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Manny Pacquiao vs Kell Brook takes step closer as promoter Eddie Hearn reveals talks over UK fight ongoing
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 12 Jan 2017
Promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed talks are ongoing for a Kell Brook-Manny Pacquiao fight later this year in the UK, but an all-British showdown for IBF welterweight champion Brook against Amir Khan remains the top priority.
Filipino Senator Pacquiao is already set to face Australia's Jeff Horn Read Full Story >>>
Queensland to get first shot at hosting historic Pacquiao fight
By Brent Read, The Australian, 12 Jan 2017
Tentative bookings have been made in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide but the Queensland government will be given first shot at hosting the biggest fight in Australian history after Brisbane schoolteacher Jeff Horn secured his dream date with welterweight legend Manny Pacquiao for the world WBO title. Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Fenech Outlines Strategy For Horn To Shock Manny Pacquiao
By Edward Chaykovsky, BoxingScene.com, 12 Jan 2017
One of the most popular fighters in Australian boxing history, former world champion and Hall of Famer Jeff Fenech, believes his countryman Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) has a real shot at defeating WBO welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao on April 22.
On Wednesday, a press conference took place in Aus Read Full Story >>>
Brisbane could lose Manny Pacquiao - Jeff Horn super fight
By Kieran Francis, SportingNews.com, 12 Jan 2017
Australia could have its biggest fight in boxing history taken away with Middle East and US interests keen to snare the bout between Manny Pacquiao and Brisbane schoolteacher Jeff Horn.
While Brisbane's Suncorp Arena is the preferred venue, Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum confirmed there was other b Read Full Story >>>
Kell Brook lined up for Manny Pacquiao superfight but Amir Khan remains the priority, confirms Eddie Hearn
By Jack Rathborn, mirror.co.uk, 12 Jan 2017
Talks have begun for Kell Brook to meet Manny Pacquaio in a superfight, though Amir Khan remains the Brit's first choice, promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed.
The IBF World welterweight champion was stopped by Gennady Golovkin in a middleweight tussle last year and is now fit to fight again.
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Erislandy Lara resumes chase for 'American Dream' Friday vs. Yuri Foreman
By Bob Velin, USA Today, 12 Jan 2017
His nickname is “The American Dream,” but life hasn’t always been a dream for Erislandy Lara, before or after his two harrowing defections from Cuba – a failed attempt in 2007 and a successful one a year later – which landed him first in Europe, then in the United States to pursue his professional b Read Full Story >>>
Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez, Gennady Golovkin to appear on same card
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 12 Jan 2017
The top two boxers in the world pound-for-pound -- Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez and Gennady Golovkin -- will once again fight on the same card.
Gonzalez, the pound-for-pound king, will defend his junior bantamweight world title for the first time when he takes on former titleholder and mandatory Read Full Story >>>
Moloney twins train in Cebu
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 12 Jan 2017
FACING Filipino fighters in their next assignment, the Moloney twins ironically turn to the Philippines for quality sparring, making the famed ALA Gym here in Cebu their home for the next two weeks.
Andrew and Jason started sparring at the ALA Gym on Monday. Bantamweight Andrew sparred with forme Read Full Story >>>
Eubank: My son would wreck Golovkin, Chris Jr. has it all!
World Boxing News, 12 Jan 2017
Chris Eubank is confident his son Chris Jr. could overcome Gennady Golovkin to become the best middleweight on the planet.
Despite recently moving up to super-middleweight, Eubank Jr. is consistently linked to facing ‘GGG’ after the pair were close to agreeing contracts to fight last September in Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao to fight Jeff Horn as part of planned four-fight farewell tour, Arum says
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan 2017
Manny Pacquiao’s promoter reported Tuesday that the veteran welterweight champion will fight little-known Australian Jeff Horn April 22 as part of a planned four-fight farewell world tour.
