Displaying items by tag: business of boxing


Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez 8 figure offer: Just an old tactic?

Sep 19, 2016 - 03:58PM ET
Shortly after Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez captured Liam Smith's WBO Super Welterweight title on Saturday night, current promoter and Hall of Fame boxing legend Oscar De la Hoya dropped an unexpected bomb during the customary post-fight press conference.  

This Week in Boxing: July 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014 - 10:47AM ET

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: Anatomy of a superfight

Jul 15, 2014 - 10:01AM ET
Veteran journalist, Larry Merchant once said of boxing, that it is much like Braodway; “a live corpse….it is no longer main stream, but somebody is still watching and somebody is still making money.”  

HBO Boxing: Will 2014 be its year?

Mar 05, 2014 - 06:09PM ET

Pacquiao vs Rios: Good morning Macau

Nov 23, 2013 - 01:05PM ET
Among the things that newly developed China has threatened US superiority on, is that of premiere boxing event destination.  

Gennady Golovkin: Is KO artist a victim of his own success?

Nov 02, 2013 - 12:49PM ET
There's a well-known saying in the entertainment business: "once a star, always a threat."  

Miguel Cotto: Vintage 'Junito' has boxing world at his feet

Oct 14, 2013 - 06:18PM ET
With a little help from Freddie Roach and perhaps, a flux capacitor, Miguel Cotto (38-4) now occupies a position that is likely the most opportune of any boxer on the planet.  

Stevenson vs Cloud: Will HBO Boxing find a new PPV rainmaker tonight?

Sep 28, 2013 - 01:59PM ET
The suddenly talent-rich light heavyweight division delivers its latest intriguing match-up this Saturday from Montreal's Bell Centre.  

Mayweather vs Canelo: 'The One' Man Behind the Men

Sep 11, 2013 - 06:16PM ET
Fight week is upon us and the boxing world is abuzz in anticipation of Floyd Mayweather (44-0) vs. Saul "El Canelo" Alvarez, slated for September 14th at the MGM Grand.  

Boxing: How Golden Boy Promotions Is Reviving the Sweet Science

Aug 27, 2013 - 12:49PM ET
With one swipe of his left hand, journeyman Jhonny Gonzalez (55-8) stunned now former WBC featherweight champion, Abner Mares (26-1-1), and may have dashed some of Golden Boy Promotions' best-laid plans.  

Darren Barker and Nathan Cleverly: The Tale of Two UK Champions

Aug 22, 2013 - 09:50AM ET
On Saturday night, by way of major network television broadcast, the US and many parts of the world were exposed to two British champions.  

Geale vs Barker Sets the Stage

Aug 15, 2013 - 10:09PM ET
Making his US debut on Saturday evening in Atlantic City, IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale (29-1) will defend his title against the battle-tested Darren Barker (25-1) of England.