By leading his Philippine Basketball Association team to victory on Wednesday, WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao took a risk himself by entering the fray as a player.
On Saturday, millions across the UK and the Republic of Ireland will be able to watch IBF junior featherweight beltholder Carl Frampton defend his title against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos live on free terrestrial television.
Tickets to the May 9 Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland fight at Minute Maid Park in Houston go on sale Tuesday, March 3, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Wednesday. The junior middleweights will also host back-to-back public press conferences in Houston and San Antonio on March 3.
While many others are geeking out over the May 2 meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, others are waiting with bated breath for Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse. Our own Vladimir Lik caught up with the ‘Siberian Rocky’ for a one-on-one.
When Tyson Fury steps in the ring to face Christian Hammer in London on Saturday he’ll just be glad to have the work. The unbeaten British heavyweight has fought just once in 18 months, but still looks toward potential clashes against Deontay Wilder and RING champ Wladimir Klitschko (who he says will avoid him).
Romanian heavyweight Christian Hammer insists he has the weapons and power to become the first man to defeat British contender Tyson Fury when they meet this Saturday, at the O2 Arena in London, England.
Former middleweight and super middleweight titleholder Nigel Benn spoke to RingTV.com about his tragic ring war with fellow puncher Gerald McClellan, which took place 20 years ago today. Benn spoke about upsetting the favored American and heavy physical and emotional cost of the fight, which permanently injured McClellan.
There was nowhere for Gennady Golovkin, THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight, to advance in the magazine’s 160-pound rankings after he scored his 19th consecutive stoppage against courageous Martin Murray this past Saturday, but the WBA beltholder moved up a notch in the pound-for-pound top 10.