Oscar Valdez Impresses In Pulverizing Miguel Berchelt

For 10 rounds, Oscar Valdez was painting a boxing masterpiece Saturday on ESPN. That’s about as far as the painting metaphor goes, though, because it’s not often that Picasso or his ilk probably finish things up with a final stroke that outshines so much else of what had previously visited the canvas. Or maybe…  yes, […]

Coronavirus KOs Jose Pedraza Vs Mikkel LesPierre, But The Show Must Go On

“The MGM Grand once again proudly boasting that boxing is back,” Joe Tessitore said Thursday night in the lead-in to the ESPN show. Well, it sort of is. The main event feature fight with Jose Pedraza headlining got postponed to July due to Mikkel LesPierre’s manager testing positive despite being “in the bubble.” It’s the […]

2019 Boxing Knockout of the Year Nominees

Welcome to The Queensberry Rules’ annual year-end boxing awards, continuing throughout this week. Here’s how we do it around these parts: The major categories are Knockout of the Year, Fight of the Year and Fighter of the Year. For each category, we give five finalists, with video and/or relevant info.  On the second day after a category […]