|Ed Brown passes away from gunshot wound|
By Francisco Salazar, RingTV.com, Tue, 06 Dec 2016
One day after becoming the latest victim of Chicago’s endless gun violence, unbeaten welterweight Ed Brown passed away Sunday afternoon, manager Mike Cericola told RingTV.com.
Brown was 25 years of age.
“He’s gone. Ed passed away,” Cericola stated in a text message.
Brown was shot early Saturday Read Full Story >>>
PETALCORIN CAPTURES IBF PAN PACIFIC LIGHT FLYWEIGHT CROWN
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
GEN. SANTOS CITY, PHILIPPINES – Former world champion Randy “Razor” Petalcorin scored a knockdown in the 6th round to score a convincing unanimous decision against Arnold Garde and captured the vacant International Bo Read Full Story >>>
"Fighting Words" - Five Biggest Storylines From This Busy Coming Weekend
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
This coming weekend is nowhere near the biggest weekend in boxing this year. But it is one of the busiest. From early in the morning until late at night, you’ll be able to watch high-profile fights from several corners of the globe.
The day begins with a heavyweight title fight in New Zealand bet Read Full Story >>>
Bernard Hopkins vows December 17 will be the ‘Final 1’
World Boxing News, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
Former undisputed middleweight champion and two-time unified light-heavyweight title holder, Bernard Hopkins in on a mission to put a stamp on his legacy in the next two weeks.
Hopkins battles young Joe Smith Jr. on December 17 at The Forum in California just a month shy of his 52nd birthday in w Read Full Story >>>
KATSIDIS TO MCGREGOR: YOU WANT A TEST IN YOUR BOXING DEBUT, I'M YOUR MAN
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
THE BOXING WORLD IS A BUZZ WITH NEWS UFC MEGASTAR CONOR MCGREGOR has been granted a boxing license in the state of California. It's the beginning of speculation of a possible showdown with boxing's number one man Floyd Read Full Story >>>
What's next for Vasyl Lomachenko?
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
A couple of years ago, many opined that Nicholas “The Axe Man” Walters would defeat Vasyl Lomachenko.
“The Axe Man” had just recently knocked out world champion Nonito Donaire in six brutal rounds. Walters’ long jab was stinging, and his punches were sleep-inducing.
Lomachenko, the bab Read Full Story >>>
Exclusive: Paulie Malignaggi discusses Conor McGregor sparring video, the Dana White factor
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
Two-weight world champion Paulie Malignaggi has questioned whether Conor McGregor’s boxing career will even get off the ground in 2017 as the lightweight title holder is currently tied to UFC.
McGregor, 28, has received a license to box by the California State Athletic Commission, although is cur Read Full Story >>>
PETALCORIN BACK IN THE TITLE HUNT AND BRAWL AT THE MALL RESULTS
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
Two years ago, Randy Petalcorin was on top of the world. He gave a dominating performance inside Shanghai’s Mercedes Benz Arena in front of boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and stopped Panamanian Walter Tello in seven rounds for the WBA Read Full Story >>>
The One Game We’d All Want for Christmas… If It Existed
By Jordan Seward, Boxing Insider, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
If you’re an avid boxing fan and a gaming enthusiast the one game you’d have to have at the top of your Christmas list this year would be the new EA Sports boxing game … if only it existed.
Since EA Sports launched Fight Night Champion in 2011 boxing as a sport has dramatically increased in popula Read Full Story >>>
Welterweight prospect Ed Brown in critical condition after shooting
By Francisco Salazar, RingTV.com, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
Unbeaten welterweight Ed Brown is fighting for his life after he was shot early Saturday morning in a Chicago suburb.
According to co-manager Mike Cericola, Brown was dropping off his sister at her home in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the city’s west side before 1:30 a.m. when three gun Read Full Story >>>
WBC Diamond belt on the line, McGuigan predicts more convincing Frampton rematch win
World Boxing News, Mon, 05 Dec 2016
Promoter Barry McGuigan believes the stage is set for Carl Frampton to rubberstamp his previous victory over Leo Santa Cruz on January 28.
