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BKB Champion Bobby Gunn Continues Efforts To Spread Bully Awareness
PhilBoxing.com, 18 Nov 2016
For nearly 10 years, former gloved boxing champion and current undefeated heavyweight BKB champion of the world Bobby Gunn has worked diligently in spreading awareness of the growing bullying epidemic around the world.
Utilizing social media platforms, radio interviews and public speaking engage Read Full Story >>>
Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward hope their clash establishes a pound-for-pound king
By Gene Wang, Washington Post, 18 Nov 2016
Since Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced his retirement a little more than a year ago, a handful of high-profile boxers seeking the undisputed pound-for-pound title have appeared in lopsided bouts.
There was Saul “Canelo” Alvarez knocking Amir Khan unconscious with a vicious right hand on May 7. Five Read Full Story >>>
Sergey Kovalev Isn't A Gangster; He's Russian
By Rafe Bartholomew, Deadspin.com, 18 Nov 2016
As far as boxing ring entrances go, light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev keeps things simple. No Roman gladiator outfits or frilly fireman costumes á la Hector “Macho” Camacho. No five-minute, curtain-silhouetted dance routines like “Prince” Naseem Hamed. No live performances from Young Thug, w Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev vs. Ward: Andre Ward says boxing fans soon will know his name
By Jerry Izenberg, nj.com, 18 Nov 2016
LAS VEGAS — There was a night in 1977 when Larry Holmes was only seven months short of fighting for the heavyweight championship of the world. We were standing next to a blackjack table at Caesars Palace when two well-dressed ladies slowed their pace and took a sneak peek at the 6-foot-3 Holmes and Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev vs. Ward: 3 Keys to Victory for The Krusher
By Shelbi Keyes, Round by Round Boxing, 18 Nov 2016
3 Keys to Victory for Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev
Undefeated pound-for-pound boxing stars, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-0-1, 26 KOs) and Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (30-0, 15 KOs) go toe-to-toe Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Kovalev, the unified Light heavy weight champion, is putting Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev vs. Ward: 3 Keys to Victory for S.O.G.
By CJ Halloran, Round by Round Boxing, 18 Nov 2016
On Saturday, November 19, 2016, the two pound for pound stars, Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (30-0 15 KOs) and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (30-0-1 26 KOs), will meet in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on an HBO Pay-Per-View title bout.
The bout has been titled “Pound for Pound,” as the winner of the f Read Full Story >>>
Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward primer: Everything you need to know ahead of Saturday's fight
By Mike Coppinger, USA Today, 18 Nov 2016
Oftentimes in boxing, fans are asked to shell out their hard-earned cash for mismatches. Like the pay-per-view show earlier this month that pitted Manny Pacquiao against Jessie Vargas.
Or the May bout between puncher Canelo Alvarez and a blown-up, chinny Amir Khan, not to mention Canelo’s Septemb Read Full Story >>>
Sergey Kovalev-Andre Ward winner could emerge as pound-for-pound king
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 18 Nov 2016
Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez, the undefeated four-division world champion and reigning junior bantamweight titleholder, is widely considered the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world. It is a designation he was bestowed by many in the media, including the ESPN.com panel of boxing experts that v Read Full Story >>>
Sergey Kovalev, Andre Ward Set To Square Off In Biggest Fight Of 2016
By Benjamin G. Defensor, CBS New York, 18 Nov 2016
In two days Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev and Andre “S.O.G.” (Son of God) Ward will descend on T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for their mega fight. The HBO pay-per-view bout marks just the third time in boxing history, according to Ring Magazine, that two undefeated fighters ranked in the top five pound-for Read Full Story >>>
10 shares Floyd Mayweather meets with Donald Trump, maintains retirement plans
By Josh Slagter, mlive.com, 18 Nov 2016
Floyd Mayweather was in New York to promote an upcoming fight — just not his own. He also squeezed in a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.
