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PUNGLUANG SOR SINGYU REGAINS WBO BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Aug 2015
Thailand’s Pungluang Sor Singyu who first won the vacant WBO bantamweight title with a stunning 9th round knockout of AJ “Bazooka” Banal at the Mall of Asia Arena on October 20, 2012 and then lost in his f Read Full Story >>>
PEREZ VS. MIKHAYLENKO FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, 08 Aug 2015
THE AUGUST 8 TRIPLEHEADER AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO WILL BE TELEVISED LIVE ON HBO LATINO® BOXING
LOS ANGELES (Aug. 6) - Former interim WBA Light Welterweight World Champion Johan "El Terrible" Perez (20-2-1, 13 KOs) of Caracas, Venezuela and undefeated Russian boxer Dmitry "The Mechanic" M Read Full Story >>>
JIMENEZ SIBLINGS AND REFUELA TWINS SHINE IN CCSC'S "PABOKSING SA BARANGAY"
By Felman Gingoyon, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Aug 2015
Barangay Suba Pasil in Cebu City hosted another exciting fistic competition last night at the barangay gymnasium. A total of fifteen open boxing bouts from Cebu City Sports Commission boxing team, Phil-Aust boxing team of Mandaue City and 10,000 BC boxing team of Talisay City were hotly contested.
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Pacquiao: I Want Mayweather Again
By Joe Koizumi, FightNews.com, 08 Aug 2015
Asian icon Many Pacquiao visited Japan to attend the World Basketball Conference here as a Congressman in order to invite the Word Cup event to his home country Philippines, and received an interview by our fight scribes in Tokyo on Thursday.
Q: How about your right shoulder after the surgery?
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Mayweather: I Beat The Big 3 - Pacquiao, Canelo, Cotto
BoxingScene.com, 08 Aug 2015
Reacting to critics who are not pleased his upcoming fight, WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. says there is nobody left to fight out there.
He considers Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto to be the three biggest opponents in terms of name value and skill (bes Read Full Story >>>
DUEL IN DUBAI 2: ALBERT PAGARA WINS BY FIRST ROUND KO; JASON, JACA WIN (PHOTOS)
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Aug 2015
DUBAI – Prince Albert Pagara knocked his Mexican opponent Jesus 'Chito' Rios in the first round to successfully defend his IBF Inter-Continental super bantamweight title in the front of a raucous crowd at the World Trade Ce Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER REVEALS HIS TOP 5 FIGHTERS OF ALL TIME
By Luis Sandoval, FightHype.com, 08 Aug 2015
For anyone who is familiar with Floyd Mayweather, it's no secret that he refers to himself as TBE: The Best Ever. There have been many great fighters in the sport of boxing, but Floyd feels he's the best to ever lace up a pair of gloves.
The statement has garnered him criticism in the past, but d Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: Only hype separates Andre Berto and Manny Pacquiao
BoxingNews, 08 Aug 2015
Mayweather defends selecting Andre Berto as his final opponent
FLOYD MAYWEATHER insists the only difference between Andre Berto and Manny Pacquiao is the ‘hype’ behind the latter.
At a press conference to officially announce his September 12 clash with Berto at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mayw Read Full Story >>>
Mike Tyson to ‘dig deep’ in presenting Muhammad Ali at Hall of Fame gala
By John Katsilometes, Las Vegas Sun, 08 Aug 2015
Mike Tyson doesn’t need long to respond to this hypothesis: If he and Muhammad Ali had squared off when both fighters were at their athletic peak, how would the fight have turned out?
“Nobody beats Ali in his prime. Nobody,” Tyson said during a phone conversation.
Tyson is presenting Ali, an Read Full Story >>>
China awarded 2019 FIBA World Cup
Japan Times, 08 Aug 2015
China will host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the sport’s global governing body announced on Friday night in Tokyo.
The organizing committees of the Philippines and China made final presentations at a Tokyo hotel before votes were cast by FIBA Central Board members.
