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JESUS "RENUENTE" SOTO KARASS TO CLASH WITH JUAN CARLOS "MERENGUE" ABREU IN MAIN EVENT OFNOVEMBER 2 EDITION OF GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN
PhilBoxing.com, 23 Sep 2017
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LOS ANGELES (Sept. 22, 2017) Jesus "Renuente" Soto Karass (28-12-4, 18 KOs), the welterweight warrior of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, will return to the ring against fellow veteran Juan Carlos "Merengue" Abreu (19-3-1, 18 KOs Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: At this point in Donaire's career, spectacular wins are a must
By Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News, 23 Sep 2017
It’s good that Nonito Donaire Jr. is fighting again this weekend against Ruben Garcia Hernandez of Mexico.
But for boxing analyst Dennis Principe, it would be better for “the Filipino Flash” if he could set himself up against a named opponent who can guarantee his return to world-title contention Read Full Story >>>
Deontay Wilder Threatens King Kong
By John Gatling, NYFights.com, 23 Sep 2017
“You know what happened to King Kong in New York, right?”
–Deontay Wilder, unbeaten and defiant WBC world heavyweight champion
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Oh yes, we know what happened to King Kong. His big ass scaled the Empire State Building causing massive mayhem until he was literally gunned down. Of c Read Full Story >>>
Passing the Eye Test: Why Golovkin was the only choice
By Christian Giudice, Boxing.com, 23 Sep 2017
Every time Canelo went to the ropes, the gesture was not reflective of a strategic move to counterpunch, but the movement of an exhausted fighter…
“The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears.”—Winston Smith, 1984
It’s extremely difficult to score a boxing match, especi Read Full Story >>>
Golden Boy executive: Scoring hurt Canelo and Golovkin
By Robert Morales, L.A. Daily News, 23 Sep 2017
Eric Gomez, president of Golden Boy Promotions, on Wednesday stood inside the City of Angels Boxing Club in Los Angeles. He was in a good mood, and should have been because only days earlier Golden Boy’s Canelo Alvarez managed a split-draw with middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin at T-Mobile Aren Read Full Story >>>
Daniel Jacobs: Billy Joe Saunders is Running Scared To Death!
By Michael Doss, BoxingScene.com, 23 Sep 2017
Former WBA world middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (32-2, 29KOs) is scheduled to return to the ring in the fall, but no opponent has been scheduled as of yet.
The “Miracle Man” is one of the very best in a very stacked middleweight division right now.
The past March, Jacobs lost a very clos Read Full Story >>>
“WHO’S NEXT?” 5 IN MANDAUE CITY OCT.27
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2017
CEBU – There will be a civil war of sorts next month at the Mandaue City Sports Complex. Omega Pro Sports International (OPSI) revealed Friday that the fifth installment of their “WHO’S NEXT?” boxing series will featur Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: I Still Haven't Cashed Pacquiao or McGregor Checks 10 minutes ago
PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2017
TMZ SPORTS -- Could you imagine having $600 MILLION in uncashed checks lying around the house?
Floyd Mayweather says that's exactly the case with him ... telling TMZ Sports he still has NOT cashed his massive checks from t Read Full Story >>>
Controversy sells for boxer Jesse Hart, who fights 'ordinary Joe' in Tucson on Friday
By Bruce Pascoe, Tucson.com, 22 Sep 2017
While working toward a long-awaited WBO title shot Friday, Philadelphia boxer Jesse Hart has been making sure his other career is in pretty good shape, too.
That is, promoting.
Well before Hart landed in Tucson this week to prepare for his WBO super middleweight title fight on Friday against c Read Full Story >>>
Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz: Is The Fix In?
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, 22 Sep 2017
Maybe this is all on the level. Fighting the Cuban craftsman could be a play by Team Wilder at turning back the tide of negative public opinion…
Upon hearing that Deontay Wilder had signed on to face Luis Ortiz this coming November 4, the immediate reaction was: “Why?”
