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By Randy Gordon, The Sweet Science, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Let's get one thing straight: The decision rendered on the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight was not fixed or pre-ordained, as so many of you have told me through your calls, your texts, your e-mails, your messages and your tweets.
Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara. This is the perfect example of w Read Full Story >>>
Maidana Doing Good Work For Mayweather, Says Coach
By Salvador Rodríguez, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Marcos Maidana (35-4, 31KOs) is going very good work in the gym, according to his new conditioning coach Raul Robles. Maidana has begun his preparations for the September 13th rematch with WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Robles and reno Read Full Story >>>
The Devil and Mr. Nixon
By Pete Ehrmann, Boxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Ring phenom-turned-politico Orville Pitts came to terms with one, but the other proved even trickier than Dick…
When Orville Pitts was elected a Milwaukee alderman in his first campaign for public office in 1968, his political future looked as bright as the one that had seemed in store for Pitts Read Full Story >>>
THE LOTIERZO LOWDOWN Why Maidana Will Be Easier For Mayweather This Time
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
When the swarmer/attacker legitimately loses to the boxer or better technician the first time, and this applies to the first Mayweather-Maidana fight, the rematch is usually a rerun and easier for the boxer.
Conversely, when the swarmer beats the boxer the first time, it's not out of the ordinary Read Full Story >>>
Much at stake for Golovkin, Geale in Saturday matchup
By Allen Trieu, Fox Sports, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Boxing fans may not be very familiar with Amar Amari, but he has the distinction of being the last opponent of Gennady Golovkin's who saw the final bell.
That was in June of 2008.
Since then, Golovkin has finished 16 straight opponents inside the distance. He has knocked out 26 of his 29 profe Read Full Story >>>
Golovkin, Geale faced each other in 2001
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
When middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin and former titleholder Daniel Geale square off on Saturday night (HBO, 9:30 ET/PT) at New York’s Madison Square Garden, it will not be the first time they have duked it out.
Back in 2001, at the amateur East Asian Games tournament in Osaka, Japan, Golov Read Full Story >>>
Boxers to undergo series of AG eliminations
By Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan, Sun.Star Davao, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
NATIONAL boxers, even after competing in Kazakhstan and China recently, will still undergo a series of eliminations to earn spots in the 17th Asian Games-bound Team Philippines.
Former Barangay Una Boxing Team of Davao del Norte mainstays Rey Saludar and Charly Suarez, who each brought home a sil Read Full Story >>>
Blake Caparello: “If I hit Sergey Kovalev and hurt him early, I’ll take him out!”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
I recently had a chance to speak with former IBO champion and current light heavyweight contender, Blake ‘Il Capo’ Caparello, ahead of the biggest task of his career. Caparello will be stepping up to fight for the WBO light heavyweight title against unbeaten Sergey Kovalev on August 2 in Atlantic Ci Read Full Story >>>
Boyose Singwangcha gets new foe for ABF title fight in Talisay
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
CEBU, Philippines - Undefeated super featherweight prospect Boyose A. Singwangcha will take on a new opponent in the main event of another slambang slugfest bankrolled by Naris/Wakee Promotions on August 2 at the Tabunok Sports Complex in Talisay City.
The fighting pride of San Remigio, Cebu was Read Full Story >>>
Boxing’s immediate future seems cluttered with the usual suspects and possibly one new sensation
By Warren Tasker, Edmonton Journal, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
The picture has become much clearer in recent weeks. Boxing has pretty well sorted itself out for the rest of the year.
The biggest news – not really – is the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana rematch on Sept. 13 for the undisputed welterweight belt buckle or whatever it amounts to these days.
H Read Full Story >>>
Can Geale dethrone the middleweight king?
By Daniel Nichols, The Roar, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
This Sunday afternoon (AEST), Australia’s Daniel Geale will attempt to conquer one of the most dangerous fighters in boxing when he takes on the undefeated Gennady Golovkin.
The 33-year-old former IBO, IBF and WBA World Champion is rated a $5.40 outsider to topple the most dangerous man in the d Read Full Story >>>
TOMORROW! Brandon Rios Oxnard Media Workout - Noon PT
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
OXNARD, CALIF. (July 22, 2014) -- Former world lightweight champion and pound-for-pound all-action fighter BRANDON "Bam Bam" RIOS and 2012 Trainer of the Year ROBERT GARCIA will host an Oxnard Media Workout Tomorrow! Wednes Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Kings win 2014 Summer League title
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
CHICAGO -- The Sacramento Kings uncorked 27 points in the fourth quarter to turn the tables on the Houston Rockets and capture the 2014 Summer League title Monday night at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.
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NBA -- A new Marshall in Milwaukee
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
WAUNAKEE -- After being released by the Los Angeles Lakers last July 19, Kendall Marshall quickly found a new home when the Milwaukee Bucks claimed him off the waivers the following day.
The Lakers valued Marshall's talents and ha Read Full Story >>>
Amnat Ruenroeng to defend IBF belt against McWilliams Arroyo on Sept. 14
By Anson Wainwright, RingTV.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng will face McWilliams Arroyo on Sept. 14 in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, IBF President Daryl Peoples informed RingTV.com on Tuesday.
“That’s the date that they’ve requested,” said Peoples, who also confirmed the location city in Thailand with Championships Read Full Story >>>
Tyson Fury: Born Under a Bad Sign
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
“Obviously you’ve got to feel for Tyson who has been hit hard by this postponement after all the training he has put in…”
“If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all.”—from “Born Under a Bad Sign”
Saturday’s rematch at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester, England, between Dereck Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS COULD RECEIVE PROMOTER'S LICENSE IN NEVADA THIS WEDNESDAY
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Earlier this month, after submitting an application to the New York State Athletic Commission, Mayweather Promotions received their promoter's license in the state of New York. According to Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, it was just the first of many more to come as he revealed that he h Read Full Story >>>
Lem’s latest: Is Evander Holyfield retired? Maybe
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
On June 26, five-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield informed RingTV.com that he was officially retiring, saying, “I’m done.”
