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HEART SURGERY SUCCESSFUL FOR KELLY FISHER
By Ted Lerner, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jul 2014
The WPA World number 2 is out of intensive care and recovering after undergoing heart surgery.
The World Pool-Billiard Association is pleased to announce that multiple world champion and current WPA World number 2 ranked player Read Full Story >>>
Best southpaws in boxing history
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, 27 Jul 2014
ALL the talk about style issues that Manny Pacquiao will have to deal with when he faces Chris Algieri in Macau this November brought to mind a question that I have been often asked but never really had the chance to dissect and analyze: Who is the greatest southpaw in boxing history?
Immediately, Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan: If Floyd Mayweather fight doesn't happen next year I want to take on Manny Pacquiao
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 27 Jul 2014
Amir Khan has revealed he will return to the ring again in December with Robert Guerrero and Devon Alexander under consideration as opponents, as the British boxer builds on a thrilling victory over Luis Collazo in his first contest at welterweight.
Khan also said that a potential match-up with Read Full Story >>>
Garcia manhandles Prescott over 10 rounds
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, 27 Jul 2014
Fan friendly welterweight Roberto Garcia hasn’t lost a bout in four years.
On Friday night at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Ill., Garcia rolled to his eighth straight victory by outlasting former Amir Khan conqueror Breidis Prescott in the co-main event on ESPN’S Friday Night Fights.
Prescott Read Full Story >>>
Fury-Ustinov Down for the Count
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, 27 Jul 2014
Saturday’s fight between Tyson Fury and Alexander Ustinov is down for the count. Fury’s uncle and former trainer, Hughie, was hospitalized earlier today in serious condition.
Peter Fury, another uncle and Tyson’s current trainer, thought it best that his nephew pull out of the fight.
A sta Read Full Story >>>
Julian Rodriguez: Pacquiao’s teenage spar mate fights at MSG in Golovkin – Geale card
By Rich Mazon , PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jul 2014
New York – The main sparring partner of Manny Pacquiao in his last camp against Timothy Bradley Jr. will be fighting his first fight at the world famous Madison Square Garden which is called “The Mecca Read Full Story >>>
"BHUPATHI SERVES AN ACE"
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jul 2014
One of the biggest sporting events coming to the Philippines this November and which deserves all-out public support is the International Premier Tennis League, a brainchild of one of India’s finest doubles players in Read Full Story >>>
Results from China: Mananquil Draws with Xiang; Cojanu Captures WBO Asia Pacific Title
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jul 2014
Undefeated Filipino southpaw Ben Mananquil (10-0-2, 2 KO's) of Zamboanga del Norte and tough Chinese fighter Xiang Jing (7-3-2, 1 KO) battled to a exciting draw last night in Changsha, China; leaving the WBO Asia Pacific F Read Full Story >>>
NOVOA TO DEFEND WBC TITLE AGAINST UNDEFEATED MENAYOTHIN
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jul 2014
World Boxing Council straw-weight champion Osvaldo “El Galito” Novoa will defend his title for the second time against undefeated Thai challenger Wanheng Menayothin in Thailand in the last week of September.
The 32 year old Novoa who has a record of 14-4-1 with 9 knockouts successfully defended Read Full Story >>>
There are very few boxers today who are considered “must-see” attractions. Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto are the top draws in the sport today, but you can soon add
PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jul 2014
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VERONA, N.Y. (July 26, 2014) – Antoine Douglas and Michel Soro fought to a majority draw (96-94 Soro, 95-95 twice) in a bout that was a tale of two halves in the main event of Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation, live o Read Full Story >>>
Golovkin, Geale finally collide
By Moses Vered , 3MoreRounds.com, 26 Jul 2014
There are very few boxers today who are considered “must-see” attractions. Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto are the top draws in the sport today, but you can soon add Gennady Golovkin, aka “GGG” to this select group. This Saturday night, Madison Square Garden hosts b Read Full Story >>>
Inside Boxing: The slugger vs. boxer debate continues
By Bob Hanna, SouthCoastToday.com, 26 Jul 2014
Score one for the slugger.
You'll recall we featured junior welterweight champ Chris Algieri a few weeks ago to illustrate the boxer-slugger debate, which in that case was won by the boxer, Algieri, over the slugger, Ruslan Provodnikov.
Well, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez evened the score for the slug Read Full Story >>>
Boxing notes: Tyson Fury-Alexander Ustinov bout is the feature fight in this week's Idec Index
NorthJersey.com, 26 Jul 2014
Here is boxing writer Keith Idec’s inside look at the sport:
FEATURED FIGHT: Tyson Fury vs. Alexander Ustinov. The 6-foot-9, 257-pound Fury (22-0, 16 KOs) was scheduled to fight Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KOs) today in Manchester, England. Chisora suffered a hand injury and withdrew Monday from the Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin is the best boxer you (probably) don’t know
By George Willis, New York Post, 26 Jul 2014
Miguel Cotto’s stoppage of Sergio Martinez last month at the Garden solidified Gennady Golovkin as the best middleweight on the planet, a standing he plans to validate Saturday when he takes on Daniel “The Real Deale” Geale at Madison Square Garden.
HBO will televise the bout along with a co-feat Read Full Story >>>
Undefeated Golovkin meets Geale in middleweight title clash at MSG
By Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated, 26 Jul 2014
NEW YORK – Daniel Geale is 33, a two-time champion and one of the slickest boxers in the middleweight division. He’s a former Olympian who as a pro went into Germany twice to win world titles, a feat about as challenging as, say, winning the Daytona 500 driving a beat up Buick. He’s intelligent, acc Read Full Story >>>
Pinoy Pride 27 moved to Sept. 5
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 26 Jul 2014
THE first international Pinoy Pride has been pushed to a later date.
Instead of Aug. 29, Pinoy Pride 27– Duel in Dubai will now be on Sept. 5 still at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
ALA Promotions president Michael Aldeguer said the event was postponed to give way to Read Full Story >>>
ALA-Cobra boxfest goes to Tagbilaran tonight
By Lemuel P. Maglinte , The Freeman, 26 Jul 2014
CEBU, Philippines - ALA Boxing Gym mainstay Juren "Turbo" Labordo (12-1, 8KOs) will headline another edition of ALA-Cobra Energy Drink ‘Tunay na Lakas Boxing’ fightcard against Fernando ‘Batang Bato’ Ocon (12-7, 4KOs) tonight at the Island City Mall in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.
In the supporting ma Read Full Story >>>
‘GGG’ on Verge of Crossover Stardom
By Joseph Santoliquito, Sherdog.com, 26 Jul 2014
Despite the huge, glittering billboard behind Gennady Golovkin -- it bears his face and scrolls his name across in blinking neon letters -- some walk by him with a few curious head turns on a crowded Times Square weekday. It does not matter much to “GGG.” He still wears that same smile, the same imp Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach Contemplating Training Camp With Pacquiao AND Cotto
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, 26 Jul 2014
Freddie Roach has a novel idea that sound cuckoo, but is just so crazy, it just might work. Coach Roach told TSS on Friday that he’s toying with the idea of setting up a training camp which will house his alpha dog pugilists Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto. They’d train at different times, of course Read Full Story >>>
Algieri to work on endurance, strength, speed
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, 26 Jul 2014
Strength, endurance and speed.
These are the things Chris Algieri will work on as he gets ready to train for the biggest fight of his life: a Nov. 23 showdown with Manny Pacquiao in Macau.
Algieri’s longtime trainer Tim Lane said yesterday in an overseas call that the 30-year-old New York nati Read Full Story >>>