|Undefeated Kyrone Davis set to face Jonathan Garcia this Saturday at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia|
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Philadelphia, PA --This Saturday night at the 2300 Arena, undefeated Middleweight Kyrone Davis will take on veteran Jonathan Garcia in a 6-round bout on a show promoted by King's Promotions.
The main event will see undefeated Prichard Colon (12-0, 10 KO's) of Orocovis, Puerto Rico taking on Hecto Read Full Story >>>
Boxing manager Adrian Clark releases mini documentary Adrian Clark: Before The Bell on Youtube
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Dallas, TX (January 28, 2015)--Up and coming boxing manager Adrian Clark has released a mini documentary that chronicles a week in the life of his career as he leads up to a fight.
The Documentary is titled Adrian Clark: Before The Bell
Clark of Dallas, Texas has quickly become one of the bri Read Full Story >>>
Robinson Castellanos Wins Big in San Antonio on golden boy live!
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Castellanos conquers the WBC Silver Featherweight Title and becomes the WBC Featherweight Mandatory Challenger
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27) - Starting off 2015 with impressive Golden Boy Live! show in Philadelphia on Jan. 20, Read Full Story >>>
Paragua, Ondangan, Sevilla, Nouri shine in US chess tourneys
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Filipino chessers were recently named as most outstanding players in separate tournaments in the United States.
Grandmaster Mark Paragua won his fifth chess title in the Big Apple. He finished a tie for first with GM Michael Rohde after tallying 3.5 points apiece last January 25. He beat Joseph Z Read Full Story >>>
CARIASO REJOINS ALASKA AS ASSISTANT COACH
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
Jeffrey Cariaso has returned to Alaska as an assistant coach following a forgettable stint as head coach of Barangay Ginebra who, at the end of the All Filipino Conference replaced “The Jet” with come-backing Ato Agustin.
Cariaso, t Read Full Story >>>
Boxing Insider Notebook: Pacquiao, Sulaiman, De La Hoya, Price, Canelo, Kirkland and more..
By William Holmes, Boxing Insider, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The following is the Boxing Insider notebook for the week of January 20th to January 27th, covering the comings and goings in the sport of boxing that you might have missed.
Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland Set for May 2nd
Canelo Alvarez has found an opponent for May 2nd after his negotiation Read Full Story >>>
What The Mayweather-Pacquiao Face-to-Face Means to Fans
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The internet exploded Tuesday night when reports began to emerge that, not only were Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather sitting courtside at the same Miami Heat game, but that they also had a brief face-to-face meeting at halftime.
Soon, video and still images emerged of this generation’s two gr Read Full Story >>>
Online reactions to Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao meeting in Miami
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
The internet world is buzzing over Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather once again, and this time over something that is of actual substance.
Turns out that both Mayweather and Pacquiao were present inside of the American Airlines Arena in Miami for the Heat-Bucks game that evening. The Heat organ Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather drops by at Pacquiao’s hotel for brief chat
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Did Manny and Floyd already seal the deal?
After their unprecedented meeting inside the American Airlines Arena in Florida during a basketball game, Floyd Mayweather personally went to the hotel where Manny Pacquiao is staying and chatted with the Filipino boxer, a radio rep Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather fight rumors fly as pair meet, speak at halftime of Miami Heat game
By Mitch Abramson, New York Daily News, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
The long-awaited meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally took place — kind of.
The two fighters had an impromptu get-together at halftime of the Heat-Bucks game Tuesday night in Miami, giving hope that the bout that everybody has been hoping to see for years might actuall Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather and Pacquiao exchange phone numbers at Heat game
By Associated Press, philly.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
MIAMI (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met - in person.
And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring.
The fighters were both sitting courtside, directly across from one another, at a Miami Heat game on Tuesday night. Mayweather went over to Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather agree to start talks over mega-fight after meeting at basketball in Miami
By James Andrew, Daily Mail (UK), Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Boxing superstars Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao moved a stage closer to a much anticipated mega-fight after meeting for the first time at a basketball game in Miami and agreeing to start negotiations over a $300million (£200m) bout.
Mayweather went over to Pacquiao at half-time of the Miam Read Full Story >>>
Quijano: State of Philippine boxing, 2015 (Conclusion)
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
BASED on what they have achieved the past year, it is beyond doubt that the fistic capabilities of our fighters are definitely of world-class ilk.
What has not been commensurate has been the capacities of local promoters to come up with boxing events and cards that will showcase local talent on Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER CONFRONTS MANNY PACQUIAO AND MICHAEL KONCZ FACE-TO-FACE; TELLS THEM
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Earlier tonight, undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao met face-to-face for the first time ever during halftime of the Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA game. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, upon receiving confirmation th Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather and Pacquiao come face to face for the first time
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Boxing rivals, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao both verbalized their desire to face each other. For more than five years now, the meeting never came to fruition.
And then tonight, as spectato Read Full Story >>>
Al Haymon Is The Wizard Oz, Follow his Yellow Brick Road?
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Al Haymon has recently announced his new boxing series “Premier Boxing Champions” (PBC). This series will be on NBC, NBC Sports Network, and Spike TV. To most of the world, this is nothing more than an interesting little blip on a sports landscape that includes Tom Brady’s deflated balls and Super B Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO, MAYWEATHER AT HEAT V BUCKS GAME IN MIAMI
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Are the wheels of the promotional train of the highly anticipated fight of the century starting to roll?
