in boxing, during which four highly-touted undefeated boxers all suffered their first loss in fights they were all supposed to win...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 1,292 reads 2 comments

  8. Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Orlando Salido Live Blog and Scorecard

    Puerto Rican sensation Juan Manuel Lopez looks to further his case in anticipation of a big fight against Yuriorkis Gamboa when he steps into the ring with world-class featherweight Orlando Salido...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 3,504 reads 11 comments

  9. Cecilia Braekhus, Yesica Bopp Headline Action-Packed Month in Women's Boxing

    This year is shaping up to be an excellent year for boxing, in both the men's and women's divisions. Compared to last year, which took months to really get going, we have already seen ...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 1,644 reads 8 comments

  10. Sergio Martinez vs Sergiy Dzinziruk Live Blog and Scorecard

    A well-stacked HBO World Championship Boxing card tonight, with the high-profile matchup between Sergio Martinez and Sergei Dzinziruk and a solid undercard bout between "Irish" Andy Lee and Craig McEwan...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 3,093 reads 29 comments

  11. Yesica Bopp To Defend WBA, WBO Titles Against Carina Moreno on January 29

    Yesica Yolanda Bopp, the WBA and WBO female light flyweight champion, returns to action in her native Argentina to face Californian boxer Carina Moreno on January 29, 2011...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 678 reads 9 comments

  12. Best Boxing Matches In 2011: No Manny Pacquiao, No Pay-Per-View

    The three most anticipated boxing fights of early 2011 won't cost you $50 a bout. In fact, if you're a standard HBO subscriber, you won't have to pay a penny more to watch the best bouts the sport has to offer...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 10,631 reads 31 comments

  13. Sergio Martinez's Next Opponent Is Likely Sergei Dzinziruk on March 12

    With his stunning win over Paul Williams last November, it appears Sergio Martinez put himself in a difficult predicament...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 675 reads 13 comments

  14. Hold Your Horses, Manny Pacquiao Not 2010 Fighter Of The Year Yet

    This is a simple "non-news" update to correct a commonly-held misconception that has been widely reported on many popular sites...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 663 reads 14 comments

  15. The 100 Greatest Pound for Pound Boxers Of All Time

    "Pound for pound" rankings were developed by boxing writers during the era of Sugar Ray Robinson (pictured) to rank the world's greatest fighters irrespective of their weight division...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 203,675 reads 325 comments

  16. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: A Fun Guide to Winning the Endless Debate

    Lately, whether we like it or not, the boxing world has been wrapped up in the most important non-fight of our time: Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 1,395 reads 14 comments

  17. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the 25 Wildest Boxing Entrance Costumes

    It's well-known that boxing is part sport and part entertainment, and entertainment may be created in a number of different ways...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 22,565 reads 28 comments

  18. Dave Carlson's Picks for 2010 Year-End Boxing Awards

    Merry Christmas everyone! It's that time of year again, when boxing writers and fans start speculating on who should win boxing's year-end awards...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 2,221 reads 32 comments

  19. Best of Boxing 2010: Breaking Down The Fight of The Year Candidates

    If anyone says there weren't some amazing boxing matches this year, then they either don't know boxing or they weren't paying attention. Sure, we didn't see the big fight everyone was hoping for in 2010, but we saw plenty of great action...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 3,316 reads 3 comments

  20. Boxing's 10 Most Disparaging Nicknames in History: Adding Insult to Injury

    This is Part 2 of my series on the highlights and lowlights of boxing nicknames. As I mentioned in my first article (" Top 10 Best and Worst 'Reused' Boxing Nicknames "), the sport ...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 9,392 reads 4 comments

  21. David Haye Offers Wladimir Klitschko 50-50 Split For Fight Before Retirement

    Reports from various news outlets, including the Guardian and SecondsOut , are surfacing saying that David Haye has offered Wladimir Klitschko a 50-50 split in order to secure ...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 425 reads 3 comments

  22. Floyd Mayweather Jr., Ricky Hatton and Which Boxers Had Rough Years in 2010

    This is the conclusion to my 3 part series on the boxers and boxing figures who have had the most successful, unsuccessful, and mixed results in 2010. Note that I'm not calling these individuals "losers...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 1,881 reads 2 comments

  23. Split Decisions: Bernard Hopkins Among 10 Boxers with Mixed Results in 2010

    A direct followup to " Boxing's 12 Biggest Winners of 2010: Did Manny Pacquiao Make The Cut? ", this is part 2 of my 2010 year-end series, chronicling who helped, hurt and brought in mixed results for their career in 2010...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 3,895 reads 9 comments

  24. Boxing's 12 Biggest Winners of 2010: Did Manny Pacquiao Make The Cut?

    With the last major fight of the year — last night's controversial draw (and which draws aren't controversial?) between Bernard Hopkins and hometown favorite Jean Pascal in Montreal ...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 3 years ago 4,735 reads 31 comments

  25. Manny Pacquiao's Next Foe: Floyd Mayweather or Juan Manuel Marquez, That's It

    I'm supposed to be in the middle of a self-imposed two week hiatus from boxing writing to prepare for final exams, but I simply have to chime in on this issue...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about almost 4 years ago 1,010 reads 10 comments