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19 Nov 2013
Macau — Promoter Bob Arum, refusing to make any specific statement, yesterday betrayed his rosy-cheeked optimism about a Manny Pacquiao success in Sunday’s main event at the Venetian Resort Hotel he
WHY THE GREAT HURRY, FREDDIE?
19 Nov 2013
GOING by their respective knockout ratio, underdog Brandon Rios (31-1-1, 23 KOs) stands more than just an inch-and-half taller than Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs).
Both combatants, among the hottest KO chasers today, see
Rios: Overheat or temper tantrums?
18 Nov 2013
HAS Brandon Rios suffered from overheat ahead of his big bout against Manny Pacquiao next Sunday?
Of course, Rios can’t be blamed for snarling at members of Team Pacquiao, specifically head trainer Freddie Roach.
PACQUIAO-RIOS BIG BET FOR FIGHT OF THE YEAR
07 Nov 2013
BOTH Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios have yet to pack their bags for Macau, but their Nov. 24 bout has been listed as lead candidate for fight of the year.
The fight may not out-slug Ruslan Provodnikov”s savage conquest of M
STRONGER THAN A TYPHOON
21 Oct 2013
WHEN Russia’s Ruslan Provodnikov declared “I made him not want to fight me anymore,” he made no mention of the weapon he would take into the ring against Mike Alvarado over the weekend.
Of course, the new WBO light welterwe
Marquez legitimizes Bradley kingship
15 Oct 2013
JUAN Manuel Marquez’s trainer Nacho Beristain did not waste time to slur world welterweight titlist Tim Bradley as the “only unbeaten world boxing champion with two losses.”
Himself speaking, Marquez, 40, said he got
HOW TO ASSASSINATE PRETTY BOY FLOYD
14 Sep 2013
FLOYD Mayweather Jr. is absolutely right. He has remained unbeaten because the blueprint -- all the past plots laid out to assassinate him -- had proved flawed and, therefore, futile.
Well, Mayweather will not a
CANELO ALVAREZ HAS GOT THE ESSENTIALS
11 Sep 2013
ON Sept. 19, 2010, Saul Alvarez, 20, of Mexico fought former world welterweight champion Carlos Baldomir of Argentina in a companion main event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
After the second minu
Great expectations in boxing, the NBA
03 Jun 2013
THAT was a mean left hook thrown by Juan Manuel Marquez which has all but knocked out Manny Pacquiao’s desperately sought fifth fight with the Mexican ring legend.
Marquez, who abruptly ended Pacquiao’s reign as his era’s gr
Anatomy of a sorry mismatch
16 Apr 2013
A raging mismatch, the fight was not, in any way, close.
Promoter Bob Arum, sour-graping like an old man a decade older than 81, must however be forgiven for readily shooting down the phenomenal Guillermo Rigondeaux as