1. Adrien Broner vs. Adrian Granados: Preview and Prediction for Upcoming Bout

    One of boxing's more well-known names returns to action in his hometown this Saturday night, when Adrien Broner faces Adrian Granados at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio...

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  2. Boxers Who Are 1 Win Away from Being Elite

    Every fighter I will be discussing here is ranked within his division's top 10. In a sense, then, they are all elite fighters. But there are different kinds of elite...

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  3. The Biggest Boxing Fights to Look Forward to in 2017

    There has not been a January in recent memory as packed with great boxing action as January 2017. And the calendar looks promising for the coming months. Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia will clash in a battle of undefeated welterweight champions...

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  4. Carl Frampton vs. Leo Santa Cruz II: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    The year might be less than a month old, but the boxing calendar is already in high gear. This weekend in Las Vegas, we get a rematch of one of 2016's best fights when undefeated WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton reconvenes with Leo Santa Cruz...

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  5. Calling Fact or Fiction on the Biggest Speculations in Boxing

    There is nothing that takes up more dead time for boxing fans than speculating over potential fights. In team sports, leagues draw up schedules. Once the playoffs begin, we know that if Team A beats Team B, it will play the winner of Team C vs...

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  6. Under-the-Radar Boxers to Watch in 2017

    Despite such important bouts as Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward, Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter and Terence Crawford vs...

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  7. 10 Things for Boxing Fans to Look Forward to in 2017

    The new year might have only just begun, but the boxing calendar is filling up fast. January is usually a slow month for the Sweet Science, but 2017 will feature a rematch of last ...

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  8. Burning Questions for Boxing in 2017

    Burning boxing questions come in two basic varieties: "Will they fight?" and "Who will win when they do fight?" Will Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin finally meet in the ring ...

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  9. Boxing's Biggest 'What Ifs' from 2016

    As boxing fans, we must live with our "what ifs." There are always certain matchups that fail to materialize or fall through at the last minute. But every year, certain near misses sting more than the rest...

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  10. Underrated Boxers Not Getting Enough Credit for Excellent 2016 Performances

    The individual nature of boxing always leaves some talented athletes stuck in the shadows. The Sweet Science's spotlight can only contain so many stars at the same time. This is a list populated by world-title holders and top contenders...

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  11. Boxers Facing the Highest Expectations Headed into 2017

    Anticipation plays a big part in the life of a sports fan. The action, however fantastic, is brief. Much more time is spent looking forward to the next season or big game...

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  12. Ranking the Top Contenders for 2016 Fighter of the Year

    Even though there are still some outstanding fights on the schedule for December, the majority of the ballot for 2016 Fighter of the Year has already taken shape...

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  13. Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters: Preview and Prediction for Upcoming Fight

    One week after Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward faced off in the desert for the biggest fight of 2016, Las Vegas will play host to a major bout in the super featherweight division, as WBO champion Vasyl Lomachenko defends against Nicholas Walters..

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 5 months ago 5,239 reads 7 comments

  14. Kovalev vs. Ward Results: Round-by-Round Analysis and Recap

    It was everything that boxing fans could have asked for, as Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward battled it out for 12 hard-fought rounds on Saturday...

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  15. Kovalev vs. Ward Undercard: Previewing Claressa Shields' Pro Debut

    On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward will enter the ring at the pinnacle of their professional careers. World title belts are on the line, as is pound-for-pound status...

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  16. Kovalev vs. Ward Undercard: Preview and Prediction for Chilemba vs. Gvozdyk

    Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward will fight Saturday night in Las Vegas for light heavyweight supremacy and top pound-for-pound billing. But the undercard features an important contenders bout for the 175-pound division...

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  17. Storylines That Will Have the Biggest Impact on Boxing in 2017

    If boxing had a spirit animal, it would be the phoenix. Since the 1700s, the Sweet Science has been declared dead again and again, only to rise once more in popular consciousness. The 24-hour sports cycle might be dominated by team sports...

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  18. Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    One of the greatest pound-for-pound boxing stars of this century returns to action on Saturday night in Las Vegas, when Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao faces Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas...

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  19. Ranking the 10 Most Important Years in Boxing History

    Writing about boxing is always fun, but some assignments are a special treat. This article was one of them. Narrowing down the history of the Sweet Science to the 10 most important years was a challenge, but an extremely enjoyable one...

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  20. Ranking the 10 Best Trainers in Boxing Today

    It's important to approach a concept like this with a great deal of trepidation. Ranking fighters is tough enough. Ranking trainers is like stepping into a minefield...

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  21. Predicting the Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Boxers at the End of 2016

    There has been significant movement in the mythical pound-for-pound boxing rankings during 2016. Featherweight champion Carl Frampton fought his way into consideration. Rising stars like Vasyl Lomachenko and Terence Crawford consolidated their status..

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  22. Up-and-Coming Boxers Most in Need of a Signature Win

    In boxing, a fighter is ultimately only as good as his resume. Flashy wins over second-tier competition can certainly set tongues wagging and make the press pay attention...

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  23. Ranking the Most Competitive Weight Classes in Boxing

    Weight classes are what make the combat sports special. An athlete like Roman Gonzalez can become a major star in boxing. Outside of the prize ring, his only other realistic venue for sporting greatness would probably be as a jockey...

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  24. Predictions for the Biggest Fights Remaining in 2016

    We are quickly approaching the homestretch for 2016, but some major boxing matches remain on the schedule. The heavyweight title still hangs in the balance...

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  25. Saul Alvarez vs. Liam Smith: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    Saturday night in Arlington, Texas, Saul Alvarez returns to the junior middleweight division to face WBO 154-pound belt holder Liam Smith...

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