|Local hero JR Magboo eyes IBF Pacific title |
By Dennis U. Eroa, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
HE fights wisely and there is no doubt that JR Magboo, pride of Touch Gloves Boxing Gym, is ripe for an international title.
Elmer Anuran, Magboo’s handler and president of Saved by the Bell Promotions, said his Read Full Story >>>
PARAS CLEARED TO COMPETE IN FIBA U18 SLAM DUNK CONTEST
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Kobe Paras, son of PBA legend and two-time MVP Benjie Paras has been cleared to compete in the FIBA Under 18 Slam Dunk contest in Qatar from August 16-29.
Benjie Paras said his 16 year old son was given per Read Full Story >>>
Douglas Targets World title in Fall!
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Baltimore, MD – Blue chip prospect Tyrieshia “Lady Tiga” Douglas has her sights set on capturing a world title before the end of 2014.
At 5-0 with 1 win by knockout, the Baltimore-based Washington DC native’s set a lofty goal for herself. As an amateur, she won multiple Golden Gloves and Nation Read Full Story >>>
Miranda replaces injured Nemkov vs. Puetz in M-1 Challenge 50 Aug. 15 in Russia
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (July 22 2014) - Former M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Victor Nemkov has pulled out of a rematch against current holder Stephan Puetz (10-1-0, 4 KO/TKO, 3 SUB) in the main event on a special M-1 Global anniversary show, M-1 Challenge 50: Battle on Neva," outdoors Fri Read Full Story >>>
Odds on Manny hint at Macau mismatch
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
MANILA, Philippines - The early betting odds are suggesting a big mismatch in Macau.
Manny Pacquiao, of course, is the heavy favorite against Chris Algeiri, who was unheard of until he faced and defeated Ruslan Provodnikov last month.
According to Lootmeister.com, which provides boxing handica Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Continues Pay Per View Nonsense
By Matthew Hurley, MaxBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Now that Manny Pacquiao versus Chris Algieri is a done deal, the PacMan officially revealed himself to be Bob Arum’s puppet on a string. No, this is not as bad as Colonel Tom Parker ripping apart his only client Elvis Presley over nearly twenty-one years but it begs the question, who would Manny be Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao is 14-1 favorite vs Algieri
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
On paper, it certainly looks like Chris Algieri will have to carry a bladed weapon or a concealed-carry pistol for him to emerge victorious against Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 23 in Macau.
Odds coming from the US say Pacquiao is -1400 ($100 bet wins $1,400), while Algieri is +800 ($100 bet wins $800). Read Full Story >>>
Gennady "GGG" Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale: Mortal Kombat
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
These had to be my two favorite words in all of my video-game splendor during the 90's. "Mortal Kombat" was my answer to blood lust in between ramen noodles, books and assignments I wanted absolutely nothing to do with.
The fights were epic, as were the characters and visuals. B Read Full Story >>>
Why Gennady Golovkin still isn't a mainstream star (and may never be)
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Years from now, I suspect, there will be those who will write about what a privilege it was to watch Gennady Golovkin, to cover this nearly perfect fighting machine as he tore through his career nearly unchallenged.
The WBA middleweight champion is 29-0 with 26 knockouts heading into perhaps the Read Full Story >>>
Algieri's Promoter: Jab is Key Tool Against Pacquiao
By Bill Emes, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Promoter Joe DeGuardia is very confident about Chris Algieri's chances to upset Manny Pacquiao on November 22nd in Macau, China. DeGuardia was also confident that Algieri (20-0, 8KOs), a huge underdog at the time, would defeat Ruslan Provodnikov in June. He was right, and Algieri recovered from two Read Full Story >>>
Robert Garcia Wants Mayweather To Go Toe To Toe
By Oscar De Leon, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
In a recent Interview with Tha Boxing Voice, Robert Garcia (Trainer of Marcos Maidana) said he his game plan would involve forcing Mayweather to stand toe-to-toe. In recent interivews Garcia has gone out of his way to point out Mayweathers lack of entertainment when it comes to pleasing the fans and Read Full Story >>>
Shields: Canelo Looked Like an Amatuer Against Lara, De La Hoya Will Never Give Us a Rematch
By Jon Uddin, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Fresh off of hearing the decision that went against Erislandy Lara Saturday night, Ronnie Shields, trainer to the Cuban southpaw, stopped to answer a few questions from Tha Boxing Voice. Shields did not mince words when expressing his frustration with the judge’s scores.
“I’m pissed off about it. Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez arrest warrant reportedly exercised in Jalisco
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Talented light-middleweight fighter Canelo Alvarez faces arrest in his home city after the Justice of the State of Jalisco followed through with a warrant that was first purused in 2013.
At the time a year ago, the warrant was originally thrown out, although WBN has now been handed a copy of the Read Full Story >>>
Quijano: Rigondeaux improves image
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
PERHAPS he was finally fed up of being labeled a bore and wanted to make a lasting impression.
Others disagree and say it was all about it gamesmanship.
Still others refuse to sugarcoat it and argue that it was a good old, cheap shot. Plain and simple.
Whatever the case, Guillermo Rigondeau Read Full Story >>>
Wyatt Earp: O.K. Corral to Square Ring
By Norman Marcus , Boxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Wyatt Earp kept control of the situation, even though he had been forced to take off his Colt .45 when he stepped into the ring…
What was Wyatt Earp, the most famous lawman in the Old West, doing at the Mechanics’ Pavilion in San Francisco on the night of December 2, 1896?