Frampton scored a career-best win over the Mexican-American over the summer and heads into the return next month full of confidence having never lost in an im Read Full Story >>>
PETALCORIN DOMINATES GARDE IN GENSAN, EYES IBF CHAMP YAEGASHI
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
Former WBA Interim world light flyweight champion Randy Petalcorin won by wide unanimous decision over Arnold Garde over twelve rounds and captured the IBF Pan-Pacific light flyweight title in General Santos Sunday nigh Read Full Story >>>
Bacolod boxing officials call Cebu colleagues’ claims unethical
By Jerome S. Galunan Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
BACOLOD CITY - Professional boxing referees and judges in Bacolod City broke their silence – calling their Cebu colleague’s accusations malicious and unethical.
International referee and judge Dan Nietes, late last Read Full Story >>>
Filipino boxer Jayar Inson stuns Japanese foe, wins minor title
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
MANILA, Philippines - Filipino boxer Jayar Inson acclimated well enough to a two-division jump in weight, knocking out Japanese fighter Ryota Yada in 7 rounds at the EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan on Sunday, December 4.
Inson (13-0, 9 knockouts) of Panabo City in Davao del Norte, Philippines dropped Read Full Story >>>
Jack Tepora takes grassroots approach to contender status
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
MANILA, Philippines – Jack Tepora has the sort of boxing record that you’d usually see from a fighter headlining on PBC or Solo Boxeo cards in the United States. The 23-year-old Filipino boxer has remained unbeaten in his four years as a pro, building his record to 19-0 (14 knockouts) while his body Read Full Story >>>
McGregor: F*** Mayweather's Manager, I Hold All The Numbers!
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
UFC champion Conor McGregor was fired up after reading some of the statements from Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, who brushed off the news that the MMA superstar recently obtained a boxing in the state of California.
McGregor received the license on Wednesday and attempted to obtain a Read Full Story >>>
Oscar De La Hoya -- 'Guess What ... I'm Single' (VIDEO)
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
TMZ SPORTS -- Oscar De La Hoya has proclaimed himself single -- which apparently means his longtime marriage to pop singer Millie Corretjer is down for the count.
Oscar made the announcement while partying at 1 OAK nightclub on Read Full Story >>>
Murat Gassiev dethrones Denis Lebedev, Troyanovsky iced
By Tom Gray, RingTV.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
Officially add Murat Gassiev to the list of terrifying cruiserweights who you would go out of your way to avoid on a dark night.
The Russian power-puncher scored a 12-round split decision over countryman Denis Lebedev to claim the IBF 200-pound title in Moscow on Saturday and made a red-hot cruis Read Full Story >>>
John Scully: “Floyd Mayweather is just a cut above Manny Pacquiao. Personally, I hope they never fight again!”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
Boxing trainer and analyst “Iceman” John Scully is currently working with Arthur Beterbeiv, an undefeated light heavyweight contender. I had a chance to speak with John ahead of Beterbeiv’s upcoming bout against Isidro Ranoni Prieto to get his views on how training has gone for the fight. Scully als Read Full Story >>>
DIALE, GOMERA ARE CHAMPS ANEW
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY (Dec. 4) – Ardin “The Jackal”” Diale and Jilbert Gomera are champions again.
Diale, a former Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) flyweight champion scored a convincing unanimous decision vict Read Full Story >>>
ABRAHAM LOPEZ SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS NABA FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE IN LA FIGHT CLUB'S FINAL 2016 EDITION
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
ACTION PACKED UNDERCARD FEATURES SIX STRAIGHT KNOCKOUTS IN FRONT OF NEARLY SOLD OUT BELASCO THEATER
LOS ANGELES (December 2, 2016) In the final LA FIGHT CLUB of 2016, Abraham "Chamaco" Lopez (22-0-1, 15 KOs) def Read Full Story >>>
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
JHACK Tepora wants his shot at a world title following an impressive fifth round stoppage of tough Indonesian Galih Susanto last Friday night in the main event of "Who's Next?" 3 at the Mandaue City Sports and Cultural Complex.
