|NBA -- Pacers oust Knicks, punch ticket to East Finals|
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
NEW YORK -- The Indiana Pacers eliminated the New York Knicks from this year's playoffs following a 106-99 victory in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference semifinal Saturday night at the Conseco Fieldhouse in downtown Ind Read Full Story >>>
Knockout No 32 for Matthysse
SuperSport, Sun, 19 May 2013
Lucas Matthysse knocked out Lamont Peterson in the third round in Atlantic City on Saturday night.
The Argentine bomber once again showed his devastating punching power as he demolished the American holder of the IBF junior welterweight title.
Matthysse, the WBC super-lightweight champion, Read Full Story >>>
Mancio KOs Villegas to win Philippine junior flyweight title
By Ryan Songalia, GMANews.tv, Sun, 19 May 2013
PARANAQUE CITY - It wasn't always pretty, but Jerson Mancio got the job done, stopping a game but outgunned Robel Villegas at 2:02 of the fifth round at the Flash Grand Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Paranaque City to win the vacant Philippine junior flyweight title.
Mancio (17-3-3, 8 k Read Full Story >>>
LUCAS MATTHYSSE ANNIHILATES LAMONT PETERSON
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
Atlantic City - There was no fitting word to describe Lucas Matthysse's big win against Lamont Peterson tonight in New Jersey.
It was simply an annihilation from the boxer they called "The Machine."
Matthysse (33 Read Full Story >>>
Lucas Matthysse Annihilates Lamont Peterson; Everyone Should Be Afraid
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Sun, 19 May 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- In the Godzilla movies, the great, giant lizard that demolishes all emerges from the sea. Saturday night on Showtime, boxing's scariest monster emerged onto the beaches of Atlantic City: Lucas Matthysse.
The first victim of a frightening new era for anyone around 140 pound Read Full Story >>>
LUCAS MATTHYSSE DESTROYS LAMONT PETERSON IN 3 ROUNDS
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
Moments ago, at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, hard-hitting top jr. welterweight contender Lucas Matthysse blasted IBF jr. welterweight champion Lamont Peterson, dropping him three times en route to a 3rd round stoppage. Peterson started the fight boxing from the outside, but Matthysse Read Full Story >>>
Lucas Matthysse Savagely KO’s Lamont Peterson in 3!
By Ace Freeman, FightFan.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
Argentinian knockout artist Lucas Matthysse made quick, easy and violent work of Lamont Peterson in a non-title fight just above the light welterweight limit moments ago at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, stopping him in the third round. Peterson came out looking to box in the opening r Read Full Story >>>
Battle of Badges 5 results at Foxwoods
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (May 18, 2013) - Massachusetts defeated New York, 9-3, in tonight's Battle of the Badges 5 (BOB5) at Foxwoods Resort Casino, pitting law enforcement amateur boxing teams in a fundraising event. New York holds a 3-2 advantage in the BOB series.
"BOB5" was presented by National Read Full Story >>>
Porter looks strong on Peterson-Matthysse undercard
By Joseph Santoliquito, RingTV.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ—On paper, it looked intriguing. Then again, two undefeated young fighters on a major stage should lure anyone into expecting something special to happen.
Shawn Porter made sure it didn’t—with a dominating, lopsided unanimous decision over Canadian Phil Lo Greco o Read Full Story >>>
For The Money Mayweather
By Tony Gaglione, Las Vegas Informer, Sun, 19 May 2013
“I’m older and wiser,” Mayweather said. “I don’t need to put myself in any rough predicaments anymore. I’ve done all that. I don’t have to come out and tell you guys how fast my hands are or how good my jab is. I just have to go out there and do it. There are still tough competitors still in the spo Read Full Story >>>
15-1 UNDERDOG SCORES AN UPSET AT THE PREAKNESS, NO TRIPLE CROWN WINNER FOR 2013
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
The gods in the horse world smiled today to wonderful horse named Oxbow.
The horse was tagged as a 15-1 underdog by the spin masters of the racing world. With such odds, they were expecting the horse to come in the last place.
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Rios is the perfect metric
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 19 May 2013
CONGRATULATIONS Manny on your successful reelection bid as Member of the House of Representatives for the Saranggani district.
What’s this I hear… some snickering? Well, to hell with all the brickbats. We have had actors, basketball players and nincompoops strutting their wares around those augus Read Full Story >>>
Running Undercard Results For Lamont Peterson Vs. Lucas Matthysse
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Sun, 19 May 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Keep coming back here for updates on the undercard for Showtime's main event of Lucas Matthysse-Lamont Peterson (junior welterweight). It's a DEEP card, in terms of number of fights, which I previewed here. Highlights -- among the "names", anyway -- include Anthony Peterson, S Read Full Story >>>
The Future of Puerto Rico?
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
Right now, there is a bit of a vacuum in Puerto Rican boxing. This proud island, which treats the sport as it’s national pastime, has had a glorious succession of prizefighters that has seen the likes of Wilfredo Gomez, Felix Trinidad and Miguel Cotto become cultural icons. But with Cotto clearly on Read Full Story >>>
Lamont Peterson: I Wanted Matthysse To Prove Myself
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
Lamont Peterson respects Lucas Matthysse.
The IBF junior welterweight champion considers the heavy-handed fighter from Argentina to be one of the most dangerous men within his division. Peterson just can’t comprehend why Matthysse is considered one of the most avoided fighters in boxing.
The 2 Read Full Story >>>
A KUWAITI IN SHANGHAI!
By Ted Lerner, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
UPSTART OMAR AL SHAHEEN BARGES INTO THE SEMI FINALS AT THE CHINA OPEN, JOINS CORTEZA, WU AND FU FOR SUNDAY'S FINAL FOUR
(Shanghai)--Omar Al Shaheen just booked his place in pool history.
