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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 28 May 2015

Milan Melindo will step into the ring on Sunday, Manila Time, in his second attempt to win a world title when he takes on tough Mexican Javier Mendoza before a hometown crowd in Tijuana. Fight fans will get a chance to s  
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Pacquiao to headline 'spectacular' boxing show in Dubai
By Allaam Ousman, Emirates 24/7, Thu, 28 May 2015
Dubai is being viewed as the latest destination for championship boxing by Top Rank promoter Bob Arum who encouraged integration in South Africa long before apartheid ended and took the sport to China where it was banned. Arum confirmed that Akbar Productions, LLC, has been tasked with bringing   Read Full Story >>>

Dubai or Bust
By Robert Ecksel,, Thu, 28 May 2015
“The revenue from that fight was well over half a billion US dollars. It just shows the popularity of boxing is still there…” If they can play soccer in Qatar, who’s to say they shouldn’t box in Dubai? Broken wing or not, Manny Pacquiao embarrassed himself, and boxing, in losing to Floyd Maywe  Read Full Story >>>

Chris Algieri: Time To Prove I Belong at The Elite Level
By Thomas Gerbasi,, Thu, 28 May 2015
If the last year of Chris Algieri’s career has been a prime case of too much too soon, the New Yorker isn’t toning things down or taking that idea to heart as he approaches his third consecutive big-time main event against Amir Khan tonight. Suffering eight knockdowns in his last two fights hasn’  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 28 May 2015

Top Rank Promotions decision not to enter a purse bid for a final title eliminator against Hugo Ruiz and to shun a fight against Ruiz for a mandatory WBC title shot at super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz   
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Boxing Opinion: How Khan-Algieri Can Impact Boxing’s Immediate Future
By Andreas Hale,, Thu, 28 May 2015
The showdown between Amir Khan and Chris Algieri on Friday in Brooklyn, N.Y, is a significant event in the wonderful world of boxing; not necessarily because it is expected to land on any “Fight of the Year” ballots, but because it carries instant ramifications for the immediate future of the sport.  Read Full Story >>>

Ray Mancini: “The best fighter in the world pound-for-pound bar none is Gennady Golovkin!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Thu, 28 May 2015
The fight of the century that so many boxing fans waited for, also let most of those fans down. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao was a tactical fight that lacked the action and moments of drama that fans had hoped for. While the fight itself did not call for a rematch, the news that Manny Pacquiao had an inj  Read Full Story >>>

Amir Khan fully focused on Chris Algieri amid talk of fight with Floyd Mayweather
Mail Online (UK), Thu, 28 May 2015
Amir Khan insists he is focused entirely on the task at hand as he prepares to take on Chris Algieri in New York on Friday night. Khan has been tipped by many to be the next opponent for pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather since the undefeated welterweight beat Manny Pacquiao earlier this month  Read Full Story >>>

Chris Algieri dials it up a notch with trainer John David Jackson
By Greg Logan,, Thu, 28 May 2015
It always was a point of pride for Chris Algieri that he was able to navigate his way from a world kickboxing title to the WBO world super lightweight title he won over Ruslan Provodnikov a year ago by relying on the mixed martial arts training team that learned the ropes in boxing together with him  Read Full Story >>>

NBA Playoffs -- After a long season of struggles, Cavs punch ticket to the NBA Finals
By Anthony Rozic,, Thu, 28 May 2015

CLEVELAND -- After a long and tumultuous season, one marred by a poor start, rumors of internal squabbling and supposed coach firing, the Cleveland Cavaliers are NBA Finals bound following a four-game sweep of the Atlanta Hawks   
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 28 May 2015

Parrenas. The trainers preparing WBO Oriental super flyweight champion Warlito “Cowboy” Parrenas for his Interim title fight against Mexico’s David Carmona in Mexico on June 20 are concentrating on developing his   
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The president of the Philippine Football Federation says FIFA president Sepp Blatter who is seeking another term in elections to be held on Friday, is not involved in the scandal that has rocked the world governing body for football two days before the elections. Mariano "Nonong" ArRaneta told t  Read Full Story >>>

Steve Upsher Chambers to have homecoming bout this Friday night at Stadium Holiday Inn in Philadelphia, Thu, 28 May 2015