China defeated the Ph Read Full Story >>>
Mosley vs. Mosley II: Worthy of PPV
By Dennis Taylor, Boxing.com, 08 Aug 2015
If Jin was somebody else’s wife when she married Shane, then how could their marriage have been legal?
Shane Mosley is fighting mad and jumping for joy, all at the same time — and all for the same reason: Looks like he’s going to get a rematch with the opponent who dealt him the most-humiliating Read Full Story >>>
ALA’s bold new world
By Bill Velasco, The Philippine Star, 08 Aug 2015
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – You know you’re in a different world when your ride from the airport is an Escalade, and when a well-dressed young man steps out of his white Lexus and asks you if you need a taxi. You know it’s not like any place you’ve ever been to when a solid gold Lamborghini lazily Read Full Story >>>
Top PH boxers vie in ALA’s US card
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 08 Aug 2015
DUBAI—The Philippines’ foremost boxing outfit will take its act to the United States in October, ALA Promotions International president-CEO Michael Aldeguer confirmed here Thursday.
Emboldened by the success of ALA’s two forays to this bustling metropolis, Aldeguer said everything is in place for Read Full Story >>>
Filipino boxing great 'Earthquake' Luisito Espinosa gets life back on track in Hong Kong
By Unus Alladin, South China Morning Post, 08 Aug 2015
Just a year ago, legendary Filipino boxer Luisito Espinosa was a down-and-out former champion struggling to make ends meet, but the fighter nicknamed Lindol, or “Earthquake”, is making a comeback of sorts – and he has Hong Kong to thank.
“Hong Kong is my home. I like this city,” said the two-time Read Full Story >>>
Bash Pacquiao: Team Mayweather’s Response to Berto Fight Criticism
By Dennis Cruz, The Boxing Tribune, 08 Aug 2015
The intense criticism is almost universal as media and fans express their disdain for the announced September 12 PPV clash between Floyd Mayweather and Andre Berto.
To call the 31-year-old Berto, who is 3-3 in his last six bouts and still smarting from decisive losses to Robert Guerrero, Jesus S Read Full Story >>>
ESPN's Dan Rafael goes ape over Mayweather/Berto; Floyd rips Ronda Rousey
By John Gatling, Examiner.com, 08 Aug 2015
There he was clad in all black, almost in funeral mode as his truly historic career comes to an end, trying to justify a match that is dead on arrival. Floyd Mayweather, complete with the same TMT fitted cap that now seems whack and tighter than ever around his enormously egocentric head, was in com Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather: Ronda Rousey can call me when she makes $300M
New York Post, 08 Aug 2015
You didn’t think Floyd Mayweather wouldn’t find a time to jab back at Ronda Rousey, if given the opportunity, did you?
Mayweather, widely considered the most popular — and controversial — fighter in the world, took a jab at Rousey, MMA’s franchise fighter, during an ESPN interview Thursday. This Read Full Story >>>
Katsidis Fails to Take the Cue
By Ted Sares, Boxing.com, 08 Aug 2015
In any event and like Cher’s final tour, it won’t be over until it’s over because Michael has failed to take the cue…
“The aging fighter who simply doesn’t know when to quit is one of boxing’s most enduring clichés, but sadly it is one of those tropes that is a cliché because it’s true.”—James Ga Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: Timothy Bradley prefers Brandon Rios to mandatory challenger Sadam Ali
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 08 Aug 2015
The World Boxing Organization on Friday selected unbeaten Brooklyn welterweight Sadam Ali as the mandatory challenger for welterweight champion Timothy Bradley.
Bradley promoter Bob Arum told The Times minutes after the decision that he’s already close to finalizing a deal for Cathedral City’s Br Read Full Story >>>
Boxing legends to pack Hall of Fame event
By John L. Smith, Las Vegas Review Journal, 08 Aug 2015
The Boulevard gets downright pugilistic this week:
HALL OF FAME: Whether you cheered for Marvelous Marvin Hagler or Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson or Lennox Lewis, there will be a champion for just about every fight fan at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame gathering Saturday night at Caesars Palace.
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