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RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share thoughts on Deontay Wilder’s 11th-round TKO of Johann Duhaupas, what might be next for the American heavyweight, Feder Chudinov, Kazuto Ioka, and two choice mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag.

RingTv image Q&A: Ryuji Hara

Q&A: Ryuji Hara

Ryuji Hara will attempt to unseat IBF 105-pound titleholder Katsunari Takayama on Sunday at the brand new EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan. Learn more about THE RING’s No. 7-rated strawweight in this Q&A.

RingTv image Q&A: Amnat Ruenroeng

Q&A: Amnat Ruenroeng

It’s been a bittersweet journey for Thailand’s Amnat Ruenroeng. Originally facing an uncertain future, his road to nowhere led to redemption and ultimately becoming the IBF flyweight titleholder.

RingTv image Ioka, Uchiyama, Miura retain titles in Japan; Miyazaki upset

Ioka, Uchiyama, Miura retain titles in Japan; Miyazaki upset

Japan’s best talents rang in the New Year on separate cards on opposite ends of the country. WBA junior lightweight titleholder Takashi Uchiyama scored a unanimous decision over Daiki Kaneko and WBC 130-pound titleholder Takashi Miura stopped Dante Jardon in the ninth round in Tokyo. WBA junior flyweight titleholder Kazuto Ioka outpointed Felix Alvarado in Osaka.

RingTv image Japan rings in New Year with Uchiyama, Ioka defenses

Japan rings in New Year with Uchiyama, Ioka defenses

While much of the world will spend their New Year’s Eve watching the ball drop in Times Square or catching a local fireworks display, Japan continues a yearly tradition of having its best fighters defend their world titles in dueling events on opposite ends of the country.

RingTv image Ring Ratings Update: Japanese stars make moves

Ring Ratings Update: Japanese stars make moves

This week is a quiet one in North America and Europe, but in Japan, where two major boxing cards took place on New Year’s Eve, many RING-ranked lighter-weight standouts — including Takashi Uchiyama and Kazuto Ioka — were in action.