RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez and WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin advanced in THE RING’s pound for pound rankings after the boxer-punchers extended their unbeaten records with knockouts against Edgar Sosa and Willie Monroe Jr.
Fans from around the world react to Gennady Golovkin’s sixth-round stoppage of Willie Monroe Jr. and Roman Gonzalez’s two-round demolition of Edgar Sosa, and share their thoughts on what might be next for both pound-for-pound players, plus other boxing subjects and mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
The action in Inglewood: Gennady Golovkin’s sixth-round stoppage of challenger Willie Monroe, plus flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez’s two-round blowout of Edgar Sosa. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez made quick work of veteran contender Edgar Sosa in the chief support to the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe Jr. fight on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Gonzalez dropped Sosa three times in Round 2, forcing referee Raul Caiz Sr. to wave the bout off at 2:37 of the round.
As a Top 5 flyweight and former world titleholder, Edgar Sosa is no journeyman, but he’ll be up against a monster in pound-for-pounder Roman Gonzalez on Saturday.
Weigh-in photos of middleweight combatants Gennady Golovkin and Willie Monroe Jr., plus flyweights Roman Gonzalez and Edgar Sosa — two fights featuring pound-for-pounders on Saturday in Inglewood, Calif.
Fans share their thoughts on the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe Jr. fight and the American underdog’s chances against the middleweight world-beater, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez’s HBO debut, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his most formidable possible future opponents, plus mythical matchups, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Not only will we see flyweight action on HBO this Saturday, we’re going to get it in high gear as RING champion Roman Gonzalez defends against former 108-pound titlist Edgar Sosa. Our own Anson Wainwright sat down with “Chocolatito” to get his thoughts on a huge opportunity.
HBO executive Peter Nelson is echoing the sentiments of what many true fight fans have been insisting for years: It’s time to hail the little guys. And RING flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez leads the pack.
RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez spoke to RingTV.com about his May 16 title defense against former 108-pound beltholder Edgar Sosa, his HBO debut and a future showdown with Naoya Inoue. Sosa spoke about facing Gonzalez, who is No. 4 in THE RING’s pound-for-pound rankings.
On May 16, in support of the middleweight title bout between Gennady Golovkin and Willie Monroe Jr., WBC flyweight titlist Roman Gonzalez will defend his strap against Edgar Sosa on HBO.
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.