Gennady Golovkin and Willie Monroe Jr. met the boxing media on Tuesday at The Forum in Inglewood, California, where the two middleweights will fight on May 16. Golovkin has established himself as an elite fighter but some still wonder if the pressure fighter can deal with a slick boxing style, the kind Monroe brings to the ring.
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!
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.
RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez and WBC junior lightweight titleholder Takashi Miura brought the knockouts to Tokyo and Naoki Fukuda brought back the photos.
Fans share their thoughts on the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri showdown, the guy everyone wants to see Pacquiao fight, overlooked flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez, Matchroom Sport’s impact on the British boxing scene, and many other subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Weigh-in results for flyweight champion and RING No. 9 pound for pound fighter Roman Gonzalez vs. Rocky Fuentes, and No. 3 junior lightweight Takashi Miura vs. Edgar Puerta. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
The little guys get the biggest spots on a Nov. 22 Teiken Promotions show when Roman Gonzalez faces Rocky Fuentes and Takashi Miura meets Edgar Puerta.
Veteran manager Gary Gittelsohn appreciates the little guys of boxing on many levels. In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details.
THE RING’s No. 2-rated strawweight Francisco Rodriguez will vacate his IBF belt and rise into the junior flyweight division, according to Sean Gibbons of Zanfer Promotions.
Newly crowned RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez spoke to RingTV.com about winning his third world title in a third weight class, his first flyweight title defense and his plan to visit his mentor Alexis Arguello’s grave to make a special presentation.
Fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Roman Gonzalez’s RING flyweight title-winning stoppage of Akira Yaegashi, Juan Estrada’s dominant TKO of Giovani Segura, Carl Frampton’s IBF 122-pound title winning decision over Kiko Martinez, mythical matchups, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Juan Francisco Estrada scored a dominant 11th-round technical knockout over former junior flyweight champion Giovani Segura at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City on Saturday night. The time of stoppage was 1:33.
Roman Gonzalez won THE RING magazine and WBC flyweight championship with a ninth-round stoppage of Akira Yagashi on Friday in Tokyo. The three-division titleholder from Nicaragua, now 40-0, scored knockdowns in Rounds 3 and 9 en route to his 34th knockout.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on the weekend’s two anticipated flyweight championships, Akira Yaegashi vs. Roman Gonzalez and Juan Estrada vs. Giovani Segura, plus the Kiko Martinez-Carl Frampton rematch and Showtime’s tripleheader in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Former junior flyweight champ Giovani Segura, a veteran slugger who is no stranger to the ups and downs of pro boxing, will get another shot at a title run when he faces WBA/WBO flyweight titleholder Juan Francisco Estrada on Saturday at Mexico City Arena in Mexico.
From Sept. 5-10 all five world flyweight titles – THE RING championship and the four major sanctioning bodies – will be on the line in three excellent matchups. In honor of the often over-looked division, Lee Groves presents 10 of the most notable 112-pound championships of all time.
Fans from around the globe share outrage over the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka mismatch, thoughts on a potential Garcia-Lamont Peterson fight, enthusiasm for the Francisco Rodriguez-Katsunari Takayama Fight of the Year candidate, and lots of mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag.