1. Stock Watch for the Top Brawlers in Boxing Today

    A pure brawler won't get far in the sport of boxing. Even an unheralded club fighter will generally have far too much technical skill for an unrefined mook who is simply swinging for the fences...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 2 days ago 7,663 reads 19 comments

  2. Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    Saturday night in Atlantic City, Russian knockout machine Sergey Kovalev defends his WBO light heavyweight title against undefeated Blake Caparello of Australia. Kovalev is one of the rising stars in the sport, and Caparello is a legitimate contender...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 days ago 2,686 reads 14 comments

  3. Boxers Whose Popularity Will Continue to Grow in 2014

    When Miguel Cotto jumped all over Sergio Martinez in June and rolled him for the WBC and lineal middleweight titles via Round 10 TKO, he rallied some of the most passionate fans in the sport...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 6 days ago 9,488 reads 42 comments

  4. Ranking the 10 Most Powerful Punchers in Boxing Today

    Gennady Golovkin heads into his title defense against Daniel Geale this weekend riding a knockout streak of 16 straight. Even though he only fights at 160 pounds, "GGG" has to be viewed as one of the biggest punchers in the sport...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 7 days ago 11,738 reads 16 comments

  5. Ranking the Best Opponents for Tyson Fury After Dereck Chisora's Injury

    As reported yesterday by the BBC and Sky Sports , heavyweight contender Dereck Chisora was forced to pull out of his fight scheduled for this weekend with fellow Brit Tyson Fury...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 9 days ago 3,600 reads 6 comments

  6. Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    This Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, undefeated WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin defends his belt against former champion Daniel Geale of Australia...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 11 days ago 11,418 reads 51 comments

  7. Boxers Most Likely to Crack Pound-for-Pound Top-10 Lists in 2014

    Shawn Porter and Terence Crawford have been two of the top breakouts stars of 2014. They've both defended world titles with dominant stoppages of former champions...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 13 days ago 11,473 reads 42 comments

  8. Ranking the Most Complete Fighters in Boxing Today

    A complete fighter is one who can both avoid punishment and dish it out. While pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather hasn't displayed fight-ending power very often at welterweight, ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 14 days ago 11,089 reads 42 comments

  9. Zou Shiming vs. Luis De La Rosa: Preview and Prediction for Flyweight Bout

    Saturday in Macau , Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming resumes his quest to become China's first professional boxing star when he returns to action against Luis De La Rosa of Colombia...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 16 days ago 2,700 reads 6 comments

  10. Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Sod Kokietgym: Preview, Prediction for Title Fight

    Saturday in Macau , China, Cuban star Guillermo Rigondeaux defends his WBO and WBA super bantamweight belts against Sod Kokietgym of Thailand. If you have never heard of Kokietgym , don't be alarmed...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 18 days ago 4,040 reads 14 comments

  11. Ranking the Best Showdowns Between Mexican and Cuban Boxers

    This Saturday's pay-per-view clash between Saul Alvarez and Erislandy Lara has developed into a matter of national rivalry, as the popular Mexican redhead and the former Cuban amateur ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 20 days ago 1,931 reads 1 comments

  12. Boxers Most Deserving of Their 1st Chance to Win a Title

    In earlier eras, boxers often had to plug away for years before getting their title shot. There are all-time greats like Holman Williams who never fought for a belt. But in today's alphabet-soup era, title shots are relatively cheap...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 21 days ago 6,610 reads 20 comments

  13. Nathan Cleverly vs. Alejandro Valori: Preview, Prediction for Upcoming Bout

    On Saturday night in Liverpool, former WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly continues his campaign to capture a world title in the cruiserweight division when he faces Alejandro Valori of Argentina...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 22 days ago 1,132 reads 1 comments

  14. Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Francisco Vargas: Preview, Prediction for Upcoming Fight

    Saturday night on the Saul Alvarez-Erislandy Lara pay-per-view, former featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez will face undefeated contender Francisco Vargas. The WBO International and NABF super featherweight belts are on the line...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 24 days ago 3,989 reads 4 comments

  15. Calling Fact or Fiction on Possibilities for Floyd Mayweather's Next Fight

    Last weekend at the BET Awards , pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather gave a red-carpet interview where he stated that his next fight would be on Sept. 13 in a rematch with his last opponent, Marcos Maidana...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 27 days ago 42,422 reads 113 comments

  16. Ranking the Best Boxing Trainers of the Past Decade

    Manny Pacquiao has been one of the great boxing stories of this century, and Freddie Roach has been a huge part of the former Filipino street kid's epic journey...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 28 days ago 9,413 reads 26 comments

  17. 10 Boxers Who've Been Unfairly Given the 'Boring' Label

    The art of boxing is hitting without being hit. Few fighters in history have been better at this than Floyd Mayweather , yet many so-called fans deride the pound-for-pound king as "a runner...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 11,218 reads 74 comments

  18. Ranking the Most Competitive Weight Divisions in Boxing Today

    One of the reasons I've always been drawn to weight-class sports like boxing is because they provide opportunities to great athletes of every size and shape...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 12,310 reads 31 comments

  19. Ranking the Best Cuban Fighters in Boxing History

    Cuba has one of the richest boxing histories on the planet. Fighters such as Kid Gavilan and Jose Napoles were major stars of their era. Yet, compiling a ranking for Cuban fighters is more complicated than for most other countries...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 2,943 reads 4 comments

  20. Rising Boxing Stars Who Should Start Climbing Weight Classes

    Mikey Garcia has been viewed as a potential star since he was a developing prospect. As he has reached the championship level, he's seemed to turn it up a notch and now has to be considered a potential pound-for-pound threat...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 6,467 reads 9 comments

  21. Terence Crawford vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

    On Saturday night (HBO; 10 p.m. ET/PT) in Nebraska, Terence Crawford will return home to defend his WBO lightweight title against two-division world titleholder Yuriorkis Gamboa...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 6,722 reads 28 comments

  22. Predicting the Next Boxers to Fight in a Main Event for the 1st Time

    Boxing fans are always on the lookout for a new star at heavyweight. After handling Tomasz Adamek earlier this year, Vyacheslav Glazkov has inserted his name into that conversation...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 7,561 reads 9 comments

  23. Ranking the Most Productive Trainer-Fighter Relationships in Boxing History

    Nobody who encountered the young Joe Louis would have doubted his natural aptitude for a career as a prize fighter...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 3,832 reads 8 comments

  24. Boxers Whose Stock Is Soaring in 2014

    Miguel Cotto entered this year already being one of the most popular boxers of his generation and a first-ballot Hall of Famer. But beating Sergio Martinez for the world middleweight title earlier this month shot his stock to another level...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 41,845 reads 50 comments

  25. Devon Alexander vs. Jesus Soto Karass: Preview, Prediction for Welterweight Bout

    On Saturday in Carson, California, former two-division world champion Devon Alexander will return to action against tough veteran Jesus Soto Karass ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 month ago 1,963 reads 15 comments