Cruiserweight Murat Gassiev showed his potential, Lucas Matthysee and Ruslan Provodnikov delivered and Terence Crawford took care of business this weekend, but boxing could stand to spread the wealth a bit.
Fan share their thoughts on Lucas Matthysse’s hard-fought maj. decision over Ruslan Provodnikov, Andrzej Fonfara’s ninth-round stoppage of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Terence Crawford’s WBO 140-pound title-winning TKO of Thomas Dulorme, and other boxing subjects including mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Junior welterweight standout Thomas Dulorme put together a “mini-dream team” of Puerto Rican trainers to help him prepare for his first title shot against former lightweight champ Terence Crawford on Saturday. Dulorme says he’s ready show his skills and shock the boxing world by upsetting the unbeaten American.
From a virtual unknown in 2013 to THE RING lightweight champ and BWAA Fighter of the Year in 2014 is quite a leap, but Terence Crawford is unfazed by his newfound social status. The only thing he is concerned about is making a successful jump to junior welterweight on Saturday when he takes on Thomas Dulorme.
A bout with the flu has caused WBA featherweight titleholder Nicholas Walters to pull out of a planned March 21 doubleheader at the Theater in Madison Square Garden.
Former welterweight champ Buddy McGirt, now a noted trainer, shared his thoughts with boxing fans during the first REAL TALK of 2015. McGirt talked about the best he fought during the 1980s and ’90s, the differences between this era and his era, fighters he’s high on (Terence Crawford) and not so high on (Adrien Broner).
RING lightweight champion Terence Crawford and WBA featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters could fight in separate bouts at the Theater in Madison Square Garden on March 21.
A junior welterweight bout between RING lightweight champion Terence Crawford and Chris Algieri for the vacant WBO 140-pound title is currently being discussed, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed to RingTV.com on Wednesday.
Steve Nelson, a top amateur light heavyweight with a chance to make the U.S. 2016 Olympic team, and RING lightweight champ Terence Crawford have a special bond dating back to their Omaha, Nebraska roots.
HBO will replay eight bouts featuring the network’s premier fighters over the course of four days starting tonight. The fight will highlight victories by Sergey Kovalev, Gennady Golovkin, Manny Pacquiao, Wladimir Klitschko, Juan Manuel Marquez and Terence Crawford.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn further details on the ongoing litigation between Golden Boy Promotions and All Star Boxing regarding an alleged contract breach involving Canelo Alvarez.
Terence Crawford says he’s won’t be at lightweight much longer but however long the undefeated switch-hitter remains in the 135-pound division he will be recognized as THE RING champion thanks to his one-sided unanimous decision over Ray Beltran on Saturday.
Fans share their thoughts on Terence Crawford’s potential and his Fighter of the Year merits, Tyson Fury’s dominating TKO of Dereck Chisora, Chris Eubank Jr.’s strong showing in his first loss vs. Billy Joe Saunders, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Photos of lightweight champion Terence Crawford’s unanimous-decision win over Raymundo Beltran and featherweight titleholder Evgeny Gradovich’s draw with Jayson Velez in Omaha.