1. Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez: Outrage over Decision Is Misguided

    I thought Manny Pacquiao was going to crush Juan Manuel Marquez in the third edition of one of boxing’s best modern rivalries...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 7,851 reads 66 comments

  2. Random Thoughts About Manny Pacquiao, Joe Frazier, and Paully Malignaggi

    This weekend brings another "big fight"—the third, and probably final, edition of Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 290 reads 0 comments

  3. Boxing: Lucian Bute, Michael Katsidis, Alfredo Angulo Headline Stacked Weekend

    Boxing has been in a patience-testing funk over the last few months. What looked like a promising July began with David Haye laying a gigantic egg in the biggest fight of his life against Wladimir Klitschko...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 320 reads 3 comments

  4. Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather and the Pound-for-Pound Top 25

    It's time for the often contentious, entirely subjective, pound-for-pound rankings. The first rule: there are no rules. "Pound-for-pound" is a way of evaluating fighters, regardless of weight...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 3,637 reads 30 comments

  5. Boxing's Five Leading Candidates for Fight of the Year

    As we wind down to the last two months of the boxing season, several front-runners have emerged for the Fight of the Year. We all knew Bernard Hopkins vs...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 3,521 reads 2 comments

  6. Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson: Afterthoughts on Another Boxing Debacle

    I went into last Saturday night an unabashed fan of Bernard Hopkins, and frankly, I still am. No armchair doctor here; I take his word and that of the official doctor's note released ...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 464 reads 0 comments

  7. Bernard Hopkins vs. Chad Dawson: Undercard Preview

    Bernard Hopkins , undisputed champion of the light heavyweight division, takes on Chad Dawson, The Ring magazine's third-ranked contender, on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 2,896 reads 14 comments

  8. Bernard Hopkins vs. Chad Dawson: Preview and Prediction

    On Saturday, Oct. 15, Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2) makes his first defense of the lineal light-heavyweight championship when he takes on Chad Dawson (30-1) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 1,933 reads 14 comments

  9. Sergio Martinez: 5 Fighters He Could Face Next After Dispatching Darren Barker

    Pictured above is one Floyd "Money" Mayweather. What does he have to do with the next opponent of Sergio Martinez? Sadly, probably nothing. It's the fight I most want to see behind Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 1,277 reads 1 comments

  10. Sergio Martinez vs. Darren Barker: 10 Things You Need to Know About the Fight

    Most people are familiar with Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather , the consensus two best fighters in boxing, regardless of weight. The man generally considered to be the third best in the world, Sergio Martinez, is not exactly a household name...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 2,264 reads 13 comments

  11. Mayweather vs. Ortiz Results: Five Possible Next Opponents for Ortiz

    As we all know by now, on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Victor Ortiz was the victim of a sucker-punch, a confused referee, and most of all, his own ineptitude in staying focused and properly defending himself...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 1,885 reads 7 comments

  12. Boxing: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Behaved Like a Fighter Last Night

    Floyd Mayweather improved his record to 42-0 with a bizarre fourth-round knockout of Victor Ortiz on Saturday night...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 1,291 reads 12 comments

  13. Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz: 15 Things You Need to Know

    The anticipation has reached a fever pitch as the biggest fight of the year is just two days away when Floyd Mayweather makes his return to the ring against Victor Ortiz...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 1,555 reads 4 comments

  14. Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz: 7 Reasons Money Could Lose His Perfect Mark

    What is it with the number seven? The seven deadly sins, the seven wonders of the world, the Magnificent Seven...the age of Victor Ortiz when he first dreamed that one day he would beat Andre Berto...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 2,654 reads 18 comments

  15. Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz: 10 Bold Predictions

    I'm not here to tell you that Floyd Mayweather is going to break down and dominate Victor Ortiz, and win a decision in the ballpark of 10-2 in rounds. That's not exactly a "bold" prediction...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 17,581 reads 70 comments

  16. Victor Ortiz: How Floyd Mayweather's Opponent Got to This Fight

    The road of a professional boxer is not often a smooth one. Victor Ortiz found a bump in his path two years ago in the form of the iron-fisted Argentine brawler Marcos Maidana...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 398 reads 1 comments

  17. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: 8 Possible Opponents for a Spring 2012 Fight

    Let's be honest here. There's approximately, oh....one man who anyone outside of the most hard-core boxing fans actually wants to see Floyd Mayweather fight. His name is Manny Pacquiao...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about almost 3 years ago 1,346 reads 15 comments

  18. Boxing's Best, Worst and Most Ugly So Far in 2011

    Note–Is there any significance or reason for a retrospective on the year at the utterly random date of August 26th? No...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 673 reads 0 comments

  19. Boxing Divisional Rankings

    Rankings can be as subjective as your favorite color. Sometimes there's hard evidence; most of the time, because the best don't fight the best in this sport as much as we'd like, there's not...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 638 reads 5 comments

  20. 5 Fights for Sergio Martinez in Spring 2012 Better Than Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

    Sergio Martinez is fighting Darren Barker on October 1st. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. takes on Ronald Hearns September 17th. Unless Martinez has rapidly deteriorated overnight, Barker has little chance of pulling the upset...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 934 reads 21 comments

  21. Marcos Maidana Is No Willie Pep

    Marcos Maidana is known for two things: being a hard-hitting brawler with little regard for the sweet science and wearing a bizarre tattoo of a baby on his chest...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 708 reads 3 comments

  22. Manny Pacquiao and 10 Boxing Hall of Famers Among Active Fighters

    The latest class inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame included Mike Tyson, Julio Cesar Chavez and Kosta Tsyzu. There are many fighters active today who will end up there...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 5,673 reads 30 comments

  23. 10 of the Greatest Knockouts of All Time

    The knockout is boxing's most thrilling possible resolution. There is no more decisive outcome to a fighting contest than one man being unable to rise and continue. Knockouts eliminate the Eugenia Williams' of the world...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 8,899 reads 19 comments

  24. Manny Pacquiao and 10 of Boxing's Greatest Gentlemen

    In boxing, there are good guys and bad guys. Not in a personal sense, but in the roles people seem to gravitate toward in their public personas...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 2,291 reads 18 comments

  25. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs Victor Ortiz: Fight of the Year Possibilities?

    Floyd Mayweather hasn't been in a Fight of the Year caliber bout since....well, ever. He's had some close fights, twice against Jose Luis Castillo, and some entertaining ones, Zab Judah, Ricky Hatton and Diego Corrales come to mind...

    James Foley Written by James Foley about 3 years ago 1,283 reads 2 comments