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MELINDO SHARPLY FOCUSED FOR MENDOZA TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 25 May 2015

IBF light flyweight title challenger Milan Melindo is “sharply focused” in his bid to win the world title in a showdown against Mexico’s Javier Mendoza on May 30 – June 1 in Manila – in a fight that will take place in Mexic  
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DONAIRE SHUNS TITLE ELIMINATOR VS HUGO RUIZ, LOOKS AT POSSIBLE WBA TITLE FIGHT VS QUIGG
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 25 May 2015

Five division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire has apparently decided to shun a WBC title eliminator against No.1 ranked Hugo Ruiz and instead plans to face Frenchman Anthony Settoul in a ten round super b  
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CPDRC inmates flaunt boxing skills inside jail
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 25 May 2015
CEBU, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Rehabilitation and Detention Center gained worldwide acclaim for its dancing inmates. It might as well produce another set of world-class talents in the future, this time in a sport that is close to the hearts of the Filipinos – boxing. In a landmark eve  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Boxing's Diamonds in the Rough
By Dane Swan, Digital Journal, Mon, 25 May 2015
Boxing's diamonds in the rough Boxing has never been kind to writers from it's inception. The man who sanctioned the original rules for the version of boxing that we all know, infamously threw Oscar Wilde in prison for being his son's lover. Yet writers still run to the sport of savagery like mot  Read Full Story >>>

Quick Jabs: Canelo, Golovkin Ratings; Haymon Lawsuit; More
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Mon, 25 May 2015
People just can’t get enough cinnamon these days. Quick Jabs We were waiting to talk about the Canelo Alvarez ratings for his fight with James Kirkland until we got more solid info on how much the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao replay helped boost it, but there is no solid info on that. What   Read Full Story >>>

ShoulderGate Explained: The Sunday Brunch
By Jesse Ian Lardies, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 25 May 2015
“…But, do you at least think there’s something that Pacquiao could have done more to ensure a win…? – Reporter “Yeah. Take his shot before the fight.” – Bob Arum Hola Amigos y familia, welcome to a one-armed, heavily medicated edition of Panama City’s highest rated, most money-spinning proper  Read Full Story >>>

Prisoners turn to prizefighters at CPDRC
By Mars Alison, Rappler, Mon, 25 May 2015
CEBU CITY, Philippines - Already famous for its dancing inmates, the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) once again took on a festive atmosphere last Saturday night, May 23 as all 2,397 inmates flocked to the prison ground to witness the facility’s first professional boxing e  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing and the Black/White Divide
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Mon, 25 May 2015
He’s crass. He’s materialistic. He’s megalomaniacal. None of which makes him bad, per se. None of which even makes him different… “The only color Don King cares about is green.”—Larry Holmes I do not get the black/white divide. I get that black is black. I get that white is white. I get that r  Read Full Story >>>

Froch: No warm-up fight, If I come back it's straight in at the top
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 25 May 2015
Nottingham's Carl Froch says he will make a formal decision on his future next month as speculation mounts that 'The Cobra' could agree a Wembley finale against middleweight king Gennady Golokvin in the summer. Froch, 37, hasn't fought since knocking out George Groves in front of 80,000 fans at t  Read Full Story >>>

From James DeGale to Lennox Lewis: The best of British boxing in America
By Nick Parkinson, ESPN.com, Mon, 25 May 2015
How does James DeGale's unanimous points win over Andre Dirrell for the IBF world super-middleweight title in Boston on Saturday night compare with past triumphs by British boxers on American soil? Kell Brook The Sheffield welterweight earned a majority points decision over American Shawn Port  Read Full Story >>>

BRITAIN’S OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST DEGALE BEATS DIRRELL FOR WORLD TITLE AND CREATES HISTORY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015

Britain’s James DeGale beat American Andre Dirrell via a unanimous twelve round decision to win the vacant IBF super middleweight title and became the first Briton to win an Olympic gold medal and a world title as a profes  
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Pinoy Edward Mancito bows to unbeaten Rey Vargas in Mexico
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Another Filipino warrior fought Saturday night in Mexico, one week after the stunning upset of compatriot, Eden Sonsona over unbeaten, Adrian Estrella last Saturday. But Edward Mancito (13-1-2, 7 KOs) of Lanao del Norte, was not able to duplicate the heroics of Sonsona and suffered a Unanimous   Read Full Story >>>

