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PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Qld and Victorian State Champion Darren Askew to take on New Zealand Super Welterweight title holder Daniel Roy Maxwell.
Victorian and Queensland State Champion Darren Askew has been added to the star studded Smithy Brings Read Full Story >>>
Mexican stops Oliva in 5th round
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
FILIPINO boxer Jether Oliva failed in his first attempt to fight in a heavier division as he bowed to a much bigger Mexican Luis Nery last Feb. 28 in Tijuan, Baja California in Mexico.
Oliva’s young manager Jim Claude Manangqu Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Fourth quarter surge lifts Clippers past Bulls
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Clippers held the Chicago Bulls to 10 points in the final 8:48 of play to score a hard-fought 96-86 victory on Sunday afternoon at the United Center.
It was the Clips' fifth straight win a Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Sans Durant, Westbrook, OKC tops Lakers
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Even without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder were good enough to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 108-101, on Sunday at the Staples Center.
Durant the reigning MVP sat due to an Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather, Pacquiao and the Happy Media
By Marc Livitz, The Sweet Science, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
All was quiet for so very on long on the western as well as eastern fronts. External pressures at last forced the sport of boxing's two biggest commodities to paint themselves into such a corner that verbal jabs were no longer sufficient. The only corners that would matter this time would be the fou Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather v Pacquiao nothing but an overhyped farewell tour
By Brian O'Connor, IrishTimes.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Hype can be as expensive as it is cheap and for the next two months it will envelop the prospect of boxing’s richest ever bout to the extent people might actually believe some of this “Fight of the Century” nonsense.
Considering such PR tags are routinely pinned to the most dubious of match-ups Read Full Story >>>
How Marv Albert, 73, could help boxing regain traction with younger crowd
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Boxing desperately needs a younger audience, and fast. Scan a television ratings spreadsheet and it's impossible to miss that the largest numbers of viewers for any boxing telecast almost always fall into the category of what is referred to in the ratings business as "P55+."
It shouldn't be confu Read Full Story >>>
Boxing’s End Is Really The Beginning; Magno’s Monday Rant
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Is Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao the last dying gasp of an increasingly irrelevant sport or is it the billboard advertising greater things to come? Well, that all depends on who you ask.
Much of the frat boy, man-boy culture that drives modern mainstream sports reporting views boxing as a t Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao trolls Floyd Mayweather with T-shirt
By Des Bieler, Washington Post, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
For the longest time, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather traded shots via social media. Finally, on May 2, the pair of superstar boxers will let their fists do the talking.
Of course, May 2 is still a ways Read Full Story >>>
GAB CHAIRMAN GUANZON SPEAKS ON BARRIGA AND SUAREZ ISSUE
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
There has been questions going on whether outstanding Filipino amateurs Mark Anthony Barriga and Charly Suarez, who now fights in the AIBA sponsored boxing tournaments, are to be considered professionals. Be Read Full Story >>>
BOXING “PEOPLE POWER” VICTORIOUS
By Reni M. Valenzuela, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Open your eyes.
How relieving that the elusive fight will at last come true, but how disturbing that the pound-for-pound “lord” is being canonized by toxic opinions as a consequence. Contrary to what idolaters insist, F Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO GOES TO CHURCH SUNDAY
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Filipino superstar and 8-division world champion Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao (L) is being interviewed after he came out of the Westside Sheperd of the Hills Church here Sunday (Monday morning Manila time). Pacq Read Full Story >>>
Pacman, Mayweather hit US gyms Monday
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines—Both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will officially start training on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) for their welterweight Super Fight on May 2 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao arrived in Los Angeles Saturday night and will rest the whole day Sunday for the tough eigh Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum lays down the making of Mayweather-Pacquiao
By Michael Woods, RingTV.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
All-time promotional legend Bob Arum has been at it since 1966, so when he is asked for the big-picture assessment of our Super Bowl fight, Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, ears should perk up.
