|Larry Merchant wasn’t thrilled with Guillermo Rigondeaux’s latest showcase: ‘I think I went to sleep in the second round’|
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
On Saturday night, Dec. 7, Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux again put on another clinic in outclassing former bantamweight titlist Joseph Agbeko inside of the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Rigondeaux, the sport’s reigning WBA and WBO junior featherweight champion, had his Ghanaian foe c Read Full Story >>>
The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Marcos Maidana, Adrien Broner, Josesito Lopez And Sam Soliman
By Alex McClintock , The Queensberry Rules, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
Who knew that Disney movies had such badass characters? Maybe they could make an animated movie about Marcos Maidana. It could be called “The Ballad Of El Chino.” I’d watch, but I guess it might scare the children.
Apart from The Ballad Of El Chino (AKA his welterweight fight with Adrien Broner), Read Full Story >>>
Q&A Stafford: Broner will speak Spanish, punish Marcos Maidana
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
SAN ANTONIO -- RingTV.com caught up to Mike Stafford, trainer of WBA welterweight titleholder Adrien "The Problem" Broner, for his thoughts on Saturday night's defense against hard-hitting Argentine Marcos Maida on Showtime from The Alamodome.
In July, on the heels of Broner's split-decision vic Read Full Story >>>
Nelson Mandela: The Loud And Silent 10 Count
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
If he were PPV, he’d offer it for your freedom with the proceeds going to your family.
I felt Nelson Mandela’s greatness by hearing about it while never really seeing it. And since “seeing is believing”, all you had to do was open your eyes and look into his.
A giant Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Watch: The cookie crumbles
By Edwin G. Espejo, Asian Correspondent, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
Is the glass tower slowly crumbling?
A report is out that the Internal Revenue Service of the US is after all running after Manny Pacquiao for tax deficiency to the tune of US$18.3 million covering the period between 2006 and 2010.
The IRS is the counterpart of the Philippines’ revenue body – Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO vs. MAYWEATHER IN NEW YORK?
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
After Manny Pacquiao’s one sided victory over the young but overly matched Brandon Rios of Oxnard, CA at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China a few weeks ago, fans and media alike again opened the possibility of finally having the m Read Full Story >>>
SHOWTIME VIDEO: MARCOS "EL CHINO" MAIDANA
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
Marcos "El Chino" Maidana is one of the most feared punchers in boxing today. He is also consistently amongst the most exciting fighters in the game, one who has specialized in Fight of the Year-worthy battles against t Read Full Story >>>
50 Cent moves from James Kirkland to Big Apple Boxing show Dec. 20
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
50 Cent moves from James Kirkland's Awesome performance to 'Big Apple Boxing' Dec. 20 at Resorts World Casino NYC
NEW YORK (December 10, 2013) - Boxing promoter/rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson intends to parlay Read Full Story >>>
NBA --Bobcats sting Warriors despite Curry's 43 points
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Charlotte Bobcats survived a 43-point explosion by Stephen Curry and narrowly beat the Golden State Warriors, 115-111, Monday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Kemba Walker came to the res Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Kings blow out Mavs, 112-97
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
CHICAGO -- The 1-2 punch of DeMarcus Cousins and Derrick Williams proved way too much for the visiting Dallas Mavericks to handle.
Cousins dropped 32 points and 19 boards and Williams pumped 31 more and the Kings ran ov Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: Still not interested in Manny Pacquiao, may change nickname?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
Floyd Mayweather, boxing's biggest star and the highest paid athlete in the world, may be ditching his moniker, "Money."
After turning pro in 1996, Floyd was originally dubbed 'Pretty Boy' due to his ability to fight without being marked.
No cuts, bruises or blemishes... The defensive maste Read Full Story >>>
Q&A: Marcos Maidana wants to 'demolish' Broner
By Anson Wainwright, RingTV.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
This Saturday will feature an intriguing welterweight showdown at the Alamodome, as Adrien Broner puts his WBA title on the line against Argentine Marcos Maidana.
The heavy-handed challenger admits the importance of the fight, saying via his manager Sebastián Contursi: “It’s a big fight for both Read Full Story >>>
James Kirkland: About to Be a Legend
By Gabriel Montoya, MaxBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
For the third time, James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland returned to the ring after an incarceration of sorts. The first time was at age 19 following his first round destruction of Russell Jordan as a 10-0 welterweight prospect. Kirkland’s trainer, Ann Wolfe, along with Donald “Pops” Billingsley, was s Read Full Story >>>
Another Strange Month for British Heavyweights
By Matt McGrain, Boxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
When our heavyweights go bad it is in the smallest and saddest of ways, as shown by Herbie Hide’s depressingly needless fall from grace…
British heavyweights don’t go bad like American heavyweights. Not for our biggest men the psychotically propelled self-hatred of the luminously pornographic Mik Read Full Story >>>
Rigondeaux's manager wants Donaire rematch, Lomanchenko
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
The manager of RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is looking for a big fight off the heels of his dominant victory over Joseph Agbeko last week.
Just not too big.
Gary Hyde, who manages the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Cuba, said that Rigondeaux (13-0, 8 knockouts Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Socked By IRS: YOU OWE US $18 MILLION!!!
TMZ.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
Manny Pacquiao has 18 MILLION new tax problems ... in addition to his $50 million tax fight in the Philippines ... and this time, it's Uncle Sam that's trying to force Manny to pay up.
