At age 32, Japanese junior flyweight Akira Yaegashi showed he had enough left in the tank to box the fight of his life and earn another world title.
Titleholders Naoya Inoue and Javier Mendoza made weight along with respective challengers Warlito Parrenas and Akira Yaegashi.
Omar Narvaez made an inspired comeback on Saturday at the Centro Deportivo Municipal of Caseros, Argentina with a one-sided decision win over Diego Pichardo.
THE RING No. 5-rated junior bantamweight Omar Narvaez discusses Saturday’s opponent, Diego Pichardo Liriano, and lays out his comeback strategy.
Just eight fights as a pro and already a two-division titleholder, Naoya Inoue is targeting a fall return after healing from a hand injury.
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!
HBO executive Peter Nelson is echoing the sentiments of what many true fight fans have been insisting for years: It’s time to hail the little guys. And RING flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez leads the pack.
Former IBF bantamweight titlist Paul Butler isn’t just ready and raring to go against IBF junior bantamweight beltholder Zolani Tete this Friday night. He’s already made post-fight plans for world recognition.
Fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Guillermo Rigondeaux, Naoya Inoue, Takashi Uchiyama and the stacked Japanese shows they fought on last week, as well as Freddie Roach’s place among the great trainers, and some meaty mythical matchups, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
In just his eighth pro fight, Japanese prodigy Naoya Inoue became a two-division world titleholder with a dominant win over 112-pound mainstay Omar Narvaez.
Fighter of the Year contender Naoya Inoue will get a chance at a third big win in 2014 when he steps up two divisions to face long-time WBO junior bantamweight titleholder Omar Narvaez on Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Metropolitan Gym in Tokyo, Japan.
Long-reigning titleholder Omar Narvaez says nothing — not his age nor the prospect of facing prodigy Naoya Inoue on his home turf — has him worried about adding another successful defense to his resume.
Fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Roman Gonzalez’s RING flyweight title-winning stoppage of Akira Yaegashi, Juan Estrada’s dominant TKO of Giovani Segura, Carl Frampton’s IBF 122-pound title winning decision over Kiko Martinez, mythical matchups, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Many RING-rated fighters were in action over the past two weeks but nobody made a statement as big as Manny Pacquiao, who soundly defeated Tim Bradley to regain the WBO welterweight title and climb in the magazine’s pound-for-pound and 147-pound rankings.