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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015

Celebrated Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach who was recently named “Trainer of the Year” for 2014 by the prestigious Boxing Writers Association for an unprecedented seventh time, celebrates his 55th birthday today in Macau,   
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015

The three mainstays on the “Pinoy Pride 30 – D DAY” fight card at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on March 28 continue to train relentlessly, determined to give fight fans in Metro-Manila a night of exciting action.   
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More mature Pacquiao ‘learned a big lesson’ from Marquez defeat says assistant trainer
By Agence France Press, South China Morning Post, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao has matured a lot since his six-round knockout loss to Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez in 2012. “He has learned a big lesson out of that. He became more cautious and has matured a lot as a fighter,” says Restituto “Buboy” Fernandez, a long-time associate and   Read Full Story >>>


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Haymon Signals Fear Amid Emerging Scandal
By Matthew R. Fellows, Liberty Voice, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Boxing Scene is reporting that Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao’s long time trainer is claiming that Al Haymon’s staff are calling up potential Pacquiao sparring partners and offering them more money to sit on their hands than Team Pacquiao is offering to pay them for their sparring services. With this  Read Full Story >>>

Eric Brown On Mayweather-Pacquiao “It’s a pick ‘em fight”
By James Allen, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Trainer Eric Brown chimed in with his views on the Floyd Mayweather Jr(47-0, 26KO’s) vs. Manny Pacquiao(57-5-2, 38KO’s) fight when he spoke with a few days ago. Brown’s most recent successes have been with former middleweight champion Peter Quillin and former light-welter and w  Read Full Story >>>

NBA -- Whiteside helps power Heat past Lakers, 100-94.
By Roman Garay,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015

MIAMI- Hassan Whiteside scored seven of his 18 points and grabbed five of his career-high 25 rebounds in the last minute of the fourth quarter to help Miami escape against the Los Angeles Lakers, 100-94, at the American Airl  
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NBA -- Nets fall flat against Hornets, 115-91
By Ben Paz,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015

BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets fell flat in a 115-91 loss to the visiting Charlotte Hornets at the Barclays Center on Wednesday night. It was an important game for both teams as they shared identical records of 25-33 wit  
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ALA-Cobra boxfest goes to Bukidnon
By Lemuel P. Maglinte , The Freeman, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
CEBU, Philippines - ALA Boxing Gym mainstay Elmo ‘Bisdak’ Traya (7-1, 6KOs) will headline another edition of ALA-Cobra Energy Drink ‘Tunay na Lakas Boxing’ fightcard against Rodel Wenceslao (8-10, 2KOs) tomorrow night at the Freedom Park in Malaybalay, Bukidnon. Traya, who is on a six fight winni  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing Greats Weigh In Who Will Win In Floyd Mayweather Jr – Manny Pacquiao Fight
Franchise Herald, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr – Manny Pacquiao fight is something that the world has been waiting for. For more than half a decade, the two camps were dodging each other but after meeting in an NBA game last January, the two finally came up with a decision. Most discussionsbefore are largely about whether the  Read Full Story >>>

Hotel rates, fight-ticket prices skyrocketing for Mayweather-Pacquiao on May 2
By Robin Leach, Las Vegas Sun, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
As of Wednesday night, ticket prices for the May 2 Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena were still being discussed, but hotel rates have been posted and go beyond the normal high prices at New Year’s Eve. Hotel insiders tell me that regular rooms are being booked   Read Full Story >>>

Guerrero tries to re-establish his star against champion
By Vic Tafur,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
The looming May 2 clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao may be the biggest fight in 25 years, but this Saturday night also looms pretty large for the sport. It marks the return of boxing to network television, with the inaugural Premier Boxing Champions card on NBC. It’s also a b  Read Full Story >>>

Miguel Cotto…What are you thinking?
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
On Thursday’s edition of ESPN’s “First Take”, four division world champion Miguel Angel Cotto made the big announcement that he will indeed be working with Jay Z’s “Roc Nation Sports." According to a press release from the NYC based entertainment group, the Caguas native, as well as Miguel Cotto   Read Full Story >>>

Mike Tyson blames 'sex legs' for loss to Buster Douglas (video)
By Ernie Padaon, Fansided, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Mike Tyson was one of the meanest boxers ever to step into the ring. Boxers would step into the ring against him and Iron Mike would beat the crap out of them. Then came his fight against Buster Douglas and his boxing career started falling apart. It was one of the biggest upsets in the history of s  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach uses fighting words about Mayweather
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Freddie Roach attempts to flame the Mayweather family rivalry Trainer Freddie Roach knows how to press mental buttons. When asked recently what his fighter Manny Pacquiao’s major advantage over the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in their coming May 2 super-fight, Roach heated up a simmering   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015

Parrenas. WBO Oriental super flyweight champion Warlito Parrenas’ WBO Intercontinental super flyweight title fight against undefeated Belfast, Northern Ireland fighter Jamie “The Mexican” Conlan has been postponed for   
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Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Martin Retains Title, Castro & Herrera Shine
By Don Smith,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Boxing Fans, Iron Boy Promoter Roberto Vargas couldn’t have been happy with the disappointing turnout at his Iron Boy X1X show (Celebrity Theatre) in Phoenix on 2/28, but he didn’t offer excuses even though 7 tentatively scheduled bouts never made it to the ring through no fault of Iron Boy Promotio  Read Full Story >>>

