The jabs are flying between light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson and WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev, with each saying they are willing to engage after their upcoming bouts, while Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov chime in with insults of their own.
Readers share their thoughts on Orlando Salido-Vasyl Lomachenko, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Bryan Vera II, Robert Stieglitz-Arthur Abraham III, Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo, and ask what’s next for Lomachenko, Chavez, Abraham and Amir Khan in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Miguel Cotto vows that “history will be made” against RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez on June 7 at New York’s Madison Square Garden, which Cotto calls his “second home.”
RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto have agreed in principle to a June 7 fight on HBO Pay Per View at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Top Rank President Todd duBoef confirmed to RingTV.com on Thursday.
Matthew Macklin wants a fourth shot at a middleweight title. THE RING’s No. 5-rated 160-pound fighter is aiming for a fight with WBO beltholder Peter Quillin.
Sergio Martinez’s advisor, Sampson Lewkowicz, is declaring THE RING middleweight champ’s June 7 title defense against Miguel Cotto to be “97 percent done” after having spoken to Cotto’s advisor, Gaby Penagaricano, on Monday in Mexico City.
Sergio Martinez has agreed to defend his RING middleweight title against Miguel Cotto on June 7. Now all that’s left is for Cotto to agree as well.
Popular British middleweight Darren Barker spoke to RingTV.com’s Tom Gray about his decision to retire following his latest hip injury, his emotional IBF title victory over Daniel Geal, his losses to Felix Sturm and Sergio Martinez, and his life after boxing.
Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto said that “just a couple of issues” need to be ironed out before he faces RING and WBC champion Sergio Martinez on June 7 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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.
Love him or hate him, it’s hard to ignore Floyd Mayweather, whose name continues to buzz among fans and fight scribes even though he’s yet to name his May 3 opponent. The first mailbag of 2014 has its share of “Money-mails,” but also plenty of historical banter, stats and other subjects. Enjoy!
Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.