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Super-fight on the ropes as Mayweather pokes fun at Pacquiao
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 27 Sep 2014
The chances of a future mega-money clash between Floyd Mayweather and his career-nemesis Manny Pacquiao look to slim as the pound for pound king heads into the final two bouts of his career.
With fans clinging on to the slimmest hope that Mayweather will agree to fight the Filipino in May or Sept Read Full Story >>>
Canelo’s Power Move and Its Impact to the Premium Network War
By Ryan O’Hara, Tha Boxing Voice, 27 Sep 2014
Saul “Canelo Alvarez is returning to HBO, Golden Boy Promotions announced this past Tuesday.
Alvarez will return to the ring in December to possibly face former IBF Welterweight champion Joshua Clottey on HBO, which could spell trouble for Showtime, as this means that Showtime is losing its bigge Read Full Story >>>
Roy Jones Jr earns Ist Round knockout (Video)
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, 27 Sep 2014
The Roy Jones Jr vs Atiyo results are in...
Fight legend and future Boxing Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr. recorded his first opening round stoppage in 17 years (August 1997 vs Montell Griffin) earlier this evening in Krasnodar, Russia.
Looking to send a message he's not finished as a relevant fight Read Full Story >>>
Ray Leonard: ‘If I Was Mayweather I Would Have Fought Pacquiao By Now’
By James Lopez, Tha Boxing Voice, 27 Sep 2014
Sugar Ray Leonard in a recent interview shared his thoughts on a possible clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao as their careers are coming to an end. Leonard stated, “If Mayweather fought Pacquiao that would be the best encore to his career. Do we still want to see it? No question a Read Full Story >>>
Five Brawls for Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, 27 Sep 2014
Brandon Rios is “must see” TV—when matched properly. When facing a quick boxer who can show angles and defensive prowess, Rios has been a bust. However, when going up against straight, come-forward battlers, his fights are a pure joy to witness.
With that in mind, here are five brutally beautifu Read Full Story >>>
The Closers: Final Installment of Four-Part Series
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, 27 Sep 2014
This series would not be complete without mentioning some notable non-closers. And no, this is not going to be devoted solely to Floyd Mayweather Jr, though he is a prime non-closer given that his last non-controversial stoppage was when he bounced Rick Hatton’s head off the ring post back at the MG Read Full Story >>>
CHARLY SUAREZ WINS EPIC BATTLE AGAINST INDIAN OLYMPIAN AKHIL KUMAR TO ENTER THE ASIAN GAMES QUARTER FINALS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
The Philippines multi=titled lightweight Charly Suarez won an epic battle against Indian Olympic Games quarter finalist and Commonwealth Games gold medalist Akhil Kumar to enter the quarter finals at the Asian Gam Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather, Showtime, and the Nevada State Athletic Commission
By Thomas Hauser, The Sweet Science, 26 Sep 2014
Les Moonves has a domestic violence problem. As president and CEO of CBS Corporation, he oversees a vast media empire that includes, among other properties, CBS and Showtime.
CBS is one of the networks that televises National Football League games. The burgeoning NFL domestic violence scandal isn Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER RIPS MANNY PACQUIAO: "MISS PAC MAN IS BROKE AND DESPERATE...YOUR PAY-PER-VIEW NUMBERS ARE A JOKE"
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 26 Sep 2014
It appears that undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather isn't pleased about recent comments made by 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao. Two days ago, Pacquiao, or should we say a publicist acting on behalf of Pacquiao, took to Twitter and posted the following message: "@FloydMayweathe Read Full Story >>>
Brandon Rios reveals key reason for Algieri having the edge over Pacquiao
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, 26 Sep 2014
The upcoming welterweight title showdown between reigning WBO champion Manny Pacquiao and recently crowned WBO junior welterweight titlist Chris Algieri certainly has drawn a wide range of opinions from people within the sport.
Some feel that Algieri’s awkward, rangy style is enough to throw Pacq Read Full Story >>>
Chris Algieri The Derek Jeter of Boxing? Ron Katz Thinks So!
By Lucas Ketelle, Tha Boxing Voice, 26 Sep 2014
“I give Chris [Algieri] terrific chances on winning and I think he wins” stated Star Boxing match maker Ron Katz in an exclusive interview with ThaBoxingVoice. This is not the first time someone from the Algieri camp expressed excitement around Algieri’s chance as Tim Lane at the San Francisco media Read Full Story >>>
Mosley encourages son following first loss: Being a world champion is in his blood
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 26 Sep 2014
After recently informing WBN that he is no longer seeking out his next fight, 'Sugar' Shane Mosley will be moving more towards the managing and training side of the sport for the foreseeable future
The 43 year-old Californian has been keeping himself busy since November whilst not actively fighti Read Full Story >>>
FERNANDEZ HAMMERS RAI TO ENTER ASIAN GAMES BANTAMWEIGHT QUARTER FINALS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
Filipino bantamweight Mario Fernandez hammered Nepal's tough Puran Rai to score a unanimous, three round shutout decision to enter the quarter finals of the Incheon Asian Games boxing competition yesterday.
The 21 year old Read Full Story >>>
Concepcion gets new chance for redemption
By Dennis U. Eroa, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
THE ''Real Deal'' may yet become real.
In a last-ditch move to regain the luster of his checquered past, Bernabe ''Real Deal'' Concepcion is expected to become the newest addition to the growing stable of boxers under well-resp Read Full Story >>>
Melindo sheds weight to get IBF title break
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 26 Sep 2014
MILAN Melindo could earn another world title shot sooner than later in his return to the 108-pound division.
Following a failed world title bid at flyweight, Melindo dropped to the light flyweight division and could be fighting for an International Boxing Federation (IBF) light flyweight title el Read Full Story >>>
"Path to Glory" Weights from Ontario, CA
PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
ORANGE, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2014) - Lightweight champion Jose Roman (17-1-1, 12 KOs) of Garden Grove, Calif. defends his WBC CABOFE Lightweight Title against veteran Hector Velazquez (56-22-3, 38 KOs) of Tijuana, Mex. in Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- D-Rose donates a cool $1 million to charity
By Barry Aragon, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
CHICAGO - Since joining the NBA as the top overall pick in the 2008 draft, Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose has since issued 1,954 assists in his young but decorated career.
On Wednesday, the 6-foot-3, 190-poun Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather posts a picture with thousands of dollars' worth of cash after admitting he wants to promote money lifestyle
Daily Mail (UK), 26 Sep 2014
Floyd Mayweather told regulators on Wednesday that the 'reality' TV show promoting Marcos Maidana fight was almost completely made up.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the boxer had lost touch with reality days later too.
The 37-year-old posted an instagram picture of himself lying in bed, Read Full Story >>>
Matchmaker’s Corner: Danny Garcia Vs. Adrien Broner
By Eric ‘Sugar Foot’ Duran, The Boxing Tribune, 26 Sep 2014
On this version of Match Makers corner, we’ll discuss a potential match-up between Danny Garcia and Adrien Broner
Danny Garcia, 29-0 17 KO’s. Garcia is the current WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion of the world. He recently stopped Rod Salka in 2 rounds
Garcia holds victories over Erik Read Full Story >>>
REY "HAMMER" LORETO FINALLY FINDS A HOME
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
It will be a homecoming of sort when IBO World Junior Flyweight champion Rey "The Hammer" Loreto takes on a veteran Indonesian fighter in the Almendras Gymnasium in Davao City on Oct. 11.
It was in the Almendras Gym Read Full Story >>>