|NBA Travels: Bucks find triumph in the midst of multiple adversities (PHOTOS)|
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
MILWAUKEE -- With a 15-67 record, the Milwaukee Bucks finished the 2013-14 regular season with the worst record in the league.
And while a turnaround was expected following a coaching change, a high draft pick and Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Knicks trip Raptors, win back-to-back
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
NEW YORK -- With All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry taking the night off to rest, the New York Knicks beat Toronto Raptors, 103-98, on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
It was the second win in a row for the Knicks Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Warriors' Ezeli suspended for 1 game
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- When the Golden State Warriors face the Celtics Sunday night (Monday morning in Manila) at the TD Garden in Boston, they will do so without center Festus Ezeli.
The league suspended Ezeli for 1 game for "initiating an altercation" with Tornton's Tyler Hansbrough last Friday wh Read Full Story >>>
Josesito Lopez “I would give a slight advantage to Mayweather”
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Josesito Lopez takes on former welterweight world champion Andre Berto on 13 March as both are attempting to resurrect their careers after taking high-profile losses in recent history. Both will get a chance at redemption on Spike TV as part of Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions series.
But spe Read Full Story >>>
Limpag: Tax break for Pacman? Have we gone crazy?
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
MANNY Pacquiao is entitled to a P3.5-billion take from the purse alone from his mega fight with Floyd Mayweather. After taxes of course, his trainers will get a cut from his payout, but aside from the purse, he’s entitled to his share of the US pay-per-view income, which is projected to break the re Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's heavyweights coming alive
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
SONAHR: Halifax, Nova Scotia - March 1, 2015 - Don’t look now, but the long-moribund heavyweight division is showing signs of resurrection. Only two months into the new year, the winds of change – or, at least, excitement – are breezing through the ranks of the big boys.
In January, undefeated k Read Full Story >>>
“Chocolatito” Impresses Again
By Caryn A. Tate, Boxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Román González is an uncommon talent and it’s a pleasure to see him fight regardless of the level of his opponent…
In the sport of boxing in the United States, it’s all too common for bouts—particularly those involving the best fighters in the world—to only be viewable on premium channels, an Read Full Story >>>
TIME TO GET READY FOR SEPTEMBER NOW THAT MAY 2ND IS SET
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
I am one guy who loves to plan ahead. That’s just me and besides that’s how I was trained in my profession. That is why now that May 2nd has been set, and Pacquiao just got into town to initiate training, and Mayweather givin Read Full Story >>>
DONAIRE ARRIVES SAYS HE’S ‘A MAN ON A MISSION’
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Five division world champion and 2012 “Fighter of the Year” Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire arrived in Manila early Sunday morning and said he is “man on a mission” and ready to put on a show when he appears on ALA Read Full Story >>>
FANTASTIC FRAMPTON STOPS AVALOS IN FIVE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Framnpton scored a fantastic five round stoppage of mandatory American challenger Chris Avalos in what Sky Sports described as “five fearsome rounds in front of a packed and passionate crow Read Full Story >>>
Abel Sanchez: “I think Manny Pacquiao makes too many mistakes and Mayweather’s a master so he’s gonna make him pay”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Abel Sanchez is widely regarded as one of the best trainers in the sport today and his work particularly with IBO/WBA middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin, is getting him the most acclaim. Golovkin is coming off a dominant TKO11 win over tough contender Martin Murray, a performance that left many Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao arrives in LA to begin training
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao arrived at Los Angeles International Airport at 8:05 pm on Saturday, February 28 (Sunday Manila time) to officially begin training camp for his May 2 fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 knockouts) of General Santos City, Philippines had left t Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO HITS L.A.!
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
The world's only 8-division champion and WBO welterweight titleholder Filipino superstar Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao arrives at the Los Angeles airport Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) to begin his training camp Read Full Story >>>
Frampton stops Avalos in five to retain IBF Super Bantamweight title
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Frampton stops Avalos in five to retain IBF Super Bantamweight title
San Diego, CA - February 28, 2014- Carl Frampton made the first defense of the IBF Super Bantamweight title with a 5th round stoppage over American mandat Read Full Story >>>
OLIVA LOSES BY 5TH ROUND TKO AGAINST NERY IN MEXICO
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
General Santos City's Jether Oliva failed in his second attempt to win in the country of Mexico Saturday night, where he lost via TKO in the 5th round against undefeated prospect Luis Nery at the Centro De Convenciones in Rosarit Read Full Story >>>
The Superfight Edition: Pacquiao vs. Mayweather [Vol.I]: "47-1"
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
"No longer types to talk tougher and mumble sh*t/ (this is) some Mike Buffer "Let's get ready to rumble" sh*t/ Its bricks, getting thrown from them and from the sticks/ records gettin spun but the only one that matters is who won"
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images
T@z, from "Money on Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Shamed Into Fight He Is Deathly Afraid Of
By Matthew R. Fellows, Liberty Voice, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Skip Bayless got it right, Floyd Mayweather was shamed into a fight he is deathly afraid of. In the six-year buildup fans have been feted with every imaginable excuse why Little Floyd could not and would not make the fight.
