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Pacquiao vs Horn odds: Does change in venue hurt Aussie's chances?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, 13 Feb 2017
So much for Jeff Horn fighting Manny Pacquiao in the former's native Brisbane, Australia in front of adoring fans.
According to Pacquiao's adviser, Michael Koncz, Pacquiao vs Horm will “100 percent be in the United Arab Emirates", either in Abu Dhabi or Dubai.
Initially, it appeared the Queens Read Full Story >>>
Tony Bellew: “I plan on smashing David Haye and then looking at either unifying my division or maybe giving him a rematch!”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, 13 Feb 2017
eigning WBC cruiserweight champion, Tony Bellew, is set to make a move up to heavyweight to face former WBA heavyweight champion Tony Bellew. Bellew has a record of 28-2-1 and has established himself as the biggest name at the 200lb limit. The fight with David Haye will not have any title on the lin Read Full Story >>>
Juan Manuel Marquez Spoke To Arum About Miguel Cotto Clash
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, 13 Feb 2017
As previously reported, Juan Manuel Marquez is back in the hunt for a showdown with fellow former four division world champion Miguel Cotto
The Puerto Rican superstar was scheduled to fight on February 25th in Texas. The entire HBO Pay-Per-View card was canceled after Cotto's opponent, James Kirk Read Full Story >>>
Confusion reigns over Pacquiao-Horn fight venue
By Ashley Hammond, GulfNews.com, 12 Feb 2017
Dubai: Manny Pacquiao revealed on Sunday that his April fight against Jeff Horn will be in the UAE, but Horn’s promoters are adamant it will still be in Australia as initially planned.
Pacquiao, 38, posted: “See you in UAE for my next fight,” across all his social media accounts on Sunday morning Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao taking act to Abu Dhabi - not Brisbane - for title defense against Jeff Horn
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, 12 Feb 2017
MANNY Pacquiao is not about to go to the lion’s den and defend his world welterweight title.
The 38-year-old Filipino great is headed to Abu Dhabi - and not down under in Australia - for his first defense of the WBO version of the 147-lbs belt on April 23 against unheralded challenger Jeff Horn.
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Pacquiao’s April fight in UAE
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, 12 Feb 2017
Manny Pacquiao’s next fight against Australian Jeff Horn on April 23 will be held at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and not Down Under.
This was confirmed by the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title holder in his post at his official Twitter account.
“See you in UAE fo Read Full Story >>>
‘See you in UAE for my next fight’: Manny Pacquiao tweet suggests title bout against Jeff Horn will take place in Emirates
By John McAuley, The National, 12 Feb 2017
Manny Pacquiao looks set to finally fight in the UAE after a member of his camp confirmed his upcoming bout with Jeff Horn will "100 per cent" be held in the Emirates.
The Filipino, an eight-division world champion, was expected to take on the Australian in Brisbane on April 23, but it appears th Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao says next fight in UAE; Horn promoter says Australia
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, 12 Feb 2017
MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao announced on his Twitter account that his next fight will take place in the United Arab Emirates. No exact venue was listed for the April 23 fight, though the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi were listed as possibilities by Pacquiao's adviser Michael Koncz in a conv Read Full Story >>>
Gennady “GGG” Golovkin: BADASS
By John Gatling, NYFights.com, 12 Feb 2017
If we somehow had to elect an actual King of Boxing, I’d vote Gennady Golovkin every time.
A man we all feel we know somehow, a smile that could charm angry ants, and the first person you want beside you in a bar fight.
Reflecting back on a 3:00 exchange with the ultimate middleweight enforcer Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to fight Horn in the UAE?
By N.D. Prashant, GulfNews.com, 12 Feb 2017
Michael Koncz, adviser to Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, sensationally announced yesterday that the eight-division world champion’s next fight will “100 per cent” be held in the UAE against 28-year-old Australian Jeff Horn.
