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Open Letter to Floyd Mayweather
By Christian Giudice,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
This has nothing to do with the things that you believe define you. It has more to do with your legacy, both in and out of the ring… Dear Floyd: I believe that this could be your year. No, this is not about being the best boxer in the world, again. No, it’s not about improving pay-per-view num  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao will win in first encounter against Mayweather
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
While Floyd Mayweather has not signed the contract to fight Manny Pacquiao, fight fans who are privy to the ongoing fight negotiations believe that the long-delayed fight is bound to happen on May 2 as Mayweather had earlier announced. In a few days, discussions will shift to the merits of the  Read Full Story >>>

If Floyd won’t fight, it’s Pacquiao vs Khan
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
If Floyd Mayweather opts to pick a dancing partner other than Manny Pacquiao on May 2, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum revealed yesterday that the Filipino star will have his much-awaited ring return on May 30. Arum told ESPN while he was presiding over a major show there that Khan is indeed the s  Read Full Story >>>

Rios - Alavarado Trilogy falls flat
By Charles Saunders,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
SONAHR: BLOOMFIELD, Colorado - January 25, 2015 - So much for the second coming of the thrill-a-minute trilogy between Micky Ward and the late Arturo Gatti, which had fight fans on the edge of their seats during the early years of this century. Saturday’s third meeting between Brandon Rios and Mike   Read Full Story >>>

Donaire trains early for comeback
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
A DEVASTATING defeat can destroy a boxer’s career. Most boxers are never the same after a brutal loss but it looks like that isn’t the case with Filipino superstar Nonito Donaire Jr. because his knockout defeat in the hands of Nicholas Walters has rather fueled the fire inside of him. “He is v  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao Weighs In: Miss Lebanon Vs Miss Israel In Miss Universe 2014
By Conviron Altatis, Yibada, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
f Miss Universe 2014 were only between Miss Lebanon Saly Greige and Miss Israel Doron Matalon, who should win the crown? One of the judges has an opinion. According to Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, it is all about the talent. "It will come down to the one with the best talent and the b  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao drops in at NY consul’s party for Fil-Am press club
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
NEW YORK CITY– Boxing champion and Congressman Manny Pacquiao graced the New York consul general’s reception for the Filipino American Press Club of New York January 16 at ConGen General Mario L. De Leon, Jr.’s residence. The Sarangani province representative was joined by Filipino-American filmm  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao ended his London visit where he had a private dinner with Prince Harry at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night followed by a meeting with World Boxing Council welterweight Silv  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Concepcion. Bernabe Concepcion who twice fought for the world featherweight title and lost and southpaw Al Sabaupan have handily beaten their Indonesian opponents in a fight card in Camarines Sur. The 27 year o  
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UNBEATEN TEXAS KNOCKOUT ARTIST TRAVELL MAZION GETS CO-MAIN EVENT LOS ANGELES (Jan. 23) - Before Rocky Juarez (30-10-1, 21 KOs) and Robinson "Robin Hood" Castellanos (20-10, 13 KOs) square off for Juarez' WBC Silver Featherweight Title and final title elimination bout at Cowboys Dancehall in San A  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao makes more sense in 2016, without Showtime
By David Mayo,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
In another expertly played production, because that's what Manny Pacquiao's brilliant promoter does, Floyd Mayweather next weekend will see the opposition-imposed deadline pass for a fight proposal that may be in no one's best interest except for boxing fans and one U.S. television corporation, and   Read Full Story >>>

