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Boxing Insight: The Donaire Principle
By Mark F. Villanueva,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Nonito Donaire Jr. didn't have to fight an opponent as strong and massive as Nicholas Walters to rejuvenate his career. He could have started gradually as he stepped up on a higher division to get the feel of it, faced op  
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‘Real Deal’ remains real: Anuran
By Dennis U. Eroa,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014

‘‘THERE’s fire inside Abe.’’ Thus said Saved by the Bell Promotion president and Batangueño sportsman Elmer Anuran as he explained the driving force in his belief that Bernabe ‘‘Real Deal’’ Concepcion remains a world title  
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Marston: World Title Shot Offer Makes Saturday’s Fight A Must Win Situation, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Just a few days before she steps in the ring to challenge Marianna Gulyas for the MBC International Super Bantamweight title, TRAD TKO’s Marianne ‘Golden Girl’ Marston receives an invitation to challenge Australia’s reigning Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) Super Bantamweight World C  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao appears arrogant playing basketball before bout
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
A study published in 2010 conducted over a 17-year period discovered that the most common injury to afflict an NBA player is a lateral ankle sprain. More than 13 percent of all injuries studied in those 17 years were sprained ankles. A sprained ankle is exactly the kind of injury that Manny Pacq  Read Full Story >>>

Commentary: Tough decisions await Nonito Donaire in wake of KO loss
By Ryan Songalia,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
The ending was conclusive. Nonito Donaire Jr. went down in the dying seconds of Round 6, rising a breath shy of the 10 count before collapsing in referee Raul Caiz Jr.’s arms. There was no once in a lifetime knockout punch like the one that fell his countryman Manny Pacquiao against Juan Manuel M  Read Full Story >>>

Golovkin Not Taking Canelo Fight Promise Seriously
By Luke Furman,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
WBA/IBO/WBC interim-middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (31-0, 28KOs) is not paying attention to any discussions regarding future fights in 2015. Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya recently stated that a fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (44-1-1, 31KOs) and Golovkin would definit  Read Full Story >>>

Did you know that Manny Pacquiao used to be Asi Taulava's conditioning coach? Read on
By Snow Badua,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
WHEN boxing hero Manny Pacquiao paraded in the PBA opening rites on Sunday, he officially joined the ranks of professional basketball players, including one he used to train in the past. His name? Asi Taulava. Unknown to many, Pacquiao once served as the conditioning coach of Taulava - back wh  Read Full Story >>>

Mikey Garcia: ‘People Are Saying Me vs. Pacquiao but Nothing Is Official’
By James Lopez, Tha Boxing Voice, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Mikey Garcia (34-0 KO’s 28) is a young 26-year-old fighter, who is rapidly rising in popularity and stature in the sport of boxing. Dominant performances against Orlando Salido, Juan Manuel Lopez, and Juan Carlos Burgos have enabled him to be in the discussion of being a possible top ten pound for p  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Five division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire wants his comeback fight from his crushing 6th round knockout at the hands of Jamaica’s Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters to be held in the Philippines. The Man  
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Back to Rigondeaux?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
There is talk that Nonito Donaire Jr. has given up the chase of collecting more world titles in different divisions even as with age, the natural tendency is to increase body weight. The Filipino Flash now realizes it’s not easy to do what Manny Pacquiao did. Pacquiao is the only fighter ever to cap  Read Full Story >>>

Nonito Donito: Rise of "The Axeman"
By John Gatling,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
I'll never forget April 13, 2013 and I'll always remember October 18, 2014. It is for two different reasons that I'll do this - but both are essentially expiration dates for Nonito Donaire. The first date was supposed to be an unforgettable day of romance for me and my significant other, only to   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing: Morilla’s Sunday Report Card – Walters Stops Donaire and Much More
By Diego Morilla, XN Sports, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Carson, California, October 18th Gennady Golovkin KO 2 Marco Antonio Rubio, WBA middleweight title Another demolition by “GGG”, with a little bit of help from an uninspired foe. Golovkin (31-0, 28 KO) is boxing’s fastest-growing sensation, and he was aiming to make this his 18th straight KO v  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
According to multiple sources, a welterweight showdown between former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan and former welterweight champion Devon Alexander is in the works for December 13 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. We're also told that the event will be a tripleheader, fe  Read Full Story >>>

