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RingTv image Q&A: Katsunari Takayama

Q&A: Katsunari Takayama

Well-traveled Japanese strawweight veteran Katsunari Takayama spoke with about his IBF-WBO title unification bout against Francisco Rodriguez Jr. in Mexico on Saturday. Takayama also spoke about his desire to unify all four 105-pound titles.

RingTv image Q&A: Willie Nelson

Q&A: Willie Nelson

Like most people you probably did a double-take when you saw the name, but Willie Nelson is a rising force in the 154-pound division and he has his eye on the top players.

RingTv image Q&A: Lucas Browne

Q&A: Lucas Browne

Undefeated Australian heavyweight Lucas Browne will take on Ukrainian counterpart Andriy Rudenko at the Civic Hall in Wolverhampton, England, on Friday.

RingTv image New Faces: Erick De Leon

New Faces: Erick De Leon

Erick De Leon faces Pedro Toledo on the undercard of Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves card on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nev. The junior lightweight prospect from Detroit was highly regarded by legendary trainer Emanuel Steward. Find out why in this New Faces.

RingTv image Q&A: Damien Hooper

Q&A: Damien Hooper

Former Australian amateur star Damien Hooper, now an unbeaten light heavyweight prospect, faces tough guy Joel Casey on Wednesday in Australia. Hooper spoke to about fighting Casey, his upbringing in Toowoomba, his boyhood law troubles and amateur career, and his future plans.

RingTv image Q&A: Gilberto Ramirez

Q&A: Gilberto Ramirez

Coming off his first-round stoppage of Junior Talipeau in Macau, Gilberto Ramirez is officially happy at 168 pounds and is looking to face the top players in the super middleweight division, including countryman Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

RingTv image Q&A: Canelo Alvarez

Q&A: Canelo Alvarez contributor Anson Wainwright caught up with Canelo Alvarez at his San Diego training camp for Erislandy Lara before the former junior middleweight champ left for Las Vegas to face the dangerous Cuban contender on Saturday at the MGM Grand.

RingTv image Steve Collins living happily ever (17 years) after

Steve Collins living happily ever (17 years) after

It is 17 years ago today since two-division former champion Steve Collins’ last fight. The Cabra, Ireland-born fighter stopped Craig Cummings in three rounds in what was to be his seventh and final defense of the WBO super middleweight crown …

RingTv image Q&A: Marcus Browne

Q&A: Marcus Browne

Light heavyweight prospect Marcus Browne is in the co-featured bout of Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation telecast from Las Vegas. The 2012 U.S. Olympian, who faces late-sub Donata Woods, spoke to about his goals in boxing and his life away from the sport.

RingTv image 50 Cent Q&A: Mayweather is ‘not the sharpest knife in the drawer’

50 Cent Q&A: Mayweather is ‘not the sharpest knife in the drawer’

Fledgling promoter Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson spoke to about his star fighter Yuriorkis Gamboa’s challenge to lightweight beltholder Terence Crawford, SMS Promotions, his business falling out with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and concerns for his friend, the current state of boxing and his projects away from the sport.

RingTv image Q&A: Terence Crawford

Q&A: Terence Crawford

Lightweight beltholder Terence Crawford spoke to about his WBO title victory over Ricky Burns, his first defense against Yuriorkis Gamboa in his hometown on Saturday, his thoughts on the 135-pound division and his future plans.

RingTv image Q&A: Yuriorkis Gamboa

Q&A: Yuriorkis Gamboa

Undefeated but recently inactive Yuriorkis Gamboa wants to make up for lost ring time when he challenges undefeated lightweight standout Terence Crawford in the WBO titleholder’s hometown of Omaha, Neb., on Saturday. The talented Cuban standout spoke to about the HBO-televised showdown.

RingTv image Q&A: Hekkie Budler

Q&A: Hekkie Budler

Hekkie Budler makes the first defense of his WBA strawweight title against Thai veteran Pigmy Kokietgym on Saturday in Monte Carlo. Budler spoke to about the fight, his signature win against Nkosinathi Joyi, his upbringing in South Africa and his goals.

RingTv image Q&A: Vasyl Lomachenko

Q&A: Vasyl Lomachenko

Former amateur star Vasyl Lomachenko spoke to about his controversial split-decision loss to Orlando Salido, making the transition to the professional sport and his fight with undefeated standout Gary Russell Jr. on Saturday for the WBO featherweight title.

RingTv image Q&A: Ruslan Provodnikov

Q&A: Ruslan Provodnikov

As grounded as he is focused, WBO junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov shares his thoughts on Saturday night’s opponent Chris Algieri and what made his title-winning effort over Mike Alvarado special.

RingTv image Q&A: Demetrius Andrade

Q&A: Demetrius Andrade

Newly crowned WBO 154-pound beltholder Demetrius Andrade isn’t lacking confidence going into his first title defense against Brian Rose on Saturday in Brooklyn, N.Y. The undefeated southpaw spoke to about his British challenger and future goals.