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The Year Comes To a Close: Reasons To Be Cheerful

The Year Comes To a Close: Reasons To Be Cheerful

By Tris Dixon - It’s that time of year, where you mix moments of reflection with segments of unadulterated optimism. It’s when you cast your mind back, as fight fans, to the highs that justify your fa...Read More

Kovalev, Bivol, Beterbiev Create a Red Dawn at 175-Pounds

Kovalev, Bivol, Beterbiev Create a Red Dawn at 175-Pounds

By Alexey Sukachev - Shots were fired, and a legend was born. Not in the ring, but on the streets of Saint Petersburg - the capital of the Russian Empire - by a revolutionary crowd of labourers, soldi...Read More

Is This Adrien Broner's Last Stand as a Contender?

Is This Adrien Broner's Last Stand as a Contender?

By Andreas Hale - Once upon a time, Adrien Broner was being prepped as boxing’s next big pay-per-view draw. The brash kid from Cincinnati had all the makings of a talent who could be a huge breakout s...Read More

Naoya Inoue's New Year's Epilogue

Naoya Inoue's New Year's Epilogue

By Cliff Rold - 2017 was a fantastic year for boxing. Part of the fantastic was the continued explosion of activity and recognition for the deeply talented pool at 115 lbs. Outside welterweight, where...Read More

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Feels He Reached His Dreams in 2017

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Feels He Reached His Dreams in 2017

By Thomas Gerbasi - The toughest 115-pound fighter in the world is now the toughest policeman on the force in Sisaket Province, but crime fighting isn’t cutting into Srisaket Sor Rungvisai’s day job a...Read More

Mikey Garcia Wants to Make Linares Fight After Facing Lipinets

Mikey Garcia Wants to Make Linares Fight After Facing Lipinets

By Keith Idec - Mikey Garcia was blunt about why he’ll fight Sergey Lipinets next, not Jorge Linares. The unbeaten WBC lightweight champion was offered more money to battle Lipinets for the hard-hitti...Read More

Transformational Thai Scuttles Year-End Superlatives Forecast

Transformational Thai Scuttles Year-End Superlatives Forecast

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - There are a couple things I’ve always promised myself. I barely play golf. But if I was ever lucky enough to score a hole in one, I’ve vowed to pluck the ball out of the cup, sli...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

The Argument For (And Against) Lomachenko Being #1 P4P

The Argument For (And Against) Lomachenko Being #1 P4P

By Andreas Hale - We’re a week removed from Vasiliy Lomachenko’s sixth round stoppage of Guillermo Rigondeaux and have had some time to digest what we witnessed on ESPN. In a battle of two-time gold m...Read More

Cletus Seldin: My Career is Going Exactly How I've Wanted

Cletus Seldin isn’t the type to blow up between fights and indulge at too many of Long Island’s fine restaurants, but after stopping Roberto Ortiz in the third round of his HBO debut on Nov. 11, he wa...Read More

Saunders: Lemieux's Death Talk Stupid, Disrespectful to Boxing

Saunders: Lemieux's Death Talk Stupid, Disrespectful to Boxing

By Keith Idec - Billy Joe Saunders has talked trash, traded insults and disrespected opponents as much as any boxer in the sport during the past couple years. The undefeated middleweight title-holder ...Read More

Billy Joe Saunders Can Resume Upward Mobility

Billy Joe Saunders Can Resume Upward Mobility

By Cliff Rold - No one has ever called 28-year old UK native Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KO) the best middleweight in the world. He’s not. Or, at least to date, there isn’t much evidence to support a...Read More

Caleb Truax: I Worked My Ass Off - Everything Came Together

Caleb Truax: I Worked My Ass Off - Everything Came Together

By Thomas Gerbasi - Caleb Truax’ boxing career began as a reason to pay off his student loans from the University of Minnesota. In June, those loans were paid, but he decided to stick around anyway. A...Read More

Lomachenko Would Be Wise To Consider Pacquiao Possibilities

Lomachenko Would Be Wise To Consider Pacquiao Possibilities

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - The fun all started around 11:30 on Saturday. Within seconds of the on-stool surrender in the small room at Madison Square Garden, the race to come up with the wittiest analogy l...Read More

When is a Loss Not a Loss?

When is a Loss Not a Loss?

By Tris Dixon - WHAT does a loss mean for a fighter? What should a loss mean? Too often, in today’s era of padded records and multi-weight division titleholders who do not have a defining win to their...Read More

Is Rigondeaux The #1 P4P Fighter if He Beats Lomachenko?

Is Rigondeaux The #1 P4P Fighter if He Beats Lomachenko?

By Andreas Hale - The December 9th showdown between Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux is one of the most highly anticipated fights in all of boxing. So much has already been written about Loma...Read More

Examining Loma-Rigo: Can the Ultimate Fight Fan's Fight Deliver?

Examining Loma-Rigo: Can the Ultimate Fight Fan's Fight Deliver?

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – Two truly great boxers will square off Saturday night in a 130-pound showdown that has generated incredible buzz among hardcore fight fans. That much is indisputable. Ukrain...Read More

USA Boxing Alumni Assoc. Aims To Bring Boxing People Together

My first question to John Brown was whether the newly created USA Boxing Alumni Association would accept an old pug who had one amateur fight, getting knocked out in 63 seconds in the New York Golden ...Read More

Guillermo Rigondeaux Could Be a Type of Legend

Guillermo Rigondeaux Could Be a Type of Legend

By Cliff Rold - Listen to the true believers, the real hardcore Cult of Rigo types, and Cuba’s lineal Jr. featherweight king Guillermo Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KO) damn near walks on water. There is a cad...Read More

Tevin Farmer: If I Can't Beat a Guy Like Ogawa - I Gotta Hang it Up

Tevin Farmer: If I Can't Beat a Guy Like Ogawa - I Gotta Hang it Up

By Thomas Gerbasi - When Tevin Farmer is asked how he’s doing a little over a week before he challenges for a world title for the first time on Saturday against Kenichi Ogawa, the spirited “I’m great!...Read More

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