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Filipino boxer Casimero seeks lost glory against flyweight champ Ruenroeng
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, 27 Jun 2015
MANILA, Philippines - Johnriel Casimero will be in enemy territory when he challenges IBF flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng on Saturday, June 27 in Bangkok, Thailand.
It’ll be Casimero's first time fighting in the Southeast Asian country, but in many ways he’s in familiar territory.
The 25- Read Full Story >>>
Timothy Bradley Jr.: 'I can still fight'
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 27 Jun 2015
CARSON, Calif. -- Timothy Bradley Jr. is in the midst of a balancing act.
The former two-division world titleholder still has goals in boxing. He wants to win a fifth world title, continue strengthening his impressive resume to ensure that he will be elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fa Read Full Story >>>
Jessie Vargas Interview: I think Bradley Needs to Worry
By Francisco Martinez, Boxing Insider, 27 Jun 2015
On June 27th at the StubHub center undefeated rising Top Rank star Jessie Vargas finds himself in the ring against stable mate Timothy Bradley Jr. a fighter who was once in the position Vargas finds himself in now. Jessie Vargas is set on making his rise to the top at the expense of Timothy Bradley Read Full Story >>>
Trash Talk Express: Bradley-Vargas Preview
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, 27 Jun 2015
Judging by the reaction, calling out Morales may have been a tactical error. I mean, who does Bradley think he is? Danny Garcia?
Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, in a fight televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, former two-division champion Timothy “Desert Read Full Story >>>
Nevada casinos collect $1B in gaming revenue during May, up 3.3 percent
By Howard Stutz, Las Vegas Review Journal, 27 Jun 2015
Gaming revenue statewide topped the $1 billion mark in May — Nevada’s first billion-dollar month since December 2013 — thanks to regular table game players and slot machine customers attracted to the Strip by a slew of special events and conventions during the month.
Statewide, casinos collected Read Full Story >>>
Dispelling The Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Myths
By Paul Magno, The Boxing Tribune, 27 Jun 2015
It’s been almost two months since the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao mega-fight and the boxing landscape is unchanged. Nothing was really settled by the most lucrative prizefight of all-time. The only real accomplishments from the highly-anticipated clash were the padding of a handful of bank accou Read Full Story >>>
Timothy Bradley: “If Manny Pacquiao was hurt going into the Mayweather fight, that’s his fault. He could have postponed it!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 27 Jun 2015
Former light welterweight and welterweight world champion, Timothy ‘Desert Storm’ Bradley has been one of the elite fighters in the 147lb division, having fought and beat the likes of Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez in a career that has seen him amass a record of 31-1-1. Bradley now gets read Read Full Story >>>
Froch has final say on GGG fight - Loeffler
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 27 Jun 2015
Gennady Golokvin's promoter Tom Loeffler has informed WBN that a fight against Carl Froch can happen soon and all the ex-world champion has to do is say the word.
Loeffler is on the lookout for a huge fight to boost the Kazakh's profile even further and super middleweight Froch is one of those on Read Full Story >>>
What’s Next for SOG?
By Matt Knowles, 3MoreRounds.com, 27 Jun 2015
When Andre Ward entered the ring in Oakland this past Saturday night, expectations were relatively low in regards to the overall event. After all, the super middleweight champ had been inactive for quite a while, with only one match in the previous 30+ months. Combine that layoff with an opponent wh Read Full Story >>>
CASIMERO EXPECTED TO START AGGRESSIVELY IN TITLE FIGHT VS IBF FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION RUENROENG
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2015
Former IBF light flyweight champion and mandatory challenger Johnreil Casimero is expected to start aggressively when he battles undefeated flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng at the Hua Mark Stadium in Bangkok, Thail Read Full Story >>>
California Busts Al Haymon for Sabotaging Rivals’ Shows, Commissioner Says
By Ivan G. Goldman, Boxing Insider, 26 Jun 2015
The California commission caught boxing godfather Al Haymon blocking preferred Los Angeles venues in an effort to sabotage the shows of his competition, says commissioner and ex-cop John Frierson.
“He was holding up the dates at the Forum and at Staples Center,” said Frierson in a startling revel Read Full Story >>>
Stakes are high as Timothy Bradley returns to the ring
By Andrew L. John, The Desert Sun, 26 Jun 2015
Timothy Bradley left the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas immediately following his Dec. 13 draw with Diego Chaves, his bright red left cheek swollen to the size of a softball. The Cathedral City native sought medical attention for what he believed was a fractured cheekbone.
But in the aftermath of one Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: Timothy Bradley motivated by loss
By Keith Idec, NorthJersey.com, 26 Jun 2015
The boxer who was awarded one of the most infamous decisions in the sport’s history three years ago against Manny Pacquiao has used the bad decision that went against him in his last fight as motivation.
Six months after settling for a dubious draw with Argentina’s Diego Chaves, Timothy Bradley w Read Full Story >>>
Magsayo ready for war in Pinoy Pride 31
By Lemuel P. Maglinte , The Freeman, 26 Jun 2015
CEBU, Philippines - Unbeaten featherweight prospect Mark 'Magnifico' Magsayo (10-0, 8KOs) wants to win via knockout to capture his first ever regional championship against the more experienced Mexican Rafael ‘Guerrito’ Reyes (16-4, 12KOs) in 'Pinoy Pride 30:Clash of the World Champions' fight card o Read Full Story >>>
Brandon Rios yet to sign contract for Kell Brook clash
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 26 Jun 2015
As former world lightweight champion Brandon Rios exclusively told WBN back in April, the American is ready to accept a fight with IBF welterweight title holder Kell Brook in the UK.
The 29 year-old was named by Brook and Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn as a target for the 147lb champion back in March Read Full Story >>>
Povetkin: Last Man Standing
By Ted Sares, Boxing.com, 26 Jun 2015
In the non-Klitschko sweepstakes, Povetkin has become the last man standing. Now it’s time to become KING OF THE MOUNTAIN…
“He’s on some kind of steroids. But you know, that’s just my opinion. It’s not going to affect me when it’s time to fight and I’m looking forward (to fighting Povetkin). That Read Full Story >>>
KELL BROOK TO FACE BRANDON ‘BAM BAM’ RIOS IN LONDON
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2015
With chances of a hoped-for dream fight with undefeated pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr looking unlikely, Kell Brook looks set to defend his IBF welterweight title against Brandon Rios in London this autumn.
Sky S Read Full Story >>>
WOLVES GET TOWNS AS NBA NO. 1 PICK; LAKERS PICK RUSSELL AT NO. 2
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2015
BROOKLYN -- With the No.1 pick in the 2015 NBA draft the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Karl Anthony-Towns on Thursday night at the Barclays Center.
The 6-foot-11, 248-pound Anthony-Towns will join a Wolves team that fini Read Full Story >>>
Johnriel Casimero resumes underdog role in challenge to Amnat Ruenroeng
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, 26 Jun 2015
MANILA, Philippines – Johnriel Casimero will be fighting for the first time in Thailand this weekend, but in many ways he’s in familiar territory.
The 25-year-old Casimero is used to fighting in enemy territory, and his challenge of IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng this Saturday at the Read Full Story >>>
Timothy Bradley makes significant changes after questionable draw
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 26 Jun 2015
Timothy Bradley remains an elite physical specimen and, at 31, is in his boxing prime. Still, Bradley made substantial changes to his training techniques while preparing for his HBO-televised fight against Jessie Vargas on Saturday for the vacant WBO welterweight title at the StubHub Center in Carso Read Full Story >>>