|Super Saturday fight Predictions, Malignaggi vs. Judah and much more|
By Albert Alvarez, Diamond Boxing, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Saturday, December 7 2013 on SHOWTIME
Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Paulie Malignaggi vs. Zab Judah (welterweight) - It says here that you need real firepower to mentally break down Judah. But then again, we all saw Floyd Mayweather and Cory Spinks beat Zab with a well timed and placed jab. I se Read Full Story >>>
Judah is Cordial With Malignaggi But Once The Bell Rings, Its About Being The King Of Brooklyn
By James Myhre, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
On December 7th at the Barclays Center fellow Brooklynites Zab “Super” Judah (42-8 29KOs) and Paul “Magic Man” Malignaggi (32-5 7KOs) square up in the ring for the right to be crowned the king of their home borough. At one point in their careers both fighters were considered elite and at the top of Read Full Story >>>
Broner Stakes His Claim As The 3rd Best Fighter in The World, Hopes Maidana is Ready
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Adrien Broner is entertaining inside the ring and is to some, outside of it. While you can criticize his actions outside of the ring, you can’t deny his talent. At age 24, he is already a 3 time, 3 weight division champion. After dethroning Paulie Malignaggi last June by jumping up from lightweight Read Full Story >>>
Generational Bias and Marciano
By Ted Sares, Boxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Rocky fought at a disciplined 183-188 for the most part which places him in the middle of the cruiserweight limit…
“If we compare either the fight itself or each of the two men (Floyd and De La Hoya) involved with the glory days of pugilist masters like Ray Robinson and the almost unbelievable fi Read Full Story >>>
MICHAEL FARENAS BEING CONSIDERED TO FIGHT MIKEY GARCIA
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Manila, Philippines - Michael "Hammer Fist" Farenas is reportedly in the list to possibly fight WBO super featherweight champ, Mikey Garcia early next year.
This was revealed by Farenas' manager, Gerry Penalosa during the Read Full Story >>>
REMARKABLE RATINGS FOR ‘PINOY PRIDE XXIII'
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
“Pinoy Pride XXIII”, the continuing boxing series staged by the famed ALA Promotions in cooperation with the giant broadcast network ABS-CBN continues to turn in remarkable ratings.
Kantar Media reported that the WBO Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum: 'Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather needs to happen'
By Paul Gorst, Sports Mole, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Top Rank chief Bob Arum has said that Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao "owe it to boxing" to make their dream fight a reality.
The pair have long been reported to be in discussions to square off in what could be a potentially record-setting pay-per-view buyrate, and the promoter said that Read Full Story >>>
Arum: Who Gives a Sh*t About Mayweather-Khan?
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has called for negotiations to begin for a mega-match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. Arum, who promotes Pacquiao, says the sport of boxing deserves the Mayweather-Pacquiao battle.
Both of the boxers have scheduled returns in the first half of 2014. Pacqu Read Full Story >>>
Nietes, Sabillo prove Bacolod is ‘City of Champions’
Sun.Star Bacolod, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
BACOLOD’S pride Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, reigning WBO world light flyweight champion, and Merlito ‘Tiger” Sabillo, defending WBO minimum-weight titlist, once again proved that Bacolod is indeed the “City of Champions.”
Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr. said, “What a way to open Christmas as they usher the Read Full Story >>>
Malignaggi vs. the Fanboys
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
At the opening press conference to formally announce this weekend’s bout at the Barclays Center (Showtime, 8 p.m., ET) in Brooklyn between Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah, the always talkative Malignaggi let loose a verbal barrage, not at his neighborhood rival but the media. And for a fighter with Read Full Story >>>
MAIDANA SAYS HE WAS ALREADY OBSESSED WITH BECOMING 147 CHAMPION; ADRIEN BRONER ADDED FUEL TO THAT FIRE
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
"It's not that I'm upset or anything with Adrien Broner. The fact is the thing that I really, really want in my career is to be the welterweight champion, the WBA welterweight champion, and it happens that Broner won that belt unexpectedly, because he was a lightweight fighter, but since he beat Mal Read Full Story >>>
ADRIEN BRONER NOT CONCERNED WITH POWER OF MARCOS MAIDANA: "HE GOTTA HIT ME FIRST"
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
"The guys he knocked out, he was able to hit. He gotta hit me first. He gotta hit me first, and he's never been hit by me. So, you know, we'll all see; we will see what happens December 14," stated undefeated WBA welterweight champion Adrien Broner, who talked about his game plan for his upcoming De Read Full Story >>>
Hall of Fame ballot deliberation
By Lee Groves, RingTV.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
For those who are involved with the International Boxing Hall of Fame's voting process, the period between Oct. 1 and Oct. 31 is one of introspection and deliberation. Every year, each elector charged with determining the Modern Class is mailed a ballot containing 45 names, from which a maximum of 1 Read Full Story >>>
Arum at 82: He thinks the world of boxing
By Bob Velin, USA Today, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Four days shy of his 82nd birthday, Hall of Fame boxing promoter Bob Arum is coming off an exhausting week-long trip to the island of Macau, where his meal ticket, Manny Pacquiao, ended a two-fight losing streak with an impressive victory against Brandon Rios.
For most 82-year-olds, the travel co Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather vs. Bernard Hopkins: "The Alien vs. The Predator"
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
I remember literally chasing Bernard around Tampa International Airport prior to his bout with Antonio Tarver. Vividly recalling how sure I was that he’d lose to Tarver, I placed the footage of that moment from memory- against that which I’d just seen.
I was sure.
THE NON-RADIOACTIVE ZONE: ENT Read Full Story >>>
Osumanu Adama: 'I'm not scared of nobody'
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
A few hours had passed since a press release issued by K2 Promotions informed boxing media outlets that their client, WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin, would be facing Osumanu Adama on Feb. 1 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
The general reaction from fans has been one of dismissiveness, even Read Full Story >>>
Golovkin Meets Adama
By Clarence George, Boxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Gennady Golovkin, aka God’s gift to the middleweight division, will defend his WBA and IBO titles on February 1 in Monte Carlo…
“I must hurry back to my house and flowers in Monaco.”—Lillie Langtry
Gennady Golovkin, aka God’s gift to the middleweight division, will defend his WBA and IBO t Read Full Story >>>
PAULIE MALIGNAGGI AND UNDERCARD FIGHTERS BROOKLYN MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Paulie Malignaggi, Two-Time and Two-Division World Champion
"I expect the best Zab Judah. [I expect] a Zab Judah who is going to be fighting for his boxing career. I feel the same way.
"If we saw eac Read Full Story >>>
MANNY'S INSPIRATION AT LEYTE AND SAMAR
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Leyte and Samar were graced by the presence of national boxing hero Congressman Manny Pacquiao who shared part of his income to the typhoon-ravaged people of Eastern Visayas. Allegedly borrowing money after his bank accounts an Read Full Story >>>
United Boxing Promotions Delivers Action Packed Fight Card at Hershey Centre
By Rob Cruz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
A couple of days after the United Boxing Promotions fight card at the Hershey Centre, the talk among fight fans are still actively buzzing about the latest fight card. It was a most memorable event that highlighted many young and Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Bulls fall short in 3 OT thriller
By James Floyd, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
CHICAGO -- Home cooking was not good enough for the Chicago Bulls, who continued to struggle following a heartbreaking 131-128 overtime loss to the New Orleans Pelicans Monday night at the United Center.
The loss sta Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Wizards cast spell on Magic, 98-80
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
CHICAGO -- The Washington Wizards achieved a franchise milestone Monday night by capturing a .500 winning percentage for the first time since November 3, 2009.
