Doug Fischer

RingTv image Eric Hunter-Antonio Escalante headline May 22 Golden Boy Live card

Eric Hunter-Antonio Escalante headline May 22 Golden Boy Live card

Featherweight fringe contender Eric Hunter will take on veteran slugger Antonio Escalante on May 22 in a 10-round Golden Boy Live main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. Hunter-Escalante and bouts featuring unbeaten prospect Abraham Lopez and Chinese heavyweight Taishan will be televised live on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes.

RingTv image Ivan Morales to face Danny Flores on Golovkin-Monroe undercard

Ivan Morales to face Danny Flores on Golovkin-Monroe undercard

Junior bantamweight prospect Ivan Morales, the younger brother of Erik Morales, will face Danny Flores, who is trained by Marco Antonio Barrera, in an eight-round bout on the undercard of the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe, Jr. middleweight title bout on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., it was announced on Tuesday.

RingTv image Canelo-Kirkland delivers best HBO boxing ratings since 2006

Canelo-Kirkland delivers best HBO boxing ratings since 2006

The junior middleweight shootout between Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland on May 9, brought in a stunning number of viewers on HBO World Championship Boxing with an average viewership of 2,146,000 for the live, first-time airing on HBO and peaked at 2,296,000 viewers, the network announced on Tuesday.

RingTv image Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao PPV does 4.4 million U.S. buys

Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao PPV does 4.4 million U.S. buys

The May 2 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight shattered the previous record for total pay-per-view buys and now ranks as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time by generating more than 4.4 million U.S. buys and more than $400 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue alone, according to a press release from HBO, which co-broadcasted the event with the Showtime cable network.

RingTv image Is Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s crossover appeal finished?

Is Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s crossover appeal finished?

The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view event will generate record-breaking numbers, but given the disappointing nature of the fight, will the masses pay to see Mayweather in record numbers again? BWAA President Joseph Santoliquito posed this question to Larry Merchant, Max Kellerman and New York Daily News sports columnist Mike Lupica, among others.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans from around world the share their thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s sensational KO of James Kirkland, predict how the young Mexican star would do against Miguel Cotto and Gennady Golovkin, and also share their mythical matchups and opinions on the McDonnell-Kameda and Figueroa-Burns fights in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Michel Soro stops Glen Tapia in four

Michel Soro stops Glen Tapia in four

Unheralded junior middleweight Michael Soro stopped touted former prospect Glen Tapia in the fourth round of their scheduled 10-round main event on Friday at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey

RingTv image Alvarez, Kirkland make weight, Frankie Gomez does not

Alvarez, Kirkland make weight, Frankie Gomez does not

In front of an overflow crowd inside an atrium at Minute Maid Park, Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 knockouts) and James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) both weighed in at 154.5 pounds, half a pound within the contracted weight of 155 pounds, for their fight on Saturday at the ballpark.

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans from around the world ask Dougie who will be boxing’s superstars once Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao retire, and they provide their thoughts on Canelo-Kirkland, the shared global letdown that was the “mega-dud,” and more than a few mythical matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Best I’ve faced: Jose Luis Castillo

Best I’ve faced: Jose Luis Castillo

Jose Luis Castillo graciously agreed to speak with RingTV.com about the best fighters he fought during his 80-fight career that has spanned 25 years. The former lightweight champ split every category between two fighters. (Can you guess who he selected the most?)