Frank De Alba to fight Bernardo Gomez Uribe for UBF Lightweight title in main event; Plus Farah Ennis, Raynell Williams, Miguel Cruz, Samuel Figueroa, Christopher Brooker and Leo Hall Philadelphia (May 27,2015)--Th  
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Undefeated Prospect Dominic Wade Faces Former Champ Sam Soliman June 26 on SHOWTIME, Thu, 28 May 2015
UNDEFEATED MIDDLEWEIGHT PROSPECT DOMINIC WADE TAKES ON TOUGHEST CHALLENGE OF HIS CAREER IN FORMER WORLD CHAMP SAM SOLIMAN FRIDAY, JUNE 26 ON SHOWTIME® ShoBox: The New Generation Tripleheader Live At 10:35 p.m. ET/PT From Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Wash. “My time has arrived…I’m re  Read Full Story >>>

Baltimore Boxing meets with Baltimore Police Officials!, Thu, 28 May 2015

Baltimore, MD (May 27, 2015) – Jake Smith, CEO of Baltimore Boxing Promotions, and his family recently met with Baltimore City Police officials. Smith, a longtime promoter in the Charm City and former professional boxer, wa  
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Post-Mortem: What Killed Boxing?
By Matthew R. Fellows, Liberty Voice, Thu, 28 May 2015
The reports of boxing’s untimely demise, sadly, have not been exaggerated. As one sits for the post-mortem, it becomes clear that what killed boxing, the beloved sweet science, has everything to do with prodigal selfishness and greed. Indeed, boxing and its fighters and fans have been exploited and   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Freddie Roach still not over it
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Thu, 28 May 2015
Over four weeks have gone by since the highly anticipated “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao took place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, and emotions continue to linger within the mind of a respected member of the boxing fraternity. Seven-time trainer of  Read Full Story >>>

Juan Manuel Marquez: Las Vegas Protects Mayweather, Handicaps Mayweather Foes
By Dennis Cruz, The Boxing Tribune, Thu, 28 May 2015
41-year-old Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez is no friend of Manny Pacquiao, but there’s also no love lost between him and Pacquiao arch-rival, Floyd Mayweather. The four-division world champ from Mexico City is looking to have one more fight in a bid to become the first Mexican fighter to win  Read Full Story >>>

Preview: Premier Boxing Champions ‘Khan vs. Algieri’ on Spike TV
By Tristen Critchfield,, Thu, 28 May 2015
Amir Khan returns to where the state where his career truly took off when he defends his WBC silver welterweight title against Chris Algieri at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Friday night. The card airs on Spike TV beginning at 9 p.m. ET. While Khan reached new heights with his victory over   Read Full Story >>>

Amir Khan: 'It's all about being smart'
By Brian Campbell,, Thu, 28 May 2015
Amir Khan's pursuit of a long-awaited showdown with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather takes him to Brooklyn, New York on Friday night. Khan (30-3, 19 KOs), the former unified junior welterweight titlist, headlines a Premier Boxing Champions series card from the Barclays Center against Chris A  Read Full Story >>>

Confident Khan on the verge of a significant starring role
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, CBS Sports, Thu, 28 May 2015
The top of the charts isn't for everybody. In fact, upon reaching big stages with bright lights, some performers indicate though performance that they're better equipped for the smaller venues and the less-revealing glares. Amir Khan, though, insists he's ready for a close-up. The 28-year-o  Read Full Story >>>

Hunter Feels Khan Already Close To Hall of Fame Status
By Terence Dooley,, Thu, 28 May 2015
Virgil Hunter takes Amir Khan, 30-3 (19), into a 12-round non-title fight against Chris Algieri, 20-1 (8), at New York's Barclays Centre on Friday night with the unshakeable belief that his boxer will one day glide into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The 28-year-old joined Hunter after a  Read Full Story >>>

Algieri: I will exploit and capitalize on flawed Khan
By Victor Salazar, Tha Boxing Voice, Thu, 28 May 2015
Chris Algieri had a very interesting 2014. He defeated Emmanuel Taylor and Ruslan Provodnikov, and then was defeated by Manny Pacquiao. In defeat, he was dropped six times. Then he made a change in switching trainers to veteran John David Jackson. Continuing a string of tough fights, he faces anothe  Read Full Story >>>

