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!
British super middleweight star Carl Froch could take on WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin in a potential farewell fight, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.
Olympic gold medalist James DeGale is well known in the UK but the British super middleweight contender has the opportunity to make his name among American fans when he faces Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF title on Saturday in Boston in the main event of a PBC on NBC show.
Despite rumors of retirement from the side of former super middleweight titlist Carl Froch, can former undisputed middleweight champion Bernard Hopkins help make one last, big fight for both of them?
Andre Ward spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about returning to the ring on June 20 against recent 168-pound title challenger Paul Smith in his hometown of Oakland, California, his relationship with Roc Nation, fighting on the BET network, his frustration with Carl Froch, and fighting at light heavyweight.
In the wake of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s resounding loss to Andrzej Fonfara, Carl Froch is looking elsewhere for an opponent. Here he breaks down each potential candidate.
Fans share their thoughts on the Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings heavyweight title bout and the future of the heavyweight division, more feedback on Ruslan Provodnikov’s bold stand against Lucas Matthysse, plus opinions on recent news and other boxing subjects and mythical matchups, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share thoughts on Gennady Golovkin’s middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, the British challenger’s merits, and what should be next for GGG in this week’s Monday mailbag; plus rants on Danny Garcia, Billy Joe Saunders, a Tyson-Frazier mythical matchup, and an email from Dougie’s wife.
English super middleweight contender James DeGale will fight for the IBF title, most likely on April 25 at the O2 Arena in London, after his countryman, Carl Froch, finally vacated the belt on Tuesday.
Carl Froch is expected to vacate his IBF super middleweight title this week, leaving the way clear for mandatory challenger James DeGale to fight for the belt in late spring. DeGale’s promoter Eddie Hearn proposed a rematch with George Groves for the IBF title, which prompted a social media exchange between the two.
An elbow injury has forced IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch to abandon hopes for a March showdown with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., with his next fight now likely to be in early summer.
Fans from the around the world share their thoughts on Andre Ward and Roc Nation, Al Haymon’s split with Golden Boy Promotions and his deal with NBC, the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder fight, #TheNeverendingStory, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
With a win over Derek Edwards on Friday night, super middleweight Andre Dirrell hopes to get one step closer to a rematch with IBF titlist Carl Froch.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated super middleweight Carl Froch is hoping to fulfill his Las Vegas dream match against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. but admits to The Telegraph that he is 60/40 on retirement right now.