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An Eye for an Eye
By Robert Ecksel,, Tue, 30 May 2017
Many have called for Kell Brook to retire, having suffered two career-threatening injuries in the span of eight months… One day somebody will compile a list of the top ten pound-for-pound biggest whiners in boxing history. The eternally dissatisfied writers, quintessential nabobs of negativism, o  Read Full Story >>>

Errol Spence v Kell Brook: Annihilation II
By John Gatling,, Tue, 30 May 2017
On Wednesday, May 24, this is how the prequel concluded: “I think Brook will hit Spence cleanly in a way we haven’t seen before, perhaps even have control of the fight for awhile. It’s just that fighters like Spence come around only once a generation, and once he solves the Brit while finding som  Read Full Story >>>

Three Punch Combo: What’s in the Cards for Spence, Kell Brook, and Cotto?
By Matt Andrzejewski , The Sweet Science, Tue, 30 May 2017
THREE PUNCH COMBO: Errol Spence Jr. scored an impressive knockout victory against Kell Brook on Saturday to take Brook’s IBF welterweight title. Both fighters now face interesting possibilities as they move forward in their respective careers. Spence, who entered the fight with a lot of questions  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: What makes Paquiao popular in Australia, elsewhere in the world
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Tue, 30 May 2017
With barely two weeks to go before WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao moves over to Brisbane to continue training for his fight against unbeaten Australian boxer Jeff Horn, there are reports that tickets for the fight are almost sold out. Pacquiao is putting his WBO welterweight title on th  Read Full Story >>>

Pinoy boxer Amonsot to spar Horn as he prepares for Pacquiao fight
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Tue, 30 May 2017
MANILA, Philippines - Jeff Horn will get some assistance from one of his opponent's compatriots as Filipino Czar Amonsot is set to join his camp as a sparring partner for Horn's fight against WBO welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao. Amonsot (34-3-3, 22 knockouts) is originally from Tagbilaran  Read Full Story >>>

Op-Ed: Why Amonsot can't help Jeff Horn as sparmate for Pacquiao fight
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Tue, 30 May 2017
Unbeaten Australian challenger Jeff Horn could be making a big mistake by taking into his camp Filipino-Australian boxer Czar Amonsot as his sparring partner for his fight against Manny Pacquiao on July 2 at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Horn is done with his spar mate for three wee  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao backs Mindanao martial law
By Agence France Press, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 30 May 2017
Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao on Monday gave staunch support for President Rodrigo Duterte's martial law declaration in Mindanao, saying the country should be "grateful" for its strong leader. Duterte last week declared martial law in the southern Philippines to combat what he called a ri  Read Full Story >>>

Kell Brook’s defeat to Errol Spence Jr had its roots in the Sheffield man’s brutal loss to middleweight king Gennady Golovkin
By The Sweet Science, The Sun, Tue, 30 May 2017
AN expectant, packed crowd at Sheffield’s Bramall Lane were treated to an excellent fight on Saturday night as arguably the two best welterweights in the world clashed. And the 27,000 boxing fans were not let down. Kell Brook looked confident very fit, strong and refocused back at his champion  Read Full Story >>>

The Brothers Forbes
By Clarence George,, Tue, 30 May 2017
Both brothers fought the formidable Oscar Gardner, aka The Omaha Kid (despite being born in and fighting out of Minneapolis)… “The boxers today do not know how to fight.”—Harry Forbes, November 22, 1911 Harry Forbes was born on May 13, 1879, in Rockford, Illinois, to parents who wanted him to   Read Full Story >>>

Who Can Handle "The Truth" After Brook-Spence?
By Tris Dixon ,, Mon, 29 May 2017
It turns out that it is not just Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee, played by Tom Cruise in A Few Good Men, who can’t handle the truth. Kell Brook can’t either. The former IBF welterweight world champion was dethroned, stripped bare, his left eye puffy and broken and his thousands of previously jovial   Read Full Story >>>

Kell Brook was brave, not a coward, for realising he was hurt
By Sean Ingle,, Mon, 29 May 2017
It took until Sunday morning for a CT scan to confirm that Kell Brook’s left eye socket was fractured and for him to explain what it was like trying to stand toe-to-toe with the world’s best welterweight while suffering double vision and a ring that appeared to be moving. But, really, we knew it was  Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach expects crowd to favor Pacquiao in Horn bout
By Paolo del Rosario, CNN Philippines, Mon, 29 May 2017
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Welterweight contender Jeff Horn may be fighting on home soil when he takes on Senator Manny Pacquiao on July 2 at the Suncorp Stadium, but the Pacquiao camp believes the crowd will be on the Filipino’s side. There could be 55,000 people that fill up the Suncorp S  Read Full Story >>>

