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Fight scene still packs a punch
By Ron Shillingford,, Tue, 26 May 2015
Combat sports are in fine fettle, thankfully, despite the disappointment of the recent “Fight of the Century.” The Floyd “Money” Mayweather clash with Manny Pacquiao on May 1 may have been the richest contest in boxing history, but it fell lamentably short of living up to its billing. Fight of   Read Full Story >>>

Khan: Deep down, Mayweather doesn’t want to fight me.
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Tue, 26 May 2015
WBC silver welterweight champion and Bolton fighter Amir Khan believes an impressive performance against former 140 lb. champion Chris Algieri on Saturday will leave Floyd Mayweather Jr. no choice but to fight him in a September clash. But, he also knows a bad performance or any slight glitch is   Read Full Story >>>

Khan coy on Mayweather talk
Fox Sports, Tue, 26 May 2015
The two-time world champion is preparing for his second fight at welterweight against Algieri in the American's home city, New York on Friday. With Mayweather having disposed of Manny Pacquiao and seemingly set for one last bout, Khan has been mentioned as a possible final foe for the American su  Read Full Story >>>

.357 Magno
By Robert Ecksel,, Tue, 26 May 2015
The BWAA’s credibility or lack thereof notwithstanding, Santoloquito has a point. Too bad it’s at the top of his head… Boxing has always attracted serious writers. A serious sport with a serious history, boxing brings out the best and worst of man. The best are the fighters, whose courage is off th  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Milan Melindo needs to knock out Javier Mendoza to win in Mexico
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Tue, 26 May 2015
WBC Youth Intercontinental flyweight champion Milan Melindo needs to win by knockout to win his upcoming fight in Mexico against IBF light flyweight champion Javier Mendoza on May 30 at the Campo Nuevo Ensenada, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. In his first attempt to win a major title, Meli  Read Full Story >>>

Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri Can Brit do what Manny Pacquiao didn't?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Tue, 26 May 2015
Will Amir Khan finally face Floyd Mayweather on September 12? Promoted Content Some believe it depends on how the former performs on Friday against Chris Algieri. According to Khan, Al Haymon, who manages both fighters thinks Floyd's team will have run out of excuses should Khan look dazzling  Read Full Story >>>

Last Train to Palookaville
By Ted Sares,, Tue, 26 May 2015
It doesn’t take a judge, psychiatrist, or neurologist to know why Jermain Taylor behaves as he does… “I’m on the highway to hell On the highway to hell… …And I’m goin’ down All the way” —Highway to Hell by AC/DC “There are telltale signs in the life of a fighter that should not go  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather’s attempt at 50-0 will be for Cotto’s or Canelo’s middleweight title in his last fight
By Jake Emen,, Tue, 26 May 2015
Floyd Mayweather has repeatedly said that his next fight will be his last. Fresh off his win over Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather is sitting at 48-0 with 26 knockouts, and he has one fight remaining on a six-fight deal he signed with Showtime. He’s slated to return in September, and the plan is to win  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather vs Amir Khan: Does The Money Team really want this?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Tue, 26 May 2015
Since Floyd Mayweather defeated Canelo Alvarez in September 2013, boxing superstar Amir Khan has been lobbying to no end to get the former in the ring. Following the Canelo fight, Khan was seemingly a shoe-in to face Mayweather until boxing fans expressed their vehement displeasure with such a ma  Read Full Story >>>

Kell Brook refuses to think about 'Battle of Britain' Amir Khan clash ahead of Frankie Gavin fight
By David Anderson,, Tue, 26 May 2015
Kell Brook refuses to look past Frankie Gavin at a titanic tussle with Amir Khan. IBF welterweight champ Brook and Khan remain on collision course at 147lbs in what would be a huge Battle of Britain. The unbeaten Brook also dreams of a showdown with either Floyd Mayweather Junior, who holds  Read Full Story >>>

