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Kovalev vs Canelo: Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is king – who can dethrone him?
By James Dielhenn, SkySports.com, 04 Nov 2019
It is getting harder and harder to begrudge Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez the type of defining accolades that he claims he "doesn't care about". But an emphatic knockout of the much larger Sergey Kovalev and the target he now carries on his back mean that Canelo must be in the conversation to be the world's Read Full Story >>>
Canelo vs. Kovalev fight takeaways: Alvarez proves greatness, now has big decisions to make
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, 04 Nov 2019
History was made on Saturday in Las Vegas as Canelo Alvarez moved up two divisions and finished light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev via 11th-round knockout. Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) became just the fourth Mexican fighter to win titles in four weight divisions and became boxing's only three- Read Full Story >>>
Ancajas stays in L. A. to train
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2019
LOS ANGELES. A plan to train in Las Vegas has been scuttled as IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas decided yesterday to stay here before leaving for Puebla, Mexico, one or two weeks before his eighth title defense Read Full Story >>>
NBA Daily: Antetokounmpo Delivers, as Bucks Beat Raptors 115 – 105
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2019
Boracay Island, Philippines – Reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo made sure he exacted some sort of revenge against their playoff tormentors last year, as he stuffed the stats sheet with 36 points, 15 rebounds, 8 ass Read Full Story >>>
De La Hoya: Loma, Crawford Not Daring To Be Great Like Canelo Is!
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, 04 Nov 2019
LAS VEGAS – Canelo Alvarez and Oscar De La Hoya don’t have the close relationship they once had.
That didn’t prevent Alvarez’s promoter from continuing to tout his fighter’s greatness Saturday night.
After watching Alvarez knock out WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in the 11th rou Read Full Story >>>
TAYLOR CROWNED TWO-WEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION IN MANCHESTER
PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2019
Irish star Katie Taylor created even more history earlier this evening as she outpointed Greece’s Christina Linardatou to land the WBO Super-Lightweight World title on an emotional night at Manchester Arena as local he Read Full Story >>>
HANEY FACES SANTIAGO IN MAIDEN WORLD TITLE DEFENSE
PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2019
‘The Dream’ meets unbeaten Dominican challenger in Los Angeles on Nov 9
Devin Haney will face Alfredo Santiago in the first defense of his WBC World Lightweight title at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday Nove Read Full Story >>>
Asean Chess: Hot streak continues as Paulo Bersamina rules Vietnam blitz competition
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2019
Filipino Grandmaster elect Paulo Bersamina won his last 2 games to add another feather on his cap by winning the blitz competition of 4th Asean Chess Championships (Men) title in Bac Giang City, Vietnam on Sunday.
Bersamina, playing under the banner of National Chess Federation of the Philippine Read Full Story >>>
TOP RANK, BOB ARUM STUNTING ANCAJAS CAREER GROWTH
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Nov 2019
(Author's Note: This is followup to my earlier published article titled, "The Jerwin Ancajas Dilemma")
It is no longer a wonder why despite being a world titlist for more than three years now, Jerwin Ancajas has remain Read Full Story >>>
CANELO CROWNED FOUR-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION
PhilBoxing.com, 03 Nov 2019
LAS VEGAS (Nov. 2, 2019) - Canelo Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs), the face of boxing and the king of the middleweight division, successfully stopped Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev
(34-4-1, 28 KOs) in the eleventh round of a 12 Read Full Story >>>
After Stunning Kovalev Knockout, What’s Next For Canelo Alvarez?
By Tom Sanderson, Forbes.com, 03 Nov 2019
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez became a four-weight champion on Saturday evening when he rallied back to knock out Sergey Kovalev in stunning fashion at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Holding belts in multiple divisions and only three bouts into his $365mn, 11 fight deal with DAZN, here are some Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez to 'continue making history' after becoming four-weight world champion
By Rob Lancaster, SportingNews.com, 03 Nov 2019
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is keeping his options open for the future after becoming a four-weight world champion, insisting his only aim is to "continue making history."
Alvarez stopped Sergey Kovalev in the 11th round to claim the WBO light heavyweight belt from the Russian, enhancing his already im Read Full Story >>>
Is Canelo the pound-for-pound king? What lies ahead for Kovalev?
ESPN.com, 03 Nov 2019
Canelo Alvarez made history with a brutal, 11th-round knockout of Sergey Kovalev to win a light heavyweight world title on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. He became a four-division titleholder and holds belts simultaneously at middleweight, super middleweight and light heavyweig Read Full Story >>>
Canelo: If Golovkin Trilogy Represents Business - Why Not?
BoxingScene.com, 03 Nov 2019
Canelo Alvarez Alvarez is open to the idea of a trilogy fight with Gennady Golovkin - if it makes financial sense.
DAZN, who signed Canelo to an eleven fight deal in 2018, had pushed a for a Golovkin fight in September - but the Mexican superstar rejected that idea and instead made a decision to Read Full Story >>>
CANELO-KOVALEV FIREWORKS WAS ALMOST A DUD
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Nov 2019
MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA -- Something just didn’t match up for the supposedly big extravaganza at Las Vegas this week. The fight card that would have been a huge one somehow just wasn’t and the media is buzzing that somethin Read Full Story >>>
Freddie likes Danny for Manny
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Nov 2019
LOS ANGELES. Trainer Freddie Roach said yesterday it’s not his decision to make but if he had a choice in deciding who will be super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent, his pick is the former supe Read Full Story >>>
Wesley So is First World Official Fischer Random Chess Champion
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Nov 2019
US based Filipino Wesley Barbasa So outplayed world No. 1 and classical World Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, 13.5-2.5, en route to win the inaugural FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship at the Henie Onstad Art Cen Read Full Story >>>
NBA - - Golden State Warriors fall short against the Charlotte Hornets 93-87 during Filipino Heritage Night
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Nov 2019
Chase Center, San Francisco -- Filipinos and fans alike flooded the newly opened Chase Center Arena to celebrate the Warriors' Filipino heritage night Saturday. Fans from all around the Bay Area joined the festivities f Read Full Story >>>
‘Canelo’ Alvarez Makes History By Knocking Out Sergey Kovalev in Las Vegas
By Mike Sloan, Sherdog.com, 03 Nov 2019
On Saturday night inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez made history in more ways than one.
Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KO) bided his time before blasting three-time light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev into orbit. Alvarez had difficulty early on in Read Full Story >>>
Column: Canelo Alvarez is the king of boxing’s wait class
By Dylan Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, 03 Nov 2019
LAS VEGAS —
Dwayne Johnson, the actor and former professional wrestler who performs under the moniker The Rock, appeared on the arena’s oversized video screens with what looked like a title belt over his shoulder. Instead of the name of a combat sports sanctioning body or a wrestling organizatio Read Full Story >>>