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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Despite growing skepticism that the eagerly awaited showdown between eight Jr will happen division world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather, World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sula  
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Francisco to fight in Tibay ng Pinoy 6
By Lito delos Reyes,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

FORMER World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asian Pacific flyweight champion Drian Francisco will fight against former Philippine Boxing Federation super bantamweight king Jason “Siaton Boy” Egera in the Tibay ng Pinoy 6 on Janua  
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Pacquiao Watch: Yet another (momentary) frustration
By Edwin G. Espejo, Asian Correspondent, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
Just as everybody thought it is going to happen, suddenly everybody is disappointed again. When will the Pacquiao-Mayweather megafight conversation ever stop and cease to frustrate boxing fans? I am not about to blame Top Rank’s Bob Arum although he can certainly make this fight of the lifetim  Read Full Story >>>

NBA -- Hornets nip Knicks, 76-71
By Eric Biasbas,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
CHARLOTTE -- A night after suffering a humiliating 39-point loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Charlotte Hornets resumed their winning ways and toppled the visiting New York Knicks, 76-71 on Saturday at the Time Warner Cable Arena. It was another defense-oriented brawl which is now  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
"You know, because I'm so used to 147 and I built myself up to 147, I think 147 is just an ideal weight for me. I wouldn't want to go lower or higher. Let's just stick to 147," stated former world champion Amir Khan, who made it clear that he has no intention of fighting 8-division world champion Ma  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather is fighting Cotto again, insists HBO's Jim Lampley
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
While both networks negotiate terms for the highly anticipated Mayweather/Pacquiao super fight, the boxing world has no choice but to wait with bated breath. In the interim, numerous statements have been leaked to the media from various boxing insiders; each one offering their respective opi  Read Full Story >>>

Rios, Ortiz Renew Longtime Rivalry Through War of Words
By Jake Donovan,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
Brandon Rios closed the books on a friendly rivalry with Mike Alvarado, but didn’t take long to renew an old rivalry that bears far more hostile roots. The former lightweight titlist was swift and merciless in dismantling Alvarado in just three rounds of one-sided action Saturday evening in Broom  Read Full Story >>>

Hollywood stardom awaits Manny Pacquiao
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao may soon join Hollywood's elite entertainers after a film producer offered him a three-film deal right after he beats pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. Pacquiao and Mayweather have yet to finalize a deal to face each other in the ring on May 2 at the  Read Full Story >>>

Open Letter to Floyd Mayweather
By Christian Giudice,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
This has nothing to do with the things that you believe define you. It has more to do with your legacy, both in and out of the ring… Dear Floyd: I believe that this could be your year. No, this is not about being the best boxer in the world, again. No, it’s not about improving pay-per-view num  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao will win in first encounter against Mayweather
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
While Floyd Mayweather has not signed the contract to fight Manny Pacquiao, fight fans who are privy to the ongoing fight negotiations believe that the long-delayed fight is bound to happen on May 2 as Mayweather had earlier announced. In a few days, discussions will shift to the merits of the  Read Full Story >>>

If Floyd won’t fight, it’s Pacquiao vs Khan
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
If Floyd Mayweather opts to pick a dancing partner other than Manny Pacquiao on May 2, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum revealed yesterday that the Filipino star will have his much-awaited ring return on May 30. Arum told ESPN while he was presiding over a major show there that Khan is indeed the s  Read Full Story >>>

Rios - Alavarado Trilogy falls flat
By Charles Saunders,, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
SONAHR: BLOOMFIELD, Colorado - January 25, 2015 - So much for the second coming of the thrill-a-minute trilogy between Micky Ward and the late Arturo Gatti, which had fight fans on the edge of their seats during the early years of this century. Saturday’s third meeting between Brandon Rios and Mike   Read Full Story >>>

