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Crawford on Pacquiao: “I’ve been trying to fight him since 2015”
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Tue, 21 Apr 2020
While WBO welterweight champ Terence Crawford is training and staying fit during this forced down time, his frustration is still percolating.
Frozen out of the welterweight picture due to his promotional/business alliance, the three-division world champ is still on the outside looking in. With th Read Full Story >>>
Boxing news: Josh Taylor seeking 'dream' world title clash with 'hero' Manny Pacquiao
By Matt Penn, Express.co.uk, Tue, 21 Apr 2020
Josh Taylor is targeting a bout with his boxing 'hero' Manny Pacquiao one day. Taylor fights in the weight class below Pacquiao but is seeking an eventual clash with the Filipino at welterweight.
Taylor hasn't fought since his win over Regis Prograis in the World Boxing Super Series final in Lond Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather still got it at 43, hits the gym for potential 2020 return
World Boxing News, Tue, 21 Apr 2020
Floyd Mayweather is back in the gym and hitting the bags himself after recently playing the role of a trainer at his Mayweather Gym in Las Vegas.
‘Money’ looks in tremendous shape, as he always does, despite being 43 years old.
In a video shared with WBN by former Mayweather Promotions fig Read Full Story >>>
Mixed blood, sweat and tears: The long, strange and untold saga of boxing champion Marvin Camel
By Jerry Izenberg, nj.com, Tue, 21 Apr 2020
This is a boxing story. Not the sham of Hollywood and what seems like 32 “Rocky” films but a real one with real people with real emotions. It begins in Montana on the reservation of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation. It is a story born in despair and laced with h Read Full Story >>>
Ten-Count for Eddie Cotton
By Robert Ecksel, BoxingNoir, Tue, 21 Apr 2020
Longtime referee Eddie Cotton passed away Friday due to complications from COVID-19. He was 72.
I always admired Cotton’s unobtrusive work in the ring and we spoke several years ago about his philosophy of refereeing.
“The main focus is that you’re supposed to make sure that the fighters Read Full Story >>>
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XVII: BEN VILLAFLOR, YOUNGEST WORLD CHAMPION IN 1972
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
Benjamin "Ben" Villaflor was born on November 10, 1952 in Zamboanga City and became the WBA and lineal junior lightweight champion during the 1970s.
According to records, Villaflor began his career as a professional boxer w Read Full Story >>>
Malign No More, Paulie Malignaggi
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
Retired former two time world champion Paulie Malignaggi could not believe that after more than twenty five years of fighting, including some career shortening wars, Manny Pacquiao is still at top competitiv Read Full Story >>>
PCR-based test confirms Pacquiao is coronavirus-free
By Christia Marie Ramos , Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao has been cleared of the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), after he underwent a polymerase chain reaction or PCR – based test.
In a statement on Monday, Pacquiao said he first had himself tested using a rapid Read Full Story >>>
Vasyl Lomachenko names Floyd Mayweather dream super-fight opponent
World Boxing News, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
Pound for Pound star Vasyl Lomachenko has opened up on the one legend he’d to love face after name-dropping, Floyd Mayweather, as his dream fight.
‘Loma’ was asked, If you could fight any boxer from any era to give you the best fight, who would you want to fight’ during a fan question ses Read Full Story >>>
WBC aids Pinoy ex-champs
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
Former WBC president Jose Sulaiman.
The World Boxing Council (WBC) has provided financial assistance to former champions Rene Barrientos, Luisito Espinosa and Erbito Salavarria in the total amount of $17,500 or the equivalen Read Full Story >>>
RETRO WBSS: WINNER-TAKES-ALL IN THE BATTLE OF CRUISERWEIGHT GIANTS
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
Aleksandr Usyk vs Murat Gassiev was the epic Cruiserweight Final of Season 1 of the quest for the Ali Trophy, and it will be rebroadcast live tonight at 7pm (UK) on World Boxing Super Series Facebook and YouTube.
On July Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiaos weather coronavirus together
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
MANILA, Philippines – The first time Jinkee Pacquiao saw her husband and son working out in boxing together, she shed tears.
Now accustomed to seeing eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and eldest child Jimuel sweating it out, shadow boxing, and doing the mitts together, Jinkee makes s Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua lays bare Deontay Wilder faults, reveals tactics he’d use
By John Raspanti, World Boxing News, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
Anthony Joshua has applauded how Tyson Fury took Deontay Wilder apart on February 22nd but said his British rival got it all wrong the first time against the American.
The Londoner was forced to watch on as Fury and Wilder battled it out for the number one spot in the division earlier this year.
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A champion at 23 and retired at 28: The boxing career of Mike Rossman
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Mon, 20 Apr 2020
Mike Rossman’s rollercoaster pugilistic career was filled with thrilling highs and depressing lows. Rossman competed in a division with such names as: Matthew Saad Muhammad, Dwight Muhammad Quai, John Conteh, Eddie Mustafa Muhmmad, Victor Galindez, Marvin Johnson, Yaqui Lopez, and many more.
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Casimero: Goal Is To Fight Inoue, We Are Still Monster Hunting
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 19 Apr 2020
John Riel Casimero doesn’t yet know when he will be able to return home.
As confident as he is of soon making it back to the Philippines, though, he is just as certain of whom he will next face.
The three-division and reigning bantamweight titlist has been stuck in Las Vegas, Nevada, where h Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua gives verdict on Deontay Wilder stepping aside to allow Tyson Fury fight
By Chisanga Malata , Express.co.uk, Sun, 19 Apr 2020
A seventh-round TKO victory in Las Vegas saw 'The Gypsy King' claim the WBC heavyweight title and move a giant step closer to sharing the ring with 'AJ'.
Prior to the coronavirus outbreak delaying their next outings, all that remained for the long-awaited Battle of Britain to take place later thi Read Full Story >>>
Postcard from Mactan...H-Five-O
By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Apr 2020
(April 17, 2020)
Lapu-Lapu City, Mactan Island, Philippines
“Hello from Cebu and Mactan! Wish you were here...Lovingly, Papa,“ the postcard my family got in 1982 said.
Mactan island represents Philippine history a Read Full Story >>>
RETRO WBSS: GASSIEV’S MASTERPIECE IN SOCHI
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Apr 2020
Murat Gassiev vs Yuniel Dorticos was the second Cruiserweight Semi of Season 1 of the quest for the Ali Trophy, and rebroadcast live tonight at 7pm (UK) on World Boxing Super Series Facebook and YouTube.
The bout in Sochi Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE: Amir Khan challenges Manny Pacquiao with spar reminder
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 19 Apr 2020
Amir Khan has reissued his long-time challenge to former training partner Manny Pacquiao and wants the pair to engage in serious fight talks.
During the coronavirus lockdown, Khan believes negotiations could be concluded swiftly as a massive amount of money is to be made.
Should they agree now Read Full Story >>>
The incredibly shrinking Harry Wills
By Pete Ehrmann, BoxingNoir, Sun, 19 Apr 2020
“I have had strange eating habits since I was a boy. It is nothing to be proud of, ashamed nor alarmed about. Bears don’t eat all winter and Harry Wills fasts a month each year.”—Ernest Hemingway letter to publisher Charles Scribner, 1952
The “Black Panther” was a great boxer who Read Full Story >>>