Middleweight beltholder Peter Quillin could soon defend his WBO title against promotional stablemate Danny Jacobs.
Heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell believes that he can raise the status of boxing by becoming the first American to hold the title since since 2007, when Shannon Briggs briefly wore the WBO's belt.
RING light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson is the son of a boxer, which helped him settle on the sport himself after struggling with the demands of three sports plus academics in high school.
Fans bemoan the slow month of August, look forward to the Nonito Donaire-Toshiaki Nishioka showdown, ponder THE RING's pound-for-pound rankings, and wonder which U.S. Olympians will excel as pros.
THE RING editor Michael Rosenthal spoke to Saul Alvarez about the WBC 154-pound titleholder's Showtime-televised Sept. 15 defense against Josesito Lopez and going head-to-head with Mexican rival Julio Cesar Chavez's PPV fight with Sergio Martinez in this exclusive interview.
Future hall of fame boxer/promoter Roy Jones, now helping to promote Paul Spadafora, wants to see the former lightweight titleholder challenge Robert Guerrero and eventually Floyd Mayweather. He also says he'll fight Lateef Kayode or any cruiserweight titleholder.
Junior middleweight contender James Kirkland is suing for contractual separation from Golden Boy Promotions, his current managers and his trainers, Ann Wolfe and Pops Billingsley.
Unbeaten former lightweight beltholder Paul Spadafora eyes October return, then shots at 140-pound champ Danny Garcia or welterweight titleholder Paul Malignaggi. Spadafora outpointed Humberto Toledo on Aug. 18.
Paul Spadafora's trainer Tom Yankello says the unbeaten former lightweight titleholder is ready for the best 140- and 147-pound boxers in the world. He also says Roy Jones Jr. wants to retire to contrate on guiding Spadafora's career.
Randall Bailey: "Eventually, I'm going to catch up to Devon Alexander. And when I do, it's going to be trouble for him."
Promoter Don King, who turns 81 on Aug. 20, invited Pygmies to the "Rumble In The Jungle," claims to be able to communicate with Floyd Mayweather in "ghetto-ese," and once killed a man -- just a few stories from the life of the man who coined the phrase "Only in America."