Jhonatan Romero

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

In this week’s Monday mailbag, fans share their thoughts on the Fighter and Fight of the Year, Colombian boxers, memorable ring entrances, and pose the question if the Americans in the pound for pound rankings will eventually be replaced by international stars.

RingTv image Q&A: Kiko Martinez

Q&A: Kiko Martinez

Kiko Martinez spoke to RingTV.com the day after his thrilling sixth-round TKO of Jhonatan Romero, which earned him the IBF 122-pound title. The new beltholder spoke about the upset victory, his recent loss to Carl Frampton, and about being in the same division as Guillermo Rigondeaux and Nonito Donaire.

RingTv image Video: Kiko Martinez: “Sergio Martinez believed in me”

Video: Kiko Martinez: “Sergio Martinez believed in me”

Few thought Kiko Martinez would beat Jhonatan Romero, but he stopped the undefeated favorite to win the IBF 122-pound title. He says middleweight champ (and new manager) Sergio Martinez believed in him. “Sergio was one of the only people to call me after I lost to Carl Frampton, a low point in my life. Sergio told me it was going to get better. He’s an inspiration to me.”

RingTv image Q&A: Jhonatan Romero

Q&A: Jhonatan Romero

Undefeated junior featherweight titleholder Jhonatan Romero spoke to RingTV.com before he left for Atlantic City where he will defend his IBF belt against Kiko Martinez on Saturday in the co-featured bout to the Daniel Geale-Darren Barker fight on HBO. The classy Colombian boxer spoke about his tough upbringing.