Carl Froch, Raymundo Beltran and Jermain Taylor have been removed from the rankings of their respective divisions for different reasons. To find out why and who will replace them read this week’s Ring Ratings Update.
Manny Pacquiao’s unanimous decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. caused the Filipino superstar to drop a notch or two in THE RING’s welterweight rankings and in the magazine’s Pound-for-Pound Top 10.
Raymundo Beltran stopped Takahiro Ao 1:29 into Round 2 on Friday night at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas but can’t claim the vacant WBO lightweight title because he didn’t make weight.
Raymundo Beltran missed the lightweight mark and is no longer eligible to win the WBO title while his opponent, Takahiro Ao, weighed in at a safe 134.8 pounds for their fight on Friday in Las Vegas.
Fans share their thoughts on Terence Crawford’s potential and his Fighter of the Year merits, Tyson Fury’s dominating TKO of Dereck Chisora, Chris Eubank Jr.’s strong showing in his first loss vs. Billy Joe Saunders, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Photos of lightweight champion Terence Crawford’s unanimous-decision win over Raymundo Beltran and featherweight titleholder Evgeny Gradovich’s draw with Jayson Velez in Omaha.
Undefeated lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford’s impressive versatility was on display as he outclassed game No. 1 contender Raymundo Beltran en route to a one-sided unanimous decision on Saturday in his native Omaha, Nebraska. Crawford retained his WBO title and won the vacant RING championship.
Photos from the scales: Terence Crawford will defend his WBO lightweight title against Raymundo Beltran, with the winner also taking the vacant RING championship, plus featherweight Evgeny Gradovich will defend his IBF title against Jayson Velez.
Terence Crawford weighed 135 pounds on Friday for his WBO lightweight title defense against Raymundo Beltran, who weighed 134.8. Crawford and Beltran fight on Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska. THE RING’s vacant lightweight title will be on the line.
Terence Crawford is excited to fight in his hometown, and to be vying for the vacant RING lightweight title, and to be mentioned as a possible foe for Manny Pacquiao, but the talented Nebraska native says he’s only focused on beating Raymundo Beltran on Saturday.
Fans share their enthusiasm for the Terence Crawford-Raymundo Beltran RING lightweight championship, the Tyson Fury-Dereck Chisora heavyweight rematch and the Billy Joe Saunders-Chris Eubank Jr. middleweight showdown, and give final thoughts on the Pacquiao-Algieri card, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Saturday night’s lightweight title bout between Terence Crawford and Raymundo Beltran isn’t just for the WBO strap; it’s also for the vacant RING championship. And Beltran is geared up for victory.
The vacant RING lightweight championship will be on the line on Saturday when WBO titleholder Terence Crawford takes on Raymundo Beltran in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. Crawford is THE RING’s No. 1-rated lightweight; Beltran is the magazine’s No. 2 contender.
Could undefeated featherweight Jayson Velez defeat IBF titlist Evgeny Gradovich for his strap on Nov. 29? Velez’s trainer, Abel Sanchez certainly believes so.
Though not looking past his Nov. 29 challenger Ray Beltran, WBO lightweight titlist Terence Crawford will still enjoy Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri, as he is planning a move up in weight.