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Kell Brook warns 'it wouldn't be safe' for him to fight Amir Khan after Canelo Alvarez KO
By Liam Prenderville, mirror.co.uk, 10 May 2016
Kell Brook says it wouldn't be safe for him to fight Amir Khan.
Khan was brutally knocked-out by Saul Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
The Brit made the step up by two weights to take on Canelo and started well, edging the first five rounds before the sixth round KO.
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Sabillo loses to Japanese foe
By Dale Rosal, Cebu Daily News, 10 May 2016
FORMER WBO world minimumweight champion Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo of Bacolod City lost to Japanese Riku Kano via split decision last Sunday for the interim OPBF minimumweight title at Sanda City, Hyögo, Japan.
It was the third loss in 29 fights for the former top slugger of ALA Boxing Gym.
Filip Read Full Story >>>
Wiba champ Jujeath Nagaowa hangs boxing gloves
By Roderick Osis, Sun.Star Baguio, 10 May 2016
IGOROT lady boxing champion Jujeath Nagaowa is calling it quits after a 10-year colorful career and winning the Women's International Boxing Association (Wiba) international light flyweight title in the process.
Nagaowa, however, said she will not completely retire from combative sports and inste Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Says McGregor Fight 'Possible,' Pacquiao Rematch Discussed
By Anthony DiMoro, Forbes.com, 09 May 2016
A few short days ago I discussed a rumor making the rounds in the sports world that seemed more trenched in fantasy than reality: a possible boxing match between retired boxer Floyd Mayweather and MMA superstar Conor McGregor.
And while it certainly generated interest and banter on social media, Read Full Story >>>
"Fighting Words" - Canelo, Khan, Golovkin and The Inevitable
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, 09 May 2016
The fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan was marketed as a battle pitting power against speed. That much was true, though it is never truly that simple. What also matters is how that power or speed is used. It depends on who is delivering it and who will be receiving it.
In this case, Khan Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao confident of winning Senate race
MindaNews, 09 May 2016
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/09 May) — Boxing icon and senatorial aspirant Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao expressed confidence he could land a Senate seat as he cast his votes before noon on Monday in Kiamba town in Sarangani.
The outgoing Sarangani representative arrived at the Kiamba Central Eleme Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez and promoter Oscar De La Hoya signal willingness to pursue mega-bout against Gennady Golovkin
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 09 May 2016
The public positions following Canelo Alvarez's knockout of Amir Khan on Saturday night made it seem like there would be few impediments to striking a deal for Alvarez to fight Gennady Golovkin in a middleweight title-unification bout later this year.
Now, for the activity behind closed doors. . Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin on the docket
By Keith Idec, NorthJersey.com, 09 May 2016
LAS VEGAS – Oscar De La Hoya stood on stage for over an hour early Sunday morning before finally revealing how he’ll actually approach the negotiating game for the highly anticipated Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight.
De La Hoya, whose company promotes Alvarez, promised to call Golovkin’s rep Read Full Story >>>
Canelo's Star Power on Display With HUGE Internet Explosion
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, 09 May 2016
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez showed his star power on Saturday night with an internet explosion.
According to journalist Dave Meltzer, last night's fight with Amir Khan had 2 million Google searches - a very substantial number. Nothing MMA or pro wresting related even made the weekend listing.
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MOVE OVER MGM, THERE’S A NEW AND BETTER VENUE IN TOWN
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2016
Las Vegas, NV: - For years, when huge fights are made, particularly on especial holidays like Cinco de Mayo, the place to be is at the old MGM Grand Garden Arena inside the famed MGM Hotel Casino Resort. In fact, for many ye Read Full Story >>>
Tickets are out for Pinoy Pride 36 in Bacolod
PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2016
Tickets for the upcoming Pinoy Pride 36 "A Legend in the Making", co-promoted by ALA Promotions International and ABS-CBN, are already available for reservations. The event will be held at the La Salle Coliseum in Bacolod Read Full Story >>>
COUNTER PUNCH REPORT: ASIS VS LAW
PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2016
Two men with fast hands, fast feet and good eyes. This will be a fast fight with both men to move and box but also equally happy to exchange.
KEYS TO VICTORY
WAYLON LAW - Dictate and take Jack Asis out o Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez ready to fight Gennady Golovkin at '160 pounds, no problem'
By Bob Velin, USA Today, 09 May 2016
LAS VEGAS — It was a good hour and a half after his devastating one-punch knockout of Amir Khan on Saturday night at this city’s newest showcase, the T-Mobile Arena, when the words finally came out of the mouth of Canelo Alvarez every boxing fan has been waiting to hear for the last year or so.
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Weight, not money will determine fate of possible Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin middleweight showdown
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, 09 May 2016
The fight boxing fans want to see — Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin — likely will take place if the two middleweight champions can agree on a weight to fight.
Alvarez, who retained his World Boxing Council middleweight title Saturday with a devastating sixth-round knockout of Amir Khan at T-M Read Full Story >>>
Golovkin's Promoter: Canelo Sounded Confident, He's Not Afraid
By Steve Kim, BoxingScene.com, 09 May 2016
On Saturday night as Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez knocked out Amir Khan in the sixth round at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the immediate focus shifted to a showdown between the defending WBC middleweight champion and the IBF/WBA/IBO belt-holder, Gennady Golovkin.
The WBC has mandated that the two pa Read Full Story >>>
By Reni M. Valenzuela, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2016
Rep. Manny Pacquiao promised to be a full-time politician as a senator of the republic if he wins in the elections on Monday (May 9). But we wonder how he would see his way clear to doing something to make a difference in Read Full Story >>>
THIS TUESDAY! Crawford & Postol LA World Title Press Conf Luncheon - 12:30 PM
PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2016
UNDEFEATED JR. WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONS TERENCE CRAWFORD AND VIKTOR POSTOL LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING WORLD TITLE UNIFICATION BATTLE!
This Tuesday! May 10, at 12:30 P.M. PT
The Beverly Hilton
LOS ANGEL Read Full Story >>>
If Canelo truly is boxing’s next great thing, he’d stop at nothing to fight Golovkin
By Ray Brewer, Las Vegas Sun, 09 May 2016
With one punch, Canelo Alvarez did what everybody hoped he would Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena. He delivered a vicious knockout to Amir Khan in the sixth round of their middleweight championship fight to send the pro-Canelo crowd into ecstatic cheer.
Minutes later, with Khan still being treate Read Full Story >>>
Give fans what they want: It's time for Canelo vs. GGG
By Steven Muehlhausen, SportingNews.com, 09 May 2016
Saturday night in Las Vegas, Canelo Alvarez did what many expected and scored a sixth-round knockout of Amir Khan.
Alvarez hit a flush overhand right after a beautiful faint that sent Khan back to England. It didn't take long for the focus to shift from Khan to the fight everyone wants to see: Al Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez now eyes mandatory challenger Gennady Golovkin
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 09 May 2016
LAS VEGAS -- Even before middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez knocked Amir Khan out cold with a monstrous right hand in the sixth round Saturday night, the pressure was on him to face the fearsome Gennady Golovkin.
After the fight, in which Alvarez made a successful first defense of the title he Read Full Story >>>