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OROZCO, MALDONADO VIE FOR VACANT WBC INT'L SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE DEC 16
PhilBoxing.com, 15 Nov 2016
UNDEFEATED SENSATION ANTONIO OROZCO TO BATTLE FIDEL MALDONADO JR. FOR VACANT WBC INTERNATIONAL SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE IN CO-MAIN EVENT OF STACKED DECEMBER 16 CARD AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO IN INDIO, CALIF.
MASSIVE TRIPLEHEADER HEADLINED BY LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT SHOWDOWN BETWEEN VYACHESLAV SH Read Full Story >>>
Giving back: Baltimore Boxing raises $10,000 to help locals combat medical bills
PhilBoxing.com, 15 Nov 2016
Baltimore, MD (November 15, 2016) - Jake Smith’s Baltimore Boxing Promotions is proud to announce they’ve raised $10,000 for two area residents with large medical bills associated with extended hospital stays.
To ensure funds were raised through multiple channels, Smith donated a large number of Read Full Story >>>
Roach outlines what Pacquiao needs to do in Mayweather rematch
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 15 Nov 2016
Manny Pacquiao needs to get back to his lightning combination work in order to prevail in a second fight with Floyd Mayweather, according to long-time trainer Freddie Roach.
Rumours Pacquiao is in line for a second bite of the Mayweather cherry continue to be fuelled throughout the media, with a Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev vs Ward: The showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward is coming
By Matt Horan, SkySports.com, 15 Nov 2016
Two of boxing's pound-for-pound best will battle it out, live on Sky Sports early on Sunday morning, in one of the most highly anticipated fights in recent history.
Russian powerhouse Sergey Kovalev (30-1-0-KO26) will put his WBO, IBF and WBA Super world titles on the line against fellow unbeate Read Full Story >>>
‘Z’ is always last
By Al S. Mendoza, Business Mirror, 15 Nov 2016
IF you put the Z before the S, wrong. It should be S first, then Z. Last always is Z, the ending letter in the alphabet.
That’s the way it goes (went?) with Ronnie’s family name: Nathanielsz.
You write it wrong, chances are you are not that close to him.
You write it right, spell his sur Read Full Story >>>
Egis Klimas: Refugee to Champion Maker
By Billy Brake, The National Student, 15 Nov 2016
Egis Klimas isn’t exactly a household name. In fact, many boxing fans may not know his name, let alone those outside of the sport.
However, the role that he has played in the sport is an important and remarkable one, which sprung from very humble beginnings. His journey from refugee to top fligh Read Full Story >>>
May-Pac Headed to the Rematch?: BoxingScene Ratings Update
By Cliff Rold, BoxingScene.com, 15 Nov 2016
Welterweight: Few seem to want it but there is enough smoke to wonder if there might be fire to the idea of a Manny Pacquiao rematch with Floyd Mayweather. Time will tell. Until it does, Pacquiao returns from ‘retirement’ with another decisive win over a top ten contender in 2016.
For an old guy, Read Full Story >>>
Sen. Sotto: Morales has no jurisdiction over De la Rosa free meal given by Pacquiao
By Ernie Reyes, Interaksyon, 15 Nov 2016
MANILA - If there was a crime associated with the incident, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has no jurisdiction over the alleged free meal given by Senator Manny Pacquiao to Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald "Bato" De la Rosa after his recent boxing bout in Las Vegas, Read Full Story >>>
Kathy Duva: “Kovalev & Ward have their careers on the line. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather was two guys fortifying their retirement accounts!”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, 15 Nov 2016
Main events promoter Kathy Duva has been involved in boxing since 1979 and is now set to feature her company’s top star Sergey Kovalev in the toughest fight of his career against former super middleweight champion, Andre Ward. The match brings two of the top five pound for pound fighters in the worl Read Full Story >>>
Ward: Kovalev is Everything They Say, I'm Everything I've Shown
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, BoxingScene.com, 15 Nov 2016
It’s a big fight week. The biggest, for me at least, in a while.
And if you can make a clear selection – and feel sure about it – you’re a better man than I.
