Michael Rosenthal describes the criteria used to determine the best fighter from each state.
Jorge Linares' good looks and classy boxing style have earned him the nickname "Golden Boy," but Michael Rosenthal writes Linares' transition from raw talent to refined boxer came with its fair share of growing pains.
"I was born crazy. It's just the way I've always been," was Ricardo Mayorga's battle cry, just minutes before stepping into the ring to face Fernando Vargas.
From promotional tour brawls to a bout with anemia, the buildup to Fernando Vargas' fight with Ricardo Mayoraga has literally been doused in bad blood. But is this one fight too many for Vargas?
Those who have appeared on "The Contender" readily see the benefits of the exposure, though success after the experience varies, Michael Rosenthal writes.
Despite a 27-0 record, Kelly Pavlik has lived on the fringe of notoriety. But following an arrest after a bar fight and a racial controversy, Pavlik is getting attention.
Bernard Hopkins is nearly 14 years older than Jermain Taylor. Does age disparity matter. Here's a look at 10 May-December bouts.
Bernard Hopkins is one of a handful of legends able to remain a top-flight fighter into his 40s.
Archie Moore might have been the best fighter in his 40s of all time. Age disparities
A round-by-round account of the Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo non-title lightweight fight on Saturday.
On the undercard of Corrales-Castillo II on Saturday, Bobby Pacquiao, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and ??? posted victories.
In May, Brian Viloria defeated Ruben Contreras in a bout that has eerie parallels with what happened Sept. 17 between Jesus Chavez and Leavander Johnson.
What happens when one fighter drops out of a scheduled bout, sometimes within hours of the start? The replacement step in, and crazy things can happen.
Ricardo Mayorga has allowed several of his foes to take their best shots at his face. Will he do it again Saturday? What's behind his and other boxers' crazy tactics?
Rosenthal pain-free, Wacha pitches well for Cards
The St. Louis Cardinals have made a one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offer to free agent Carlos Beltran. They just don't expect him to return next season.