Stretch For Power: Sergey Kovalev's Krusher Workout

Sergey Kovalev, the WBO light heavyweight champion of the world, flew into New York last Friday from his training camp in Florida and took a car directly to the Russian part of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. He was heading to the Underground Boxing gym, which is on the third floor of a building just next to the Q train… » 7/30/14 3:31pm Today 3:31pm

Gennady Golovkin's Brutal, Off-Balance KO Punch Now In Extreme Slow-Mo

Gennady Golovkin easily dispatched his foe Daniel Geale Saturday night, bumping his record to 30-0 (27 by knockout) and retaining his WBA and IBO middleweight belts. No moment in the match better explains why the Kazakh fighter is boxing's scariest man alive than the knockout punch itself: delivered off-balance and… » 7/28/14 1:15pm Monday 1:15pm

In Search Of Cuba's Best Boxer, Who Betrayed His Country

Excerpted from Brin-Jonathan Butler's new Kindle Single, A Cuban Boxer's Journey: Guillermo Rigondeaux, from Castro's Traitor to American Champion, which is available now on Amazon. Annotations from the author appear throughout. This story originally appeared at Sports on Earth. » 6/05/14 2:09pm 6/05/14 2:09pm

How Marcos Maidana Almost Beat Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana are not just different; they're near-perfect opposites, each possessing the inverse of the other's attributes. The clearest way this manifests itself is that Floyd Mayweather is the world's most masterful boxer, while Marcos Maidana fights like a man who has never boxed before, ever. » 5/05/14 1:41pm 5/05/14 1:41pm

Floyd Mayweather's Jail Diet Included Lots Of Chili Cheese Fritos

In 2012, Floyd Mayweather Jr. served 60 days in the Clark County (Nev.) Detention Center after pleading guilty to domestic violence charges. Today at Sports on Earth, Geoffrey Gray has obtained documents, letters, and records that shed light on Mayweather's jail stint. The takeaway? Floyd eats like shit. » 4/30/14 3:50pm 4/30/14 3:50pm

At the Fights with Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting and Filth Author

Irvine Welsh, the Scottish author of a long string of drug- and crime-ridden classics such as Trainspotting, sits in the passenger seat of my Dodge Avenger. We're driving through the West Side of Chicago as the sun sets over vacant industrial lots in Cicero, a grimy, working-class suburb just across the street from… » 4/23/14 3:50pm 4/23/14 3:50pm

Dancing And Kicking Ass: The Photography Of John Goodman

In his first solo exhibition in New York, photographer John Goodman combines images he's taken of boxers and ballerinas Most of his work was made backstage at the Boston Ballet and out of the legendary, now defunct Times Square Gym. He has shared some of the stories behind some his work with us. If you're in the New… » 4/09/14 3:58pm 4/09/14 3:58pm