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BLH P4P Top 10 (Feb. 2023): Beterbiev jumps over Canelo, more

Artur Beterbiev and Canelo Alvarez have switched spots in this month’s P4P top 10.

PODCAST: Weekend preview, Beterbiev, Crawford and Golden Boy, more!

We’ve got a busy weekend ahead and a LOT to talk about from last week, too! IT’S THE PODCAST TIME!

Rankings (Jan. 30): Beterbiev rolls on, Yarde’s stock rises in defeat, more

Artur Beterbiev got a good fight, but stayed unbeaten against Anthony Yarde, plus more in this week’s rankings!

Unsung 20th Century Fights: Marvelous Marvin Hagler vs Marcos Geraldo

Marvin Hagler’s final fight before he became a world champion was against Marcos Geraldo in May 1980.

Preview: Yarde needs to go for broke if he is to tame Beterbiev

Artur Beterbiev seems close to unbeatable. If Anthony Yarde is to beat him on Saturday night, he’ll have to walk through fire.

Predictions: Artur Beterbiev vs Anthony Yarde

Will Artur Beterbiev stay unbeaten, or will Anthony Yarde pull the upset on Saturday?

Rankings (Jan. 23): Liam Smith, Riakporhe, Eubank, more

Liam Smith scored arguably the biggest win of his career over Chris Eubank Jr, plus more this week.

Unsung 20th Century Fights: Alexis Arguello vs Ruben Castillo

Alexis Arguello battled Ruben Castillo in a 1980 war from Tucson, Arizona.

An A-Z of boxing in 2023​​, Pt. 4: Fury vs Usyk, Zayas, more

Part four of Lewis Watson’s series about what we can expect, hope to see, and the stories that could define boxing in 2023.

Predictions: Eubank Jr vs Smith and THREE undercard fights!

Chris Eubank Jr faces Liam Smith on Saturday, who wins? Plus picks for the undercard!

Liam Smith’s homophobic taunts further embarrass “proper boxing”

After a week complaining about YouTuber boxing I guess we have our sport back...

An A-Z of boxing in 2023​​, Part 3: Inoue, PPV prevalence, more!

Part three of Lewis Watson’s series about what we can expect, hope to see, and the stories that could define boxing in 2023.

PODCAST: What KSI and Misfits Boxing are doing right, Eubank vs Smith preview, more

KSI and Misfits Boxing are creating something that standards apart from their peers. PLUS! Eubank vs Smith preview and more this week!

Savant Sundays: Sonny Liston

Sonny Liston was one of history’s most fearsome heavyweights, and much more than just a guy who lost to a young Muhammad Ali.

An A-Z of boxing in 2023​​, Part 2: Gervonta Davis, Jake Paul, more

Part two of Lewis Watson’s series about what we can expect, hope to see, and the stories that could define boxing in 2023.

Predictions: Efe Ajagba vs Stephan Shaw

Efe Ajagba and Stephan Shaw meet in a heavyweight main event Saturday on ESPN. Who wins?

Unsung 20th Century Fights: Kid Gavilan vs Ralph Jones, 1953

Kid Gavilan took on Ralph "Tiger" Jones in August 1953 at Madison Square Garden.

An A-Z of boxing in 2023​​, Part 1: Bam Rodriguez, DAZN, Jaron Ennis, more

We’re buckling up for another year in the weird and wonderful world of boxing. But what can we expect?

PODCAST: Why Tank vs Ryan has to be next, no turning back now, plus more!

Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia simply have to meet next, there’s no turning back down, plus more on this week’s show!

Rankings (Jan. 9): Davis, Ennis, Jerusalem, more

Gervonta Davis holds firm at 135 in this week’s rankings, plus more!

Predictions: Davis vs Garcia and PPV undercard

Who wins Gervonta Davis vs Hector Luis Garcia on Saturday night?

Unsung 20th Century Fights: Julio Cesar Chavez vs Meldrick Taylor

A look back at Julio Cesar Chavez’s all-time controversial win over Meldrick Taylor in 1990, and what is sometimes lost in the discussion: It was a damn good fight.

BLH P4P Top 10 for January: New year, but same list — for now

Naoya Inoue enters 2023 as our No. 1 fighter pound-for-pound, but will he sit there at the end of the year?

PODCAST: Davis vs Garcia preview, Ioka and Franco draw, more

The new year is starting pretty fast in boxing, and we’re back with another episode of the podcast!

Rankings (Jan. 2): Division outlooks for 2023

We’ve got some adjustments from the last time out, plus a look at what could come in 2023 for each division.

Watson’s 2022 Boxing Awards: Bam Rodriguez, Shields, Bivol, more

As we wrap another year of ringside action, Lewis Watson is handing out some belated presents for the winners (and losers) of 2022.

Predictions: Kazuto Ioka vs Joshua Franco

Kazuto Ioka and Joshua Franco meet in a world title unification on New Year’s Eve in Japan.

Boxing wish list for 2023: Fury, Canelo, Spence vs Crawford, more

It takes a lot to still have hope as a boxing fan, but let’s ring some bells and wish for the best as the new year approaches.

PODCAST: 2022 boxing awards and year-end review, plus more!

It’s time to look back on the year in boxing!

Unsung 20th Century Fights: Julian Jackson vs Gerald McClellan

Julian Jackson and Gerald McClelland had one of the best fights of the 1990s in May 1993.

The Fight of the Year of the Week of the Year

The Fight of the Year is one thing, but what about some all-action battles that flew just that little bit under the radar?

PODCAST: Frank Martin dominates, what next for Naoya Inoue, more

We’ve got a bit of boxing talk and, well, some other stuff!

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