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!
Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley will fight on Oct. 12 instead of on Sept. 14 in order to avoid conflicting with the mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez.
Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather will face THE RING junior middleweight champ Saul Alvarez on Sept. 14 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer confirmed to RingTV.com.
Former welterweight and junior middleweight title challenger Delvin Rodriguez meets Freddy Hernandez in the main event of this week’s Friday Night Fights ESPN2 broadcast from the Mohegun Sun Casino in Uncastville, Conn.
Shane Mosley hasn’t scored a victory since January 2009 but the 41-year-old veteran is confident he’ll get back to his winning ways against 18-years-younger Pablo Cesar Cano in a Fox Deportes-televised welterweight bout on Saturday in Cancun, Mexico.
Floyd Mayweather answered the media's questions about his fight with Robert Guerrero during the post-fight presser to his Showtime PPV event. Mayweather talked about hurting his hand during the fight, facing Canelo Alvarez, and other subjects.
RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer gave his thoughts on the "MAY DAY" PPV event from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Fischer was impressed with Floyd Mayweather and Abner Mares, both of whom exhibited elite form while defeating Robert Guerrero and Daniel Ponce de Leon.
Read on for a lot of mixed fan reactions to Saul Alvarez's unanimous decision victory over Austin Trout, plus feedback on Tyson Fury-Steve Cunningham and much more in this week's Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez surprised many -- including opponent Austin Trout -- with his improving boxing skills in a unanimous-decision victory Saturday in San Antonio.
Images from the Alamodome of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's hard-fought unanimous decision win over a valiant Austin Trout to become THE RING's junior middleweight champion.
Saul Alvarez earned a little bit of respect among his many critics by boxing a smart fight en route to outpointing Austin Trout for THE RING magazine junior middleweight title in front of more than 39,000 fans on Saturday in San Antonio.
Showtime Sports will offer a live stream of today’s weigh-in for THE RING junior middleweight championship between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Austin Trout taking place on Saturday, live on Showtime from Alamodome in San Antonio. The weigh-in begins at 3:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. CT / Noon PT from Market Square in San Antonio.
A return bout between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. would have to include Olympic-style drug testing and take place either in Las Vegas, Atlantic City or New York, according to Martinez's advisor.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Austin Trout face the biggest challenge of their pro careers when they face each other for THE RING’s vacant 154-pound title on Saturday, but neither fighter is intimidated by the high stakes of their showdown.
This Saturday's junior featherweight showdown between RING champ Nonito Donaire and WBA beltholder Guillermo Rigondeaux is the fight that fans want to see the most in April, according to a RingTV.com poll that logged more than 10,000 votes.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez spoke to RingTV.com about his April 20 showdown with Austin Trout. Canelo's promoter Oscar De La Hoya also gave his thoughts on the anticipated Showtime-televised event from the Alamodome in San Antonio.
Unbeaten lightweight prospects Omar Figueroa Jr. and Abner Cotto will square off in the co-featured bout to the Showtime-televised junior middleweight showdown between Saul Alvarez and Austin Trout on April 20 in San Antonio, Texas.
Undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin answered fan questions about who the thinks would give him the best fights at 154, 160 and 168 pounds; and about dream matches vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Floyd Mayweather.
Unbeaten junior middleweight beltholders Saul Alvarez and Austin Trout will visit three Texas cities on a two-day press tour to announce their Showtime-televised WBC/WBA title unification bout set for April 20 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Fans give their two cents on referee Russell Mora, Dib-Gradovich, Malignaggi-Broner, Mayweather-Canelo, and get Dougie’s thoughts on numerous upcoming fights and mythical matchups, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Former 140-pound titleholder Amir Khan could get a stiff test from former 135-pound titleholder Julio Diaz on April 27 in Khan's native England.
Does Adrien Broner want to be on the Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero undercard? Lem Satterfield spoke to the WBC lightweight titleholder about that and other subjects at the final presser for the Lamont Peterson-Kendall Holt fight.
Floyd Mayweather signed a groundbreaking pay-per-view venture with Showtime and the cable network's parent company, CBS Corporation, staring with a May 4 fight with Robert Guerrero. Under the terms of the deal, Mayweather could fight six times in 30 months.
