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.  



Anti-Trump protesters riot: "Everybody in America is racist"

Nov 11, 2016 - 03:10PM ET
Never at a loss for words, Angel Garcia, the loquacious father and trainer of boxing star Danny Garcia, shared his thoughts on the post-election anti-Trump protester riots.  

Ward vs Kovalev PPV buys prediction

Nov 11, 2016 - 12:34PM ET
In boxing, how often do we see two unbeaten, top 5 pound-for-pound champions who are believed to be in their primes get the opportunity to face one another?  

Pacquiao vs Vargas: PPV cost, streamimg info

Nov 05, 2016 - 04:34PM ET
Tonight, boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will face the outspoken Jessie Vargas for the latter's WBO Welterweight Title.  

Bernard Hopkins at 51: Should he be fighting?

Oct 29, 2016 - 09:56AM ET
Fight legend Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2, 32 KO), who will turn 52 in January, faces Joe Smith (22-1, 18 KO) on December 17 in what will likely be the former's last hurrah in the ring.  

Shannon Briggs exposes David Haye in entertaining video?

Oct 16, 2016 - 01:54PM ET
Set to return in December, it appears David Haye won't face Shannon Briggs next.  

Klitschko vs Joshua prediction: "He's scared to get hit"

Oct 16, 2016 - 11:54AM ET
Who will win the high-profile superfight between Wladimir Klitschko and IBF belt holder Anthony Joshua in December?  

Wladimir Klitschko vs Anthony Joshua odds: Perplexing or accurate?

Jan 04, 2017 - 12:00AM ET
It's confirmed... IBF heavyweight belt holder Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KO) will face 40-year-old former dominant, long-reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO) April 29.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas: Brandon Rios shares key overlooked intangible

Oct 15, 2016 - 07:31PM ET
When comparing and contrasting fighters' strengths and weaknesses heading into a bout, we often evaluate experience levels, height and reach, age, punching power, quality of opposition, technique, speed, and ring IQ.  

Ward vs Kovalev odds: Boxer gets the nod in even match-ups

Oct 15, 2016 - 03:15PM ET
In boxing, how often do we see two unbeaten, top 5 pound-for-pound champions who are believed to be in their primes get the opportunity to face one another?  

Cocaine treatment and weight gain: Tyson Fury beware

Oct 15, 2016 - 12:47PM ET
Earlier this week, lineal heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury was forced to relinquish his titles, and his boxing license was subsequently suspended.  

Klitschko vs Joshua prediction: David Haye joins Wilder

Oct 15, 2016 - 11:14AM ET
A super showdown between heavyweight titans Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua seems likely for December 10, and the boxing world is buzzing.  

Shannon Briggs vs David Haye: Brit should come in lighter

Oct 10, 2016 - 02:47PM ET
Will 44-year-old former belt-holder Shannon Briggs (60-6, 1, 53 KO) get the high-profile bout he's been yearning for since 2014?  

Gennady Golovkin: Will GGG abandon the middleweight division?

Oct 10, 2016 - 01:28PM ET
Boxing history is replete with scenarios where champions or star fighters moved up in weight seeking bigger challenges and greater spoils.  

Canelo Alvarez: Next fight against Canadian KO artist?

Oct 09, 2016 - 12:42AM ET
If things go according to planned for team Canelo, its fighter should be back in the ring early next year.