|NBA -- Nets rip Clippers, win 3 straight|
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 14 Dec 2013
CHICAGO -- After a horrid start to their season, the Brooklyn Nets have quietly won three games a row following a 102-93 triumph over the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Behind Read Full Story >>>
NBA - Aldridge dazzles with 31, Blazers ground Rockets
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 14 Dec 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Power forward LaMarcus Aldridge had one of the finest performances in his young career, scoring 31 points and grabbing 25 rebounds to lead the Portland Trail Blazers past the Houston Rockets, 111-104, Th Read Full Story >>>
OGOGO VS BLACKWELL AT LONDON'S EXCEL ARENA DEC 14
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 14 Dec 2013
2012 BRITISH OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST ANTHONY OGOGO CLOSES OUT 2013 THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 WHEN HE FACES OFF AGAINST DANIEL BLACKWELL AT LONDON'S EXCEL ARENA
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 13) - 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist Anthony Ogogo will be back in action this Sat., Dec. 14 in the ExCel Arena in Lond Read Full Story >>>
Adrien Broner feeling confident ahead of defence of WBA welterweight crown against Marcos Maidana
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, Sat, 14 Dec 2013
Boxing's biggest broadcaster of braggadocio, the three-weight world champion Adrien Broner has insisted he is the natural heir to Floyd Mayweather’s coveted pound-for-pound throne, on the eve of defending his World Boxing Association welterweight crown against Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana.
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BIR may end up collecting nothing from Pacquiao
By Marvyn N. Benaning, Business Mirror, Sat, 14 Dec 2013
A TAX expert has warned that Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim S. Jacinto-Henares runs the risk of collecting not a single red centavo from United Nationalist Alliance Rep. Manny Pacquiao of Sarangani for his supposed deficiency tax in 2008 and 2009.
Lawyer Frederick Capitan, a former chief of th Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan vs Manny Pacquiao: Common sparring partner said Khan much faster
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Sat, 14 Dec 2013
Fans, writers, pundits and trainers offer insight about fighters and match-ups but no one can really break it down like a sparring partner who has actually been in the ring with those fighters.
In November 2011, when Manny Pacquiao was still viewed by many as the top pound-for-pound fighter, Ko Read Full Story >>>
Ann Wolfe: Boxing's Most Underrated Trainer
By Gabriel Montoya, MaxBoxing.com, Sat, 14 Dec 2013
Last Saturday night, former world champion-turned-trainer Ann Wolfe’s most renowned pupil, James Kirkland capped off his latest prodigal son act by stopping favorite Glen Tapia in six violent rounds. In the wake of that victory following a 20-month layoff, Kirkland has once again become a hot proper Read Full Story >>>
Boxing’s removal from Palaro slammed
By Jester P. Manalastas, Journal Online, Sat, 14 Dec 2013
AS a boxing aficionado, Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has expressed objection to a proposal of removing amateur boxing from Palarong Pambansa.
The proposal was raised following an accident where a teen boxer was now in state of comatose after he was hit during amateur bout.
But Pacquiao said b Read Full Story >>>
Broner vs. Maidana: Will Chino shut Broner's mouth or will Adrian’s speed be too much of a problem for Marcos?
By Chris Carlson, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
The old saying "If you build it they will come" rings true for boxing.
In 2013 the two biggest networks and promoters have improved the quality of their product despite engaging in a Cold War.
Both networks ha Read Full Story >>>
TIME PERSON OF THE YEAR POPE FRANCIS IS A SPORTS FAN
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Pope Francis has been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2013. According to Huffington Post, this was not a complete surprise as the Pontiff was also the most talked about name on Facebook, the most Read Full Story >>>
ROTA KO’D IN 1ST ROUND OF WBC ASIA BOXING COUNCIL TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Filipino Giovani Rota has been knocked out in the first round of a WBC Asia Boxing Council welterweight title fight in Samut Sakhon, Thailand in another terrible mismatch.
