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GM Laylo ties for third in Hongkong chessfest
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Oct 2014
7.5 points - GM Yu Ruiyuan (China), GM Zeng Chongsheng (China)
7.0 - Zhang Xiaopeng (China),GM Darwin Laylo (Philippines), IM Manuel Pena Gomez (Spain)
6.5 - IM Li Bo (China), FM Roel Abelgas (Philippines), IM Jia Haoxiang (China), WGM Soumya Swaminathan (India), FM Kongsee Uay Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao’s Multi-Million Dollar Basketball Gamble
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, 07 Oct 2014
As of just a few months ago, the eight-division world champ, Manny Pacquiao, seemed to have few fighting options. Signing on to fight the relatively unknown, relatively unproven Chris Algieri was a sure sign that the Filipino icon had pretty much run out of options.
With Juan Manuel Marquez refus Read Full Story >>>
American strength coach back to train Donnie Nietes for title defense
GMANews.tv, 07 Oct 2014
American strength and conditioning coach Nick Curson is back in Cebu to work with Filipino WBO world light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes.
Curson was responsible for Nietes' tremendous shape when he stopped Moises of Fuentes of Mexico this past May.
"I arrived on the 21st (September), Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. LAUGHS AT AND WARNS AMIR KHAN: "HE CAN'T OUT-THINK FLOYD...FLOYD'S GONNA PUNISH HIM"
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 07 Oct 2014
"He ain't gotta worry about no Amir Khan. Amir Khan is a joke blowing smoke with no hope...he can't out-think Floyd on Floyd's worst day. I'm here to tell you that I'ma be there and I'ma make sure every time he throw a punch, he gonna get countered. He gonna get punished, believe me. You gonna see a Read Full Story >>>
Larry “The Greatest” Holmes
By Adam Berlin, Boxing.com, 07 Oct 2014
Boxing has a proud lineage that deserves respect and admiration. But history often elevates prowess. And history often blurs clear sight…
There’s boxing and then there’s heavyweight boxing.
Heavyweights fight differently, often relying on brute power to cover a multitude of sweet-science Read Full Story >>>
Welcome to the Slaughterhouse: Part Two
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, 07 Oct 2014
“Few Men in New York have ever had so many friends. Once you knew Lavern you always felt you gained a friend.” — Raymond “Laverne” Roach’s Pastor Romaine F. Bateman’s eulogy
Roach vs. Cerdan: 1948
On March 12, 1948, young and promising boxer Raymond “Laverne” Roach (23-1) was badly beaten Read Full Story >>>
Tommy Morrison’s sons share a bill this weekend in Oklahoma
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 07 Oct 2014
Trey Lippe, son of former WBO heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison, will continue his career on Saturday night when the rugged prospect fights Matt Foster over four rounds at Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.
The 25 year-old, who has knocked out all four of his opponents since entering the pa Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO PLANS NON-STOP ASSAULT AGAINST ALGIERI
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – World eight-division boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao has been training for a 12-round non-stop offensive against undefeated American boxer Chris Algieri.
Pacquiao will be de Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao bankrolls Glan town's centennial foundation anniversary
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2014
GLAN, Sarangani – World eight-division boxing champion and Sarangani Lone District Representative Manny Pacquiao set aside P12 million out of his personal money to bankroll the 100th foundation anniversary of this flourishing t Read Full Story >>>
OLIVA SEEKS RE-MATCH WITH IBO CHAMPION MTHALANE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2014
The manager of newly crowned World Boxing Federation Asia Pacific flyweight champion Jether “The General” Oliva, Jim Claude Manangquil, is seeking a rematch with IBO flyweight champion Moruti Mthalane of South Africa who Read Full Story >>>
‘Little Mike’ to Face Matthew Pepper On Oct 25th
PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2014
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT Featuring Onder Ozgul Versus Matthew Pepper 25th October 2014 @ York Hall, Bethnal Green, London
Hackney based Turkish Light Heavyweight prospect, Onder ‘Little Mike’ Ozgul is set to face Scunthorpe’s Matthew Pepper, on the Dave Murphy Acourtier events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHM Read Full Story >>>
TALISAY CITY AMATEUR BOXING AWARDEES AND RESULTS
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2014
TALISAY CITY,CEBU-Amateur boxers Kit Ceron Garces, Marco Pomar and Marvin Pomar were awarded by the Talisay City local government and the Talisay City Amateur Boxing Association (TACABA) for their victories at the regional and national level.
The presentation of trophies was held Sunday night at Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR. RELFECTS ON MAIDANA REMATCH; THINKS "EASY" FIGHTS WITH KHAN OR PACQUIAO SHOULD BE NEXT
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 06 Oct 2014
"Well, we don't know yet. He might fight Amir Khan. Honestly, myself, I would like to see Floyd have a couple fights where he ain't fighting all these big, tough fighters. I'm not saying that Floyd's not going to fight the best, because that's all Floyd has fought is the best, but I'm saying right n Read Full Story >>>
RESULTS FROM "DANGER ZONE" IN SARANGANI: "THE GENERAL" JETHER OLIVA WINS WBF ASIAN TITLE IN GLAN, SARANGANI
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2014
In a lopsided but entertaining battle, world-rated Filipino 112-pounder Jether "The General" Oliva (22-2-2, 10 KO's) dominated tough Indonesian journeyman Jemmy "Boom Boom" Gobel over ten rounds to claim the blue/go Read Full Story >>>
IRON MIKE TYSON INVADES YAQUI LOPEZ AMATEUR BOXING EVENT WITH CHEERS FROM HIS FANS
By Mike Angel Lopez, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2014
Tyson giving a speech with Yaqui Lopez looking on.
This past weekend the city of Stockton, California, was overwhelmed by the “BADDEST MAN ON THE PLANET” Mike Tyson. The youngest heavyweight champion of the world Read Full Story >>>
PEDs? Floyd Mayweather and Alex Ariza "Suspicious"
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, 06 Oct 2014
Anti-doping advocate and nutritionist Victor Conte is apparently skeptical of Floyd Mayweather's new strength & conditioning coach, Alex Ariza.
The controversial Ariza worked in the same capacity with Manny Pacquiao for several years and, more recently, helped train Mayweather former foe, Marcos Read Full Story >>>
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr: Career In Limbo
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, 06 Oct 2014
Volumes have been written about Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and the personality and motivational issues that keep him from becoming a true superstar in the sport. From his infamous battles with weight to two suspensions for banned substances, Chavez Jr. has been the key factor in sabotaging his own profe Read Full Story >>>
Ex-Panabo boxers face Cebu pugs
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2014
SUPER flyweight Jaime Quitoriano and flyweight Ryan Lumacad, both former members of the multi-titled Panabo City Amateur Boxing Team, who have turned pro will be facing separate rivals from Cebu in the undercard Read Full Story >>>
Ahas poised to strike
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, 06 Oct 2014
History is poised to be rewritten this Nov. 15 at the Cebu City Waterfront Hotel when reigning WBO light flyweight king Donnie Nietes defends his crown against Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde.
At stake is a record held by a sports icon who is deified by all Filipino boxers—Gabriel Elorde’s reig Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao the basketball player shrugs off jabs from fans: 'Ginanun rin nila ako noon sa boxing'
By Snow Badua, Spin.ph, 06 Oct 2014
SINCE announcing his entry into the PBA as playing coach of Kia Sorento last May, bocing hero Manny Pacquiao has absorbed jabs from fans left and right.
Pacquiao admitted he is aware of the jeers from basketball purists, but the 35-year-old fighting pride said he’d rather use the negative critici Read Full Story >>>