Magomed Abdusalamov

RingTv image Commentary: One boxing fan’s crisis of confidence

Commentary: One boxing fan’s crisis of confidence

The recent death of Francisco Leal and life-threatening head injury suffered by Magomed Abdusalamov prompted RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves to recall how the 2008 fight between Delvin Rodriguez and Oscar Diaz, for which he was at ringside, caused him to question, then reconfirm, his love for boxing.

RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Readers share their emotional thoughts on the condition of Magomed Abdusalamov and professional boxing, the appreciation of defensive fighters and ring warriors, Gennady Golovkin’s “hype” and potential fights, and the Segura-Marquez war in this week’s Friday mailbag. 

RingTv image Team Abdusalamov establishing trust for injured fighter and family

Team Abdusalamov establishing trust for injured fighter and family

Sampson Lewkowicz, the promoter of Magomed Abdusalamov, and others in the boxing industry, are establishing a trust fund to raise money for the hospitalized Russian heavyweight, who suffered a career-ending brain injury on Saturday. Abdusalamov is currently on life support after suffering a stroke on Sunday following brain surgery to remove a blood clot.