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Kownacki: Charles Martin is Tough Exam, Not Looking Past Him

Kownacki: Charles Martin is Tough Exam, Not Looking Past Him

By Thomas Gerbasi - It says something about the rising profile of unbeaten Brooklyn heavyweight Adam Kownacki that most observers are looking at his September 8 meeting with former IBF belt holder Cha...Read More

Shawn Porter Celebrates Arrival of 'Peak Week' For Danny Garcia

Shawn Porter Celebrates Arrival of 'Peak Week' For Danny Garcia

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Shawn Porter. The sweet spot between the onset of training camp and the arrival of fight night that means the final stages of fine-tu...Read More

Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: The Heist

Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury: The Heist

By Tris Dixon - Anthony Joshua was driving to the Bank of Wembley to withdraw another multi-million pound sum when he heard some noise. A few screams, some shouting, a freshly-cooked and incredulously...Read More

Canelo Alvarez Still Has Work To Do To Clean Up His Image

Canelo Alvarez Still Has Work To Do To Clean Up His Image

By Michael Rosenthal - No one can blame Canelo Alvarez for wanting the drug thing to go away. Alvarez tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol in February, a few months before his schedule...Read More

Cancio: I Don't Think I've Hit My Prime Yet, But I'm Starting To

Andrew Cancio had been in this position before. More than once. In fact, he practically made a career out of being the “B” side. Rocky Juarez. Jerry Belmontes. Ronny Rios. Rene Alvarado. Joseph Diaz. ...Read More

Hart: Ramirez Doesn't Want to Fight Me; Rematch Won't Happen

Hart: Ramirez Doesn't Want to Fight Me; Rematch Won't Happen

By Keith Idec - Jesse Hart hopes beating Mike Gavronski on Saturday night leads to his rematch against Gilberto Ramirez. It should, since Hart is the mandatory challenger again for Ramirez’s WBO super...Read More

Rosales vs. Barnes and The Ongoing Flyweight Reset

Rosales vs. Barnes and The Ongoing Flyweight Reset

By Cliff Rold - It wasn’t long ago that flyweight was the hardcore pick for best division in boxing. A cast of characters led by Roman Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Estrada made a series of memorable fi...Read More

Top Rank's DuBoef on Decision To Go With ESPN, NVBHOF Nod

Top Rank's DuBoef on Decision To Go With ESPN, NVBHOF Nod

By Thomas Gerbasi - It wasn’t a call Todd duBoef was expected, and when Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame CEO Michelle Corrales told him that he was being inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Augu...Read More

Holmes emerging from brother's shadow with promotional push

Holmes emerging from brother's shadow with promotional push

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - He was a world-class fighter from Easton, Pa. But no, not that one. Still, while it’s true Mark Holmes never achieved the success, acclaim or bankroll of his heavyweight champion...Read More

DAZN's Entry Into Boxing Creates Healthy Broadcaster Competition

DAZN's Entry Into Boxing Creates Healthy Broadcaster Competition

By Corey Erdman - Being a boxing fan in North America has never been easier—provided you have the money to afford it. The sheer volume of fights being broadcast, combined with the number of interested...Read More

Shavers: I Always Wanted To Fight Joe Frazier, George Foreman

When asked about one of his most memorable fights, a 1979 rematch with Larry Holmes, Earnie Shavers proudly says, “You know, I was champ for five seconds.” The now 73-year-old Shavers, who will be ind...Read More

Tyson Fury is Seizing What He Believes is His Rightful Place

Tyson Fury is Seizing What He Believes is His Rightful Place

By Michael Rosenthal - Tyson Fury has never done anything in a conventional manner. If I were advising the former heavyweight champ, I would suggest he ease back into high-level boxing after his 2½-ye...Read More

Wilder: Joshua Won't Fight Me April 13th; Should Be Embarrassed

Wilder: Joshua Won't Fight Me April 13th; Should Be Embarrassed

By Keith Idec - Deontay Wilder won’t get his hopes up again. If Anthony Joshua beats Alexander Povetkin and he defeats Tyson Fury, Wilder is convinced Joshua won’t fight him April 13, either. Joshua s...Read More

Eleider Alvarez - Don't Forget the Winner

Eleider Alvarez - Don't Forget the Winner

By Cliff Rold - After what probably felt like forever in the unfulfilled role of mandatory contender to Adonis Stevenson, Colombia’s latest boxing hero finally got his title shot. And he won. As is al...Read More

Mosley Shakes Head at Mikey Garcia's Pursuit of Errol Spence

Mosley Shakes Head at Mikey Garcia's Pursuit of Errol Spence

By Thomas Gerbasi - A little more than two years after his final bout, Shane Mosley still gets excited about the fight game. But no, the reason for this chat isn’t to announce a comeback. “I’m done,” ...Read More

Prospect Mark Reyes Jr. Focuses on Dishing Out, Giving Back

Prospect Mark Reyes Jr. Focuses on Dishing Out, Giving Back

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - The motivations to fight come from myriad places. For some it’s money. Others dwell on fame. And still others just have a thing for violent interaction. But prospect Mark Reyes J...Read More

The Heavyweights: A Little Less Conversation…

The Heavyweights: A Little Less Conversation…

By Tris Dixon - WHOSE side are you on? Who do you believe? In the red corner, there is Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua. In the blue corner are Al Haymon, Shelley Finkel and Deontay Wilder. In the green...Read More

Trying to Arrive at a Light Heavyweight Destination

Trying to Arrive at a Light Heavyweight Destination

By Cliff Rold - The stars of the show are pretty clear. That doesn’t make the winners certain. This week has been as much about outside the ring wheeling and dealing as it has been the in-ring product...Read More

Wilder: Fury Fight Nearly Done; 'Way Bigger' Than Joshua Fight

Wilder: Fury Fight Nearly Done; 'Way Bigger' Than Joshua Fight

By Keith Idec - Deontay Wilder sounds relieved. The last thing Wilder wanted once the Anthony Joshua fight fell apart earlier this summer was to settle for making a mandatory title defense against Dom...Read More

Garcia vs. Spence? Might Not Work Out Well For Mikey

Garcia vs. Spence? Might Not Work Out Well For Mikey

By Michael Rosenthal - Those who are passionate about boxing constantly harp on fighters and their handlers to fight the best possible opponents. That’s why Mikey Garcia’s desire to move up two weigh...Read More

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