Pat Russell’s early stoppage raises old questions

29
Jun

Pat Russell’s early stoppage raises old questions

The internet cried “old” after referee Pat Russell got confused and stopped the final round of the Timothy Bradley-Jessie Vargas early on Saturday.

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10
Jun

IBHOF inductee Steve Smoger has seen the world thanks to boxing

From his first refereeing assignment in his home state of New Jersey in 1979 to the present, Steve Smoger has worked fight cards in 36 countries and territories, as well as 26 states in the U.S. The fan-favorite referee, who will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame this weekend, is grateful for the world-travel experience as he closes in on 1,000 bouts worked.

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15
Sep

Floyd Mayweather Jr. told us what we already knew: Weekend Review

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s rematch victory over Marcos Maidana went exactly as expected, and now the pound-for-pound king faces the inevitable question: What now?

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10
Sep

The man who will preside over ‘Mayhem’: referee Kenny Bayless

Kenny Bayless will be the third man in the ring on Saturday when Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana meet for their rematch. He spoke with RingTV.com about what promises to be a challenging assignment.

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05
Aug

From THE RING Magazine: Stop signs

From the September 2014 issue of THE RING Magazine: The most important role of a referee is determining when to step in and save an injured combatant. But it’s hardly an exact science.

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15
Jul

Marcos Maidana: Mayweather ‘always coming up with excuses’

Marcos Maidana dismisses Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s comments about dirty tactics in their first fight, saying he’s not one to talk.

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01
Jul

Abner Mares: referee correctly stopped Jhonny Gonzalez fight

As Abner Mares looks toward facing Jonathan Oquendo on July 12, he admits that the referee who stopped his contest against Jhonny Gonzalez last August made the right call.

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