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101 Best Boxing Nicknames
Boxers tend to have the best nicknames in sports. Here are 101 of the greatest nicknames in boxing history.
The 50 Greatest Boxers of All Time
ESPN.com recently listed their 50 Greatest Boxers of All-Time. What do you think of the list? What would you change?
The 100 All-Time Best Punchers in Boxing
In 2003, Ring Magazine published its ranking of the 100 greatest punchers of all-time. The list was selected by the writers or Ring Magazine.
Meet Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Fight-by-fight career record for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
What Was Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali's Career...
Fight-by-fight career record for Muhammad Ali.
Meet Boxing Legend Mike Tyson
Fight-by-fight career record for Mike Tyson. Info on every fight in pro career of Mike Tyson.
Meet Boxing Superstar Oscar De La Hoya
Fight-by-fight career record for Oscar De La Hoya.
Are These Really the 80 Best Boxers Ever?
In 2002, Ring Magazine published its ranking of the 80 best fighters of the last 80 years. The list was selected by the writers or Ring Magazine.
How Does One Become an Olympic Boxer?
The Olympic Track - How Do I Become An Olympic Boxer
A Fight-by-Fight Look at Boxing Great Manny...
Fight-by-fight career record for Manny Pacquiao.
Mike Tyson Timeline
Mike Tyson Timeline. Boxing.
George Foreman
Fight-by-fight career record for George Foreman.
Sugar Ray Leonard
The fight-by-fight career record for boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, who fought in over thirty boxing matches from 1977 to 1997.
Will Mayweather go for 50-0?
Floyd says his final fight will be in 2015, but boxing writer Niall Doran questions will Mayweather go for 50-0 before he calls it quits?
What Are the Rules of Boxing, Anyway?
Get explanations about the rules and laws of the Olympic sport of boxing, and learn about the role of the judges and officials in table tennis.
5 Best American Boxers Of All Time
An article that will likely prove to be a bone of contention, boxing writer Niall Doran lists his top 5 best American boxers of all time.
When Wladimir Klitschko Retires Heavyweight...
It's a stark reality that when Wladimir Klitschko retires heavyweight boxing will flourish again, says boxing writer Niall Doran.
Wladimir vs Vitali Klitschko - Who Would Have...
About.com boxing expert Niall Doran has a look at what he thinks would have happened if Wladimir vs Vitali Klitschko ever actually took place
Rocky Marciano
Fight-by-fight career record for Rocky Marciano.
Leon Spinks from 1976 Summer Olympics
Do you ever wonder what happened to Leon Spinks of Olympic Boxing fame? Find out where Leon Spinks is now.
Top 50 Heavyweights
Current ranking of the top 50 heavyweight boxers in the world today.
Larry Holmes
Fight-by-fight career record for Larry Holmes.
Why Khan vs Brook could end up like Hatton vs...
Boxing journalist Niall Doran outlines why Khan vs Brook could end up like Hatton vs Witter if the fight doesn't get made soon.
Boxing Schedule From 2013
Complete boxing schedule of upcoming fights. Check boxing schedule for updates.
Boxing Results
Latest boxing results from around the world. Boxing results for both major title bouts as well as smaller regional fights.
Top 5 Mexican Boxers Ever
Mexico has produced arguably some of the greatest warriors ever! Let's take a look at the Top 5 Mexican Boxers Of All Time
Boxing Stats: See Roy Jones Jr.'s Fight-by-Figh...
Fight-by-fight career record for Roy Jones Jr.
Adrien Broner, how good really is "The Problem"?
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Miguel Cotto
Fight-by-fight career record for Miguel Cotto.
Michael Spinks from 1976 Summer Olympics
Do you ever wonder what happened to Michael Spinks of Olympic Boxing fame? Find out where Michael Spinks is now.
Best Boxing Movies A to Z
Boxing Movies - List of Boxing Movies - Alphabetical
Why A De La Hoya vs Mayweather Rematch Would Be...
Boxing writer Niall Doran slams recent talks of a De La Hoya vs Mayweather rematch, claiming it would be fueled by nothing other than money.
Boxers of the Past / Retired Fighters
Bios and fight-by-fight records of retired fighters and great boxers of the past.
Boxing's Lineal Heavyweight Champions
Listing of every lineal heavyweight champion in boxing history, from 1876 to the present.
11 Historical Inaccuracies in 'The Fighter'
In terms of entertainment value and quality acting, The Fighter will likely earn multiple Academy Award nominations. However, in terms of historical accuracy, the filmmakers took numerous liberties. We take a look at at historical inconsistencies in The Fighter.