The ‘sanitization’ of boxing
By Conrad Cariño, The Manila Times, Thu, 28 May 2015
Those who were crying for blood during the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao megabout (?) in May 3 who ended up disappointed are in the dark on how boxing has already been “sanitized.” There are certain fights in boxing’s history that led to the “sanitization” of the sport’s history and one of   Read Full Story >>>

50 Cent: Bankruptcy announcement bad sign for boxing?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Thu, 28 May 2015
According to TMZ, 50 Cent's boxing company, SMS Promotions, filed for bankruptcy on Monday. And while it's believed the company's debt may be as high as $500,000, Fiddy is seemingly not deterred and vows to keep plugging away. "Under the direction of Mr. Jackson, SMS Promotions looks forward   Read Full Story >>>

Kevin Mitchell reveals beating alcoholism has taken him to brink of world title dream
By Gareth A Davies,, Thu, 28 May 2015
Kevin Mitchell has meandered through the British boxing scene for twelve years, desperate to reach world championship level, but he was his own worst enemy. He was suffering from alcoholism, but refused to admit it. The lightweight was fighter by name in the ring, but reckless outside it. The f  Read Full Story >>>

Lee Selby 'the Welsh Mayweather' looking to claim world title against Evgeny Gradovich
By Gareth A Davies,, Thu, 28 May 2015
Lee Selby is referred to as 'the Welsh Mayweather' for his silky skills and defensive nous and the featherweight from Barry has the opportunity on Saturday to claim his first world title against the Russian Evgeny Gradovich, who is the IBF champion, on a major card at the sold-out 02 Arena, London.   Read Full Story >>>

Katsidis: Final boxing journey had to be with Brendon
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Thu, 28 May 2015
Michael Katsidis has gone back to where it all began by returning to old friend and trainer Brendon Smith for what the former interim WBO lightweight champion explained to WBN was his 'final boxing journey' before retirement. 'The Great' is back in action on July 8 as he aims to build on his Marc  Read Full Story >>>

Moralde to fight for WBC world youth title
By Lito delos Reyes,, Wed, 27 May 2015

DAVAO CITY (PNA) May 27 – Dabawenyo boxer John Vincent “Mulawin” Moralde will fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) World Youth featherweight title on June 19 in Spain. Moralde, reigning WBC Asian Boxing Council  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 27 May 2015
India plunges into professional boxing with a four fight card in New Delhi on Saturday headlined by a battle for the vacant WBC Asia Boxing Council welterweight title fight between Neeraj Goyat who has a record 2 wins, 2 losses with both wins coming by way of knockouts and Nelson Gulpe who has a rec  Read Full Story >>>

12 bouts in Tibay ng Pinoy 8
By Lito delos Reyes,, Wed, 27 May 2015

Cabalquinto. DAVAO CITY – Twelve exciting pairs including a Philippine championship are featured in the Tibay ng Pinoy 8 set on May 30 at the Lagao Gym in General Santos City. Billed as the "Handog Pasasalamat ni C  
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Les Lock 'N' Load Sherrington has resumed training and eyes off WBA Oceania title defence TRAINER/MANAGER BRENDON SMITH has thanked the WBA for their understanding in approving an extension to WBA Oceania middle weight champion Les Sherrington after an extended injury lay off. Sherrington h  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing: Underdog role fuels Chris Algieri's agenda
By Keith Idec,, Wed, 27 May 2015
Chris Algieri has traveled a long way during the past year, literally and figuratively. Algieri displayed remarkable courage by overcoming two first-round knockdowns and a severely swollen right eye to outbox Ruslan Provodnikov and win the WBO junior welterweight title 11 1/2 months ago. That car  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 27 May 2015

Former flyweight title challenger Milan Melindo won’t underestimate IBF light flyweight champion Javier Mendoza when he gets a second chance at a world title in Mexico on May 31, Manila Time. In an overseas telephone c  
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President Zuma. South African President Jacob Zuma has reportedly acted on the appeal of Filipino world champion Rey Loreto and another Filipino boxer who fought in East London March 23 but were not paid their prize mone  
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