|Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Finally Face Off ... As Wood Statues (PHOTO GALLERY)|
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 May 2017
TMZ SPORTS -- Floyd Mayweather hasn't agreed to terms finalizing the super fight with Conor McGregor ... but that hasn't stopped the 2 superstars from facing off ... as awesome wooden statues!!
The same sculptor behind Read Full Story >>>
DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT'S BROADWAY BOXING RETURNS TO FOXWOODS
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 May 2017
SHELLY VINCENT FEATURED IN SPECIAL ATTRACTION FEATHERWEIGHT CONTEST
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SATURDAY, JUNE 3
FOX THEATER AT FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO, MASHANTUCKET, CT
New York, NY (5/22/17) - On Saturday, June 3, DiBella Entertain Read Full Story >>>
From ‘El Metodico’ to ‘El Matador’
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 23 May 2017
Milan Melindo was never known to be a heavy hitter. He earned the moniker “El Metodico” for being a methodical fighter, relying more on his boxing skills and smarts to outpoint opponents rather than his power to score knockouts. Melindo’s ring IQ is higher than normal and that was his calling card i Read Full Story >>>
Why the Timing is Perfect for Terence Crawford to Fight Manny Pacquiao
By Kel Dansby, Champions.co, Tue, 23 May 2017
After yet another solid performance by Terence Crawford, HBO and Top Rank Promotions are forced to once again look around for a viable foe for their rising star.
Crawford was tested for the first three rounds of his fight with Felix Diaz. Then, in usual Crawford fashion, he settled in and used hi Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: The Scariest Sport
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Tue, 23 May 2017
Beltran admitted to have mixed feelings about how it ended, as did most of us who watched the fight…
Saturday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Raymundo Beltran (33-7-1, 21 KOs), the veteran from Phoenix, Arizona, by way of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, knocked out Jonathan Maicelo (25-3, Read Full Story >>>
Roach handles Manny’s training
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 23 May 2017
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao welcomed Freddie Roach with 12 good rounds of mitts session at the Elorde Gym in Pasay City as preparations for his title fight with Australian Jeff Horn shifted to high gear yesterday.
Roach quietly slipped into town Sunday when most members of Team Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence: Mayweather has prepared me for fight with Kell Brook
By Nick Parkinson, ESPN.com, Tue, 23 May 2017
Errol Spence has been used as a sparring partner by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Adrien Broner, but believes a victory against Kell Brook on Saturday will be the start of his era as a boxing great.
The unbeaten American can win his first world title by silencing IBF world welterweight champion Brook's Read Full Story >>>
‘Fist of God’ stuns champ
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 23 May 2017
MILAN Melindo turned from an interim to a full-fledged world champion following a shocking first round finish of Japanese star Akira Yaegashi last Sunday night at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan.
Melindo, who was coming into the fight as a huge underdog, boxed beautifully and dropped Yaegash Read Full Story >>>
Milan: Teamwork did it
By Dale Rosal, Cebu Daily News, Tue, 23 May 2017
Newly crowned IBF World light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo said a solid teamwork was the key to his stunning first round knockout of erstwhile champion Akira Yaegashi Sunday night in front of a partisan crowd at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan.
In a short interview with CDN Read Full Story >>>
Petalcorin challenges new world champ Melindo
By Jean T. Malanum, The Manila Times, Tue, 23 May 2017
A former world champion from General Santos City wants to challenge the newly crowned International Boxing Federation (IBF) world champion Milan Melindo.
