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NBA -- Paul Pierce inks 2-year deal with Wizards
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jul 2014
CHICAGO -- At age 36, 10-time NBA All-Star Paul Pierce isn't done yet.
The 6-foot-7, 235-pound guard inked a two-year deal with the Washington Wizards on Sunday. The contract, which has a player option after one year, Read Full Story >>>
Superficial Charms: Saul Alvarez W12 Erislandy Lara
By Jimmy Tobin , The Cruelest Sport, 14 Jul 2014
For years Erislandy Lara antagonized Saul Alvarez, slandered both Alvarez’ credentials and the business celebrating the superficial charms of a manufactured heartthrob. One pictures Lara watching the mania that follows Alvarez, flabbergasted at the idea that red hair, freckles, and a winning smile c Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara: 4 reasons Saul's stock may have risen
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, 14 Jul 2014
In March, Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (then 43-1-1, 31 KO), in a grand display of speed, accuracy and sheer brutality, defeated Alfredo Angulo, earning a 10th Round stoppage over the battle-toughened "El Perro."
It was, perhaps, his most impressive fight to date and certainly a performance that incre Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao has hidden PBA storyline?
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jul 2014
CAN Manny Pacquiao, winner of a record eight separate world boxing titles, aspire for a Grand Slam in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)?
Don’t ask coach Tim Cone of the fabulous San Mig Coffee team, the newest m Read Full Story >>>
An Interview with Tim Cone
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jul 2014
When erstwhile Alaska Milk coach Tim Cone transferred to the Purefoods franchise, all he wanted was make its team the Crown Jewel of the San Miguel Corp. Group.
He did more than that. Cone led the San Mig Super Coffee Read Full Story >>>
Algieri: I want what I deserve
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 14 Jul 2014
MANILA, Philippines - Chris Algieri is not asking for the moon but only what he thinks is right for him.
The undefeated Italian-Argentinian, word has it, has been offered around $1.5 million to fight Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao in Macau in November.
He hasn’t signed the offer sheet.
A Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez's split decision prompts cries for investigation by Erislandy Lara's camp
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 14 Jul 2014
LAS VEGAS – Canelo Alvarez hardly covered himself with glory in his split-decision victory Saturday over Erislandy Lara in their non-title super welterweight bout.
Alvarez struggled to cut off the ring, often flailed helplessly at Lara and, despite moving forward relentlessly throughout the bout, Read Full Story >>>
Examining the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara Scorecards
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, 14 Jul 2014
Those monitoring Twitter during Saturday’s pay-per-view main event between Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara may have observed the amount of disagreement on the scoring of many rounds. Heck, BoxingScene’s Jake Donovan noted four swing rounds — rounds that could’ve gone either way.
“Scores expecte Read Full Story >>>
Canelo wins, but fails to impress
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, 14 Jul 2014
SONAHR: July 13, 2014 - On Saturday night, budding superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez notched his second straight victory since his humiliating defeat at the hands of Floyd Mayweather Jr. last year. This time, the Mexican scored a split decision over WBA junior-middleweight champion Erislandy Lara. Bu Read Full Story >>>
Saul Alvarez pounds out a close decision win over Lara. Is Canelo ready for a Freddie Roach trained Cotto?
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 14 Jul 2014
Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez made a triumphant return to the ring by edging Erislandy Lara in a 12 round fight.
In the much hyped event called, ‘Honor and Glory’ we saw the highly popular Saul Alvarez pinned against the Cuban tactician, Read Full Story >>>
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez victory a big one for Oscar De La Hoya
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 14 Jul 2014
Oscar De La Hoya and his company Golden Boy Promotions have been effectively under siege in recent weeks following the departure of his chief executive and friction with the sport’s most powerful manager.
Saturday night, De La Hoya’s main attraction, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, survived a threat to hi Read Full Story >>>
Spadafora’s Final Run
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, 14 Jul 2014
Over the years, the rugged and grizzled veteran Hector Velazquez (56-21-3) has fought the stiffest opposition imaginable including the likes of Thomas Dulorme, Jorge Linares, Mickey Bey, Edwin Valero, Elio Rojas, Manny and Bobby Pacquiao, Rocky Juarez, Israel Vazquez, Kevin Kelley, Vitali Tajbert, R Read Full Story >>>
"HONOR & GLORY": OSCAR IS BACK!
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jul 2014
LAS VEGAS -- The fight was dubbed as “Honor and Glory”- Canelo vs. Lara. At the onset it appears that the fight was meant to hype the fight between two bold gladiators. And indeed they gave a fight that some would say w Read Full Story >>>
IBF RULES FARENAS MUST FIGHT SAUCEDO FOR MANDATORY CONTENDER SLOT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jul 2014
The IBF has ruled that hard-hitting Filipino southpaw Michael “Hammer Fist” Farenas must fight top-rated Argentinian contender Fernando Saucedo to earn a shot at newly crowned IBF super featherweight champion Rances Bart Read Full Story >>>
TEAM DAPUDONG ARRIVES IN 'VERY COLD' SOUTH AFRICA
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jul 2014
After a long 23-hour trip which started in Davao City Saturday afternoon, IBO World Super flyweight Champion Edrin "The Sting" Dapudong and the three other members of his delegation arrived in very cold Johannesbur Read Full Story >>>
PAUL LEE SPARKLES IN GILAS WIN OVER CHINESE-TAIPEI
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jul 2014
Leaving the heartbreak of defeat in the sudden death playoff game of the PBA Governors Cup to SanMig Coffee earlier this week, Rain Or Shine guard Paul Lee put on what FIBA Asia described as a sparkling performance to Read Full Story >>>
Canelo vs Lara: Scoring controversy
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, 13 Jul 2014
In a non-title affair fought at a catchweight of 155 lbs, former jr middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) won an arguably controversial split decision over WBA super welterweight champion Erislandy Lara (19-2-2, 12 KOs) last night.
The scores were 115-113 and a mind-numbing 11 Read Full Story >>>
Alvarez beats Lara but the debate on who ‘really’ won continues
By Doug Fischer, RingTV.com, 13 Jul 2014
LAS VEGAS – The Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight featured the combination of two legendary Latino boxing traditions. Alvarez, the 23-year-old matinee idol from Guadalajara, represented the Mexican school of boxing – the art of controlled aggression. Lara, the amateur world champion from Guantanam Read Full Story >>>
Canelo gains arguable split decision over Lara in boxer-puncher classic
By Colin Seymour, Examiner.com, 13 Jul 2014
Canelo Alvarez escaped with a split-decision victory Saturday over Erislandy Lara in a light-middleweight showdown on Showtime that fans attending in Las Vegas booed but boxing connoisseurs had to love.
Lara was able to stick and move during the first three rounds, and Alvarez, one of boxing’s mo Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez earns split decision
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 13 Jul 2014
LAS VEGAS -- Canelo Alvarez, embarrassed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. last September by his inability to hang with an elite technical boxer, obviously has learned something since then.
To the surprise of many, Alvarez accepted a fight with Erislandy Lara, a skillful southpaw, and showed vast improveme Read Full Story >>>