IBF beltholder Lamont Peterson on Kendall Holt: "At the end of the day...I don't think that he will be able to bite down like I'm going to be able to."
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s on-and-off relationship with Floyd Mayweather Sr. appears to be on again as the pound-for-pound king Tweeted that his father and former coach will train him for his May 4 return to the ring.
Leo Santa Cruz has vacated his IBF bantamweight belt in favor of rising into the junior featherweight division.
REAL TALK caught up with welterweight contender Victor Ortiz, who answered fans' questions about his recent training tryout with Freddie Roach and potential future fights with Amir Khan, Gabriel Rosado and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.
Although unbeaten Floyd Mayweather has created a media firestorm by naming IBF beltholder Devon Alexander as the leading opponent to face him on May 4, Alexander's trainer says his fighter is focused on recovering from a biceps injury, and the IBF says it won't approve a defense against Mayweather.
Undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin spoke to RingTV's Dominic Verdin about his HBO-televised fight with Gabriel Rosado on Jan. 19. Golovkin, who is wrapping up camp in Big Bear, Calif., says he wants to bring "action and drama" to his fights.
Fans have plenty of positive feedback on both Austin Trout and Miguel Cotto plus thoughts and questions on what both junior middleweights should do next (most of which involve Saul "Canelo" Alvarez) in this week's Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Austin Trout told the boxing media that he's going after the other 154-pound titleholders, especially Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who he believes he would beat as soundly as he did Miguel Cotto.
Miguel Cotto did not like how wide the scorecards were for his unanimous decision loss to Austin Trout on Saturday in New York City, where the Puerto Rican star was previously unbeaten, but there's no doubt that the 27-year-old southpaw deserved to win.
Former welterweight titleholder Carlos Quintana is so confident that he will beat undefeated KO artist Keith Thurman in their HBO-televised co-feature to Saturday's Andre Berto-Roberto Guerrero showdown that he's already calling out 154-pound beltholder Saul Alvarez.
Miguel Vazquez, who opens the HBO Boxing After Dark broadcast against Marvin Quintero on Saturday, knows he is not well known among American fans but the IBF lightweight titleholder hopes a good showing will lead to higher-profile fights.
Watch a preview of episode two of All Access: Canelo vs. Lopez – the unscripted series that takes fans behind the scenes of the Saul Alvarez-Josesito Lopez fight – before it premieres on Showtime, tonight (Sept. 21) at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
HBO's Jim Lampley will review Sergio Martinez's unanimous decision over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Saul Alvarez's fifth-round knockout of Josesito Lopez on the latest episdoe of The Fight Game this Saturday.
Photos from Canelo Alvarez vs. Josesito Lopez, plus victories by Leo Santa Cruz, Daniel Ponce de Leon and Marcos Maidana on the 'Knockout Kings' card in Las Vegas.
Showtime Sports presents a recap of the "Knockout Kings" weigh-in ceremony. Watch as headliners Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Josesito Lopez hit the scales, then watch them fight on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Showtime.
Photos from the weigh-in for the Sept. 15 card featuring Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who weighed 154 pounds, vs. Josesito Lopez, who came in at 153.
The eight participants of Showtime's "Knockout Kings" quadrupleheader all made weight at the Friday weigh-in held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the site of Saturday's show topped by the Saul Alvarez-Josesito Lopez fight.
Undefeated welterweight prospect Jessie Vargas moved to 20-0 with a unanimous decision over Aaron Martinez in an ESPN2-televised main event from the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas on Thursday.
The fighters on Showtime's stacked "Knockout Kings" card obviously plan to do their "talking" in the ring on Saturday. All eight participants were classy and respectful at the short final press conference on Thursday.
Junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez, challenger Josesito Lopez, and the rest of the fighters from the Sept. 15 show at the MGM Grand on the day before the weigh-in.
The Saul Alvarez-Josesito Lopez fight Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas should be entertaining and could be more competitive than some think.
WBC junior middleweight beltholder Saul Alvarez will pocket $2 million compared to $212,500 for challenger Josesito Lopez.
Josesito Lopez says fans and boxing media who think he has no chance of beating Saul Alvarez on Sept. 15 are placing too much importance on size and sorely underestimating his heart and ability.
