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Pacquiao-Algieri: A New Type of Hustle; Magno’s Monday Rant
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, 17 Nov 2014
Bob Arum is the undisputed king of promotional chicanery and matchmaking sleight of hand, but he is trying to top himself with the upcoming November 22 bout between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri in Macau.
For the first time ever, a main stage pay-per-view prizefight is being marketed directly Read Full Story >>>
Nietes keeps WBO belt, surpasses Elorde’s mark
By Nida Buenafe, Visayan Daily Star, 17 Nov 2014
For the fifth time Donnie “Ahas” Nietes of Murcia and Bacolod City successfully defended his World Boxing Organization junior flyweight title with a 7th round technical knockout victory over Mexican Carlos Velarde Saturday night in Cebu City.
With his win, Nietes clinched the Philippine record as Read Full Story >>>
Larry Holmes: “I was Ali’s and Joe Frazier’s sparring partner. Nobody gave me nothing, nobody gave me a chance, but guess what? I did it”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, 17 Nov 2014
I had the chance to speak with International boxing Hall of Famer and one of the best heavyweights of all time, Larry ‘The Easton Assassin’ Holmes. Holmes was the undisputed heavyweight champion for seven and a half years and fought the likes of Muhammad Ali, Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson in his Read Full Story >>>
Mini-War in the Philippines
By Matt McGrain, Boxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
They dogged it out head-to-head in the old-fashioned way as the referee looked on, content to let them maul and tear…
Francisco Rodriguez Jr., the victor in the 2014 Fight of the Year so far, fought down at minimumweigh Read Full Story >>>
SERVANIA RECEIVES WBO INTERCONTINENTAL FIGHTER OF THE YEAR AWARD
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
Genesis 'Azukal' Servania (R) receives the WBO Inter-Continental Fighter of the Year award from WBO Vice-President for Asia-Pacific Leon Panoncillo Jr Saturday night at the Waterfront Hotel & Casino in Cebu C Read Full Story >>>
Fil-Canadian Louie Cudillo steals the show at the Rumble in Red Deer 6!
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
By Ace Freeman, FightFan.com
Alberta Amateur Boxing
Friday Nov. 14, 2014, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
“It’s getting to the point where we’re having trouble matching them,” said veteran coach Dennis Ejack last w Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao continues trend with pay-per-view boxing match against Chris Algieri in Macau
By Santos A. Perez, MiamiHerald.com, 17 Nov 2014
The trend in Manny Pacquiao’s recent fights consists of rematches or opponents moving up in weight class.
Seven months after his loss-avenging performance against Timothy Bradley, Pacquiao lured a junior-welterweight titleholder into the welterweight division for his next ring date.
Pacquiao w Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao – Algieri And The Big Questions: The Sunday Brunch
By Jesse Ian Lardies, The Boxing Tribune, 17 Nov 2014
Hola amigos y familia, welcome to a seared foie gras scented episode of Panama’s highest rated, most money-spinning proper pugilistic paper, The Sunday Brunch – We are boxing’s equivalent of the bullshit detector, gaydar and the young Earth creationists debunking kit all wrapped up into one easy-to- Read Full Story >>>
Nietes keeps title
By Jonas Terrado, Tempo, 17 Nov 2014
CEBU CITY — Donnie Nietes displayed the prowess worthy for big fights with a one-sided win that is expected to cement his place as the longest reigning Filipino world champion of all-time.
Nietes retained his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior flyweight crown with a seventh round TKO of Mexic Read Full Story >>>
ROACH PREDICTS FIRST ROUND KO WIN FOR PACQUIAO
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – “First round!”
Chief trainer Freddie Roach, pointing his forefinger up, exclaimed Saturday afternoon by way of indicating the round World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Manny Pac Read Full Story >>>
Chris Algieri owns a hidden weapon
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
BEFORE his latest tongue blast at unbeaten Chris Algieri, the famous American trainer Freddie Roach swore his fellow American, who hopes to beat Manny Pacquiao in Macau on Sunday, was so feeble he could not even break a Read Full Story >>>
NIETES SET TO BREAK ELORDE'S RECORD
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
Donnie ''Ahas'' Nietes is on the verge of rewriting Philippine sports history after winning over Mexico’s Carlos ''Chapito'' Velarde at the main event of Pinoy Pride 28 last Saturday. A cut in the eye of the challenger due to Read Full Story >>>
CUELLO TO FIGHT AGAIN NOV 30
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
Former world title challenger Denver “The Excitement” Cuello will see action again this November 30 in Angono,Rizal. Promoter Aljoe Jaro informed philboxing that Cuello will face Sammy Hagler of Indonesia in a ten rounder. Read Full Story >>>
Hail, King Donnie!
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 17 Nov 2014
CONFETTI poured down on the ring and fans cheered loudly as Donnie Nietes’ hand was raised after Carlos Velarde, who vowed to score a knockout, just couldn’t take it anymore.
It was a fitting atmosphere for Nietes’ latest victory inside the ring, because not only did he retain his World Boxing Or Read Full Story >>>
Nietes halts Mexican foe; Pagara prevails
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 17 Nov 2014
CEBU CITY—His mission done, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes has been tapped as headliner of a big fight card set in Macau next year.
The important foreign assignment was sealed after Nietes stopped Mexican Carlos Velarde in the seventh round to retain the World Boxing Organization junior flyweight crown in Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs. Algieri: Too Close to Call Despite the Odds
By James Allen, Tha Boxing Voice, 17 Nov 2014
I remember when the match between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri was announced. It was an unexpected but understandable union of two outstanding talents that we don’t often get to see in boxing.
In terms of name value, Pacquiao is this worldwide phenomenon whose aura is so huge that not even ge Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Pacers run over Bulls, 99-90
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- Despite playing with only nine active players on their roster, the injury depleted Indiana Pacers scored a major upset at the United Center on Saturday night.
Luis Scola, A.J. Price and Solomon Hill each fin Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Kings snap 9-game losing streak against Spurs
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Sacramento Kings have a bad history of losing to the San Antonio Spurs, who have won nine straight over them and 21 of their 22 past meetings.
But on Saturday night at the Sleep Train Arena, the Kin Read Full Story >>>
The Square Jungle: Bernard Hopkins, Sergey Kovalev, Pacquiao-Algieri, etc.
By Carlos Acevedo, Undisputed Champion Network, 17 Nov 2014
In boxing, the last loss is usually the saddest one of all. But Bernard Hopkins, who was shut out by Sergey Kovalev last weekend in Atlantic City, is almost certainly not ready to hang his gloves up yet. Wishy-washy proclamations of retirement are as common in boxing as mismatches are and Hopkins, w Read Full Story >>>
Klitschko the Colossus
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, 17 Nov 2014
SONAHR: HAMBURG, Germany - November 16, 2014 - In the heavyweight division, Wladimir Klitschko reigns supreme, as he has for the past several years. For a while, he shared the pinnacle of the division with his older brother, Vitali. Wladimir held the WBA, WBO and IBF versions of the championship, wh Read Full Story >>>