He was there to refe Read Full Story >>>
Viloria heeds Freddie’s advice
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach was back in former WBC/IBF lightflyweight and WBA/WBO flyweight champion Brian Viloria’s corner for his fight against Mexico’s Jose Alfredo (Diablito) Zuniga at the Cotai Arena in the Ven Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao invited to play ball with NBA stars
By Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino boxing champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, who is now trying his hand at professional basketball, has been invited to test his skills against a group of NBA stars who are visiting the country for a charity event.
Pacquiao, the coach of expansion team KIA Motors who ha Read Full Story >>>
$300 Million at Stake for Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Showdown
International Business Times, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
The battle royal between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. might be ticking away, but the boon for the showdown could be too tempting for both fighters to ignore, according to several boxing analysts.
Pacquiao vs. Mayweather has been elusive, a pipe dream for boxing fans after years of fail Read Full Story >>>
Welcome to the Canelo Alvarez Era
By Martin Gallegos, 3MoreRounds.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
If you were in the building for Canelo vs Lara, you would have thought that Oscar De La Hoya was fighting with the vibe that was felt throughout the MGM Grand.
It was really a unique atmosphere, something you don’t even feel when Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao headline a card in Vegas. It was Read Full Story >>>
Cunningham fighting for daughter's life
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
When heavyweight Steve Cunningham faced Amir Mansour and defeated him by 10-round decision -- after getting knocked down twice in the fifth round -- in a terrific slugfest in April, the former cruiserweight titlist made no secret about the reason he continues to fight.
His family is dealing with Read Full Story >>>
Brook: Winning IBF Title - Khan Fight Will 100% Happen!
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Kell Brook (32-0, 22KOs) is hoping that a victory over IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15KOs) will bring him the prize that he wants most - a domestic super-fight with Amir Khan (29-3, 19KOs).
Brook will challenge Porter on August 16th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Read Full Story >>>
ZOU SHIMING EYES WORLD TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Following an impressive performance in his first ten round bout, popular Chinese Olympic two-time Champion Zou Shiming is eyeing a world title fight next.
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told the Manila Standard/Viva Spor Read Full Story >>>
DELA TORRE VS. SOUTH AFRICA’S MCOTHELI IN WBF TITLE FIGHT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
De La Torre (R).
Unbeaten prospect Harmonito dela Torre (13W-0L,8KO’s) will battle Xolani Mcotheli of South Africa (9W- 1L 8KO’s) for the WBF superfeatherweight world title on September 13 at the Lagao gymnasium in General Read Full Story >>>
New Jersey Veteran Jorge Diaz Returns to Top ShoBox Quadrupleheader Undercard at Turning Stone, This Friday, July 25
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
The three-fight undercard has been announced for this Friday's blockbuster nationally televised quadrupleheader of world-class professional boxing in celebration of the landmark 200th episode of "SHOBOX: The New Generation," live from Event Center at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Upstate New Yo Read Full Story >>>
The Historic Fifth Crown: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, 2015
By Springs Toledo, The Sweet Science, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
In 1988, Sugar Ray Leonard defeated Donny Lalonde and was handed two world championships for the price of none. HBO’s Larry Merchant sniffed at this. After a post-fight studio discussion with Leonard, he turned to us. “You may have noticed I made no reference to Sugar Ray Leonard winning his fourth Read Full Story >>>
‘King,’ ‘Azukal’ ready for Dubai
By Henry G. Doble, Sun.Star Bacolod, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
BACOLOD City-hailed Genesis “Azukal” Servania and Bago City-born “King” Arthur Villanueva are all set to make another chapter in their career as they are scheduled to see action for the “Pinoy Pride 27: Duel in Dubai” on August 29 at the Dubai International Convention Center.
The two champions fr Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: “Pacquiao fights now because he needs money. His money’s being got and he don’t f*cking even see it!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
On September 13th, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will return to the ring, and for the first time in nearly twelve years, he will be matched up against an opponent that he has already faced, Marcos Maidana. The rematch announcement was welcomed by many fans and media, but when it came to a certain member of M Read Full Story >>>
Joe Frazier vs. Jack Johnson
By George Thomas Clark , Boxing.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Jack Johnson’s not taking any chances. He’s jabbing, and I’m chasing him like he’s the shyest girl at the dance…
You’re kidding, right, taking me back to 1905 San Francisco to watch Jack Johnson, a peacock with a mouth big as Clay’s, fight some guy named Marvin Hart who’s got a fat ass. And you t Read Full Story >>>
Nardo loses title bid again
Sun.Star Bacolod, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
REIGNING Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF) super bantamweight champion Jerry Nardo (19 wins, 5 losses with 10 KOs) of Escalante City, Negros Occidental seems to be losing his monicker.
He suffered another setback after losing another title bid against newly-crowned World Boxing Union (WBU) light Read Full Story >>>
HBO DOESN'T LIKE RIGONDEAUX, BUT THEY LIKE ZOU SHIMING?
By Anthony 'Duljoman' Andales, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Mt. Pleasant, SC – HBO has its favorites, but unfortunately the 2-time Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux is not one of them, this is what Gary Hyde said, Rigondeaux’s manager. To the purists, this is insane.
Guillerm Read Full Story >>>
Win-win leader begging off from race
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
(COCKY AMERICAN: Chris Algieri, a New Yorker of Italian and Argentinian descent, now says he doesn’t see any reason how he could lose to Manny Pacquiao in their battle for the WBO welterweight crown in Macau nex Read Full Story >>>
Notre Dame's Mike Lee Eager for Fistic Homecoming on ESPN Friday Night Fights This Friday, July 25, at UIC Pavilion in Chicago
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 22 Jul 2014
The standard playbook for boxing up-and-comers with just 12 professional fights under their belt is to hone their craft anonymously on various regional undercards, waiting for a chance at a high-profile showcase.
But wi Read Full Story >>>
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