Fan share their thoughts on Lucas Matthysse’s hard-fought maj. decision over Ruslan Provodnikov, Andrzej Fonfara’s ninth-round stoppage of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Terence Crawford’s WBO 140-pound title-winning TKO of Thomas Dulorme, and other boxing subjects including mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Andrzej Fonfara hands Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. a stunning beat down in Chavez’s return to the ring after a 13-month layoff Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Andrzej Fonfara stopped Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. after nine rounds Saturday in Carson, Calif.
After both top-10 contenders weighed in at 171.5 pounds for tonight’s Showtime-televised fight, former light heavyweight title challenger Andrzej Fonfara told RingTV’s Dominic Verdin that he’s ready to upset the plans of former middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. spoke to RingTV about his April 18 fight against light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara and what might be next (such as a super middleweight showdown with Carl Froch). Trainer Joe Goossen talked about Chavez Jr.’s preparation and unique fighting style.
Unbeaten junior welterweight contender Amir Imam will aim to move one step closer to a world title opportunity when he faces Nicaraguan puncher Walter Castillo in a 10-round bout, scheduled to take place as co-feature to the light heavyweight clash between Julio Cesar Chavez and Andrzej Fonfara, on April 18, in California.
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.
Gennady Golovkin, fresh off his TKO of Martin Murray, is scheduled to return to the ring on May 16, but the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder’s promoter and trainer are willing to have him fight in June if it means showdowns with Miguel Cotto or Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
The buildup to Gennady Golovkin’s WBA middleweight title defense against Martin Murray was overshadowed by the hype of the Mayweather-Pacquiao announcement but the undefeated puncher rekindled his buzz with another stellar stoppage victory on Saturday in Monte Carlo.
A deal has been reached for light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara to face former middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on April 18 at an undisclosed weight and at a site to be determined. However, Bob Arum, Chavez’s promoter in arbitration, says the Mexican star owes him one more fight
RingTV spoke to Gennady Golovkin and the middleweight crusher’s promoter Tom Loeffler at the recent Los Angeles press conference for GGG’s Feb. 21 WBA title defense against British contender Martin Murray. Golokin says he hopes score pay-per-view showdowns vs. Miguel Cotto and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in 2015.
According to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum, undefeated super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez has what it takes to surpass the popularity of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.
If a fight between Canelo Alvarez and RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto can’t be made, it won’t hurt WBA titlist Gennady Golovkin’s feelings. He’ll face either fighter.
IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch reckons his dream of fighting in Las Vegas next year against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is still alive. On Monday, Froch revealed his promoter Eddie Hearn is flying to the U.S. this week for talks with Al Haymon, who is now working with Chavez Jr.
Having added more straps to his collection, light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s team seems to be entertaining more options than just belts in the future.