|Mayweather-Pacquiao: Psychological Warfare Has Begun|
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
The Mayweather-Pacquiao mega-fight may still be almost two months away, but that doesn’t mean that the war hasn’t already begun.
As both fighters prepare themselves, physically, for what will be the most important fight of their career, there’s also a psychological tug-of-war going on to boost th Read Full Story >>>
PJ TIERRO'S SENSATIONAL COMEBACK ANCHORS RP'S 2-0 LEAD IN DAVIS CUP TIE VS SRI LANKA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
The Philippines No.1 PJ Tiero's sensational comeback from two sets down to avenge his grueling five set loss to Harshana
Godamanna in the Asia Oceania Group II Davis Cup tie against Sri Lanka in Colombo last year, anc Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Moore's 25-foot 3 carries Bulls over Thunder
By Allan Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- E'Twaun Moore sank a long 3 with 2.2 seconds left to play and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-105, on Thursday night at the United Center.
Moore's game-winner capped a furiou Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER V PACQUIAO THE FIGHT TO KILL BOXING PROMOTERS?
By Gabriel Montoya, Crave Online, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
The latest fight to revive boxing may be the fight that changes modern boxing promotion forever. By now you have heard that Floyd Mayweather, Jr and Manny Pacquiao, the only two fighters casual fans of boxing know, are finally fighting May 2. After five years of marketing the match-up, the stars al Read Full Story >>>
Zou Shiming Enters First Title Shot With Freddie Roach in His Corner
By Loren Mack , The Jakarta Globe, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
Chinese flyweight star and multiple-time Olympic games gold medallist, Zou Shiming (6-0, 1 KO’s) will be vying for the IBF World Flyweight Championship opposite fellow undefeated Thai champion Amnat Ruenrong (14-0, 5 KO’s) this Saturday, March 7, at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China.
International Read Full Story >>>
Sugar Ray Leonard torn between Pacquiao, Mayweather
By Bong Lozada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines—Legendary Sugar Ray Leonard could not predict a winner between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
While he may be leaning towards Mayweather, Leonard admitted that he couldn’t predict how long the fight would last and who would emerge victorious.
“Part of me thinks May Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: Roach slams reports of 'armed guards' at Pacquiao gym
Agence France Press, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
Freddie Roach denied media reports published on Friday that he had ordered armed guards to protect Manny Pacquiao at his Hollywood gym.
The UK's Daily Mail newspaper reported that Roach had personally ordered security guards at his Wildcard gym in Los Angeles to carry guns "so people respect them Read Full Story >>>
Why Boxing Is Far From Dead
CBS Sports, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
Sounds from the Peanut Gallery:
You know everywhere I go I hear them saying boxing is a dying sport. I hear about how it’s not what it used to be. I hear how no one cares about the sport anymore and haven’t in years. I’ve heard so much negativity about the sport I thought I might be the only Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan ready to meet winner of Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao
Belfast Telegraph, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
Britain’s former world light-welterweight champion seemed to have been frozen out when twice jilted as an opponent by Floyd Mayweather Jnr. He will be back in business – big business – to meet the winner of the upcoming Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao mega-fight.
This is why there has been such a Read Full Story >>>
It’s About Time: Roy Jones Jr.
By Christian Giudice, Boxing.com, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
“I had no clue that I would win the heavyweight title. No clue about the cruiserweight. I am ready for whatever God has in store for me…”
It’s not unusual to see Michael Jordan sitting nearby at a local restaurant in Charlotte or linebacker phenom Luke Kuechly checking out a Hornets game, but if Read Full Story >>>
Q&A: Terence Crawford
By Jeff Zimmerman, FightNews.com, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
Although North Texas got hit with a large snowstorm late Wednesday evening it could not dampen the official press conference Thursday afternoon to announce the battle between undefeated WBO lightweight champion Terence Crawford (25-0, 17KOs) and #2 rated Thomas Dulorme (22-1, 14KOs) for the vacant W Read Full Story >>>
Mendoza: ‘Coaching is more stressful than boxing’
By Al S. Mendoza, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 07 Mar 2015
SYDNEY—I saw the CNN interview of Manny Pacquiao in my room here at Four Seasons Hotel along busy George St. Pacquiao was also in a footage playing/coaching his Kia team in the Philippine Basketball Association at the Cubao Big Dome.
