It was a busy weekend for our own Lee Groves and it all culminated in part three of his “Travelin’ Man” Chronicles in Canastota, NY.
As legendary featherweight champion Naseem Hamed nears his induction in the International Boxing Hall of Fame, some will still say his career ended prematurely, but the swagger never left.
Fans share their thoughts and questions about Sergey Kovalev’s future and championship status, undefeated super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez, the meaning of “lineal/linear” champions, mythical matchups involving Kovalev, and much more in this week’s Friday mailbag.
Fans share their thoughts on Saturday’s light heavyweight title unification showdown between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev, as well as Jean Pascal, Keith Thurman-Leonard Bundu, and the difference between hall of famers and all-time greats in this week’s Monday mailbag.
With the International Boxing Hall of Fame announcing its class of 2014 today, Lee Groves, an elector since 2001, shares his voting thought process. Chosing Oscar De La Hoya, Felix Trinidad and Joe Calzaghe was a no brainer, but electors can checkmark up to 10 of the 45 names on the ballot.
Billy Dib discusses his Friday Night Fights main event against undefeated Evgeny Gradovich, his promotional deal with rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, possible clashes with WBA titleholder Chris John and RING champ Mikey Garcia, plus his good friend and former champ “Prince” Naseem Hamed.