Josesito Lopez tells RingTV's Dominic Verdin that he's physically and mentally ready to shock the world again when he challenges unbeaten WBC 154-pound titleholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Showtime on Sept. 15.
Saul Alvarez insists that he's not taking Josesito Lopez lightly or slacking off in his training by holding his camp at a posh private gym in Santa Monica, Calif. A recent media workout at the gym suggests that Alvarez means what he says.
Unbeaten WBC 154-pound titleholder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez took time out from his training camp for Josesito Lopez to show RING Smarts host Natasha Aiello how to throw a proper -- and powerful -- right cross.
Alfredo Angulo and Oscar De La Hoya spoke to RingTV's Dominic Verdin at a recent press luncheon celebrating the junior middleweight contender's recent release from an immigration detainment center.
Junior middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo is eager to get back into the ring as soon as possible after being released from an immigration dentention center, where he was held for eight months.
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.
THE RING editor Michael Rosenthal spoke to Saul Alvarez about the WBC 154-pound titleholder's Showtime-televised Sept. 15 defense against Josesito Lopez and going head-to-head with Mexican rival Julio Cesar Chavez's PPV fight with Sergio Martinez in this exclusive interview.
Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina on WBC titleholder Saul Alvarez: "When he's challenging guys that I've already fought like Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, it makes you feel like, 'Wait a second, if they deserve a shot, then I deserve a shot also.'"
Fans have a choice of two high-profile boxing shows to watch on Sept. 15, but Saul Alvarez and Josesito Lopez, who will headline a Showtime-televised card on that date, are only focused on their fight, which they promise will deliver action.
Feisty at fifty: Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. says RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez has "been talking a lot of bulls--t." Martinez meets his son, WBC beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., on Sept. 15 in Las Vegas.
WBC junior middleweight beltholder Saul Alvarez could eventually face the winner of an organization-mandated division eliminator between Erislandy Lara and Vanes Martirosyan.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer said Saul Alvarez will next face one of two opponents, the names of which he declined to mention.
Victor Ortiz was in a good mood during a recent media day at his gym in Ventura, Calif., but the former WBC welterweight titleholder would not discuss his Sept. 15 showdown with Saul Alvarez. Ortiz is focused on Josesito Lopez, who he fights on June 23.
Trainer Freddie Roach says he had a bad feeling as soon as he heard the first scorecard being read after Manny Pacquiao's fight against Tim Bradley.
Austin Trout spoke to the media after defending his WBA 154-pound title against Delvin Rodriguez via unanimous decision. The undefeated junior middleweight is in the running to face WBC beltholder Saul Alvarez on Sept. 15.
Calling an initial offer "an insult," James Kirkland said he asked for a $2.5 million purse to face WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul Alvarez with an injured right shoulder.
Southpaw James Kirkland has agreed to challenge WBC junior middleweight beltholder Saul Alvarez on Sept. 15 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Former light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver is planning to show his younger cruiserweight rival Lateef Kayode the ropes during their Showtime-televised matchup on June 2.
Could WBC 154-pound titleholder Saul Alvarez face former two-time welterweight beltholder Paul Williams, THE RING's No. 8-rated junior middleweight contender, on Sept. 15?
Undefeated featherweight contender Mikey Garcia might challenge for his first major world title against WBA beltholder Celestino Caballero on July 28 in Indio, Calif.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto generated $94 million in pay per view revenue.
Saul Alvarez answered the media's questions about his punishing unanimous decision over Shane Mosley during the post-fight press conference. Alvarez's promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, gave his two cents on the 21-year-old Mexican star.
Images from Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's unanimous-decision win over Shane Mosley to defend his WBC junior middleweight title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
WBC junior middleweight beltholder Saul Alvarez won a unamimous decision over Shane Mosley, ending his streak of 21 victories over fighters of Mexican decent.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez will wear Grant Gloves, while their opponents, Miguel Cotto and Shane Mosley will wear Everlast.
WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul Alvarez on Shane Mosley: "I've never faced anybody like him."
Watch highlights of yesterday's "Ring Kings" weighin with RingTV's Dominic Verdin, who interviewed fans at the heavily attended event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas where tonight's pay-per-view show takes place.