A number of RING-ranked contenders saw action last week, resulting in changes in the light heavyweight, middleweight and strawweight divisions. Former light heavyweight champ Chad Dawson’s upset loss to Tommy Karpency caused him to drop from the rankings.read more
Unheralded light heavyweight Tommy Karpency upset Chad Dawson on Saturday, scoring a 10-round split decision over the former champ in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Karpency won by scores of 96-94, 96-94 and 94-96.read more
It looks like RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is looking for a new opponent since Top Rank Promotions seemingly pulled his WBO mandatory, Chris Avalos out of their scheduled fight.read more
IBF junior lightweight titleholder Rances Barthelemy and former two-time light heavyweight champ Chad Dawson co-headline a Showtime broadcast from Mashantucket, Connecticut, on Oct. 4. Barthelemy defends against Fernando Saucedo, Dawson faces Tommy Karpency.read more
Boxing fans witnessed an exciting and interesting weekend, highlighted by Vasyl Lomachenko’s WBO featherweight title-winning victory over Gary Russell Jr., resulting in movement in THE RING’s divisional ratings.read more
Vasyl Lomachnko proved he is the better young prodigy by outpointing Gary Russell Jr. to win the vacant WBO featherwieght title Saturday in Carson, Calif.read more
Featherweights Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko, welterweights Robert Guerrero and Yoshihiro Kamegai, and junior middleweights Devon Alexander and Jesus Soto Karass on the scales. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.read more
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