"I'm ready," said the 21-year-old Tepora, who snagged the vacant Wor Read Full Story >>>
JHACK JACKS IT UP
By Calvin Cordova, Cebu Daily News, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
Jhack Tepora is eager to take on the big guns. And if there were doubts on his ability to take on the humongous challenge, the face of the Omega Boxing Gym may have erased all that last Friday night.
Tepora kept his immaculate slate intact while pocketing a second regional title as he scored a re Read Full Story >>>
Wide World of Boxing: Joshua vs. Molina
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
Molina’s fight against Wilder will be used as a measuring stick to determine how Joshua might fare against the big man from Tuscaloosa…
On Saturday, December 10, at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom, IBF World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (17-0- 17 KOs), the up Read Full Story >>>
Boxing In The Post Floyd Mayweather Era
By Sean Crose, Boxing Insider, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
It’s said former pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather is happy in retirement. Indeed, the longer the man stays out of the ring – it’s been well over a year at this point – the less of a chance it seems that he’ll go back to the fight game. Sorry, Manny. Sorry, Conor. Sorry, Floyd fans. Sorry, all o Read Full Story >>>
Ex-Mayweather opponent Mosley: McGregor has balls of steel, but I’d whoop him!
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
In the wake of UFC Champion Conor McGregor revealing his targets for a boxing debut, one of those said former Floyd Mayweather opponents has given a swift reply to WBN.
‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley, who rocked Mayweather in 2010 before losing a decision, has reacted to McGregor wanting to test the boxing Read Full Story >>>
Boxing is dead? What's really killing the sport
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
Is boxing dead in the U.S?
While boxing is enjoying a renaissance of sorts in Europe, especially Germany, Poland, Russia and the UK, the sport seems to have faded in the U.S.
So has MMA taken the focus off boxing?
Answer: Not so much.
Keep in mind, Floyd Mayweather was the highest paid a Read Full Story >>>
Big Donaire fan claims Davao City’s lone boxing gold
By June Navarro, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
TAGUM CITY—Davao City’s Junmilardo Ogayre has an odd choice for a boxing hero considering that most fight fans his age idolize international superstar Manny Pacquiao.
“I like Nonito Donaire better. I want to become like him someday,” said Ogayre, who simulated the power and timing of the “Filipin Read Full Story >>>
This Week In Boxing Biz: Lomachenko's Next Opponent, Mayweather's Paycheck, Ward-Kovalev PPV Buys
By Josh Katzowitz, Forbes.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2016
Vasyl Lomachenko dominated Nicholas Walters in an absolute absurd manner last week, making the previously undefeated junior lightweight quit and leaving a permanent stain on his career because of it, but Lomachenko also showed that, at this point, he looks indestructible.
He’s not, of course. He Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER VS A FEW OF “TBE” FIGHTERS
By Ralph Rimpell, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 03 Dec 2016
For those of you who have clicked open this article to find out what “TBE” stands for, it’s an acronym for “The Best Ever” (TBE). This is a self-bestowed title Floyd Mayweather Jr. has given himself after years of success in the squa Read Full Story >>>
Twin Vegas shame and scandal
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 03 Dec 2016
There was the hideous partisanship of the judges that dealt the sharp and strong Russian boxer Sergei Kovalev his first defeat. Kovalev, who scored a knockdown and was dominant, also got robbed of his world light heavyweight Read Full Story >>>
GENSAN’S BRAWL AT THE MALL: PETALCORIN AND GARDE MAKE WEIGHT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 03 Dec 2016
Sanman boxer Randy Petalcorin, a former WBA interim light flyweight world titlist, is set for his first fight in Gen. Santos City in more than five years when he takes on Arnold Garde this December 4 at the Robinson’s Read Full Story >>>
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