Boxing superstars Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather (pictured) are courtside during Tuesday night's game Read Full Story >>>
Boxing stars Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao chat briefly at NBA game
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Manny Pacquiao happened to have a free day in Miami on Tuesday and decided to go to the Heat-Bucks game at American Airlines Arena. Pacquiao, who is a player/coach in the Philippine Basketball League, is friends with Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra.
But Pacquiao wasn't the only prominent boxer to atten Read Full Story >>>
EL NIÑO VS. EL DOLAR IN PINOY PRIDE 29
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Jason “El Niño” Pagara will strive to prove that he is ready for a world title fight when he defends his World Boxing Organization international junior welterweight crown against Mexican Cesar “El Dolar” Chavez as the Read Full Story >>>
Five Fiery Fights For 2015
By Sergio Luis Martinez, Boxing Insider, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
It is still early in the year, but never too early to build a wish list. After looking around, I found a few contests that would be nice to see sometime this year. I understand opinions are like a certain orifice in our bodies – everyone has one. Still, here we go:
Guillermo “Chacal” Rigondeaux Read Full Story >>>
New York City boxing leader Tony Mazzarella has passed away
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
NEW YORK CITY (Jan. 27, 2015) - New York City boxing leader Tony Mazzarella passed away after a long illness this past Monday at the age of 75.
During his long career in boxing, Mazzarella was a former New York State Athletic Com Read Full Story >>>
Team Fight to Walk begins Pushups for Paralysis!
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
New York, NY (January 27, 2015) –Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson and Team Fight to Walk have started the Pushups for Paralysis challenge. Melson created the challenge to assist fundraising efforts for America’s first clinical trial to help cure Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries.
Yesterday, Melson, wh Read Full Story >>>
Chavez: Arum Can Say 1000 Things, He Won't Stop Me!
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Former WBC middleweight champion Julio César Chávez Jr. appeared on the program A los Golpes and discussed his upcoming fight with Andrzej Fonfara on April 18th. The fight is taking place at a catch-weight, reportedly at 172-pounds. The location, American/Mexico television networks and venue are st Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Fights James Kirkland
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Can Kirkland make up for lost time, put his baggage aside, and fight as he’s capable of fighting against Canelo?
With the fight between Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs)) and Miguel Cotto having fallen by the wayside due to financial concerns, Golden Boy’s ever resourceful Oscar De La Hoya reac Read Full Story >>>
Ring Muggings: Part Fourteen
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Norris vs. Mugabi (March 31, 1990)
Norris vs. Gatti (September 9, 1993)
“I knock him out.”-John Mugabi
On March 17, 1985, mugger extraordinaire John “The Beast” Mugabi, , moved to 25-0 with all 25 wins coming by way of KO. His victim on that date was another KO artist by the name of Earl Harg Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs Pacquiao - Make It Or Cut the Cord....Now
By Marc Livitz, The Sweet Science, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Nearly six hundred years have passed since the mechanical movable printing press was introduced to Europe by Johannes Gutenberg. It's widely recognized as one of the most important inventions of all time. Likewise, Timothy Berners-Lee had an idea somewhere around a quarter century ago to link the wo Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum Gives Update on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao
By Steve Kim, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
As we are now into the last week of January, there is still no deal between Floyd Mayweather to face Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd. It's been made clear by Pacquiao and his side that this would be the last week to make this long-awaited fight come to fruition.
Bob Arum, the chairman of Top Rank, whic Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: Is the 'Money' man's stock free-fallin' faster than a Tom Petty melody?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
The popular song Free Fallin' is the opening track from Tom Petty's 1989 solo album, Full Moon Fever.
And while interpretations of the song's meaning vary, I think it describes Petty's changing feelings about an ex-girlfriend he broke up with awhile back.
At first, perhaps too consumed by h Read Full Story >>>
Fight fans restive as deadline for Mayweather fight nears
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Three days before the expiration of the January 31 deadline for Floyd Mayweather to sign the contract for the fight that the unbeaten American boxer has set for May 2 against Manny Pacquiao, fight fans have been restive as the deadline draws near.
Last month, Mayweather announced in a televise Read Full Story >>>
Rios-Alvarado III Draws More Than 1.2 Million Viewers
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Brandon Rios resurrected his career while putting the proverbial nail in the coffin for Mike Alvarado, stopping his longtime friendly rival after three rounds of one-sided action in their January 24 rubber match at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado.
While the bout was an anti-climactic con Read Full Story >>>
Provodnikov Still in Running For Pacquiao Fight
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Don’t block off that date and tussle in your head just yet, boxing addicts.
The Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse potentiality, a lead dog as potential Fight of the Year for 2015, IF it comes off, is in the works. But there is still a distance to go, and terrain to deal with, and possibly shifti Read Full Story >>>
Efforts under way to save MP-Floyd bout
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
Last-minute efforts are being undertaken to save the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather super fight from getting shelved.
After days and weeks of criticizing each other for not doing enough to make the fight, the camp of Pacquiao has opted to remain silent apparently after receiving an order from so Read Full Story >>>
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