Boxing Commentary & Opinion

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Are Taylor and Arce too risky for TV?

Both Jermain Taylor and Jorge Arce are getting world title shots later this year, despite the fact that both are aged, faded fighters. What kind of risks are they taking, and should TV networks be...

Espinoza not happy with De La Hoya's promotion

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Stephen Espinoza is reportedly unhappy with Oscar De La Hoya. Is the relationship between Golden Boy and Showtime cracking without Richard Schaefer?

Poll: Will you buy Pacquiao-Algieri on PPV?

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Manny Pacquiao's next fight is set, but early response is tepid at best. Do you plan to buy the November 22 pay-per-view?

What's next for Canelo Alvarez?

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Canelo Alvarez is likely to return this fall for a third fight in 2014. What's available for the 24-year-old star?

Crawford: Long road to stardom just beginning

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Terence Crawford has the goods to become a star, not just a created version in a desperate climate. Hopefully, he'll be allowed to mature into that role naturally.

Opinion: Less Guerrero hype, more Alexander praise

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BLH's Connor Ruebusch urges fans and spectators of boxing to tone down the cries of adulation for brutal wars like Guerrero vs Kamegai, and do the sport a favor by praising technical battles like...

Nine Notes on a Fight: Lomachenko beats Russell

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Vasyl Lomachenko proved he's the real deal with last night's win over Gary Russell Jr. How important of a fighter is the amateur legend and pro phenom going to be?

Guerrero-Kamegai: 5 Reasons to Watch

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Robert Guerrero is back in the main event, while Devon Alexander is in a must-win situation, and Vasyl Lomachenko and Gary Russell Jr look to show their skills.

The Ten: Algieri arrives at junior welterweight

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Chris Algieri made his move in the 140-pound division last night, but will he last? The division's recent history has had plenty of stars that burned out fast, making it one of the most compelling...

Scorecards: Algieri SD-12 Provodnikov

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Chris Algieri's win over Ruslan Provodnikov was both an upset and a comeback effort last night. How did the judges see him winning the fight?

Cotto's credit not in full with Sergio's shot legs

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Sergio Martinez had nothing on his punches and nothing in his legs. How much credit does Miguel Cotto really deserve for beating him?

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13th Round (video): Thoughts on Cotto vs Martinez

What a fight! Where does Sergio Martinez go from here? What's next for Miguel Cotto? Who is Marvin Sonsona? Connor Ruebusch and Fraser Coffeen of Bad Left Hook recap and discuss the entire main...

Why buy Cotto-Martinez?

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While Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez are both certainly still viable fighters, each of them is past their prime. So why buy their pay-per-view event on Saturday?

Froch-Groves II: Looking back, looking forward

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Last November, Carl Froch scored a dramatic and highly controversial win over George Groves, and tomorrow the two meet again in front of 80,000 at Wembley Stadium. Rich Wharton breaks down the...

OPINION: You all got here too late

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Carl Froch has arguably had the best career of recent British fighters, and he'll gladly argue that point himself. But he's not reached the level of fame of many of his contemporaries and other...

FLOP BOWL: Stephenson vs Broner

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Lance Stephenson made headlines for his hilarious flop last night against the Miami Heat, but how did it compare to Adrien Broner's incredible acting job last December?

"Why can't X fight Y?"

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"Hey! Why should Manny Pacquiao fight Juan Manuel Marquez or Mike Alvarado later this year? Why can't he fight Danny Garcia or someone else?"

Canelo deserves credit for facing Erislandy Lara

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Canelo Alvarez came up with a bloated record. Now he is attempting to become the top 154 pound boxer in the world by facing Erislandy Lara.

Foley: Stop dismissing Mayweather-Pacquiao

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James Foley returns to BLH with a look at the Mayweather-Maidana fight, the competitiveness proving that Manny Pacquiao remains a significant challenge for Floyd Mayweather.

Broner 'suspended' by WBC, but why?

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Adrien Broner has been "suspended" by the WBC for saying the same things he's said for years now. Why?

Poll: Mayweather-Maidana II or something else?

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Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana battled in a rugged fight last night, and a rematch is getting a lot of hype. But should that be Floyd's next fight?

Grades: Floyd just good enough, Broner fizzles

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Scott breaks down "The Moment" and grades the fighters' individual performances.

Mayweather-Maidana rematch seems likely for Sept.

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Floyd Mayweather was up-and-down at tonight's post-fight press conference, and it looks likely that he'll be facing Marcos Maidana again in September.

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13th Round: Connor talks Mayweather vs Maidana

Bad Left Hook's Connor Ruebusch runs through the entire pay-per-view card from Saturday night's boxing mega-event, featuring a main event bout between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana.

What happens if Golden Boy breaks apart?

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Oscar De La Hoya and Richard Schaefer are not on good terms these days, but what happens if Golden Boy Promotions as we know it blows up? Who would have the edge, and would Oscar survive without...

GIF: Klitschko knocks out Leapai

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Wladimir Klitschko had no trouble with Alex Leapai on Saturday in Germany, smashing the Samoan in five rounds.

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