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Ryan O'Hara, The Ring Magazine

Alexander Povetkin announces retirement: ‘The years take their toll

Alexander Povetkin is walking off into the sunset. The former two-time heavyweight title challenger and 2004 Olympic gold medalist announced his retirement during a news conference in St. Petersburg, ..

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Ryan O'Hara, The Ring Magazine

Shakur Stevenson shuts out Jeremiah Nakathila but fails to impress

Shakur Stevenson told Jeremiah Nakathila that he would never lose to a cop, and he backed up his claim on Saturday, but failed to impress. Stevenson, a highly-touted rising star and 2016 U.S. Olympic ..

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Ryan O'Hara, The Ring Magazine

Jose Pedraza stops Julian Rodriguez in eight rounds

The veteran welcomed his younger pupil to his boxing masterclass. Former two-division champion Jose Pedraza handed Julian Rodriguez his first loss in a dominating eighth-round stoppage at Virgin Hotel..

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Tom Gray, The Ring Magazine

Jeremias Ponce floors Lewis Ritson three times, scores 10th-round stoppage

Argentinian junior welterweight Jeremias Ponce increased his unbeaten record to 28-0 and secured a career-best triumph by stopping Lewis Ritson in 10 rounds at the Eagles Community Arena in Newcastle,..

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Ryan Songalia, The Ring Magazine

Raphael Akpejiori, Armani Almestica score early KOs in Orlando

ORLANDO — Florida-based prospects Raphael Akpejiori and Armani Almestica made short work of their opponents Friday night, while a couple of out-of-town fighters suffered their first defeats. Akp..

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