MELINDO BETTER THAN HE’S EVER BEEN; READY FOR MAY 30 TITLE FIGHT VS MENDOZA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015

Milan Melindo who lost a twelve round decision to tough and talented Mexican Juan Francisco Estrada in a battle for the WBO/WBA flyweight titles in Macau on July 27, 2013, has easily dropped down to light flyweight an  
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PARRENAS TRAINING HARD FOR WBO INTERIM TITLE FIGHT VS DAVID CARMONA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015

Promising WBO Oriental super flyweight champion Warlito “Cowboy” Parrenas is training hard for his WBO Interim title fight against David Carmona in Mexico on June 30. British trainer Warren Evison of United International   
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JAMES DEGALE EDGES ANDRE DIRRELL TO WIN SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015

Edwin Rodriguez Blasts Craig Baker On His Way To Third Round Stoppage Danny O'Connor Stops Chris Gilbert In Front of Hometown Fans BOSTON (May 23, 2015) - James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs) narrowly defeated Andre Dirrell   
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DeGale: I'm Hard To Beat, I'll Fight Anyone at 168!
By Terence Dooley, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Southpaw versus southpaw fights tend to attract a fair amount of pooh-poohing from boxing fans, but, if the match-up is right, the stances are negated and they can ignite given the right circumstances. That was the case tonight when James DeGale (167.2lbs) clashed with Andre Dirrell (167.8lbs) for   Read Full Story >>>

Amir Khan and Kell Brook still scrapping outside the ring
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, Sun, 24 May 2015
Welterweights Amir Khan and Kell Brook face different opponents in the United Kingdom and the United States next weekend in fights they are expected to win – and win well – yet the rivalry between them continues unabated. Competition for the biggest audience, the prospect of the pair facing each oth  Read Full Story >>>

DeGale edges Dirrell to win first world title
By Ramon Aranda, 3MoreRounds.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs) came into his clash with Andre Dirrell (24-2, 16 KOs) looking to become the first British fighter to win a world title after winning an Olympic gold medal, and he did just that in winning a unanimous decision to pick up the vacant IBF super middleweight title. It was a  Read Full Story >>>

JAMES DEGALE DROPS ANDRE DIRRELL TWICE EN ROUTE TO UNANIMOUS DECISION VICTORY TO CAPTURE IBF TITLE
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Moments ago at the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, James DeGale captured the IBF super middleweight title with an impressive victory over super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell, dropping him two times en route to a unanimous decision victory. Although Dirrell valiantly fought back to mak  Read Full Story >>>

DeGale drops Dirrell twice, claims IBF title in Boston
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 24 May 2015
James DeGale became the first Briton to win Olympic gold and follow it up with a world championship in the pro ranks in a thriller with Andre Dirrell in Boston. The Londoner, nicknamed 'Chunky,' dropped Dirrell hard twice in the second round and looked on the verge of winning early, but was guilt  Read Full Story >>>

RESULTS FROM FIGHTS IN DALI
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015

DALI, CHINA – Wu Zhi Yu beat Cheng Yong Yang by unanimous decision in their all-Chinese heavyweight battle that capped off a night of boxing action at the Dali Gym. It was a tough give and take six rounder that was well appreciated by the ne  
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John Thompson ready to win Boxcino title tonight
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Corona, California (May 22, 2015)--Tonight at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena, John Thompson (16-1, 5 KO's) looks to win the Boxcino Jr. Middlweight championship when he takes on Brandon Adams in the finale of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Thompson weighed in at a ready 153.2 at Thursday's weigh in  Read Full Story >>>

Sonsona’s TKO win inspires Melindo
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sun, 24 May 2015
Milan “El Metodico” Melindo got a morale boosts for his upcoming world title bid against Javier “Cobra” Mendoza on May 30 from the second round technical knockout victory of his compatriot Eden Sonsona in Mexico recently. Melindo’s trainer Edmund Villamor said that ALA Promotion boxer Melindo wou  Read Full Story >>>

