Dougie’s Monday mailbag

21
Sep

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans continue to share their thoughts on Floyd Mayweather Jr., Thomas Hauser and USADA; but also get Dougie’s opinions on upcoming fights, including Matthysse-Postol, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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03
Jan

Manager: Sergey Kovalev ‘is not a racist’

WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev’s reference to African Americans as “dark-skinned people” during a Russian-language interview was not meant as a negative “for black persons,” according to his manager, Egis Klimas.

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03
Jan

Sergey Kovalev eyes March return, Adonis Stevenson

WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev could return to the ring in Moscow as early as March, accordingto his manager, Egis Klimas. Kovalev says he wants to fight RING champ Adonis Stevenson in 2014.

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02
Jan

Floyd Mayweather Jr. calls Manny Pacquiao rumors ‘a lie’

Floyd Mayweather has acknowledged the potential for bouts with either Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana, while dismissing the notion of a fight with Manny Pacquiao.

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31
Dec

Richard Schaefer: Rib injury has Abner Mares out ‘for several weeks’

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer says that Abner Mares “can not train for several weeks” due to a rib injury that has forced the postponement of a scheduled Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez.

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31
Dec

Manager: Abner Mares rib injury postpones rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez

Abner Mares has suffered an apparent rib injury that will postpone his scheduled Feb. 15 rematch with Jhonny Gonzalez, according to his manager, Frank Espinoza.

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27
Dec

Will Tomlinson: ‘I didn’t come to America to take easy fights’

Unbeaten junior lightweight contender Will Tomlinson on his five-bout deal with Golden Boy Promotions: “I came here to test myself and see how good I really am.”

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27
Dec

Beibut Shumenov wants Bernard Hopkins next

WBA beltholder Beibut Shumenov wants to unify all of the belts in the division, beginning with a bout against IBF titleholder Bernard Hopkins in March or April.

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26
Dec

Richard Schaefer chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated

Richard Schaefer on being chosen Promoter of The Year by Sports Illustrated: “In the end, this is all about the fans of our great sport and I will continue to deliver the best fights and fighters to them in 2014 and beyond.”

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26
Dec

Lem’s latest: Golden Boy signs Will Tomlinson

Australian “Wild” Will Tomlinson, an unbeaten junior lightweight, has signed a five-fight promotional deal with Golden Boy Promotions, the U.S. company announced on Wednesday.

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