But less than a month later, Holyfield more or less changed his assertion to a definite maybe.
“You know, like I’ve told everybody,” said Holyfield, during a Mo Read Full Story >>>
Talking with newly crowned WBO jr welterweight champion Chris Algieri!
By Jerry Glick, FightNews.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Flush with the success that he had from taking the WBO junior welterweight title from Ruslan Provodnikov back on June 14th, Star Boxing’s pride and joy, Chris “The Fighting Pride of Huntington” Algieri, was eager to talk about winning the belt and his challenge to the great Manny Pacquiao for Pac Ma Read Full Story >>>
PLANS FOR A ZOU SHIMING TITLE FIGHT WILL HAVE TO WAIT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Plans for popular former Chinese two-time Olympic gold medalist and undefeated pro Zou Shiming will have to wait.
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum had earlier told the Manila Standard there were plans to promot Read Full Story >>>
DODIE BOY PENALOSA’S OPPONENT FALLS ILL, IS REPLACED
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
The Indonesian opponent of undefeated super bantamweight Dodie Boy Penalosa Jr has fallen ill and has had to be replaced for Saturday’s ten round main event at the Mandaluyong City Gym.
Yon Armed has been Read Full Story >>>
Local hero JR Magboo eyes IBF Pacific title
By Dennis U. Eroa, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
HE fights wisely and there is no doubt that JR Magboo, pride of Touch Gloves Boxing Gym, is ripe for an international title.
Elmer Anuran, Magboo’s handler and president of Saved by the Bell Promotions, said his Read Full Story >>>
PARAS CLEARED TO COMPETE IN FIBA U18 SLAM DUNK CONTEST
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Kobe Paras, son of PBA legend and two-time MVP Benjie Paras has been cleared to compete in the FIBA Under 18 Slam Dunk contest in Qatar from August 16-29.
Benjie Paras said his 16 year old son was given per Read Full Story >>>
Douglas Targets World title in Fall!
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Baltimore, MD – Blue chip prospect Tyrieshia “Lady Tiga” Douglas has her sights set on capturing a world title before the end of 2014.
At 5-0 with 1 win by knockout, the Baltimore-based Washington DC native’s set a lofty goal for herself. As an amateur, she won multiple Golden Gloves and Nation Read Full Story >>>
Miranda replaces injured Nemkov vs. Puetz in M-1 Challenge 50 Aug. 15 in Russia
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (July 22 2014) - Former M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Victor Nemkov has pulled out of a rematch against current holder Stephan Puetz (10-1-0, 4 KO/TKO, 3 SUB) in the main event on a special M-1 Global anniversary show, M-1 Challenge 50: Battle on Neva," outdoors Fri Read Full Story >>>
Odds on Manny hint at Macau mismatch
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
MANILA, Philippines - The early betting odds are suggesting a big mismatch in Macau.
Manny Pacquiao, of course, is the heavy favorite against Chris Algeiri, who was unheard of until he faced and defeated Ruslan Provodnikov last month.
According to Lootmeister.com, which provides boxing handica Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Continues Pay Per View Nonsense
By Matthew Hurley, MaxBoxing.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Now that Manny Pacquiao versus Chris Algieri is a done deal, the PacMan officially revealed himself to be Bob Arum’s puppet on a string. No, this is not as bad as Colonel Tom Parker ripping apart his only client Elvis Presley over nearly twenty-one years but it begs the question, who would Manny be Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao is 14-1 favorite vs Algieri
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
On paper, it certainly looks like Chris Algieri will have to carry a bladed weapon or a concealed-carry pistol for him to emerge victorious against Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 23 in Macau.
Odds coming from the US say Pacquiao is -1400 ($100 bet wins $1,400), while Algieri is +800 ($100 bet wins $800). Read Full Story >>>
Gennady "GGG" Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale: Mortal Kombat
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
These had to be my two favorite words in all of my video-game splendor during the 90's. "Mortal Kombat" was my answer to blood lust in between ramen noodles, books and assignments I wanted absolutely nothing to do with.
The fights were epic, as were the characters and visuals. B Read Full Story >>>
Why Gennady Golovkin still isn't a mainstream star (and may never be)
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Years from now, I suspect, there will be those who will write about what a privilege it was to watch Gennady Golovkin, to cover this nearly perfect fighting machine as he tore through his career nearly unchallenged.
The WBA middleweight champion is 29-0 with 26 knockouts heading into perhaps the Read Full Story >>>
Algieri's Promoter: Jab is Key Tool Against Pacquiao
By Bill Emes, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Promoter Joe DeGuardia is very confident about Chris Algieri's chances to upset Manny Pacquiao on November 22nd in Macau, China. DeGuardia was also confident that Algieri (20-0, 8KOs), a huge underdog at the time, would defeat Ruslan Provodnikov in June. He was right, and Algieri recovered from two Read Full Story >>>
Robert Garcia Wants Mayweather To Go Toe To Toe
By Oscar De Leon, Tha Boxing Voice, Wed, 23 Jul 2014
In a recent Interview with Tha Boxing Voice, Robert Garcia (Trainer of Marcos Maidana) said he his game plan would involve forcing Mayweather to stand toe-to-toe. In recent interivews Garcia has gone out of his way to point out Mayweathers lack of entertainment when it comes to pleasing the fans and Read Full Story >>>
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