Donaire trains early for comeback
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
A DEVASTATING defeat can destroy a boxer’s career. Most boxers are never the same after a brutal loss but it looks like that isn’t the case with Filipino superstar Nonito Donaire Jr. because his knockout defeat in the hands of Nicholas Walters has rather fueled the fire inside of him. “He is v  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao Weighs In: Miss Lebanon Vs Miss Israel In Miss Universe 2014
By Conviron Altatis, Yibada, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
f Miss Universe 2014 were only between Miss Lebanon Saly Greige and Miss Israel Doron Matalon, who should win the crown? One of the judges has an opinion. According to Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, it is all about the talent. "It will come down to the one with the best talent and the b  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao drops in at NY consul’s party for Fil-Am press club
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
NEW YORK CITY– Boxing champion and Congressman Manny Pacquiao graced the New York consul general’s reception for the Filipino American Press Club of New York January 16 at ConGen General Mario L. De Leon, Jr.’s residence. The Sarangani province representative was joined by Filipino-American filmm  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao ended his London visit where he had a private dinner with Prince Harry at Buckingham Palace on Thursday night followed by a meeting with World Boxing Council welterweight Silv  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Concepcion. Bernabe Concepcion who twice fought for the world featherweight title and lost and southpaw Al Sabaupan have handily beaten their Indonesian opponents in a fight card in Camarines Sur. The 27 year o  
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UNBEATEN TEXAS KNOCKOUT ARTIST TRAVELL MAZION GETS CO-MAIN EVENT LOS ANGELES (Jan. 23) - Before Rocky Juarez (30-10-1, 21 KOs) and Robinson "Robin Hood" Castellanos (20-10, 13 KOs) square off for Juarez' WBC Silver Featherweight Title and final title elimination bout at Cowboys Dancehall in San A  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao makes more sense in 2016, without Showtime
By David Mayo,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
In another expertly played production, because that's what Manny Pacquiao's brilliant promoter does, Floyd Mayweather next weekend will see the opposition-imposed deadline pass for a fight proposal that may be in no one's best interest except for boxing fans and one U.S. television corporation, and   Read Full Story >>>

No Contest: Espinoza vs. Arum
By Robert Ecksel,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Assuming “the deal” isn’t dead already, it’s hard to believe that provoking Arum will bring the superfight to fruition… “God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.”—Benjamin Franklin While everyone is waiting for Floyd Mayweather to agree to fight Manny Pacquiao, it appear  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao vs Amir Khan possible for May 30
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
If a fight with Floyd Mayweather doesn't materialize -- and it's not looking like it will -- Manny Pacquiao is looking at Amir Khan as his "Plan B," with a May 30 HBO pay-per-view fight possible. The two met up this weekend in England, and Pacquiao also met with Prince Harry. Pacquiao has been in  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao serves as judge for tonight’s Miss Universe Pageant, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Tonight, Sunday, January 25th, is the big night for the Miss Universe Pageant, the 63rd Annual event. The Miss Universe contestants will be hosted in Doral, Florida and the pageant will air live from the FIU Arena. While boxing fans know that Manny Pacquiao is busy right now with the potential task  Read Full Story >>>

Roger Mayweather on a possible Miguel Cotto rematch for Floyd: ‘He already knows he can’t whoop Floyd’
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
The more times passes, the more it seems like we may be seeing Floyd Mayweather face off with Miguel Cotto in a rematch on May 2 instead of a huge showdown with Manny Pacquiao that the boxing world and general public has been hoping for. Cotto gave Mayweather a spirited battle in May of 2012, dro  Read Full Story >>>

Welcome back ‘Bam Bam’ Rios, thank you Mike Alvarado
By Doug Fischer,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Fight fans tuned into the Mike Alvarado-Brandon Rios rubber match expecting the same fierce mano-a-mano action that marked the first two bouts the brave sluggers split. What they got was a brief and brutal slaughter. Alvarado, who lost their first fight by seventh-round TKO but rebounded to win t  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios annihilated Mike “Mile High” Alvarado bringing the Denver, Colorado fighter crashing down to earth in their third meeting before a hometown crowd some of whom booed Alvarado for his lackluster perform  
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Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Vs. Manny Pacquiao: Hope Fading That Fight Will Come Together As Pacquiao Makes Backup Plans
By Nathan Francis, The Inquisitr, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
A Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight could be the biggest bout in boxing history, but the prospect of the fight actually coming together is looking more and more grim. The fighters had circled a May 2 date for the long-awaited showdown, but it appears that the two may once again reach  Read Full Story >>>

Las Vegas could be host to two boxing cards May 2
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
The dominoes are beginning to fall. Canelo Alvarez wasted no time after Miguel Cotto turned down a fight with him and will face James Kirkland on May 2 on HBO at either the Thomas &Mack Center or in San Antonio. Meanwhile, Manny Pacquiao’s representatives met in England with Amir Khan in preli  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao's wife says boxing hubby would be a perfect match for Hollywood
New York Daily News, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Jinkee Pacquiao says she'd love to see pugilist alongside Liam Neeson in action flick Forget the middleweight title and bring on the Oscars. While debate continues over whether Manny Pacquiao will ever cut through enough red tape to book a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr., the Filipino fighter’s  Read Full Story >>>

Rios-Alvarado 3 Post-Fight Quotes
By Eric ‘Sugar Foot’ Duran, The Boxing Tribune, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
RIOS: “I had to come out here and they were booing and I loved and I had to do what I had to do. This could have been the end of my career and I didn’t want that to happen and I didn’t want it to end like this. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. he is a warrior and I had to take my time and be patie  Read Full Story >>>