Former two division world champion Sirimongkol Singwancha who has a recvord of 74-2 with 46 knockouts made short work of Rota Read Full Story >>>
Lawmakers to Pacquiao: Sit down with lawyers
Tempo, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Manila, Philippines – Lawmakers urged yesterday Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao “to take time off his busy schedule” and “seriously” sit down with his lawyers and accountants to address his tax woes.
AKO Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe and Deputy Majority Leader and Citizens Battle against
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'Pacman had no accounting organization'
By Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN News, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
GLENDALE, California - Tax woes are nothing new for the boxing champ Manny Pacquiao. However, a 2011 lawsuit brought on by his former accountants may have foreshadowed the Pacman's global battle against the taxman.
Legal documents show that Pacquiao brought several years' worth of unorganized tax Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao says tax allegations a smear campaign
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
REDWOOD CITY, California – Manny Pacquiao believes people out to damage his reputation are bringing out reports of his alleged tax deficiencies.
Pacquiao denied having unfulfilled tax duties in the US worth $18 million from 2006 to 2010, as reported by celebrity website, TMZ.
The Pacman’s tax Read Full Story >>>
Robert Garcia says Brandon Rios is ‘good’ following his loss; feels a Pacquiao-Bradley rematch should happen
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
On Nov. 23, former lightweight titlist Brandon Rios had a rough go of things when he stepped inside of the Venetian Resort’s Coati Arena in Macau, China to face off with Manny Pacquiao.
Rios was soundly out boxed over the course of twelve rounds by the Filipino icon, as Pacquiao was simply too sh Read Full Story >>>
Marvin Hagler: “Pacquiao would be a little nervous about being stopped or knocked out again if he fought Mayweather”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. It is a fight that has been talked about for over 5 years now, but with both sides failing to come to terms in the past, and Pacquiao meeting defeat twice, talk of the fight seemed all but dead. Now with Manny Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, it is a fight that has been talked about Read Full Story >>>
[PHOTO] NOTICE OF FEDERAL TAX LIEN ISSUED AGAINST EMMANUEL D. PACQUIAO
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Earlier this week, TMZ confirmed a FightHype.com report stating that multi-division world champion Manny Pacquiao owed the Internal Revenue Service upwards of $18 million in back taxes. According to TMZ, they had obtained "official documents" proving that Pacquiao failed to pay taxes from 2006 to 20 Read Full Story >>>
Farenas eyes win, shot at world crown
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
MANILA, Philippines - Losing isn’t an option for battled-scarred southpaw Michael (Hammer Fists) Farenas as the Sorsogon brawler takes on Mexico’s unpredictable Jesus (Chito) Rios in a 12-round bout headlining a 12-fight card promoted by MAG Pacman at the Solaire Resort Hotel and Casino tonight.
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Amir Khan anxiously waiting for Floyd Mayweather to say jump as money talks and business rules in world of boxing
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Amir Khan was a ringside analyst in Brooklyn on Saturday night for a card he was expected to be fighting on - against International Boxing Federation champion Devon Alexander.
Instead, Alexander lost his defence against Shawn Porter with the winner now expected to face Kell Brook, of Sheffield, Read Full Story >>>
ADRIEN BRONER vs. MARCOS MAIDANA FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES (PHOTOS)
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
“You never know, maybe I have to sit in there and brawl it out with this guy for 12 rounds. Maybe I mess him up in two. Maybe one.” – Broner
“They might say Broner is one of the best, but I don’ think he is.” – Read Full Story >>>
PHOTO: BRONER WORKOUT IN SAN ANTONIO
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Undefeated WBA Welterweight World Champion Adrien Broner poses on December 11, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas at the open workout for his December 14, 2013 world title defense against former WBA Intercontinental Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather still avoiding fight with Manny Pacquiao
By Dan Hunter, Crunch Sports, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Fans of Manny Pacquiao and serious boxing fans across the world will be disappointed - though not surprised - by the news coming out of Las Vegas this week.
