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DeGale: I'm Hard To Beat, I'll Fight Anyone at 168!
By Terence Dooley, BoxingScene.com, 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, Telegraph.co.uk, 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 >>>

DeGale edges Dirrell to win first world title
By Ramon Aranda, 3MoreRounds.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs) came into his clash with Andre Dirrell (24-2, 16 KOs) looking to become the first British fighter to win a world title after winning an Olympic gold medal, and he did just that in winning a unanimous decision to pick up the vacant IBF super middleweight title. It was a  Read Full Story >>>

JAMES DEGALE DROPS ANDRE DIRRELL TWICE EN ROUTE TO UNANIMOUS DECISION VICTORY TO CAPTURE IBF TITLE
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Moments ago at the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, James DeGale captured the IBF super middleweight title with an impressive victory over super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell, dropping him two times en route to a unanimous decision victory. Although Dirrell valiantly fought back to mak  Read Full Story >>>

DeGale drops Dirrell twice, claims IBF title in Boston
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 24 May 2015
James DeGale became the first Briton to win Olympic gold and follow it up with a world championship in the pro ranks in a thriller with Andre Dirrell in Boston. The Londoner, nicknamed 'Chunky,' dropped Dirrell hard twice in the second round and looked on the verge of winning early, but was guilt  Read Full Story >>>

RESULTS FROM FIGHTS IN DALI
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015

DALI, CHINA – Wu Zhi Yu beat Cheng Yong Yang by unanimous decision in their all-Chinese heavyweight battle that capped off a night of boxing action at the Dali Gym. It was a tough give and take six rounder that was well appreciated by the ne  
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John Thompson ready to win Boxcino title tonight
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Corona, California (May 22, 2015)--Tonight at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena, John Thompson (16-1, 5 KO's) looks to win the Boxcino Jr. Middlweight championship when he takes on Brandon Adams in the finale of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Thompson weighed in at a ready 153.2 at Thursday's weigh in  Read Full Story >>>

Sonsona’s TKO win inspires Melindo
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sun, 24 May 2015
Milan “El Metodico” Melindo got a morale boosts for his upcoming world title bid against Javier “Cobra” Mendoza on May 30 from the second round technical knockout victory of his compatriot Eden Sonsona in Mexico recently. Melindo’s trainer Edmund Villamor said that ALA Promotion boxer Melindo wou  Read Full Story >>>

Arum Working on Strong November Card in Dubai
By Steve Kim, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has made it clear that he is eyeing a match-up between Nonito Donaire and either Scott Quigg or Carl Frampton in the fall. So would Top Rank be willing to send Donaire over to Europe? Well, according to the veteran promoter, there is another market in play for this potential   Read Full Story >>>

$6 M a minute: Floyd, Pacman are highest paid athletes
The Philippine Star, Sun, 24 May 2015
MANILA, Philippines - With their megabuck showdown generating an enormous payday, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao punched their way to the Top 2 positions in ESPN The Magazine’s annual list of the top-paid pro athletes in the world. According to the sports network’s estim  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather, SHO To Begin Talks For Retirement Foe
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 24 May 2015
Showtime Sports head Stephen Espinoza will soon begin discussions with Floyd Mayweather Jr. for his planned retirement fight on September 12th, presumably at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather (48-0, 26KOs) was in action on May 2nd and won a twelve round unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Sportsman of the Decade: Pacquiao
By Sam Chinkes, Las Vegas Sun, Sat, 23 May 2015
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao (and their teams) are playing a beautiful, fruitful game. But I suspect the finer of the two, Pacquiao, may have achieved a very high level of true sportsmanship by not postponing the “fight of the century” because of his right shoulder problem. He’s the kind  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Spoelstra eyed to lead Philippine bid for hosting rights of 2019 Fiba World Cup
By Snow Badua, Spin.ph, Sat, 23 May 2015
DON'T look now, but Manny Pacquiao has been tapped to lead a cast of sports heavyweights that will lead the Philippines' bid to host the 2019 Fiba World Cup. Sources told Spin.ph that Pacquiao will lead a powerhouse cast of sports celebrities that will join Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) o  Read Full Story >>>

SCOUTING AND SPORTING PASSION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

Scouting is a passion which I considered as the same level with sports. Both scouting and sports develop the overall personality of the children and the youth and keep them away from illegal drugs and other vices.   
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Shawn Porter dismisses Adrien Broner’s catchweight, trash talk
By Andreas Hale, RingTV.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
On June 20 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Adrien Broner and Shawn Porter will clash in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the sports brightest stars who aren’t just a clash in styles, but also a clash in personalities. The intriguing matchup will headline Premier Boxing Champions on  Read Full Story >>>

DIRRELL, DEGALE READY FOR SATURDAY SHOWDOWN AFTER MAKING WEIGHT
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

Andre Dirrell (L) (24-1, 16KO) of Flint Michigan and James DeGale (R) (20-1, 14KO) of Hammersmith, England touch heads during the official weighin Friday for their 12-round IBF super middleweight title bout at the Agg  
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Pacquiao camp not concerned about class action suits, says top adviser Koncz
By Snow Badua, Spin.ph, Sat, 23 May 2015
THE camp of Manny Pacquiao has allayed concerns over the multiple lawsuits filed in the US seeking damages for an underwhelming fight against Floyd Mayweather last May 3. Top adviser Mike Koncz said he understands the motive behind the cases accusing Pacquiao of cheating boxing fans after failing  Read Full Story >>>

MANNY PACQUIAO-AMIR KHAN FIGHT COULD BE HELD IN THE PHILIPPINES
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

Pastor Quiboloy. Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao's comeback fight, following a shoulder injury he suffered in his fight against American Floyd Mayweather, could be held in the Philippines early next year. Filipino re  
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CHAMP AWARD FOR PACQUIAO
By Tonton Alcos-Antogop, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

CEBU CITY -- Not even his recent setback against Floyd Mayweather has deterred Filipinos in giving accolades and praises for Manny Pacquiao. This time, the renowned biggest private university in the Visayas and Mindana  
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Stephen Espinoza: 'Open' To MayPac Rematch
By R. Thomas Umstead, multichannel.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
Showtime Sports recently announced it will telecast a big June 13 Deontay Wilder-Eric Molina heavyweight championship fight, but boxing fans are still talking about the mega May 2 Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view event Showtime co-promoted with HBO. Showtime Sports executive vic  Read Full Story >>>

SHINYA AOKI DEFEATS KOJI ANDO TO RETAIN ONE LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

22 May 2015 – Singapore: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Championship™ (ONE), made a triumphant return to Singapore with another spectacular evening of world-class mixed martial arts. ON  
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DAVID LEMIEUX AND HASSAN N'DAM MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
Oscar De La Hoya: Thank you very much, everyone. To all the media who is participating, we are extremely, extremely excited to announce today, an upcoming fight on June 20th live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada: Lemieux vs. N'Dam. They will be fighting for the IBF vacant Middleweight Wo  Read Full Story >>>

GOLDEN BOY LIVE! RETURNS TO PHILADELPHIA ON JUNE 30 FOR A SPECIAL FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES BROADCAST FROM THE 2300ARENA
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
Fight Card Features UNDEFEATED STAR Vyacheslav Shabranskyy in the main event and East Coast Rising stars D'Mitrus Ballard and Lamont Roach Jr. in the televised undercard Tickets on Sale Now! LOS ANGELES (May 22) - Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes returns to Philadelphia, the C  Read Full Story >>>

NBA Playoffs -- Warriors escape late Rockets surge, take 2 - 0 lead in Western Finals.
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

OAKLAND -- - The Golden State Warriors now hold a 2 - 0 lead over the Houston Rockets in their ongoing Western Conference Finals. Reigning MVP Stephen Curry delivered down the stretch for his 3rd consecutive 30-  
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NBA Playoffs -- Steph Curry showing MVP stuff
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

