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Superfight: Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford V Mikey Garcia
By John Gatling, NYFights.com, 31 Jan 2017
Yea. Andre Ward V Sergey Kovalev was a superfight– but it wasn’t a frontrunner for Fight of The Year.
This would be both.
Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30KOs) yanked the WBC lightweight belt from an unconscious Dejan Zlaticanin (22-1, 15KOs), courtesy of a short, massive overhand right to the head with Read Full Story >>>
Felix Trinidad: Canelo Alvarez Will Knock Chavez Jr. Out!
By Pablo Fletes, BoxingScene.com, 31 Jan 2017
Former three division world champion Felix "Tito" Trinidad believes Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will not only beat Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) - but the Puerto Rican legend expects him to win by knockout.
The two Mexican superstars will collide on Cinco de Mayo weekend, Sa Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan fighting to keep business and family separate as he bids to show he is still a big draw in boxing
By Jeff Powell, Mail Online (UK), 31 Jan 2017
Amir Khan is fighting back. On two fronts. One private, one public.
The former two-division world champion is painstakingly healing the rift which has torn his family asunder. He is also challenging the perception that at 30 he is washed up as a boxer.
Khan's domestic life has been hit by alle Read Full Story >>>
WESLEY SO WINS WORLD'S STRONGEST CHESS TOURNAMENT
By Jose "joeyj" Jereos Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2017
The 79th edition of Tata Steel Chess Tournament also known as Wijk aan Zee and/or famously known as the &ldqu Read Full Story >>>
LaManna takes unanimous decision from Flores
PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2017
Atlantic City, NJ (January 30, 2017)--Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna looked sharp as he pitched a shutout, and won a 8-round unanimous decision over Eduardo Flores in front of a capacity crowd at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.
The fight was the 6th consecutive sellout crowd at the venue under t Read Full Story >>>
Greg Cohen Promotions Congratulates Skender Halili for Winning Ring Magazine 'Round of the Year' for 2016
PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2017
Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate their fighter, Skender Halili, one of the most exciting fighters in boxing, for winning THE RING Magazine Round of the Year 2016 for the second round of his super welterweight war against Jason Thompson.
Held on May 27 at the Seneca Niagara Resort and Read Full Story >>>
Top 5 Best Fights in Boxing for February 2017
By Mark Phillips , Boxing Base, 31 Jan 2017
February is looking fairly busy, with a host of marquee matchups set to take place, even if some of them have us scratching our heads. For a more extensive boxing line up, plus next year’s fixtures, be sure to check out BB’s updated Complete 2017 Schedule. Let’s get to it.
Chris Eubank Jr vs. Renol Read Full Story >>>
The Ghost of Les Darcy
By Daniel Attias, Boxing.com, 31 Jan 2017
I scan the graves of the many forgotten until I see one that towers above the rest. Here lies the body of a heartbroken man, James Leslie Darcy…
It’s a grey and overcast winter’s day in the middle of July at the East Maitland cemetery; the wind rustles the leaves from the towering gum trees that Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao's Promoter Says BRING ON MCGREGOR! (VIDEO)
PhilBoxing.com, 30 Jan 2017
TMZ SPORTS -- If Conor McGregor wants Pacquiao ... Manny's promoter says it's as good as done!!!
Here's the deal ... Conor raised the idea of fighting PacMan during his Pay-Per-View Q&A session over the weekend while Read Full Story >>>
'Father of Pac-Man' video game Masaya Nakamura dies at the age of 91
Sky News, 30 Jan 2017
Games company founder Masaya Nakamura, known as the "Father of Pac-Man", has died at the age of 91.
Mr Nakamura, who launched his company Namco in 1955 with two mechanical horses on a department store roof, later pioneered amusement parks and games arcades.
The idea for Pac-Man - which arrive Read Full Story >>>
ANCAJAS RETAINS IBF BELT IN MACAU, CAN CANOY BEAT THE ODDS IN SOUTH AFRICA?
