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Melindo-Yaegashi rematch possible, says trainer Villamor
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, 03 Jan 2018
Trainer Edito Villamor said that a Milan Melindo-Akira Yaegashi rematch might happen to give the Filipino a chance to reclaim the International Boxing Federation (IBF) light flyweight title from the Japanese.
Villamor is confident that the 29-year old Melindo who lost his IBF belt to the World Bo Read Full Story >>>
OMEGA AIMS FOR A WORLD CHAMPION IN 2018
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 03 Jan 2018
CEBU CITY – The Omega Gym will produce a world champion this year. This was the lofty goal and challenge issued by Omega Pro Sports,Intl. (OPSI) President Pio Paulo Castillo to the coaching staff and boxers of the Omega Boxing Gym Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum to Dana White: You Need Boxing to Save Your Ass
PhilBoxing.com, 03 Jan 2018
TMZ SPORTS -- Another round in the Dana White vs. Bob Arum mega-feud ... this time, it's the legendary boxing promoter throwing major shade at White for his plans to get into boxing in 2018.
Arum tells TMZ Sports he welcome Read Full Story >>>
2017 Maxboxing fighter of the year: Srisaket Sor Rungvisai
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, 03 Jan 2018
Picking the fighter of the year isn’t always easy. Manny Pacquiao first won the award in 2006 followed by a guy named Floyd Mayweather. Paquiao was honored the next two years as well. He was the man and the debate was muted. Those particular years were easier. This year was not.
Two names stood o Read Full Story >>>
WBC President committed to making Joshua v Wilder, confirms Stevenson v Jack agreement
World Boxing News, 03 Jan 2018
In this section of the confirmation, Mr. Sulaiman has stated what will happen from heavyweight to super-middleweight.
This will affect Deontay Wilder, Mairis Briedis, Adonis Stevenson and David Benavidez.
Third mentioned Stevenson has not made mandatory defense since defeating Tony Bellew in 2 Read Full Story >>>
Last two standing
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2018
After Milan Melindo lost the IBF lightflyweight crown to WBA champion Ryoichi Taguchi in a 108-pound unification duel in Tokyo last Sunday, the Philippines is down to only two world titlists as the curtains fell on 2017. I Read Full Story >>>
Fighter of the Year 2017: Terence Crawford
By Gayle Falkenthal, Community Digital News, 02 Jan 2018
SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 1, 2018 – Certain accomplishments in sports sit on such a high shelf, they aren’t often reached. In boxing, it’s becoming a unified, undisputed division’s sole champion.
For only the fourth time in the modern era of boxing, Terence Crawford and Julius Indongo of Namibia Read Full Story >>>
Highs and lows: The year that was in sports
By Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan, Sun.Star Cebu, 02 Jan 2018
BITTERSWEET, that's how sports was in the country in 2017.
New hope sprung when the Philippine Sports Institute (PSI) of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) was launched January 16 this year with the aim of bringing grassroots sports development to the countryside but Filipinos all over the wo Read Full Story >>>
She's a knockout! Boxing champion Jeff Horn proudly poses with his new baby girl Isabelle after his wife Jo gave birth at the weekend
Mail Online (UK), 02 Jan 2018
Jeff Horn came out of nowhere to become a world boxing champion in 2017, but he says holding his baby daughter for the first time beats that.
The 29-year-old and his wife Joanna welcomed Isabelle Kate Horn at 7.40pm on Saturday, weighing 3.58kg.
