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How in The World Did McGregor Become Biggest Star In Boxing?

By Andreas Hale - Once upon a time, in an era not too long ago, a fighter looking to secure a showdown with Floyd Mayweather was known as an individual entering “The Mayweather Sweepstakes.” A bout wi...Read More

Daniel Gonzalez: I'll Give it Everything To Reach Goal of World Title

Perhaps the true test of a fighter’s will and desire doesn’t come in the ring, but when the Thanksgiving dinner bell rings and he or she has to turn away, knowing that weigh-in day is 24 hours away. T...Read More

Jason Sosa Seeks Own Impressive Comeback on Kovalev Card

Jason Sosa Seeks Own Impressive Comeback on Kovalev Card

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – Jason Sosa was plenty thankful Thursday, even though the weight-conscious contender couldn’t consume nearly as much food as he wanted while eating Thanksgiving dinner. Sosa ...Read More

Sergey Kovalev - From a Single Point to a Question Mark

Sergey Kovalev - From a Single Point to a Question Mark

By Cliff Rold - So much can change in boxing with a single point on the scorecards. No one knows that better than former unified light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KO). With a little...Read More

Shabranskyy Prepared To Do Everything Possible To Beat Kovalev

Shabranskyy Prepared To Do Everything Possible To Beat Kovalev

By Thomas Gerbasi - While the wider boxing world will be getting their first real dose of Vyacheslav Shabranskyy this Saturday when the Ukrainian faces Sergey Kovalev for the vacant WBO light heavywei...Read More

Kovalev's Return a Reminder of Prolonged Stevenson Frustration

Kovalev's Return a Reminder of Prolonged Stevenson Frustration

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It suddenly seems like decades ago. But fans of modern light heavyweights will remember exactly where they were on Nov. 30, 2013. It was that night at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebe...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

Deontay Wilder - From Mild-Mannered To Motormouth

Deontay Wilder - From Mild-Mannered To Motormouth

by Martin Rogers - Let’s make no mistake about it – Deontay Wilder is loud. It seems that not a day goes by without WBC heavyweight champion Wilder finding a new way to bait rival big man Anthony Josh...Read More

Oscar De La Hoya's Hypocrisy is All About Floyd Mayweather

Oscar De La Hoya's Hypocrisy is All About Floyd Mayweather

By Andreas Hale - Remember that time that Oscar De La Hoya wrote an open letter to the boxing community asking them to boycott a fight between one of the best pound for pound fighters in history and t...Read More

Wilder Would Agree to Fight Ortiz Again, Wants to 'Punish' Him

Wilder Would Agree to Fight Ortiz Again, Wants to 'Punish' Him

By Keith Idec - Deontay Wilder wants nothing more than to challenge Anthony Joshua for heavyweight supremacy in his next fight. Wilder would settle for a title unification fight against Joseph Parker,...Read More

2017 Soon Coming To a Close: The Creeping Reset

2017 Soon Coming To a Close: The Creeping Reset

By Cliff Rold - Yuandale Evans-Luis Rosa was one hell of a fight last Friday night. It was also 2017 in microcosm. Boxing is a gambler’s sport and many a gambler has enjoyed the thrill of the hot hand...Read More

Ishe Smith: I Defied The Odds Before, I've Done it My Way

Ishe Smith: I Defied The Odds Before, I've Done it My Way

By Thomas Gerbasi - Ishe Smith will never be remembered for putting on blood and guts wars like Arturo Gatti and his friend Diego Corrales, but over 17 years in professional boxing, he’s earned the ti...Read More

Ahmed Elbiali Prepping For Career-Defining War With Jean Pascal

Ahmed Elbiali Prepping For Career-Defining War With Jean Pascal

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - His complexion and his name quickly spoil the secret. Yes, it’s true. Ahmed Elbiali is not a native of the United States. But even in an era where immigrants aren’t celebrated, t...Read More

Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder: Better Together

Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder: Better Together

By Tris Dixon - There was a time when fighting men were fighting men, and they did what they were both supposed to do and what they were paid to do. Fight. It seems as though it should be so simple. Y...Read More

What Would Boxing Look Like With Dana White as a Promoter?

What Would Boxing Look Like With Dana White as a Promoter?

By Andreas Hale - Before Dana White was the bombastic UFC president who has become the face of the sport, he was emptying spit buckets while trying his hand at becoming a boxer at the age of 17. Three...Read More

Cletus Seldin on His Love For Hard Work, Exercise and Funko Pop

Ace publicist Bernie Bahrmasel has probably heard it all over the course of his duties in the boxing world. What likely never showed up in an interview was a 10-minute discussion of toys, but that was...Read More

Charles Conwell Ready For ShoBox Debut: I Know What I Can Do

2016 U.S. Olympian Charles Conwell usually focuses on modern boxers when doing a deep YouTube dive for some out of the gym studying. But he does reel off some familiar names when discussing the old sc...Read More

Hearn: If Miller Beats Wach Impressively, Could Get Joshua Next

Hearn: If Miller Beats Wach Impressively, Could Get Joshua Next

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – Jarrell Miller seemed completely loose Thursday. The hilarious heavyweight joked about making Mariusz Wach pay for him not being able to eat cheeseburgers the past two month...Read More

Jarrell Miller: The Other American

Jarrell Miller: The Other American

By Cliff Rold - At heavyweight, the 20th century was the American century. Johnson, Dempsey, Louis, Marciano, Ali, Tyson, Holyfield…the list ran deep. There were occasional foreign intrusions, but the...Read More

Mike Reed on Jose Ramirez: This is The Fight When I Arrive

Mike Reed on Jose Ramirez: This is The Fight When I Arrive

By Thomas Gerbasi - It was a slip of the tongue, or maybe it wasn’t. As Mike Reed discussed his Saturday bout with fellow unbeaten Jose Ramirez, he made a brief factual error. “You’ve got two top pros...Read More

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