Amir Khan must focus on Chris Algieri and not be distracted by Floyd Mayweather
By Jeff Powell, Mail Online (UK), Tue, 26 May 2015
And so the deathly dance resumes. Floyd Mayweather is about to enter discussions with his Showtime cable TV paymaster Stephen Espinoza with regard to whom he should fight in September. Memo to Amir Khan: Do not expect a decision any time soon. Mr Money delights in teasing his would-be partn  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Tue, 26 May 2015
In a recent interview with The Daily Star, former world champion Amir Khan once again stated his case that he should be next in line to face undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. "When he trained me one time, he said 'You'll be the guy to beat my son'," Khan commented, suggesting that ev  Read Full Story >>>

Revenge of the Nerds (Hell Hath No Fury…); Magno’s Monday Rant
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, Tue, 26 May 2015
It’s said that rats will eat their own tails if properly upset or cut off from food for an extended period of time. In the world of boxing writing, the two-legged variety of Rattus Norvegicus is also prone to self-mutilation and fits of pointless self-destructive behavior if properly rattled. And  Read Full Story >>>

Ring Ratings Update: DeGale climbs super middleweight rankings
By Chuck Giampa,, Tue, 26 May 2015
Heavyweight: Alexander Povetkin (29-1, 21 knockouts) justified our ranking him at No. 1 by drilling Mike Perez (21-2-1, 13 Kos) in one round. Perez will exit the rankings. Nos. 9 and 10 will move up one spot each and Carlos Takam (31-2-1, 24 KOs), who held Perez to a draw last year, will enter at No  Read Full Story >>>

Ray Mancini: “I’m not paying to see Floyd Mayweather. Manny Pacquiao was the draw, everyone knows that!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Mon, 25 May 2015
The 2015 Boxing Hall of Fame class gets inducted June 14th, in Canastota, NY. This years’ class includes Prince Naazim Hamad, Riddick Bowe and Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini. Mancini amassed a career record of 29-5 with 23 KOs and was often featured in prime time television due to his exciting fan friendly  Read Full Story >>>

Will Manny Pacquiao Be Shamed Into Retirement?
By Dennis Cruz, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 25 May 2015
Eight-division world champ, Manny Pacquiao is a special breed of human being. He’s an elite-level athlete who can withstand the rigors of an insanely taxing world class training camp—and then crank it all up even one notch higher as he enters the ring to perform as a warrior in battle. He does all t  Read Full Story >>>

Sulaiman on impact of Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions, possibility of PBC titles
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 25 May 2015
WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman has spoken to WBN about the recent emergence of Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions as rumours grow that the company are to bring in their own title belts. The move has courted much controversy following initial reports that world titles in eight weight divisions   Read Full Story >>>

‘Phantom Punch’: The 50-year anniversary of Ali-Liston II
By Tom Gray,, Mon, 25 May 2015
There was a punch – and it landed. Approximately half way through Round 1 of what is arguably the most controversial heavyweight championship fight in boxing history the challenger, Charles “Sonny” Liston, fell short with a left jab and a right hand counter from Muhammad Ali sent him stumbling fo  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 25 May 2015

IBF light flyweight title challenger Milan Melindo is “sharply focused” in his bid to win the world title in a showdown against Mexico’s Javier Mendoza on May 30 – May 31 in Manila – in a fight that will take place in Mexic  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 25 May 2015

Five division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire has apparently decided to shun a WBC title eliminator against No.1 ranked Hugo Ruiz and instead plans to face Frenchman Anthony Settoul in a ten round super b  
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CPDRC inmates flaunt boxing skills inside jail
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 25 May 2015
CEBU, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Rehabilitation and Detention Center gained worldwide acclaim for its dancing inmates. It might as well produce another set of world-class talents in the future, this time in a sport that is close to the hearts of the Filipinos – boxing. In a landmark eve  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Boxing's Diamonds in the Rough
By Dane Swan, Digital Journal, Mon, 25 May 2015
Boxing's diamonds in the rough Boxing has never been kind to writers from it's inception. The man who sanctioned the original rules for the version of boxing that we all know, infamously threw Oscar Wilde in prison for being his son's lover. Yet writers still run to the sport of savagery like mot  Read Full Story >>>

Quick Jabs: Canelo, Golovkin Ratings; Haymon Lawsuit; More
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Mon, 25 May 2015
People just can’t get enough cinnamon these days. Quick Jabs We were waiting to talk about the Canelo Alvarez ratings for his fight with James Kirkland until we got more solid info on how much the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao replay helped boost it, but there is no solid info on that. What   Read Full Story >>>

