1. Ranking the Best Fighter in Boxing History from Every Continent

    Boxing fans and writers take pride in the international nature of our sport. Putting together this piece brought that home to me clearly. Every name included on this list is a Hall of Famer and among the greatest of all time at his weight...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 6 hours ago 3,915 reads 12 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Best Slugfests in Boxing from the Past 10 Years

    There's nothing more exciting in sports than two evenly matched prizefighters slugging it out. Even fans who understand the sport well enough to appreciate brilliant defensive technique ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 2 days ago 11,172 reads 32 comments

  3. Boxers Most Likely to End 2015 as a Lineal Champion

    In past eras, boxing fans didn't even need to think about lineal champions. To be the champion, by definition, meant being the guy who beat the guy who beat the guy...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 days ago 11,311 reads 17 comments

  4. Calling Fact or Fiction on Top Boxing Rumors and Speculation

    Even though I had officially given up on it years ago, in recent weeks I had begun to feel cautiously hopeful that "The Fight" between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather might finally be falling into place...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 5 days ago 30,953 reads 209 comments

  5. Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios: Preview and Prediction for Welterweight Bout

    There's nothing like a trilogy in boxing. And we have a terrific one coming up in Broomfield, Colorado, on Saturday, where former champions Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios will face off for a rubber match...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 7 days ago 4,618 reads 6 comments

  6. Young Boxers with the Potential to Become a No. 1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter

    Trying to predict that a young rising star in boxing will become a pound-for-pound star is about as hard as predicting which NFL draft pick will end up wearing a yellow blazer in Canton...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 9 days ago 27,440 reads 116 comments

  7. Blueprints for Top Boxing Stars to Make the Most Out of 2015

    The 2015 boxing calendar is already off to a great start. This weekend, ESPN's Friday Night Fights will feature a great matchup between rising contender Willie Monroe Jr. and tough middleweight gatekeeper Bryan Vera...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 10 days ago 8,283 reads 28 comments

  8. Ranking the Top 10 Fighters in Boxing's Heavyweight Division

    By knocking out Kubrat Pulev in just five rounds last November, Wladimir Klitschko sent a clear message. He's still the king of the heavyweight division. It's difficult to imagine anybody supplanting the Ukrainian, anytime soon...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 12 days ago 23,282 reads 36 comments

  9. Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder: Preview, Prediction for Heavyweight Clash

    Saturday night in Las Vegas, Bermane Stiverne defends his WBC heavyweight title against undefeated knockout machine Deontay Wilder...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 14 days ago 13,804 reads 27 comments

  10. Boxers Most Likely to Have Their Breakout Moments in 2015

    Excitement has been growing among boxing fans about the potential of Keith Thurman and the Charlo twins for the past two years...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 16 days ago 9,218 reads 23 comments

  11. Predicting the Top 10 Pound-for-Pound Boxers at the Start of 2016

    Movement happens slowly in the top-10 pound-for-pound rankings. To be widely considered at that level, a fighter must usually beat a solid resume of other top stars and contenders...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 17 days ago 15,094 reads 45 comments

  12. Boxers Most Likely to Experience a Decline in 2015

    Decline is inevitable in all human endeavors. Nowhere can this be seen more cruelly and quickly than in the fight game. Great champions like Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez provide epic fights for the ages...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 19 days ago 11,920 reads 18 comments

  13. Calling Fact or Fiction on Top Boxing Rumors and Speculation

    Lacking tournaments and playoff systems, boxing fans are forced to spend much more time than the fans of the team sports wondering about potential matchups. And a big part of following the sport is sifting through rumor and speculation...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 21 days ago 26,663 reads 60 comments

  14. Boxers Who Experienced the Biggest Drop-Offs in 2014

    Time passes quickly. Nowhere is this reality more cruelly observed than in the world of professional fighting...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 23 days ago 11,902 reads 46 comments

  15. New Year's Resolutions for Boxing's Top Stars

    As 2014 prepares to slip into the dustbin of history, boxing fans look back upon a year that was less than spectacular. While there were plenty of great moments to enjoy, it failed to match the historical and dramatic highs of 2012 and 2013...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 26 days ago 11,518 reads 74 comments

  16. Ranking the Most Dominant Calendar Years in Boxing History

    This list had to be dominated by the old-timers. In earlier eras, even world champions often fought multiple times per month...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 28 days ago 8,656 reads 34 comments

  17. Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Hisashi Amagasa: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    On New Year's Eve in Osaka, Japan, undefeated super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux returns to action against Oriental and Pacific featherweight champion Hisashi Amagasa...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 6,294 reads 21 comments

  18. Most Memorable Moments in Boxing in 2014

    It was a year when Miguel Cotto made boxing history. Bernard Hopkins stretched the plausibility of human aging, while Sergey Kovalev emerged from his shadow as one of the sport's biggest stars...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 9,950 reads 6 comments

  19. Superfights with a Legitimate Chance to Be Made in 2015

    Let's be clear on one thing: A "superfight" is a fight where both combatants have huge fanbases and legitimate, top-of-the-weight class and/or pound-for-pound standing. Floyd Mayweather vs...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 10,221 reads 36 comments

  20. Best Feel-Good Stories in Boxing from 2014

    Even in a year like 2014, when mismatches were particularly outrageous and score cards too often egregious, boxing still has plenty of inspiring stories. The drama of the ring always allows some feel-good stories to emerge...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 12,451 reads 14 comments

  21. Boxers Who Will Make the Most Buzz in 2015

    Whether we like it or not, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are destined to be the two most talked about boxers in 2015...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 14,859 reads 35 comments

  22. Ranking the Worst Belt-Holders in Boxing Today

    None of the boxers on this list are bad boxers. Even in our era of alphabet-soup absurdity, nobody is just walking off the street and getting belts handed to him. To become any variety of world champion is an achievement...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 17,512 reads 17 comments

  23. Adonis Stevenson vs. Dmitry Sukhotsky: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    Friday night in Quebec City, Adonis Stevenson defends the WBC light heavyweight title against Dmitry Sukhotsky ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 4,779 reads 3 comments

  24. Ranking the Most Likely Candidates to Be Floyd Mayweather's Next Opponent

    Until he finally hangs up the gloves, fans will continue to ask: "Who is Floyd Mayweather going to fight next?" As 2014 winds down, this is as true as ever...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 52,927 reads 234 comments

  25. Keith Thurman vs. Leonard Bundu: Preview and Prediction for Welterweight Fight

    Saturday night in Las Vegas, one of the hottest young fighters in the sport, Keith Thurman, returns to action against European welterweight champion Leonard Bundu of Italy. Both fighters enter this bout undefeated...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 3,163 reads 9 comments