Mauricio Herrera isn’t happy with his controversial decision loss to Jose Benavides Jr., but the junior welterweight spoiler is undaunted going into the new year. Herrera tells RingTV.com: “I want the biggest, baddest dudes out there. I want the biggest names… you throw me in with the best fighter out there it brings out the best in me.”
Ken Hershman, president of HBO Sports, looks back on 2014 and into the future in a lengthy Q&A with THE RING.
The heavyweight scene is tightening up as undefeated (and WBO mandatory challenger) Tyson Fury returns to action on Feb. 28.
The light heavyweight showdown between WBO/WBA/IBF titleholder Sergey Kovalev and former RING/WBC champ Jean Pascal will take place at the Montreal Bell Centre in Pascal’s adopted hometown of Montreal, the bout’s co-promoters Main Events and InterBox announced on Wednesday.
According to reports Ernie Terrell, who once held the WBA portion of the heavyweight title, tragically passed away on Tuesday at the age of 75. Terrell is best known for sustaining a 15-round thrashing at the hands of Muhammad Ali, however, like many heavyweights who fought “The Greatest”, Terrell has his own unique story.
Having entered THE RING’s junior middleweight ratings this at No. 10, Philadelphia’s Julian Williams is looking to display the skills that got him there on Showtime Extreme this Saturday at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington.
In his latest attack on Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. mocked the Filipino superstar for “slugging” during his sixth-round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez in 2012.
With a win over Derek Edwards on Friday night, super middleweight Andre Dirrell hopes to get one step closer to a rematch with IBF titlist Carl Froch.