From the September 2014 issue of THE RING Magazine: The most important role of a referee is determining when to step in and save an injured combatant. But it’s hardly an exact science.
Images from Miguel Cotto’s nine-round annihilation of Sergio Martinez at Madison Square Garden. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Canelo Alvarez stopped Alfredo Angulo 47 seconds into the 10th round Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Victor Ortiz vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
The junior welterweight title bout between Ruslan Provodnikov and Mike Alvarado was a war of attrition that opened up with a pair of knockdowns in the eighth and was sealed by the Russian challenger two rounds later.
Photographer Naoki Fukuda’s action shots from Adrien Broner’s fifth-round stoppage of Welsh challenger Gavin Rees in Atlantic City.