For ESPN The Magazine, Tim Struby spends an evening with Rachel Donaire, wife of boxer Nonito Donaire, just before he lost the WBO and WBA super bantamweight title to Guillermo Rigondeaux in April.
Undeterred by his breakup with Floyd Mayweather Jr., Curtis Jackson has big plans as a boxing promoter, writes Tim Struby in ESPN The Magazine - MLB Preview. But will he beat the game, or will the game beat him?
In ESPN The Magazine, Tim Struby examines how WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. tries to escape his father's legendary shadow.
The road to boxing stardom cuts through countless no-name fighters. Jerry Smith is one of them.
Sergio Martinez, who faces Sergiy Dzinziruk on March 12, revamped his boxing career by relocating to the epicenter of Hispanic boxing, writes Tim Struby in the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine.
Juan Marquez Manuel's skills as a counterpuncher could give Mayweather a run for his money.
Bizarre as it may sound, Ricky Hatton believes the key to his success is indulging in fatty foods between fights.
Kelly Pavlik's give-and-take war with Jermain Taylor is a catalyst for action-packed fights this autumn.
Boxing must follow Mayweather-De La Hoya with knockout cards, writes The Mag's Tim Struby.
Wladimir Klitschko recognizes the heavyweight dominance by fighters from the former Soviet Union, but in the end, his goal is to unify the belts, Tim Struby writes.
Fifty years after his last fight, Rocky Marciano remains the only heavyweight champ to retire undefeated. How significant is his 49-0 record?
Rocky Marciano remains the only heavyweight champ to retire undefeated. How significant is his 49-0 record?
What's next for Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao, who staged a thrilling 12-round super featherweight battle in Las Vegas last week?
What's next for Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao, who staged a thrilling 12-round super featherweight battle in Las Vegas last week? ESPN The Magazine's Tim Struby provides a forecast.
Ricardo Mayorga looks like anything but what he is: the best damn welterweight in the world.