Trevor Ariza sank 8-of-9 field goals for 24 points to l Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Kings brace for Thunder visit in Sacramento
By Lyanna Pillazar, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Sacramento Kings (4-11) will face top-ranking team Oklahoma City Thunder (12-3) Tuesday night at the Sleep Train Arena.
The Kings were winless against the Thunder last season, 0-3, losing by 10 points or less each time. But with a new season in the offing, the Kings hope t Read Full Story >>>
ALA’s animal farm
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
The ALA stable’s two world champions are named after animals. WBO minimumweight titlist Merlito Sabillo is the Tiger while WBO lightflyweight king Donnie Nietes is the Snake. They were let loose in the squared jungle at the Araneta Coliseum last Saturday night. Sabillo displayed a huge heart in bare Read Full Story >>>
Khan, Pacquiao or Bradley: Mayweather Set to Name Next Opponent
By Adrian Back, International Business Times, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Floyd Mayweather has got the boxing world talking once again after he hinted that he would make an announcement about his next opponent in the coming days.
"Next week. I'm looking forward to next week," Mayweather told Mlive.com when asked about potential opponents.
The five-division world c Read Full Story >>>
Mike Tyson tells Max Kellerman, Pacquiao is #1 & NOT Mayweather to watch or: "You don't know boxing!" - New Video
By Johnny Benz, DogHouseBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Which contemporary boxer does Mike Tyson enjoy watching the most? If you think Floyd 'Money' Mayweather Jr. or even Gennady Golovkin is more 'sensational' in the ring to watch than Manny Pacquiao, then Mike Tyson's message to you is: "Hey, listen than that means you know nothing about boxing."
Read Full Story >>>
WBO: Merlito Sabillo Does Not Have To Have A Direct Rematch With Carlos Buitrago
By Julio Garcia, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
WBO President Francisco Valcarcel has stated that its 105 pound Filipino champion Merlito Sabillo may face another opponent within the next 9 months before a rematch with Carlos Buitrago of Nicaragua occurs.
“In Mexico, Buitrago fought in an eliminatory and won the title of number one contender,” Read Full Story >>>
WBO Issues Statement Claiming Carlos Buitrago Was Never It’s 105 Lb. Interim Champion
By Julio Garcia, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Going into November 30th’s title fight with WBO 105 pound regular champion Merlito Sabillo, Carlos “Chocorroncito” Buitrago was viewed as the interim champion of the same organization looking to unify titles and win his first world title but was Buitrago really the interim champion?
Francisco Val Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin to fight Adama
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
Middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin, who scored knockouts in all four of his 2013 title defenses, will get the new year rolling Feb. 1 when he faces Osumanu Adama in Monte Carlo, K2 Promotions announced Tuesday.
Golovkin will make the 10th defense of his 160-pound world title when he faces Adam Read Full Story >>>
Too early to talk of tax amnesty for Pacquiao
By Michael Lim Ubac, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 04 Dec 2013
MANILA, Philippines—The possibility of extending amnesty to world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao for allegedly misdeclaring his income in 2009 is “a bridge that is too far away yet,” President Aquino said on Tuesday.
Aquino noted that Pacquiao, the representative of the lone district of Sarangan Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO TO RAISE FUNDS FOR YOLANDA SURVIVORS IN THE U.S.
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Dec 2013
Saddened by what he saw in his three-day visit to the provinces of Samar and Leyte which were hardest-hit by the wrath of super-typhoon Yolanda, boxing icon Manny Paquiao plans to go to the United States to raise funds for th Read Full Story >>>
Doliguez isn’t in the mood to relax against Thai fighter
By Dennis U. Eroa, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Dec 2013
THOUGH he’s the favorite, rising Filipino star Jun ‘‘Hercules’’ Doliguez isn’t taking Thai fighter Maxsaisai Pinsinchai (12-3, 1 KO) lightly. Fact is, Doliguez is preparing extra hard before his fight against the boxer f Read Full Story >>>
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