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Nietes scores TKO win, secures place in history
ABS-CBN News, 16 Nov 2014
MANILA, Philippines – Donnie ''Ahas'' Nietes has secured his place in Philippine sports history after winning via stoppage over Mexico’s Carlos ''Chapito'' Velarde at the main event of Pinoy Pride XXVIII on Saturday evening.
An accidental clash of heads in the seventh round paved the way for the Read Full Story >>>
Nietes can break Flash’s record
By Associated Press, SuperSport, 16 Nov 2014
Donnie Nietes retained his WBO junior flyweight title by beating Carlos Velarde in the eighth round on Saturday.
Nietes, making his fifth defence, won the bout in Cebu City in the Philippines on a technical knockout in the eighth round.
The victory brought Nietes closer to a record held by Read Full Story >>>
Pinoy Pride going global
By Beth Celis, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 16 Nov 2014
CEBU CITY—Our Cebu Pacific flight was delayed and the traffic from the Mactan Airport to the legendary Casino Español was monstrous that we almost missed the welcome dinner for Pinoy Pride 28 hosted by Aldeguer patriarch Tony and son Michael, president and CEO of ALA International.
We must have Read Full Story >>>
Making Mincemeat in Hamburg
By Joe Masterleo , Boxing.com, 16 Nov 2014
The difference in talent between Klitschko and the rest of the heavyweights has become one not of degree, but of kind…
Wladimir Klitschko made quick work of Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev Saturday night in Hamburg, Germany, power-punching his way to yet another one-sided victory over an overmatched oppon Read Full Story >>>
Uncle, can a mismatch be far behind?
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2014
YOU’VE also started to believe Manny Pacquiao’s world welterweight boxing title defense against New Yorker Chris Algieri has the makings of a a budding classic?
Hold it, and listen, please.
“A feather-fisted stringbe Read Full Story >>>
Donnie Nietes forces Velarde to quit, retains junior flyweight championship
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, 16 Nov 2014
CEBU CITY, Philippines - All knockouts look the same on a boxer’s record, regardless of whether he was knocked unconscious by a single blow, spared from further punishment by the referee or if the boxer decides to end it on his own terms.
Donnie Nietes registered his third consecutive knockout in Read Full Story >>>
Chris Algieri thriving before challenge for Manny Pacquiao’s title
By Robert Morales, Press Telegram, 16 Nov 2014
With Manny Pacquiao in the Philippines and Chris Algieri training this week at The Venetian in Las Vegas, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say Algieri has carried more of their promotion because of the greater access.
Don’t cry for Algieri. He’s loving it.
“It’s been fantastic,” said Algieri, who N Read Full Story >>>
Long Island's Chris Algieri likes his title chances against Manny Pacquiao
By Greg Logan, NewsDay.com, 16 Nov 2014
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the unquestioned pound-for-pound king of the current generation of boxers, yet he has balked at climbing into the ring with Manny Pacquiao despite the enormous financial windfall that fight would generate.
But Long Island's Chris Algieri, with a mere 20 pro fights on his Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Nuggets rough up Pacers in Indy, 108-87
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Denver Nuggets stopped by the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday night and dominated the host Indiana Pacers, 108-97, in front of a stunned partisan crowd of 16,286.
Both are struggling early this se Read Full Story >>>
Burke's buzzer-beater sinks Knicks
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2014
NEW YORK -- Trey Burke hit a fade away jumper as time expired, lifting the Utah Jazz over the New York Knicks, 102-100, on Friday night at Madson Square Garden.
The thrilling victory improved Utah's slate to 4-6 while Read Full Story >>>
Klitschko Stops Pulev in Fifth Round
By Simon Van Besouw, Tha Boxing Voice, 16 Nov 2014
Wladimir Klitschko has successfully defended his undisputed heavyweight championship of the world tonight in Hamburg, Germany. After a tense and entertaining fight, Klitschko knocked Kubrat Pulev out in the fifth round with a sensational left hook.
The fight turned out to be completely different Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao: The Location Question
By Eric ‘Sugar Foot’ Duran, The Boxing Tribune, 16 Nov 2014
With the common folk in an uproar about the possibility of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally facing off at some point, they’re fixated on the wrong possible hold ups.
The biggest obstacles will obviously be the two promoters coming together and the money. HBO and Showtime can co-exist, Read Full Story >>>
Op-Ed: Pacquiao soon to drag elite fighters down to 140 pounds limit
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, 16 Nov 2014
While training for his upcoming fight against unbeaten American Chris Algieri, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has discovered that he can recoup his natural speed and power if he slides farther down to the light welterweight limit of 140 pounds.
Pacquiao will face Algieri next week in Mac Read Full Story >>>
NIETES WINS BY TKO OVER VELARDE; WILL BREAK ELORDE'S RECORD BY NEW YEAR
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2014
CEBU CITY – Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes retained his WBO junior flyweight belt via 7th round TKO after his corner refused to allow Carlos Velardo to fight at the beginning of the 8th round due to the cut he suffered earlier as Read Full Story >>>
PINOY PRIDE 28: Indon stops Sabillo in 4th round
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2014
CEBU CITY -- Indonesian Faris Nenggo scored an upset over heavy-favorite and former WBO world minimumweight champion Merlito "Tiger" Sabillo via a 4th round technical knockout win in their 8-rounder bout in the Pinoy Pride Read Full Story >>>
Pinoys lined up for title shots
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 16 Nov 2014
Before the year ends, three Filipinos will fight for the world title as underdogs but while the odds aren’t encouraging, they’re expected to go all out in bringing honor to the country. At the moment, the Philippines has four reigning world champions – WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao, IBO li Read Full Story >>>
Khan: Algieri May Surprise People Against Pacquiao
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, 16 Nov 2014
Former champion Amir Khan is picking his former stablemate, Manny Pacquiao, to defeat Chris Algieri next Saturday night in Macau, China - but says it won't be as easy as many people think. Khan was once guided by Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, and the two boxers trained side by side for several Read Full Story >>>
Donaire eyes fight in the Philippines
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 16 Nov 2014
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com that former four-division titlist Nonito Donaire (33-3, 21 KOs), the 2012 fighter of the year, who lost his featherweight world title by rough sixth-round knockout to Nicholas Walters on Oct. 18, plans to fight on and likely will make his return in his native Read Full Story >>>
Julaton eager to showcase new skills learned from Ricky Lundell
By Carlos Cinco, Rivals Sports Network, 16 Nov 2014
SINGAPORE — There is an old sports adage that says it is only defeat if you learn nothing from it.
Former world boxing champion turned mixed martial artist, Filipino-American Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton (1-1) may have lost her last fight to Malaysia’s Ann Osman, but in doing so, she paved the way Read Full Story >>>
FARENAS BEATEN BY UNDEFEATED PEDRAZA IN IBF ELIMINATION BOUT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Nov 2014
Hard hitting Filipino southpaw Michael Farenas was beaten by undefeated IBO super featherweight champion, Jose "Sniper" Pedraza (19-0, 12 KOs) who put on a dazzling display of boxing skills before his hometown fans winning what wa Read Full Story >>>