Why Canelo vs Cotto could be fight of the year
Boxing journalist Niall Doran discusses why Canelo vs Cotto could be fight of the year, in a match that has fight fans salivating.
Top 50 Boxers Pound-For-Pound
A pound-for-pound ranking of the top fifty fighters in boxing today.
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1984
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1984: mark breland olympic boxing virgil hill frank tate boxing team
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1976
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1976: palmer park md michael spinks leon spinks olympic boxing lee armstrong
Boxing Champions
Current world boxing champions as recognized by the WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO. Boxing champions in all seventeen weight categories.
50 Most Exciting Boxers of the Past 50 Years
Our list of the 50 Most Exciting Boxers of the Past 50 Years. This is not a pound-for-pound list. These are not necessarily the most talented or accomplished boxers, but the most crowd pleasing. The fighters who made every fight a must see fight.
5 Changes In How Modern Day Boxing Promoters...
Boxing writer Niall Doran outlines 5 changes in how modern day boxing promoters operate in comparison to the old days.
Lennox Lewis
Fight-by-fight career record for Lennox Lewis.
Deontay Wilder vs Eric Molina Prediction
The heavyweight champ returns to action in his native Alabama, USA. Niall Doran's official Deontay Wilder vs Eric Molina prediction.
Prince Naseem Hamed
Fight-by-fight career record for Prince Naseem Hamed.
A Fight-by-Fight Look at Roberto Duran's Boxing...
Fight-by-fight career record for Roberto Duran.
Mike Tyson - Photo Gallery
Photo gallery of Mike Tyson from 1986 to 1989.
Learn to Box - Boxing Lessons for Beginner...
Collection of resources that provide easy introductions for beginners as well as valuable tips for advanced boxers.
Olympic Boxing Champions
Olympic boxing Gold medal winners for every weight class.
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1988
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1988: michael carbajal andrew maynard ellenwood ga olympic boxing phoenix ariz
Boxing Movies
A list of more than a hundred boxing-themed movies, arranged chronologically, from Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph to The Fighter.
Why These Controversies Are the Top 5 in...
Biggest Controversies in Olympic Boxing History
Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know...
Olympic Boxing – Get Inside Olympic Boxing - London 2012
Juan Diaz
Fight-by-fight career record for Juan Diaz.
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao PPV Numbers:...
Boxing can generate a LOT of bread. Let's check out the money facts in their last 10 fights - Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao PPV numbers
Top Pay-Per-View Events in Boxing History
The Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather fight has smashed all previous pay-per-view records. The Golden Boy is now boxing's all-time highest grossing PPV attraction.
5 Changes In Boxing You Might See Before 2020
The sport is experiencing a positive transitional period in 2015, here's 5 changes in boxing you might see in five years time.
Evander Holyfield
Fight-by-fight career record for Evander Holyfield.
My Top 10 Pound For Pound Best Fighters Of All...
About.com expert Niall Doran discusses probably the toughest pugilistic debate of them all - the top 10 pound for pound best fighters of all time
Top 20 Best Boxing Quotes Of All Time
The sport of boxing is a story best told by those within it. Here's a look at some of the best boxing quotes of all time in the noble art
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1980
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1980: richard sandoval olympic boxing jackie beard moscow ussr nashville tenn
The 5 Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao Common...
A comparison of the 5 Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao common opponents. Who's done better then who, Floyd or Manny?
Erik Morales
Fight-by-fight career record for Erik Morales.
Wladimir Klitschko
Fight-by-fight career record for Wladimir Klitschko.
Top 10 Heavyweight Boxers Of All Time
Boxing Expert Niall Doran's take on the Top 10 Heavyweight Boxers Of All Time, as he chronicles some of the sport's greatest big men
Will 2015 Be The Year Boxer Amir Khan Finally...
Will 2015 be the year boxer Amir Khan finally gets a mega fight? It could very well happen later in the year, writes Niall Doran
Amateur Boxing Rules
Amateur Boxing Rules, Article VII, Section 107.6 - Judges.
Before You Boxing Equipment / Gear
What you need to know before you buy boxing equipment/gear.
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1992
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1992: danell nicholson oscar de la hoya olympic boxing navy virginia raul marquez
Olympics - Heavyweights
Olympics - Heavyweights. Boxing.
Marvin Hagler vs Floyd Mayweather - Who Would...
Marvin Hagler vs Floyd Mayweather is a fantasy fight that boxing fans have debated for years, here's how they might have matched up.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. - Amateur Highlights
Amateur boxing highlights for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Juan Manuel Marquez
Fight-by-fight career record for Juan Manuel Marquez.
What Is Olympic Boxing?
