Sugar Ray Leonard said Manny Pacquiao is still physically capable of coming back against Brandon Rios, but the big question is the former titleholder’s state of mind following his knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez.
Adrien Broner on what to expect from his upcoming bout with Marcos Maidana: “You’re going to see an electrifying victory from Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner. You will see why I’m the lottery pick to take over this sport.”
On Tuesday night, ESPN will air ‘No Mas,’ a documentary dealing with the second of three fights between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran, which ended with a frustrated Duran apparently quitting in the eighth round.
Part two of “10 fights that cemented Roberto Duran’s legend,” compiled by RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves, chronicles five of Hands of Stone’s greatest victories, spanning 15 years – from Duran’s pound-for-pound prime to his time as a middle-aged underdog title challenger.
Ring of Fire, the story of Emile Griffith, will air on Friday at 10 p.m. on The MSG Network.
Negotiations are ongoing for an early September fight between heavyweights Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola.
Fans are still buzzing about Gennady Golovkin and the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder’s future. Dougie is asked to give his thoughts on a number of matchups (potential and mythical) for Golovkin as well as other fan friendly fights in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
Donny Lalonde discusses his fateful catchweight bout with Sugar Ray Leonard in 1988 and how weight issues figured into the outcome, and offers his thoughts on the practice of inventing new weight limits for fights today.
Sugar Ray Leonard, who fought Donny Lalonde at a catchweight, talks about the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez fight and catchweight, adding “If there is any opportunity to beat Mayweather, it’s now.”