Butcher Boy: Nicholas Walters TKO6 Nonito Donaire
By Carlos Acevedo, The Cruelest Sport, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
It was grim, gruesome, and glorious—Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters turned the StubHub Center in Carson, California, into his own personal Grand Guignol by butchering Nonito Donaire in six brutal rounds on Saturday night to re-join two halves of a ridiculously-split featherweight title. Looking to rei  Read Full Story >>>

By Recah Trinidad,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014

BOXER Nonito Donaire claimed he had trained hardest and was at his best ever when he clashed against WBA featherweight champion Nicholas Walters on Sunday. Donaire actually appeared wan and unsure standing beside the p  
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TIMOTHY BRADLEY vs. DIEGO CHAVES and MAURICIO HERRERA vs. JOSE BENAVIDEZ Saturday, December 13, Live on HBO® The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Tickets On Sale Friday, October 24 at 10 A.M. PDT LAS  
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Luzon-Based Ring Officials Hold Quarterly Meeting, Will Send Off Delegates to Annual WBO Convention
By Salvador Lopez,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Gearing forward toward the achievement of the organisation’s goals and objectives, members of the Association of Philippine Professional Boxing Ring Officials – Luzon Chapter, Inc. (“APPBRO”) held their quarterly membe  
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Learn What Motivates Emmanuel "Renegade" Robles to Fight This Friday Night!!, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
(San Diego) - For the majority of sports fans around the world, the outcome of a game, match, or bout has a beginning, middle, and end. When the clock ticks zero and the seats empty, nearly everyone who was at the event goes home to another hobby, possibly a family, and most likely a career that re  Read Full Story >>>

GCP Boxing Announces Long Island Boxing Event on November 13, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
'Razor' Rainone Headlines, as Revamped Luxury Theater Hosts World-Class Professional Boxing Westbury Jeep Chrysler Dodge Long Island address correction. See below. On Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 7 pm, Greg Cohen Promotions (GCP) will proudly present a night of world-class professional bo  Read Full Story >>>

Popular “Polish Prince” Will Face Doudou Ngumbu In Main Event of a SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition Saturday, Nov. 1 Tripleheader Live on SHOWTIME® at 9 P.M. ET/PT WHO: ANDRZEJ FONFARA, Light Heavyweight Contender WHAT: Light heavyweight contender Andrzej "Chicago’s P  Read Full Story >>>

NBA -- Bulls sting Hornets to win fourth straight preseason game
By Kelly Manalo,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls pocketed their fourth straight preseason win Sunday night at the United Center by beating the Charlotte Hornets, 101-96. The Bulls, who improved to 4-2 in exhibition play, got a huge boost f  
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Nicholas Walters: The 'Axeman' came to bury Nonito Donaire, not to praise him
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
In boxing, big opportunities are very rare. Less than one percent of all active, professional combatants receive their "time to shine" on the biggest stage of boxing. And when the chance of a lifetime does present itself, it's entirely up to the fighter to make the most of his shot at the proverbial  Read Full Story >>>

Late-bloomer Michael Farenas keeps world title dream alive
By JM Siasat,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Hard-hitting southpaw Michael Farenas is leaving no stone unturned in preparation for his upcoming super featherweight fight against unbeaten Jose Pedraza on November 14 (November 15 PHL time) in Puerto Rico. Should Farenas come out on top, he will elevate himself as the No. 1 contender to Ranc  Read Full Story >>>

Amir Khan and Devon Alexander Are Set to Fight December 13 on Showtime
By James Lopez, Tha Boxing Voice, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Amir Khan and Devon Alexander are set to fight on December 13 on Showtime, on the same night Timothy Bradley squares off against Diego Chaves on HBO. When two opposing networks air a bout at the same time, its statistically proven to drop ratings significantly. De La Hoya told Kevin Iole of Yahoo  Read Full Story >>>

