Dougie’s Monday mailbag

22
Feb

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Some boxing fans are worried sick over the possibility of Canelo Alvarez pushing back his anticipated showdown with Gennady Golovkin. Dougie’s talks them off the ledge in this week’s Monday mailbag.

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06
Jan

Gennady Golovkin’s trainer: ‘We have the best fighter in the world’

WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin “beats” RING super middleweight champion Andre Ward if they were to meet, according to Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, who ranks the 160-pounder behind Sugar Ray Robinson and Bernard Hopkins as the best in the division’s history.

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28
Oct

Could Mayweather, Ward be in Hopkins future?

IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins has some options on what he does next but he says he’s looking for a “super fight” for his next bout and would like to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. as a middleweight.

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22
Oct

Lem’s latest: Stevens ‘coming to wreck’ Golovkin

Curtis Stevens on Gennady Golovkin: “I’m coming there to wreck him. I’m coming to wreck the wrecking machine.”

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17
Oct

Hopkins on boxing and black fighters

Bernard Hopkins argues against what he believes is a trend in boxing that “it’s a curse to be slick,” that black fighters are “not entertaining,” and “if you duck, it’s bad.”

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17
Oct

Lem’s latest: Trainer ranks Golovkin right behind Robinson, Hopkins

Trainer Abel Sanchez said Gennady Golovkin “is the best middleweight ever besides Sugar Ray Robinson and maybe Bernard Hopkins.”  

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30
Jul

Lem’s latest: Boytsov signs with Sauerland

Unbeaten Russian heavyweight Denis Boytsov has signed with Germany’s Sauerland Events, and is being targeted for a bout in the fall.

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19
Jul

Lem’s latest: Mitchell-Arreola, Khan-Alexander in works

Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.

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16
Apr

Lem’s lastest: Macklin vows a beat-down for Golovkin

Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin claims that he will handle unbeaten WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin in similar fashion to how Bernard Hopkins knocked out then-undefeated Felix Trinindad in the 12th round.

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14
Apr

Bradley, Ward break down Rigondeaux-Donaire

Andre Ward called Guillermo Rigondeaux “a sharpshooter” against Nonito Donaire, adding, “this is the best I’ve ever seen him look.” Of the criticisms of Rigondeaux’s strategy, Tim Bradley said, “If you want to see blood and guts, and you want to see warrior-type of fights, then you should definitely hit MMA.”

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