The Way Forward: Devin Haney UD12 Joseph Diaz

For some time now, Devin Haney has been discussed as a sort of spiritual successor to Floyd Mayweather Jr., a boxing mastermind if there ever was one on either side of the ropes. And on at least one occasion during Saturday’s DAZN broadcast, Haney — all of 23 years old — was mentioned in the […]

Joseph Diaz Passes The Jayson Velez Test

Joseph Diaz, Jr. had his hands full with Jayson Velez Saturday night on HBO, but not so much that he couldn’t grab a clear decision victory. He’s a talented guy, Diaz, more talented than Velez, and this was his sternest test yet — and a test that revealed he isn’t quite a complete fighter. One […]

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Terence Crawford, Dierry Jean And Joseph Diaz, Jr.

The picture above is of my face when there are no “Premier Boxing Champions” cards on TV all week. There’s only an HBO fight, a Golden Boy offering and (whaddayaknow) a ShoBox card on Showtime. Let’s party like it’s 2014! Terence Crawford vs Dierry Jean, Saturday, HBO, Omaha Neb. Former lightweight champ turned top junior welterweight contender Crawford […]

Canelo Alvarez Brutalizes, Stops James Kirkland In Three Rounds

Boxing fans left unsatisfied by last week’s “Fight of the Century” were treated to a brutal one-sided shootout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and James Kirkland in Houston Saturday night on HBO. The junior middleweight bout was entertaining as long as it lasted, but it was clear from early on that Canelo (45-1-1, 32 KO) was simply too good […]