What is Olympic boxing? It is one of the oldest and most popular Summer Olympic sports.
5 of the Biggest Trash Talkers in Boxing History
It's a sport that often inspires, well, some colorful verbal exchanges. Here's 5 of the biggest trash talkers in boxing history.
Amateur Boxing Rules (page 3)
Amateur Boxing Rules. Page 3.
Tyson v Lewis In Prime - What Would Have...
Tyson vs Lewis in prime - how would it have went down? About.com boxing expert Niall Doran considers how it may have played out
Why Deontay Wilder's Heavyweight Title Win Is...
American star Deontay Wilder's heavyweight title win comes at just the right time for the sport in the US and internationally, writes Niall Doran
Bernard Hopkins
Fight-by-fight career record for Bernard Hopkins.
Sergio Martinez
Fight-by-fight career record for Sergio Martinez.
Check Out Boxer Marcos Maidana's Year-by-Year...
Fight-by-fight career record for Marcos Maidana.
Undefeated Records in Boxing
An undefeated record in boxing is undoubtedly impressive, but it can also be misleading. We examine the careers of four modern fighters who retired having won every single fight of their professional career. All four have questions surrounding their undefeated marks.
Laila Ali
Fight-by-fight career record for Laila Ali.
Boxers of the Past
Bios and fight-by-fight records of great boxers of the past.
Guillermo Rigondeaux Next Fight In Japan + A...
Guillermo Rigondeaux next fight - Niall Doran takes an early look at Rigo's new year's eve clash in Japan and takes a peak into 2015 for Rigo
Active Boxers
Fight-by-fight records of active boxing champions and contenders.
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1972
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1972: duane bobick olympic boxing marvin johnson lee armstrong boxing team
A Look Back At The Unique James Toney Style
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Ricardo Lopez
Fight-by-fight career record for Ricardo Lopez.
Hopkins vs DeGale, Potential Boxing Chess 101
Murmurings of a potential clash between these two boxing technicians emerged recently - a fight that would get the purist pulses racing.
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Fight-by-fight career record for Marvelous Marvin Hagler.
Marco Antonio Barrera
Fight-by-fight career record for Marco Antonio Barrera.
Amateur Boxing Rules (part 4)
Amateur Boxing Rules. Page 4.
Vitali Klitschko
Fight-by-fight career record for Vitali Klitschko.
Vernon Forrest
Fight-by-fight career record for Vernon Forrest.
Lamont Peterson
Fight-by-fight career record for Lamont Peterson.
Joe Frazier
Fight-by-fight career record for Joe Frazier.
Everything You Need to Know About Betting on...
Wagering is accepted on most major bouts held throughout the world. General wagering rules for betting the money odds and betting total rounds.
Amateur Boxing Rules (page 2)
Amateur Boxing Rules. Page 2.
Some Of The Best Fights That Never Happened
It's always gutting when good fights don't happen! Niall Doran look's back at some of the best fights that never happened in boxing
Speed Kills: Sugar Ray Leonard vs Manny Pacquiao
Sugar Ray Leonard vs Manny Pacquiao is certainly a fun fight to ponder. Two legendary warriors from different eras. Who would have won though?
Jose Luis Castillo
Fight-by-fight career record for Jose Luis Castillo.
Fernando Vargas
Fight-by-fight career record for Fernando Vargas.
4 Legendary Fighter Predictions on Mayweather...
Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran represented a golden age of boxing. Here's their predictions on Mayweather vs Pacquiao
Top Dozen Fights Between Now and Year End
Boxing fans have plenty to look forward to with numerous intriguing fights on the upcoming schedule. Here's our ranking - in order of excitement level - of the top dozen fights scheduled to take place between now and the end of the year.
Oscar De La Hoya - Amateur Highlights
Amateur boxing highlights for Oscar De La Hoya.
Shane Mosley
Fight-by-fight career record for Shane Mosley.
Prince Naseem Hamed - One Of Boxing's Greatest...
Prince Naseem Hamed was one of the best boxing entertainers ever. Niall Doran questions why he has not been inducted into the Hall of Fame yet
Boxers Who Also Played Other Pro Sports
List of professional boxers who also competed professionally in other sports.
Tyson vs Ali - Who Would Have Won In Their Prime?
About.com Boxing Expert Niall Doran discusses what could have arguably been the greatest fight ever if both fought in their primes, Ali vs Tyson.
Teofilo Stevenson from 1972, 1976 and 1980...
Do you ever wonder what happened to Teofilo Stevenson of Olympic Boxing fame? Find out where Teofilo Stevenson is now.
Arturo Gatti
Fight-by-fight career record for Arturo Gatti.
