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Looking Back a Decade at a Hall of Fame Finale

Looking Back a Decade at a Hall of Fame Finale

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - At the time, 10 years ago this past Thursday… it was a giant pain in the neck. Waking up early to schlep 90 miles to an airport in Jacksonville. Gathering supplies to make the tr...Read More

Marine Sergeant Morante Campaigns For Boxing in Paralympics

US Marine Corps sergeant Eric Morante was only 23 when he lost his right leg to a vehicle-borne IED driven by a suicide bomber in Iraq in 2007. After enduring three-and-a-half years of surgeries and t...Read More

Daily Bread Mailbag: Broner, James Toney, Usyk-Bellew, More

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling topics such as Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Marvin Hagler, worth of Josh Taylor, Teddy Atlas on Mike Tyson, Mayweather vs. Saddler, Ja...Read More

The Death of 49-Year-Old Christian Daghio Should Give Us Pause

The Death of 49-Year-Old Christian Daghio Should Give Us Pause

By Michael Rosenthal - The death of any fighter in the ring is always heartbreaking. When that fighter is 49, it’s particularly disturbing. Christian Daghio of Italy died this past Friday, a week afte...Read More

Photos: Jackie Nava vs. Carolina Alvarez - Weights From Tijuana

The World Boxing Association (WBA) announced the officials who will perform this Saturday at the Tijuana Municipal Auditorium in the two world title matches. Azteca 7, La Casa del Boxeo will broadcast...Read More

Bas Rutten Embraces The Art of Bare Knuckle Fighting

Mixed martial arts fans will know that when UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten was competing in Japan’s Pancrase promotion, he was knocking folks out with open-hand strikes, as closed fist strikes weren’t p...Read More

WBA Opens Office in Switzerland, To Work Closely With IOC

The president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, issued a second letter that delves into the plan presented last June called “The Return of Boxing”, which seeks to rescue t...Read More

Challenge To Authority: Building The Perfect Sanctioning Body

Challenge To Authority: Building The Perfect Sanctioning Body

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - With those 34-year-old Don Henley lyrics swirling in my sun-scorched, sleep-deprived head, I’m back at the keyboard to consider an idealistic mandate – constructing the ideal san...Read More

Boxer, 49-Years-Old, Passes Away After Knockout Loss

Italian boxer Christian Daghio, who was very popular in Thailand after moving there a decade ago, has passed away at the age of 49-years-old after suffering a bad knockout loss at the hands of Don Par...Read More

Daily Bread Mailbag: Jacobs-Charlo, Pacquiao, Andrade, Lewis

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling a variety of topics, such as Daniel Jacobs vs. Jermall Charlo, the career of Gary Russell Jr, Manny Pacquiao and him not facing...Read More

Oleksandr Usyk Leads The Race For Fighter of The Year

Oleksandr Usyk Leads The Race For Fighter of The Year

By Michael Rosenthal - Oleksandr Usyk could be fighting for more than his unified cruiserweight championship when he faces challenger Tony Bellew on November 10 in Manchester, England. He could be bat...Read More

Frank Warren: A Disaster For Our Sport if Olympics Drop Boxing

BOXING getting kicked out of the Olympics would be a disaster for the sport. But it is about time the amateur side of the business cleaned up its act. For too long now bad decisions and political in-f...Read More

The Growing Number of 'Champions' is Maddening

The out-of-control proliferation of “champions” continues unabated. Promoters, writers and other boxing people recognize to various degrees the champions of five “major” sanctioning bodies – the IBF, ...Read More

Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo-Andrade, Charlos, Spence-Garcia

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling questions regarding Daniel Jacobs goings for the IBF middleweight title, Demetrius Andrade vs. Canelo Alvarez, an update on Kei...Read More

Can Boxing's Future Include a Piece of Its Past?

Can Boxing's Future Include a Piece of Its Past?

By Cliff Rold - If you like boxing, there is more than enough right now to satisfy the appetite. If you love boxing, are the sort of ardent fan who is bothered by having to choose between once in a li...Read More

Dana White on Zuffa Boxing: We Will Absolutely Be in Boxing

For nearly a year, UFC president Dana White has discussed the possibility of starting his own boxing brand. The brand, which White plans to call 'Zuffa Boxing,' has not exactly gotten off the ground. ...Read More

Jon Jones: 2 Years of Training - I'd Compete With Best in Boxing

In past interviews, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (22-1 in MMA) discussed the idea of taking part in boxing. The 31-year-old MMA fighter was a major force from the moment he entered ...Read More

Video: Sugar Ray Leonard on Pacquiao-Broner, Canelo-Andrade

Sugar Ray Leonard Video Interview - On Saturday night, Demetrius Andrade won the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Walter Kautondokwa of Namib...Read More

Daily Bread Mailbag: Crawford, Roy Jones, Hatton, Tyson, More

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling questions regarding Terence Crawford, the legacy of Roy Jones Jr., up and coming fighters from the UK side of the fence, Ricky ...Read More

Middleweight: A Possibly Complicated Sandbox

Middleweight: A Possibly Complicated Sandbox

By Cliff Rold - Fans of divisions where depth holds the potential for plenty of both good and makeable fights might find middleweight frustrating sooner than later. The biggest news of the boxing week...Read More