Errol Spence: 'Not the super fighter that everyone keeps saying.'
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Mon, 29 May 2017
On Saturday, May 27, the boxing world officially welcomed newly crowned IBF champion Errol Spence Jr. to the sport's elite group of the Welterweight best. The 27 year old Texas based fighter proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that he is indeed one of sport's most proficient with his impressive stoppa  Read Full Story >>>

Abel Sanchez: “Golovkin may drop Canelo in the fight, but he’s much improved and he will go the twelve rounds”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Mon, 29 May 2017
With the recent announcement of Golovkin vs. Alvarez being finalized for September 16th, boxing fans look forward to a match up that is a continuation of big name, high quality fights being made in the sport. The year started with Thurman vs. Garcia, continued the next month with Joshua-Klitschko an  Read Full Story >>>

Michael Conlan to 'step up' for Pacquiao undercard after win
By David Kelly, Belfast Telegraph, Mon, 29 May 2017
Michael Conlan is putting the frustration of a less than satisfying victory behind him and focusing on the chance to see his name up in lights alongside the great Manny Pacquiao on July 2, in Brisbane, Australia. Conlan notched his second win since turning professional with American promotional c  Read Full Story >>>

Kell Brook may never fight again after Errol Spence Jnr defeat because of this
By Chris McKenna,, Mon, 29 May 2017
The welterweight insists he “will be back” after losing his IBF title to American Errol Spence Jnr after being stopped in the 11th round at Bramall Lane on Saturday. But Brook’s left eye socket was fractured in the cracker and now faces gruelling surgery to repair the problem just months after he  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao’s team makes sly offer to Conor McGregor to steal Floyd Mayweather fight, Mon, 29 May 2017
MANNY Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum has delivered another huge twist in the Floyd-Mayweather-Conor McGregor saga, offering his champion up as a potential replacement. Arum has said publicly Pacquiao would be available to fight McGregor after his world title fight with Aussie Jeff Horn at Suncorp   Read Full Story >>>

Errol Spence Jr has arrived!
By John Coomer, RealSport, Mon, 29 May 2017
American Errol Spence Jr (22-0) has won the IBF World Welterweight title with an 11th round KO of England’s Kell Brook (36-2) in the Londoner’s home town. Brook suffered a fractured eye socket during the bout, causing him to take a knee and be counted out. He had earlier been dropped in the seven  Read Full Story >>>

Limpag: Changing PHL boxing mindset
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 29 May 2017
MILAN Melindo hasn’t even warmed his seat as the new IBF junior flyweight champion and in comes a challenge from Randy Petalcorin for a title fight. Filipino vs. Filipino for the world title. Something that, based on reports, hasn’t happened in over 70 years. It’s one of the ideas that my friend   Read Full Story >>>

By Aquiles Z. Zonio,, Mon, 29 May 2017

PASAY CITY – Senator Emmanuel D. Pacquiao has challenged all Senate employees to exercise regularly to stay fit and healthy. Senator Pacquiao claimed physical health and fitness enhances productivity. “Employees wh  
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Jeff Horn to spar Filipino slugger Czar Amonsot as he prepares to fight Manny Pacquiao
By Grantlee Kieza,, Mon, 29 May 2017
JEFF Horn will begin sparring Filipino slugger Czar Amonsot next week as he ramps up the intense preparation for his Suncorp Stadium world title fight with Manny Pacquiao on July 2. Horn’s team is also negotiating with Kostya Tszyu’s old rival, former world champ Zab Judah from New York, to be an  Read Full Story >>>

Spence stops Brook: Manny Pacquiao next?
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Mon, 29 May 2017
Saturday May 27, from the Brumall Lane Football Grounds in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, former IBF Welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) put his coveted 147 pound distinction on the line against number one ranked contender and unbeaten American fighter, Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs), a  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao gets call from three world champs for unification fight
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Mon, 29 May 2017
With Errol Spence's victory over Kell Brook Saturday at the Bramall Lane, Sheffield in the UK, at least three world champions are now seeking a lucrative fight against Manny Pacquiao but first the fighting senator needs to beat Jeff Horn on July 2. A unification match with two of the three conten  Read Full Story >>>

