Hopkins-Kovalev

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Readers share their thoughts and opinions on the significance of the Hopkins-Kovalev fight, Dougie’s “demeaning” of Floyd Mayweather and Andre Ward, Naseem Hamed’s hall of fame merits, Alexander Povetkin’s potential, Gennady Golovkin’s weight and Ward’s inactivity in this week’s Friday mailbag.

RingTv image Video: John David Jackson shares insight on Bernard Hopkins

Video: John David Jackson shares insight on Bernard Hopkins

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.

RingTv image Bernard Hopkins relishes the danger Sergey Kovalev brings

Bernard Hopkins relishes the danger Sergey Kovalev brings

Part of the reason Bernard Hopkins wanted to face Sergey Kovalev was the unbeaten Russian puncher’s fearsome reputation as a punishing and dangerous foe. RingTV.com spoke with Hopkins, his trainer Naazim Richardson and Oscar De La Hoya at the kick-off press conference for the Nov. 8 showdown.