Lee Cleveland

Lee Cleveland

Lee is Managing Editor of FightSaga.com, a student of the Sweet Science and longtime boxing fan.

A gym rat in the 1990s, Lee was trained by 1976 Olympic Silver Medalist Charles Mooney and several retired seasoned pros. He was also a sparring partner for former WBA Super Middleweight Champion Steve Little who upset Michael Nunn for the WBA Super Middleweight Title in '94.

Lee created FightSaga.com to honor and preserve boxing's rich heritage, chronicle the achievements of top fighters, celebrate the legacy of big fights and provide a fun, educational experience for fight fans.  



Boxing schedule: HBO, NBC and BoxNation | Jun 6-13

Jun 06, 2015 - 09:43AM ET
Boxing returns tonight on HBO, NBC and BoxNation.  
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Triple G vs Oscar De La Hoya? Golden Boy to fight Golovkin?

Jun 05, 2015 - 11:42AM ET
Yesterday, FightSaga reported retired boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya, 42, is considering a return to the ring.  

Oscar De La Hoya comeback: Will he return?

Jun 04, 2015 - 11:39PM ET
For several years fight legend Oscar De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KOs) , now a successful promoter, has been pondering a return to the ring.  
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Fast food: Healthy, low-calorie, low-sodium options for athletes?

Jun 04, 2015 - 06:52PM ET
If you’re serious about being in good shape, do you have to cut fast food from your diet?  

Hillary Clinton: Will candidate accompany Manny Pacquiao into the ring?

Jun 04, 2015 - 05:37PM ET
Weeks after losing to President Barack Obama, Republican nominee Mitt Romney sat ringside at the pay-per-view fight card headlined by Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas.  

Burger King mascot and Floyd Mayweather: Brilliant idea, fresh new trend?

Jun 04, 2015 - 04:35PM ET
History was made as fight legends Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, boxing's best, finally faced each other in the ring on May 2.  

Miguel Cotto: Did middleweight champ beat a totally shot fighter in Sergio Martinez?

Jun 03, 2015 - 04:34PM ET
On June 7, 2014, Miguel Cotto delivered arguably one of the best performances of his career, halting Sergio Martinez in ten to win the lineal middleweight title.  

Manny Pacquiao: Next fight should be tune-up

Jun 02, 2015 - 09:07PM ET
When boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao climbs in the ring again, will he face another elite-level fighter such as Amir Khan, Juan Manuel Marquez or Terence Crawford?  
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Mike Tyson former foe is ashamed of beating him

Jun 01, 2015 - 10:47PM ET
Sometimes a young fighter is tasked with facing an idol or someone he's placed on a proverbial pedestal.  

Manny Pacquiao: Why he should continue to fight, regardless of Mayweather's decision

Jun 01, 2015 - 06:06PM ET
It was recently reported fight legend Manny Pacquiao is only interested in a rematch with Floyd Mayweather and no one else.  

Miguel Cotto, catchweights and boxing: What's the deal?

Jun 06, 2015 - 12:00AM ET
On June 6, fight legend and lineal middleweight champion Miguel Cotto faces former two-time belt-holder Daniel Geale.  

Floyd Mayweather vs Amir Khan: Is it the biggest fight in boxing?

May 31, 2015 - 06:06PM ET
The May 2nd super showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao couldn't possibly live up to all of the hype and was a disappointment for fans who expected to see a highly offensive, action-packed battle of attrition.  

Deontay Wilder understands what many fighters, promoters and managers don't?

May 30, 2015 - 05:44PM ET
If a non-mainstream belt-holder wants to earn a paycheck, he simply defends his title(s) - But if he wants to be a superstar and must-see TV one day, he fights with regularity.  

Khan vs Algieri results: Takeaways, facts & stats

May 29, 2015 - 11:39PM ET
Amir Khan passes a surprise test; Algieri proves legitimacy