While many blame Pacquiao for sabotaging the original negotiations it is Read Full Story >>>
Can Pacquiao Knock Mayweather Out?
By Loren Mack , The Jakarta Globe, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
One of the more popular fight predictions in the Pacquiao-Mayweather stratosphere involves the Filipino ring icon stopping the unbeaten American within the distance. But is this at all possible given the various intricacies of this matchup? Let’s examine the facts.
On Nov. 14, 2009, against his f Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao likes underdog role but Mayweather favorite for reason
By Marcus Hondro , Digital Journal, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
While Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the early betting favorite to beat Manny Pacquiao on May 2 and keep his unblemished record it is not by much. And more pundits and former fighters seem to feel Mayweather has the edge, but again not by much.
Pacquiao back in U.S. to train
But Pacquiao, who is b Read Full Story >>>
Arum Could See Mayweather-Pacquiao Split $300 Million
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is very excited with the overwhelming fan reaction to the upcoming super-fight between welterweight champions Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, which takes place on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The pay-per-view is expected to break all of the current recor Read Full Story >>>
Mares could earn spot on Mayweather-Pacquiao undercard with win on NBC card
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Abner Mares is professional enough to not let his mind wander too far beyond his next fight. But Mares admits the idea of fighting on the undercard of the May 2 megafight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is quite appealing.
“It’s hard not to think about it. Any fighter would want t Read Full Story >>>
A Look At Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao
By Kayla Lewis, 8countnews, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
It's been a little over a week since the boxing world received its wish of the past 6 years. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have finally come to terms and agreed to meet in the ring on May 2, 2015.
On a personal level, I truly had my doubts about whether the fight would ever finalize and had Read Full Story >>>
Carl Frampton retains IBF title with brutal victory over Chris Avalos
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Carl Frampton retained his International Boxing Federation super bantamweight title with a brutal fifth round stoppage of mandatory challenger Chris Avalos in Belfast on Saturday night. Read Full Story >>>
Fury Hammers Hammer
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Flair and tear it might have been, but Klitschko, while stylistically a world apart, has some flair and tear of his own…
Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, England, undefeated Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) put his mark, actually several marks, on Romanian heavyweight Christian Hammer (17-4 Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather vs Bob Arum? Promoter insists “There is no great feud"
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Now that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have agreed to terms for a historic meeting on May 2nd, every fight fan can breathe a collective sigh of relief.
For years, many fervent Mayweather supporters believed the clamored super fight would never happen while the Filipino Congressman remained Read Full Story >>>
Ariza starts work on Floyd
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
The major players of training camp—Floyd Sr. and uncle Roger, renowned cutman-wraps specialist Rafael Garcia and conditioning coach Alex Ariza—have been told to report for active duty.
The start of training camp for Mayweather will be exactly two months before the 38-year-old Michigan-born fighte Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Sr.: “Stupid @$$ Freddie, Out Of His Crazy @$$ Mind!”
By Timothy Bartolini, Tha Boxing Voice, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
The Mayweather Boxing Channel on Youtube released a video of Floyd Mayweather Sr. voicing his opinion on Freddie Roach’s assertion that Manny Pacquiao would put Floyd Jr. on the canvas in their May 2nd fight.
Floyd Sr. has a reputation for being somewhat “forward” when being interviewed, and that Read Full Story >>>
A promise of war from Floyd Mayweather
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
UNLIKE Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn’t say he’s going for a knockout.
All Mayweather could promise was that he would be smarter.
“I’m just ready to go out there and be exciting, be smart and be exciting,” he to Read Full Story >>>
Oliva fights in Mexico today
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
REIGNING World Boxing Federation Asia-Pacific flyweight champion Jether Oliva of the Philippines will fight the undefeated Mexican Luis Nery on Feb. 28 in Tijuan, Baia California in Mexico.
Oliva is accompanied by hi Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum -- I'll Hook Ronda Rousey Up ... Free Tix to Pacquiao Fight!
TMZ.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Ronda Rousey can rest a little easier -- she won't have to pay MILLIONS for a ticket to the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight ... 'cause she's getting her tix for free ... TMZ Sports has learned!
The UFC badass told us earlier this week that she was concerned about the ticket prices for the fight of Read Full Story >>>
Arum on Frenzy For Mayweather-Pacquiao Tickets
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Ticket price points still have yet to be established for the May 2 superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, yet demand has already exceeded any available supply.
Once they are set, it’s highly unlikely that the sport’s true and every day fans will have any access to tickets. It’s j Read Full Story >>>
Palace rejects tax break for Pacquiao
By Joel M. Sy Egco, The Manila Times, Sun, 01 Mar 2015
Malacañang on Saturday said granting special tax privileges to world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao at this time will only raise more questions and should be deferred for further consultation with the internal revenue bureau.
Reacting to a proposal by Sen. Aquilino P Read Full Story >>>
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