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The Different One

The Different One

CANELO ALVAREZ DEMONSTRATED EARLY AND OFTEN THAT HE WAS NO ORDINARY FIGHTER

Once he rode the bus to work. Now he arrives in private planes and Cadillac Escalades. In 10 years, much has changed for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez but one thing has not: Rich or poor, he has always remained a fighter.

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The Quiet Man

GENNADY GOLOVKIN IS A RETICENT, PEACEFUL PERSON. ‘GGG’ IS ANOTHER MATTER ENTIRELY.

The Summit Gym is in a piney mountain neighborhood with streets named after unremarkable birds (Thrush, Wren). Still, you expect you’ll know it when you see it. And then you will drive past it. Probably more than once. The most combative thing about the white duplex with the spacious driveway is the “No trespassing” sign at the edge of the property.

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Separate Paths

FIGHTERS WHO LEARN THE ROPES IN THE AMATEUR RANKS (GGG) OR AS YOUNG PROS (CANELO) CAN REACH THE SAME HEIGHTS

Vasyl Lomachenko’s legendary amateur credentials earned him a title shot in only his second professional bout, in 2014. He lost that fight to Orlando Salido, a less talented, less skilled fighter with no amateur background to speak of.

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Middle Ground

THE RING RANKS ITS MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONS 1-31

Over the past 84 years, THE RING has crowned 31 champions at middleweight. Some have been more successful than others in terms of opposition faced and longevity. Some have had single standout victories. Six fighters have won our middleweight championship more than once.

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Fights of Fantasy

THREE EXPERTS – A FIGHTER, A TRAINER AND A MEDIA MEMBER – TELL YOU HOW A MYTHICAL MATCHUP WOULD PLAY OUT. THIS MONTH:

ANDRE WARD VS. ADONIS STEVENSON


Will opposites attack?

Andre Ward, the RING, IBF, WBA and WBO light heavyweight champion, is a god-fearing man, wholesome in every way, and an ambassador for the sport of boxing. Adonis Stevenson, the WBC titleholder, is a former pimp and ex-convict, Ward’s complete antithesis.

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The Road to Canelo-GGG

A timeline of the events that made the fight possible

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Canelo-GGG: Head to Head

When the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao superfight was made for May 2015 in Las Vegas, there was a feeling that...

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Best of Dougie’s Mailbag

Since 2001, RingTV.com Editor Doug Fischer has held an ongoing dialog – which occasionally becomes heated debate – with boxing...

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The Business of Mayweather-McGregor

HOW A FIGHT THAT MOST PEOPLE BELIEVE IS FARCICAL COULD BREAK ALL REVENUE RECORDS Dollar bills fell from the sky as...

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New Faces: Dmitry Bivol

NEXT IN LINE DMITRY BIVOL COULD TURN OUT TO BE ONE OF THE BEST FIGHTERS FROM THE FORMER SOVIET UNION One by...

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