ShoulderGate Explained: The Sunday Brunch
By Jesse Ian Lardies, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 25 May 2015
“…But, do you at least think there’s something that Pacquiao could have done more to ensure a win…? – Reporter “Yeah. Take his shot before the fight.” – Bob Arum Hola Amigos y familia, welcome to a one-armed, heavily medicated edition of Panama City’s highest rated, most money-spinning proper  Read Full Story >>>

Prisoners turn to prizefighters at CPDRC
By Mars Alison, Rappler, Mon, 25 May 2015
CEBU CITY, Philippines - Already famous for its dancing inmates, the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) once again took on a festive atmosphere last Saturday night, May 23 as all 2,397 inmates flocked to the prison ground to witness the facility’s first professional boxing e  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing and the Black/White Divide
By Robert Ecksel,, Mon, 25 May 2015
He’s crass. He’s materialistic. He’s megalomaniacal. None of which makes him bad, per se. None of which even makes him different… “The only color Don King cares about is green.”—Larry Holmes I do not get the black/white divide. I get that black is black. I get that white is white. I get that r  Read Full Story >>>

Froch: No warm-up fight, If I come back it's straight in at the top
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 25 May 2015
Nottingham's Carl Froch says he will make a formal decision on his future next month as speculation mounts that 'The Cobra' could agree a Wembley finale against middleweight king Gennady Golokvin in the summer. Froch, 37, hasn't fought since knocking out George Groves in front of 80,000 fans at t  Read Full Story >>>

From James DeGale to Lennox Lewis: The best of British boxing in America
By Nick Parkinson,, Mon, 25 May 2015
How does James DeGale's unanimous points win over Andre Dirrell for the IBF world super-middleweight title in Boston on Saturday night compare with past triumphs by British boxers on American soil? Kell Brook The Sheffield welterweight earned a majority points decision over American Shawn Port  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 24 May 2015

Britain’s James DeGale beat American Andre Dirrell via a unanimous twelve round decision to win the vacant IBF super middleweight title and became the first Briton to win an Olympic gold medal and a world title as a profes  
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Pinoy Edward Mancito bows to unbeaten Rey Vargas in Mexico
By Rich Mazon ,, Sun, 24 May 2015
Another Filipino warrior fought Saturday night in Mexico, one week after the stunning upset of compatriot, Eden Sonsona over unbeaten, Adrian Estrella last Saturday. But Edward Mancito (13-1-2, 7 KOs) of Lanao del Norte, was not able to duplicate the heroics of Sonsona and suffered a Unanimous   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 24 May 2015

Milan Melindo who lost a twelve round decision to tough and talented Mexican Juan Francisco Estrada in a battle for the WBO/WBA flyweight titles in Macau on July 27, 2013, has easily dropped down to light flyweight an  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 24 May 2015

Promising WBO Oriental super flyweight champion Warlito “Cowboy” Parrenas is training hard for his WBO Interim title fight against David Carmona in Mexico on June 30. British trainer Warren Evison of United International   
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Edwin Rodriguez Blasts Craig Baker On His Way To Third Round Stoppage Danny O'Connor Stops Chris Gilbert In Front of Hometown Fans BOSTON (May 23, 2015) - James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs) narrowly defeated Andre Dirrell   
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DeGale: I'm Hard To Beat, I'll Fight Anyone at 168!
By Terence Dooley,, Sun, 24 May 2015
Southpaw versus southpaw fights tend to attract a fair amount of pooh-poohing from boxing fans, but, if the match-up is right, the stances are negated and they can ignite given the right circumstances. That was the case tonight when James DeGale (167.2lbs) clashed with Andre Dirrell (167.8lbs) for   Read Full Story >>>

Amir Khan and Kell Brook still scrapping outside the ring
By Gareth A Davies,, Sun, 24 May 2015
Welterweights Amir Khan and Kell Brook face different opponents in the United Kingdom and the United States next weekend in fights they are expected to win – and win well – yet the rivalry between them continues unabated. Competition for the biggest audience, the prospect of the pair facing each oth  Read Full Story >>>


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