Carl Froch, Raymundo Beltran and Jermain Taylor have been removed from the rankings of their respective divisions for different reasons. To find out why and who will replace them read this week’s Ring Ratings Update.
In this week’s Monday mailbag, some fans rave about Miguel Cotto’s impressive fourth-round stoppage of Daniel Geale, other fans rant about the catchweight of the RING/WBC middleweight championship bout, but everybody is looking forward to Cotto facing Canelo Alvarez in the fall (and more fans like the Puerto Rican star’s chances after Saturday’s performance).
Miguel Cotto deserves credit for his knockout victory over Daniel Geale on Saturday in Brooklyn but we shouldn’t get carried away.
Daniel Geale had some moments in the first three rounds of the main event at Barclays Center on Saturday night, but then Miguel Cotto got a game face on, got nasty and got down to the hurt business …
THE RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto believes he would have too much for either Canelo Alvarez or Gennady Golovkin if they were to ever share a boxing ring.
Miguel Cotto and Daniel Geale made weight for their middleweight championship bout on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Cotto, the defending RING and WBC titleholder, weighed in at 153.6 pounds (under the junior middleweight limit). Geale weighed in at the contracted limit of 157 pounds (three pounds under the middleweight limit).
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans from the around the world share their thoughts and opinions on tomorrow night’s Miguel Cotto-Daniel Geale middleweight title fight and the controversial catchweight of the HBO-televised showdown from Brooklyn, as well as other boxing subjects and mythical matchups. Enjoy!
Although still working toward making the 157-pound catchweight for this Saturday’s middleweight title bout against RING champion Miguel Cotto, a relaxed Daniel Geale believes he has what it takes to defy the odds.
RingTV’s Bill Emes spoke to former two-belt middleweight titleholder Daniel Geale about the Australian veteran’s June 6 challenge to RING/WBC champ Miguel Cotto in this exclusive interview (with workout footage). Geale and his trainer spoke about the catchweight, his sparring partners and the Cotto-Canelo talks.
RING/WBC middleweight champ Miguel Cotto was asked time and again about the 157-pound catchweight clause for his Saturday title defense against Daniel Geale during their final press conference in Manhattan on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Puerto Rican star calmly told the boxing press to get over it.
Unbeaten WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin will be ringside for THE RING/WBC champ Miguel Cotto’s title defense against Daniel Geale on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, according to a press release from K2 Promotions, which promotes THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight and the WBC’s mandatory challenger
RingTV’s Alan Massengale caught up with RING/WBC middleweight champ Miguel Cotto during his media workout (for his June 6 title defense against Daniel Geale) at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif. Alan also spoke to Freddie Roach and David Itskowitch of Roc Nation, which promotes Cotto.
Daniel Geale, who heads into his June 6 clash with Miguel Cotto as the underdog, says he made a mistake in trying to stand and slug with Gennady Golovkin last July, but he won’t forget the game plan this time.
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!