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THE BIGGEST PRIZE IN SPORTS Winning the heavyweight championship of the world is the hardest thing you can ever do, because...

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THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE

It’s seldom easy selecting Fighter of the Year, and doing so for 2017 was more difficult than usual because there wasn’t a clear frontrunner among the top candidates.

Vasyl Lomachenko, Terence Crawford, Mikey Garcia, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and Anthony Joshua all excelled at the highest level of the sport last year. But with the exception of Sor Rungvisai, all defeated opposition they were favored to beat.

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SAY HELLO TO THE FAN BOY

If you don’t follow boxing via the internet, you might not know who the hell I am. So, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Doug Fischer and I’ve covered boxing as a reporter, columnist and editor since the internet was still regarded as “new media.”

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The process of rating fighters is an inexact science, as I’ve written more than once. The RING divisional ratings are based...

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ENJOY HIM WHILE YOU CAN There are many good boxers in the world. There are a handful of excellent ones. And...

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GRUDGEMASTER ANGER WORKED FOR ME, BUT I WAS NEVER RECKLESS People keep asking me if the hate is real between Canelo Alvarez...

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LINARES-LOMACHENKO WAS BOXING DONE RIGHT What were your takeaways from the Jorge Linares-Vasiliy Lomachenko fight? Did Lomachenko’s 10th-round stoppage of the talented...

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MIKEY GARCIA 2.0 The departure of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the decline of Manny Pacquiao have opened the door for other,...

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A JOKE VS. A GEM Two big boxing events are coming up. One (Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor) is a...

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ON TOP OF THE WORLD The process of deciding who will appear on the cover of THE RING Magazine isn’t always...

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