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Dougie’s Friday mailbag

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24
Apr

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on the Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings heavyweight title bout and the future of the heavyweight division, more feedback on Ruslan Provodnikov’s bold stand against Lucas Matthysse, plus opinions on recent news and other boxing subjects and mythical matchups, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

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22
Apr

The Travelin’ Man returns to Verona…again-part II

In part two of Lee Groves’ latest journal, the Travelin’ Man breaks down the powerful spectacle that was Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov in Verona, NY.

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22
Apr

The Travelin’ Man returns to Verona…again-part I

RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves is once again on the move, returning to Verona NY. to work HBO’s split-site doubleheader featuring Terence Crawford-Thomas Dulorme and Lucas Matthysse-Ruslan Provodnikov.

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20
Apr

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fan share their thoughts on Lucas Matthysse’s hard-fought maj. decision over Ruslan Provodnikov, Andrzej Fonfara’s ninth-round stoppage of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Terence Crawford’s WBO 140-pound title-winning TKO of Thomas Dulorme, and other boxing subjects including mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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18
Apr

Lucas Matthysse edges determined Ruslan Provodnikov in a classic

THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse used accurate punching, excellent spacing, a consistent jab and an effective uppercut to bust up Ruslan Provodnikov en route to a 12-round majority decision, but it wasn’t easy. The Russian pressure fighter came on strong in the final rounds of the Fight of the Year candidate.

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18
Apr

Lucas Matthysse outslugs Ruslan Provodnikov to majority decision

The junior welterweight showdown between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov was billed as a can’t-miss slugfest, a guaranteed Fight of the Year, and the HBO-televised 12 rounder lived up to expectations with Matthysse earning a hard-fought decision over an incredibly resilient and determined Provodnikov.

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17
Apr

The pride of the Fighting Matthysses – part two

Lucas Matthysse was inspired to box by his older brother Walter, a former welterweight contender, and learned his craft alongside a current welterweight contender, Marcos Maidana. “If we both move to 147 pounds we’re going to get that offer,” Matthysse said about his former roommate, sparring partner, and occasional amateur opponent. Matthysse faces Ruslan Provodnikov tonight on HBO.

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17
Apr

Humble but motivated Provodnikov prepares for a brutal night

Junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov is motivated for Lucas Matthysse on Saturday in a fight that potentially has brutality written all over it.

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17
Apr

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans from around the world share their unbridled enthusiasm for tomorrow’s anticipated showdown between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, as well as thoughts on Leo Santa Cruz, the PBC, some really good mythical matchups and other subjects, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

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16
Apr

Provodnikov, Matthysse vow to bring their best on Saturday

The final press conference in advance of the anticipated Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse showdown took place on Thursday at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York, the site of the HBO “Boxing After Dark” main event on Saturday. Both punchers promised the best performances of their careers.

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