In anticipation of Saturday’s middleweight title fight between Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez, Carlos Zarate looks back at his bout against Wilfredo Gomez.
RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer shares his thoughts on compiling a list of the 20 greatest boxers since World War II for a story that appears in the October 2014 issue of THE RING and explains why Floyd Mayweather Jr., among other modern-era stars, did not make the cut.
Juan Manuel Marquez returns to the venue that introduced him to U.S. fans, The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., when he takes on Mike Alvarado on May 17. Marquez says a wins puts him in position to make history. Alvarado seeks redemption vs. the Mexican legend.
Love him or hate him, it’s hard to ignore Floyd Mayweather, whose name continues to buzz among fans and fight scribes even though he’s yet to name his May 3 opponent. The first mailbag of 2014 has its share of “Money-mails,” but also plenty of historical banter, stats and other subjects. Enjoy!
The bottom five of Lee Groves’ 10 list of notable showdowns between unbeaten fighters were Curry-McCrory (10), Calzaghe-Kessler (9), Frazier-Foreman I (8), Holmes-Spinks I (7) and Gomez-Zarate (6). What fights make up the top five? Read on and find out.
Part of the crossover appeal of this Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez showdown is that both fighters are unbeaten in more than 40 bouts. RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves compiled his choice of the 10 most notable clashes between unbeaten fighters. Today, Nos. 10 through 6.