Bob Arum said he has agreed to terms with Horn and is entertaining site offers in Australia and the United A Read Full Story >>>
Confirmed: Jeff Horn to fight Manny Pacquiao in April - with Brisbane the preferred host
The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 Jan 2017
Australian welterweight Jeff Horn will fight the legendary Manny Pacquiao in April but his promoter Duco Events is now on a mission to ensure the bout takes place on home soil.
Horn has been locked in to face Pacquiao on Sunday, April 23, Duco confirmed on Wednesday. But the venue for the fight i Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao set to fight Jeff Horn on April 23
By Associated Press, Las Vegas Review Journal, 11 Jan 2017
BRISBANE, Australia — Manny Pacquiao will add another fight to his long career resume when he takes on Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on April 23 at a venue to be decided.
Promoter Duco Events said Wednesday the location for the fight involving the 38-year-old Pacquiao could be in one of Austr Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: Duco land Manny Pacquiao fight
NZHerald, 11 Jan 2017
securing a world title fight for their hot Australian prospect Jeff Horn against the legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao.
The bout for the WBO welterweight title will be announced in Brisbane at 3.30pm New Zealand time.
Following talks in Las Vegas overnight between Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum and Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Horn looks set for huge Australian bout against Manny Pacquiao
By Grantlee Kieza, CourierMail.com.au, 11 Jan 2017
JEFF Horn is set to announce that he will fight Manny Pacquiao on April 23 in the biggest fight in Australian history.
Following talks in Las Vegas overnight between Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum and Horn’s backer Dean Lonergan, a press conference has been called at 1.30pm today at Brisbane’s rive Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Horn v Manny Pacquaio fight in Australia set to be confirmed
By Associated Press, The Guardian, 11 Jan 2017
Arguably the biggest fight in Australian boxing history is expected to be confirmed on Wednesday afternoon.
It is understood Jeff Horn’s proposed bout against boxing great Manny Pacquiao will go ahead, with an announcement set for 1.30pm local time in Brisbane (2.30pm AEDT).
Horn’s promoters, Read Full Story >>>
SENATOR PACQUIAO BECOMING A WORLD SPORTS AMBASSADOR
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Jan 2017
He became the first fighting congressman to win a world championship. And now the first active senator-boxer of the planet to wear a world title belt. Senator Manny Pacquiao at present is fast becoming a world sports ambassador Read Full Story >>>
HOPKINS TO BE VIP GUEST AT VARGAS-BERCHELT CARD THIS SATURDAY
PhilBoxing.com, 11 Jan 2017
FORMER TWO-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION BERNARD "THE EXECUTIONER" HOPKINS TO BE VIP GUEST AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 28th CARD HEADLINED BY FRANCISCO VARGAS AND MIGUEL BERCHELT
LIVING LEGEND'S SPECI Read Full Story >>>
The Miz: Soulja Is Screwed ... Chris Brown Gonna Beat Dat Ass (VIDEO)
PhilBoxing.com, 11 Jan 2017
TMZ SPORTS -- WWE superstar The Miz has a warning for Soulja Boy ... RUN!!!!
Basically, Miz explains why Chris Brown has every possible advantage over Soulja if they ever get in the ring and fight -- from size to strength a Read Full Story >>>
Horn confident he can stop Pacquiao
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 11 Jan 2017
MANILA, Philippines – Jeff Horn is talking about Manny Pacquiao’s weaknesses inside the ring before his promoters could seal the deal for him to fight the future Hall of Famer on April 23 in Brisbane.
The 28-year-old Horn, who had a decent amateur background before he turned pro, said what happen Read Full Story >>>
Boxing's Top 10 Pound-For-Pound Moneymakers: Canelo On Top, Andre Ward Moves Up, Lomachenko Debuts
By Josh Katzowitz, Forbes.com, 11 Jan 2017
Despite a tepid year as a whole for boxing in 2016, the last two months actually produced important matchups and solid performances from some of the world’s best fighters. And the first quarter of 2017 looks just as good with Keith Thurman going against Danny Garcia, Gennady Golovkin putting his und Read Full Story >>>