There are few prizefighters who have been nicknamed as accurately as “Showtime” Shawn Porter. With his punches in bunches style that challenges CompuBox to keep up with his fists, Porter has always shined brightly in main events. This Saturday, when

Whether it was being a cook, washing dishes, doing construction or cement work, Neeco Macias was never afraid of hard work. “I always had multiple jobs,” the 27-year-old super welterweight from Lancaster, California says, “but living paycheck to paycheck wasn’t

Photographs by Valentino Romero Ever since Aaron “The Silencer” McKenna was six years old and he followed his older brothers to the Old School Boxing Gym in Smithborough, Ireland, he knew he wanted to be a professional fighter. Though Smithborough is

Photographs by Mark Peterson Special thanks to Church Street Boxing Gym   “To err is human, to forgive is divine.” – Alexander Pope The last time Jared Gordon died was on Christmas Day of 2015. After his heart was restarted by an Emergency Medical

Photographs by Anthony Geathers Badou Jack isn’t the type of fighter to get caught up in hype and pre-fight chatter. “I do my talking in the ring,” he says. At least that’s the plan, as he steps into the ring on

Danny Jacobs has fought through poverty and cancer to become WBA Middleweight champion. Photographs by Andrew Lichtenstein   "It is He who reveals the profound and hidden things; He knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with Him." - The

Photographs by Larry Fink As the old proverb goes, a fool and his money are soon parted. And Larry Holmes is nobody’s fool. In the back room of Champ’s Corner, a bar and grill located within the office complex of L

Gennady Golovkin stakes his claim to be the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world. Photographs by Josh Madson Styling by Chandra Chavez Grooming by Mishelle Parry When the reigning WBA and IBO middleweight champion needs to relax takes his pole and pail and goes

Photograph by Anthony Geathers  You may ask why a neurologist like myself has become such a passionate advocate for boxing. It’s very simple—I love the sport. In fact, I love it so much, I train in a boxing gym. It has