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RingTv image The upside of Felix Verdejo

The upside of Felix Verdejo

As we head toward Felix Verdejo’s HBO moment this Saturday, we have to ask: Does the undefeated Puerto Rican have more upside than fellow Islander Miguel Cotto?

RingTv image Nicholas Walters looks ahead, not behind, when it comes to Marriaga

Nicholas Walters looks ahead, not behind, when it comes to Marriaga

Nicholas Walters will attempt to do more than defend his WBA 126-pound title against Miguel Marriaga on Saturday at Madison Square Garden’s Theater. THE RING’s No. 1-rated featherweight can avenge an amateur loss to the Colombian puncher and set up a unification showdown with WBO beltholder Vasyl Lomachenko if he wins.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

In this special Memorial Day mailbag, fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on James DeGale’s IBF 168-pound title winning effort against Andre Dirrell, what might be next for both super middleweights, the state of the 168-pound division, the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri fight, Jessie Vargas, this year’s crazy busy boxing schedule and much more. Enjoy!

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.