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Ring Ratings Update: Gonzalez, Golovkin climb p4p rankings

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18
May

Ring Ratings Update: Gonzalez, Golovkin climb p4p rankings

RING/WBC flyweight champ Roman Gonzalez and WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin advanced in THE RING’s pound for pound rankings after the boxer-punchers extended their unbeaten records with knockouts against Edgar Sosa and Willie Monroe Jr.

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18
May

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans from around the world react to Gennady Golovkin’s sixth-round stoppage of Willie Monroe Jr. and Roman Gonzalez’s two-round demolition of Edgar Sosa, and share their thoughts on what might be next for both pound-for-pound players, plus other boxing subjects and mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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16
May

Gennady Golovkin stops brave Willie Monroe Jr. in six

Gennady Golovkin scored his 20th consecutive stoppage victory with a sixth-round technical knockout of the very game but out-gunned Willie Monroe Jr. on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Golovkin, who defended his WBA title for the 13th time, scored two knockdowns in Round 2 and one in Round 6.

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15
May

Edgar Sosa undaunted by Roman Gonzalez: ‘I have experience on my side’

As a Top 5 flyweight and former world titleholder, Edgar Sosa is no journeyman, but he’ll be up against a monster in pound-for-pounder Roman Gonzalez on Saturday.

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15
May

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe Jr. fight and the American underdog’s chances against the middleweight world-beater, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez’s HBO debut, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his most formidable possible future opponents, plus mythical matchups, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

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14
May

Is winning just a formality for GGG or is ‘The Mongoose’ a live dog?

Gennady Golovkin has such a mystique built around him at this point that a victory is pretty much a forgone conclusion, but underdog Willie Monroe Jr. isn’t coming on Saturday just to roll over. Golovkin’s trainer, Abel Sanchez, gives his take.

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12
May

Ivan Morales to face Danny Flores on Golovkin-Monroe undercard

Junior bantamweight prospect Ivan Morales, the younger brother of Erik Morales, will face Danny Flores, who is trained by Marco Antonio Barrera, in an eight-round bout on the undercard of the Gennady Golovkin-Willie Monroe, Jr. middleweight title bout on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., it was announced on Tuesday.

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11
May

Roman Gonzalez: ‘The only way to become better is to fight the best’

Not only will we see flyweight action on HBO this Saturday, we’re going to get it in high gear as RING champion Roman Gonzalez defends against former 108-pound titlist Edgar Sosa. Our own Anson Wainwright sat down with “Chocolatito” to get his thoughts on a huge opportunity.

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11
May

HBO’s Peter Nelson: ‘Roman Gonzalez is one of the brightest lights in boxing’

HBO executive Peter Nelson is echoing the sentiments of what many true fight fans have been insisting for years: It’s time to hail the little guys. And RING flyweight champion Roman Gonzalez leads the pack.

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24
Apr

Willie Monroe Jr. rejects WBC rules, keeps eye on Golovkin’s WBA title

The WBC sent out a scary-sounding press release that Willie Monroe Jr. would not comply with WBC safety rules ahead of his matchup with Gennady Golovkin, but it’s not as controversial as it sounds, according to his promoter.

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