Liam Smith to defend WBO-154 title against Jimmy Kelly

11
Nov

Liam Smith to defend WBO-154 title against Jimmy Kelly

Liam Smith scored a highlight reel knockout of John Thompson to land a world title. Now he meets an untested, and unbeaten, local challenger in his first defense.

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10
Nov

THE RING Pound for Pound history: From “Iron” Mike to “Chocolatito”

The pound-for-pound debate has raged since Sugar Ray Robinson’s era. Who topped THE RING’s Pound-for-Pound rankings since the list was introduced in 1989?

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27
Oct

Liam Smith: ‘Shane Mosley is in no position to throw down demands’

Unbeaten junior middleweight Liam Smith was 9 years old when Sugar Shane Mosley won his first world title. Are the two of them now on a collision course?

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05
Oct

Lem’s latest: Alvarez ‘very happy’ with Golden Boy contract

Former junior middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez: “I have a contract with Golden Boy Promotions with which I am very happy.”

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16
Sep

What’s next for Alvarez?

Richard Schaefer said Canelo Alvarez, “today, is bigger than he ever was,” in the wake of the 23-year-old’s loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night.

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03
Sep

Can Alvarez end Mayweather’s dominance of Mexican fighters?

Saul Alvarez ended Shane Mosley’s run of 21 straight victories over rivals of Mexican descent when they fought last May, and now he is looking to for a similar, if not, more impressive result against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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14
Aug

Lem’s latest: Garcia targets ‘showcase night’ versus Matthysse

RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says of No. 1-rated Lucas Matthysse, who challenges him on Sept. 14: “If he’s not careful, he’s gonna get hurt.”

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02
Aug

Lem’s latest: Mosley mulls Mundine

Shane Mosley, who turns 42 in September, could face Anthony Mundine in October.

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03
Jul

Lem’s latest: Who is on the Mayweather-Alvarez card?

“I’m not saying yes, and I’m not saying no,” said Richard Schaefer in response to the potential for Danny Garcia-Lucas Matthysse to land on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez card.

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27
Jun

Mayweather ‘proud of’ Alvarez

Floyd Mayweather said Saul “Canelo” Alvarez “likes to use the shoulder-roll. He likes to fight with his hands down and to use his defense,” adding, “I can see a lot of me in Alvarez.”

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