Arum, age 83, has put together or been part of the craftmaking crew for some legendary affairs Read Full Story >>>
Floyd vs Manny fever hits an all time high
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Although many will argue that the highly anticipated match-up between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is five years too late, projected numbers for this historic endeavor suggests otherwise.
Both fighters are expected to make a career high payday on May 2nd, with projected earnings exceeding Read Full Story >>>
Who’s Tyson? Who’s Lennox?
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Voicing opinions is the prerogative of everybody, whether they know everything about boxing or very little…
Everybody is free to have their say about the upcoming superfight between Floyd Mayweather. There’s not a person alive, or so it seems, who doesn’t have an opinion about who will win. S Read Full Story >>>
No press tour with Pacquiao, Floyd
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
The May 2 showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is so big the camps of the two stars have opted to do away with the multi-city, cross-country, and international press tour that remains a norm to this day but was unprecedented in 1985 when Marvin Hagler fought Thomas Hearns.
Top Ran Read Full Story >>>
DEMARCUS CORLEY TABBED AS ONE OF FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S SPARRING PARTNERS FOR MANNY PACQUIAO CLASH
By John Russell, FightHype.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Former jr. welterweight champion DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley has been tabbed as one of the sparring partners that will work with undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather as he prepares for his highly-anticipated May 2 showdown with 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. Corley, who now co Read Full Story >>>
Viloria's Manager: Pacquiao Will Dominate Mayweather
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Speaking with the Philippine Star, veteran manager Gary Gittelsohn made a bold prediction - that Manny Pacquiao will dominate Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and walk away that night with the WBC/WBA/WBO welterweight titles around his waist.
"I strongly believe Mann Read Full Story >>>
By Bill Velasco, The Philippine Star, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Taking off from Saturday’s piece about the price of democracy, there are a few issues in sports today that are bound by the gray areas of responsibility and etiquette. In a nation known for being one of the heaviest users of social media, some lines are being crossed and liberties being taken in rea Read Full Story >>>
Your Burning Questions Answered: The Sunday Brunch
By Jesse Ian Lardies, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Hola familia y amigos, welcome to the number one weekly pugilistic paper from Panama all the way up to Orlando, Florida. This week we’re stylin’, profilin’, limousine riding and jet flying. Here, in The Sunday Brunch news room – Where we currently have more federal funding than NASA – we came across Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao gives congratulations to Ronda Rousey following her 14-second knockout over Cat Zingano
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
On Saturday night, Feb. 28, inside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., UFC star Ronda Rousey continued to impress, knocking out previously-undefeated Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds at UFC 184.
Rousey has garnered mainstream attention for her accomplishments and is one of the most-public Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao records entrance song for Mayweather superfight
By Marv Dumon, Examiner.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
Manny Pacquiao, 36, will enter the ring to the blaring sound of his own voice when he faces Floyd Mayweather, Jr., 38, on May 2nd in Las Vegas. On Friday, the "Pacman" recorded a new song entitled "Lalaban Ako Para sa Pilipino" ("I Fight For Filipinos") at a studio in Los Angeles, where he is traini Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO ARRIVES IN L.A. TO PREPARE FOR THE 'REAL FIGHT'
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES – World eight-division boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has finally arrived here around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday to start his preparation for what he dubbed “real fight” of his life.
Pacquiao was Read Full Story >>>
No promise of KO from Pacquiao
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao is normally tight-lipped when asked to make a prediction.
Not even when his trainer, Freddie Roach, said a few days ago that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will get knocked out on May 2 at the MGM Grand.
Pacquiao would rather say he’d do his best and urge Mayweather Read Full Story >>>
Merchant: Mayweather-Pacquiao is More Like Lewis-Tyson
By Steve Kim, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 02 Mar 2015
When you ask veteran boxing sage Larry Merchant this question - "Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao is the biggest fight since...." - it takes a awhile for him to answer.
"Mayweather-[Oscar] De La Hoya maybe in terms of interest," Merchant replies after more than just a few seconds.
Some have sa Read Full Story >>>
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 >>>
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