Despite the fact tha Read Full Story >>>
A possibly 'toned-down' Adrien Broner still as confident as ever
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Richard Schaefer, the Golden Boy Promotions CEO, needed to have a chat with Adrien Broner. For months, Schaefer had been receiving complaints about the unbeaten boxer's antics, from releasing sex tapes to vulgar rants on social media to a video of him flushing money down a toilet.
A news confer Read Full Story >>>
Don't take tax woes lightly, Belmonte tells Pacquiao
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
MANILA, Philippines - Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. urged yesterday world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao not to take his tax woes lightly.
“You know, seriously, we cannot talk cavalierly about taxes,” he said. “The better way is to confront them and he needs a good accountant Read Full Story >>>
The Crazy Story Of How A Fan Snuck Into The Ring Following A Recent Manny Pacquiao Fight
By Cork Gaines, Business Insider, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Following the recent fight between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios, a man in a bright green suit was seen wondering around the ring during the post-fight interviews. It turns out that man was just a fan and he wasn't supposed to be there.
Now, in a video posted to YouTube, a man claims to be that Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio: The web of spin
By Robbie Bannatyne, GIVEMESPORT, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
In contemporary society, the mainstream media’s engine runs almost entirely from the fuel of the PR pump, which spins stories and set agendas to suit the capitalist desires of the political and corporate elite.
Unfortunately, this culture of spin has long since pervaded the sporting arena and is Read Full Story >>>
Broner Has no Problems
By Gabriel Montoya, MaxBoxing.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
WBC lightweight and WBA welterweight champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner seemingly has no problems these days. He’s signed with Al Haymon, promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, televised by Showtime and on his way to becoming a main event pay-per-view fighter whether boxing fans or the marketplace agr Read Full Story >>>
Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana: The Dark Side of "The Danger Zone"
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
I’ve crossed paths with lions
He still hasn’t fought with men.
He hasn’t beat anyone yet to be a star
The cow has messed with the bull.
Marcos Maidana, on Adrien Broner
He also went on to say thing like I want to “demolish him”. This of course, is owed to the prodigious mouth of WBA w Read Full Story >>>
Adrien Broner: 'Real, straight up and uncut'
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
SAN ANTONIO -- WBA welterweight titleholder Adrien "The Problem" Broner waded through a sea of onlookers on Wednesday, many of whom had, moments earlier, craned their necks to see the undefeated fighter throwing punches at an imaginary opponent while dancing around a constructed ring at Market Squar Read Full Story >>>
Maidana Says He Is Broner’s Biggest Test to Date and He Will Be Going for the Knockout
By James Myhre, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3 31KOs) burst on to the main stream boxing scene after stopping the highly touted prospect at the time, Victor Ortiz in 2009. He has played the part of underdog in almost all his fights since. Maidana is 3-1 in his fights since his move up to welterweight. Once again M Read Full Story >>>
Does Floyd Mayweather Need Manny Pacquiao to Legitimize His Legacy?
By Paul Magno, Yahoo! Sports, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
COMMENTARY | There's no shortage of points and counterpoints in the seemingly endless Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao debate. At this point, it's not even a matter of who would win in the ring. The biggest, most heated debate has to do with why this fight hasn't happened and who, exactly, is to Read Full Story >>>
Arum Understands Marquez's Stance On Pacquiao Fight
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
As much as Bob Arum would prefer it if Juan Manuel Marquez would change his mind, Marquez’s co-promoter understands why Marquez hasn’t agreed to fight Manny Pacquiao a fifth time.
“Unlike many of these fighters, Marquez is an accountant,” Arum said. “He saved much of his money and made some very Read Full Story >>>
All I want For Christmas Are These Ten Fights: the Best Match-Up’s In Boxing
By Tyson Bruce, Boxing Insider, Fri, 13 Dec 2013
*In composing this fantasy list of match-ups I choose to ignore (although its briefly discussed throughout) the Golden Boy-Top Rank ‘Cold War’, as a mean to, if nothing else, highlight its negative effects on the sport. I also used each fighter only once, meaning they cannot appear in multiple match Read Full Story >>>
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