After defeating Taiwan’s Hsu Kai L Read Full Story >>>
TEENAGE PRODIGIES EYE THE PRIZE
By Ted Lerner, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
CHEN SIMING AND LIU SHASHA REACH THE FINALS OF THE CHINA OPEN 9-BALL
(Shanghai)--Chen Siming and Liu Shasha are both 19 years old. They are both members of the Chinese national women’s team. And they each have a p Read Full Story >>>
POLITICS AND SPORTS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2013
Sports always play an important role in a government's program of development. It has often been associated with youth empowerment, healthy lifestyle and physical fitness. Sports tourism also contributes to the economi Read Full Story >>>
MANCIO RETAINS PHIL. LIGHT FLYWEIGHT TITLE
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 May 2013
Jerson Mancio of the ALA gym retained the Philippine light flyweight title by TKO in the fifth round against Robel Villegas of the Elorde Stable in a fight held Saturday night.
The result was relayed b Read Full Story >>>
Look for Peterson to best Matthysse in classic
By Matthew Aguilar, El Paso Times, Sat, 18 May 2013
t was May 18, 2002, and the boxing world had few doubts about Arturo Gatti vs. Micky Ward. There wasn't a question of whether the fight would be good. The only question was, how good? Fight of the month? Definitely. Fight of the year? Probably. Fight of the decade? Possibly.
The two courageous, Read Full Story >>>
Peterson vs Matthysse Time, Odds & Preview
By Sam Gregory, Fight Saga, Sat, 18 May 2013
Peterson vs Matthysse Time:
Broadcast: Showtime (in the U.S.)
Odds: The current welterweight title boxing line has Peterson as the boxing favorite at -950. Matthysse is the underdog at +650
The reason for a catch-weight in this fight, according to Golden Boy CE Read Full Story >>>
Lamont Peterson claims that Lucas Matthysse is in trouble and speaks on a possible fight with Danny Garcia
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Sat, 18 May 2013
After a tumultuous 2012 that saw him sitting on the sidelines, IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson returned with an emphatic victory this past February, battering former titlist Kendall Holt over the course of eight rounds before seeing the fight waived off.
With momentum again on hi Read Full Story >>>
Lebedev disfigured, loses title to Jones with horrendous injuries
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sat, 18 May 2013
WBA cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev may never be the same fighter again after suffering a terrible facial swelling in losing his title to former champion Guillermo Jones in Moscow.
The 33 year-old was embroiled in an all-out war with the Panamanian from the first bell, but in all honesty sho Read Full Story >>>
Rolando Gabriel Dy-Navarette: The son also fights
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 May 2013
Tonight’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City will feature a familiar name in Philippine boxing.
Offered by one of the country’s leading MMA promotional co Read Full Story >>>
Philippine National Games to assess athletes and NSA’s
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 May 2013
MANILA (PNA) - Members of the national training pool in the priority sports must take part in the coming Philippine National Games or face the consequence of being demoted to the next lower level with the corresponding adjustm Read Full Story >>>
Guy Robb marches on with a unanimous decision victory
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 May 2013
May 17, 2013 - Tonight featherweight prospect Guy Robb (11-1, 4 KO's) marched forward with a unanimous decision victory against John Herrera (4-7-1, 2 KOs) at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, Arizona.
From the opening round, Robb controlled the action with pressure while throwing a lot of punch Read Full Story >>>
Mosley isn't the retiring type yet
By Robert Morales, Whittier Daily News, Sat, 18 May 2013
"Sugar" Shane Mosley of Pomona will one day land in the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Most likely, he'll get in on the first try.
Mosley has multiple feathers in his cap, including two wins over Oscar De La Hoya and titles in three weight classes. Long before he took on De La Hoya at welterw Read Full Story >>>
Schaefer: “I Am Not in The Drug Testing Business”
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 18 May 2013
It began with a question about drug testing for a specific fight. Earlier in the week, BoxingScene.com’s Luis Sandoval had learned that Lamont Peterson’s bout against Lucas Matthysse would not have random drug testing conducted by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Sch Read Full Story >>>
De La Hoya Says No 147 For Canelo Against Mayweather
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Sat, 18 May 2013
Oscar De La Hoya told TSS that he's with the rest of the boxing world, that he'd like to see Floyd Mayweather glove up against Canelo Alvarez in his next fight, in September.
I asked Oscar (seen on right, with Canelo before Austin Trout fight, in Gene Blevins-Showtime photo above) this afternoon Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and the Ridiculous ‘All-Time’ Debate
By Paul Magno, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 18 May 2013
COMMENTARY | One of the most common, but utterly pointless debates in boxing is the "all-time" discussion. Every boxing message board and social media group dedicated to the sport will eventually broach the subject. Even before the internet began attracting the attention of fight fans, there's no do Read Full Story >>>
Schaefer: Only Al Haymon, Me Know Floyd-Canelo Details
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 18 May 2013
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer continued to push back against reports that the negotiations for a fight between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez include a demand that the bout must take place in Mayweather’s division at 147 pounds rather than at Alvarez’s division at 154 pounds.
Al Read Full Story >>>
There’s No Time Like the Present for Floyd Mayweather Jr. to Sell Out
By Bryan Armen Graham, Sports Illustrated, Sat, 18 May 2013
Floyd Mayweather Jr., who for the second straight year topped Sports Illustrated’s list of the highest-paid American athletes, generated $90 million in earnings last year — with an in-many-ways-more-remarkable $0 coming from endorsements. Let that simmer. Mayweather is one of the most popular sports Read Full Story >>>
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