Kia wasn’t supposed to win as its opponent that day, San Migue Read Full Story >>>
WEIGHTS FROM MACAU: ZOU – 111.6 lbs., RUENROENG – 112 lbs. (PHOTOS)
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
MACAU – Two time Olympic gold medalist and challenger for Saturday's title fight Zou Shiming of China came in at 111.6 lbs while his opponent, defending IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand, stepped Read Full Story >>>
WEIGHTS FROM DURANGO: JULATON - 126.1 LBS., SEGURA - 126.5 LBS.
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Filipina- American Ana Julaton and opponent Yolanda Segura of Mexico both met the weight requirement for their featherweight fight tomorrow (Friday) night slated at the Hotel Holiday Inn in Durango, Mexico.
Julaton's Read Full Story >>>
la fight club's Joseph diaz jR. and RISING STARS from THE UNDERCARD LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORK-OUT QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES (March 5) - Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz Jr. and the undefeated stars of LA FIGHT CLUB'S premiere event hosted a special Los Angeles media workout on Wednesday, March 4 in anticipation of their March 6 bouts. LA FIGH Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Mayweather will be biggest fight in history, says Hagler
By Agence France Press, Rappler, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
HONG KONG - Boxing legend Marvin Hagler's fabled clash with Sugar Ray Leonard was the superfight of its day - but the massively anticipated showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will eclipse it, he says.
Speaking with AFP during a visit to Hong Kong, the 60-year-old said the fight Read Full Story >>>
Boxing Match Between Mayweather and Pacquiao Fight of the Century?
By Alex Lemieux, Liberty Voice, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Whether it was when Joe Louis defeated the evil German, Max Schmeling, at Yankee stadium, or when Ali and Frazier duked it out in Madison Square Garden, and then again in Manila, boxing has the ability to bring the world together, and a mega fight truly stands the test of time. Now, starring in the Read Full Story >>>
Cotto: This secret weapon will help Pacquiao beat Mayweather
By George Willis, New York Post, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Miguel Cotto is picking Manny Pacquiao to defeat Floyd Mayweather when the two meet May 2 in Las Vegas. Why Pacquiao? Because Freddie Roach, his own trainer, will be in Pacquiao’s corner.
“After working with Freddie I think Freddie is going to be huge in the fight,” Cotto said. “I’m going for Man Read Full Story >>>
Antonio Tarver: “Pacquiao is a tremendous southpaw, something that Floyd Mayweather hasn’t seen a whole lot of, and Pacquiao is moving at light speed”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
I had the opportunity to talk to former IBO light heavyweight champ, Antonio Tarver to get his insight on the top fights in the sport. In part two of my interview with Antonio, he speaks about the upcoming match between Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, as well as the mega fight between Floyd Read Full Story >>>
Keith Thurman Picks Mayweather, Says Pacquiao Could Be Floyd’s Toughest Fight
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
It’s an exciting week for boxing, as Al Haymon’s debut of Premier Boxing Champions nears. With boxing returning to primetime network television on Saturday, the fighters were out doing their part to promote themselves and the premier of “PBC on NBC”.
Sean Zittel of ThaBoxingVoice was able to catc Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao fight: Floyd Mayweather relies on Ugandan
By James Bakama, New Vision (UG), Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Uganda could hold the trump card in the biggest boxing fight ever.
The $300m (sh879bn) fight pitting Floyd Mayweather against Manny Pacquiao will have a Ugandan- Cornelius Boza Edwards in one of the corners.
