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RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans continue to buzz about Gennady Golovkin’s TKO of Willie Monroe Jr., as some wonder if the fight exposed defensive flaws or was just another sign of his dominance, and others pontificate on how GGG might fare against super middleweight standouts Carl Froch and Andre Ward, plus questions about Roman Gonzalez, mythical matchups and more. Enjoy!

RingTv image Canelo-Kirkland delivers best HBO boxing ratings since 2006

Canelo-Kirkland delivers best HBO boxing ratings since 2006

The junior middleweight shootout between Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland on May 9, brought in a stunning number of viewers on HBO World Championship Boxing with an average viewership of 2,146,000 for the live, first-time airing on HBO and peaked at 2,296,000 viewers, the network announced on Tuesday.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans from around world the share their thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s sensational KO of James Kirkland, predict how the young Mexican star would do against Miguel Cotto and Gennady Golovkin, and also share their mythical matchups and opinions on the McDonnell-Kameda and Figueroa-Burns fights in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Alvarez, Kirkland make weight, Frankie Gomez does not

Alvarez, Kirkland make weight, Frankie Gomez does not

In front of an overflow crowd inside an atrium at Minute Maid Park, Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 knockouts) and James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) both weighed in at 154.5 pounds, half a pound within the contracted weight of 155 pounds, for their fight on Saturday at the ballpark.

RingTv image Ring Mexico t-shirts honor Cinco De Mayo

Ring Mexico t-shirts honor Cinco De Mayo

As the Cinco De Mayo holidays continue, why not use this special time to pick up a classic RING Mexico t-shirt? This one-of-a kind item incorporates the iconic RING logo with the Mexican flag to create a unique and eye catching image. Only $15 (plus S&H).

RingTv image HBO Sports’ “24/7 Canelo/Kirkland” premieres on May 5

HBO Sports’ “24/7 Canelo/Kirkland” premieres on May 5

HBO Sports will air “24/7 Canelo/Kirkland” on Tuesday, May 5, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The one episode, 30-minute special examining the May 9 junior middleweight fight between former champ Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland will air multiple times throughout the week, HBO announced on Monday.

RingTv image Q&A: Humberto Soto

Q&A: Humberto Soto

In a true crossroads battle, former junior lightweight and lightweight titlist Humberto Soto meets undefeated Frankie Gomez in support of Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland on Saturday. Anson Wainwright caught up with “La Zorrita” for his thoughts on the fight.

RingTv image Video: Canelo Alvarez prepares for James Kirkland

Video: Canelo Alvarez prepares for James Kirkland

RingTV’s Dominic Verdin spoke with Canelo Alvarez at the Mexican star’s recent media workout in San Diego. The former junior middleweight champ is expecting a tough test from James Kirkland on May 9, but he says he can beat the relentless southpaw with “intelligence and power.”

RingTv image Video: Canelo Alvarez exclusive in-camp interview

Video: Canelo Alvarez exclusive in-camp interview

Mexican star Canelo Alvarez spoke with RingTV’s Dominic Verdin about his May 9 fight against James Kirkland, not getting Miguel Cotto into the ring, future middleweight matchups, such as a showdown with David Lemieux, and his thoughts on Mayweather-Pacquiao.