Roach looking for stronger sparmates
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 29 May 2017
Freddie Roach swears Manny Pacquiao is starting to get into the groove but the Hall of Fame trainer remains bothered by plans to leave for Brisbane ten days before–and not 14 days–as he was hoping for to get used to the wintry conditions there. Pacquiao is billed to defend his world welterweight   Read Full Story >>>

Ranking the Welterweights: Spence arrives in the division’s top ranks
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Mon, 29 May 2017
1. Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KO) Pacquiao, 38, does have two legitimate losses in the last five years. Those losses came to Juan Manuel Marquez and Floyd Mayweather. He has otherwise dominated fights with Brandon Rios, Tim Bradley Jr (twice), Chris Algieri, and Jessie Vargas. In the absence of M  Read Full Story >>>

Spence: I Proved Myself; Now It's Time for Thurman to Fight Me!
By Keith Idec,, Mon, 29 May 2017
Mere minutes removed from winning his first world title, Errol Spence Jr. turned his attention toward adding two more championships to his resume. Spence called out unbeaten WBA/WBC welterweight champion Keith Thurman immediately after stopping Kell Brook in the 11th round Saturday night to win t  Read Full Story >>>

Kell Brook faces painful decision over future following second eye surgery
By Sachin Nakrani,, Mon, 29 May 2017
Another fight, another fractured eye socket for Kell Brook and the question now is where he goes next. His promoter, Eddie Hearn, made it clear that there will be no more fights at welterweight following the 31-year-old’s defeat to Errol Spence Jr at Bramall Lane on Saturday, a contest that not only  Read Full Story >>>

By Eddie Alinea of,, Sun, 28 May 2017

Muscle stiffness which hampered Manny Pacquiao’s training the past week is gone. And so is the shoulder pain. With the problems that somehow created a snag in the World Boxing Organization welterweight titleholder‘s   
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Bob Arum Says Manny Pacquiao Will Fight Conor McGregor, If Floyd Won't (VIDEO), Sun, 28 May 2017

TMZ SPORTS -- If Floyd Mayweather doesn't get off his butt and sign the paperwork to fight Conor McGregor, Manny Pacquiao WILL ... so says Manny's promoter, Bob Arum. Conor has been snuffing Floyd in the media for days now .  
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Sabillo ends Amisa in Round 3, captures ABF light flyweight belt
By Jerome S. Galunan Jr.,, Sun, 28 May 2017

BACOLOD City, Philippines – The ‘Tiger’ is back. After two consecutive title-fight losses in Japan last year, former World Boxing Organization minimum weight champion Merlito ‘Tiger’ Sabillo (26-4-1 with 13 KOs) has f  
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Damir Ismagulov stops Maxim Divnich to become new M-1 Challenge Lightweight Champion, Sun, 28 May 2017

M-1 CHALLENGE 78 RESULTS ORENBURG, Russia (May 27, 2017) - A new M-1 Challenge lightweight champion was crowned last night as Damir Ismagulov knocked out former champion Maxim Divnich at the end of the fifth and fina  
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Pacquiao's sparring, and those who get to punch a senator
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Sun, 28 May 2017
MANILA, Philippines - Very few people can say they get to punch a senator. Leonardo Doronio and Sonny Katiandagho are two such Filipinos who have that rare opportunity. The boxers have been chosen as the sparring partners for Manny Pacquiao as he prepares for his defense of the WBO welterweight   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao’s training camp to stay in Manila?
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sun, 28 May 2017
The declaration of martial law by President Rodrigo Duterte in Mindanao last week might affect the plan of Manny Pacquiao to transfer his training camp in General Santos City when the Senate takes a break starting on June 2. Pacquiao’s camp has yet to decide whether to proceed with the plan or st  Read Full Story >>>

Kell Brook admits he has to move up in weight after confirming he broke his eye socket in Errol Spence Jr defeat
By Duncan Wright, The Sun, Sun, 28 May 2017
KELL BROOK has admitted for the first time he can no longer compete at welterweight after he lost his world title to Errol Spence Jr. Brook has this morning confirmed he has suffered a repeat of the broken eye socket he first tasted when he was beaten by Gennady Golovkin last year He was final  Read Full Story >>>

Kell Brook had to quit against Errol Spence because he feared a 'fatal' blow after breaking his eye socket
By Joe Mewis,, Sun, 28 May 2017
Kell Brook has admitted fears that he could take a 'fatal' punch following his broken eye socket made him take a knee against Errol Spence last night. The Sheffield fighter lost his homecoming fight to the American when the bout was stopped in the 11th round at Bramall Lane. Brook had suffere  Read Full Story >>>


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