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RingTv image Matthysse remains focused in Firpo’s shadow

Matthysse remains focused in Firpo’s shadow

Lucas Matthysse will step into the ring for the fight of his life 90 years to the day after Argentine hero Luis Angel Firpo, who was then also 30 years old, had his iconic brawl with Jack Dempsey. Don’t expect him to get all misty about it, though.

RingTv image 10: Notable July 4 fights

10: Notable July 4 fights

July 4, America’s celebration of the adoption date of the Declaration of Independence, is one of the most festive holidays on the calendar. Once upon a time it was also a date when major boxing events were held. RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves gives us his choice of the most notable July 4 fights.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans give their two cents on the action from the past weekend, including Tony Thompson’s upset KO of David Price and the Malik Scott-Vyacheslav Glaskov draw, plus THE RING’s heavyweight rankings, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans give their two cents on the Antonio DeMarco-Adrien Broner showdown, ask questions about Edwin Valero, and propose legendary mythical matchups with heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy! 



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