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Highly Touted United States Olympic Trials Champion Javier Martinez Makes His Pro Debut TONIGHT in Las Vegas
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 15 Jul 2020
NEW YORK (July 14, 2020) - 2020 United Sates Olympic Trials champion Javier Martinez makes his highly anticipated professional debut when he takes on Jonathan Burrs in a four-round middleweight fight that will take plac Read Full Story >>>
Lapurga wins, AGM Bernardino finishes 2nd
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 15 Jul 2020
Manila---Joey Lapurga, one of the top players of Novelty Chess Club headed by sportsman Sonsea Agonoy came out triumphant in the National Master Homer Cunanan's Practice on fire online chess tournament, which was held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the lichess.org.
After winning his first round mat Read Full Story >>>
Pancho Villa: The Fighting Filipino Trailblazer Who Paved The Way For Pacquiao
By Kieran Spratt, TheSportsman, Wed, 15 Jul 2020
As an eight-division world champion, the winner of 12 major world titles, the only man to hold world championships across four decades and undoubtedly one of the greatest boxers of all-time, it’s little wonder why the Filipino population of nearly 110 million hold Manny Pacquiao in such a deific s Read Full Story >>>
Billy Joe Saunders missed the boat against Canelo Alvarez, says Bernard Hopkins
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Wed, 15 Jul 2020
WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders 29-0 (14) may never get another chance to fight Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez 53-1-2 (36), according to Bernard Hopkins.
The 30-year-old British southpaw was expected to face Alvarez on Cinco de Mayo before the global coronavirus pa Read Full Story >>>
Pinoy pugs in demand
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 14 Jul 2020
John Vincent Moralde sees action this Thursday in Las Vegas.
More and more Filipino fighters are being lined up for fights in the US but WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero is still waiting for a date when to battle Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao had the superior career to Floyd Mayweather Jr, says Buddy McGirt
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Tue, 14 Jul 2020
Buddy McGirt has joined Bernard Hopkins in saying he would prefer to have the legacy of Manny Pacquiao over Floyd Mayweather Jr despite the undefeated American defeating the Filipino superstar on points in Las Vegas five years ago.
Leading trainer McGirt, who was inducted into the International B Read Full Story >>>
Weigh-In Results: Mikaela Mayer vs. Helen Joseph
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 14 Jul 2020
Live boxing is back!
Don't miss Mayer vs. Joseph
TOMORROW at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT live on ESPN & ESPN Deportes
from the MGM Grand Conference Center - Grand Ballroom (Las Vegas)
(ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 9 p.m. ET / 6 Read Full Story >>>
Herring vs. Oquendo Bout Off Following Positive COVID-19 Test
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 14 Jul 2020
Mikaela Mayer-Helen Joseph elevated to main event (ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 9 p.m. ET)
Tomorrow's Top Rank on ESPN main event between WBO junior lightweight world champion Jamel Herring and Jonathan Oquendo will Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn: Justice, Three Years After the Robbery
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Tue, 14 Jul 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. once said that “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” And, while those words of wisdom were applied to the real world of social injustice, they also apply just as well to the world of boxing.
Back in July of 2017, Jeff Horn was given a gi Read Full Story >>>
Another fight legend puts Manny Pacquiao legacy over Floyd Mayweather
World Boxing News, Tue, 14 Jul 2020
Ex-pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather has seen his name and achievements placed below rival Manny Pacquiao for the second time in a few months.
On the back of Bernard Hopkins doing similar, top trainer and all-round boxing legend Buddy McGirt has done the same.
McGirt’s words follow those Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather's Money Won't Match Pacquiao's Legacy, Hall Of Fame Trainer Says
By John Tan , International Business Times, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
AHall of Fame boxing trainer said Floyd Mayweather’s money will never match what Manny Pacquiao has accomplished in his career.
When boxing was put on hiatus, fans started a social media debate aiming to know who had the better career between two legendary fighters, Mayweather and Pacquiao. Sev Read Full Story >>>
'It's a sickness': Obsessed Tszyu on why he will beat Horn
By Phil Lutton, The Sydney Morning Herald, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
For some people, lockdown and isolation meant learning to bake, or make pasta, or home brew.
Tim Tszyu did not fall into any of those categories. In his introspection, he decided: "Nothing in my life matters besides boxing. I became obsessed. It's a sickness. I'm going to win.
"It meant traini Read Full Story >>>
Interview with Michael Pacquiao: I’m ready to rumble
By Kerry Tinga, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
The son of boxer-politician Sen. Manny Pacquiao who trended on Twitter for his rapping skills, now releases a full album
“For the thousands in attendance, and the millions watching around the world… Are you ready to rumble?”
The voice and signature phrase of American ring announcer Micha Read Full Story >>>
Loma May Return as P4P King; Manny Could Lose Rear Post
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
With Canelo Alvarez return to action still in a haze albeit the possibility of him being paired with a "soft touch", Vasily Lomachenko, if victorious in his still to be rescheduled high profile fight versus the still undefe Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Horn vs Tim Tszyu: Tszyu only here because of his dad, says Horn
By Brendan Bradford, SportingNews.com, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
It's the biggest domestic Australian boxing match in years, but Jeff Horn says Tim Tszyu is only there because of his last name.
The hugely anticipated grudge match has been officially rescheduled for Wednesday, August 26 at Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville, with tickets going on sa Read Full Story >>>
Young Pacman: Jimuel Pacquiao looking like a young Manny in training
ABS-CBN News, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
How serious is Jimuel Pacquiao in following the footsteps of his dad? Pretty serious, it looks like.
The first-born son of eight-division boxing world champion and reigning WBA (Super) Welterweight World Champion Manny Pacquiao, Emmanuel Pacquiao Jr., or Jimuel for short, is looking really sharp Read Full Story >>>
The Past Week in Action 12 July 2020
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
Zepeda (R) defeats Castaneda.
-Jose Zepeda keeps on track for third world title challenge with win over Kendo Castaneda
-Luis Alberto Lopez wins split decision over Andy Vences
-Carlos Takam com Read Full Story >>>
Vergil Ortiz Jr gunning for top welterweights, feels he’s ready
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
Golden Boy welterweight prospect Vergil Ortiz Jr — currently the house favorite — is scheduled to return to action on July 24, where he’ll face Samuel Vargas in another matchup pitting the 22-year-old rising star against a veteran fighter, his fourth straight such contest.
Ortiz (15-0, 15 K Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather accused of ‘cherry-picking’ by top British heavyweight
World Boxing News, Mon, 13 Jul 2020
Boxing great Floyd Mayweather has been accused of cherry-picking an opponent when bringing two sides of combat sport together in 2017.
Dillian Whyte, a British heavyweight Pay-Per-View star aiming to cross over to MMA at some point, called out Mayweather for his multi-million dollar clash with Co Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Horn vs. Tim Tszyu on August 26, With Fans, in Townsville
BoxingScene.com, Sun, 12 Jul 2020
The new date has been set down. Former WBO welterweight world champion Jeff Horn will fight Tim Tsyzu in Townsville on August 26 in what is certainly the biggest fight in the country in several years.
The junior middleweight fight, which was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, will take pl Read Full Story >>>