And it wouldn't be a Wednesday without the UFC and Connor McGregor trying to use his name to make headlines.
• First, while speaking to reporters a Read Full Story >>>
Conor McGregor calls out 'afraid' Floyd Mayweather again
SkySports.com, 18 Nov 2016
UFC champion Conor McGregor continues to call out Floyd Mayweather and attempt to lure him into a bout.
The UFC star has long been linked with a clash with retired boxing legend Mayweather (49-0-KO26), who officially brought the curtain down on his career in September 2015 with a points win over Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao expected to join Duterte in BPinoy opening
By Marianne L. Saberon-Abalayan, Sun.Star Davao, 18 Nov 2016
AN OFFICIAL of Batang Pinoy 2016 National Championships host Davao del Norte said on Thursday, November 17, there is a big possibility that Senator Manny Pacquiao will also grace the opening rites on November 27 at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum City.
Davao del Norte prov Read Full Story >>>
Donaire slams unfair judges
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Nov 2016
Former WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. said yesterday he was shocked when Jessie Magdaleno won on points in their recent 12-round title fight in Las Vegas and lashed out at certain judges for ruining Read Full Story >>>
NBA's Marc Gasol -- I'm Cool With Conor McGregor ... After Swag Walk Celebration (VIDEO)
PhilBoxing.com, 18 Nov 2016
TMZ SPORTS -- Memphis Grizzlies star Marc Gasol ain't worried about retribution from Conor McGregor after busting out his swag walk after hitting the go-ahead 3 pointer Wednesday night ... telling TMZ Sports, "We're cool. Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev vs Ward: Winner will become the world No 1, says Jamie Moore
By Jamie Moore, SkySports.com, 18 Nov 2016
Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward go head to head on Saturday night and there is little to choose between them. But Jamie Moore knows one thing ... the winner will be the pound-for-pound king.
Who do you want to win?
I've got to be honest, I don't want either to lose! I am a fan of both fighters, Read Full Story >>>
Gamble on Manny Pacquiao-Jessie Vargas pays off for Bob Arum
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 18 Nov 2016
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum took a bit of a gamble when he struck out on his own to put on the Manny Pacquiao-Jessie Vargas pay-per-view card Nov. 5 without the support of HBO, Pacquiao's longtime broadcaster, which declined to be involved because of its commitment to Saturday's Sergey Kovalev-Andre Read Full Story >>>
ABARRA VS. NETTY IN DUBAI NOV.18
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2016
Dubai, UAE – Filipino expat Larry Abarra will be pitted against Isaac Netty of Ghana this Friday at the Ahdaaf Sports Club in Dubai. This will be Abarra’s second appearance this year after beating Natthapong Sing Read Full Story >>>
SALUDAR IS GAB BOXER OF THE MONTH
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2016
Vic Saludar (R).
NEWLY-CROWNED WBO Oriental minimumweight champion Vic “Vicious” Saludar of Polomolok, South Cotabato was chosen as the “Boxer of the Month for October” by the Games and Amusements Board (GAB).
G Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev-Ward: A Superb, If Not Capital "S" Super, Fight
By Cliff Rold, BoxingScene.com, 17 Nov 2016
If you’re a boxing fan, this Saturday is a date that has been circled on the calendar for months.
Two of the three best light heavyweights in the world will lock horns. They sport a combined record of 60-0-1. The former unified and lineal super middleweight king, the last American man to win a Go Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev vs. Ward: Sergey Kovalev loves America, but it didn't exactly love him back
By Jerry Izenberg, nj.com, 17 Nov 2016
LAS VEGAS — If Egis Klimas, a Russian fight manager, hadn't taken an amateur fighter named Sergey Kovalev to Kazakstan, Don Turner, a brilliant American trainer of fighters, never would have seen him spar. If that hadn't happened, Turner never would have telephoned Kathy Duva, the CEO of Main Events Read Full Story >>>