Gary Russell Jr.’s Talent Finally Gets Him Elite Win Vs. Jhonny Gonzalez

Twice in the past year, Gary Russell, Jr. has challenged elite competition after facing nothing like it for his whole career. The first result, against Vasyl Lomachenko, was a gritty showing against an Olympic great, but the loss was also a reckoning for a pro run that prepared him not at all for such competition. The […]


Green, Inactive Charlo Tops Inconsistent Martirosyan

One man in Saturday’s junior middleweight warm-up for the Showtime main event, Jermell Charlo, had never faced anyone as good as his opponent, and didn’t exactly rise to the occasion. The other man, Vanes Martirosyan, has always been inconsistent and was again. They pecked at one another for 10 inconclusive rounds, with the judges siding […]

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Kell Brook Stops Jo Jo Dan, Amir Khan Must Be Next

Stab Kell Brook in his arm, machete his leg to the point where he says “I could see death,” it doesn’t matter. Nothing is stopping “Special K” these days at welterweight, and Saturday on Showtime, he easily handled a veteran journeyman/fringe contender who had never before been easily handled. In his first fight back since both […]

LAS VEGAS - JANUARY 21:  Manny Pacquiao of the Phillippines prays before his fight against Erik Morales of Mexico in the Super Featherweight Championship fight at Thomas & Mack Arena on January 21, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Pacquiao defeated Morales by a 10th round knockout.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Manny And Floyd Episode Four: Scripture Class

The fourth episode of Manny and Floyd, the podcast all about Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather, is out. Download it, get it on iTunes or your podcasting app, or just listen to it right here: Apart from all the week’s news about drug testing, Floyd’s lumberjack turn and Mexico’s love for the fight, this episode […]


TQBR Radio 3/24: Jhonny Gonzalez Vs. Gary Russell Preview With Brent Brookhouse

Nearly two years after Jhonny Gonzalez shocked Abner Mares with a huge left hook, it’s clear their careers have certainly gone in different directions. For instance, 28 million people in Mexico watched Gonzalez toy with a faded Jorge Arce, while Mares has struggled to impress against nondescript opposition on undercards. The question is whether or […]

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Throwback Thursday: Ad Wolgast Curiously Stops Mexican Joe Rivers

A constant thorn in boxing’s side since its inception has been the dissection of its health. Through centuries of prizefighting — and more than 100 years of gloved pugilism — boxing has died and has been resurrected numerous times already. But by the early 1900s, boxing had cut through the hyperbole and hammered tent stakes […]

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Transnational Boxing Rankings Board: May 2 Will Crown Welterweight King And May Launch Pacquiao Into Boxing History

NEWS RELEASE The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, an independent, international, noncommercial rankings organization, announces that the winner of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.–Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2 will be crowned the true welterweight champion of the world. The 44-member board, representing 16 countries and five continents, does not acknowledge the various belts passed off as […]


Manny And Floyd Episode Three: Filthy Lucre

When Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fight on May 2, they stand to make around $100 million each. Not bad for 45 minutes work. Overall, the fight will be worth more than the some small countries. How are those crazy numbers possible? In episode three of Manny and Floyd, the podcast, we speak to Eric […]

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TQBR Radio 3/17: Sergey Kovalev Vs. Jean Pascal Recap

If ever there were a need to tranquilize a beast before it got out of hand, now might be that moment — before Sergey Kovalev becomes self-aware and develops wings or something. Hyperbole aside, after bashing Jean Pascal on the latter’s side of the playground, one fighter stands between Kovalev and supremacy at light heavyweight: […]

The Week’s Boxing Schedule Featuring This And That

Don’t get your hopes up — I can’t offer you a weekend of boxing like the one we had last weekend. The week’s boxing schedule is rather bare, but read on if you need a fix. Alfonso Gomez vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai, Friday, Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes, Indio Calif. Kamegai (25-2-1, 22 KO) certainly earned another TV […]

When Mayweather and Pacquiao Face Off in May The World Will Be Watching

After a persistent back and forth on whether the fight would ever actually take place, the “Fight of the Century” is officially on between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. The fight was delayed multiple times based on disagreements between the two boxers’ camps on terms for the fight. Issues such as purse split, drug testing, […]


Sergey Kovalev Krushes Jean Pascal In A War

MONTREAL — Sergey Kovalev, the Russian they call “Krusher” who has rolled through everyone he’s faced since arriving on the world stage, finally got a test Saturday night, from a courageous Jean Pascal, who made a bold stand to defend his home soil. The result was still the same: Kovalev brutalized yet another top fighter at […]

MONTREAL, QC - MARCH 14:  Vyacheslav Glazkov (right) connects with the head of Steve Cunningham during the undercard fight prior to the Sergey Kovalev versus Jean Pascal main event at the Bell Centre on March 14, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Vyacheslav Glazkov Edges A Snoozer Vs Steve Cunningham

MONTREAL — It was the kind of fight that’s hard to score because neither man does much of anything to distinguish himself. Yet in the second HBO fight of Saturday, it was Vyacheslav Glazkov who defeated Steve Cunningham by unanimous decision. It was not a good fight, that’s for sure, a bout where most fans’ reaction was that […]