1. Burning Questions for Boxing in 2017

    Burning boxing questions come in two basic varieties: "Will they fight?" and "Who will win when they do fight?" Will Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin finally meet in the ring ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 4,376 reads 25 comments

  2. British Pound-for-Pound Rankings at the End of 2016

    As 2016 draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the past 12 months in British boxing. In truth, it has been an up-and-down year...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 3,282 reads 6 comments

  3. Nick Blackwell Awakes from Coma: Latest Details, Reaction

    British boxer Nick Blackwell has regained consciousness from a coma brought about by life-threatening brain injuries, per BBC Sport ...

    Stuart Newman Written by Stuart Newman about 3 months ago 3,756 reads 7 comments

  4. Bleacher Report's Boxing Awards for 2016

    There's something special about fighters — men and women who are willing to step into the spotlight and test their will, stamina, courage and skill against each other...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 3 months ago 7,063 reads 15 comments

  5. Bold Predictions for Boxing in 2017

    It's that time of year again! Out with the old and in with the new. So, here at Bleacher Report, that means it's time for our year-end tradition of making bold (and hopefully accurate) ...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 3 months ago 10,515 reads 63 comments

  6. Wladimir Klitschko Sees His Past Self When Looking at Anthony Joshua

    Stop us if you've heard this one before. A mammoth heavyweight boxer parlays Olympic gold into a quick professional championship and sets his sights on long-term domination of the sport's most glamorous division...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 2,648 reads 9 comments

  7. Deontay Wilder vs. Andrzej Wawrzyk: Fight Date Announced, Comments, Reaction

    WBC heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder will reportedly next defend his title against Andrzej Wawrzyk on Feb. 25, 2017, at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Aaron Suttles of the Tuscaloosa News first reported the fight details Tuesday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 5,458 reads 30 comments

  8. Chris Eubank Jr. Features in 5 British Fighters Whose Stocks Fell in 2016

    Having already picked out the Brits who saw their stocks rise in 2016 , the time has come to take a look at those who have seen their standings dip over the same period of time...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 3,930 reads 10 comments

  9. 5 British Fighters Whose Stock Has Risen over the Course of 2016

    While a week is said to be a long time in politics, a year is definitely a long time in boxing. When Bleacher Report compiled this list at the end of 2015 , Anthony Crolla, Tyson Fury and Liam Smith were all included...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 2,144 reads 2 comments

  10. Boxing's Biggest 'What Ifs' from 2016

    As boxing fans, we must live with our "what ifs." There are always certain matchups that fail to materialize or fall through at the last minute. But every year, certain near misses sting more than the rest...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 3 months ago 3,981 reads 24 comments

  11. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of December 18

    Joe Smith Jr. emphatically ended the career of Bernard Hopkins with an eighth-round knockout victory Saturday night at the Forum in Los Angeles...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 3 months ago 5,842 reads 63 comments

  12. Kell Brook and Amir Khan Feature in 3 Christmas Wishes for British Boxing Fans

    Socks. It is a certainty at Christmas that someone will give you socks. There are no such certainties when it comes to British boxing, however. Despite a topsy-turvy year in terms of results on the world stage, the future continues to look bright...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 3,747 reads 3 comments

  13. Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith: Winner, Recap and Knockout Reaction

    Joe Smith Jr. has retained his WBC international light heavyweight title and sent Bernard Hopkins into retirement with an eighth-round TKO victory in California on Saturday night...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 207,020 reads 96 comments

  14. Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith Jr.: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Joe Smith Jr. knocked Bernard Hopkins out of the ring and onto the arena floor in the eighth round to end the all-time great's career with a brutal stoppage loss on Saturday night at the Forum in Los Angeles on HBO...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 3 months ago 23,017 reads 15 comments

  15. Gennady Golovkin vs. Danny Jacobs: Fight Date Announced, Comments, Reaction

    The middleweight title bout between WBC, IBF and WBA champion Gennady Golovkin and Danny Jacobs has officially been announced for March 18, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 3 months ago 14,598 reads 71 comments

  16. Ranking Bernard Hopkins' Greatest Fights

    Bernard Hopkins will turn 52 years old in January. But he’s got some things to do first. Topping that list is a Saturday night business trip to suburban Los Angeles, where he’ll meet 20-something Joe Smith Jr...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 3 months ago 2,785 reads 4 comments

  17. Terence Crawford Sentenced to 50 Days in Jail: Latest Details and Reaction

    Super lightweight boxing champion Terence Crawford was sentenced to 50 days in jail Thursday after being convicted in September of two misdemeanor charges related to an incident at an Omaha, Nebraska, body shop...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 19,087 reads 30 comments

  18. Wladimir Klitschko Gambles on Glory as He Risks Legacy Against Anthony Joshua

    Which corner are you in when it comes to the fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko ? There are two contrasting trains of thought: either the relatively inexperienced ...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 3,127 reads 9 comments

  19. Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Bernard Hopkins has more than earned the right to go out on his own terms, and he's going to do exactly that...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 3 months ago 3,613 reads 6 comments

  20. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Says He'll Slap 'Punk Ass' Conor McGregor

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has vowed to "slap the s--t" out of "punk ass" UFC lightweight titleholder Conor McGregor as the pair continued their war of words over social media...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 127,171 reads 133 comments

  21. Amir Khan vs. Kell Brook Fight Talks Revealed by Boxing Promoter Eddie Hearn

    There is a “good chance” that Amir Khan and Kell Brook will finally fight in May 2017, with the duo said to be "in talks" over a showdown, according to promoter Eddie Hearn ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 3,083 reads 26 comments

  22. The Heavyweight Stock Exchange: Analysing the Market Heading into 2017

    The heavyweight division is full of intrigue right now. Debate the level of quality all you like, but there is at least depth in the division these days, something that wasn't the case when the Klitschko brothers held all the belts simultaneously...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 4,642 reads 21 comments

  23. Underrated Boxers Not Getting Enough Credit for Excellent 2016 Performances

    The individual nature of boxing always leaves some talented athletes stuck in the shadows. The Sweet Science's spotlight can only contain so many stars at the same time. This is a list populated by world-title holders and top contenders...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 4 months ago 2,471 reads 5 comments

  24. Deontay Wilder Would Box Brock Lesnar, Says His Brother Would Top Conor McGregor

    WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has picked out former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar as the MMA fighter he would most like to take on in the boxing ring...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 4 months ago 22,247 reads 57 comments

  25. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of December 11

    Hopefully you've all recovered from a loaded weekend of boxing! Both HBO and Showtime put on cards stacked with significant fighters, so we'll take some time to look at the major storylines that emerged...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 4 months ago 186 reads 1 comments