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NIETES HAS NO PROBLEM WITH POSTPONED TITLE DEFENSE AS RODRIGUEZ SUFFERS ANKLE INJURY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2015
The longest reigning Filipino world champion, WBO light flyweight king Donnie “Ahas” Nietes has “no problem” with the postponement by one week to July 11 of his title defense against mandatory challenger Francisco Rodr Read Full Story >>>
Donaire returns to Cebu to train
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 16 Jun 2015
NONITO Donaire Jr. will once again hold camp in the Philippines in preparation for his upcoming fight.
Donaire Jr. is in Cebu, training at the ALA Boxing Gym, for his fight against French Anthony Settoul in one of the featured bouts in a Top Rank Inc. show in Macau on July 18.
Nonito Donaire S Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather's next foe? Not even a hint, CEO of promotional company says
By David Mayo, mlive.com, 16 Jun 2015
There has been "not one discussion" within the Floyd Mayweather camp about who the pound-for-pound king should fight next, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions said Monday.
Mayweather has been making the circuit of National Basketball Association playoff games and enjoying the aftermath of his histor Read Full Story >>>
Peter Fury: “I think Floyd Mayweather will beat Manny Pacquiao seven days a week!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 16 Jun 2015
Heavyweight contender, Tyson Fury, has been a name in the division for several years now, and while his name has been in spotlight, he has yet to get a shot at the heavyweight crown. Fury, now 26, has raised his position to the number 1 spot and after years of set backs, he is now finally set to mee Read Full Story >>>
Technology in Boxing
By Ted Sares, Boxing.com, 16 Jun 2015
Can technology save boxing? Of course not, but at the very least, it can make it better. Let’s help get Boxing into the Technology Age…
“Let’s welcome boxing into the 21st century. The technology is there, use it.”—Mark Weber (Fight Saga)
“The risks associated with boxing should never be trivi Read Full Story >>>
Middleweight Contender Tureano Johnson Wants Big Names Eyes Cotto and GGG
PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2015
NEW JERSEY (June 15, 2015) - Gary Shaw Productions' middleweight contender, Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs), is looking for the biggest fights in the division. Currently rated WBC #2, WBA #3, IBF #8 and WBO #13, Johnson is riding a 4-fight winning streak with the hopes of landing a world title shot.
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Hometown Hero Robert Guerrero Donates 100K to BFC Foundation
PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2015
GILROY, CA (June 15, 2015) -This past Saturday and Sunday hometown hero, Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero hosted the first inaugural fundraiser for the BFC (Breathe For Caley) Foundation at Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Park in San Read Full Story >>>
INTENSE GAME 6 OR EASY PLAY FOR GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
By Reni M. Valenzuela, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2015
King James delivered and was phenomenal in the just concluded Game 5 of the best of seven NBA Finals series between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Yet his triple double feat was rendered null and Read Full Story >>>
Adrien Broner vs. Shawn Porter: 99 problems but "A.B." ain't one
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, 16 Jun 2015
It was a roll of the dice to decide just which video to feature in this article of Adrien Broner making a complete ass out of himself.
The other clip features "The Problem" literally banging the gaming table as if a prostitute courtesy of a comp. Ultimately, "deuces" claimed the footage you see o Read Full Story >>>
Shawn Porter, Trainer Not Concerned with Broner’s Speed
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, 16 Jun 2015
Shawn Porter is a naturally bigger fighter — a former 165-pound amateur who has mostly been a junior middleweight and welterweight as a pro. But when he steps in against Adrien Broner this Saturday at a fight with a contractual catch-weight of 144 pounds, Porter isn’t concerned about the speed that Read Full Story >>>
'Southpaw' doesn't appear to be about a southpaw
By Andrew Joseph, AZCentral.com, 16 Jun 2015
Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the movie, "Southpaw," which makes its debut on July 24. The movie is about a boxer's long road to put his life back together.
Based on the title, one can assume that Gyllenhaal's character is a southpaw.
But based on all the promotional images and the trailer, it doe Read Full Story >>>
NIETES TITLE DEFENSE POSTPONED TO JULY 11 AS RODRIGUEZ SUFFERS ANKLE INJURY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2015
The title defense of the longest reigning Filipino world champion, WBO light flyweight king Donnie “Ahas” Nietes has been postponed by one week to July 11 after mandatory challenger Francisco Rodri Read Full Story >>>
Op-Ed: Pacquiao has 3 options if Mayweather declines rematch
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, 16 Jun 2015
If Floyd Mayweather declines Manny Pacquiao's offer for a rematch early next year, Pacquiao will have to choose from at least three options in choosing an opponent that would help him generate enough revenue for his impending retirement.
Pacquiao has stated that he is thinking of doing one or two Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan Deserves The Floyd Mayweather Shot, Why The Resistance?
By Dennis Cruz, The Boxing Tribune, 16 Jun 2015
It’s hard to understand why so many people are complaining about the prospect of Amir Khan being next in line to face boxing cash cow Floyd Mayweather. Yes, Khan has a very well-defined set of weaknesses and everyone in boxing knows them by now. He has a fragile chin, suffers from inconsistent ring Read Full Story >>>
Sergio Martinez officially retires: “A period in my life ends, thanks to all”
By Diego Morilla, RingTV.com, 16 Jun 2015
After more than a year of inactivity since losing his RING middleweight title to Miguel Cotto, and plagued by a nagging knee injury, Argentina’s Sergio Martinez officially announced his retirement from the sport of boxing during an emotional speech at the International Boxing Hall of Fame dinner in Read Full Story >>>
Welcome to the Hall, Jim
By Michael Woods, RingTV.com, 16 Jun 2015
His excellence and longevity put him on the shortest of lists as blow-by-blow “TBE.”
Jim Lampley, ace descriptor for HBO, first got into boxing when blowhard par excellence Howard Cosell threw up his hands after seeing one too many mismatches on air. His loss, our gain.
Lampley, age 66, the ta Read Full Story >>>
More than 1,000 bikers join Duterte for President 2016 fun ride
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2015
DAVAO CITY -- More than 1,000 bikers from different groups joined the first Duterte for President 2016 Bikers’ Movement Fun Ride held June 14 in an out-and-back course at the Rizal Park.
Among the groups came from the Terrai Read Full Story >>>
Mike Tyson sounds off: He loved the Rebels and considered one legendary fighter the best of all time
By Ray Brewer, Las Vegas Sun, 15 Jun 2015
Mike Tyson walked into Piero’s, the iconic Italian restaurant in the heart of Las Vegas where a who’s who of locals dine, and instantly felt at home.
Tyson, the boxing knockout artist whom fans were so interested in watching they bought pay-per-views knowing his fights would last only minutes, st Read Full Story >>>
2015 NBA Finals -- Warriors move 1 win away from championship
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2015
OAKLAND -- "My goal is to see confetti at the end of the game!" a proud (and loud) Pinoy member of the Warrior faithful shouted in the middle of the third quarter.
The atmosphere inside the Oracle Arena on Sunday ni Read Full Story >>>
PARRENAS WILL GO FOR A KNOCKOUT IF HE SEES AN OPENING AGAINST CARMONA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2015
World Boxing Organization super flyweight champion Warlito “Cowboy” Parrenas will go for a knockout if he sees an opening when he faces Mexico’s David Carmona in their Interim title fight on July 4 in Mexico City.
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