OAKLAND -- If there has ever been a doubt as to who is the NBA's MVP this season, Stephen Curry is erasing all the doubts in the ongoing NBA playoffs. Through 12 postseason games thus far, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound Cu  
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Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao pass all drug tests
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 23 May 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao were each tested 19 times for performance-enhancing drug use both prior to and following their May 2 mega-fight at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, and both men passed all of the examinations. According to records provided by the Nevada Athletic Commisiso  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather, 48-0, is a loser
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
Before you roll your eyes in disgust at this title- or perhaps decide to get giddy with glee over it, the purpose here is balance. It is not derived from a place of abject hate for a fighter with which there is a biased sense of vindictiveness. No. It's important for you to understand that, no  Read Full Story >>>

Marvin Sonsona battles American fighter on June 6
By Lemuel P. Maglinte , The Freeman, Sat, 23 May 2015
CEBU, Philippines – Former WBO super flyweight champion Marvin “Marvelous” Sonsona (19-1-1, 15KOs) hopes to inch closer to another world title shot when he battles American Jonathan ‘Lil Thunder’ Arellano (15-5, 3KOs) on a non-title match scheduled for 10 rounds on June 6 at the Stubhub Center in Ca  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao leads PH’s FIBA bid
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Sat, 23 May 2015
Manny Pacquiao will lead the Philippines’ bid to stage the 2019 FIBA World Cup as the boxing star joins the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on a trip next month to Geneva, venue of the FIBA’s Central Board meeting that will determine if the Philippines or China will end up getting the nod.   Read Full Story >>>

10 Fights That Put Boxing Back In The Big League.
By Neil Sachin Madlani, Sports Blog, Sat, 23 May 2015
A few weeks on from the predictable outcome of #MayPac, the dust has settled and we boxing fans find ourselves in a familiar position. You can now go to a pub, coffee shop, work place etc. and not hear a word about Boxing. Not even a sentence of nonsense uttered. The echo's of "Pacquiao's gonna knoc  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather trolls Mark Wahlberg for betting against him
Fansided, Sat, 23 May 2015
Mark Wahlberg placed a big bet on the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight this month, and his losing bet is something Floyd Mayweahter won’t let him live down. When the so-called ‘fight of the century’ happened earlier this month, it was a battle between rooting for Manny Pacquiao or defending yourself fo  Read Full Story >>>

Ultimate Fighting Versus Boxing
By Kelefa Sanneh, The New Yorker, Sat, 23 May 2015
Like many boxing fans, Dana White was looking forward, in early May, to the so-called Fight of the Century—Floyd Mayweather, Jr., vs. Manny Pacquiao. Reached by phone, a couple of days before the bout took place, White called it a “massive mega-fight”; he had bought his own tickets, for seventy-five  Read Full Story >>>

James DeGale: Buzz Fire
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
Saturday afternoon at the Agganis Arena in Boston, James DeGale fights Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF super middleweight title… Saturday afternoon at the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, in a fight televised live on NBC, James DeGale (20-1, 14 KOs), from Harlesden, London, UK, fights And  Read Full Story >>>

Mike Tyson Reporting: Cops Nailed Flavor Flav ...
TMZ.com, Sat, 23 May 2015
Trapped deep inside of Mike Tyson is an evening news anchor ... who came busting out right after Flavor Flav's latest arrest -- and the video of his "audition" is just awesome. Tyson was on "The Damon Elliott Show" in Las Vegas -- a new talk show set to air on the CW this summer -- and while wait  Read Full Story >>>

WEIGHTS FROM DALI
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 23 May 2015

DALI,YUNNAN, CHINA - Fight fans in the city of Dali will be treated to a professional boxing card this Saturday May 23. This eight bout card will showcase up and coming boxers from China as well as female fighters who will be conte  
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