Boza, born Cornelius Bbosa, is a former super featherweight champion who is now one Read Full Story >>>
Cotto “Canelo doesn’t understand the whole business like it is”
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
As ThaBoxingVoice.com first reported yesterday, Miguel Cotto made his huge announcement on ESPN’s First Take. That announcement was that Miguel Cotto signed with Roc Nation Sports and along that an alliance was created with Roc Nation Sports and Miguel Cotto Promotions.
As Miguel Cotto entered th Read Full Story >>>
Grand Schemes: On PBC, Keith Thurman-Robert Guerrero, & Adrien Broner-John Molina
By Jimmy Tobin , The Cruelest Sport, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
With unflinching skepticism and a knack for exposing the faintest egoism in our most altruistic words and deeds, La Rochefoucauld laid bare the human psyche. The wisdom of his “Maxims,” has not dwindled an ounce in the 350 years since it was published. This little book, bursting with unsavory, uncom Read Full Story >>>
Bet on the Future: Haymon, NBC go back to an old model in search of some new stars
By Norm Frauenheim, 15rounds.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) begins Saturday on NBC in prime time amid anticipation and some skepticism. It’s risky. It’s gutsy. It’s a lot of things. Above all, it’s necessary.
It’s the first step in an attempt to re-create the game after Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May Read Full Story >>>
Thurman ready for the spotlight
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas is one of the most famed boxing venues in the world. The best of the best have performed there in main events including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, Julio Cesar Chavez, Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao and, of course, Floyd Mayweather Jr.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY FREDDIE ROACH, THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU’VE DONE FOR PACQUIAO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Celebrated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach who was recently named “Trainer of the Year” for 2014 by the prestigious Boxing Writers Association for an unprecedented seventh time, celebrates his 55th birthday today in Macau, Read Full Story >>>
‘PINOY PRIDE 30 – D DAY’ FIGHTERS TRAINING RELENTLESSLY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
The three mainstays on the “Pinoy Pride 30 – D DAY” fight card at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on March 28 continue to train relentlessly, determined to give fight fans in Metro-Manila a night of exciting action.
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More mature Pacquiao ‘learned a big lesson’ from Marquez defeat says assistant trainer
By Agence France Press, South China Morning Post, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao has matured a lot since his six-round knockout loss to Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez in 2012.
“He has learned a big lesson out of that. He became more cautious and has matured a lot as a fighter,” says Restituto “Buboy” Fernandez, a long-time associate and Read Full Story >>>
BEN ASKREN TO FACE LUIS SANTOS IN ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS MAIN EVENT
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
MARK STRIEGL TO MAKE ONE CHAMPIONSHIP DEBUT AGAINST CASEY SUIRE
EUGENE TOQUERO RETURNS TO ACTION OPPOSITE INDONESIA’S BRIANATA ROSADHI
TICKETS FOR ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS ON SALE NOW AT
SM TICKETS (WWW.SMTICKETS.COM Read Full Story >>>
Haymon Signals Fear Amid Emerging Scandal
By Matthew R. Fellows, Liberty Voice, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Boxing Scene is reporting that Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao’s long time trainer is claiming that Al Haymon’s staff are calling up potential Pacquiao sparring partners and offering them more money to sit on their hands than Team Pacquiao is offering to pay them for their sparring services. With this Read Full Story >>>
Eric Brown On Mayweather-Pacquiao “It’s a pick ‘em fight”
By James Allen, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Trainer Eric Brown chimed in with his views on the Floyd Mayweather Jr(47-0, 26KO’s) vs. Manny Pacquiao(57-5-2, 38KO’s) fight when he spoke with Thaboxingvoice.com a few days ago.
Brown’s most recent successes have been with former middleweight champion Peter Quillin and former light-welter and w Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Whiteside helps power Heat past Lakers, 100-94.
By Roman Garay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
MIAMI- Hassan Whiteside scored seven of his 18 points and grabbed five of his career-high 25 rebounds in the last minute of the fourth quarter to help Miami escape against the Los Angeles Lakers, 100-94, at the American Airl Read Full Story >>>
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