|GILAS UNDER 18 TEAM ROUTS JORDAN BY 25 POINTS, GIVES FILIPINOS SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT|
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
The Gilas Pilipinas under 18 Philippine national team routed Jordan by 25 points, 85 – 60 in their opening game of the FIBA world championships, giving Filipino fns something to cheer about after the string of defeats suffered by the World Cup bound men’s team and the 15th place finish of the Batang Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Bulls hope veteran Aaron Brooks can make a difference
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
CHICAGO -- With the return of franchise star Derrick Rose, plus the signings two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol and European sensation Nikola Mirotic, the Chicago Bulls enter the approaching 2014-15 season with high cha Read Full Story >>>
Triple G: Go West Young Man
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0 with 27 KOs) has conquered the East Coast. The West Coast is next.
The knockout artist from Karaganda, Kazakhstan, is taking his show on the road. On Oct. 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, Triple G defends his crown against former Mex Read Full Story >>>
Ann Osman and Ana in high-profile MMA battle
By Moni Mathews, Khaleej Times, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
The combination of looks, charisma and world-class talent has paved the way for Malaysian mixed martial arts (MMA) performer, Ann Osman, to slowly but steadily change the perception of Muslim women globally.
In less than a year’s time of actual in-cage performances, Ann has gone from being a rela Read Full Story >>>
Kell Brook vs. Amir Khan Seems Like a Forgone Conclusion
By Joe Habeeb, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
We are only a few days removed from Kell Brook’s surprising upset victory over former IBF Welterweight Champion Shawn Porter and boxing fans are now eagerly awaiting his next move.
Brook shook up the boxing world last Saturday and threw a monkey wrench in a lot of people’s plans.
Before this f Read Full Story >>>
MICKEY BEY TALKS MIGUEL VAZQUEZ CLASH: "IT'S GOING TO BE MAYHEM AND BEYHEM...I'M COMING TO GET IT"
By Percy Crawford, FightHype.com, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
"This is it; this is even better and bigger. It's going to be Mayhem and Beyhem. It's huge and I'm honored to be a part of something that's not only big in sports, but on TV too pretty much in general...He's gotta be a good fighter because he's held the title for a number of years. I know he is a go Read Full Story >>>
Pulev: Clown Briggs is an act by Klitschko to deflect from lack of drug testing
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
World heavyweight title challenger Kubrat Pulev has exclusively stated to WBN that drug testing for his upcoming four-belt clash with Wladimir Klitschko is not on a level playing field.
The undefeated 33 year-old from Bulgaria claims that whilst he is being tested on a regular basis prior to the Read Full Story >>>
Supreme Court rescues Pacquiaos in tax case
By Ina Reformina, ABS-CBN News, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
MANILA (UPDATED) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday stopped the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) from collecting P3.3 billion cash bond or around P5 billion surety bond from boxing icon and Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao and his wife, Jinkee.
The Supreme Court's 3rd Division issued an indefinite Tempora Read Full Story >>>
Omega fighters in Pacquiao event
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 21 Aug 2014
UNBEATEN Omega Boxing Gym stalwarts Jack Tepora and Christian Araneta showcase their talents this weekend in Davao City.
The 19-year-old Jack faces Michael Escobia, while Araneta takes on undefeated Melmark Dignos this Saturday night in the undercard of MP Promotions’ Tibay ng Pinoy 4, at the Alm Read Full Story >>>
Donaire takes the #IceBucketChallenge plunge
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
While boxing fans and online spectators wait for Manny Pacquiao’s response to Chris Algieri’s #IceBucketChallenge, another Filipino boxing superstar accepted the challenge of the popular social media phenomenon.