TMZ Sports has obtained official documents which show the IRS claims Manny stiffed the government out of federa Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao and Andre Ward Get Some TMZ "Love"
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
Boxers are today getting some TMZ love, which is maybe not the sort of pub they want. Manny Pacquiao is featured today on the gossip site, and the story made me cringe, as it involved the dreaded IRS. TMZ says Pacman owes $18 million plus to Uncle Sam's collection agency, including over $8 million f Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER NOT CONVINCED MANNY PACQUIAO IS READY FOR A MEGA-FIGHT: "HE'S 1 AND 2 IN HIS LAST 3"
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
"Where we stand is this, Pacquiao is 1 and 2 in his last 3 fights. That's where we stand...Juan Manuel Marquez, a guy...when I took a little bit of time off, I took a 2-year vacation off, came back and fought Marquez, beat him, unanimous, easy decision; I guess Pacquiao and Marquez fought 3 or 4 tim Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan Impressed With Pacquiao’s Performance Against Rios, Feels Pacquiao Should Face Bradley
By Julio Garcia, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
Former world champion Amir Khan was really impressed Manny Pacquiao’s performance against Brandon Rios. Coming off a hard knockout loss and going into the ring against a hard puncher like Rios could have proven costly for Pacquiao but instead it was a great test for himself and his mind.
“I was q Read Full Story >>>
Marvin Hagler: “The best way to keep my anger inside me was to keep knocking these guys out until I got what I wanted”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Wed, 11 Dec 2013
Boxing legend and former undisputed Middleweight champion of the world Marvelous Marvin Hagler recently made a return appearance to “On The Ropes” to discuss his boxing career and also give his thoughts on the current landscape of the sport. Marvin talked about what lead him to get into boxing and Read Full Story >>>
TAPIA VOWS TO COME BACK
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
Glen Tapia (R), the former sparring partner of "Fighter of the Decade" Manny Pacquiao apparently wants to follow in Pacquiao's footsteps and come back from his 6th round TKO loss to tough James "Mandingo Warrior" Kirkland Read Full Story >>>
WBO VISITS TYPHOON-RAVAGED LEYTE
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
PALO, LEYTE--The World Boxing Organization (WBO), headed by its Asia Pacific Chairman Leon Panoncillo set foot here on Monday, bringing a busload of rice, water, brand-new clothing, slippers, canned goods and many other Read Full Story >>>
MAASIN CITY OPEN BOXING FOR THE BENEFIT OF YOLANDA VICTIMS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
With the indefinite postponement of Idol Boxing Series Part II, Maasin City will host an open boxing inviting places in Eastern Visayas which was hit by super typhoon Yolanda. The purpose of the boxing matches is to help Read Full Story >>>
Remembering Cornelio Padilla
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
Filipino Olympian and cycling legend Cornelio Padilla Jr. succumbed to heart failure last December 8 at the St. Luke’s Global Medical Center.
Padilla, who worked his way to earning a law degree by delivering newspapers in the Roces family-owned pre-Martial Law Manila Times chain of publications, Read Full Story >>>
Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez will face former world title challenger, David Quijano
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
One of Puerto Rico's upcoming stars, Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez ( 7-0, 5 KO's ) from Vega Baja, will face former world title contender David Quijano ( 15-3-1 , 9 KO's ) from Caguas in the duel scheduled for eight rounds at the super flyweight division ( 115lbs ) on Saturday, December 21 at the Cosme Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather claims that he has nothing negative to say about Manny Pacquiao in the wake of the Rios aftermath
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
During my recent conversation with Floyd Mayweather, the five-division world champion spoke on his scheduled return to the ring this coming May 3 in Las Vegas.
While not calling out any specific names for who he could be facing next, Mayweather did claim that whoever he meets is going to help him Read Full Story >>>
Mundine eyes 'Thriller in Manila' against Pacquiao
TVNZ, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
The date has been set for the launch of Anthony Mundine's bold quest to fight the likes of boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather by the end of 2014 - all he needs is an opponent.
Still buzzing from his recent TKO win over Shane Mosley, Mundine had no shortage of big names he wanted to fight by the Read Full Story >>>
Lem's latest: Magomed Abdusalamov out of coma
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
Nathan Lewkowicz, a promoter of Magomed "Mago" Abdusalamov, informed ESPN.com on Monday that the 32-year-old heavyweight's condition has improved to the point where he will be removed from the intensive care unit into a main room at New York's St. Luke's Hospital.
Abdusalamov had been returned t Read Full Story >>>
ALFREDO ANGULO FRONTRUNNER TO FACE CANELO ALVAREZ ON MARCH 8?
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
Sources close to the information have informed us that jr. middleweight contender Alfredo Angulo is the frontrunner to face former jr. middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez when he makes his return to the ring on March 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Scheduled to headline Read Full Story >>>
Ring Ratings Update: Rigondeaux climbs pound-for-pound rankings
By Chuck Giampa, RingTV.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
RING junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux defended his 122-pound titles with a unanimous shutout decision over former two-time bantamweight beltholder Joseph Agbeko during a busy weekend of boxing. The flawless Cuban climbed two spots on THE RING’s pound-for-pound top 10.
There was a Read Full Story >>>
Primo Carnera: Old Satchel Feet
By Norman Marcus , Boxing.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
New York gangster Owney Madden was always on the lookout for a new hook to pull in the suckers. He found it in Primo Carnera…
The man had many ring monikers throughout his boxing career. They all seemed to refer to his ponderous size and weight. In his prime he was 6’6” tall and weighed in at aro Read Full Story >>>
MANNY, MAYBE IT'S TIME TO CLEAN HOUSE
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 10 Dec 2013
Manny Pacquiao's name has been in the news lately, both for good and bad reasons. The boxing icon slash cultural figure of the Philippines has been the staple of media outlets in the country and overseas, with news t Read Full Story >>>
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