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RingTv image Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans give their two cents on the Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez showdown, the 152-pound catchweight, and Carl Froch’s pound-for-pound rating (or lack of in THE RING), plus lots of mythical matchups, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image THE RING, wins 11 BWAA awards

THE RING, wins 11 BWAA awards

Congratulations to Bernard Fernandez and Norm Frauenheim for placing in the Boxing Writers Assoc. of America’s 2012 “Bernie” awards with articles written for THE RING magazine. THE RING and also grabbed nine honorable mentions in the annual writing contest.

RingTv image Dougie’s late Friday mailbag

Dougie’s late Friday mailbag

Sorry for the late posting of this week’s Friday mailbag, folks. (Valentine’s Day evening was rough.) But here it is, complete with fans’ questions and comments on Adrien Broner, The Problem’s Saturday lightweight title defense against Gavin Rees, and other subjects. Enjoy!

RingTv image A tribute to Carmen Basilio

A tribute to Carmen Basilio

Boxing historian Lee Groves pays tribute to the hall-of-fame career and inspirational life of former welterweight and middleweight champion Carmen Basilio, who was as disciplined and principled outside of the ring as he was tough and tenacious inside of it.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans bemoan the slow month of August, look forward to the Nonito Donaire-Toshiaki Nishioka showdown, ponder THE RING’s pound-for-pound rankings, and wonder which U.S. Olympians will excel as pros.