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RingTv image Trainer Robles describes terror in Tijuana

Trainer Robles describes terror in Tijuana

Southern California boxing trainer Manny Robles says he has survived a harrowing hostage situation in Tijuana in which he was temporarily “virtually” kidnapped by what he believes to be organized crime figures through instructions on a prepaid cell phone.

RingTv image Video: RingTV reports: Miguel Cotto media workout, interviews

Video: RingTV reports: Miguel Cotto media workout, interviews

Alan Massengale reports from the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif., where Miguel Cotto is training for his Oct. 5 fight with Delvin Rodriguez. Massengale spoke to Cotto, Top Rank President Todd duBoef and Freddie Roach, who is training the Puerto Rican star for the first time.

RingTv image Video: RingTV post-fight wrap-up: Mayweather dominates Alvarez

Video: RingTV post-fight wrap-up: Mayweather dominates Alvarez

Alan Massengale and THE RING magazine editor Michael Rosenthal give their thoughts on Floyd Mayweather’s dominant performance over Canelo Alvarez and the official scorecards for “The One” (especially CJ Ross’ 114-114 tally). Both veteran boxing observers say Mayweather not only best of this era but an all-time great.

RingTv image Video: “The One” Weigh-in recap

Video: “The One” Weigh-in recap

RingTV’s Alan Massengale braved the biggest and craziest weigh-in in boxing history at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Friday to talk to the boisterous fans of Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez before the two stars made weight for their showdown tonight. Watch Mayweather, Alvarez, Danny Garcia and Lucas Matthysse weigh-in for the mega pay-per-view event.

RingTv image Video: Press Pass: Danny Garcia vs. Lucas Matthysse

Video: Press Pass: Danny Garcia vs. Lucas Matthysse

RingTV’s Alan Massengale reports from Thursday’s Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse final press conference at the MGM Grand, where their 140-pound championship bout will support Mayweather-Alvarez on Saturday. Massengale spoke to the champ and his bombastic father/trainer Angel Garcia, Matthysse and Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza.

RingTv image Video: RingTV Press Pass for “The One”

Video: RingTV Press Pass for “The One”

A fight of the magnitude of Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez doesn’t come along very often. That’s why RingTV is introducing a new video feature called Press Pass to take fans to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the exciting final fight week days leading to “The One.”

RingTv image Video: RingTV reports from Chavez-Vera press conference

Video: RingTV reports from Chavez-Vera press conference

RingTV’s Alan Massengale reports from the recent Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Bryan Vera press conference in L.A., where the two super middleweights will fight on Sept. 28. Massengale spoke to Chavez, Bob Arum and Vera. Chavez says he’s rededicated to boxing. Arum says if that’s true a showdown with Andre Ward could happen in 2014.

RingTv image Video: De La Hoya addresses Mayweather’s animosity

Video: De La Hoya addresses Mayweather’s animosity

RingTV’s Alan Massengale spoke to Oscar De La Hoya at the media day for Canelo Alvarez, who defends his RING junior middleweight title against Floyd Mayweather on Sept. 14. De La Hoya shared his thoughts on why Mayweather continues to take shots at him, long after their 2007 fight and his retirement from boxing.

RingTv image Video: RingTV reports from Canelo Alvarez media day

Video: RingTV reports from Canelo Alvarez media day

RingTV’s Alan Massengale reports from the recent Canelo Alvarez media day in Big Bear, Calif. Massengale spoke to Alvarez about his Sept. 14 mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., and to Oscar De La Hoya about the young Mexican star’s chances of pulling the upset.

RingTv image Alan’s Observations: Mares’ road to redemption

Alan’s Observations: Mares’ road to redemption

Alan Massengale wonders how Abner Mares will bounce back from his first-round knockout loss to Jhonny Gonzalez. The veteran broadcaster believes Mares needs to get back in action as soon as possible, perhaps on the proposed Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana card in November.

RingTv image Video: Lucas Matthysse interview

Video: Lucas Matthysse interview

Alan Massdengale reports from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., where, on Saturday, top junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse spoke to the media about his Sept. 14 showdown with RING champ Danny Garcia.

RingTv image Video: Post-fight wrap-up: Gonzalez shocks Mares

Video: Post-fight wrap-up: Gonzalez shocks Mares

RingTV’s Alan Massengale reports on what might be the upset of 2013, Jhonny Gonzalez’s shocking first-round TKO of Abner Mares from ringside at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Gonzalez regained the WBC featherweight title with the biggest victory of his long career.

RingTv image Video: De La Hoya talks Mares, Santa Cruz, Garcia-Matthysse

Video: De La Hoya talks Mares, Santa Cruz, Garcia-Matthysse

RingTV’s Alan Massengale interviewed Oscar De La Hoya at the final presser for Abner Mares-Jhonny Gonzalez. The Golden Boy Promotions president spoke about Mares (who reminds him of himself), Leo Santa Cruz, the Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse showdown and “The One” pay-per-view event.

RingTv image Broner-Maidana is getting closer to being made

Broner-Maidana is getting closer to being made

RingTV’s Alan Massengale caught up with Eric Gomez at Thursday’s final press conference for the Showtime doubleheader topped by Abner Mares-Jhonny Gonzalez. The Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker told Massengale that the anticipated Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana showdown is close to being made.

RingTv image Video: RingTV reports from Mares-Gonzalez media workout

Video: RingTV reports from Mares-Gonzalez media workout

Alan Massengale reports from the Abner Mares-Jhonny Gonzalez media workouts in Carson, Calif, the site of their WBC featherweight title bout on Saturday at StubHub Center. Massengale spoke with both Mares and Gonzalez about their showdown on Showtime.

RingTv image Alan’s observations: Don’t give up on Mayweather-Pacquiao

Alan’s observations: Don’t give up on Mayweather-Pacquiao

Alan Massengale is well aware of “the Cold War” and recent statements from Floyd Mayweather, but the veteran broadcaster implores the boxing world not to give up on a Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao showdown, which he believes can still be a global event that captures the imagination of sports fans and non-sports fan alike.

RingTv image Alan’s observations: the Mike Tyson show continues

Alan’s observations: the Mike Tyson show continues

From billionaires to bottom feeders, Mike Tyson continues to captivate the public’s imagination. Tyson seems to be the busiest man in entertainment these days, but Alan Massengale remembers when the recent hall of fame inductee was just the youngest heavyweight champ in history.

RingTv image Video: Mayweather-Canelo at L.A. LIVE

Video: Mayweather-Canelo at L.A. LIVE

Alan Massengale reports from the final stop of the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez press tour in Los Angeles, where more than 10,000 fans gathered to greet the participants of the Sept. 14 “mega event.” The special RingTV feature includes comments from Oscar De La Hoya, Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza, Alvarez, Mayweather and Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.