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Pound-For-Pound Top 20 Boxers Update, 12/15

Happy New Year. Here’s a last bit of sweeping up after 2015 — a year-end pound-for-pound list of the best boxers alive, regardless of weight. This entry brings just one exit (Miguel Cotto) and one entry (Tyson Fury) since last time, but some shaking up of things here and there. The heavyweight and middleweight championships […]

2015 Round Of The Year Nominees

Welcome to The Queensberry Rules’ annual year-end boxing awards, continuing this week. Here’s how we do it around these parts: The major categories are Knockout of the Year, Round of the Year, Fight of the Year and Fighter of the Year. The final leg, which will finish after, is a pu-pu platter of awards ranging from […]

Pound-For-Pound Top 20 Boxers Update, 10/15

Floyd Mayweather is gone, again, and who knows how long he’ll be retired for this time. His departure leaves a vacancy atop the pound-for-pound throne. So who’s the new “The Man?” That was determined by the usual main standard, which is quality wins of recent vintage (with overall resume and the “eyeball test” secondary factors; […]

Keep Your Eyes Open: Roman Gonzalez Vs Brian Viloria Preview And Prediction

Pay-per-view undercards rarely get much attention, especially given the gruel that boxing’s power brokers have ladled forth over the past few years, but, Saturday night from Madison Square Garden, one of the sport’s most unique talents takes the stage in the chief supporting bout: Nicaragua’s Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (left) meets Brian Viloria (right) for Gonzalez’s flyweight […]

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Deontay Wilder And Shinsuke Yamanaka

(picture via) “And the little ones shall lead them.” Where was that said? The Bible? Nostradamus in “Les Propheties?” Nowhere, you say? It’s the story of this week on the boxing schedule, regardless. One of the world’s biggest and best heavyweights is in action, albeit in a letdown match-up, while people under 120 pounds will […]

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Ruslan Provodnikov And TBA

It’s been commented on before, but TBA is some kind of throwback fighter. Not only is he fighting on the undercard of an HBO fight on Saturday (Ruslan Provodnikov vs. Chris Algieri), but he’ll also be in the ring in Manchester… on the same night. It’s impressive stuff that puts the active schedules of fighters […]

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