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Dela Torre-Rodriguez fight off
PhilBoxing.com, 20 Aug 2017
n a stunning development, the fight between unbeaten fighters Harmonito “Hammer” Dela Torre and Saul ‘Kid Dinamita” Rodriguez is off.
Jim Claude Manangquil, chief executive officer of Sanman Promotions, announced that Rodriqguez pulled out of the fight,
“We had our contract sig Read Full Story >>>
Mayor hits Jeff Horn, Manny Pacquiao rematch hopes where it hurts
By Charlie Peel, CourierMail.com.au, 20 Aug 2017
THE Battle of Brisbane rematch has copped a blow after the Brisbane City Council withdrew financial support for the fight.
Lord Mayor Graham Quirk’s decision to pull the funding until Manny Pacquiao officially signed up for the rematch against Jeff Horn, caught the fight’s promoters by surprise.
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Terence Crawford: Who’s next for the undisputed champ?
By Lewis Watson, RealSport, 20 Aug 2017
Terence Crawford solidified his place near the summit of world boxing on Saturday night as he destroyed Julius Indongo within three rounds to claim the WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF and Ring Magazine super-lightweight world titles. Now the undisputed king at 140lbs, Crawford and his team have signalled their i Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford vs Mikey Garcia: Who would win?
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, 20 Aug 2017
A little less than three weeks ago, after Mikey Garcia debuted at 140 pounds and defeated Adrien Broner, I wrote a post about a potential super fight (if you will) between Garcia and Terence Crawford.
One question at the time was Crawford’s next fight, coming August 20 against fellow 140-pound ti Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather and McGregor bout a farce: Lennox Lewis
By Agence France Press, New Strait Times, 20 Aug 2017
LONDON: The bout between American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and Irish Mixed Martial Arts star Conor McGregor is not so much a superfight as a farce, said Britain’s former undisputed heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis on Sunday.
Mayweather and McGregor go toe to toe next weekend in Las V Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Lennox Lewis calls fight a 'farce'
BBC Sport, 20 Aug 2017
Floyd Mayweather's fight against Conor McGregor is a farce, says former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis.
Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor, 29, will make his boxing debut when he faces undefeated American Mayweather on 26 August in Las Vegas.
"There is tremendous build-up and hyp Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Not Focused on Surpassing Marciano's Mark of 49-0
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, 20 Aug 2017
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is well aware that beating Conor McGregor on Saturday night will help him surpass Rocky Marciano’s 49-0 record.
The undefeated five-division champion also respects Marciano’s accomplishments and the legendary heavyweight champion’s place in boxing history. The 40-year-old May Read Full Story >>>
Melindo continues to dream big
Sun.Star Cebu, 20 Aug 2017
TO DOMINATE the 108-pound division and represent the Philippines in the Olympics: those are the two things that International Boxing Federation (IBF) light flyweight champion Milan Melindo wants to achieve before his career in boxing ends.
“Manny Pacquiao is known for winning world titles in eigh Read Full Story >>>
Pagara needs ‘convincing’ win over Djarbeng, says trainer
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, 20 Aug 2017
Trainer Edito Villamor said that former World Boxing Organization (WBO) international junior light welterweight champion Jason Pagara needs a convincing victory over Richmond Djarbeng to get a shot for a world title fight in the future.
“Jason (Pagara) really needs to prove himself that he is rea Read Full Story >>>
SHOWTIME® UNVEILS THE KILLERS DIGITAL FEATURE IN ADVANCE OF MAYWEATHER VS. McGREGOR
PhilBoxing.com, 20 Aug 2017
SHOWTIME Sports® unveils an exclusive video featuring prominent rock band The Killers performing their new single, The Man, in advance of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor blockbuster event on Saturday, August 26, live on Read Full Story >>>
LaManna decisions Sosa; wins WBC Silver Latino Title; Announces retirement
PhilBoxing.com, 20 Aug 2017
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ-It was a bittersweet night for welterweight contender Thomas LaManna as he won a 10-round unanimous decision over George Sosa in an entertaining bout in front of a capacity crowd at The Claridge Hotel In Read Full Story >>>
Crawford Drills Indongo
By Caryn A. Tate, Boxing.com, 20 Aug 2017
Terence Crawford defeated IBF and WBA super lightweight titleholder Julius Indongo in a truly impressive performance…
The last time there was an undisputed champion at any weight, involving all four world titles, was in 2005 when Jermain Taylor defeated Bernard Hopkins. The only time the junior w Read Full Story >>>
Indongo: When Terence Crawford Hit Me - It Hurt So Bad!
BoxingScene.com, 20 Aug 2017
Now the unified WBA, WBO, WBC, IBF junior welterweight world champion - Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 knockouts) was in his home state for the fifth time in nine fights but for the first time in Lincoln, 45 minutes from his Omaha base.
Julius Indongo (22-1, 11 knockouts) made his rise in his weight Read Full Story >>>
WANG WINS WBO GREATER CHINA MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 20 Aug 2017
JINAN, CHINA – Wang Jianjing bucked a cut on his right eyebrow to win the middleweight finals of the Major League Boxing tournament against Huang Juxiang by unanimous decision.
Both southpaws were content with p Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford KOs Julius Indongo in three rounds to become undisputed champion
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 20 Aug 2017
Boxing is in the midst of a renaissance, with a number of brilliant young fighters and outstanding veterans who have combined to make 2017 one of its best years in recent memory. Guys like heavyweight Anthony Joshua, welterweight Errol Spence Jr., super featherweight Vasyl Lomachenko and light heavy Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford Beats Julius Indongo Via Knockout in Third Round
By Nate Loop, BleacherReport.com, 20 Aug 2017
Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) made boxing history Saturday night at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, defeating Julius Indongo (22-1, 11 KOs) by third-round knockout to unify all four world titles in the junior welterweight division.
It was a vicious, overwhelming victory for the 29 Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo post-fight results and analysis
By Fraser Coffeen , Bloody Elbow, 20 Aug 2017
Terence Crawford ladies and gentlemen, Terence Crawford. That was simply an amazing performance. We knew it would be a tough, tough road for Indongo to win here, but I don’t think anyone knew just how dominant Crawford would be. He used perfeect counters in the opening two rounds, then in round 3 wh Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford KOs Julius Indongo, unifies four major titles
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 20 Aug 2017
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Terence Crawford, with one crushing left hand to the body, became the undisputed junior welterweight champion of the world on Saturday night.
Crawford, fighting just outside of his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, knocked out Julius Indongo in the third round in a history-making vict Read Full Story >>>
Terence 'Bud' Crawford knocks out Julius Indongo in unification bout, becoming undisputed junior welterweight champion
Omaha World Herald, 20 Aug 2017
LINCOLN — Terence “Bud” Crawford is undefeated — and undisputed.
With a third-round knockout of Julius “The Blue Machine” Indongo on Saturday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena, became the undisputed 140-pound champion.
Crawford, who entered the match as the unbeaten WBO/WBC champ, unified the title Read Full Story >>>
Terence Crawford makes history, improves to 32-0 with win over Julius Indongo
By Josh Planos, KETV Omaha, 20 Aug 2017
LINCOLN, Neb. —
Saturday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena was many things, but it most certainly wasn’t quiet. No, not at all.
Not when Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford -- the man single-handedly responsible for injecting boxing back into the Nebraska bloodstream after a decades-long void -- entered clad in Read Full Story >>>