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RingTv image Tim Bradley-Jessie Vargas June 27 fight announced in Los Angeles

Tim Bradley-Jessie Vargas June 27 fight announced in Los Angeles

Two-division titleholder Tim Bradley will face unbeaten junior welterweight contender Jessie Vargas in a scheduled 12-round welterweight bout on June 27 that will be televised live on HBO from the StubHub Center in Carson, California, promoter Top Rank announced at an L.A. press conference on Monday. (Video of presser highlights and fighter interviews included.)

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans from around the world react to Gennady Golovkin’s sixth-round stoppage of Willie Monroe Jr. and Roman Gonzalez’s two-round demolition of Edgar Sosa, and share their thoughts on what might be next for both pound-for-pound players, plus other boxing subjects and mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe Jr. fight and the American underdog’s chances against the middleweight world-beater, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez’s HBO debut, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his most formidable possible future opponents, plus mythical matchups, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Canelo-Kirkland delivers best HBO boxing ratings since 2006

Canelo-Kirkland delivers best HBO boxing ratings since 2006

The junior middleweight shootout between Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland on May 9, brought in a stunning number of viewers on HBO World Championship Boxing with an average viewership of 2,146,000 for the live, first-time airing on HBO and peaked at 2,296,000 viewers, the network announced on Tuesday.

RingTv image Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao PPV does 4.4 million U.S. buys

Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao PPV does 4.4 million U.S. buys

The May 2 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight shattered the previous record for total pay-per-view buys and now ranks as the highest-grossing pay-per-view of all time by generating more than 4.4 million U.S. buys and more than $400 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue alone, according to a press release from HBO, which co-broadcasted the event with the Showtime cable network.

RingTv image Alvarez, Kirkland make weight, Frankie Gomez does not

Alvarez, Kirkland make weight, Frankie Gomez does not

In front of an overflow crowd inside an atrium at Minute Maid Park, Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 knockouts) and James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) both weighed in at 154.5 pounds, half a pound within the contracted weight of 155 pounds, for their fight on Saturday at the ballpark.

RingTv image Q&A: Humberto Soto

Q&A: Humberto Soto

In a true crossroads battle, former junior lightweight and lightweight titlist Humberto Soto meets undefeated Frankie Gomez in support of Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland on Saturday. Anson Wainwright caught up with “La Zorrita” for his thoughts on the fight.

RingTv image Video: RingTV One on One: Jim Lampley on Mayweather-Pacquiao

Video: RingTV One on One: Jim Lampley on Mayweather-Pacquiao

RingTV’s Alan Massengale recently sat down with HBO boxing commentator Jim Lampley to get the hall-of-fame broadcaster’s thoughts and unique perspectives on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight and promotion. Lampley, who will be the blow-by-blow commentator for Mayweather-Pacquiao, also talked about his show “The Fight Game.”

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.