Nonito Read Full Story >>>
Tello Arrives in Shanghai For Petalcorin WBA Battle
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Panamanian title contender Walter "El Raton" Tello of Panama has arrived in Shanghai, China, ahead of his 12-round clash against Filipino southpaw Randy "Razor" Petalcorin for the WBA interim Jr. Flyweight (108 lbs) b Read Full Story >>>
Austin Trout: “A year ago, I think Pacquiao definitely could have given Mayweather his first loss!”
By Jenna Jay, Racing Daily Forum, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Many fighters in boxing face setbacks in their career and for some it can mean the imminent end of their run at the highest level, for other it’s a wake up call which they use to come back stronger. Austin Trout is on his comeback trail following the two consecutive losses he suffered in 2013, and h Read Full Story >>>
Brook tries to secure Khan fight
By Ron Shillingford, CayCompass.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
As the next generation of welterweights jostle for supremacy in anticipation of Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s retirement, Kell Brook is the latest champion hoping to acquire his mantle as boxing’s best 147 pound fighter.
Englishman Brook won the International Boxing Federation welter title after 1 Read Full Story >>>
Pael returns to Japan for Real Spirits fight
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
PROMISING prospect Renoel Pael returns to Japan for his second fight outside the country.
Pael faces off with Japanese newcomer Yuki Yonaha in one of the fights of Real Spirits vol. 38 – “Philippines vs. Japan” this Friday night at the Kobe Municipal Central Gym.
Pael along with his coach Brix Read Full Story >>>
Bernard Hopkins: ‘I Never Ran from Kovalev, He Was the One Running from Me’
By Joe Habeeb, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
We are at a time in boxing where many big name fighters take the easy route to a title and once they get it, they look for opponents who pose the least amount of threat so they can hold on to that title for a long time and make the most money possible. This pattern seems to be the norm nowadays, but Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin headed to L.A., to fight Marco Antonio Rubio on Oct. 18
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Gennady Golovkin, who is quickly establishing a reputation as boxing's most exciting fighter, will make his West Coast debut on Oct. 18 when he defends his WBA middleweight title at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., against veteran Marco Antonio Rubio, promoter Tom Loeffler told Yahoo Sports.
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Gennady Golovkin will fight at StubHub Center in Carson on Oct. 18
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Gennady Golovkin, the middleweight world champion and knockout artist who trains in Big Bear, will fight in Southern California for the first time on Oct. 18 when he meets Mexico’s Marco Antonio Rubio at StubHub Center in Carson.
World Boxing Assn. champion Golovkin (30-0, 27 knockouts) of Kaza Read Full Story >>>
Bacolod boxing champs fly to Dubai for PP 27
By Henry G. Doble, Sun.Star Bacolod, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
UNDEFEATED champions Genesis “Azukal” Servania of Bacolod and “King” Arthur Villanueva of Bago City are scheduled to fly for Dubai on August 30 for ALA Promotions’ first overseas boxing campaign – the “Pinoy Pride 27: Duel in Dubai” scheduled September 5 at the Dubai International Convention Center. Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Brandon Knight runs free camp in Milwaukee
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
WAUNAKEE- Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight generously gave back to his community by running a free camp for kids on August 18 and 19.
The two-day hoopla provided kids in the Milwaukee area a great opportunity to im Read Full Story >>>
Round And Round, Featuring What’s Next For Mayweather, Pacquiao Undercards, Gennady Golovkin, Others
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
That’s not just a picture of Jay-Z for no reason(able doubt). The Jigga Man’s Roc Nation has rather quickly started making a splash upon entering the boxing game, going from getting a license in D.C. and New York to throwing out a massive purse bid for one bout we’ll discuss in this edition of Roun Read Full Story >>>
Mago Battles On
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Hopefully, former heavyweight fighter Magomed Abdusalamov could be leaving Helen Hayes Hospital soon to continue rehab at home as he recovers from life threatening injuries suffered in his brutal bout with Mile Perez in November 2013. According to the following Bad Left Hook article by Ben Chan, Abd Read Full Story >>>
Best fights to make at welterweight
By Brian Campbell, ESPN.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
There was a certain refreshing nature to the way England’s Kell Brook soundly defeated Shawn Porter on Saturday to capture his welterweight title.
