Super middleweight George Groves is the only man to beat James DeGale thus far and he has trained with Andre Dirrell, so the British contender’s insight into this Saturday’s PBC on NBC matchup comes with some authority.
Five years ago Andre Dirrell’s career was derailed by an injury, but since then he has prepared for a night like this Saturday, when he’ll take on Olympic gold medalist James DeGale for the IBF 168-pound title.
Olympic gold medalist James DeGale is well known in the UK but the British super middleweight contender has the opportunity to make his name among American fans when he faces Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF title on Saturday in Boston in the main event of a PBC on NBC show.
Daniel Geale, who heads into his June 6 clash with Miguel Cotto as the underdog, says he made a mistake in trying to stand and slug with Gennady Golovkin last July, but he won’t forget the game plan this time.
RingTV’s Michael Woods reviews “That’s Muhammad Ali’s Brother!” by Rahaman Ali, who talks about a life spent next to one of the most famous men of all time.
RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez and WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin advanced in THE RING’s pound for pound rankings after the boxer-punchers extended their unbeaten records with knockouts against Edgar Sosa and Willie Monroe Jr.
Photos from the Los Angeles press conference to announce the June 27 welterweight matchup between Tim Bradley and Jessie Vargas. Chris Farina of Top Rank took the pics.
Two-division titleholder Tim Bradley will face unbeaten junior welterweight contender Jessie Vargas in a scheduled 12-round welterweight bout on June 27 that will be televised live on HBO from the StubHub Center in Carson, California, promoter Top Rank announced at an L.A. press conference on Monday. (Video of presser highlights and fighter interviews included.)
Goodbye, East Coast; hello, West Coast. Undefeated light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev has arrived in California, where he’ll prepare for a July 25 defense against IBF mandatory Nadjib Mohammedi.
Fans from around the world react to Gennady Golovkin’s sixth-round stoppage of Willie Monroe Jr. and Roman Gonzalez’s two-round demolition of Edgar Sosa, and share their thoughts on what might be next for both pound-for-pound players, plus other boxing subjects and mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RingTV’s Alan Massengale was at the heart of boxing excitement on Saturday at The Forum at Inglewood, California, where Gennady Golovkin extended his KO streak to 20 straight and RING flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez made his case for being the best fighter, pound-for-pound in the world.
British bantamweight Jamie McDonnell stepped out of the shadows with a signature victory over the previously unbeaten Tomoki Kameda.
The action in Inglewood: Gennady Golovkin’s sixth-round stoppage of challenger Willie Monroe, plus flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez’s two-round blowout of Edgar Sosa. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Bantamweight prospect Ivan Morales, the younger brother of Mexican legend Erik Morales, stopped overmatched Danny Flores in the eighth and final round of the main non-televised undercard bout to the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe Jr. middleweight title bout on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
Gennady Golovkin scored his 20th consecutive stoppage victory with a sixth-round technical knockout of the very game but out-gunned Willie Monroe Jr. on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Golovkin, who defended his WBA title for the 13th time, scored two knockdowns in Round 2 and one in Round 6.
RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez made quick work of veteran contender Edgar Sosa in the chief support to the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe Jr. fight on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Gonzalez dropped Sosa three times in Round 2, forcing referee Raul Caiz Sr. to wave the bout off at 2:37 of the round.