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Pacquiao a 2:1 favorite to dethrone Matthysse
FightNews.com, 09 Jul 2018
39-year-old ring legend Manny Pacquiao is a 2:1 favorite to dethrone WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on Saturday night at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Pacman (59-7-2, 38 KOs) has parted ways with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach and now is trained by longtime assistant tra Read Full Story >>>
Lucas Matthysse banking on power against Manny Pacquiao
ABS-CBN Sports, 09 Jul 2018
Argentinian defending WBA (Regular} Welterweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse and his team believe that he has the power advantage coming into his title defense against Manny Pacquiao at Fight of Champions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday, July 15th.
Understandably so, given that in his 39 Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao and Boxing's Endless Circle
By Tris Dixon , BoxingScene.com, 09 Jul 2018
THEY were heady days, when Manny Pacquiao scorched a terrifying path to the pinnacle of the pound-for-pound lists.
But they were also a long, long time ago. One-hundred-and-fifty rounds have passed since he stopped a man, something he used to find dazzlingly routine.
They were viciously glorio Read Full Story >>>
Matthysse working to keep weight
By Dino Maragay, The Philippine Star, 09 Jul 2018
MANILA, Philippines – WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse will spend the rest of fight week maintaining the optimum weight for his clash with Manny Pacquiao at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday.
The 35-year-old pride of Chubut, Argentina should have no problems making the Read Full Story >>>
Once at the top of the fight game, Freddie Roach is now picking himself up from the canvas
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 09 Jul 2018
A visit to Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood used to mean a major fight was looming.
Manny Pacquiao trained there for 16 years while Roach was named trainer of the year seven times by directing him to a boxing-record eight division belts and the richest prizefight in history thre Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs Matthysse: ‘It’s going to be good’
By Robin Augustin, Free Malaysia Today, 09 Jul 2018
PETALING JAYA: Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is so focused on training for his upcoming title fight with Lucas Matthysse that his business manager hasn’t seen him for almost two months.
In an interview with FMT, MP Promotions head of business Arnold Vegafria said the “Pacman” was coming to Kuala L Read Full Story >>>
George Kambosos: From bullied schoolkid to mates with Manny Pacquiao
By Brendan Bradford, SportingNews.com, 09 Jul 2018
You've already heard this Australian boxing story. The story of a bullied schoolkid who picks up a pair of boxing gloves and changes his life.
Fast forward a few years and he forms an indelible connection with the great Manny Pacquiao.
Yeah, you know that one. That's the tale of Jeff Horn.
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SPORTS ROUNDUP 4: PACQUIAO AND MATTHYSSE ON FINAL PREPARATIONS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Jul 2018
Joel Diaz, Lucas Matthysse's head trainer, has worked to prepare his fighter for Pacquiao's southpaw punches. “We’ve been focused on the southpaw stance. Even giving him southpaw sparring partners. Myself and Matthysse’ Read Full Story >>>
Khan Plays Down Crawford Talk, Prefers Pacquiao Fight
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, 09 Jul 2018
Amir Khan is preparing for his second fight back since his two plus year hiatus from boxing next up but after this next fight, he’s eyeing the big fights at the end of the year. One fight in particular it seems.
Recently reports suggested that current pound for pound star Terence Crawford could b Read Full Story >>>
Abel Sanchez: Canelo is a Man Without Character
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, 09 Jul 2018
It can not be denied that one of the main protagonists of the rivalry between Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin - is not one of the boxers.
Abel Sanchez, the head trainer of Golovkin, has been leading the charge in the pre-fight war or words between the two sides.
However, since Read Full Story >>>
Why Did I Fight?
By Peter Wood, Boxing.com, 09 Jul 2018
I was, by nature, a gentle kid—just like my real father, a genteel songwriter. But I had a real good punch, quick reflexes, a granite chin, and a screwy mind…
Why did I fight in the ring? Well, this gets kind of personal, but I’ll tell you anyway. Maybe I need to get it off my chest.
I thought Read Full Story >>>
Bradley Predicts Pacquiao vs Matthysse, Talks Potential Pacquiao vs Lomachenko Fight
By Niall Doran, BoxingNews, 09 Jul 2018
Timothy Bradley knows a thing or two about Manny Pacquiao having shared the ring with the Filipino boxing great and recently was on hand to give his take on next week’s fight between Pacquiao and Matthysse.
Three times no less, of which Pacquiao won two of the fights and Bradley one of them.
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Pacquiao taking matters into his own hands for next fight — literally
By Santos A. Perez, The Miami Herald, 09 Jul 2018
Thanks to successful careers, fighters reach a level of independence that they often form their promotional companies. Roy Jones Jr., Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. serve as examples of fighters who lent their names to promotional brands.
Manny Pacquiao now takes the significant jump t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao needs to throw more punches to outsmart Matthysse on Saturday
By Leo Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Jul 2018
There’s a bit of good news from the training camp of eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, who is set to fly to Kuala Lumpur Monday for his final phase of training in his comeback fight after more than a year of Read Full Story >>>
Video: Selina Barrios Scores Knockout of the Year Type KO Over Aida Satybaldinova
PhilBoxing.com, 09 Jul 2018
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (July 8, 2018) - Last night in star fashion, San Antonio's undefeated female boxing sensation, Selina "Aztec Queen" Barrios," improved to (4-0, 2 KOs), with devastating one punch knockout over cur Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao and party fly to KL Monday for fight vs Matthysse
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jul 2018
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – A re-tooled eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao flies with his team for Kuala Lumpur Monday confident of reclaiming his place in the elite list of belt-owners he lost just a year ago.
“Manny prepa Read Full Story >>>
SPORTS ROUNDUP 3: NO OVERTRAINING FOR PACQUIAO
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jul 2018
According to strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune, Manny Pacquiao has trained for the fight of his life. “Those phase of the training program will give Manny a clear mind and strong body designed to help him fight a g Read Full Story >>>
Canelo: Golovkin Disrespected Me - This Time It's Personal!
BoxingScene.com, 08 Jul 2018
Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is looking for payback.
On September 15th, a highly anticipated rematch takes place when Canelo will challenge IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
They first met in the ring back in September 2017, in Read Full Story >>>
Oliver McCall opponent Jamal Woods WITHDRAWS, halts fight against 53 YEAR-OLD former WBC champ
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 08 Jul 2018
Jamal Woods pulled out of a fight with Oliver McCall on Saturday putting an end to a contest scheduled against the 53 year-old former WBC champion.
Once a heavyweight force who defeated the likes of Lennox Lewis and was heralded as one of the top heavyweights of the golden era in the 1990's, McCa Read Full Story >>>
Women’s Boxing: How Do you Feel About It? The Results of a TSS Survey
By Ted Sares, The Sweet Science, 08 Jul 2018
PART ONE OF A TWO-PART STORY. In this our latest survey, we asked noted boxing buffs to share their thoughts on the subject of women’s boxing. We posed this question: “Women’s boxing seems to be surging. How do you feel about this dimension of boxing and who is your favorite active or retired female Read Full Story >>>