Philippines, 20 Apr 2019
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


SPORTS TRIVIA 9: BRONER OR BERTO FOR PACQUIAO TUNE-UP


PhilBoxing.com




Senator and reigning WBA “regular” welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao has reportedly signed a deal with the influential Al Haymon and according to The Philippine Star, the boxer-turned-legislator will engage in a “tune-up” fight in Las Vegas on January 19. This serves as a “warms up” for the planned rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Pacquiao fights either Andre Berto or Adrien Broner. It would be his comeback fight in the US. Pacquiao, has not fought in the United States of America. His last U.S. fight was on November 2016 when he won a very convincing uninanimous decision over Jessie Vargas.

Adrien Broner, 29-years-old, is a former world champion in four weight classes, being the WBO junior lightweight title holder from 2011 to 2012, the WBC lightweight titlist from 2012 to 2013, the WBA welterweight king in 2013, and the WBA light welterweight champion from 2015 to 2016.

Andre Berto, 35-years-old, is a two-time former welterweight world champion, having held the WBC and IBF titles between 2008 and 2011. He was also the WBA interim titlist in 2015. As an amateur he won the National Golden Gloves tournament in 2001 at light middleweight and 2003 at welterweight. He also represented Haiti at the 2004 Olympics.

* * *

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum does not consider Shawn Porter or Keith Thurman as dangerous fighters for Terence Crawford. He rates Errol Spence Jr., the IBF welterweight titlist, as the legitimate opponent for Crawford to challenge the WBO champ in a unification. After Crawford’s successful 12th-round stoppage of Jose Benavidez Jr., Arum is willing to promote a Crawford-Spence showdown next.

The prospective unification needs the cooperation between Arum and Al Haymon, who handles Spence, since the two champion boxers were supported by different networks. But Arum deduced that ESPN who signs Crawford and Showtime who contracted Spence could work harmoniously on potential pay-per-view match.

As of June 2018, Spence is ranked as the world's number seven boxer, pound for pound, by The Ring. He is also ranked as the world's top welterweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, second by The Ring and BoxRec. In 2009, Spence won the U.S. National Golden Gloves, and also won three consecutive national amateur welterweight championships from 2009 to 2011.

* * *

The Terence Crawford-Jose Benavidez fight earned huge ratings for Top Rank on ESPN. The overall event resulted in a 1.6 metered market rating according to Nielsen, making it the highest-rated boxing television show in 2018 over all broadcast and cable networks. The main event, Crawford vs. Benavidez, averaged a 1.8 metered market, becoming this year’s highest-rated Top Rank fight and main event on ESPN.

The featured co-main event between Shakur Stevenson vs. Viorel Simion was also a big success for ESPN, scoring a 1.3 metered market rating, and elevating it as the year’s second highest-rated Top Rank on ESPN event.

* * *

Amir Khan will fight rival Kell Brook in February or March next year after the planned match with Manny Pacquiao went for naught. Pacquiao is eyeing a rematch with Floyd Mayweather. Khan declared that nothing can stop him from fighting Brook, but the Bolton boxer is disturbed by Brook's weight demands.

Khan stated that both fighters should weigh in below 147 lbs.on the day, with a 10 lbs. rehydration clause in the contract. But Brook stated that he will eat whatever he likes because there will be no rehydration clause for their bout.

Ezekiel "Kell" Brook is nicknamed "The Special One" and "Special K." The 32-year-old was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The orthodox fighter has a boxing record of 37 wins, 26 wins by KO, with 2 losses


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Maloney L. Samaco.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Crawford vs. Khan Weigh-In Results
    By , Sat, 20 Apr 2019
  • Weights From San Antonio, TX
    By , Sat, 20 Apr 2019
  • The WPA Players Championship Is Down To Two Philippines vs. Taiwan Semi-Finals
    By Ted Lerner, WPS Media Officer, Sat, 20 Apr 2019
  • NBA Playoffs: Spurs take 2-1 lead over Nuggets
    By Reylan Loberternos, Sat, 20 Apr 2019
  • Noynay 129.7, Saka 130 for WBO Asia Pacific in Osaka, Japan
    By Carlos Costa, Sat, 20 Apr 2019
  • WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. To Defend Against Former Champion Kiko Martinez In Co-Feature To Wilder vs. Breazeale Saturday, May 18 Live on SHOWTIME®
    By , Sat, 20 Apr 2019
  • Shawn Porter, 'I Won't Fight Claressa Shields'
    By , Sat, 20 Apr 2019
  • FIRST WOMEN'S MAIN EVENT SCHEDULED FOR RJJ BOXING ON UFC FIGHT PASS®
    By , Fri, 19 Apr 2019
  • Snips and Snipes 18 April 2019: Anthony Joshua's US debut hits a snag
    By Eric Armit, Fri, 19 Apr 2019
  • DANNY GARCIA VS. ADRIAN GRANADOS INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT
    By , Fri, 19 Apr 2019
  • DANNY GARCIA VS. ADRIAN GRANADOS INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT
    By , Fri, 19 Apr 2019
  • “FIGHT NIGHT: SHIELDS vs. HAMMER” CAPTURES THE DRAMA SURROUNDING HISTORIC UNDISUPUTED SHOWDOWN BETWEEN CLARESSA SHIELDS AND CHRISTINA HAMMER
    By , Fri, 19 Apr 2019
  • MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS CONFIRMED FOR 5TH ANNUAL BOX FAN EXPO
    By , Fri, 19 Apr 2019
  • World Ranked Filipino Joe "The Jaw Breaker" Noynay Lands in Japan for WBO Asia Pacific Rumble
    By Carlos Costa, Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • Boxing Champ Claressa Shields Calls Out GGG, I Can Beat Men!
    By , Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • Final 16 Set In Vegas For The WPA Players Championship
    By Ted Lerner, WPS Media Officer, Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • Marlon "Marvelous Captain" Manalo to play in the United States
    By , Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • PARTYPOKER TO SPONSOR US OPEN 9-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP
    By , Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • MANANQUIL DEFENDS WBO TITLE VS. KOBAYASHI
    By , Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • WBA #15 Heavyweight Ivan Dychko Ready and Willing to Settle Score with Anthony Joshua on June 1
    By , Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • SELINA BARRIOS vs. MELISSA HERNANDEZ APRIL 27 AT THE CAJUNDOME IN LOUISIANA
    By , Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • 32 ADVANCE, 32 OUT AS DAY 1 OF THE WPA PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP IS COMPLETE
    By Ted Lerner, WPS Media Officer, Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • Presser Notes & Quotes: Terence Crawford and Amir Khan Ready for PPV Showdown
    By , Thu, 18 Apr 2019
  • RIGHT HAND INJURY FORCES DAVID LEMIEUX TO WITHDRAW FROM SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT DEBUT AGAINST JOHN 'THE GORILLA' RYDER
    By , Thu, 18 Apr 2019


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2019 philboxing.com.