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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

Bellew: Boxing Will Not Retire Me; I'll Retire After Usyk Fight

Bellew: Boxing Will Not Retire Me; I'll Retire After Usyk Fight

By Keith Idec - Tony Bellew was enjoying semi-retirement, yet admittedly still “a lunatic” that loves to fight. Then his phone rang one day this summer while he was driving. His new wife, Rachael, was...Read More

JuanMa-Gamboa: Lessons in Marinating

JuanMa-Gamboa: Lessons in Marinating

By Cliff Rold - A good steak left smothered in the right combination of red wine and spices cane be delicious if cooked at the right time. Left too long, and it’s just rancid meat. This Saturday, on a...Read More

Chris Algieri: This is The Next Chapter of My Career

Chris Algieri: This is The Next Chapter of My Career

By Thomas Gerbasi - Chris Algieri knew he wasn’t done with boxing after his April 2016 loss to Errol Spence. “I think a lot of other people thought I was, but I always knew I was coming back,” the Lon...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

Nonito Donaire Takes First Step In Possible Miracle WBSS Run

Nonito Donaire Takes First Step In Possible Miracle WBSS Run

By Corey Erdman - Inherent in any miracle is a healthy dose of luck. On Saturday, Nonito Donaire received his requisite sprinkle of good fortune in his first contest in the World Boxing Super Seires b...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

We'll Have To Wait Way Longer Than We Should For Crawford-Spence

We'll Have To Wait Way Longer Than We Should For Crawford-Spence

By Keith Idec - A boxing fan would’ve been excited this time a year ago if you had told him or her that we’d be tracking negotiations these days for a welterweight title bout between Errol Spence Jr. ...Read More

Nonito Donaire - It's the End or a New Beginning

Nonito Donaire - It's the End or a New Beginning

By Cliff Rold - It’s fitting that, during Halloween week, Nonito Donaire (38-5, 24 KO) will be fighting the demons of time trying to pull his career into the abyss as much as WBA bantamweight titlist ...Read More

Alex Saucedo Motivated: I've Been Wanting To Prove Something

Alex Saucedo Motivated: I've Been Wanting To Prove Something

By Thomas Gerbasi - The morning after was rough for Alex Saucedo. Rough, yet glorious. “I was sore and happy the next morning,” said the 140-pound contender of the aftermath of his seventh-round stopp...Read More

Arnold Khegai Ready For Another United States Impression

Arnold Khegai Ready For Another United States Impression

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - Think you’ve got a challenging commute? It’s nothing compared to what Arnold Khegai has coming. The Ukraine native is on the verge of his second business trip to the United State...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

Mikey Garcia Daring To Dream With Errol Spence Test

Mikey Garcia Daring To Dream With Errol Spence Test

By Tris Dixon - SO the saying goes, “A good big guy will always beat a good little guy.” It is a pretty well tried and tested statement but not always wholly accurate. Yet it is a line worth heeding s...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

Jacobs: I Don't Think Charlo Would Fight Me; I Tamed That Lion

Jacobs: I Don't Think Charlo Would Fight Me; I Tamed That Lion

NEW YORK – Daniel Jacobs is fully focused on what figures to be a very difficult fight against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on Saturday night. Jacobs didn’t hesitate when the conversation turned toward Jerma...Read More

Heather Hardy Aims To Make Statement in HBO Showcase

Heather Hardy Aims To Make Statement in HBO Showcase

By Thomas Gerbasi - Heather Hardy won’t lie. She’s had visions of being in the ring at Madison Square Garden’s Theater after Saturday’s rematch with Shelly Vincent and thought about how it will feel f...Read More

A 'Monster' Awaits Rodriguez After Victory Over Moloney

A 'Monster' Awaits Rodriguez After Victory Over Moloney

By Corey Erdman - For Emmanuel Rodriguez, advancing to the semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournament may very well be a dubious honor. Rodriguez edged out Jason Moloney in a...Read More

Could The DAZN-Canelo Deal Lead To The Demise of PPV?

Could The DAZN-Canelo Deal Lead To The Demise of PPV?

By Michael Rosenthal - Pay-per-view is the perfect business model for those involved but bad for boxing in general. It allows the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao and Canelo Alvarez to ea...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

Canelo: If the People Want Third Golovkin Fight, We'll Make It

Canelo: If the People Want Third Golovkin Fight, We'll Make It

By Keith Idec - NEW YORK – Numbers were the primary focus before, during and after the Canelo Alvarez-Rocky Fielding press conference Wednesday in The Theater at Madison Square Garden. The historic fi...Read More

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