Brian Opal

Brian Opal


Fights of Legend: Pryor vs. Arguello I

Jul 18, 2015 - 02:56PM ET
In the post Muhammad Ali era of the early 1980s, the sport of boxing was being carried by super-star household names such as “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns and Marvin Hagler.  

Should fans be surprised by Broner’s loss to Porter?

Jun 26, 2015 - 02:17PM ET
This past Saturday evening, Adrien “The Problem” Broner lost to “Showtime” Shawn Porter in a bout that was hyped as the battle of Ohio.  

‘Canelo’ vs. Kirkland in Potential Fight of the Year

May 09, 2015 - 12:32PM ET
In the minds of some fight fans, the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao mega-fight didn’t live up to the years of build-up and tremendous hype that understandably led to great expectations.  

Floyd Mayweather TBE: ‘The Best Ever?’

May 01, 2015 - 04:56PM ET
The Super Bowl of boxing is finally here! The “fight of the century” between pound-for-pound king of the ring Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and global boxing-icon Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao is tomorrow night.  

Alvarado vs. Rios 3: ‘Rocky Mountain rumble’ could place trilogy among best ever

Jan 24, 2015 - 03:08AM ET
There’s a short, distinct list of epic trilogies that stick out like a splinter in the minds of most boxing historians and die-hard fans.  

Stiverne vs. Wilder: Winner will soon get offer to fight heavyweight champion of the world

Jan 16, 2015 - 05:56PM ET
In the minds of many American fight fans, the heavyweight division will be re-energized and resuscitated on Saturday, Jan. 17 when fellow countryman and undefeated knockout-artist Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs) challenges Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) for his WBC…  
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Hearns vs. Leonard I: A historic fight for the ages (w/ highlights)

Aug 25, 2014 - 10:11AM ET
It is now fondly reminisced and discussed as one of the epic Welterweight prizefights in boxing history. Maybe even the best ever. It was billed and promoted as “The Showdown” because it featured the world’s two top 147-pounders at the…  

Freddie Roach: A legend's rise to stardom

Aug 10, 2014 - 05:41PM ET
How much do you know about Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach?  
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