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RingTv image The pride of the Fighting Matthysses – part two

The pride of the Fighting Matthysses – part two

Lucas Matthysse was inspired to box by his older brother Walter, a former welterweight contender, and learned his craft alongside a current welterweight contender, Marcos Maidana. “If we both move to 147 pounds we’re going to get that offer,” Matthysse said about his former roommate, sparring partner, and occasional amateur opponent. Matthysse faces Ruslan Provodnikov tonight on HBO.

RingTv image Q&A: Thomas Dulorme sees “technical fight” vs. Crawford

Q&A: Thomas Dulorme sees “technical fight” vs. Crawford

Junior welterweight standout Thomas Dulorme put together a “mini-dream team” of Puerto Rican trainers to help him prepare for his first title shot against former lightweight champ Terence Crawford on Saturday. Dulorme says he’s ready show his skills and shock the boxing world by upsetting the unbeaten American.

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans from around the world share their unbridled enthusiasm for tomorrow’s anticipated showdown between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, as well as thoughts on Leo Santa Cruz, the PBC, some really good mythical matchups and other subjects, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image The pride of the Fighting Matthysses – part one

The pride of the Fighting Matthysses – part one

Everyone in Lucas Matthysse’s family has boxed competitively, including his father Mario (pictured), a former pro welterweight who fought 58 bouts. Matthysse, who takes on fellow 140-pound contender Ruslan Provodnikov on Saturday, has made his family name known in the boxing world. His family’s story, however, will always be linked to a country shaped and built by immigrants.

RingTv image Team Mayweather seeks knockout of Manny Pacquiao

Team Mayweather seeks knockout of Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has kept silent for the most part going into his mega-fight against Manny Pacquiao and the unbeaten star remained mum during his recent media workout. However, his father/trainer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the CEO of Mayweather Promotions Leonard Ellerbe are loudly predicting a KO victory on May 2.