Speaking about the fight which was expected to be held in Brisbane, Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao shouldn't - and won't - face Lomachenko at 135lbs
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, 12 Feb 2017
WBO super featherweight belt-holder Vasyl Lomachenko (7-1, 5 KOs), perhaps one of the top 10 pound for pound fighters today, has expressed an interest in facing fight legend Manny Pacquiao, a welterweight
Given both fighters are promoted by Top Rank's Bob Arum, Pacquiao vs Lomachenko would have f Read Full Story >>>
ALA’S RAUL "VULCAN" YU READY TO EXPLODE AGAINST BORNEA
PhilBoxing.com, 12 Feb 2017
Raul Yu (L).
ALA Promotions Raul "Vulcan" Yu has a weapon against the undefeated Jade Bornea of Sanman-Amoy Stable for their IBF Youth super flyweight championship on February 26 at 5 p.m. at the Lagao Gym in General Santos City.
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DiBella: Pay-Per-View is Dying; Wilder-Joshua Not a PPV Fight
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, 12 Feb 2017
NEW YORK – If Lou DiBella’s vision for a full unification fight in the heavyweight division comes to fruition, Deontay Wilder would fight Anthony Joshua in a battle of unbeatens sometime in 2018.
If Alabama’s Wilder and England’s Joshua can continue winning, eventually own all four heavyweight ti Read Full Story >>>
UFC boss adamant: Mayweather bout 'will never happen', four fights left on McGregor contract
World Boxing News, 12 Feb 2017
Dana White has dismissed suggestions Conor McGregor could agree a cross-codes clash in the near future due to his contractual obligations to the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Both McGregor and Mayweather stated publicly last month that the fight will go ahead in the next year, although White, w Read Full Story >>>
UAE to host Manny Pacquiao fight in April
The Filipino Times, 11 Feb 2017
Michael Konz (far left) making the announcement at a press conference’ with him are officials of Al Afaq Tourism.
The next Manny’s Pacquiao fight will be held in the UAE which will also showcase a world title fight and three UAE fighters, said Michael Konz, Pacquiao adviser.
“We did execute an Read Full Story >>>
Why Atlas Leaving Golovkin Off His P4P List is Deeply Flawed
By Andreas Hale, BoxingScene.com, 11 Feb 2017
Teddy Atlas will always be known as a respected voice in the sport of boxing. However, his recent ESPN column explaining why he left Gennady Golovkin off of his personal pound for pound list is a bit of a head-scratcher. Granted, these lists are wholly subjective and can be entirely nonsensical but Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin vs. Billy Joe Saunders in Play For 2017?
By Steve Kim, BoxingScene.com, 11 Feb 2017
Recently Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs), the current WBO middleweight belt-holder, was given an exception to bypass his mandatory challenger, Avantil Khurtsidze, who took a step-aside fee. According to Saunders, he is now free to pursue a much bigger fight.
Could that be a showdown with unifie Read Full Story >>>
Weights from Fort Washington, Maryland
PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2017
Fort Washington, MD (February 10, 2017)- Weights for Saturday night's card at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland.
Mykal Fox 141.4 - Tre'Sean Wiggins 142.4
Luther Smith 198.8 - Darnell Pierce 193.8
Marcus Ba Read Full Story >>>
Silver medalist Shakur Stevenson signs with Top Rank, hires Andre Ward as co-manager
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 11 Feb 2017
Shakur Stevenson, a silver medalist for the U.S. boxing team in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, pulled a surprise on Thursday and signed a promotional deal with Top Rank.
Stevenson also announced that light heavyweight champion Andre Ward, a 2004 Olympic gold medalist, will serve as his co-manager a Read Full Story >>>
Legendary sports writer’s book recalls heavyweight golden era
By Gilbert Manzano, Las Vegas Review Journal, 11 Feb 2017
Henderson resident Jerry Izenberg covered his 51st Super Bowl and released his latest book in the past week. Not bad for the 86-year-old sports journalist.
Izenberg goes through his stack of notebooks from covering hundreds of heavyweight bouts for his book called “Once There Were Giants: The Gol Read Full Story >>>