frankie leal

RingTv image Commentary: One boxing fan’s crisis of confidence

Commentary: One boxing fan’s crisis of confidence

The recent death of Francisco Leal and life-threatening head injury suffered by Magomed Abdusalamov prompted RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves to recall how the 2008 fight between Delvin Rodriguez and Oscar Diaz, for which he was at ringside, caused him to question, then reconfirm, his love for boxing.

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday Mailbag

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag

Fans from around the globe share their thoughts on the tragic passing of Frankie Leal and fighter saftey, Mike Alvarado and Ruslan Provodnikov, Tim Bradley, Gennady Golovkin and Sergei Kovalev, among other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag.

RingTv image Mares shares thoughts on friend Leal’s passing

Mares shares thoughts on friend Leal’s passing

Former junior featherweight title challenger Frankie Leal passed away in a San Diego hospital Tuesday evening, three days after falling into a coma following his eighth-round knockout to Raul Hirales in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He was 26.