Boxing Commentary & Opinion

Sergio Martinez and the dying of the light

Middleweight king Sergio Martinez has enjoyed a three-year run at the top of one of boxing's most storied weight classes, but he grows increasingly vulnerable with each fight. Is 2014 the end of the road for the champ?

Kirkland's latest and last chance at stardom

Will James Kirkland finally capitalize on his star potential? It may be now or never for the rugged Texan brawler.

New crop of 'hopefuls' targeting Wlad Klitschko

The last group of contenders have all been proven inferior, and now with Vitali out of the sport, Wladimir Klitschko is nearing age 38 and staring down a whole new group of young(er) guns.

Broner and Canelo hit the comeback trail

Adrien Broner and Canelo Alvarez came into 2013 two of boxing's hottest rising stars, and competed in some big fights. But as the year closes, they've both suffered losses, and need bouncebacks in 2014.

Erislandy Lara: The real threat to Mayweather

If you want competition for Floyd Mayweather in 2014, Erislandy Lara is the fighter you should rally around, not Manny Pacquiao.

Fighter-Writer Diaries: Pilot

This is the pilot episode of a new, sporadic series that I've contemplated doing for a while now. The title is self explanatory. I'm a fighter and, perhaps more obviously, I'm a writer. And this is a day in my life.

Next for Floyd: Khan or Maidana?

Floyd Mayweather will be back in the ring on May 3, 2014. Should he face Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana?

Schaefer slams Arum again on Floyd-Manny, more

Richard Schaefer loves to say he doesn't care what Bob Arum says or does, but second to that is only Richard Schaefer's love of paying close attention to everything Bob Arum says and does, then taking the veteran promoter to task.

IBHOF class of 2014 announced

Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad, and Joe Calzaghe are predictably added to the modern class. Find out who made the other categories.

Is Cotto the actual biggest option for Mayweather?

Floyd Mayweather is expected to face Amir Khan on May 3, 2014, while Miguel Cotto is currently negotiating for a fight with Sergio Martinez or Canelo Alvarez. But Mayweather-Cotto II might actually be the biggest available fight for the P4P king.

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