1. Bernard Hopkins Finally at Peace with Leaving Boxing Behind as Final Fight Nears

    Bernard Hopkins began his career 28 years ago with a majority-decision loss to Clinton Mitchell in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and he’ll bookend it with a fight against light heavyweight contender Joe Smith Jr...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 6 months ago 4,489 reads 11 comments

  2. Bleacher Report Boxing's Updated Pound-for-Pound Rankings

    Perhaps boxing's most controversial topic these days is who should sit atop the mythical pound-for-pound rankings. Since the retirement of Floyd Mayweather Jr., there has been no shortage of capable replacements...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 6 months ago 9,914 reads 42 comments

  3. Billy Joe Saunders vs. Artur Akavov: Fight Time, Date, Live-Stream and TV Info

    Billy Joe Saunders belatedly makes the first defence of his WBO middleweight title when he faces Artur Akavov on Saturday...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 3,747 reads 6 comments

  4. Roy Jones Jr. vs. Bobby Gunn Fight Announced: Latest Details, Reaction

    Roy Jones Jr. will fight former bare-knuckle boxer Bobby Gunn on February 17, 2017, as per Dan Rafael for ESPN.com. The fight will be officially announced at a press conference on Tuesday, Dec...

    Alex Keble Written by Alex Keble about 6 months ago 17,338 reads 22 comments

  5. 'Rocky' Turns 40: A Look Back at the Most Influential Boxing Movie Ever

    Once massively popular in the U.S., boxing now languishes near the bottom of the sports-watching totem pole. But not at the movies...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 6 months ago 16,276 reads 22 comments

  6. Bernard Hopkins Bows Out in 10 Fights to Watch in the Month of December

    December is upon us, offering the chance for a period of reflection before we welcome in a new year full of hope and expectation...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 3,942 reads 20 comments

  7. David Haye Throws Punch at Tony Bellew in Presser Before Heavyweight Fight

    David Haye threw a punch at Tony Bellew on Wednesday as the pair came face-to-face for the first time since their March 4 heavyweight bout was announced...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 6 months ago 349 reads 1 comments

  8. Britain's Got Talent: Picking out 5 Boxers Who Could Win World Titles in 2017

    While some results didn't go as hoped in 2016, British boxing is still in an incredibly strong position as we head into the final month of the year. Sure, Saul Alvarez made Amir Khan and Liam Smith suffer...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 1,097 reads 1 comments

  9. Ranking the Top Contenders for 2016 Fighter of the Year

    Even though there are still some outstanding fights on the schedule for December, the majority of the ballot for 2016 Fighter of the Year has already taken shape...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 6 months ago 5,074 reads 23 comments

  10. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of November 27

    Vasyl Lomachenko made Nicholas Walters quit after the seventh round Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas to retain his WBO Super Featherweight Championship with another virtuoso performance...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 6 months ago 5,859 reads 43 comments

  11. Vasyl Lomachenko Leaves No Doubt over Elite Status in Dominant TKO Victory

    It was the sort of performance that challenges vocabularies and perceptions. Because it's not enough to simply say Vasyl Lomachenko beat Nicholas Walters...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 6 months ago 4,641 reads 30 comments

  12. Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction

    Vasyl Lomachenko's rise up the boxing ranks continues after he scored a TKO victory over Nicholas Walters to retain the WBO junior lightweight title on Saturday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 22,876 reads 49 comments

  13. Lomachenko vs. Walters: Live Round-by-Round Results and Fight Highlights

    Vasyl Lomachenko toyed with Nicholas Walters, who quit on his stool after the seventh round in a fight where he was being dominated but didn't appear hurt, to retain his WBO Super Featherweight Championship on Saturday night in Las Vegas...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 6 months ago 24,633 reads 83 comments

  14. March Madness: Breaking Down the 2017 Fight Between Tony Bellew and David Haye

    On Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the calendar year, Tony Bellew and David Haye grabbed a deal that was just too good to resist...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 3,577 reads 4 comments

  15. Nicholas Walters Knows a KO Is His Best Chance vs. Vasyl Lomachenko

    Nicholas Walters says he learned a valuable lesson from last Saturday’s epic light heavyweight showdown between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 6 months ago 3,047 reads 2 comments

  16. David Haye vs. Tony Bellew: Fight Date Announced, Comments and Reaction

    Former world heavyweight champion David Haye is to fight Tony Bellow on March 4, 2017, at the O2 Arena in London, it was confirmed on Friday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 6 months ago 5,526 reads 14 comments

  17. Terry Flanagan vs. Orlando Cruz: Fight Time, Date, Live-Stream and TV Info

    Terry Flanagan makes the fourth defence of his WBO lightweight title on Saturday when he takes on Orlando Cruz at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 2,097 reads 12 comments

  18. Vasyl Lomachenko Must Prove His Elite Status vs. Nicholas Walters

    Vasyl Lomachenko is one of the very best fighters in the sport of boxing today. Well, that's what many boxing experts and ringside observers would have you believe right now...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 6 months ago 3,089 reads 11 comments

  19. Lomachenko vs. Walters: Expert Picks for the Main Event

    For the second weekend in a row, fight fans will be treated to an intriguing matchup between a slick boxer and a big puncher...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report Boxing Staff about 6 months ago 8,578 reads 20 comments

  20. Katie Taylor Has the Perfect Platform to Make Waves in the Professional Ranks

    There are two boxers set to make their professional bows at Wembley Arena in London on Saturday. Per BoxRec , Danny Dignum will appear in the paid ranks for the first time...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 599 reads 0 comments

  21. Lomachenko vs. Walters: Odds and Round-by-Round Predictions for Saturday's Fight

    He's got to be the best seven-fight pro on the planet; maybe ever. And now Vasyl Lomachenko has a big fight to match his status...

    Lyle Fitzsimmons Written by Lyle Fitzsimmons about 6 months ago 6,119 reads 7 comments

  22. Boxing Virtuoso Vasyl Lomachenko Might Really Be Inside the Matrix

    Vasyl Lomachenko is in The Matrix . That's the premise posited in a YouTube video that spread across the boxing internet this summer. Despite being absurd on its face, it begs some serious reflection...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 18,958 reads 28 comments

  23. Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters: Preview and Prediction for Upcoming Fight

    One week after Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward faced off in the desert for the biggest fight of 2016, Las Vegas will play host to a major bout in the super featherweight division, as WBO champion Vasyl Lomachenko defends against Nicholas Walters..

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 6 months ago 5,252 reads 7 comments

  24. George Groves Stars in London, but Will He Ever Get His Hands on a World Title?

    The satisfaction George Groves would have felt after his victory over Eduard Gutknecht didn't last for long...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 1,272 reads 7 comments

  25. Lomachenko vs. Walters: Top Storylines as Title Fight Looms

    Vasyl Lomachenko is set to defend his WBO Super Featherweight Championship against former featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 6 months ago 4,633 reads 23 comments