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Articles by Corey Erdman (100 results)


Joshua-Ruiz II Is Like Nothing We've Ever Seen Before

Joshua-Ruiz II Is Like Nothing We've Ever Seen Before

By Corey Erdman - As Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua make their final preparations for Saturday’s heavyweight title rematch, a team of 175 builders are putting the finishing touches on the venue that...

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Junior Fa Climbs Heavyweight Ladder, But How Far Away Is He?

Junior Fa Climbs Heavyweight Ladder, But How Far Away Is He?

By Corey Erdman - Junior Fa scored his 19th victory on Saturday night over Devin Vargas, but it certainly didn’t come easily. Fa won via unanimous decision, and dropped Vargas twice in the process, bu...

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Patience Pays Off With Canelo's KO Of Kovalev

Patience Pays Off With Canelo's KO Of Kovalev

By Corey Erdman - LAS VEGAS, NV - Canelo Alvarez exhibited a whole lot of patience on Saturday night. The Mexican superstar’s WBO light heavyweight title clash with Sergey Kovalev was delayed signific...

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Fury The Latest In Long Line Of Boxing Greats Who Dabbled In Wrestling

Fury The Latest In Long Line Of Boxing Greats Who Dabbled In Wrestling

By Corey Erdman - If you had to pick out one professional boxer whom you thought would make a successful pro wrestler, there’s a good chance you would choose Tyson Fury. The 6’9”, 250+ pound lineal he...

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Golovkin Survives A War, But Does He Want To Do That Again?

Golovkin Survives A War, But Does He Want To Do That Again?

By Corey Erdman - Gennadiy Golovkin settled into a comfy chair in a television studio tucked in the side streets of the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, visibly exhausted from a full day of cutting ...

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Porter Looks To Spoil Spence's Pacquiao Party

Porter Looks To Spoil Spence's Pacquiao Party

By Corey Erdman - Shawn Porter has made a career out of spoiling parties he had no business attending, and was never even invited to in the first place. The stocky, musclebound Ohioan came up through ...

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The Boxing World Should Embrace KSI vs. Logan Paul II

The Boxing World Should Embrace KSI vs. Logan Paul II

By Corey Erdman - KSI vs. Logan Paul may very well turn out to be the most-watched boxing match of 2019. Full stop. The two YouTube superstars have signed on for a rematch of their amateur bout last y...

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Kovalev's Scare Shows Importance Of Making Canelo Bout Now

Kovalev's Scare Shows Importance Of Making Canelo Bout Now

By Corey Erdman - Sergey Kovalev slumped onto his stool following the eighth round of his bout against Anthony Yarde. He was thoroughly dominated and nearly knocked out. He looked up at his trainer Bu...

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Vergil Ortiz Jr. Continues To Make It Look Easy

Vergil Ortiz Jr. Continues To Make It Look Easy

By Corey Erdman - GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—A minute into the sixth round, Vergil Ortiz Jr. landed a whipping left uppercut to Antonio Orozco’s body and immediately followed it with an uppercut to the jaw. As...

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Recent Ring Tragedies Alter Perspective For Fighters & Fans Alike

Recent Ring Tragedies Alter Perspective For Fighters & Fans Alike

By Corey Erdman - ARLINGTON, TX—Jose Ramirez and Maurice Hooker gave boxing fans everything they could have asked for on Saturday night: a title unification bout between two champions on opposite side...

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Manny Pacquiao Continues To Push Forward With Historic Career

Manny Pacquiao Continues To Push Forward With Historic Career

By Corey Erdman - A lot has changed in the world of boxing since Manny Pacquiao entered the public’s consciousness back in 1998 when he captured the WBC flyweight title from Chatchai Sasakul. Not a si...

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Demetrius Andrade Battles Critics Once Again

Demetrius Andrade Battles Critics Once Again

By Corey Erdman - PROVIDENCE, RI—In boxing, we tend to characterize fighters in the image of their place of origin. Mexican fighters are industrious and brave, Philadelphia fighters are brazen and tou...

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Tyson Fury Makes The Most Out Of Schwarz Mismatch

Tyson Fury Makes The Most Out Of Schwarz Mismatch

By Corey Erdman - On Saturday night in Las Vegas, Tyson Fury dominated Tom Schwarz the way a 30-1 favorite would be expected to. Based on rough calculations, a 30-1 favorite is assumed to have a 96.1%...

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Andy Ruiz, Not Anthony Joshua, Becomes A Star In America

Andy Ruiz, Not Anthony Joshua, Becomes A Star In America

By Corey Erdman - When Frank Sinatra sang “if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere” in reference to New York, it became an instant slogan for the city. In one line it summed up both the city...

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Wilder Forces Us To Confront Our Fears & Joys In Boxing Fandom

Wilder Forces Us To Confront Our Fears & Joys In Boxing Fandom

By Corey Erdman - Knockout punches are the ultimate eraser. They can erase errors made in the ring. They can make up for up to eleven rounds lost in the course of the fight. And they can wipe out any ...

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Canelo Elevates His Game Once Again In Win Over Jacobs

Canelo Elevates His Game Once Again In Win Over Jacobs

By Corey Erdman - LAS VEGAS, NV—When Floyd Mayweather defeated Canelo Alvarez in 2013, it seemed for a moment that the throne Mayweather was set to relinquish as the Face of Boxing would have to be in...

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Doheny's Dream Run Continues With Unification Against Roman

Doheny's Dream Run Continues With Unification Against Roman

By Corey Erdman - In the wake of Jarrell Miller’s suspension and eventual ousting from his scheduled heavyweight title shot against Anthony Joshua, there has been plenty of shaming of fighters for eit...

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Shields Fights A Bigger Battle Than The One Against Hammer

Shields Fights A Bigger Battle Than The One Against Hammer

By Corey Erdman - Last Thursday, Notre Dame Fighting Irish women’s basketball head coach Muffet McGraw held court at a press conference, fielding a few questions about her team’s upcoming games, but m...

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Ryan Garcia Is The Boxing Superstar Of The Digital Era

Ryan Garcia Is The Boxing Superstar Of The Digital Era

By Corey Erdman - Following Canelo Alvarez’s destruction of Rocky Fielding at Madison Square Garden, Oscar De La Hoya took the podium in the media area assembled in the hallways beyond the locker room...

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Dmitry Bivol Dominates With An Appreciation For His Craft

Dmitry Bivol Dominates With An Appreciation For His Craft

By Corey Erdman - VERONA, NY—Most fighters are schooled in communicating the fact that they’re confident, but few exude it effortlessly the way Dmitry Bivol does. Walking around the Turning Stone Casi...

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