Round-Up: ‘Premier Boxing Champions,’ Mayweather Pacquiao

A general view during a Premier Boxing Champions bout between Keith Thurman and Robert Guerrero in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 7 in Las Vegas. (Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

This won’t be quite a “Quick Jabs” column rounding up all the boxing news, so much as a dive into some stories on the two topics in the headline — which, together, happen to have made boxing as visible as it has been in a very long time –along with the occasional bit of commentary.

“Premier Boxing Champions”

Mayweather Pacquiao

One last thing that straddles both areas:  a piece I wrote for Awful Announcing.

About Tim Starks

Tim is the founder of The Queensberry Rules and co-founder of The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board ( He lives in Washington, D.C. He has written for the Guardian, Economist, New Republic, Chicago Tribune and more.