It was a dead week but Billy Dib’s move to 130 did open up a spot at featherweight, which was filled by Filipino contender Marvin Sonsona.
That’s Canelo’s “serious face” on THE RING Magazine’s cover — and it better be. The August 2014 edition delves into what’s at stake for Alvarez as he goes into his battle with the very dangerous Erislandy Lara on July 12. In two words: his future.
The July 2014 issue of THE RING magazine features a cover story on 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Oscar De La Hoya, who candidly discusses his battles with substance abuse and his renewed commitment to the future of Golden Boy Promotions.
Donnie Nietes cemented his position as the top 108-pound fighter in the world on Saturday, defending his WBO belt and capturing the vacant RING championship with a convincing ninth-round technical knockout over former titleholder Moises Fuentes.
Naoki Fukuda, whose work is regularly shown on RingTV.com and in the pages of THE RING Magazine, won first place at the Boxing Writers Associtaion of America photo contest, which took place at the BWAA’s annual awards dinner
Living legend Sugar Ray Leonard spoke to RingTV.com’s Tom Gray about all-time greats and the current state of boxing’s glamor division, and answered the ever-burning question of who would win a Leonard-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight.