Can This Year’s Boxing Get Any More Exciting? By: Iftisaam Khan Looking ahead to an enthralling schedule this year sees the busy boxing calendar kick off with James Degale taking on Badou Jack in an exciting encounter on January 14th at the Barclay’s Centre. Having suffered one loss in his …Read More »
Khabib Offers to Pay Ferguson $200,000 to Fight Him Telling Him to Shut Up and Fight
Khabib Offers to Pay Ferguson $200,000 to Fight Him Telling Him to Shut Up and Fight By: Oliver Dollimore Undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has had a rough go when it comes to big opportunities. “The Eagle” sits at no. 1 in the 155-pound division, but he …Read More »
Is Bud Crawford Being Avoided?
Is Bud Crawford Being Avoided? By: Sean Crose Let’s face it, with the exception of Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao can pretty much face whoever he wants, whenever he wants. It’s the sort of privilege that comes with being an all-time great. And, make no mistake about it, the Filipino star …Read More »
The Manny Pacquiao Retirement Tour Is In The Works
The Manny Pacquiao Retirement tour is in the works By: Matthew N. Becher In the first week of the New Year, lots of grumblings have been coming out, about who 8 division world champion Manny Pacquiao will be fighting next. Many expected the future hall of famer to either defend …Read More »
British Boxing |The Year Ahead
British Boxing |The Year Ahead By Courtney Riley 2016 was the year of the British Boxing Boom. The country’s fighting men have re-stamped the Great back into Britain, and we should all be proud. The year ended with Britain boasting world champions in 10 out of the 17 available weight-divisions; …Read More »
Why Adrien Granados Has A Chance Against Adrien Broner
Why Adrien Granados Has A Chance Against Adrien Broner By: Sean Crose Adrien Broner needs no introduction. To be sure, it wasn’t long ago that the Cincinnati native was being hailed as boxing’s next big thing – heir to the Floyd Mayweather throne. Things didn’t work out like that, of …Read More »
Boxing Insider Notebook: Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Lerena, Assomo, and more…
Boxing Insider Notebook: Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Lerena, Assomo, and more… Compiled By: William Holmes The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of December 27th to January 3rd, covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Las …Read More »
USA Overtakes Argentina with Most Events in 2016!
USA Overtakes Argentina with Most Events in 2016! By: Ken Hissner The South American country of Argentina may not have major bouts like the USA but they have had the most for years. In 2015 they had 670 events to the USA’s 617. In 2016 the USA was the most …Read More »
2016 Fighter of the Year Anyone But Andre Ward!
2016 Fighter of the Year Anyone But Andre Ward! By: Ken Hissner In looking over the new and defending world champions WBC/WBO super lightweight champion Terence Crawford, 30-0 (21), out of Omaha, NEB, was 3-0 with a pair of ko’s in 2016. The only other “champion” with 3 fights was …Read More »
From Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali: Goodbye to the Greatest
From Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali: Goodbye to the Greatest By: Eric Lunger As a New Year begins, I have been thinking a lot about Muhammad Ali, who passed away last June. I was born two years after Cassius Clay (as he was then) defeated Sonny Liston in Miami to …Read More »