1. Joe Calzaghe and Floyd Mayweather Jr. - Ebony and Ivory

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Joe Calzaghe. Ebony and Ivory. "Pretty Boy" and "The Prince of Wales." Riggs and Murtaugh. Two fighters forever linked by their lack of respect in a sport they dominated...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 3,733 reads 78 comments

  2. Is Joe Calzaghe Making a Comeback?

    Apparently, watching the Super Six tournament on Showtime proved too much for Joe Calzaghe. The early word out of Wales is that he's considering a comeback against, of all people, Bernard Hopkins...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 609 reads 11 comments

  3. The Old Shane Mosley Was Replaced by an Old Shane Mosley

    Sugar" Shane Mosley was once a great fighter. Way back in 2001 when he, twice, beat a prime Oscar De La Hoya. Since then, he's a very pedestrian 8-5-1 with losses to Vernon Forrest, Winky Wright, and Miguel Cotto...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 703 reads 19 comments

  4. Manny Pacquiao Relenting on Drug Tests, Fight with Floyd Mayweather Gets Closer

    "I am willing to help the sport for the future of the sport. I do not want to see anyone cheat or cheat this sport...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 2,597 reads 63 comments

  5. Kessler vs. Froch: Fight of the Year?

    Wow. I mean—Wow! I was expecting a snoozer. A daydream of Carl Froch beating down a demoralized Mikel Kessler. Kessler, who lost decisively to Andre Ward in his last fight, looked like a very, very beatable fighter...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,321 reads 12 comments

  6. Breaking News: Edwin Valero Puts Wife In Hospital

    In recent weeks there’s been a considerable amount of chatter regarding a potential Edwin Valero–Manny Pacquiao fight. Even Freddie Roach chimed in on the subject, stating that “Valero might make the most logical opponent...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,274 reads 14 comments

  7. For Ali Funeka: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Cold

    Have you ever gotten robbed? Fleeced? Hoodwinked? Maybe you were passed over for a promotion to an inferior colleague? Or, maybe a teacher gave you a 'C' when you deserved an 'A'? Perhaps you were cut from a sports team for 'political' reasons? I...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 146 reads 8 comments

  8. How Andre Dirrell Can Beat Arthur Abraham

    Watching the Manny Pacquiao-Joshua Clottey fight, it became painfully apparent how Andre Dirrell can deal with Arthur Abraham. For those of you who haven't seen Abraham in action, he uses a "peek-a-boo" style defense for the first 4-5 rounds of a fight...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 424 reads 6 comments

  9. For Manny Pacquiao, It's All Downward From Here

    Where can Manny go from here? He has absolutely dominated the welterweight class. A pummeling of De La Hoya so bad he retired. He annihilated Ricky Hatton. A mugging of Cotto to the point where all Cotto could do was pedal backwards...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,509 reads 28 comments

  10. If You Were Disappointed In Pacquiao-Clottey, Just Wait For March 27th

    OK, now that the Pacquiao-Clottey fight is done, let's see what other fights are coming up in March. I know some were thrilled with that fight, and you've probably got lumpia in your fridge and Arnis sticks in your closet...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,351 reads 17 comments

  11. Portland Timbers Dominate Hapless FC Seattle Sounders

    The FC Seattle Sounders—the darlings of MLS last season—were thoroughly and completely dominated by the Portland Timbers tonight at Qwest Field in Seattle...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 771 reads 42 comments

  12. Why Joshua Clottey Has No Chance Against Manny Pacquiao

    I like Joshua Clottey (in fact, he's one of my 'friends' on Facebook). He's a hard working, tough, athletic fighter out of Ghana...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 985 reads 14 comments

  13. Rodrigo Guerrero's Manager Should Be Convicted

    Rodrigo Guerrero is a a 22-year-old exciting boxing prospect out of Mexico. He was a very respectable 13-1 with nine knockouts and fighting at Super Featherweight. Inexplicably, irrevocably, his managers decided to throw him to the wolves...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 324 reads 4 comments

  14. Vic 'The Raging Bull' Darchinyan Out For Blood Tonight On Showtime

    Vic Darchinyan is one of my favorite fighters to watch. He's relentless, overpowering, and a straight-forward, never-take-a-step-backwards fighter. Over the years, he's been the top flyweight or super flyweight in the world...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 360 reads 6 comments

  15. Donaire and Darchinyan Could Make the Best Fight of 2010

    You've got to love Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan. He is, without a doubt, one of the most colorful fighters in boxing. If you haven’t seen him fight, do a search on YouTube...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 538 reads 7 comments

  16. Guillermo Rigondeaux Is the Greatest Fighter You've Never Heard of

    “I went to sit down, and the fight was over.” - Freddie Roach, on Guillermo’s First Round TKO of Adolfo Landeros on February 5th If I told you about a 29-year-old fighter who was 5-0, you’d probably do as I would...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 320 reads 6 comments

  17. The Five All-Time Greatest Boxing Movies

    Boxing has perhaps inspired more excellent movies than any other sport. In fact, if you combined every movie from every other sport, I doubt one of them could crack this list (with the exception of, perhaps, Slap Shot or Hoosiers)...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 5,141 reads 10 comments

  18. Recap: Edwin Valero Highlights Great Fights on Showtime All Weekend!

    Man, what a weekend of great fights! If you missed them, I’ve provided a short recap of each fight on Showtime over the weekend. One note, check out Edwin Valero. He’s an absolute maniac...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,245 reads 9 comments

  19. 2010 NFL Draft: Why Tim Tebow Is Another Drew Brees in the Making

    Let’s see...all the reasons that scouts are down on Tim Tebow: First, he’s never played behind center, always in a shotgun formation. Next, he has that crazy throwing motion that will take too long to release in the NFL...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,430 reads 52 comments

  20. Portland Timbers Look To Destroy FC Seattle In 2011.

    OK Seattle.  With your X-Box sponsorship. Your puke green uniforms. Your Drew Carey ownership.  Get ready for some real soccer. Some Pacific Northwest soccer.  Some cleats up, your-going-home-in-a-Portland-ambulance, style of soccer...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 915 reads 33 comments

  21. Carl Froch Leads the New British Invasion

    Ricky Hatton and Joe Calzaghe are two of my favorite fighters from the past five years, for very different reasons. Hatton was the everyman...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 217 reads 41 comments

  22. Why Jimmy Clausen Is the Second Coming of Ryan Leaf

    I'm a graduate of Washington State University and a die-hard San Diego Chargers fan. That makes the story of Ryan Leaf all the more tragic. I followed Leaf throughout his college career...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 3,448 reads 84 comments

  23. I'd Rather Punch Myself in My Face Than Write About Pacquiao/Mayweather

    It should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone that writes for Bleacher Report, and anyone that reads it, that the surest way to generate reads is by simply writing about Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,928 reads 68 comments

  24. Jesse Brinkley Upsets Curtis Stevens. Is Lucien Bute Next?

    You might remember Jesse Brinkley from the first season of The Contender. An earnest boxer from Nevada who was easily one of the top boxers on the show. He ended up placing behind Sergio Mora and Peter Manfredo Jr...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,790 reads 34 comments

  25. Fat Fernando Vargas Is Making a Comeback

    Approximately an hour north, depending on traffic, lays Oxnard, CA. Stationed right on the Pacific Ocean, Oxnard is primarily an agricultural community, and because of that, a Hispanic community...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 10,128 reads 21 comments