|WBO champion Jeff Horn is 'dirty' fighter, taunts Gary Corcoran|
By Agence France Press, Strait Times, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
BRISBANE (AFP) - English challenger Gary Corcoran has claimed Australian World Boxing Organisation welterweight champion Jeff Horn is a "dirty" fighter ahead of their title bout in Brisbane on Wednesday.
In an extraordinary media conference Monday, Corcoran's camp provided a laptop presentation t Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: Mind games come to a head for 'dirty' Jeff Horn
By Patrick McKendry, NZHerald, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Jeff Horn, the WBO world welterweight champion, has once again been accused of being a "dirty fighter" who leads with his head as he prepares for the first defence of his title against Englishman Gary Corcoran.
The Australian, a Duco Events stablemate of Kiwi WBO world heavyweight champion Josep Read Full Story >>>
GAB optimistic of more victories for Pinoy boxers
By PNA, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
DAVAO CITY — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) will double its efforts to help Filipino professional boxers secure more victories in the future.
“We’ll double our efforts so that there will always be fellow Filipinos who’ll bring home pride and glory as the most competitive boxers worldwide in Read Full Story >>>
Melindo risks IBF title vs Japanese
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
NAGASAKI, Japan — It’s going to be champion versus champion on New Year’s Eve when Filipino Milan Melindo meets Ryoichi Taguchi in a light-flyweight unification battle in Tokyo.
Melindo will be risking his International Boxing Federation (IBF) crown against Taguchi, who will be staking his World Read Full Story >>>
Aston Palicte earns world title eliminator following one-sided victory over Jose Alfredo Rodriguez
By Ryan O’Hara, FightNights, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Aston Palicte faced his toughest opponent to date Friday and dismantled him.
The Bago City, Philippines prospect stopped Jose Alfredo Rodriguez in the fifth round of an entertaining main event on a Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions card on beIN Sports in Round Rock, Texas.
Palicte (24-2, Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Horn takes confidence from ninth round vs. Manny Pacquiao
By Jake Michaels, ESPN.com, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
BRISBANE, Australia -- Jeff Horn believes his ninth round survival against Manny Pacquiao in July has helped him become an even better fighter.
The Queenslander was on the verge of being knocked out by the Filipino when he copped a wave of punches without returning fire late in their bout at Sunc Read Full Story >>>
RESULTS FROM THE BATTLE AT GUANGZHOU
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
GUANGZHOU, CHINA – Kurtis Pegoraro of Australia boxed a shutout against Eugen Buchmueller of Germany in the main bout of an international fight card held at the Guangzhou Asian Games gymnasium Sunday.
Pegoraro used hi Read Full Story >>>
MARCH 10: A NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS IN HONOUR OF A CHAMPION
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
MARCH 10 TGW & SMITHY BRING THE BIG FIGHTS 19 in honour of Brayd Smith is set to be a night of champions in honour of a champion.
It's the annual Brayd Smith memorial fight card with an orange theme. The line up of fights could be a wh Read Full Story >>>
RIGONDEAUX QUITS AS NO-MAS-CHENKO ALREADY MAKES FOUR SUCCESSIVE OPPONENTS SURRENDER
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Vasyl Lomachenko versus Guillermo Rigondeaux was billed as a showdown between two of the deadliest and most accomplished amateurs in the history of boxing. Both fighters were two-time Olympic gold medalists, world champions Read Full Story >>>
Top Rank on ESPN Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux is Second Highest-Rated Boxing Telecast on Cable in 2017
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Event is also Second Highest-Rated Boxing Telecast on ESPN Since Start of 2016
ESPN Now Has Top Four and Top Seven of the Top Ten Boxing Fights on Cable in 2017
Last night’s fight between Vasiliy Lomachenko (10-1-0, 7 Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko, Rigondeaux, and Why The Jackal Quit
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
A great fighter can handle being beaten in the ring, but it’s humiliating to be duped into a bad spot by politics and business…
I tried to be a diplomat and ambassador for the sport. When people asked me about Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux, I had a nice, non-confrontational (for me) answer to give—Ri Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko Vs. Rigondeaux Was Never Even Close To Competitive
By Chris Thompson, Deadspin.com, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Last night’s ESPN super fight was a strange one, even before the opening bell. A fighter moving up two weight classes for a fight isn’t especially uncommon; a 37-year-old fighter, whose style is mostly to not punch, moving up two weight classes to fight a man eight years his junior who has massive s Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko On Rigondeaux Injury: I've Fought With One Hand
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
NEW YORK – Vasyl Lomachenko wouldn’t have stopped fighting if he was the one that suffered a hand injury Saturday night.