No Contest: Espinoza vs. Arum
By Robert Ecksel,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Assuming “the deal” isn’t dead already, it’s hard to believe that provoking Arum will bring the superfight to fruition… “God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.”—Benjamin Franklin While everyone is waiting for Floyd Mayweather to agree to fight Manny Pacquiao, it appear  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao vs Amir Khan possible for May 30
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
If a fight with Floyd Mayweather doesn't materialize -- and it's not looking like it will -- Manny Pacquiao is looking at Amir Khan as his "Plan B," with a May 30 HBO pay-per-view fight possible. The two met up this weekend in England, and Pacquiao also met with Prince Harry. Pacquiao has been in  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao serves as judge for tonight’s Miss Universe Pageant, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Tonight, Sunday, January 25th, is the big night for the Miss Universe Pageant, the 63rd Annual event. The Miss Universe contestants will be hosted in Doral, Florida and the pageant will air live from the FIU Arena. While boxing fans know that Manny Pacquiao is busy right now with the potential task  Read Full Story >>>

Roger Mayweather on a possible Miguel Cotto rematch for Floyd: ‘He already knows he can’t whoop Floyd’
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
The more times passes, the more it seems like we may be seeing Floyd Mayweather face off with Miguel Cotto in a rematch on May 2 instead of a huge showdown with Manny Pacquiao that the boxing world and general public has been hoping for. Cotto gave Mayweather a spirited battle in May of 2012, dro  Read Full Story >>>

Welcome back ‘Bam Bam’ Rios, thank you Mike Alvarado
By Doug Fischer,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Fight fans tuned into the Mike Alvarado-Brandon Rios rubber match expecting the same fierce mano-a-mano action that marked the first two bouts the brave sluggers split. What they got was a brief and brutal slaughter. Alvarado, who lost their first fight by seventh-round TKO but rebounded to win t  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios annihilated Mike “Mile High” Alvarado bringing the Denver, Colorado fighter crashing down to earth in their third meeting before a hometown crowd some of whom booed Alvarado for his lackluster perform  
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Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Vs. Manny Pacquiao: Hope Fading That Fight Will Come Together As Pacquiao Makes Backup Plans
By Nathan Francis, The Inquisitr, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
A Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight could be the biggest bout in boxing history, but the prospect of the fight actually coming together is looking more and more grim. The fighters had circled a May 2 date for the long-awaited showdown, but it appears that the two may once again reach  Read Full Story >>>

Las Vegas could be host to two boxing cards May 2
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
The dominoes are beginning to fall. Canelo Alvarez wasted no time after Miguel Cotto turned down a fight with him and will face James Kirkland on May 2 on HBO at either the Thomas &Mack Center or in San Antonio. Meanwhile, Manny Pacquiao’s representatives met in England with Amir Khan in preli  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao's wife says boxing hubby would be a perfect match for Hollywood
New York Daily News, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Jinkee Pacquiao says she'd love to see pugilist alongside Liam Neeson in action flick Forget the middleweight title and bring on the Oscars. While debate continues over whether Manny Pacquiao will ever cut through enough red tape to book a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr., the Filipino fighter’s  Read Full Story >>>

Rios-Alvarado 3 Post-Fight Quotes
By Eric ‘Sugar Foot’ Duran, The Boxing Tribune, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
RIOS: “I had to come out here and they were booing and I loved and I had to do what I had to do. This could have been the end of my career and I didn’t want that to happen and I didn’t want it to end like this. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. he is a warrior and I had to take my time and be patie  Read Full Story >>>

Brandon Rios demolishes Mike Alvarado, makes him quit in three rounds. Where was this ‘Bam Bam’ Rios against Pacquiao?
By Frank Walsh, OTR Boxing Radio, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
A trilogy (from Greek τρι- tri-, “three” and -λογία -logia) is a set of three works of art that are connected, and that can be seen either as a single work or as three individual works. With the ring as their canvas, Brandon ‘Bam Bam’ Rios and Mike ‘Mile High’  Read Full Story >>>

Screen Shot: Rios Mauls Alvarado
By Robert Ecksel,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 23 KOs) destroyed Mike Alvarado (34-4, 23 KOs), forcing him to quit on his stool after a three one-sided rounds… In Saturday’s rubber match at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 23 KOs), from Oxnard, California, destroyed Mike Alvarado (34-4,   Read Full Story >>>