It wasn’t just the convincing nature of Brook’s performance or the fact that his victory announced -- somewhat unexpectedly -- a new player at 147 po Read Full Story >>>
Maidana: Mayweather Not as Difficult, Can't Avoid a Jab
By Luis Sandoval, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
There is only a month left until the rematch between pound for pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “Chino” Maidana takes place in Las Vegas, NV at the MGM Grand. Both fighters are deep in training camp but Maidana took a small break to talk to the media on Saturday afternoon in Carson, CA Read Full Story >>>
PBA bends rules for Pacquiao
Tempo, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
After announcing that any PBA draft aspirant who fails to attend the two-day agility test will be taken off the list, PBA officials were forced to eat their words after boxing champion Manny Pacquiao failed to appear but was given a chance to send his biometrics at some later date.
Pacquiao was o Read Full Story >>>
Kell Brook: I Proved To Critics That I Belong at Top Level
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (33-0, 22KOs) feels confident that he finally proved his worth to the critics who never saw him as a top level fighter. Last Saturday night, Brook captured his IBF title with a twelve round majority decision win over previously undefeated Shawn Porter (24-1-1, 15 Read Full Story >>>
Roc Nation Sports makes a big splash in boxing but can they swim?
By Tim Smith, RingTV.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Most people who get into the boxing promotions business might think about sticking a toe in the water to test it. Maybe they sign a boxer or two and start small. But that isn’t the case with Roc Nation Sports, one of rapper-entrepreneur Jay-Z’s companies.
In their first foray in boxing Roc Nation Read Full Story >>>
PETALCORIN READY FOR HIS WBA LIGHT FLYWEIGHT INTERIM TITLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Promising southpaw Randy Petalcorin, the reigning Pan Asian Boxing Association light flyweight champion is ready for his WBA Interim title fight against the experienced Walter Tello of Panama at the new Mercedes Benz Arena in Read Full Story >>>
Gingras-McCreedy main event, plus young stars, headline upcoming boxing event Sept. 12
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 19th, 2014) - It's the best two-for-one deal in town.
On Friday, Sept. 12th, 2014, light heavyweights Rich Gingras and Joey McCreedy will each put their titles on the line in one dynamic main event at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., leaving only one champion in the head Read Full Story >>>
New wave of Canadian prospects Showcased last weekend by Eye of the Tiger Management
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
MONTREAL (August 19, 2014) - A new wave of Canadian boxing prospects was showcased this past weekend in Quebec City by Eye of the Tiger Management (EOTTM) on its popular Fight Night Series.
During the past few years, EOTTM has developed a strong stable of world-class fighters, promoting and/or ma Read Full Story >>>
PHILIPPINE BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION MONICO LAURENTE LOSES IN TOKYO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Philippine bantamweight champion Monico Laurente has lost to Japanese southpaw Yusuke Suzuki by a unanimous decision in an eight round bout at the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
The fight was on the undercard of the OPBF light middleweight title rematch between the hard-hitting Koji Numata and the Read Full Story >>>
Austin Trout: “I strongly doubt Miguel Cotto wants a rematch with me, Freddie Roach is not stupid and neither is Cotto!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Former WBA light middleweight champion, Austin ‘No Doubt’ Trout makes his long awaited return to the ring, when he faces former title challenger Daniel Dawson on this weeks edition of Friday Night Fights. Trout, 28, is coming off back to back losses to Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara is hoping to Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather has formidable punching power
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Wed, 20 Aug 2014
Pound-for-pound king and consensus welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather (46-0, 26KOs) is often criticized for his perceived lack of punching power.
Despite the fact he's KO'd most of his opponents, some in the media (who have obviously never boxed before), as well as some fans, actua Read Full Story >>>
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