Follow RingTV.com’s live blog of RING champion Wladimir Klitschko’s four-knockdown, shutout unanimous decision over Alexander Povetkin, which aired on HBO at 3:30 p.m. ET.
Fans share their thoughts on Saturday’s Wladimir Klitschko-Alexander Povetkin and Miguel Cotto-Delvin Rodriguez fights, next weekend’s Bradley-Marquez showdown, the Mayweather-Khan rumors, and one reader asks Dougie to list the best fighters ever in each division in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
A recent statement from Amir Khan was sent out to dispel the rumor that he has pulled out of a potential match-up against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7 to take a fight against Floyd Mayweather in May.
Even Alexander Povetkin, who holds the WBA’s “regular” heavyweight title, considers Wladimir Klitschko to be the real champ, and most of the fans who took part in a recent RingTV.com poll believe that Klitschko will keep his crown when the two Olympic gold medalists fight on Saturday.
A deal has been reached for a catchweight five pounds above the original limit for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera on Saturday, raising questions of fairness and fighter safety. HBO’s Jim Lampley gives his take on the son of Mexico’s most famous boxer.
As part of the wrap-up to last Saturday’s majority decision by Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Canelo Alvarez, Showtime will air the final episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
Wladimir Klitschko will defend his RING heavyweight championship against unbeaten Alexander Povetkin on Oct. 5 in Moscow. The two Olympic champs spoke about the fight at a press conference on Monday.
RING heavweight champ Wladimir Klitschko’s Oct. 5 defense against Alexander Povetkin will be announced during an official press conference on Monday in Moscow.
Former heavyweight Eddie Chambers will debut as a cruiserweight on Aug. 3 against South Africa’s hard-hitting Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.