Rios Beats Alvarado Bloody, Makes Him Quit on Stool
By Mario Mungia, Tha Boxing Voice, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Tonight marked the 3rd fight in the Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios and Mike “Mile High” Alvarado trilogy. The first fight was fought on Rios’ territory of Carson, California, the second fight was on neutral ground at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. So, it only made sense to host the third and  Read Full Story >>>

Brandon Rios Clubs Mike Alvarado Out Early
By Patrick Conner, The Queensberry Rules, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
The first time, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado declared war on each other, embracing the messy tenets of inside battle and letting the tea leaves dictate who won, and it was Rios. The second time, Alvarado climbed the walls in Las Vegas, just barely escaping ruin to out-distance the gritty brawler.   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao shows humble side dining with Prince Harry at Buckingham Palace as Floyd Mayweather faces 'we want Pacquiao' chants watching basketball in Los Angeles
Mail Online (UK), Sun, 25 Jan 2015
While Floyd Mayweather was sat courtside watching Los Angeles Clippers play Brooklyn Nets and listening to the deafening chants of 'we want Pacquiao, we want Pacquiao', the Filipino fighter that the world of boxing is so desperate to see him take on was far away, dining in a palace. It sounds aki  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Brandon 'Bambam' Rios (R) destroyed Mike Alvarado at the 1st Bank Center in Bloomfield, Colorado Saturday night to win their rubber match in a devastating fashion and captured the WBO International Welterweight title.   
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Brandon Rios destroys Mike Alvarado in three rounds in rubber match
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Brandon Rios completely annihilated a barely present Mike Alvarado tonight on Alvarado's home turf, stopping his rival after three rounds in a one-sided demolition, gaining a 2-1 advantage over Alvarado in their three bouts. Rios (33-2-1, 24 KO) set the tone in round one, busting up Alvarado (34-  Read Full Story >>>

Mike Alvarado loses to Brandon Rios by TKO after brutal third round
By Nick Groke,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
BROOMFIELD — Mike Alvarado and Brandon Rios always walked in lockstep — their styles are so tuned to clash with each other, their careers so entwined, a third fight between them seemed certain. Five years ago, within two months, Denver's Alvarado and California's Rios twice fought and won on the   Read Full Story >>>

HBO Boxing After Dark Results: Rios Trashes Alvarado, Ramirez Defeats Vlasov
By William Holmes, Boxing Insider, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
HBO’s Boxing After Dark opened up their 2015 schedule with two bouts from the 1st Bank Center in Bloomfield, Colorado. The opening bout of the night was between rising prospect Gilberto Ramirez (30-0) and Maxim Vlasov (30-1). Vlasov agreed to meet Ramirez at a catch-weight of 171 pounds. Vlas  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Moments ago at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, former lightweight champion Branon Rios pummeled former jr. welterweight champion Mike Alvarado, battering him for three rounds before ultimately the referee called a halt to the assault on the advice of the ringside doctor in between rounds  Read Full Story >>>

Rios Pummels Alvarado To Break Tie In Trilogy
By Jake Donovan,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Broomfield, Colo. -- Brandon Rios delivered perhaps the best performance of his career, while functionally ending Mike Alvarado's in the process after a merciless and humiliating three-round beatdown Saturday evening at 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado. The fight was all one way, with Rios  Read Full Story >>>


Jan 24, 2015, Broomfield, Co. --- Undefeated No. 2-world-rated super middleweight contender Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez (R) of Mazatlan, Mexico wins an 10-round unanimous decision over Maxim Vlasov of Russia, Saturday, at the   
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Early results from Broomfield, Colorado at the 1stBank Center Saturday night in the undercard of the Alvarado-Rios third match, Konstantin Ponomarev (27-0-0, 13KO) (L) of Russia wins by unanimous decision over Steve Clagge  
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By Reni M. Valenzuela,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Stephen Espinoza of Showtime Sports is out of tune. You don’t set the record straight by making claims that would set common sense reasoning crooked. The “Pacquiao-Mayweather” contract we are talking about may be a liter  
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