1. Ranking the Top 2016 Fighter of the Year Candidates Heading into Fall

    The winner of Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev will almost surely be a consensus pick for 2016's Fighter of the Year. But if the voting happened now, based purely on the year to date, neither man would present an outstanding resume...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 day ago 3,547 reads 18 comments

  2. The Biggest Boxing Fights to Look Forward to in Fall 2016

    Boxing fans know that not all of the fights we want to see are going to end up getting made; it's a good year if just some of those bouts happen...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 8 days ago 6,775 reads 25 comments

  3. Ranking the Best Active Boxers Who Have Won Olympic Medals

    Success in amateur boxing at the elite, international level in no definitive guarantee of professional glory...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 15 days ago 7,544 reads 23 comments

  4. Olympic Boxing 2016: Boxers with Best Chance to Be Professional Stars

    From the late 1950s through the late 1970s, nearly every man who reigned as the heavyweight boxing champion of the world was a former Olympic gold medalist: Floyd Patterson, Muhammad ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 19 days ago 4,092 reads 16 comments

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

    A week after Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol did battle in Las Vegas, two more undefeated champions will face off in Brooklyn, as Carl Frampton moves up to featherweight to challenge WBA champion Leo Santa Cruz...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 30 days ago 7,485 reads 59 comments

  6. Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    One of the biggest fights of the year takes place Saturday night in Las Vegas, when WBO super lightweight champion Terence Crawford faces WBC champ Viktor Postol in a unification bout...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 11,112 reads 37 comments

  7. Deontay Wilder vs. Chris Arreola: Preview and Prediction for Heavyweight Bout

    On Saturday night in Birmingham, Alabama, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will make his fourth title defense, taking on two-time title challenger Chris Arreola. This will be Wilder's third defense in his home state...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 9,657 reads 0 comments

  8. What Top Fighter of the Year Candidates Must Do to Be 2016's Best Boxer

    While it is still way too early to seriously handicap the race for 2016 Fighter of the Year, it's also accurate to say that this year the FOY honors have a certain inevitability...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 5,578 reads 8 comments

  9. Calling Fact or Fiction for the Biggest Rumors and Speculations in Boxing

    For boxing fans, good fights rarely come more often than a couple of times per week and sometimes much less frequently. To fill up all that remaining space, the fans need their allotment of rumors and speculation...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 13,816 reads 31 comments

  10. Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    It will be a clash between young, welterweight lions this Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York, when undefeated WBA champion Keith Thurman defends his belt against Shawn Porter. This showdown is one of the year's most anticipated fights...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 2 months ago 13,701 reads 56 comments

  11. Ranking Muhammad Ali's 10 Greatest Lines of Trash Talk

    If Muhammad Ali had never made a single memorable statement, he would still rank as the greatest heavyweight fighter in history...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 2 months ago 9,480 reads 11 comments

  12. Ranking the 10 Most Action-Packed Fights of the Past Decade

    This was a brutally difficult list to compose. Distilling all the great fights of the past decade down to the 10 "most action-packed" finalists guarantees numerous worthy omissions...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 7,521 reads 21 comments

  13. Ranking the 10 Best Knockouts in Boxing from the 1st Half of 2016

    There's a lot more to the "Sweet Science" than simply knocking people out. Serious boxing fans can derive tremendous enjoyment from expertly deployed defensive head movement or skillful use of the jab combined with slick footwork...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 12,998 reads 18 comments

  14. Dream Matchups Between Current Boxing Stars and Past Greats

    Debating hypothetical matchups between current stars and all-time greats has always been a staple of conversation for sports fans. It's true in every sport...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 14,259 reads 106 comments

  15. Who Should Deontay Wilder Fight Next After Alexander Povetkin's Failed PED Test?

    On May 21, Deontay Wilder was supposed to defend his WBC heavyweight title against Alexander Povetkin in Moscow. It was one of the biggest potential fights that could have been made in the division...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 16,390 reads 46 comments

  16. Ranking the Top Early Candidates for Fighter of the Year in 2016

    It's still far too early to put together anything like a definitive list for 2016's Fighter of the Year. But a number of boxers have already taken the first steps in that direction...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 3,336 reads 43 comments

  17. Canelo vs. Khan Results: Round-by-Round Analysis and Recap

    With a single punch, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez ended what had been a very taut and competitive bout. At two minutes, 37 minutes into Round 6, the Mexican superstar feinted with a jab and ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 10,681 reads 21 comments

  18. The Best Potential Fights for Boxing's Top Stars

    Saul Alvarez faces Amir Khan Saturday night on pay-per-view. Fans who are having trouble getting excited for this fight can certainly be forgiven. While the lineal and WBC middleweight titles are on the line, the bout is taking place at a catchweight...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 9,745 reads 48 comments

  19. Alvarez vs. Khan Undercard: Preview and Prediction for Gomez vs. Herrera

    Veteran Mauricio Herrera welcomes undefeated Frankie Gomez to the big time on Saturday night in Las Vegas, as the two face off on the undercard for Canelo Alvarez's pay-per-view clash with Amir Khan...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 6,862 reads 5 comments

  20. Canelo vs. Khan Undercard: Preview and Prediction for Lemieux vs. Tapia

    Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux returns to action Saturday night, as he faces Glen Tapia on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan. Both men in this fight are coming off knockout losses...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 3,387 reads 6 comments

  21. The Biggest Storylines to Follow in Boxing for the Remainder of 2016

    Before the end of 2016, boxing fans should be able to enjoy major fights in several different weight classes. Meanwhile, the heavyweight division, the traditional glamour class of the sport, is more exciting than it has been in years...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 6,842 reads 35 comments

  22. Roman Gonzalez vs. McWilliams Arroyo: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    On Saturday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California, the sport's top pound-for-pound star, Roman Gonzalez, defends his WBC and lineal flyweight title against former amateur world champion McWilliams Arroyo...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 3,165 reads 7 comments

  23. Ranking the Best Young Fighters in Boxing Today

    Four days before he was old enough to legally buy a beer in the United States, Naoya Inoue became a world champion. Eight months later, he jumped a division and claimed a second belt...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 3,642 reads 15 comments

  24. Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley: Round-by-Round Analysis and Recap

    If Manny Pacquiao 's third fight against Timothy Bradley on Saturday is indeed his final bout, it will go down as a memorable performance. If it wasn't vintage Pacquiao, it was at least something very close...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 5 months ago 12,861 reads 12 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Best Moments of Manny Pacquiao's Career

    So many great boxing careers end with a whimper instead of a bang. And it certainly looks possible that this will be the case for Manny Pacquiao as well...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 5 months ago 4,221 reads 12 comments