A Saturday press conference is in the works for smack-talkers Adrien Broner and Paulie Malignaggi.
Mike Alvarado snatched victory from the jaws of defeat with Saturday night's 10th-round stoppage of Breidis Prescott on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard.
RING editor and founder Nat Fleischer recounted Joe Frazier's brutal fifth-round knockout of Jimmy Ellis in the cover story to the May 1970 issue. The victory earned Frazier the undisputed heavywieght title.
RING No. 1-rated junior welterweight Amir Khan hosted the press for a workout at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood as he trained to meet Lamont Peterson on Dec. 10.
Amir Khan knows Lamont Peterson, who he fights on Dec. 10, has a difficult style. Timur Ibragimov faces younger, stronger Seth Mitchell on the Khan-Peterson undercard. But Khan and Ibragimov are confident they will win.
Joe Frazier was on the cover of the March 1970 issue of THE RING (along with upcoming opponent Jimmy Ellis and future arch rival Muhammad Ali). Inside: his war with Jerry Quarry won 1969 Fight of the Year honors.
Lamont Peterson, who challenges IBF/WBA 140-pound titleholder Amir Khan in his native Washington, D.C., on Dec. 10, says he idolizes Juan Manuel Marquez, while his brother, Anthony, favors Manny Pacquiao.
A LeRoy Neiman painting of Joe Frazier graced the cover of the January 1970 issue of THE RING. Inside, an article examined Muhammad Ali's imminent return to the sport and a dream match with Frazier.
Manny Pacquiao survives as THE RING's No. 1 fighter pound for pound in spite of a sup-par performance against Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday in Las Vegas.
The October 1969 issue of THE RING previewed the big heavyweight showdown between No. 1 contender Joe Frazier and WBA titleholder Jimmy Ellis by having the fighters pen articles explaining how they planned to win.
Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer claims Top Rank won't negotiate Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, but rival Bob Arum says Schaefer "is jumping to conclusions."