Arum Working on Strong November Card in Dubai
By Steve Kim, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has made it clear that he is eyeing a match-up between Nonito Donaire and either Scott Quigg or Carl Frampton in the fall. So would Top Rank be willing to send Donaire over to Europe? Well, according to the veteran promoter, there is another market in play for this potential   Read Full Story >>>

$6 M a minute: Floyd, Pacman are highest paid athletes
The Philippine Star, Sun, 24 May 2015
MANILA, Philippines - With their megabuck showdown generating an enormous payday, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao punched their way to the Top 2 positions in ESPN The Magazine’s annual list of the top-paid pro athletes in the world. According to the sports network’s estim  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather, SHO To Begin Talks For Retirement Foe
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Showtime Sports head Stephen Espinoza will soon begin discussions with Floyd Mayweather Jr. for his planned retirement fight on September 12th, presumably at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather (48-0, 26KOs) was in action on May 2nd and won a twelve round unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Sportsman of the Decade: Pacquiao
By Sam Chinkes, Las Vegas Sun, Sat, 23 May 2015
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao (and their teams) are playing a beautiful, fruitful game. But I suspect the finer of the two, Pacquiao, may have achieved a very high level of true sportsmanship by not postponing the “fight of the century” because of his right shoulder problem. He’s the kind  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Spoelstra eyed to lead Philippine bid for hosting rights of 2019 Fiba World Cup
By Snow Badua, Spin.ph, Sat, 23 May 2015
DON'T look now, but Manny Pacquiao has been tapped to lead a cast of sports heavyweights that will lead the Philippines' bid to host the 2019 Fiba World Cup. Sources told Spin.ph that Pacquiao will lead a powerhouse cast of sports celebrities that will join Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) o  Read Full Story >>>

SCOUTING AND SPORTING PASSION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

Scouting is a passion which I considered as the same level with sports. Both scouting and sports develop the overall personality of the children and the youth and keep them away from illegal drugs and other vices.   
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Shawn Porter dismisses Adrien Broner’s catchweight, trash talk
By Andreas Hale, RingTV.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
On June 20 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter will clash in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the sports brightest stars who aren’t just a clash in styles, but also a clash in personalities. The intriguing matchup will headline Premier Boxing Champions on  Read Full Story >>>

DIRRELL, DEGALE READY FOR SATURDAY SHOWDOWN AFTER MAKING WEIGHT
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

Andre Dirrell (L) (24-1, 16KO) of Flint Michigan and James DeGale (R) (20-1, 14KO) of Hammersmith, England touch heads during the official weighin Friday for their 12-round IBF super middleweight title bout at the Agg  
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Pacquiao camp not concerned about class action suits, says top adviser Koncz
By Snow Badua, Spin.ph, Sat, 23 May 2015
THE camp of Manny Pacquiao has allayed concerns over the multiple lawsuits filed in the US seeking damages for an underwhelming fight against Floyd Mayweather last May 3. Top adviser Mike Koncz said he understands the motive behind the cases accusing Pacquiao of cheating boxing fans after failing  Read Full Story >>>

MANNY PACQUIAO-AMIR KHAN FIGHT COULD BE HELD IN THE PHILIPPINES
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

Pastor Quiboloy. Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao's comeback fight, following a shoulder injury he suffered in his fight against American Floyd Mayweather, could be held in the Philippines early next year. Filipino re  
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CHAMP AWARD FOR PACQUIAO
By Tonton Alcos-Antogop, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

CEBU CITY -- Not even his recent setback against Floyd Mayweather has deterred Filipinos in giving accolades and praises for Manny Pacquiao. This time, the renowned biggest private university in the Visayas and Mindana  
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Stephen Espinoza: 'Open' To MayPac Rematch
By R. Thomas Umstead, multichannel.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
Showtime Sports recently announced it will telecast a big June 13 Deontay Wilder-Eric Molina heavyweight championship fight, but boxing fans are still talking about the mega May 2 Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view event Showtime co-promoted with HBO. Showtime Sports executive vic  Read Full Story >>>

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