Michael Watson, one of Britain’s best middleweights during the late 1980s, turned 50 today. Though his career came to a tragic end 24 years ago after he fell into a coma following his rematch with Chris Eubank, the London native remains a fighter. Watson spoke to RingTV.com about the best fighters he faced.
Ring the New Year in with a bang. Read about the career of one of the hardest punchers of the modern boxing era, former junior middleweight and middleweight titleholder Julian Jackson, who spoke to RingTV.com about the best fighters he fought in 10 categories.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s controversial split-decision victory over Erislandy Lara, and give their two cents on how they scored the fight and what might be next for both junior middleweight contenders in this week’s Monday mailbag.
The late Emanuel “Manny” Steward trained Thomas Hearns, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Mike McCallum among his seemingly endless list of current and former world champions.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be honored as Male Fighter of The Year by the Nevada Hall of Fame on Saturday, where the first inductees wil include Mike Tyson and Sugar Ray Leonard, as well as trainers Eddie Futch and Freddie Roach.
Mike Tyson will be inducted into the Nevada Hall of Fame on Aug. 10, along with former titleholder Mike McCallum and the late Diego Corrales.
“I’m very hungry for this fight, and that’s what’s going to carry me to victory,” said once-beaten Anselmo Moreno, who will make his 122-pound debut on Nov. 10 against undefeated WBC tltleholder Abner Mares.
Who are the 10 best middleweight titleholders of the past five decades? RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer has his opinion on who they are and where they rank. See if you agree.