Randy Caballero won the vacant IBF bantamweight title with a unanimous decision over Stuart Hall on Saturday in Monte Carlo. Caballero, who scored a knockdown, won by scores of 116-111 (twice) and 118-110, which was not indicative of the competitive nature of the fight.
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Gennady Golovkin made short work of Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday in Carson, California, but that didn’t disappoint the record crowd that came to see the WBA middleweight titleholder make his area debut.
Former super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez got back in the win column with a lopsided unanimous decision victory over Azea Augustama on the Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio undercard on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, California.
How did Gennady Golovkin, who defends his WBA middleweight title against Mexican veteran Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, California, become an attraction in the greater Los Angeles area without ever fighting in the region?
Fans share their thoughts on Jermain Taylor’s IBF middleweight title victory over Sam Soliman, seek Dougie’s thoughts on the controversy surrounding Taylor and the fight, and ask his opinion on Canelo Alvarez’s pay-per-view promise and boxing ability in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share their thoughts on what should be Jorge Arce’s last fight — his stoppage loss to Jhonny Gonzalez — and the Mexican veteran’s long career, plus hot prospect Felix Verdejo, Dougie’s pound-for-pound top 10, James Toney-Vassiliy Jirov, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
John David Jackson shared his long history with Bernard Hopkins with RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer during Sergey Kovalev’s recent media day in Big Bear, Califorinia. Jackson, who is preparing Kovalev to fight Hopkins on Nov. 8, also talked about developing the Russian puncher into an elite fighter.
Fans share their displeasure with the official scorecards of Arthur Abraham’s unanimous decision over Paul Smith, their excitement for Artur Beterbiev, plus their questions about Keith Thurman, Deontay Wilder, the Klitschko-Pulev fight and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Russian contender Grigory Drozd dropped Krzysztof Wlodarczyk en route to a commanding points victory over the reigning Polish beltholder, winning the WBC title by lopsided unanimous decision on Saturday in Moscow.
Fans share their thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s declaration that he will take over the Cinco De Mayo and Mexican Independence Day PPV dates currently held by Floyd Mayweather Jr., George Groves and boxing’s best jabbers, Beterbiev-Cloud, Carl Thompson, mythical matchups and more, in this week’s Friday mailbag
HBO Sports president Ken Hershman and Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya were practically giddy during a Tuesday press conference in Los Angeles announcing Canelo Alvarez’s return to HBO. They say the long-term reunion will produce many big fights.
Garrett Wilson takes on cruiserweight contender Thabiso Mchunu in a special afternoon edition of NBC Sports’ “Fight Night” today. Wilson is one of the sport’s reliable gatekeepers, according to RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer, who lists other gatekeepers in each weight class.