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Boxing schedule: Tiny men in big fight as Hekkie Budler meets Xiong Zhao Zhong
By Ray Slover , SportingNews.com, 23 Oct 2014
His nickname is "The Hexicutioner." Saturday in Monte Carlo, Hekkie Budler puts his WBA and IBO strawweight titles on the line against China's Xiong Zhao Zhong.
Good things in small passages? The division's maximum weight is 105 pounds.
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Brighter, better and bigger for Wonder Kid
By Unus Alladin, South China Morning Post, 23 Oct 2014
Hong Kong fighter's new-found fame boosts his professional entourage outside the ring, with a nutritionist, physiotherapist and acupuncturist
For the first time in his career, Hong Kong's unbeaten fighter Rex Tso Sing-yu will receive professional support outside the ring as he moves closer to a p Read Full Story >>>
Stiverne manager confirms WBC champ has signed Wilder contract
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 23 Oct 2014
WBC heavyweight champion Bermane 'B-Ware' Stiverne has put pen to paper on his portion of the deal to face undefeated number one contender Deontay 'The Bronze Bomber' Wilder in his first defence.
The stipulated bout has been delayed on more than one occasion due to an injury to the world title ho Read Full Story >>>
Ring of Solace, Part 5: Sparkling Debris
By Ted Spoon, Boxing.com, 23 Oct 2014
Many were polite but disconnected in their silence. Others shed a tear. The old geezers wore a private smile. And snuck back into the Garden…
“I guess I liked Tony so much because his life was so much like mine.”—Gino Martinelli (Wrestler)
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PINOY PRIDE 28 UNDERCARD FIGHTERS SET TO IMPRESS
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
CEBU CITY – In a card loaded with stars and belts, three boxers on the undercards who will figure in non-title contests are keen to make an impression on what is expected to be a sell-out crowd. Eight months after Read Full Story >>>
ZERAFA READY FOR GREAT PERFORMANCE IN WBO WORLD YOUTH TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
Undefeated Australian Michael “Pretty Boy” Zerafa has arrived to minus 7 degree temperatures in Moscow but is in high spirits and is expected to put on a great performance in his WBO World Youth middleweight title Read Full Story >>>
Bernard Hopkins: Sergey Kovalev is about to enter ‘Alien’ territory
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, 22 Oct 2014
When Bernard Hopkins puts his IBF and WBA light heavyweight titles on the line against WBO counterpart Sergey Kovalev at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Nov. 8, he will be doing just over two months before he turns 50 in January.
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NBA -- Knicks fall flat against the Bucks, 120-107
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
NEW YORK -- After a fast start and a strong first half, the New York Knicks fell flat in the second half and bowed to the Milwaukee Bucks, 120-107, Monday night at the Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks led 61-56 at the Read Full Story >>>
Play Dead Rubio - "Good Boy"
By Jason Petock, MaxBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
This past weekend hosted an "on the surface" boxing extravaganza for all who are fans of the fine and at times often lost art of pugilism. The players were ready to go and the stage was set. Electricity crackled in the atmosphere as the crowd clamored inside of the StubHub Center in Carson, Californ Read Full Story >>>
Golovkin: ‘It’s Very Important for My Career to Fight Cotto’
By Simon Van Besouw, Tha Boxing Voice, 22 Oct 2014
Gennady Golovkin made quick work of Marco Antonio Rubio last Saturday. In front of a record crowd at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, ‘Triple G’ stopped his Mexican opponent in the second round. After the fight Golovkin and his promotor, Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions, talked about the plans Read Full Story >>>
Why “Axe Man” Walters Is Indeed A Rare Breed
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, 22 Oct 2014
As chief support to the farcical middleweight title bout between Gennady Golovkin and Mexican fall guy Marco Antonio Rubio last Saturday night at the StubHub Center, there was a real fight.
Nicholas Walters vs. Nonito Donaire was not only a pick ‘em battle of high-end fighters, it was a direct ch Read Full Story >>>
NIETES IS IN BETTER SHAPE THAN WHEN HE KNOCKED OUT MOISES FUENTES
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
WBO light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes is in superb condition for his voluntary title defense against Mexico’s Carlos Velarde at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Cebu on November 15.
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Arum: Manny gets rematch if Algieri wins
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 22 Oct 2014
LOS ANGELES – Bob Arum has put up a safety net for Manny Pacquiao just in case something goes wrong or if he falls in Macau.
The Top Rank big boss said he made sure there’s a rematch clause in the fight contract of Pacquiao’s coming fight against the undefeated Chris Algieri on Nov. 23 at The Ven Read Full Story >>>
Timothy Bradley speaks on Diego Chaves bout and Pacquiao possibly beating Mayweather. Also with Edwin Rodriguez & Amir Mansour – OTR #223
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 22 Oct 2014
“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns this week with host Jenna J to talk about all the recent fights and fight news. In this episode I will be recapping Saturday night’s HBO double header card which featured the return of IBO/WBA middleweight champion, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin as he defeated Marco Anto Read Full Story >>>
KARIM "HARD HITTA' MAYFIELD MAKES RING RETURN NOVEMBER 8TH IN SAN FRANCISCO
PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
"BACK TO BUSINESS, WAR ON THE WHARF" LIVE BOXING AT THE LONGSHOREMAN HALL
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 21, 2014) - Boxing returns to San Francisco as OPP & MoBetta Entertainment present "Back To Business , War On The Wharf" Saturday November 8, 2014, at the Longshoreman's Hall. In the main event Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Rose's 30 not enough to topple Cavaliers
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose scored 30 points in an explosive preseason performance Monday night, but it wasn't enough to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, who escaped with a 107-98 victory at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus Read Full Story >>>