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Articles by author: Corey Erdman(53 results)

Nico Hernandez Is Boxing's Ultimate Hometown Hero

Nico Hernandez Is Boxing's Ultimate Hometown Hero

By Corey Erdman - Plenty of boxers have the backing of their hometown fans, but none have the support of their city quite like Nico Hernandez. Ever since Hernandez won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olymp...Read More

Roy Jones Jr. Says This Is His Final Fight, But Do We Believe Him?

Roy Jones Jr. Says This Is His Final Fight, But Do We Believe Him?

By Corey Erdman - Roy Jones Jr. has been a professional boxer for almost as long as I have been alive. By the time I started covering boxing professionally, the boxer I had grown up watching, idolizin...Read More

Shields Helps Create Opportunities for Women and Men in Boxing

Shields Helps Create Opportunities for Women and Men in Boxing

By Corey Erdman - Every step Claressa Shields takes, every punch she lands, is in uncharted territory. As the first woman to ever headline an American premium cable card, a feat she’s now accomplished...Read More

U.S. Boxing’s Adoption of International Stars Made it a Great Year

U.S. Boxing’s Adoption of International Stars Made it a Great Year

By Corey Erdman - Everyone in the world can agree that 2017 was an outstanding year for the sport of boxing in America. It’s important to make the distinction of America because boxing has had plenty ...Read More

Saunders Victory Makes For Three-Headed Middleweight Monster

Saunders Victory Makes For Three-Headed Middleweight Monster

By Corey Erdman - Defining Billy Joe Saunders can be a tricky proposition. In the ring, he’s neither a thrilling brawler nor a dreadful spoiler. He’s neither a flashy showman nor a stoic operator. Out...Read More

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

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