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RingTv image Postol-Matthysse ordered after Danny Garcia vacates WBC title

Postol-Matthysse ordered after Danny Garcia vacates WBC title

After consecutive bouts fought at a catchweight and not defending the WBC title in over a year, Danny Garcia agreed to relinquish the WBC junior welterweight title, which could now go to the winner of a matchup between mandatory challenger Viktor Postol and Lucas Matthysse.

RingTv image Alexander Povetkin KOs Mike Perez in first round

Alexander Povetkin KOs Mike Perez in first round

THE RING’s No. 1-rated heavyweight Alexander Povetkin made short work of Mike Perez, stopping the former Cuban amateur standout in the opening round of their WBC title-elimination bout on Friday in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin hurt Perez with a right hand and took the southpaw out with a series of follow-up rights at 1:31 of Round 1.

RingTv image Q&A: WBC cruiserweight titleholder Grigory Drozd

Q&A: WBC cruiserweight titleholder Grigory Drozd

After toiling in the trenches for 13 years, Russian cruiserweight Grigory Drozd finally strapped a world title around his waist by beating Krzysztof Wlodarczyk last September. Now he’ll defend the belt for the first time on Friday.

RingTv image The tale of the 50-year-old contender

The tale of the 50-year-old contender

A 50-year-old heavyweight with a sweet tooth? Doesn’t sound like a guy with much of a chance to rise in the rankings. Well, don’t tell ‘Bronco’ Billy Wright, who enters the ring for the first time this year on March 13.

RingTv image Video: Tom Loeffler discusses Klitschko-Jennings, GGG vs. Cotto

Video: Tom Loeffler discusses Klitschko-Jennings, GGG vs. Cotto

RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions to talk about the April 25 showdown between RING heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko and undefeated American contender Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden. Loeffler also discussed the potential of Miguel Cotto fighting Gennady Golovkin.

RingTv image Q&A: Pedro Guevara

Q&A: Pedro Guevara

Mexican junior flyweight Pedro Guevara suffered his only loss, a split decision, in a title shot two years ago. He’ll get another shot — albeit a tough one — on Tuesday when he faces Akira Yaegashi for the vacant WBC strap in Japan.