Luis Ortiz pulls off stunner against Bryant Jennings

20
Dec

Luis Ortiz pulls off stunner against Bryant Jennings

Luis Ortiz fulfilled the first part of his childhood dream of becoming heavyweight champ by knocking out top-10 contender Bryant Jennings on HBO Saturday night.

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04
Apr

Jess Willard-Jack Johnson: 100 years later

Today, April 5, 2015, marks the 100th anniversary of the world heavyweight title bout between Jack Johnson and Jess Willard. With an incredible run-up to the bout between two incredible personalities, our resident historian, Lee Groves looks back.

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02
Oct

Q&A: 130-pound titleholder Rances Barthelemy

Undefeated junior lightweight Rances Barthelemy will make the first defense of his IBF title on Saturday in Connecticut. He talks about the upcoming fight and future plans, plus his escape from Cuba to pursue his boxing dreams in the U.S.

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12
Jul

Erislandy Lara the latest Cuban defector to reach the pinnacle

Erislandy Lara, who faces Canelo Alvarez tonight in Las Vegas, was part of an influx of Cuban amateur stars who left their homeland and brought their talents to the professional ranks.

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10
Jul

Alvarez, Lara bring storied boxing traditions to the ring on Saturday

Mexican star Canelo Alvarez and Cuban amateur standout Erislandy Lara spoke about the historic boxing traditions of their nations at the final press conference for their Showtime Pay Per View showdown on Saturday.

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03
Jun

‘A Cuban Boxer’s Journey’: Author discusses new Guillermo Rigondeaux book

Author Brin-Jonathan Butler chronicles Guillermo Rigondeaux’s story, from outcast amateur star to outcast world champion, and examines the consequences faced by those who leave Cuba and those who choose to stay.

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01
Jun

Q&A: Erislandy Lara

Junior middleweight contender Erislandy Lara faces Alfredo Angulo in the Showtime-televised co-feature to the June 8 Marcos Maidana-Josesito Lopez fight. “Angulo stands in my way of becoming a world champion and I’m not going to let him derail me from my goal,” Lara told RingTV.com.

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13
Apr

Rigondeaux’s odyssey culminates in New York City

Cuban amateur boxing legend Guillermo Rigondeaux left family and risked his life to journey from his native island to the United States, where he pursued his pro career. The undefeated titleholder faces his biggest pro challenge in Nonito Donaire on Saturday in New York City.

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