Lomachenko didn’t go as far as to say he believes Guillermo Rigondeaux faked his left hand injury to get out of their fight. He did question Rigondeaux’s decision to stop fight Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko Punch Stats vs Rigondeaux Show Astonishing Findings
By Niall Doran, BoxingNews, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
The Lomachenko punch stats in his fight with Guillermo Rigondeaux could make their fight one of the lowest punch outputs in world title history.
The fight didn’t catch fire really, mostly because Lomachenko was too good for the timid and non-action orientated Rigondeaux.
For the six rounds tha Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko on Rigondeaux: I Learned Nothing, It Was Easy!
BoxingScene.com, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
On Saturday night from The Theater in Madison Square Garden, Vasyl Lomachenko retained his WBO super featherweight title after beating stopping Guillermo Rigondeaux in six rounds.
Lomachenko (10-1) dominated for six rounds before Rigondeaux called it quits, citing a left hand injury, before the s Read Full Story >>>
CHANG, OUSCHAN, LEAD THE WAY ON DAY 1
By Ted Lerner, WPS Media Officer, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
The Philippines' Carlo Biado has high expectations.
(Doha, Qatar)--The long hard slog to the pool world’s most prestigious title began on Saturday here in Doha, as 128 players from nearly 35 countries began the first of si Read Full Story >>>
PINOY CONRADO DIAZ GAINS TIE FOR FIRST AFTER BEATING AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL MASTER
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
FILIPINO Conrado Diaz, a certified United States Chess Federation (USCF) national master, defeated American International Master Elliot Winslow in the seventh round to gain a share of the lead in the 2017 William Lombardy Memorial Tuesday Night Marathon at the Mechanics Institute Chess Club in San F Read Full Story >>>
There’s only one Pacman – Ancajas
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight titleholder Jerwin Ancajas, who successfully defended his belt for the third time, said the boxing achievements of eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao are very hard to match or even surpass.
Reacting to various reports that he’s going Read Full Story >>>
MIGUEL 'MICKEY' ROMAN DEFEATS ORLANDO 'SIRI' SALIDO IN FIGHT OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
MIGUEL 'MICKEY' ROMAN DEFEATS ORLANDO 'SIRI' SALIDO IN FIGHT OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE AND MAIN EVENT OF HBO BOXING AFTER DARK AT MANDALAY BAY RESORT AND CASINO IN LAS VEGAS
FRANCISCO 'EL BANDIDO' VARGAS EARNS TECHNICAL UNANIMO Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux: Stats, facts and highlights
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
"[Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux] is the best paper made fight ever. You can't find two fighters better on paper to put against each other. That's the best fight I ever seen made on paper, and I can't wait," stated fight legend Roy Jones Jr.
It was one of the most epic match-ups in boxing history but c Read Full Story >>>
Vasyl Lomachenko calls himself 'No-Mas-chenko', makes Guillermo Rigondeaux quit on his stool after sixth round
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
For years, Guillermo Rigondeaux, his promoters, his manager and his trainers have complained about a lack of respect, about difficulty getting on television and how given a chance, he’d prove himself to be the best fighter in the world.
He got his chance Saturday in The Theater at Madison Square Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko: I knew Rigondeaux was going to say ‘No Mas’
By Matt Christie , BoxingNews, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
AFTER a one-sided beating of Guillermo Rigondeaux that culminated with the Cuban retiring after six rounds citing a hand inury, Vasyl Lomachenko claimed he always suspected his rival would quit.
