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RingTv image Alexander Povetkin KOs Mike Perez in first round

Alexander Povetkin KOs Mike Perez in first round

THE RING’s No. 1-rated heavyweight Alexander Povetkin made short work of Mike Perez, stopping the former Cuban amateur standout in the opening round of their WBC title-elimination bout on Friday in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin hurt Perez with a right hand and took the southpaw out with a series of follow-up rights at 1:31 of Round 1.

RingTv image Deontay Wilder’s baby steps

Deontay Wilder’s baby steps

It looks like WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder’s first defense of his strap will be a backyard outing in Alabama against Eric Molina on June 13.

RingTv image Where to, Adrien?

Where to, Adrien?

Several locations have been bandied about for the return of junior welterweight Adrien Broner but only one will be official. And it looks like that will be June 20 in Las Vegas.

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans from around the world share their thoughts on Rios-Alvarado III, the fallout of Cotto-Canelo, the prospect of Canelo-Kirkland, and the NBC/Spike TV/Haymon matchups of Garcia-Peterson, Thurman-Guerrero, Broner-Molina, Berto-Lopez, and Porter-Garcia in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!