Rearviewmirror: A Look Back At Boxing In 2015

2015 was a strange year for boxing. Like “Charles In Charge,” we took a lot of “bad” to go with the “good.” We got huge fights like Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, free fights like Keith Thurman vs Robert Guerrero, and no fights like Showtime. New stars emerged, while some faded away before our eyes. Lineal […]

Viktor Postol Breaks Lucas Matthysse

Viktor Postol figured as a really difficult test for Lucas Matthysse, and Saturday night on HBO he went one better: He scored a massive knockout in the 10th round in one of those “arrival” performances that announced Postol is now the man to beat at junior welterweight. It was a frustrating kind of performance though […]

Round And Round, Featuring What’s Next For Mares, Ward, Cotto And Others

There are some snazzy match-ups in the works right about now, one of which is one of the biggest fights that can happen in boxing anywhere. There are, per usual, some bouts that are falling to the wayside. Not all dance partners are so eager sometimes. Here’s just what’s been in the news for the past week: […]

Running Garcia Vs Peterson Undercard Results

BROOKLYN — There are a handful of “name” fighters on the Danny Garcia vs Lamont Peterson undercard at the Barclays Center, and this post is here to tell you all about how they fared. We’re going in reverse chronological order, so read on and check back, this post will be updated after every fight. ******* […]

Pound-For-Pound Top 20 Boxers Update, 12/14

(Nov. 8, Atlantic City; Sergey Kovalev celebrates his win over Bernard Hopkins after their bout at Boardwalk Hall. Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports) Just about all the 2014 business is finished for the best boxers in the world across every weight division, with only Adonis Stevenson and Guillermo Rigondeaux on this list yet to have […]

Juan Manuel Marquez Goes Full Juan Manuel Marquez On Mike Alvarado

Boxing’s return to fabled Los Angeles venue the Inglewood Forum proved a massive success on Saturday night, with Juan Manuel Marquez turning in a completely typical performance in an action-packed decision win over Mike Alvarado on HBO. When I say “completely typical,” that’s no rub on Marquez. This welterweight fight had everything that makes Marquez […]