|Mendoza: ‘Ahas’ scores again; Tony is all smiles now|
By Al S. Mendoza, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
BECAUSE I did not want Tony Aldeguer to feel very, very nervous again, I did not write here about my prediction anew of a knockout win for Donnie “Ahas” Nietes during last Saturday’s Pinoy Pride 30 at the Cubao Big Dome.
The last time I said here that Nietes would win by knockout, Aldeguer aka AL Read Full Story >>>
Editor’s view: Maidana II / Thurman the only saving graces for Khan
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Amir Khan's continued suggestions that British rival Kell Brook is not a 'big enough name' in America for him to fight are beginning to look more and more unreasonable by the day.
The US-based former Olympic silver medallist is still turning his nose up at the prospect of facing Brook in what wou Read Full Story >>>
TOUGHER GRIND AHEAD: PACQUIAO ENTERS FINAL MONTH OF TRAINING
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES, Cal. – Eight-division world boxing champion and Philippine lawmaker Manny Pacquiao starts the tougher final month of his build-up program for his ‘Fight o the Century’ confrontation with American five-di Read Full Story >>>
FIGHT RESULTS AND PICTURES FROM UNITED BOXING PROMOTIONS FIGHT CARD - HERSHEY CENTRE
By Socrates Celestial, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
McGuinness connects with a solid left hook on Juarez.
Mississauga, Canada --
MAIN EVENT: Luis Armando Juarez (19-8) Argentina versus Logan McGuinness (20-0) Orangeville. 8 Rounds:
Coming off a difficult hiatu Read Full Story >>>
After dominating win, Donaire eyes title fight; Nietes to defend crown July 4
By JC Ansis, CNN Philippines, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
(CNN Philippines) — Fresh from his dominating victory against William Prado in Pinoy Pride 30, Nonito Donaire Jr. already has his sights set on a title fight.
Donaire Jr. (34-3, 22 KOs) showed his true form against Prado, punishing the Brazilian boxer in just two rounds to win the World Boxing Co Read Full Story >>>
Borges: Mayweather’s deal a KO
By Ron Borges, Boston Herald, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Timing always has been Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s game, and his timing never has been better than it is today.
For five years, Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao sparred with pencils and words, each accusing the other — or the people around them — of blocking a potential fight. It is almost impossible to Read Full Story >>>
DeMarcus Corley: “Floyd Mayweather is gonna beat Manny Pacquiao eight rounds out of twelve, easily!”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
I recently had a chance to speak to former WBO light welterweight champion, DeMarcus ‘Chop Chop’ Corley to discuss his future and his current role inside Floyd Mayweather Jr’s training camp. DeMarcus has fought the best of the best in his career having stepped in the ring with Floyd Mayweather Jr, M Read Full Story >>>
Former world minimumweight champion up next for Nietes
By JM Siasat, GMANews.tv, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Donnie Nietes just fought last Saturday but expect him to be back inside the ring in less than four months.
The lineal world light flyweight champion is slated for a mandatory defense against former unified world minimumweight champion Francisco Rodriguez Jr. on July 4 according to his promoter, Read Full Story >>>
Arum Blames Media For…Listening To Him? Magno’s Monday Rant
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
this five-year Mayweather-Pacquiao fight-stalling fiasco.
Of course, he’s pointing the finger now and not before the official mega-fight signing when members of his own Top Rank team, and even his own son-in-law, were puzzled by his extreme belligerence in actually putting this deal together.
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DONAIRE TO BEGIN STRENGTH TRAINING RIGHT AWAY IN PREPARATION FOR PLANNED JULY FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire is eager to resume training for a planned return to the ring in July in Macau.
The five division world champion spoke to the New Standard/Viva Sports around 6:00 a.m. as he was on his Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Mayweather Watch: Beyond the numbers, the intangibles
By Edwin G. Espejo, Asian Correspondent, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
The punch lines this column discussed over the past 3 issues will point to a comfortable win for Manny Pacquiao over Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Those are what conventional wisdom suggests.
If only boxing is like basketball – the more you hit the basket than your opponent, the more you win.
Boxing Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao: Tussle Breaks Out Over Fees
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
The most lucrative fight in boxing history continues to have sidebar drama from every angle. Welterweight champions Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will finally collide on May 2nd from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
HBO (representing Pacquiao) and Showtime (representing Mayweather) are comi Read Full Story >>>
Texas Tornado Invades Asia in 亚美娱乐 AM8.com Queens Cup
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Manila, Philippines- A Texas Tornado is coming. One of the most feared and exciting female players to ever wield a cue, Vivian Villarreaal will represent the USA once again on Team West with her European counterparts to take Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Bulls manhandle Knicks, 111-80
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- As the playoffs near, the Chicago Bulls continued to hit their stride and dominated the shorthanded New York Knicks, 111-80, on Saturday night at the United Center.
The Bulls jumped to an early Read Full Story >>>
Hornets beat depleted Hawks, 115-100
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
CHARLOTTE -- In dire need of a late season push, the Charlotte Hornets got some help from their opponent as the visiting Atlanta Hawks rested all their starters a night after securing the top seed in the Eastern Confere Read Full Story >>>
Russell, Lomachenko And Mayweather-Pacquaio News: The Sunday Brunch
By Jesse Ian Lardies, The Boxing Tribune, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Hola familia y amigos, welcome to another star-spangled, shit kickin’ edition of Central Florida’s highest rated, most money spinning proper pugilistic paper, The Sunday Brunch – We are predicting that Shannon “The Cannon” Briggs’ obscenely muscular physique will betray him in five years time and he Read Full Story >>>
Roy Jones Jr: About to get Huck'd up
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
"Yall must've forgot!"
