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Canelo vs Khan Trashed by Critics: Is Size Everything?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 06, 2016 - 06:34PM ET
Many in the boxing community, including Julio Ceasr Chavez Jr and Paul Malignaggi, are voicing their displeasure over Canelo vs Khan.  

Boxing Champions: WBA to End Utter Insanity

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 06, 2016 - 05:07PM ET
The WBA has recently announced it will get rid of its fake... er... ill-conceived titles.  

Adrien Broner vs Ashley Theophane On Tap

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 06, 2016 - 02:55PM ET
Broner vs Theophane? "It's a done deal," Ashley Theophane said earlier this week.  

Deontay Wilder: Demanding Povetkin in April

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 05, 2016 - 08:31PM ET
Is a rivalry brewing between boxing's two very outspoken heavyweight champions?    

Miguel Cotto: Team Wanted No Part of Amir Khan?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 05, 2016 - 07:05PM ET
Earlier this week, hall of fame fight trainer Freddie Roach told FightHype that Team Khan, prior to reaching an agreement with Canelo Alvarez & Co., was interested in pursuing Cotto vs Khan.  

Bernie Sanders: Would He KO Donald Trump in the Ring? (Video)

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 05, 2016 - 04:02PM ET
Lookout! This man has a lethal left hook.  

Manny Pacquiao: Roach Admits Fighter Not a KO Artist at 147

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 05, 2016 - 04:54AM ET
So what happened to that bloodthirsty gentleman who used to terrorize opponents in the ring?  

Canelo vs Khan: Amir faster than Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 04, 2016 - 09:40PM ET
When lineal middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1, 32 KO) faces elite welterweight Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KO)  in May, the former's size and naturally larger frame may not work to his advantage.  

CTE: Should Boxing Be Terrified?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 04, 2016 - 06:58PM ET
Is CTE prevalent in boxing?  

Jeb Bush in New Hampshire: He Needs to pull a 'Muhammad Ali'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 04, 2016 - 01:08PM ET
Boxing is so deep-rooted in our culture, it's rare a day goes by without hearing a reference to boxing.  

Thurman vs Porter Undercard: Mares vs Montiel confirmed

Written by Press Release at Feb 03, 2016 - 10:18PM ET
Former three-division world champions Abner Mares and Fernando Montiel will square off in all-action co-feature on Saturday, March 12, live on CBS at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT. In the main event of the first primetime boxing presentation on CBS in nearly 40 years, welterweight knockout artist Keith Thurman will defend his WBA Welterweight World Championship against former titlist Shawn Porter in a matchup of two elite fighters in boxing's glamour division.  

Floyd Mayweather: Legend Predicts 'Money May' Will Go Broke?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 03, 2016 - 08:21PM ET
Perhaps we shouldn't give up on a Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch after all?  

Canelo vs Khan Prediction: Carl Froch Likes Brit's Chances

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 03, 2016 - 06:07PM ET
On Cinco de Mayo weekend, lineal middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KO) will face elite-level welterweight Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KO).  

Canelo vs Khan Odds: Challenger's Khan-fidence Bad News for Alvarez?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 03, 2016 - 03:32AM ET
On Cinco de Mayo weekend, lineal middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KO) will face elite-level welterweight Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KO).  

Canelo vs Khan PPV Buys: Prediction

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 02, 2016 - 07:44PM ET
On Cinco de Mayo weekend, lineal middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez will face elite-level welterweight Amir Khan.  

Wladimir Klitschko: Can Dr. Steelhammer be a Top 5 All-Time Great?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 02, 2016 - 04:49PM ET
Following his dismal performance in his recent unanimous decision loss to Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KO), can former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs) still be considered one of the best 5 heavyweights ever?  

Canelo Alvarez to Face Amir Khan in Next Fight

Written by Press Release at Feb 02, 2016 - 01:31PM ET
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 2, 2016) – WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) will make his first title defense of 2016 against former two-time world champion and resurgent contender Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on May 7, Cinco De Mayo weekend, in a match-up of two of the biggest stars in boxing. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.  

Bernard Hopkins, 51, to Announce Next Fight

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 01, 2016 - 10:21PM ET
Since losing to Sergey Kovalev in November 2014, 51 year old fight legend Bernard Hopkins has called out the likes of Gennady Golovkin, Carl Froch and James DeGale, and insisted the loss wouldn't serve as his final fight.  

Mike Alvarado Returns March 19

Written by Mark Weber at Feb 01, 2016 - 08:41PM ET
According to Boxingscene, Mike Alvarado will return to the ring on March 19 in Houston, TX.  

Ward vs Kovalev Prediction: Why Fight Legend Likes Russian

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 01, 2016 - 06:18PM ET
Andre Ward (28-0, 15 KO) vs Sergey Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KO) should it happen this year, would undoubtedly be one of the biggest events in boxing in 2016.  

Donald Trump Wins New York, Too? Fight Crowd Says 'Not So Fast'

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 01, 2016 - 04:40PM ET
Tonight, Republican presidential candidate and hardcore fight fan Donald Trump is expected to win the Iowa Caucus, a presumed first step towards winning his party's primary.  

Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 Prediction: Marquez's Trainer Chimes In

Written by Lee Cleveland at Feb 01, 2016 - 12:22PM ET
Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain, trainer of fight legend Juan Manuel Marquez, has offered his prediction for Pacquiao vs Bradley 3.  

Tyson Fury: Can he be boxing's version of The Beatles?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 31, 2016 - 10:34PM ET
He's the new unified heavyweight champion but faces some of the same obstacles as his predecessor.  
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Manny Pacquiao: Next fight a bad, bad choice

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 31, 2016 - 01:20PM ET
Thirty-seven year old fight sensation Manny Pacquiao insists his next fight will likely be his last.  

Kovalev vs Pascal 2 Undercard

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 30, 2016 - 09:22PM ET
So who's fighting on the Kovalev vs Pascal 2 undercard tonight?  

Kovalev vs Pascal 2: Purses an Enigma?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 30, 2016 - 06:47PM ET
Big-time boxing returns to Montreal tonight as unified light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev defends his titles against former lineal champion Jean Pascal in a rematch of their March 2015 meeting.  

Hypothyroidism: Why Can't You Lose Weight?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 30, 2016 - 03:51PM ET
Boxers, like most non-athletes, are notorious for weight loss struggles.  

Kovalev vs Pascal 2: Odds Shocker?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 30, 2016 - 02:18PM ET
Tonight, live on HBO, Sergey Kovalev, perhaps the most destructive light heavyweight since the great Bob Foster, faces former lineal champion Jean Pascal.  

Boxing Rules 101: 'Throwing in the towel' doesn't end a fight

Written by Lee Cleveland at Jan 30, 2016 - 12:00AM ET
There's a big misconception in professional boxing that a corner has the power to stop a fight at any time by simply throwing in a towel in the ring.  
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