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 30 Jan 2017
Jerwin Ancajas scored the first world title fight victory for the Philippines this year when he retained his IBF super flyweight crown against Jose Alfredo Rodriguez of Mexico in Macau.
This was the first defense for Anca Read Full Story >>>
Thanks to Pacquiao-Horn fight, boxing's popularity rising in land of rugby, footy, cricket
By Neil Bravo, Spin.ph, 30 Jan 2017
PERTH, Australia – All of a sudden, boxing is catching up with other sports in terms of interest in the land Down Under.
These days, boxing is just as hot as summer in a country known more for its passion for footy, rugby and cricket, getting its share of interest from Aussie sports fans.
The Read Full Story >>>
"Fighting Words" - A Rematch Timed Right and A Return Too Soon
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, 30 Jan 2017
Francisco Vargas was in one of the best fights of 2015, got back in the ring seven months later and wound up in one of the best fights of 2016. He came back after another seven months off and went directly into another battle, a warrior who knew nothing but returning to the frontlines in order to ma Read Full Story >>>
Carl Frampton hails huge support as Santa Cruz pledges third fight
By Chris Sherrard, BelfastLive, 30 Jan 2017
Carl Frampton hailed the "fantastic" support of the thousands who travelled to back his doomed bid to retain the world title yesterday morning.
Frampton had his world featherweight belt snatched away from him by a bold and clinical performance from Leo Santa Cruz.
And Belfast is set to host th Read Full Story >>>
Renold Quinlan: “Chris Eubank sees this as an easy way get the IBO belt. They’re going to get a big shock!”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, 30 Jan 2017
IBO super middleweight champion Renold Quinlan is approaching the biggest fight of his career as he is set to face former Interim WBA middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr. Quinlan is riding high after his upset win over Daniel Geale and hopes to continue defying the odds when he takes on Eubank Jr Read Full Story >>>
Baranchyk-Ramos Headlines ShoBox: The New Generation February 10
PhilBoxing.com, 30 Jan 2017
Miami, OK (January 29, 2017) – Holden Productions, DiBella Entertainment and Fight Promotions Inc. return to the Buffalo Run Casino for an outstanding evening of boxing Friday, February 10 in Miami, OK.
The card is highlighted by a quadrupleheader airing live on Showtime at 10:05 PM ET as part of Read Full Story >>>
World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury To Corner Bobby Gunn Jr.
PhilBoxing.com, 30 Jan 2017
February 17 is going to be a monumental fight for several reasons. Not only will former IBA cruiser weight champion Bobby Gunn throw hands with former pound for pound king Roy Jones Jr., but up and coming star Bobby Gunn Jr. will appear on the card with his dad, and will be cornered by current world Read Full Story >>>
Southland's Leo Santa Cruz, Mikey Garcia poised to lead new era in boxing
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 30 Jan 2017
The longtime friends who began their pro fighting careers just more than a decade ago caught eyes on the post-fight stage, clasped hands and beamed smiles.
Leo Santa Cruz and Mikey Garcia, Southland-raised fighters who’d just mutually overcome career adversity by regaining world titles Saturday n Read Full Story >>>
Uncommon friendship of Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton is what boxing is all about
By Bob Velin, USA Today, 30 Jan 2017
LAS VEGAS — The photo stuck in my mind last night, and reminded me once again what it is that is so wonderful about the sport of boxing.
It’s two young guys from distinctly different backgrounds and opposite corners of the globe pounding on each other for 12 brutal rounds, each trying to gain the Read Full Story >>>
Jerwin Ancajas, Carlos Takam Score Big Stoppage Wins In Macao
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, 30 Jan 2017
Jerwin Anacjas successfully registered the first defense of his super flyweigh title reign, scoring a 7th round injury stoppage over Jose Rodriguez in their headlining bout Sunday evening in Macao, China.
The title fight was stopped after seven rounds, with Mexico's Rodriguez unable to continue Read Full Story >>>