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Mike Tyson vs Larry Holmes: How Don King stacked the odds for Iron Mike

Written by Lee Cleveland at Nov 20, 2016 - 09:53PM ET
Most fight fans don't understand the business end of boxing.  

Kovalev vs Ward - An evening of inkblots

Written by Marc Livitz at Nov 20, 2016 - 08:45PM ET
Election fever as well as sickness has swept the country over the past ten days. Some of us refuse to accept the result while others are content to let a businessman assume the role of the most powerful individual on the planet.  

Ward vs Kovalev stats

Written by Lee Cleveland at Nov 20, 2016 - 01:47PM ET
Last night, Andre Ward lifted the titles of consensus light heavywweight champion Sergey Kovalev via a tight but unanimous decision.  

Ward vs Kovalev rematch: A dangerous move for the Russian?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Nov 20, 2016 - 11:51AM ET
Last night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) kept his prefect record intact by defeating Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) via a razor thin verdict...  But the win wasn't without controversy.  

Ward vs Kovalev: Attendance, post-fight quotes

Written by Lee Cleveland at Nov 20, 2016 - 10:21AM ET
It was Teddy Atlas who said, "Kovalev will win the early rounds with his ability to control distance [and then] Ward will then do what he's done since he was 12... Adjust and find a way to win."  

Ward vs Kovalev purses: Big disparity

Written by Lee Cleveland at Nov 19, 2016 - 09:27PM ET
One of the biggest fights in light heavyweight history will take place November 19 as two unbeaten, top pound-for-pound boxers will meet in a true superfight.  

Ward vs Kovalev: Predictions from boxing experts

Written by Lee Cleveland at Nov 19, 2016 - 05:26PM ET
Tonight, Sergey Kovalev will defend his Light Heavyweight crown against former Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward on HBO PPV.  

Ward vs Kovalev: Celebrities tweet messages, predictions

Written by Press Release at Nov 19, 2016 - 03:03PM ET
Ward vs Kovalev: Celebrities tweet messages, predictions  

Ward vs Kovalev odds: Misleading or on-point?

Written by Lee Cleveland at Nov 19, 2016 - 02:34PM ET
Ward vs Kovalev odds: Misleading or on-point?  

Ward vs Kovalev PPV: Cost, streaming info and time

Written by Lee Cleveland at Nov 19, 2016 - 01:05PM ET
Tonight on HBO PPV, Sergey Kovalev (30-0-1, 26 KOs), the WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion will face Andre Ward (30-0, 15 KOs), a two-time world super middleweight champion who is now a legitimate light heavyweight.  

Ward vs Kovalev: Prediction, preview and analysis

Written by Christopher Wirsing at Nov 19, 2016 - 09:07AM ET
Well boxing fans, we are in for another treat – Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward.  

McGregor vs Alvarez undercard preview

Written by Mark Weber at Nov 12, 2016 - 04:13PM ET
Conor McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez isn't the only fight worth watching; In fact, it's not even the only title fight worth watching.  

Ward vs Kovalev PPV buys prediction

Written by Lee Cleveland at 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?  

McGregor vs Alvarez: Conor's keys to victory

Written by Mark Weber at Nov 10, 2016 - 12:28PM ET
Is Eddie Alvarez Conor McGregor’s toughest matchup to date?  

Pacquiao vs Vargas: PPV cost, streamimg info

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

McGregor vs Alvarez: Will Conor McGregor gas at UFC 205?

Written by Mark Weber at Oct 30, 2016 - 06:23PM ET
In Conor McGregor’s 20 wins to date, 18 have come by knockout or submission.  

Bernard Hopkins at 51: Should he be fighting?

Written by Lee Cleveland at 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.  

Floyd Mayweather: 50th fight bigger than Manny Pacquiao bout?

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 29, 2016 - 08:55AM ET
Richard Schaefer is back in boxing with his own promotional outfit, Ringstar Promotions. What does this mean exactly?  

Danny Garcia vs Keith Thurman: Winner gets Floyd Mayweather?

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 28, 2016 - 11:31AM ET
To be or not to be; that seems to be the question on many a mind within the boxing community concerning former pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Canelo Alvarez: Roach says PacMan kicks his a**

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 28, 2016 - 11:06AM ET
No...eight division world titlist and Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao will not be fighting Gennady Golovkin anytime soon.  

Floyd Mayweather: Does boxing miss 'Money?'

Written by Marc Livitz at Oct 28, 2016 - 10:16AM ET
2016 is nearing its end and according to many of the wise and informed voices in boxing fandom, the year has been somewhat disappointing.  

"Canelo Alvarez beats Gennady Golovkin," insists Richard Schaefer

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 28, 2016 - 07:57AM ET
It's official...former Golden Boy Promotions CEO, Richard Schaefer, is back in the hurt business.  

Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather: "He treated me like s***!"

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 27, 2016 - 10:10AM ET
In the boxing universe, not all promoters, managers, trainers and fighters get along...the paying customers often prefer it that way.  

Canelo vs. Golovkin update from Golden Boy Promotions' Oscar De la Hoya

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 26, 2016 - 05:56PM ET
Immediately after Canelo Alvarez captured the WBO Junior Middleweight on September 17, by stopping incumbent title holder Liam Smith with a vicious body shot, Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De la Hoya dropped an unexpected bomb on the media in attendance at the post-fight press conference, announcing an eight figure offer made to Gennady Golovkin for a potential fight deal with his Mexican superstar.  

Tyson Fury can comeback but Adrien Broner can't?

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 25, 2016 - 06:49PM ET
2016 has been an admittedly forgettable year thus far within the fight community. From fans to promoters, every active participant seems to be licking their respective wounds well into the final quarter of the fiscal year.  

Sergey Kovalev: Gennady Golovkin's trainer takes credit for Russian's success?

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 25, 2016 - 03:17PM ET
With less than one month remaining until the historic battle of Light Heavyweights, featuring current WBA, IBF, and WBO champion Sergey Kovalev against former lineal 168 pound champ Andre Ward, the Krusher's former mentor and elite level trainer Abel Sanchez gave his pre-fight prediction for the November 19 meeting.  

Manny Pacquiao is peaking at the right time, insists Roach

Written by Joseph Herron at Oct 24, 2016 - 05:37PM ET
Eight division world champion and Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao is back in the United States to make the final preparations for his latest challenge against current WBO Welterweight titlist Jessie Vargas.  

McGregor vs Alvarez odds: Too close for comfort?

Written by Mark Weber at Oct 20, 2016 - 09:57PM ET
Any true fight fan knows that the odds ultimately tell the story of an upcoming bout.  
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