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Donaire fight in Cotto card still up in the air
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 26 Apr 2010
MANILA, Philippines - WBA interim superflyweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. is slated to face a still unnamed opponent in the undercard of WBA lightmiddleweight titlist Yuri Foreman’s defense against challenger Miguel Cotto at Yankee Stadium in New York on June 5 and if plans fall into place, will Read Full Story >>>
Valero, the champ, couldn’t face his demons
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, 26 Apr 2010
IT’S a tale most Pinoy boxing fans are familiar with.
Growing up dirt poor and without a father who left him, a young man is forced to work at a young age to help feed his family.
After discovering a knack for boxing, the left-handed boxer begins eking out a living by knocking people senseless Read Full Story >>>
HBO 24/7 part 3 – Examining some of Mayweather Jr’s comments like ‘I’m from a family of hustlers’
By Rick Rockwell, Examiner.com, 26 Apr 2010
The third installment of HBO 24/7 has come and gone. And like the first two, Mayweather Jr provided the entertainment, fireworks, and insanity that we’ve grown accustomed to seeing from ‘Money May’. Once again, Floyd took Shane, and everyone else in boxing, to “Trash-talking 101”. Let’s examine some Read Full Story >>>
Pursuing dreams in a plaza
By Sev Sarmenta, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 26 Apr 2010
When you do a television boxing show, you cover as many fights as possible to find some gems that will excite your weekend audience.
For a decade now, In This Corner (every Sunday at 7 p.m., NBN 4), has hopped around the country towing crew, TV equipment, boxers and a utility staff to stage fight Read Full Story >>>
Does Barrera legend seemingly overshadow Chavez, Jr vs. Duddy main event?
By Matt Stolow, Examiner.com, 26 Apr 2010
I never knew what Big George Foreman meant by saying he originally came back to soon until he stood over Michael Moore and had reclaimed the heavyweight world championship as dramatically as it could ever be done.
Now I'm looking over names Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. and John Duddy, and fight friend Read Full Story >>>
Froch and Kessler provide the Super Six with a true classic.
By Richard Everett, 8countnews, 26 Apr 2010
The Super Six Boxing Classic had promised much when it first was announced last summer but lately its veneer of optimism had begun to crack.
From Jermain Taylor’s withdrawal, to successive postponement of scheduled fights, the swathe of curiosity, which initially greeted the Showtime Boxing’s ce Read Full Story >>>
North downs South in PBA All-Star classic
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2010
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY -- The PBA All-Star trophy is back to where it belonged in the previous four years since the annual event pitting the South against the North was institutionalized.
The North All Stars, exploiting to the hilt its advantage in speed and firepower, edged out the South, 132-130 Read Full Story >>>
“Money, Bragging rights, or is it, just the timing is right”
By Gary Todd, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2010
Mosley v Mayweather.
1st of May, M.G.M. Grand, Las Vegas.
When Shane Mosley stepped through the ropes to ruin Floyd Mayweather’s post fight celebrations, on the night of his comeback fig Read Full Story >>>
Alfredo Angulo destroys Joel Julio in Round 11
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2010
Junior middleweight hot prospect, Alfredo Angulo ( 18-1-0-15KO’s) of Cochella, CA last night at the Citizen Business Bank Arena at Ontario California scored a sensational knock-out over a tough Columbian veteran, Joel Julio (35 Read Full Story >>>
RESULTS FROM ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2010
Tomasz Adamek ( 41-1-0, 27 KO) Gilowise, Poland beat Cristobal Arreola (28-2-0, 25KO) Riverside, CA by a majority decision. Scores were 114-114, 115-113 and 117-111. Adsamek won the IBF International and NABO Heavyweight Read Full Story >>>
(Photos) Mikkel Kessler beats Carl Froch for middleweight title
By Marv Dumon, Examiner.com, 25 Apr 2010
April 25, 2010 - Mikkel Kessler of Denmark won the WBC super middleweight title in a unanimous decision against Britain's Carl Froch on Saturday, April 24, 2010.
FIGHT PHOTOS: Kes Read Full Story >>>
Judd Burstein: 'Jesus Christ' Couldn't Win Manny Pacquaio's Case
By Lem Satterfield, Fanhouse, 25 Apr 2010
The path of attorney Judd Burstein was laid by his mother Beatrice, who was a judge in New York, and his father Herbert, a former labor lawyer. With the exception perhaps of permitting their son to attend Woodstock -- "They should never have let me go" -- Burstein's parents were fairly strict, even Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather eager to pad his legacy
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, 25 Apr 2010
You need not be a boxing fan to know that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a special talent.
Just look at the record, and pay attention to the right side of the ledger.
Mayweather is 40-0, and that 0 looms bigger and bigger with each fight the 33-year-old, six-time world champion takes on. But as he pr Read Full Story >>>
Save Manny Pacquiao from politics and himself
By Jonathan Thyng, Examiner.com, 25 Apr 2010
Vitali Klitschko has announced that he will enter into politics in Ukraine by forming a new political party named "OUDAR", an acronym which means "punch" to reform the country.
This is announced as Manny Pacquiao is currently running for a seat in parliament in the Philippines. Both boxers are of Read Full Story >>>
Kessler's victory over Froch enhances Ward's Super Six stature
By Colin Seymour, Examiner.com, 25 Apr 2010
Mikkel Kessler’s victory over Carl Froch by unanimous decision Saturday in Denmark intensified the impression that Oakland’s Andre Ward has already ascended to the top of the Super Six World Boxing Classic.
Kessler was the aggressor throughout and landed more punches, but it was not a whipping, e Read Full Story >>>
Raised to Hit Hard and Overcome the Blows
By Greg Bishop, The New York Times, 25 Apr 2010
LAS VEGAS — The eccentric uncle reclines on a couch, shoes off, feet up. The father, once estranged from his famous son, naps in the corner. Children scurry around, boxing gloves covering their tiny hands.
This gym is the Mayweather family living room.
At the center stands Floyd Mayweather Jr Read Full Story >>>
MOSLEY’S TRAINER COMES TO THE DEFENSE OF PACQUIAO AND ROACH
By Felix Strunk, FightHype.com, 25 Apr 2010
In the latest episode of 24/7 Mayweather/Mosley, world-class trainer Naazim Richardson, who works with Shane Mosley, Bernard Hopkins and Steven Cunningham, to name a few, recently came to the defense of Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao, who he feels has received unnecessary criticism about the success h Read Full Story >>>
Round-by-round: how Froch's belt slipped
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 25 Apr 2010
1. Good start from the champion, nornmally a slow starter, but greater use of the jab from Kessler. Froch on the back foot, but a close round. Even round. 10-10.
2. Kessler took the second round, a strong series of punches at the close of the second. Better work and jab. Kessler 10-9.
3. Kess Read Full Story >>>
ALA FIGHTERS RETURNING TO CEBU AFTER DUBAI VICTORIES
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2010
HONGKONG--After a very successful stint in Dubai, which marked the return of professional boxing in the world's playground to the rich and famous, the ALA fighters are set to return to Cebu today with big victories and great experiences safely tucked in memory chest.
The fighters are en route to Read Full Story >>>
Filipinos make good fist of it
By Ahmed Rizvi, The National, 25 Apr 2010
DUBAI // A team of Filipino fighters did national hero Manny Pacquiao proud when they took on and beat “The Rest of the World” at The Lodge on Friday night.
Milan Melindo, Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista and Larry Canillas all won handsomely inside six rounds at the boxing night organised by KO Promotio Read Full Story >>>