Fans share their thoughts on Roc Nation’s future, Marcos Maidana’s chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jermain Taylor’s shot at IBF middleweight titleholder Sam Soliman, the Yoan Pablo Hernandez-Firat Arslan cruiserweight championship and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Fans continue to share their feedback on Kell Brook-Shawn Porter and the new IBF wetlerweight titleholder’s potential fights with Amir Khan and Keith Thurman, plus give their thoughts on BKB Boxing, Gabriel Rosado, Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio, mythical matchups and much more. Enjoy!
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Marcos Maidana insists that in their first outing, Floyd Mayweather wasn’t as fast as he’s portrayed.
Fans from both sides of The Pond share their thoughts on Kell Brook’s IBF welterweight title-winning victory over Shawn Porter, what might be next for the British star and which fellow 147-pound standouts will make for the best fights in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Former two-division titlist Devon Alexander is looking to make a statement against Jesus Soto Karass on June 21. Alexander recently shared his thoughts on his upcoming opponent and whom he’d like to challenge in the near-future.
Multi-division titleholder Robert Guerrero discussed his upcoming fight with Yoshihiro Kamegai, which headlines a Showtime tripleheader on June 21, Floyd Mayweather Jr., his desire to face Danny Garcia, and other subjects in a Q&A with RingTV.com.
Welterweight contender Keith Thurman plans on taking over his division and is targeting the man at the top, Floyd Mayweather Jr., first and foremost.
No less than 18 RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weeks, including RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and two young welterweight standouts, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, who advanced in the 147-pound rankings.
Undefeated welterweight contender Keith Thurman spoke to ringside media after his thrid-round stoppage of Julio Diaz on April 26. Junior welterweight bombers Lucas Matthysse and John Molina also spoke to boxing writers about their Fight of the Year candidate.
Lucas Matthysse is back. THE RING’s No. 1 junior welterweight had a lot of trouble with John Molina early, but prospered down the stretch to end matters in Round 11.
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates of tonight’s welterweight bout between Keith “One Time” Thurman and two-time lightweight titlewinner Julio Diaz at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
If you missed yesterday’s weigh-in you can watch “Heavy Hitters” Keith Thurman, Julio Diaz, Lucas Matthysse, John Molina, Omar Figueroa Jr. and Jerry Belmontes step on the scale before their Showtime-televised fights tonight at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Keith Thurman and Julio Diaz made weight for their Showtime tripleheader main event on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Thurman weighed 145.5 pounds. Diaz weighed 146.75. Lucas Matthysse weighed 140 pounds for his co-featured bout against John Molina, who weighed 139.75 pounds.
As a result of a work visa issue for Martin Honorio, his Saturday fight against Antonio Orozco is now canceled and replaced by Joseph Diaz vs. Luis Maldonado on Showtime Extreme.
Keith Thurman has quickly evolved from an impetuous KO artist to a well-rounded boxer-puncher. The undefeated welterweight contender looks to extend his impressive record against veteran gatekeeper Julio Diaz on Saturday on Showtime.
As Paulie Malignaggi continues his recovery in the aftermath of his loss to IBF welterweight titlist Shawn Porter, Danny Jacobs will once again fill in for the ‘Magic Man’ on the Showtime ringside mic.