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Carl Frampton admits Belfast bout with Nonito Donaire is career 'make or break'
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 15 Apr 2018
Carl Frampton's contest with former four-weight world champion 'Filipino Flash' Nonito Donaire for the WBO Interim featherweight title has been billed as a "make or break fight" for the North Irishman's career as he returns to action in Belfast next Saturday.
The 2017 fighter of the year with T Read Full Story >>>
Joshua wants Wilder at Wembley
Brinkwire, 15 Apr 2018
Anthony Joshua is pushing to get a fight with Deontay Wilder later this year. Photo: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters
Anthony Joshua is pushing for his blockbuster unification against Deontay Wilder to be at Wembley in September.
Negotiations are at a key stage with Wilder’s camp claiming they reje Read Full Story >>>
Lucas Matthysse wants to send Manny Pacquiao into retirement via knockout
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, 15 Apr 2018
LUCAS Matthysse is out to do to Manny Pacquiao what the Filipino boxing legend did to his promoter a decade ago.
The reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight champion plans to send his 39-year-old challenger to retirement by the end of their July 15 title fight in Kuala Lumpur, Malays Read Full Story >>>
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors opens title defense with Spurs rout
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2018
OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors opened their title defense in impressive fashion on Saturday night, blasting the San Antonio Spurs, 113-92, at the Oracle Arena.
Klay Thompson made 11 of 13 field goals, including 5-o Read Full Story >>>
NBA Playoffs -- Raptors edge Wizards, 114-106, take Game 1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2018
CHICAGO -- The Toronto Raptors ended their 10-game losing streak in Game 1 of playoffs openers when they handled their business on Saturday afternoon and beat the Washington Wizards, 114-106. at the Air Canada Centre.
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PHLPost launches commemorative stamps for Palarong Pambansa opening
PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2018
The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will issue a set of personalized multi-sport special commemorative stamps today, April 15 to mark the opening of the Palarong Pambansa (Filipino for "National Games") to be part Read Full Story >>>
Tepora gets big break
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 15 Apr 2018
CEBU, Philippines — Finally, the undefeated Cebuano featherweight contender Jhack "El Capitan' Tepora got a well earned break in boxing spotlight.
The promising Omega Gym fighter has been booked to slug it out with Mexican Edivaldo 'Indio' Ortega for the vacant International Boxing Organization ( Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Fires Freddie Roach
By Sean Crose, Boxing Insider, 15 Apr 2018
Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach are no longer a team. The Filipino multi-division champ (59-7-2) has decided that Restituto “Buboy” Fernandez, along with Raides “Nonoy” Neri, will be his trainers leading up to his July 14th welterweight title fight with Lucas Matthysse (39-4). The news had been exp Read Full Story >>>
Donaire lays own odds for Belfast bout
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2018
Oddsmakers have installed Northern Ireland’s Carl Frampton a 6-1 favorite to beat Nonito Donaire, Jr. in their 12-round fight for the interim WBO featherweight title in Belfast on April 21 but the Filipino Flash isn’t bu Read Full Story >>>
Boxing Biz: ESPN Bets Big On Terence Crawford For Its Streaming Service, Jarrett Hurd Ratings
By Josh Katzowitz, Forbes.com, 15 Apr 2018
ESPN made a big announcement this week that its first major card on its new subscription streaming service would be Terence Crawford trying to win a welterweight title vs. Jeff Horn in June. And you could forgive Crawford if, at first, he wasn’t happy about it.
Considering his last fight drew nea Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua Throws Doubts Over Deontay Wilder Unification Fight
By Ryan Sidle, Sport Bible, 15 Apr 2018
Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder is the fight that we all want to see but the British world champion has made us doubt that the fight is going to happen any time soon.
It feels almost inevitable that Joshua and Wilder will face at some point and it feels like it should be very soon. Both of the Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan Makes Bold Claim About Canelo After Failed Drugs Test
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, 15 Apr 2018
Amir Khan returns to the boxing ring next week for the first time since been knocked out cold by Canelo Alvarez a couple of years ago at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Since then Khan has went through and overcame a number of personal issues outside the ring and most recently had a successful r Read Full Story >>>
Ruben Villa, 124.8 lbs. vs. Marlon Olea, 124.9 lbs.
PhilBoxing.com, 14 Apr 2018
ORANGE, Calif. (April 14, 2018) - Ruben Villa (10-0, 4 KOs) cleared the final hurdle in his first attempt at a title by weighing in at 124.8 lbs., while Colombian Marlon Olea (13-2, 12 KOs) measured 124.9 lbs. at Friday's we Read Full Story >>>
Matthysse: Hopefully I Can Retire Manny Pacquiao - By Knockout!
By Elisinio Castillo, BoxingScene.com, 14 Apr 2018
World Boxing Association (WBA) "regular" welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse (39-4, 34 KOs) said he wants to "retire" eight division champ Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) when they collide in the ring.
The two boxers are scheduled to fight on July 14 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in a bout set to Read Full Story >>>
Are the Warriors still hungry?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Apr 2018
The Golden State Warriors don’t really have to prove anything to anyone. But they sure look not well needing to pick up the slack two days to their first round meeting with the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA playoffs. L Read Full Story >>>
Brockport Boxer Prepares For Final Fight Alone
PhilBoxing.com, 14 Apr 2018
36 year old pugilist Chris Cella has had a decorated career of 19 years, fighting inside the squared circle as well as bare knuckle circuit.
He has won titles, and at the ripe age of 36, wants to fight simply because he can.
But in previous training camps where he worked with NJ Hall of Fame Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez denies cosmetic procedure, confirms arthroscopic knee surgery
World Boxing News, 14 Apr 2018
Former world middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez faces up to four weeks out of action following knee surgery to repair internal damage.
Canelo, now without a fight due to a failed drug test for Clenbuterol, is using his time off to get back to complete fitness ahead of a hearing regarding his fu Read Full Story >>>
You go for a Pinoy vs Pinoy world title fight?
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Apr 2018
As though there’s nothing more urgent to pursue, the International Boxing Federation (IBF) will proceed with the All-Filipino world super flyweight title bout between champion Jerwin Ancajas and mandatory challenger Jonas Read Full Story >>>
“Crunch Time” for Triple G
By Ralph Rimpell, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Apr 2018
For those of you readers not familiar with the term “crunch time”, it’s an expression often heard in arenas when two competitive teams are battling to get the victory over the opposing team. It’s usually in the final quarter with Read Full Story >>>
Jermall Charlo & Hugo Centeno Jr. Discuss Upcoming Showdown Saturday, April 21 Live on SHOWTIMEâ from Barclays Center in Brooklyn
PhilBoxing.com, 14 Apr 2018
Charlo & Centeno Battle for Interim WBC Middleweight Title In Premier Boxing Champions Event
BROOKLYN (April 13, 2018) - Undefeated former world champion Jermall Charlo and once-beaten contender Hugo Centeno Jr. discussed their upcoming matchup before they step into the ring on Saturday, April 21 Read Full Story >>>