Brandon Rios demolishes Mike Alvarado, makes him quit in three rounds. Where was this ‘Bam Bam’ Rios against Pacquiao?
By Frank Walsh, OTR Boxing Radio, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
A trilogy (from Greek τρι- tri-, “three” and -λογία -logia) is a set of three works of art that are connected, and that can be seen either as a single work or as three individual works. With the ring as their canvas, Brandon ‘Bam Bam’ Rios and Mike ‘Mile High’  Read Full Story >>>

Screen Shot: Rios Mauls Alvarado
By Robert Ecksel,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 23 KOs) destroyed Mike Alvarado (34-4, 23 KOs), forcing him to quit on his stool after a three one-sided rounds… In Saturday’s rubber match at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, Brandon Rios (33-2-1, 23 KOs), from Oxnard, California, destroyed Mike Alvarado (34-4,   Read Full Story >>>

Rios Beats Alvarado Bloody, Makes Him Quit on Stool
By Mario Mungia, Tha Boxing Voice, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
Tonight marked the 3rd fight in the Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios and Mike “Mile High” Alvarado trilogy. The first fight was fought on Rios’ territory of Carson, California, the second fight was on neutral ground at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. So, it only made sense to host the third and  Read Full Story >>>

Brandon Rios Clubs Mike Alvarado Out Early
By Patrick Conner, The Queensberry Rules, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
The first time, Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado declared war on each other, embracing the messy tenets of inside battle and letting the tea leaves dictate who won, and it was Rios. The second time, Alvarado climbed the walls in Las Vegas, just barely escaping ruin to out-distance the gritty brawler.   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao shows humble side dining with Prince Harry at Buckingham Palace as Floyd Mayweather faces 'we want Pacquiao' chants watching basketball in Los Angeles
Mail Online (UK), Sun, 25 Jan 2015
While Floyd Mayweather was sat courtside watching Los Angeles Clippers play Brooklyn Nets and listening to the deafening chants of 'we want Pacquiao, we want Pacquiao', the Filipino fighter that the world of boxing is so desperate to see him take on was far away, dining in a palace. It sounds aki  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Brandon 'Bambam' Rios (R) destroyed Mike Alvarado at the 1st Bank Center in Bloomfield, Colorado Saturday night to win their rubber match in a devastating fashion and captured the WBO International Welterweight title.   
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  • Flop never planned in fighting Pac from the get go. by JoeyInCali
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  • Rios: "When I fought Pacquiao, I saw 3 Mannys in the ring" by gwapo123
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  • Mike Alvarado vs Brandon Rios 3 replay video by gwapo123
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  • Rios vs Provodnikov by platinum
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  • Signs that the fight will NOT happen by Nikki sixX
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  • Bob Arum: Mayweather is a ‘chicken by tsulopascal
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  • Signs that the fight will happen by Nikki sixX
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  • Jim lampley: Mayweather Is Fighting Cotto Next by phlebotomist
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  • Video: Garcia says Rios would be trouble for Manny now by fh_editor
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  • shrewd jew vs bottom feeder ariza by rex david
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  • Brandon Rios: I want Victor Ortiz Next by luckysurvivor
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  • Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios III Full Fight Replay by armainev
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  • Useless open letter to Floydy! by Mojo98
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  • How would you feel if Floyd fights Amir Khan instead? by observer
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  • The chicken has spoken! by seniorchief
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  • Rios learned from his loss to Pacman by nonongsanmateo
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  • Jim Lampley: Mayweather Is Fighting Cotto on May 2 by luckysurvivor
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  • Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios 3 Fight Replay by luckysurvivor
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  • this should be pac's trainer by boxer1
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  • Nonito Donaire will move down to Super Bantamweight by andrew23
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  • Video: Mike Alvarado vs Brandon Rios 3 full fight replay! by klintshin
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  • Mayweather Vs. Cotto next not Pacquiao - EsNews Boxing by tsulopascal
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  • Pacquiao Given Question during Miss Unverse 2015 by rene6985
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  • Two new ridiculous demands of Flyod to fight Manny by GentleHog
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  • Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado 3 Full Fight Replay by phlebotomist
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  • Sign-off vs Signed Contract? Spin at works to duck Pacquiao? by Mojo98
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  • Kobe Paras or Japeth Aguilar by asteroid_punch
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  • Does Manny have a "Corporate world" to your liking? by lytbendah
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  • Make JMM vs Rios fight !! by Navy Blue
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  • Mayweather vs Cotto VS Canelo vs. Kirkland by rojvil
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  • Rios TKOed Alvarado!!! by The Bradman
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  • Rios vs. Marquez anyone? by nonongsanmateo
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