“Nothing he did surprised me,” Lomachenko told the media gathered inside Madison Square Garden. “Noth Read Full Story >>>
UFC's Dana White: 'I Will Be Suing Manny Pacquiao' If He's Negotiating With Conor McGregor
By Trent Reinsmith, Forbes.com, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
If, and from the sound of things that’s a big IF, former boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is in negotiations to fight UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, Pacquiao and his management team can expect a call from UFC President Dana White and his representatives.
According to Pacquiao, he and McGr Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao: I've reached out to Conor McGregor about April boxing match
By Brett Okamoto, ESPN.com, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao says he has reached out to UFC star Conor McGregor for a potential boxing match in April.
Pacquiao, 38, hasn't fought since July. He surrendered his WBO welterweight title to Jeff Horn, in a controversial decision in Australia. He is considering a return to f Read Full Story >>>
Donaire questions Rigondeaux after loss to Lomachenko
ABS-CBN News, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
Former world champion Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire could not help but be disappointed after seeing Cuban standout Guillermo Rigondeaux quit on his stool midway through a championship fight on Saturday in New York (Sunday in Manila).
Rigondeaux moved up two weight classes to challenge Vasyl Read Full Story >>>
Vasyl Lomachenko stops Guillermo Rigondeaux, who quits after six rounds
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
If his name’s too difficult to pronounce, Vasyl Lomachenko has a solution after forcing his fourth consecutive opponent to quit on his stool.
“I guess I should change my name to No-Mas-Chenko, ” Lomachenko said.
The World Boxing Organization super-featherweight champion from the Ukraine turned Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux: Three things we learned from Lomachenko's big win
By Steven Muehlhausen, Yahoo! Sports, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
On Saturday night, from The Theater at Madison Square Garden, in the first battle between two, two-time Olympic gold medalists, Vasiliy Lomachenko defeated Guillermo Rigondeaux by TKO in the sixth round after Rigondeaux said he couldn't come out from the seventh round to retain his WBO junior lightw Read Full Story >>>
Shocker: Rigondeaux never landed more than three punches in a round versus Lomachenko
World Boxing News, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
espite being rightly recognized as one of the best fighters of his generation, Guillermo Rigondeaux struggled to get to grips with facing Vasyl Lomachenko.
Stats released to WBN by CompuBox after his sixth round retirement against the formidable Ukrainian show 'Rigo' didn't land more than three p Read Full Story >>>
LOMA WINS BY TKO AS RIGO REFUSES TO COME OUT IN THE 7TH ROUND
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
Vasyl Lomachenko's symphonic footwork was in full display Saturday night at Theather at Madison Square Garden as he danced to throw a jab, double jab, uppercuts and quickly encircle the confused Guillermo Rigondeaux who interru Read Full Story >>>
Vasyl Lomachenko retains title as Guillermo Rigondeaux quits on his stool after 6th round
By Bob Velin, USA Today, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
Guillermo Rigondeaux quit after the sixth round Saturday night, ending the historic fight against Vasyl Lomachenko early as the Ukrainian champion retained his WBO super featherweight title on ESPN at the Theater at Madison Square Garden before a sold-out crowd.
This was the first professional ti Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko Makes Rigondeaux Quit After Six For TKO Victory
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
NEW YORK – Vasyl Lomachenko made Guillermo Rigondeaux quit Saturday night, just as he promised.
Rigondeaux didn’t suffer much punishment in a fight that largely lacked action, but told referee Steve Willis following the sixth round that he had a left hand and wrist injury, and didn’t want to cont Read Full Story >>>
Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux results: Vasyl Lomachenko dominates, stops Rigondeaux after six
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Sun, 10 Dec 2017
It was a meeting of amateur legends and professional world champions, a matchup of two, two-time Olympic gold medalists. But it was one-way traffic tonight in New York, as Vasyl Lomachenko dominated Guillermo Rigondeaux, who quit after the sixth round, claiming a hand injury.
Lomachenko (10-1, 8 Read Full Story >>>
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