Sanman chief executive officer Jim Claude Manangquil said Randy Petalcorin hopes to book a fight with Melindo, who shocked the boxing world on Read Full Story >>>
Scorecard: Terence Crawford cruises; Andre Dirrell wins interim title in controversial ending
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Tue, 23 May 2017
A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:
Sunday at Tokyo
Naoya Inoue KO3 Ricardo Rodriguez
Retains a junior bantamweight title
Records: Inoue (13-0, 11 KOs); Rodriguez (16-4, 5 KOs)
Rafael's remarks: Two-division titlist Inoue, 24, of Japan, a superb fighte Read Full Story >>>
Super Channel to air Mega-Fight KELL BROOK vs. ERROL SPENCE, JR. May 27 from United Kingdom
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 May 2017
EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada (May 22, 2017) - Super Channel subscribers across Canada will be able to watch this Saturday's mega-fight between International Boxing Federation (IBF) Welterweight World Champion Kell "The Special Read Full Story >>>
Boone: What’s next for Crawford? 'Bud' could be due for unification bout, then superfight
By Tony Boone, Omaha World Herald, Tue, 23 May 2017
NEW YORK — Unified junior welterweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford thoroughly dominated another highly ranked contender Saturday at Madison Square Garden, which left those among the 8,026 in attendance and the million or so watching on HBO to ponder two reoccurring questions:
1. Where does Cr Read Full Story >>>
Melindo surprised to see bout end so quickly
Journal Online, Tue, 23 May 2017
EVEN the brand-new champ was surprised at the sudden ending.
“Nagulat ako. Hindi ko rin akalain. Hindi ko inaasahan na matatapos agad ‘yung laban,” said Milan Melindo on Monday morning after winning the International Boxing Federation junior flyweight title by stopping his Japanese foe in the fir Read Full Story >>>
Big Changes at 108: BoxingScene Ratings Update
By Cliff Rold, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 23 May 2017
Super Middleweight: David Benavidez made a big time statement on Saturday, dominating and stopping veteran Rogelio Medina just one year after Medina gave James DeGale everything he could handle. Benavidez, only 20, showed power, speed, and technique. Andre Dirrell was down on the cards when a foul e Read Full Story >>>
World title shot awaits Pacquiao sparring partner Ray Beltran
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Tue, 23 May 2017
Word title contender Ray Beltran is inching closer his dream of winning a world title after failing in at least three attempts in the last four years that started with title fight against Ricky Burns in 2013.
At the Madison Square Garden in New York last Saturday night, Beltran rose from a fir Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO STARTS TRAINING WITH ROACH
By Peter Maniatis, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 May 2017
11 time world boxing champion senator Manny Pacquiao had his first training session with Freddie Roach and Justin Fortune today, Monday, at the Elorde gym in Manila.
Roach told me he expects Manny to spar 70 rounds for h Read Full Story >>>
Viktor Nemkov defeats Ronny Markes
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 May 2017
M-1 CHALLENGE 77 RESULTS
SOCHI, Russia (May 21, 2017) - Two-time M-1 Challenge Light Heavyweight Champion Viktor Nemkov has positioned himself for another title shot, defeating Brazilian challenger Ronny Markes, last Friday night i Read Full Story >>>
The Rock's Agent Working with UFC Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 May 2017
TMZ SPORTS -- The man behind the biggest action star on the planet is helping to launch one of the baddest fighters in the UFC into Hollywood superstardom ... TMZ Sports has learned.
The agent is Brad Slater -- who r Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao opponent Jeff Horn is JM Marquez 2.0, says Aussie trainer
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 22 May 2017
The ghost of his most terrifying loss will haunt Manny Pacquiao come his next fight.
This was assured by Glenn Rushton, the trainer and manager of Pacquiao’s upcoming opponent Jeff Horn of Australia in a recent telephone interview with The Manila Bulletin/Tempo.
Rushton said Horn can easily si Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford: The thrill is gone
By Bart Barry, 15rounds.com, Mon, 22 May 2017
Saturday at Madison Square Garden, Nebraska junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford beat Dominican Felix Diaz by corner stoppage after 10 rounds in a fight enabled by HBO. If it wasn’t dreary neither was it masterful, and if shifting the onus of entertainment from punchers to writers was Crawf Read Full Story >>>
Op-Ed: Why Terence Crawford won't have Manny Pacquiaio for next fight
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Mon, 22 May 2017
Despite his near-shutout win over challenger Felix Diaz over the weekend at the Madison Square Garden in New York, Terence Crawford won't be facing Manny Pacquiao in the ring this year.
