1. Sergio Martinez and the Top 10 Candidates For Fighter of the Year

    Early on, 2010 was labeled a "down year for boxing." Sixth months in, as a Pacquiao-Mayweather fight failed to materialize, ring observers were still declaring that, and forecasting the demise of the sport...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 2,994 reads 11 comments

  2. Gobble, Gobble: Boxing's Biggest Turkeys

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Today is our opportunity to celebrate our history, our gratitude, and the things we are thankful for in life. As boxing fans, we have plenty to be thankful for too...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 1,050 reads 26 comments

  3. Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley: Quit Playing the Race Card To Get the Fight

    I guess we shouldn't bat our eyelashes at anything in boxing anymore, but I was appalled by Bernard Hopkins' decision to play the race card against Manny Pacquiao in a recent interview ...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 2,792 reads 24 comments

  4. Manny Pacquiao and The Top 25 Pound-For-Pound Fighters In Boxing

    It has been an eventful November for boxing and should continue that way, with five exciting bouts taking place this Thanksgiving weekend, all on Saturday, Nov. 27. - Juan Manuel Marquez vs...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 13,413 reads 42 comments

  5. Manny Pacquiao vs. Sergio Martinez: Let's Make This Superfight Happen!

    After Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez's stunning second-round knockout of the vaunted Paul "The Punisher" Williams, boxing fans worldwide are wondering what the next move is for Martinez...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 4,648 reads 46 comments

  6. Paul Williams vs. Sergio Martinez II: Live Blog and Scorecard

    Round-by-round updates below. The final scorecard of the night has been posted. Please let me know your thoughts and comments in the comment box below. What happens to the two fighters after tonight's fight? Sergio Martinez vs...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 3,521 reads 107 comments

  7. Manny Pacquiao and the 20 Most Dominant Fighters of All Time

    After his overwhelming victory over Antonio Margarito, Manny Pacquiao has solidified his claim as one of the most dominant boxers in the history of the sport. However, his exact ranking in boxing history is a subject of much debate...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 18,809 reads 87 comments

  8. Manny Pacquiao vs. Antonio Margarito: What Can We Honestly Expect?

    The date for Manny Pacquiao 's November 13th bout against Antonio Margarito is rapidly approaching, and as expected speculation is ramping up...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 2,138 reads 3 comments

  9. Juan Manuel Lopez: Once Manny Pacquiao Retires, Is He Boxing's Next Star?

    You may have noticed that the world of boxing has become the world of Manny Pacquiao. Looking at any major boxing news site, well over half the articles (this one included) are in one way or another about the Filipino superstar...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 4,831 reads 16 comments

  10. Nonito Donaire vs. Fernando Montiel: The Big Fight May Finally Happen

    They are two of the top ten pound-for-pound fighters in the world and are close in weight. Boxing fans have been clamoring for them to get together in the ring for over two years, but somehow the fight has always fallen through...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 1,105 reads 5 comments

  11. David Lemieux Outclasses Hector Camacho, Jr. in Montreal

    David Lemieux, Canada's most talked-about boxing prospect, delivered a convincing first-round knockout of Hector Camacho, Jr. in Montreal, Quebec on Friday...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 1,182 reads 7 comments

  12. Paul Williams, Sergio Martinez Talk Pacquiao, Catchweight On Conference Call

    The highly-anticipated rematch between Paul "The Punisher" Williams and new Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez takes place on November 20 at Caesar's Atlantic City...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 2,528 reads 4 comments

  13. Top 10 Best and Worst "Reused" Boxing Nicknames

    One of the remarkable things about boxing is that almost every top star in the sport gets at least one nickname that sticks. But sometimes, nicknames get reused...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 34,156 reads 25 comments

  14. Michael Katsidis To Continue With Juan Manuel Marquez Fight After Tragedy

    Michael Katsidis released an official statement Thursday that his fight with Juan Manuel Marquez will go on after the death of his brother, Stathi Katsidis, on Tuesday...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 506 reads 2 comments

  15. Sergio Martinez, Not Manny Pacquiao, Is The Most Important Man in Boxing

    The most important man in boxing has a charming million dollar smile, stands less than six feet tall, and is small for his weight division...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 7,066 reads 10 comments

  16. UPDATE: Juan Manuel Marquez-Michael Katsidis Fight On Hold After Brother's Death

    UPDATE: 10/20/10, 5:35 PST: Australia's Sydney Morning Herald reports that the Michael Katsidis vs...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 1,391 reads 6 comments

  17. Manny Pacquiao Vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr & The Top 10 "What Ifs" in Boxing History

    Boxing history is filled with extraordinary characters and dramatic, rags-to-riches story lines. For proof, just look at the greatest sports films in history: of the four movies about ...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 13,613 reads 31 comments

  18. Manny Pacquiao vs. Sergio Martinez: If Floyd Mayweather Won't Fight, Will They?

    It may be a bit early for this, since both Pacquiao and especially Martinez have big upcoming bouts next month. However, Pacquiao is widely expected to defeat Antonio Margarito, and oddsmakers have Sergio Martinez vs...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 5,306 reads 98 comments

  19. 2010 Upcoming Fights Calendar: Pacquiao, Lopez & The Year's Next Boxing Matches

    The last quarter of 2010 proves that it is not going to be the down year for boxing that most people expected. November, especially, will be one of boxing's best months in recent memory, featuring at least one top-quality fight every weekend...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 970 reads 8 comments

  20. Ranking Boxing's 17 Divisions: Top Fighters, Report Cards, and Predictions

    2010 has been a slow year for boxing, but a number of big, long-awaited fights are going to end the year with a bang. Some of the exciting fights still in store for 2010: Williams vs...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 1,747 reads 13 comments

  21. Buzz In Boxing: The Top 12 Stories in the Sport

    After a slow start to 2010, boxing is now buzzing with exciting storylines from flyweight to heavyweight, and new young champions are on the doorstep of superstardom...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 12,745 reads 25 comments

  22. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Will Happen Because it Must Happen

    Lately, for boxing fans, it's a familiar pattern: another day, another piece of "news" or speculation on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao situation. As a fan, it gets frustrating...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 5,380 reads 38 comments

  23. Bernard Hopkins and Jean Pascal Fight December 18 for Fighter of the Year

    Light heavyweight legend Bernard Hopkins signed paperwork Thursday to make a rumored bout between Hopkins and WBC Light Heavyweight titleholder Jean Pascal official...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 249 reads 5 comments

  24. BREAKING: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Arrest Record Confirms He Hit Ex-Girlfriend

    A Washington Post update from a reliable source and an AP article released Tuesday state that Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 1,132 reads 31 comments

  25. Top 10 Fights This Boxing Fan Wants To See In 2011

    The top ten boxing matches that could (and should) take place in the near future. There are some obvious picks and some that have so far flown under the radar...

    Dave Carlson Written by Dave Carlson about over 4 years ago 4,317 reads 13 comments