Because the more I look at Andre Ward’s challenge of light heavyweight monster Sergey Kovalev, the less positive I feel about the pick I Read Full Story >>>
John David Jackson gives his keys to Kovalev beating Ward
By Michael Woods, RingTV.com, 15 Nov 2016
The most anticipated boxing match of 2016, in the eyes of I dare say a majority of fight fans, will unfold in a scant week. On Nov. 19, we will see a true blue “best fighting the best” tango between longtime pound for pound entrant Andre Ward, a person who hasn’t lost since he entered puberty, and R Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev vs. Ward Undercard: Preview and Prediction for Chilemba vs. Gvozdyk
By Briggs Seekins, BleacherReport.com, 15 Nov 2016
Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward will fight Saturday night in Las Vegas for light heavyweight supremacy and top pound-for-pound billing. But the undercard features an important contenders bout for the 175-pound division.
Oleksandr Gvozdyk of the Ukraine is 11-0 with 9 KOs. Isaac Chilemba is a light Read Full Story >>>
MANNY IS S.P.E.C.I.A.L.
By Tonton Alcos-Antogop, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Nov 2016
At 37, beating a boxer 10 years younger is something. That means the older pugilist is SPECIAL, one of its kind, a rare breed. And this exactly described Manny Pacquiao, Senator of the Republic of the Philippines, tormento Read Full Story >>>
No Villanueva-Tete negotiations yet, says ALA boss
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, 15 Nov 2016
MANILA, Philippines – Despite what’s posted on BoxRec.com, ALA Promotions president Michael Aldeguer says there have been no discussions yet about matching Filipino boxer Arthur Villanueva and former IBF junior bantamweight titleholder Zolani Tete on Nov. 26.
BoxRec has posted that Villanueva (30 Read Full Story >>>
Let’s forget the past few days: Weekend Review
By Michael Rosenthal, RingTV.com, 15 Nov 2016
No one: Not the best weekend of boxing.
A plodding Luis Ortiz and reluctant Malik Scott served up one of the most miserable heavyweight fights in recent memory on Saturday in Monte Carlo. On that card, awful scoring marred a decent bantamweight fight between Jamie McDonnell and Read Full Story >>>
Undefeated Prospects Sonny Fredrickson & Tyler McCreary Added to Kovalev-Ward Undercard
PhilBoxing.com, 15 Nov 2016
Toledo, Ohio (November 14, 2016) - Undefeated fighters super lightweight Sonny "Pretty Boi" Fredrickson (14-0, 9 KO's) and featherweight Tyler "Golden Child" McCreary (11-0, 6 KO's) will see action on November 19, as part of the highly-anticipated Light Heavyweight Unification showdown between Serge Read Full Story >>>
Op-Ed: Why Juan Manuel Marquez can't resist talking about Manny Pacquiao
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, 15 Nov 2016
Mexican boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez can't resist talking about longtime foe Manny Pacquiao every time he makes plans for his next fight. The reason is obvious: he want's to know if another fight would still sell on pay-per-view (PPV)
Marquez, who has been inactive for over two years is now Read Full Story >>>
Think the UFC is the scourge of boxing? Viewing figures show mixed martial arts is not yet on same level despite record-breaking event
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), 15 Nov 2016
The Ultimate Fighting Chaps are getting hyper-excited about the viewing figures for Conor McGregor’s latest extravaganza, his Madison Square Garden thumping of Eddie Alvarez to become the first two-weight world champion in their octagon.
The television audience in the UK is believed to have peake Read Full Story >>>
Frank Warren: I have the pulling power again to lure Britain's best boxers
By Joe Delaney, Daily Star (UK), 15 Nov 2016
Warren yesterday declared war on rival promoter Eddie Hearn after agreeing a new tv deal to broadcast BoxNation fights on BT Sport.
He hopes he can now convince the likes of world champions Ricky Burns, Nathan Cleverly, Tony Bellew and Kell Brook to turn their backs on Hearn’s Matchroom stable wh Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Wolves maul Lakers behind Wiggins' 47 points
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins poured 47 points on Sunday night and the Minnesota Timberwolves scored an easy 125-99 decision over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.
Wiggins waxed hot early, scor Read Full Story >>>