Jumping into the ring ag Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez donates $1m and helps relief efforts in the wake of Mexico earthquake that killed 273 people
By Daniel Matthews, Mail Online (UK), 22 Sep 2017
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has lent a helping hand to relief efforts in Mexico after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake devastated the country on Tuesday, killing at least 273 people and injuring 2,000 more.
The Guadalajara native, fresh from his controversial draw against Gennady Golovkin on September 16, do Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin's legacy is at stake in Canelo Alvarez rematch as negotiations are set to begin
By Abhinav Kini, International Business Times, 22 Sep 2017
Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin's promoter Tom Loeffler says negotiations for a rematch with Canelo Alvarez will be underway soon.
Golovkin defended his IBF, WBA, WBC, IBO middleweight titles by way of a split-decision draw against Canelo on Saturday (16 September) with the main talking po Read Full Story >>>
Game-changer: Andre Ward graced boxing with dignity, leaves on top as Hall of Fame beckons
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 22 Sep 2017
Boxing lost another of its light brigade this week as present pound for pound king Andre Ward followed the former in Floyd Mayweather Jr. by departing the sport on a high.
Ward, at just 33 hangs up his gloves with all his faculties intact and heads off into the sunset as an untouchable with plent Read Full Story >>>
Andre Ward: S.O.G. & A.T.G.
By Caryn A. Tate, Boxing.com, 22 Sep 2017
“At the end of the day, these careers are gonna stop, and the cheers are gonna stop at some point, and what are you left with?”
On September 21, unified light heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound #1 fighter Andre Ward announced his retirement from the sport of boxing. As he’s known in boxing, Read Full Story >>>
Friday night fight 'a chance for the people to see who Oscar Valdez is'
By Bruce Pascoe, Tucson.com, 22 Sep 2017
For Oscar Valdez, Friday’s fight card at Tucson Arena is about returning home with a belt in hand, and having no plans to give it up.
For the sport of boxing, it’s potentially much more than that.
Valdez is one of four undefeated fighters on the two main events Friday, defending his WBO feathe Read Full Story >>>
Andre Ward: My Way
By John Gatling, NYFights.com, 22 Sep 2017
It is written that the “Son of Man” will return as ‘a thief in the night’, and so it is that Andre “SOG” Ward disappears in broad daylight. He will not return– for that is not the man that he is. A Man, better at being that than the fighter he was.
A pugilistic Picasso of neutral colors, Ward wil Read Full Story >>>
A look inside boxing judging with an eye toward fixing it
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep 2017
Oscar De La Hoya had one question after hearing judge Adalaide Byrd’s 118-110 scorecard favoring his fighter Canelo Alvarez over unbeaten, middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in Saturday’s fight in Las Vegas:
“What was that?”
Later, Byrd tried explaining how she inexplicably saw Alvarez win Read Full Story >>>
Roach Still Hopes Pacquiao-Horn Rematch Will Happen in 2018
BoxingScene.com, 22 Sep 2017
Freddie Roach, trainer for eight division champion Manny Pacquiao, is still hoping that his boxer is able to secure a rematch with WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs).
Horn shocked the boxing world when he clinched a twelve round unanimous decision over Pacquiao back in July to c Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao parts ways with Kia, stays mum on next PBA step amid offer to join Blackwater
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, 22 Sep 2017
MANNY Pacquiao's stint as player of Kia Picanto ended last month when his contract with the team finally expired.
A few weeks after, Pacquiao, the coach followed suit.
The 38-year-old Senator and boxing legend formally ended his tie-up with the franchise that made him its first ever first rou Read Full Story >>>
VALDEZ, SERVANIA MAKE WEIGHT
PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2017
Oscar Valdez (L) weighed in at 125.8 lbs while Genesis Servania (R) came in at 125.4 lbs during Thursday official weighin for their WBO world featherweight championship Friday (Saturday in Manila) at the Tucson Arena Read Full Story >>>