Alvarez - Golovkin 2017: Business as usual for boxing fans

Alvarez - Golovkin 2017: Business as usual for boxing fans

By Marc McCormack
A verbal agreement between the Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin camps for a 2017 fight isn’t exactly what fans wanted.  While some may take solace from the pact, most see it as another needless delay....
Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter preview

Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter preview

By Marc McCormack
The welterweight division is the most competitive it has been in years. Keith "One Time" Thurman and "Showtime" Shawn Porter may be the two best, but only one can be top of the mountain....
Muhammad Ali passes away after long battle with Parkinson's disease

Muhammad Ali passes away after long battle with Parkinson's disease

By Justin Levine
With broken hearts early Saturday morning the sporting world learnt of a tragedy as legendary boxer Muhammad Ali passed away at age 74 following a long battle with Parkinson's disease which resulted in breathing complications, according to a family spokesperson....

Canelo Alvarez knocks out Amir Khan, Golovkin on the horizon

Not many people, even those sympathetic to Amir Khan’s underdog narrative, are surprised by the result of Canelo vs. Khan in the T-Mobile Arena. Khan was surprisingly efficient through the first few rounds, but in the end it was the big puncher who was able to do what he did best, land the big punch. Khan comes out strong early Throughout the first two rounds of the bout, Amir Khan was the undisputed winner. He moved, he jabbed, and at times he actually seemed to hurt Canelo Alvarez, something that some very good boxers have not been able to do against the Mexican Middleweight. The third through fifth rounds were a bit more contested, but a case could have been made for Khan in two of the three rounds. Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez battling it out at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images In these rounds, Canelo’s boxing vastly improved and...
Canelo Alvarez - Amir Khan: Preview

Canelo Alvarez - Amir Khan: Preview ByMarc McCormack

It’s said that styles make fights, and that is certainly true when it comes to the speedy Amir Khan and the powerful Canelo Alvarez.  No matter the winner, Saturday night’s fight looks to be a classic “power vs. speed” match up....
Magic Johnson Blasts Manny Pacquiao For His Anti-Gay Comments

Magic Johnson Blasts Manny Pacquiao For His Anti-Gay Comments ByRalph Orense

Los Angeles Lakers legend Earvin 'Magic' Johnson expressed his disappointment with boxing great Manny Pacquiao following Filipino's calling LGBT people 'worse than animals'....
Boxing: A Look Back at 2015, Looking Forward to 2016

Boxing: A Look Back at 2015, Looking Forward to 2016 ByMarc McCormack

Boxing experienced an action-packed 2015,and with a few key fighters knocked down a peg, 2016 promises to be a good year.  Here are VAVEL's favorite 2015 moments, plus what to expect this coming year....
Meet Deontay Wilder, America’s Next Heavyweight Hero

Meet Deontay Wilder, America’s Next Heavyweight Hero ByMarc McCormack

Deontay Wilder is the first American to hold a heavyweight boxing belt in ten years, and he's set to be the first heavyweight boxer to make a title defense on primetime national TV this week in over 30 years.  Learn everything you need to know about the "Bronze Bomber" ahead of his Saturday title defense....
Anthony Dirrell Cruises To Victory In Labor Day Weekend Double Headliner

Anthony Dirrell Cruises To Victory In Labor Day Weekend Double Headliner

By Travis Brown
Anthony Dirrell and Jamie McDonnell both score unanimous victories on Sunday afternoon's Premier Boxing Championships....
Shane Mosley Successful In Return Bout; Luna Avila And Maureen Shea End In Split Draw

Shane Mosley Successful In Return Bout; Luna Avila And Maureen Shea End In Split Draw

By Travis Brown
Shane Mosley takes out Ricardo Mayorga in the third round. The ladies go the distance and end in a split draw....
The End Is Near: Hopkins Eyes One More Fight Before Retirement

The End Is Near: Hopkins Eyes One More Fight Before Retirement

By Scott Fitzgerald
Living boxing legend Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins has his eyes firmly set on one more fight before he retires from the ring....
James DeGale: No Easy Ride

James DeGale: No Easy Ride ByStuart Plant

James DeGale is about to fight for a World Title, but, it has been by no means an easy journey to this high-point in the Londoner's career....
James DeGale - Ready to Make British Boxing History

James DeGale - Ready to Make British Boxing History ByStuart Plant

James DeGale will travel to Boston to face Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF World Super-Middleweight title. Can he make history and bring the title back to Britain with him?...
Trip Across The Pond Sparks Burns' Revival

Trip Across The Pond Sparks Burns' Revival

Scottish boxer Ricky Burns was down and out in almost every sense of the word, he travelled to Texas to fight American Omar Figueroa and now, that's all behind him....
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