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Big names in billiards playing in tournament organized by Pacquiao
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 16 Aug 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines—International billiards artists such as Mika Immonen of Finland, Thorsten Hohmann of Germany, Earl Strickland of the United States and Ralf Soquet of Germany, are coming to town in September, Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao said.
Pacquiao told the Inquire Read Full Story >>>
Diaz Gives Shawn Porter The Edge Over Keith Thurman
By Rick Reeno, BoxingScene.com, 16 Aug 2014
Former champion Julio Diaz is the fighter only to share the ring with both Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15KOs) and Keith Thurman (23-0-1, 21KOs).
Later tonight, Porter will have a tough nut to crack when he defends his IBF title against mandatory challenger Kell Brook (32-0, 22KOs), as the main event o Read Full Story >>>
Brook primed to leapfrog Khan in quest for Mayweather or Pacquiao
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 16 Aug 2014
British welterweight contender Kell Brook looks in the shape of his life as the Sheffield fighter aims to take the IBF title from Shawn Porter in Carson, California and move towards a potential mega-money bout.
Victory for the unbeaten 28 year-old on Saturday night at the StubHub Center could bri Read Full Story >>>
Josesito Lopez To Return On September 11th, Will Not Fight Amir Khan
By Julio Garcia, Tha Boxing Voice, 16 Aug 2014
Josesito Lopez (32-6, 19 KO’s) is taking very little time off in between fights and has the date for his next bout locked and loaded. On September 11th the “Riverside Rocky” will fight for the second time this year and will be looking for victory number three after suffering back to back losses to S Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao named Safe Steps ambassador
Manila Standard Today, 16 Aug 2014
The Safe Steps program continues to pave the way for more communities to be prepared on in the event of a natural disaster.
Prudence Foundation, the regional charitable arm of Prudential Corp. Asia and Pru Life UK in the Philippines, teamed up with National Geographic Channel, part of the FOX Int Read Full Story >>>
Mommy Dionisia’s lover: It’s not her money; my intentions are pure
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 16 Aug 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines—Michael Yamson, Dionisia Pacquiao’s 38-year-old boyfriend, went public on a local TV station here Friday and declared he truly loved Manny Pacquiao’s mother, 27 years his senior, and was not after her money.
When Mommy D announced her “blooming” relationship with Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO DEFENSE LACKS SPECIFICS
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
THE sales chart and the odds for the WBO welterweight championship slated in Macau next November remain at a sorry stand still.
A second check with the bookmakers this week showed American Chris Algieri, challenger to Read Full Story >>>
GILAS PILIPINAS GIVES FRANCE A SCARE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
Gilas Pilipinas, the Philippine national basketball team gave the world’s fifth-ranked team and European champions France a scare in the opening game of a four-nation pocket tournament in Antibes, France early Saturday mor Read Full Story >>>
ESPN "FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS": SHAFIKOV ENDS NUGAEV WINNING STREAK; JOSE PEDRAZA STOPS MARTINEZ IN SIX
PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
SANTA YNEZ, CA (August 15, 2014) - Gary Shaw Productions presented another great edition of ESPN "Friday Night Fights" at the Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif.
In the main-event, Lightweight contender Rustam Nugaev's (27-7-1, 17 KOs) five fight knockout streak was halted by a very dete Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Paul George eyes "full recovery"
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
CHICAGO -- Speaking publicly for the first time since suffering a serious compound fracture in his right leg during the Team USA scrimmage in Las Vegas last August 1, Indiana Pacers star Paul George told reporters he Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Ebola scare cancels Team USA trip to Senegal
By Johann Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
MIAMI -- With the Ebola virus ravaging throughout West Africa, the US men's national basketball team, which is made up of NBA stars, has canceled its planned trip to Senegal.
"I speak for all at USA Basketball when I say we' Read Full Story >>>
Porter, Brook in battle-of-unbeatens for IBF title
By Damian Calhoun, OCRegister.com, 16 Aug 2014
CARSON – Just like everybody else in the welterweight division, Cleveland’s Shawn Porter is after the big catch in Floyd Mayweather.
“You know this is boxing,” Porter said. “We don't look ahead of ourselves, but at the same time, yes, Mayweather, we all know he’s on the clock and we’re all right Read Full Story >>>
Kell Brook To Shawn Porter: I Will Do Anything To Win!
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, 16 Aug 2014
The talking is over and the fight is less than 24 hours away. Undefeated mandatory challenger Kell Brook (32-0, 22KOs) is ready for his big moment when he takes on IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1, 15KOs) at the Stubhub Center in Carson, California.
"I'm really excited now," he said Read Full Story >>>
REVIVAL OF BOXING: WHAT MEDIA CAN DO (Part V)
By Reni M. Valenzuela, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
While you stumble and fall, what makes others stand?
Boxing is at a critical crossroad, yet again. But would you stay ill rather than get healed? What’s healthy about buying “shows” that worsen the sport’s condition if Read Full Story >>>
DUEL IN DUBAI COMPLETE CAST BARED
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
Foreign and Dubai-based boxers will spice up the three undercard matches on PINOY PRIDE’S international debut this September 5.
Larry Abarra, a Filipino who fights out of the Round 10 Boxing Club of Dubai, will face Chatpayak N Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Mayweather: “I think that Chris Algieri is a great fight for Pacquiao, it will put him back on top and back in the winning column.”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, 16 Aug 2014
I recently had a chance to speak ‘Jazzy’ Jeff Mayweather to get his views on some of the hot topics in the sport. Jeff is a renowned trainer who has taken multiple fighters to world championship bouts, Mayweather is also a former IBO champion who held a record of 32-10 during his nine year career. T Read Full Story >>>
The Square Jungle – August 15, 2014
By Carlos Acevedo, Undisputed Champion Network, 16 Aug 2014
Competition seems like an afterthought to Showtime this year. Twenty-nine fights have taken place on “Showtime Championship Boxing” and Showtime Pay-Per-View in 2014 and the favorite has won 28 times, a remarkable statistic that would certainly raise eyebrows in almost any other sport. The outlier Read Full Story >>>
Fool Me Once…
Boxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
No one could say that McMurray didn’t try to follow Ali’s game plan. This makes it even more striking how effectively Liston was able to follow his…
Sonny Liston vs. Bill McMurray
March 16, 1968
16mm Sound Transfer
If you were a capable heavyweight boxer in the mid-1960s, who h Read Full Story >>>
Sylvester Stallone on the best way to watch boxing
By Stephanie Smith, New York Post, 16 Aug 2014
Sylvester Stallone talked boxing with partygoers at the DuJour party at Provocateur in the Meatpacking District Thursday.
Asked where he’d watch the upcoming Manny Pacquiao/Chris Algieri fight, the “Expendables” actor was overheard explaining the best place to watch a match was “at home in your Read Full Story >>>
WEIGHTS FROM CARSON, CA: PORTER - 146.5 LBS., BROOK - 146.75 LBS.
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
Carson, CA: Leading up to their big fight tomorrow at the StubHub Center converted tennis court in this city, both main event fighters, Shawn Porter and Kell Brook made weight at the official weigh-in this afternoon he Read Full Story >>>