WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder will pack his bags and head to Megasport Arena in Moscow, Russia to defend against Alexander Povetkin.
Boxers, even former champs, have failed miserably when fighting MMA. Can Holly Holm snap boxing’s MMA jinx by upsetting the seemingly invincible Ronda Rousey?
It may finally be lights out for the boxing career of James Toney, as the 46-year-old lost a 10-round unanimous decision to journeyman Charles Ellis on Saturday.
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans continue to buzz about Gennady Golovkin’s TKO of Willie Monroe Jr., as some wonder if the fight exposed defensive flaws or was just another sign of his dominance, and others pontificate on how GGG might fare against super middleweight standouts Carl Froch and Andre Ward, plus questions about Roman Gonzalez, mythical matchups and more. Enjoy!
Fans shared their thoughts (mostly disappointment) on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao mega-dud, complained about Mayweather’s style and Pacquiao’s lack of grace after losing, and asked Dougie to give his opinions on the fight, its impact on the sport and what might be next for the two future hall of famers in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans share their thoughts on what should be Jorge Arce’s last fight — his stoppage loss to Jhonny Gonzalez — and the Mexican veteran’s long career, plus hot prospect Felix Verdejo, Dougie’s pound-for-pound top 10, James Toney-Vassiliy Jirov, and more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Veteran sports writer Tim Smith shares his thoughts on Dan Goossen’s sudden passing. Smith recalls the many endearing qualities of the gregarious and charismatic boxing promoter, including Goossen’s love of family and zest for life.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s controversial split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara, and give their two cents on how they scored the fight and what might be next for both junior middleweight contenders in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Fans express excitement on the Garcia-Matthysse fight being made and added to the Mayweather-Canelo PPV event, ask Dougie’s opinion on various mythical matchups between James Toney and Bernard Hopkins, and sound off on other fights and topics in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Thomas Hearns commented exclusively to RingTV.com about his trainer and father figure Emanuel Steward. “In my opinon,” said the hall-of-fame boxer. “Emanuel Steward was the best trainer that ever lived.”
Who are the 10 best middleweight titleholders of the past five decades? RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer has his opinion on who they are and where they rank. See if you agree.