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Recent Heavyweight Momentum Warrants Generational Perspective

Recent Heavyweight Momentum Warrants Generational Perspective

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - I’m in a heavyweight state of mind. And given the recent deluge of big men carrying gaudy belts, it’s no coincidence. WBC kingpin Deontay Wilder vaporizes Luis Ortiz with a singl...

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Daily Bread Mailbag: Wilder, Ruiz-Joshua II, Canelo-GGG Trilogy

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling topics such as Deontay Wilder's chin, Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin trilogy, Andy Ruiz vs. Anthony Joshua rematch, and mo...

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Heavyweight Title Has Truly Gone Global Over The Years

Heavyweight Title Has Truly Gone Global Over The Years

By Ron Lewis - For most of its existence, the world heavyweight title seldom strayed beyond the borders of the United States, yet when Andy Ruiz Jr defends WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF heavyweight titles aga...

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Heavyweight Rematches – What History Shows Us

When Anthony Joshua decided to go for an instant rematch with Andy Ruiz, the comparison everyone reached to in order to justify the decision was Lennox Lewis. It was a shock every bit as big as Ruiz’s...

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Daily Bread Mailbag: Wilder's Power, Canelo-Kovalev, More

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling topics such as Deontay Wilder's recent knockout of Luis Ortiz, Wilder's pound-for-pound status, Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Koval...

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Alexander Emelianenko Drills Mikhail Koklyaev in Moscow

Fuss sells. Pre-hyped fuss sells in doubles. That was probably the main outcome of a highly hyped and hugely promoted encounter between two Russian celebrities and novice boxers, which collided in fro...

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Best Books on Boxing - Holiday Reading: 2019

Each year during the holiday season, I publish a list of what I consider to be the best books on boxing. That list, updated to accommodate recently published titles, follows. Taken together, the books...

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A Life in Boxing Provides Much For Which To Be Thankful

A Life in Boxing Provides Much For Which To Be Thankful

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It’s a tradition my wife and I started when our son, Ryan, now 11, was far younger. Each night as we put him to bed, we’d have him list whatever good things had happened to him t...

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Promoter Sentenced To Six Months For Wire Fraud

A business transaction gone sideways has resulted in federal prison time for one of the sport’s most active promoters. Greg Cohen was found guilty of wire fraud and sentenced to six months in a New Yo...

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Daily Bread Mailbag: Pacquiao-Garcia, Canelo-Kovalev, Floyd

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling topics such as Manny Pacquiao vs. Danny or Mikey Garcia, Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev, Floyd Mayweather, up and coming pro...

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BoxingScene Pound for Pound Update: November 2019

Give it time and the results can pile up and make something as fanciful as pound-for-pound ratings hard to think through. What matters most? Is it recent form, career resume and accomplishments, or th...

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Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo-Andrade, Inoue-Donaire, Wilder

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling topics such as Canelo Alvarez vs. DeMetrius Andrade, the aspects of Floyd Mayweather Jr, Nonito Donaire vs. Naoya Inoue, Canelo...

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Showtime's Espinoza: No Sport Lies To Its Fans Like Boxing

LAS VEGAS – Like lots of people involved in boxing, Stephen Espinoza believes Gervonta Davis is one of the sport’s biggest punchers. What the Showtime executive can’t believe sometimes is the shameles...

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BoxingScene Championship Stats, Records Update: November 2019

Cruiserweight: The true throne of the division empties after Oleksandr Usyk’s move to heavyweight. His alphabet belts had already begun to move around. Light Heavyweight: Boxing has a new light heavyw...

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Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo-Kovalev, Ryan Garcia, Andre Ward

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling topics such as Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev, the future of Kovalev, reflecting on Ricardo Lopez, the big win by Ryan Garci...

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Dwight Ritchie Dies: Freak Accident While Sparring With Zerafa

Well-liked Australian fighter Dwight Ritchie has passed away after a freak accident while sparring Michael Zerefa. On Saturday, the 27-year-old Ritchie collapsed after a session with Zerafa, who is pr...

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Is KSI vs. Logan Paul Rematch Good For Boxing?

Is KSI vs. Logan Paul Rematch Good For Boxing?

By Ron Lewis - It’s easy not to like the KSI v Logan Paul “fight”. It’s easy to snarl at the rank commerciality of it, what on the surface feels like a naked money grab at the expense of the sport’s i...

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Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo-Kovalev, Andre Ward, PEDs, More

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling topics such as Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev, Andre Ward and his retirement, Paulie Malignaggi's stance on PEDs in boxing, ...

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Daily Bread Mailbag: Jacobs-Chavez, Spence, Beterbiev, More

The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling topics such as Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Daniel Jacobs, accident of Errol Spence, Wilfredo Benitez, Max Kellerman's comments o...

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WBC On Their Own In Battle With 'Pros Going To 2020 Olympics'

The proposal of the World Boxing Council (WBC), by organization president Mauricio Sulaiman, to issue a two year ban on any professional who intends to go to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo - has been...

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