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Braekhus: I Hope I Will Be Remembered For Opening Some Doors

Braekhus: I Hope I Will Be Remembered For Opening Some Doors

By Thomas Gerbasi - The challenges and adventures only seem to getting bigger and better for undisputed women’s welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus. So should we take it as a hint that she’s been s...Read More

Wilder-Fury Draw Falls Within Scoring

Wilder-Fury Draw Falls Within Scoring "Cone of Uncertainty"

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - In Florida, we call it the “cone of uncertainty.” Whenever a hurricane clears the island of Hispaniola in the eastern Caribbean, meteorologists of every Sunshine State persuasion...Read More

Tyson Fury Is Denied Storybook Ending Against Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury Is Denied Storybook Ending Against Deontay Wilder

By Corey Erdman - More than one person said it this past week—even by stepping through the ropes on Saturday night to face Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury was already a winner. Two years earlier, he was ad...Read More

One Man's Opinion: This is Deontay Wilder's Time

One Man's Opinion: This is Deontay Wilder's Time

By Michael Rosenthal - LOS ANGELES – The noise before every high-profile fight – the bravado of the participants, the endless analysis, the chatter by fans, even the betting line – can cloud your judg...Read More

Wilder-Fury: Why PPV Will Always Cost Much More In U.S. Than UK

Wilder-Fury: Why PPV Will Always Cost Much More In U.S. Than UK

By Keith Idec - LOS ANGELES – Seventy-four, ninety-nine. It’s an unnecessarily sneaky way of trying to sell something for $75, in this case the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury fight Saturday night at Staple...Read More

Lineage Matters Most at Heavyweight

Lineage Matters Most at Heavyweight

By Cliff Rold - Anthony Joshua is the biggest draw in the heavyweight division and the man with the most belts. He might be the best fighter in the heavyweight division. He’s not the man who beat the ...Read More

"Tiger" - A Film About More Than Boxing

By Thomas Gerbasi - Pardeep Singh Nagra just wanted to fight. The practicing Sikh from Ontario didn’t ask for attention, didn’t want special treatment, just the opportunity to step through the ropes a...Read More

Yes, as a matter of fact, Wilder will win big heavyweight battle

Yes, as a matter of fact, Wilder will win big heavyweight battle

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It’s all in the voice. Well… sometimes, at least. Given the nature of boxing as a sport, it’s not terribly surprising that fighters express confidence during interviews. In fact,...Read More

Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: Enjoy The Ride

Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: Enjoy The Ride

By Tris Dixon - There was a time when it felt like it was a joke on boxing fans, that Tyson Fury’s return to big-night boxing against Deontay Wilder was a fantasy, prematurely arranged to take attenti...Read More

Adrien Broner is Risky Business For Manny Pacquiao

Adrien Broner is Risky Business For Manny Pacquiao

By Michael Rosenthal - Manny Pacquiao’s decision to fight Adrien Broner on January 19 was sound, but make no mistake: It’s risky. Pacquiao, who turns 40 on December 17, wants to make as much money as ...Read More

Kathy Duva: What Will Boxing World Look Like Without HBO In It?

Kathy Duva: What Will Boxing World Look Like Without HBO In It?

By Keith Idec - Kathy Duva remembers that June 2002 afternoon as if it were yesterday. It was an especially meaningful moment for the veteran promoter because it marked the first time as Main Events’ ...Read More

A Page Turn at Light Heavyweight

A Page Turn at Light Heavyweight

By Cliff Rold - This Saturday, in one of the final HBO boxing broadcasts (10 PM EST), 27-year old WBA light heavyweight titlist Dmitry Bivol (14-0, 11 KO) will defend his title against 36-year old for...Read More

Michael Conlan Very Comfortable With The Pressures of Boxing

Michael Conlan Very Comfortable With The Pressures of Boxing

By Thomas Gerbasi - You’ve got to feel for Mick Conlan sometimes. Sure, he’s a rising star on the pro boxing landscape, a young man with the potential to one day rule the featherweight division and be...Read More

Giving Thanks For a Boxing Dream Come True

Giving Thanks For a Boxing Dream Come True

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It’s a tradition my wife and I started when our son, Ryan, now 10, was far younger. Each night as we put him to bed, we’d have him list whatever good things had happened to him t...Read More

Pascal Can Take Legacy To A New Level With Win Over Bivol

Pascal Can Take Legacy To A New Level With Win Over Bivol

By Corey Erdman - The recipients of opportunities to take part in big fights aren’t always the ones with the most merit. The reasons fighters are given a chance to fight for a world title can range fr...Read More

Saucedo Seeks World Title in Hometown After Epic Performance

Saucedo Seeks World Title in Hometown After Epic Performance

By Keith Idec - The congratulatory text message from Mark Wahlberg immediately made Alex Saucedo understand what he had accomplished moments earlier. The star actor, who’s also Saucedo’s co-manager, i...Read More

The Other Half of Junior Welterweight

The Other Half of Junior Welterweight

By Cliff Rold - Jr. welterweight might be headed towards a showdown. After impressive quarterfinal victories in the World Boxing Super Series, there are more than a few with fingers crossed that we mi...Read More

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

Tony Bellew - Just a World-Class Fighter

Tony Bellew - Just a World-Class Fighter

By Tris Dixon - It was Bach who in playing down his mesmerising talents once said, “There’s nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument pl...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

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