The proposed Pacquiao-Crawford fight has been widely promoted for the last two years but it seems the fight Read Full Story >>>
POMAR BROTHERS FEATURED IN TALISAY CITY AMATEUR BOXING
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 May 2017
TALISAY CITY, CEBU – Fight fans in Barangay Biasong were treated to eleven amateur contests Sunday night organized by the Talisay City Amateur Boxing Association (TACABA). The event also served to showcase and honor two gold medal wi Read Full Story >>>
Canelo vs Golovkin prediction: Is Triple G past his prime?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Mon, 22 May 2017
A week ahead of his high-stakes showdown with Errol Spence, IBF Welterweight Champion Kell Brook chimed in on September's Canelo vs Golovkin superfight.
Brook, of course, was stopped by Gennady Golovkin last fall but gave a rousing effort.
"I think Canelo is in his prime but Golovkin is not in Read Full Story >>>
Golovkin trainer rips ‘ridiculous’ Mayweather-McGregor fight
By George Willis, New York Post, Mon, 22 May 2017
The trainer for Gennady Golovkin called the proposed showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor “a ridiculous idea,” and said it doesn’t warrant the attention an upcoming bout between Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez should get.
Golovkin and Alvarez are set to fight for the middleweight cham Read Full Story >>>
The Hauser Report: The Best and Worst of Boxing
By Thomas Hauser, The Sweet Science, Mon, 22 May 2017
Saturday, May 20, saw a six-hour window with multiple fights on HBO and Showtime, five of which were notable for varying reasons.
First up, 22-year-old Gervonta Davis (17-0, 16 KOs) defended his IBF 130-pound belt against challenger Liam Walsh (21-0, 14 KOs) in London.
Davis, who’s promoted by Read Full Story >>>
Milan Melindo joins Manny Paquiao as one Phl world titlists
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Mon, 22 May 2017
Filipino boxer Milan Melindo has graduated from being the IBF interim Light flyweight champion after he shocked Japanese regular IBF junior flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi with first round knockout victory Sunday at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan.
Apart from becoming the new regular IBF j Read Full Story >>>
Crawford Retains Titles With Pacquiao On Agenda
By Rich Mancuso, NY Sports Day, Mon, 22 May 2017
Terence Crawford made his statement again at Madison Square Garden Saturday night and may be headed for a clash with Manny Pacquiao. After stopping a determined Felix Diaz who could not come out for the 10th round, Crawford said he was ready to take on Pacquiao or Keith Thurman or any of the other e Read Full Story >>>
Melindo wrests crown in shocking 1st round KO
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 22 May 2017
Milan Melindo, not known as a power-puncher, knocked out the iron-chinned Japanese Akira Yaegashi in the first round last night to crown himself the new International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight king before a stunned crowd at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo.
Melindo sent Yaegashi to the Read Full Story >>>
Melindo KOs foe, snares world title
The Philippine Star, Mon, 22 May 2017
MANILA, Philippines - Milan Melindo buried bitter memories of his failed attempts at the world title by scoring a stunning first-round knockout win against Japan’s Akira Yaegashi last night at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo.
The 29-year-old Melindo of the famed ALA boxing stable of Cebu City clim Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford painted a masterpiece in decimating Felix Diaz
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Mon, 22 May 2017
If it is possible to improve upon greatness, Terence Crawford did just that Saturday at Madison Square Garden in a 10th-round stoppage of 2008 Olympic gold medalist Felix Diaz.
Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) was brilliant from start to finish in taking apart the rugged Dominican, who is thick and skille Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford shows all-around game dominating Felix Diaz
By Mike Coppinger, RingTV.com, Mon, 22 May 2017
NEW YORK CITY — Terence Crawford can do it all.
Box, punch, move, play defense, fight on the inside, on the outside and mix it up in wild exchanges.
It was all on display Saturday night before 8,026 at Madison Square Garden against arguably the most accomplished opponent of his career, Felix D Read Full Story >>>
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