Canelo Alvarez was fortunate to emerge victorious and Erislandy Lara was frustrated by a controversial decision but both took a step forward.
Lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford’s sensational knockout of Yuriorkis Gamboa on Saturday night was a breakthrough victory.
Vasyl Lomachnko proved he is the better young prodigy by outpointing Gary Russell Jr. to win the vacant WBO featherwieght title Saturday in Carson, Calif.
RING Magazine editor Michael Rosenthal shares his thoughts on Saturday’s entertaining Showtime tripleheader from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Video also includes post-fight comments from Vasyl Lomachenko, who outpointed Gary Russell Jr., and Robert Guerrero, who won a “crazy all-out war” with Yoshihiro Kamegai.
Chris Algieri took an unusual path to the WBO junior welterweight title, which he took from Ruslan Provodnikov on Saturday.
Oscar De La Hoya was a fan magnet at the peak of this stellar boxing career and not too much has changed, at least not as it unfolded at the International Boxing Hall of Fame, where he will be inducted this weekend.
Intrepid video-reporter Elie Seckbach interviewed RING magazine editor Michael Rosenthal and RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer after Juan Manuel Marquez’s brutally brilliant unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Saturday.
Juan Manuel Marquez was the black sheep in the Mexican triumvirate that included Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales but has outlasted the others and emerged as the enduring star, which he proved once again with a dominant decision over Mike Alvarado.
Tall, lanky Ukrainian Viktor Postol stopped Selcuk Aydin at 2:52 of the 11th round of a junior welterweight fight on the Juan Manuel Marquez-Mike Alvarado card to solidify his position as the WBC’s No. 1-ranked contender.
Manny Pacquiao might not be quite the fighter he once was but he proved in his rematch with Tim Bradley that he remains a force in boxing.
Danny Garcia survives an inspired attempt by challenger Mauricio Herrera to take his RING championship in Puerto Rico.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. prepared properly for his rematch with Bryan Vera and it paid off with a convincing victory on Saturday.
Alan Massengale and THE RING magazine editor Michael Rosenthal give their thoughts on Floyd Mayweather’s dominant performance over Canelo Alvarez and the official scorecards for “The One” (especially CJ Ross’ 114-114 tally). Both veteran boxing observers say Mayweather not only best of this era but an all-time great.
Doug Fischer, Editor of RingTV.com, and Michael Rosenthal, Editor of THE RING Magazine, engaged in spontaneous instant-message debate about Mayweather-Alvarez.
Sorry for the late posting of this week’s Friday mailbag, folks. (Valentine’s Day evening was rough.) But here it is, complete with fans’ questions and comments on Adrien Broner, The Problem’s Saturday lightweight title defense against Gavin Rees, and other subjects. Enjoy!
The Ring editors Michael Rosenthal and Doug Fischer gave their thoughts on Robert Guerrero’s hard-fought unanimous decision victory over Andre Berto immediately after the grueling HBO-televised showdown.