Roy Jones Jr.
If you wanted to get sentimental and Jones was your favorite fighter (or maybe he still is), watching his one-round evisceration of a cream cake named Paul Vasquez last night may have rekindled a few memories.
Fans may have even decided to break out a c Read Full Story >>>
Another knockout for Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night!
By Albert Alvarez, Diamond Boxing, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
It’s that time of the year again, what time you ask? Well none other than the Celebrity Fight Night fundraiser which took place tonight at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.
Celebrity fight night is recognized as one of the nation’s elite charity events, Celebrity Fight Night is a star-s Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan: My route is to fight world class opponents like Manny Pacquiao... and NOBODY in America knows Kell Brook
By Adam Smith, Daily Mail (UK), Mon, 30 Mar 2015
With the 'Battle of Britain' highly anticipated and IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook giving Amir Khan 48 hours to commit to the Wembley Stadium showdown, the Bolton-boxer was quick to shoot down the calls.
The Olympic silver medalist doesn't believe that Brook is up to his standard at the mom Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach: “I don’t think Floyd Mayweather’s a great fighter, I think Manny Pacquiao’s the better fighter!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
The names Mayweather and Pacquiao have been tied together in regards to a fight for over 6 years, and now that the bout is finally set and all the talk about the fight coming together is over, the fight itself faces it’s toughest task, and that is living up to all the hype. The fight will break ever Read Full Story >>>
Nietes: Setting the example
By Bill Velasco, The Philippine Star, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Donnie Nietes’ dream is simple: to be a world champion for a decade. Saturday night, he once again proved why he is a prototype boxing champion, with a masterful demolition of Gilberto Parra at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Parra, a second replacement opponent for Nietes, was younger, taller and had a Read Full Story >>>
PETALCORIN DEFENDS TITLE AGAINST MA YI MING OF CHINA ON APRIL 24 IN BEIJING
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
General Santos native Randy Petalcorin (22-1-1, 17KOs) will make the first defense of his WBA interim world light flyweight title against Ma Yi Ming (12-5, 7KOs) of China on April 24 at the Capital Venue in Beijing, Chin Read Full Story >>>
No stopping Nietes now
By Sev Sarmenta, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
When you stage an international boxing card, there’s always the risk that one side of the equation won’t create balance.
Because you can research all you want on the Internet and check fighters on YouTube and you still don’t know what you’re really getting until the boxers from abroad actually st Read Full Story >>>
Donaire eyes title crack at 122; Nietes next defense July 4
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Pacquiao scarier than Mayweather, says Garcia
Pinoy Pride 30: A lot on the line for Nietes, Donaire
Nietes guns for knockout; Donaire starts climb back to top
Historic joint broadcast for Pacquiao-Mayweather
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Star Hotshots, Read Full Story >>>
Limpag: Donnie cements legendary status
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
WITH his latest win, Donnie Nietes, the longest-reigning Filipino world champion now has 35 wins, 1 loss and 4 draws with 21 knockouts.
That nine round demolition of pretender Gilberto Parra in Pinoy Pride 30 was just the latest showing in a long line of impressive wins this unassuming, and somet Read Full Story >>>
Arum’s prediction: Pacquiao will win ‘round after round’
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Bob Arum is on the same page with Freddie Roach that Manny Pacquiao will be the dominant fighter on May 2 in Las Vegas.
Roach said a while back that Pacquiao is going to win every round against Mayweather, a 38-year-old boxer who’s running out of legs.
That means Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's Hot, Hot Welterweights
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
SONAHR: March 29, 2015 - What’s the hottest division in boxing today? Welterweight. Indeed, there is almost an embarrassment of riches in the 147-pound class, starting at the very top, where Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao reside. These two are also at the pinnacle of the pound-for-pound r Read Full Story >>>
Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 5: 2010, the greatest fight that never happened
By Blair Newman, ProBoxing-fans.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were at an impasse. Accusations flew back and forth between their two teams. Their fans abused one another in online forums. It was a war alright, but one of words. The two fighters’ fists remained firmly unclenched.
Mayweather and Pacquiao was the fight everyo Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao 2015: Is it really for the fans?
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
The laws of economics don’t cease to exist within the sport of boxing merely because athletes like Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao put their lives on the line each and every time they compete in the squared circle…and all for the sake of entertainment.
In a very simplified economic principle: Read Full Story >>>
Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao's speed is Floyd Myweather's nightmare
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather knows that he needs to find an almost instant solution to address Manny Pacquiao's extraordinary speed when they collide on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Mayweather has identified Pacquiao's speed as the reason why the Filipino boxing superstar has Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan-Chris Algieri Clash in Talks For 5/30?
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Is Amir Khan (30-3, 19KOs) looking to outshine his former sparring partner on May 30th? Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport, who promotes IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, told UK scribe Nick Parkinson that rumors circulating around the British circles have Khan stepping in the ring with Chris Algier Read Full Story >>>
Nacho Beristain Doesn’t Want Marquez To Wait For Mayweather-Pacquiao Winner
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain, the long-time trainer of four-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, is closing the curtain on the feasibility of his future Hall of Famer squaring off the ring again with either Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The 41-year-old Mexican superstar was last see Read Full Story >>>
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