Mendoza: Not one shot from Pacquiao but who cares?
By Al S. Mendoza, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
KIA Sorento debuted in style by inflicting a stunning 80-66 defeat on Blackwater Elite in the opening game on Sunday of the 40th season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). I missed the opening ceremony mainly due to the hugeness of the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. A fault of m  Read Full Story >>>

By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Milan “El Metodico” Melindo (31W-1L, 12KO’s) was widely touted to be the next Filipino world champ after masterful victories against former title holders Muhammad Rachman (UD 10 2009) and Carlos Tamara (UD 10 2010). He finally got h  
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TODAY! Tim Bradley/Mauricio Herrera/Jose Benavidez LA News Conf - Noon PT, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
TIMOTHY BRADLEY, JR. MAURICIO HERRERA / JOSE BENAVIDEZ, JR. LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE LUNCHEON Today! Monday, October 20 at Noon PT Avalon Hollywood Streamed Live at 3:30 P.M. ET / 12:30 P.M. PT via HOLLYWOOD, CALIF (October 20, 2014) -- Former two-division world champio  Read Full Story >>>

Six Of The Best – Half Dozen TRAD TKO Boxers In Action At York Hall This Saturday, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
With over forty pro boxers training at the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym in Canning Town, it should come as no surprise that some weekends there would be a number of their young stars in action, however this weekend it’s not the normal two or three, it’s six, what’s more they’re all fighting on the same even  Read Full Story >>>

Nicholas Walters-Nonito Donaire: Post-Report Card
By Cliff Rold,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Say hello to the new guy. One fight after potentially ending the career of Vic Darchinyan, Jamaica’s Nicholas Walter may have ended Nonito Donaire’s time as an elite among the Featherweight and below set on Saturday night. Outside of a wobbly moment late in the second, Walters was the bigger, ba  Read Full Story >>>

Haywood Gets Help From Former Champ Dunstan For Oct 25th Pro Debut, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
On Saturday 25th October Jerome Haywood, one of the newest young stars from the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym, is set to make his professional debut, against Lithuania’s Rolandas Cesna, on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at the York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, which  Read Full Story >>>

Golovkin-Rubio and Other Notes
By Thomas Hauser, The Sweet Science, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
There was a standing room only crowd of 9,323 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, for Saturday night’s fight card featuring Gennady Golovkin vs. Marco Antonio Rubio and Nonito Donaire vs. Nicholas Walters. Before the telecast, it was clear that Golovkin and Donaire were going in different d  Read Full Story >>>

Nonito Donaire not considering retirement, may drop in weight
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
MANILA, Philippines - Nonito Donaire Jr. says he isn’t considering retiring following his sixth round knockout loss to Nicholas Walters, revealing that his next step will likely be a drop in weight. Donaire, posting on his official Facebook page, said Walters was too big for him, which he feels c  Read Full Story >>>

Arum Says Lomachenko Possible Opponent for Walters in 2015
By James Lopez, Tha Boxing Voice, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Nicholas Walters’ sixth round stoppage over Nonito Donaire has really captured the attention of the boxing world. Before his recent TKO victory over Donaire he was relatively under the radar despite his outstanding record, which now improves to 25-0 with 21 KO’s. Walters showed all the intangibles o  Read Full Story >>>

Will Lawsuit KO Floyd Mayweather’s Future?
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Late last week it was announced that Sharif Rahman and Hasim Rahman Jr. had filed a lawsuit against Floyd Mayweather, Mayweather Promotions, and Showtime. The suit alleges that the brothers were forced to engage in dangerous extended sparring sessions under Mayweather’s supervision at the Maywather   Read Full Story >>>

Non-Superlative: This Year’s Ballot for Boxing’s Hall of Fame
By Adam Berlin,, Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Is this year’s crop of potential Hall-of-Fame inductees very good? They are. Are some of them excellent? Probably. Are they worthy of being remembered? Once a year, members of the Boxing Writers Association of America receive a ballot from the International Boxing Hall of Fame with a list of pote  Read Full Story >>>


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