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Articles by author: Corey Erdman(48 results)

Miguel Cotto Leaves Boxing With Class And Dignity

Miguel Cotto Leaves Boxing With Class And Dignity

By Corey Erdman - Boxing breakups are very rarely of the amicable variety. Most often, they’re long, they’re drawn out, and they’re painful. The fight game isn’t the ex that treats you well on the way...Read More

Evander Holyfield Helps Boxing Take Major Fighter Safety Strides

Evander Holyfield Helps Boxing Take Major Fighter Safety Strides

By Corey Erdman - One of the most famous fighters in the history of boxing sits at the end of a long string of tables at Prime One 16 Steakhouse in East Harlem. Evander Holyfield promoted his second p...Read More

Now Is The Time To Make Joshua vs. Wilder

Now Is The Time To Make Joshua vs. Wilder

By Corey Erdman - The impact of Deontay Wilder's first round knockout over Bermane Stiverne came to light in my Instagram DMs on Sunday morning. A close friend of mine, who appreciates boxing but isn'...Read More

Murat Gassiev May Be Abel Sanchez's Latest Masterpiece

Murat Gassiev May Be Abel Sanchez's Latest Masterpiece

By Corey Erdman - Heading into Saturday's World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight quarterfinal bout against Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, trainer Abel Sanchez told anyone who would listen that his charge, Mur...Read More

Chris Eubank Jr. May Ultimately Enhance Father's Legacy

By Corey Erdman - Chris Eubank Jr. may never find his way out of his father’s shadow, but he’s coming as close as you can get to creating a legacy separate from his famous Dad’s. Eubank advanced to th...Read More

Mayweather, Klitschko, Ward, Jones Create 2022 HOF Debate

Mayweather, Klitschko, Ward, Jones Create 2022 HOF Debate

By Corey Erdman - Andre Ward announced his retirement from the sport of boxing last week, walking away from a profession he was the very best in the world at. In a sport in which retirements often com...Read More

Sor Rungvisai Turns Trash Into Gold With KO of Chocolatito

Sor Rungvisai Turns Trash Into Gold With KO of Chocolatito

By Corey Erdman - Seventeen years ago, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and his girlfriend hid in a storage wagon and made their way to Bangkok. Without any money, with few belongings and no food, Sor Rungvisai...Read More

Mayweather TKOs McGregor As Everyone Should Have Expected

Mayweather TKOs McGregor As Everyone Should Have Expected

By Corey Erdman - For about three rounds, the majority of the boxing world held its breath. Over the course of nine minutes, Floyd Mayweather looked like he wasn't doing exactly what he wanted inside ...Read More

Conor McGregor's Boxing Skill Still Remains A Mystery

Conor McGregor's Boxing Skill Still Remains A Mystery

By Corey Erdman - After an hour long media workout and another 22 seconds of sparring footage has been released, two weeks out from perhaps the richest boxing match in history, we still do not know if...Read More

What's Next For Adrien Broner After Loss To Mikey Garcia?

What's Next For Adrien Broner After Loss To Mikey Garcia?

By Corey Erdman - The great irony of Adrien Broner is that as transparent as he's been throughout his career, a lot of his popularity has been rooted in illusion. No fighter in the world has allowed f...Read More

Is it Time For Robert Guerrero and Takashi Miura To Retire?

Is it Time For Robert Guerrero and Takashi Miura To Retire?

By Corey Erdman - Being a boxing fan is a cruel existence for any number of reasons. The sport has no set schedule, doesn't always promise the best matchups, and has any number of injustices and inequ...Read More

Success Of Pacquiao-Horn Proves Boxing Is Still King

Success Of Pacquiao-Horn Proves Boxing Is Still King

By Corey Erdman - It's been said that boxing is the sport all others aspire to be. There are certainly elements of boxing that other sports are happy to not deal with, none moreso than the puzzling en...Read More

Do We Believe Andre Ward Can Beat Anthony Joshua?

Do We Believe Andre Ward Can Beat Anthony Joshua?

By Corey Erdman - After Saturday's TKO victory over Sergey Kovalev, it's inarguable that Andre Ward is the best fighter in the sport, pound for pound. However you interpret the meaning of “pound for p...Read More

Virgil Hunter's Decision To Save Fonfara Should Be Applauded

Virgil Hunter's Decision To Save Fonfara Should Be Applauded

By Corey Erdman - After Adonis Stevenson had hammered Andrzej Fonfara with four consecutive monstrous left hands, it was clear that if not for any intervention, the bout would only end one way—with Fo...Read More

Why Do Boxing Robberies Continue To Happen?

Why Do Boxing Robberies Continue To Happen?

By Corey Erdman - If boxing is considered to be a form of physical art, then perhaps it stands to reason that the work of its artists are all too often misinterpreted and unappreciated. On Saturday, t...Read More

The Big Reveal: Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin

The Big Reveal: Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin

By Corey Erdman - Here's the truth: Fans on Saturday night were treated to a live showing of Canelo Alvarez's first sparring session in preparation for Gennady Golovkin. As Alvarez battered Julio Cesa...Read More

Shakur Stevenson and The Making of The Next Black Superstar

Shakur Stevenson and The Making of The Next Black Superstar

By Corey Erdman - If Shakur Stevenson is to become boxing's next superstar, his biggest obstacles may not even be inside the ring. Stevenson, by all accounts, has the goods in the squared circle. The ...Read More

Vasyl Lomachenko Continues Historically Unprecedented Run

Vasyl Lomachenko Continues Historically Unprecedented Run

By Corey Erdman - When you watch Vasyl Lomachenko fight, there's a whole lot to marvel at. There's his magnificent footwork, which makes it seem as though he's floating in the ring. There's his astute...Read More

Boxing's Pound For Pound Debate Is Tougher Than Ever

Boxing's Pound For Pound Debate Is Tougher Than Ever

By Corey Erdman - As subjective and open to debate as the pound for pound discussion is in boxing, the current state of the mythical list offers more questions, and more possibilities for No. 1 than e...Read More

David Lemieux is Ready To Fight Canelo, Billy Joe Saunders

After Gennady Golovkin's tough victory over Daniel Jacobs this past Saturday, the middleweight division picture has more clarity, and David Lemieux is figuring out where he fits into it. Following Lem...Read More

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