Yoshihiro Kamegai has yet to win a fight televised in the U.S., but the Japanese slugger says he’s learned from each setback and intends to bring improved game – along with his usual fireworks – to his Friday showdown with Alfonso Gomez on Fox Sports 1.
Gennady Golovkin and Willie Monroe Jr. met the boxing media on Tuesday at The Forum in Inglewood, California, where the two middleweights will fight on May 16. Golovkin has established himself as an elite fighter but some still wonder if the pressure fighter can deal with a slick boxing style, the kind Monroe brings to the ring.
Andre Berto doesn’t have the legs, reflexes or punch resistance he had when he held versions of the welterweight title, but the 31-year-old veteran is still fast and he can still crack with his right hand.
Fans from the around the world share their thoughts on tomorrow night’s light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal, the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao matchup, Keith Thurman-Robert Guerrero, the PBC on NBC, Zolani Tete’s domination of Paul Butler, plus mucho mythical matchups in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share their thoughts on the Keith Thurman-Robert Guerrero fight, what might be next for both welterweights who (in the opinion of many fans, but certainly not all) made the debut of PBC on NBC a success, and also give their opinions on the broadcast of boxing’s return to prime-time network TV in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share their thoughts and questions on the Keith Thurman-Robert Guerrero welterweight clash, the prospect of a Carl Frampton-Scott Quigg showdown, Provodnikov-Matthysse, Canelo-Kirkland, Mayweather-Pacquiao fight week in Las Vegas, mythical matchups and more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Pablo Cesar Cano had his heavy hands full with Juan Carlos Abreu but the young veteran’s experience was the difference in a competitive and entertaining 10-round welterweight main event at Fantasy Springs Casino on Friday. Cano won a majority decision by scores of 97-93, 96-94 and 95-95.
Fans from around the globe share their thoughts and enthusiasm on the official announcement of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao super fight, and on Gennady Golovkin’s 19th consecutive stoppage victory against teak-tough Martin Murray, in this week’s massive Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
The buildup to Gennady Golovkin’s WBA middleweight title defense against Martin Murray was overshadowed by the hype of the Mayweather-Pacquiao announcement but the undefeated puncher rekindled his buzz with another stellar stoppage victory on Saturday in Monte Carlo.
Boxing’s most talked about event in more than 30 years was finally announced on Friday: the fight between the sport’s two biggest stars, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, will go down on May 2 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather announced the fight on one of his social media platforms.
Fans share thoughts on Gennady Golovkin-Martin Murray, Adrien Broner-John Molina, Adonis Stevenson-Sakio Bika, PBC on network TV, Carlos Monzon’s ATG placement, mythical matchups, and of course #TheNeverendinStory (that was supposed to end yesterday!) in this week’s Friday mailbag.
Fans share thoughts on Gennady Golovkin’s middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, the British challenger’s merits, and what should be next for GGG in this week’s Monday mailbag; plus rants on Danny Garcia, Billy Joe Saunders, a Tyson-Frazier mythical matchup, and an email from Dougie’s wife.
Joseph Diaz Jr. was a big fan of Golden Boy Promotion’s Fight Night Club series when he was still an amateur. Now the junior featherweight prospect will headline the debut show of Golden Boy’s new monthly club series LA Fight Club on March 6 and he couldn’t be more excited.
RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer watched Irish middleweight prospect Jason Quigley get some good sparring work and he met Brazilian amateur star Everton Lopes during a recent visit to The Rock boxing gym in Carson, California. Lopes makes his pro debut on Feb. 27. Quigley returns to the ring in March.
Fans share their thoughts on a variety of subjects — including the fear of an Al Haymon-run sport, missing Antonio Margarito, the Garcia-Peterson catchweight, the hateful back-and-forth between Mayweather/Pacquiao fans in the Disqus comments section, and mythical matchups — in this week’s extra-long Monday mailbag.