Gilberto Ramirez is expected to make his first title defense on the July 23 HBO PPV undercard while the Roberto Duran-Julio Cesar Chavez exhibition is off.
Twenty two years ago today Mexican legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. officially lost for the first time in 90 pro bouts when he dropped a split decision to Frankie Randall.
The pound-for-pound debate has raged since Sugar Ray Robinson’s era. Who topped THE RING’s Pound-for-Pound rankings since the list was introduced in 1989?
Mere days away from Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao, potentially the biggest fight in recent history, Lee Groves looks back at the last pound-for-pound mega-fight between Pernell Whitaker and Julio Cesar Chavez.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andrzej Fonfara believe they’ve picked the perfect opponent to make for an explosive light heavyweight match. The two tough and aggressive boxers fight on Showtime on April 18 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
There are certain fights throughout boxing history that ignite a visceral reaction from fans due to their disputed outcomes, such as Dempsey-Tunney II and Hagler-Leonard. One such fight took place 25 years ago today when Julio Cesar Chavez and Meldrick Taylor produced a war for the ages that would be overshadowed by one of the most polarizing decisions a referee ever made.
With Showtime ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr. serving as master of ceremonies, a statue to honor boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez was unveiled in Culican, Mexico, on Thursday.
Antonio Orozco is excited about facing veteran Steve Forbes at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California, on Friday on Fox Sports 1. The undefeated junior welterweight prospect recalls watching Forbes on The Contender TV series and against Oscar De La Hoya.
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.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the official weights for tonight’s edition of “Friday Night Fights,” notable underdog victories and much more.
Fans share their thoughts and questions on Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara showdown, Terence Crawford, Pacquiao-Algieri and the Cold War, the best fighters ever from Mexico, Cuba and Ireland, and other subjects in this week’s “special” evening edition of the Friday mailbag.
The manager of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. said that the he is willing “look at” a potential offer to fight IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch “if it comes,” adding that the fighter’s father and legendary former world champion would be among those consulted.
After Floyd Mayweather’s grueling victory over Marcos Maidana on Saturday, the demand for a showdown against Manny Pacquiao rings loudly from two heavyweight legends.
Juan Manuel Marquez returns to the venue that introduced him to U.S. fans, The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., when he takes on Mike Alvarado on May 17. Marquez says a wins puts him in position to make history. Alvarado seeks redemption vs. the Mexican legend.
Love him or hate him, it’s hard to ignore Floyd Mayweather, whose name continues to buzz among fans and fight scribes even though he’s yet to name his May 3 opponent. The first mailbag of 2014 has its share of “Money-mails,” but also plenty of historical banter, stats and other subjects. Enjoy!