TOMORROW! Crawford vs Dulorme Tix Go On Sale at 10 AM CT, Fri, 06 Mar 2015

Crawford. FIGHTER OF THE YEAR TERENCE "BUD" CRAWFORD RETURNS FOR 2015 RING DEBUT! Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme Battle for Vacant WBO World Jr. Welterweight Title Saturday, April 18 At College P  
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Floyd-Manny megafight won't halt sport's decline
By Reuters, Yahoo! Sports, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
(Reuters) - The superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the highest grossing bout in history but will do nothing to resuscitate a sport that has been in perpetual decline for years, according to experts. Boxing will enjoy more exposure than it has seen in dec  Read Full Story >>>

Countdown To Mayweather-Pacquiao: Legit Super Fight Or Manufactured One?
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Starting with this column I'll be doing one article per week, Countdown To Mayweather-Pacquiao, until the fight, examining it from different angles. I'll cover their best fights, what a win or a loss means for each fighter, who will win and why, and more. Is the upcoming spectacle between welterw  Read Full Story >>>

Resurgent Felix looks to keep moving forward against Patishnock in third AXS TV bout, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
LINCOLN, R.I. (March 5th, 2015) -- Few people knew who Rich Patishnock was when we made his World Series of Fighting (WSOF) debut in just his sixth professional bout. They learned quickly when he bludgeoned Igor Gracia via first-round TKO. Now Luis Felix (12-8, 4 KOs) is catching up on some much-  Read Full Story >>>

Zou ready to `kill' for title
By Agence France Press, The Standard (HK), Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Zou Shiming said he will cast aside his friendship with IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng and "try to kill him in the ring." Zou, 33, and Amnat, 35, have been friends since their amateur days when they fought three times, but they will clash for the first time over 12 rounds tomorrow at the Co  Read Full Story >>>

Randy Roberts weighs in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight
By Amy Patterson Neubert, Imperial Valley News, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
West Lafayette, Indiana - Fans wanted to see a Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao match-up for years and a Purdue University American sports historian vets just how this fight will be remembered in history. "Is this the fight everyone wanted to see, yes, but the fighters are at the tail end   Read Full Story >>>

Juan Manuel Marquez left out in the cold again
By Rich Thomas,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Leaves JMM On the Outside Looking In, As Usual: With all the (undeserved) hype surrounding Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, left unsaid is a plain truth: Juan Manuel Marquez has been left out in the cold yet again. What is more, given that Marquez is 41 years old it co  Read Full Story >>>

Attitude, Moxie, and Al Haymon
By Robert Ecksel,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
The cable giants’ hegemony is being threatened, but if they act accordingly, the sport will benefit in ways that were unimaginable just a year ago… Well it’s Saturday night and I just got paid A fool about my money don’t try to save My heart says go, go have a time ‘Cause it’s Saturday night b  Read Full Story >>>

Paul Butler desperate for world title winnings to book seat for Mayweather-Pacquiao showdown
By Gareth A Davies,, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Super-flyweight Paul Butler can become the first Briton for more than 100 years to step down a weight and win a second world title on Friday night if he beats champion Zolani Tete, revealing that his motivation is using his pay-day to secure a seat for Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao on May 2  Read Full Story >>>

Guards patrol Manny's gym
By Associated Press, SuperSport, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Armed guards patrol the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. There are stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao's sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight. Freddie Roach is in Macau for a title fight involving China's Zou Shiming, but he's makin  Read Full Story >>>

NBC hopes boxing becomes 'event television' with PBC
By Bob Velin, USA Today, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
NBC's debut in the professional boxing arena on Saturday night features a card that includes four current or former champions with a combined record of 113-4-2 with 75 knockouts. Impressive? You bet. But in name recognition, it pales in comparison to the Murderers' Row of broadcast teams NBC has   Read Full Story >>>

Quigg: Frampton talks under way, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
WBA super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg has revealed talks over a highly-anticipated bout with IBF counterpart Carl Frampton are under way. Bury's Quigg, 26, has overcome a recent hand injury and was ringside to see Belfast's Frampton, 28, defend his title with an impressive in Belfast last   Read Full Story >>>

Cotto signs with Roc Nation, Fri, 06 Mar 2015
Middleweight champ Miguel Cotto announced this morning on ESPN’s First Take that he has signed a promotional agreement with Roc Nation Sports, Jay Z’s company. “We [Miguel Cotto Promotions and MCP boxers] have an alliance with Roc Nation and we are more than happy to announce that,” said Cotto.   Read Full Story >>>

By Eddie Alinea,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015

LOS ANGELES - When Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao battles undefeated American welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr. May 2 in Las Vegas, the World Boxing Organization 147-pound kingpin will be celebrating three significant e  
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By Dong Secuya,, Thu, 05 Mar 2015

MACAU – Chinese two time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming, who challenges IBF world champion Amnat Ruengroeng of Thailand this Saturday at the Venetian Macao CotaiArena here, promised his trainer Freddie Roach, wh  
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Mayweather is ‘biggest challenge of my life’ says Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Roach
By Agence France Press, The National, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
Macau // Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who turned 55 on Thursday, has seen it all during a legendary career as a cornerman to the world’s greatest fighters. But he told said on Thursday that training Manny Pacquiao to face the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather in boxing’s most lucrative fight yet w  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao has punching power edge vs Mayweather, says Guerrero
By Nissi Icasiano, Rappler, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Former world champion Robert Guerrero believes Manny Pacquiao’s punching power would play a pivotal role when the Filipino boxing icon meets Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring on May 2 (May 3 in PH) at the 16,800-seater MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 31-year-  Read Full Story >>>

Everybody loves Manny – Bob Arum
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Thu, 05 Mar 2015
VETERAN promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank Promotion said that though Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the favorite among bettors, the majority of boxing fans see Manny Pacquiao as the hero and the unbeaten American as the villain when the two preeminent boxers clash on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada  Read Full Story >>>


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