Hall of famer Joe Calzaghe spoke to RingTV.com’s Tom Gray about his signature super middleweight victory over Jeff Lacy, which took place 10 years ago today.
RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer shares his thoughts on compiling a list of the 20 greatest boxers since World War II for a story that appears in the October 2014 issue of THE RING and explains why Floyd Mayweather Jr., among other modern-era stars, did not make the cut.
Fans share their thoughts on the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook fight, Mayweather-Maidana II, the two best boxers of all time from each continent (well, almost all of ’em), the top five fights that could have happened but didn’t, and other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves makes his annual jaunt to Canastota, New York for a milestone in the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s history: its 25th anniversary. As usual, Lee brings us along for the trip, this time, in a three-part journal.
Former undisputed super middleweight champ and RING light heavyweight champ Joe Calzaghe recounts his amazing career during his speech at the 2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The Welsh southpaw retired undefeated in 46 pro bouts.
Undefeated super middleweight star Joe Calzaghe and Richard Steele, third man in the ring for some of modern boxing’s most historic bouts, in this installment of RING correspondent Bernard Fernandez’s blog from Canastota.
It is fitting that former undisputed super middleweight champ Joe Calzaghe’s induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in New York this weekend comes in the wake of the division’s biggest fight in decades.
From The Telegraph: Mickey Duff, Britain’s most prominent boxing promoter between 1965 and the early 1980s, has died at the age of 84. Duff was a former boxer, manager and promoter.
Celebrated British boxing promoter and manager Mickey Duff passed away in his sleep early Saturday at the age of 84. Duff worked with 16 world champions including Joe Calzaghe, Frank Bruno, John Conteh, Alan Minter and Lloyd Honeyghan.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins is scheduled to be a guest on Wednesday’s episode of The Arsenio Hall Show.
RingTV.com spoke to Sakio Bika before his WBC super middleweight title defense against Anthony Dirrell on Saturday. The rugged veteran shared his thoughts on winning a major belt, the best fighters he’s faced, his upbringing and his rough style: “I always come to fight and give the fans what they want.”
IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins says he hopes to unify the all of the major titles in the 175-pound divison prior to his 50th birthday.
Paulie Malignaggi on Saturday’s bout with Zab Judah: “Back in the Roman times, you never knew who you fought, but you fought to the death. Sometimes, you probably did have to fight your friend and it was either him or you.”
Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe were elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s Modern category this year, the Hall announced on Wednesday. The three superstars will officially be inducted on June 8, 2014.