1. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Results: Money Shouldn't Be Criticized for Fight Outcome

    A basic part of any referee's pre -fight instructions is to "protect yourself at all times." A fighter who doesn't take that injunction seriously doesn't belong in the ring...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 7,728 reads 76 comments

  2. Manny Pacquiao Should Move to Junior Welterweight After Loss to Floyd Mayweather

    The buildup to Manny Pacquiao's showdown last weekend with Floyd Mayweather Jr. was so long and tortuous—and the ultimate result so disappointing for the Filipino superstar—that ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 866 reads 2 comments

  3. Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland: Preview and Prediction for Upcoming Bout

    Seven days after the biggest boxing weekend in a generation, the sport's most popular young star, Saul Alvarez , returns to action against the hard-punching James Kirkland. Expect an old-fashioned shootout in Texas come Saturday night...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 29,195 reads 77 comments

  4. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Winning Superfight Does Little for Money's Legacy

    Saturday night's unanimous-decision victory for Floyd Mayweather over Manny Pacquiao might ultimately serve as a kind of Rorschach test...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 4,135 reads 63 comments

  5. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Highlights of Boxing's Big Night

    On Saturday night, younger sports fans finally had the opportunity to learn something that has been true since the era of James Figg in the 1720s: No sporting event, or entertainment event of any kind, is bigger than the biggest of prizefights...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 4,886 reads 0 comments

  6. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Results: Punch Stats Prove Scorecards Were Right

    On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. showed that he is one of the great defensive fighters of all time, as he completely neutralized the best offensive fighter of his generation, Manny Pacquiao...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 31,179 reads 27 comments

  7. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Scorecard Was Uncontroversial

    Controversial scorecards have been a part of boxing forever and always will be. In any fight that does not end with a stoppage, the winner will be decided based on opinion. And opinions, at least some of the time, are destined to vary...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 5,445 reads 2 comments

  8. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Manny's Claim That He Won Superfight Is Unrealistic

    In his long and brilliant boxing career, Manny Pacquiao has consistently managed to come off as likable. Even as he has climbed the sport's weight classes and risen to near the top of the pound-for-pound lists, he has continued to exude humbleness...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 5,509 reads 21 comments

  9. Floyd Mayweather's Next Fight Should Not Be a Rematch with Manny Pacquiao

    After years of waiting for Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, the fight is finally in the books. The MGM Grand in Las Vegas was packed with major celebrities from entertainment ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 2,568 reads 0 comments

  10. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Breaking Down the Judges' Decisions

    Throughout his superfight with Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s father, Floyd Sr., relentlessly pushed his son in the corner between rounds. To the eyes of most people watching, Mayweather was clearly winning...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 2,938 reads 1 comments

  11. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Round-by-Round Analysis and Recap

    After years of waiting and 12 rounds of boxing on Saturday night, the decision is in. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has beaten Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision in Las Vegas...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 222,432 reads 222 comments

  12. Ishe Smith vs. Cecil McCalla: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction

    The biggest boxing weekend in a generation got off to an early start on Thursday night as Las Vegas native Ishe Smith returned to action after his loss to division elite Erislandy ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 2,488 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking the 10 Greatest Rivalries in Boxing History

    Personal rivalries have always played a central role in boxing, even in the earliest, most informal, bare-knuckle days of the sport, when it was simply a matter of one small village's hero battling the champion from the neighboring burg...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 5,480 reads 24 comments

  14. Pearson vs. El Harrak: Preview, Prediction for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Undercard

    This Saturday night in Las Vegas, undefeated junior middleweight prospect Chris Pearson will face Said El Harrak on the undercard for Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 2,526 reads 0 comments

  15. Hart vs. Jimenez: Preview and Prediction for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Undercard

    On May 2's big Floyd Mayweather -Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view, which starts at 9 p.m. ET, fans will get a look at one of Top Rank's best prospects, undefeated super middleweight Jesse Hart...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 4,269 reads 3 comments

  16. Ishe Smith vs. Cecil McCalla: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    The biggest boxing weekend in a generation gets off to an early start on Thursday night, as Mayweather Promotion will present a card on ESPN2 from the Palms Casino in Las Vegas...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 918 reads 0 comments

  17. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Undercard: Preview for Lomachenko vs. Rodriguez

    On the Floyd Mayweather -Manny Pacquiao undercard, Ukrainian star and WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko will return to action as he defends his belt against Gamalier Rodriguez of Puerto Rico...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 9,371 reads 12 comments

  18. Manny Pacquiao Finding Inspiration in Underdog Role vs. Floyd Mayweather

    Manny Pacquiao has been one of the great boxing stars of this century. But when he climbs into the ring against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2, for the first time in years he won't be viewed as the favorite...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 16,422 reads 106 comments

  19. Examining Perception of Manny Pacquiao's 8 World Titles Before Mayweather Fight

    Manny Pacquiao 's climb in weight is one of the great accomplishments in boxing history. It really needs no embellishment to be impressive. Yet boxing is part show business, so the line between hype and hyperbole is always a thin one...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 18,048 reads 103 comments

  20. Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    On Saturday night, the true heavyweight champion of the world, Wladimir Klitschko , returns to the United States after seven long years as he faces undefeated contender Bryant Jennings at the mecca of boxing , Madison Square Garden...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 28,340 reads 40 comments

  21. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Ranking Most Likely Outcomes for Superfight

    Fans have been waiting to see Floyd Mayweather fight Manny Pacquiao since the early days of the first Obama administration. The fight has appeared by turns all but made and then forever out of reach...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 31,995 reads 16 comments

  22. Assessing Floyd Mayweather's Undefeated Record and Claim for 'Best Boxer Ever'

    Floyd Mayweather has a favorite saying that he has brandished in recent years when asserting his status as the best pound-for-pound boxer of all time: "Women lie, men lie, numbers don't lie...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 1,491 reads 0 comments

  23. Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov: Preview, Prediction for Upcoming Fight

    One of the year's most anxiously anticipated fights takes place this Saturday night at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, as light welterweights Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov face off in a can't-miss bout...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 12,903 reads 51 comments

  24. Under-the-Radar Boxers Who Should Fight on Network Television

    In a hard-nosed sport like boxing, it's not unusual to see cynicism reign supreme. But a case of optimism has broken out among many writers and fans in 2015. The fight we've waited a half-decade for, Floyd Mayweather vs...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 12,237 reads 24 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Best Boxing Fights from the First Quarter of 2015

    The biggest fights of 2015 are still yet to happen. On April 18, Lucas Matthysse faces off with Ruslan Provodnikov in a "can't-miss" fight. It's hard to imagine that one won't be on the short-list for 2015's Fight of the Year...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 8,292 reads 23 comments