In anticipation of Saturday’s clash between IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter and the U.K.’s Kell Brook, RingTV.com’s Lee Groves brings us the ultimate 147-pound history lesson.
At his training facility in Mexico, WBO featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido is stoking the mental flames for March 1 and a potential barnburner against Ukrainian Olympian Vasyl Lomachenko.
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.
Mike Tyson will be inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame on Aug. 10, along with former titleholder Mike McCallum and the late Diego Corrales.
British welterweight Lee Purdy thinks IBF beltholder Devon Alexander, who he challenges on HBO on Saturday, quit against Tim Bradley and will not be able to handle his pressure and punching power. Purdy, who says he knows how to fight southpaws, vows to knock Alexander out.