Horn said becoming a father a day before the end Read Full Story >>>
Boxing Pound for Pound
By Cain Bradley, Boxing.com, 02 Jan 2018
Lomachenko was one of a few men with a claim to the spot and he made the best case that he deserved it by defeating Guillermo Rigondeaux…
1. Vasyl Lomachenko
With Andre Ward having retired and taking himself off this list, the top spot was open. Lomachenko was one of a few men with a claim to th Read Full Story >>>
SAD NEW YEAR AS MELINDO LOSES TITLE; OUR CHOICE OF THE BEST IN PHILIPPINE BOXING
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2018
It was a sad New Year for Milan Melindo as he failed in his pursuit to unify all the junior flyweight championship belts as he endured a unanimous decision defeat to Ryoichi Taguchi last night at the Ota-City General Gymn Read Full Story >>>
Shorter reach hurts Melindo in Tokyo loss
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 02 Jan 2018
Banking on his height and reach advantage, Ryoichi Taguchi ruined Milan Melindo’s plans on New Year’s Eve as the Japanese carved out a 12-round unanimous decision in Tokyo.
The 5-5 Taguchi won on the scorecards of Francis Jackson of the US and Igancio Robles of Panama, 117-111 and Gustavo Jarqin Read Full Story >>>
’18 Rounds: Looking At What Might Be In the New Year of Boxing
By John Gatling, NYFights.com, 02 Jan 2018
That’s either a lot of shots at the bar from someone dying of fun, or the tally at a festive party table of happiness to bring in the New Year with food for thought.
For a diehard boxing fan and a mind full of sweet science similes, 2018 will be the continuation of 2017’s saga: something like the Read Full Story >>>
U.S. Boxing’s Adoption of International Stars Made it a Great Year
By Corey Erdman, BoxingScene.com, 01 Jan 2018
Everyone in the world can agree that 2017 was an outstanding year for the sport of boxing in America.
It’s important to make the distinction of America because boxing has had plenty of great years, great fights and great fighters recently if one bothered to look outside of the United States. What Read Full Story >>>
Vijender-Amir set for Pacquiao-Mayweather style mega matchup this year?
By Ashwin Ferro, mid-day.com, 01 Jan 2018
With 10 wins out of 10 in his short and, till date, super sweet professional boxing career, the year 2018 could prove to be one of the biggest in the life of Vijender Singh
A big international challenge is always an interesting proposition in professional boxing and if the challenge has national Read Full Story >>>
Roach: Gesta Looking Good, I Feel He Can Beat Jorge Linares
BoxingScene.com, 01 Jan 2018
Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta (31-1-2, 17 KOs) is looking very good in training camp, according to his new head trainer Freddie Roach.
Roach has been whipping Gesta into shape for the biggest opportunity of his pro career, when the Filipino boxer challenges Jorge "El Nino De Oro" Linares (43-3, 27 KOs Read Full Story >>>
Bob Sheridan: “I think Manny Pacquiao would outbox Conor McGregor, the same as Mayweather did”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, 01 Jan 2018
Hall of Fame boxing commentator, Bob Sheridan, is one of the most iconic voices in the sport of boxing. He has announced some of the most memorable bouts and famous moments from the sport, including his one of a kind call for Mike Tyson’s upset loss to Buster Douglas. Having been in the sport for ov Read Full Story >>>
Melindo lost to a better fighter, admits coach
ABS-CBN News, 01 Jan 2018
MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Filipino boxer Milan Melindo was gracious in defeat after "El Metodico" relinquished his IBF light-flyweight crown to Japan's Ryoichi Taguchi on New Year's Eve in Tokyo.
Melindo memorably won the IBF belt – his first world title – back in May after a one-round de Read Full Story >>>
Ryoichi Taguchi Tops Milan Melindo In Title Unification Clash
By Jake Donovan, FightNights, 01 Jan 2018
The Fighter of the Year race has now officially concluded.
Milan Melindo was unsuccessful in upsetting the apple cart, as his memorable run in 2018 came to a bitter close when Ryoichi Taguchi scored a well-earned 12-round decision in their junior flyweight title unification clash.
Scor Read Full Story >>>
Exciting 2018 for PH sports
By Ernesto A. Gonzales, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 01 Jan 2018
It’s going to be an interesting 2018 for Philippine sports with a new Philippine Olympic Committee election set in February, Manny Pacquiao again climbing the ring in April and the chance for Asian Games redemption happening in August.
With the country’s dismal showing of sixth overall (again) wi Read Full Story >>>