Ricardo Mayorga
Fight-by-fight career record for Ricardo Mayorga.
What Makes Boxing A Popular Sport
An emotional insight into the exhilarating sweet science and an investigation into what makes boxing a popular sport.
Olympics - Light Heavyweights
Olympics - Light Heavyweights: andrew maynard olympic boxing leon spinks light heavyweights cassius clay
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - Jose Navarro
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - Jose Navarro: olympic boxing team pan american games olanda anderson brian viloria jose navarro
Mayweather vs Sugar Ray Leonard - Who would...
Mayweather vs Sugar Ray Leonard would have been an intriguing match up stylistically but how would it really have went down?
Juan Manuel Lopez
Fight-by-fight career record for boxer Juan Manuel Lopez.
Alfonso Gomez
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Mayweather vs Pacquiao is ON - There is a...
After over five years of waiting, boxing fans around the world have now finally got official confirmation - Mayweather vs Pacquiao is ON.
Thomas Hearns
Fight-by-fight career record for Thomas Hearns.
Roy Jones Jr - Most Naturally Gifted Boxer Ever...
Roy Jones Jr in his heyday possessed very unique, almost unequaled talent. Niall Doran takes a stroll down memory lane on a precocious prime
Personality Clash: The Difference Between...
As two men you probably couldn't get more different characters. A look at the difference between Mayweather and Pacquiao, outside the ring.
Don King – His Rise And Fall
A look at one of the sport’s most polarizing figures and his subsequent fall from grace in recent times Don King – His Rise And Fall
Top 3 Biggest Boxing PPV Buys Ever
We take a look back at the truly mega events, the Top 3 BIGGEST Boxing PPV Buys ever, in the history of professional boxing to date.
Will Bernard Hopkins Retire Or Fight On In 2015?
Will Bernard Hopkins retire at long last or will he decide to fight on past his 50th birthday in 2015? Either way, it's been an incredible journey.
Mike Tyson Knocks Down Michael Spinks
Mike Tyson is restrained by referee Frank Cappuccino after knocking Micahel Spinks down in the first round. Page 8.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Fight-by-fight career record for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Israel Vazquez
Fight-by-fight career record for Israel Vazquez.
Boxing's Best of the Century
The AP has selected their fighters of the century. Now you can select your own.
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1968
Olympics - U.S. Boxing Team - 1968
Olympics - Welterweights
Olympics - Welterweights: mark breland michael carruth bert schneider olympic boxing cuba 1976
Where Are Your Favorite Boxing Olympians Now?
As the Olympics approach, you may be wondering what happened to your favorite boxing stars of previous Olympic games. Where are they now?
Mike Tyson Launches a Left Hook
A vicious left hook from Mike Tyson has Mitch Green retreating into a corner.
Tyson Fury - Onwards And Upwards For 2015
Love him or hate him, you can't ignore him any longer. Controversial UK heavyweight Tyson Fury has now been mandated for a title shot in 2015
Remembering Barrera vs Morales 1 - A Night of War
Last week marked the 15 year anniversary of Barrera vs Morales 1, a modern day Mexican classic. Niall Doran strolls down memory lane
Victor Ortiz
Fight-by-fight career record for boxer Victor Ortiz.
Olympics - Middleweights
Olympics - Middleweights: carmen barth laszlo papp ariel hernandez michael spinks olympic boxing
Top 5 Boxing Mind Games Merchants Of All Time
Niall Doran lists his top boxing mind games experts ever, fighters who leveraged the power of the mind against their opponents like no other
Olympics - Light Middleweights
Olympics - Light Middleweights: laszlo papp olympic boxing armando martinez hungary 1956 frank tate
James Toney
Fight-by-fight career record for James Toney.
Lewis & Tyson: The Aftermath
What next? Where do they rank among the all-time greats?
Andrew Golota
Fight-by-fight career record for Andrew Golota.
Mayweather Pacquiao Styles - Slick Defense vs...
The Mayweather Pacquiao styles clash could prove to create a chess match early doors, but when things get going, fireworks could be in store.
Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year
Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year.
Olympics - Lightweights
Olympics - Lightweights: jan szczepanski carlo orlandi oscar de la hoya olympic boxing pernell whitaker
Top 5 Guide Picks - Top Boxing Documentaries
Top picks for boxing documentaries.
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury - Who Would WIn?
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury is an encounter that beckons as a mega fight some day. Who would win this clash of the brash, young heavyweights?
An Illustrated History of Boxing
An Illustrated History of Boxing
Ike Ibeabuchi
Fight-by-fight career record for Ike Ibeabuchi.

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