Philippines, 24 Apr 2018
  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  


WBC PRESIDENT BELIEVES MAYWEATHER’S AGE WON’T BE A FACTOR


PhilBoxing.com




World Boxing Council president Don Jose Sulaiman believes the age of Floyd Mayweather Jr who is some 16 years older than his opponent Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in their much-awaited title showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, Manila Time, will be a factor.

GMA 7 will telecast the Mayweather-Alvarez title fight in the Philippines, nationwide, after Sunday All Stars at 2:15 p.m.

Sulaiman cautioned that “it would be a grave mistake to discount Floyd Mayweather due to his age” pointing out that “Floyd has taken care of himself very well always being in optimum condition. He's weathered his career well receiving scant punishment in fights, which haven't transformed into wars, due to his superb boxing skills and more than sound defense.”

While there is a huge age difference between Floyd and Saul Canelo Alvarez, Don Jose who praised Floyd's performance against Roberto Guerrero stressed: "Floyd is at the best moment of his career. There's a combination of power, intelligence and boxing quality."

Sulaiman said the weight advantage definitely lies with Canelo. He explained that after complying with the 152lb catch-weight stipulation, Canelo “would be between ten and fifteen pounds heavier than Floyd on fight night while Mayweather himself might at most be four pounds heavier than the set limit.”

While he remained tactful, the WBC president believes Canelo Alvarez “would have greatly benefitted from two or three more fights before this megafight.”

Sulaiman explained that Canelo is “facing the most difficult fight of his career seeking glory, and if he won it would be an extraordinary achievement and incredible for Mexico.”


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Donaire speaks out on loss
    By Joaquin Henson, Tue, 24 Apr 2018
  • Jessie Magdaleno: “I’m Going to Put on a Spectacular Show”
    By , Tue, 24 Apr 2018
  • James Cantu Remains Undefeated with Unanimous Decision Victory Over Jairo Castaneda in San Antonio TX
    By , Tue, 24 Apr 2018
  • Heavyweight star Sergei Kharitonov To headline M-1 Challenge 92
    By , Tue, 24 Apr 2018
  • Stars coming out for this Sunday's New York State Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Dinner
    By , Tue, 24 Apr 2018
  • CHINESE BOXER LU BIN TRIES TO MAKE HISTORY ON PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE UNDERCARD
    By Dong Secuya, Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • NLEX keeps team intact for PBA Commish Cup
    By Eddie Alinea, Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • Late rally fails for Donaire
    By Joaquin Henson, Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • Team SNAC Boxer Vanes Martirosyan Believes "GGG" is Beatable
    By , Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • World Featherweight Contender Toka Kahn-Clary Heads to Hollywood to Work with Freddie Roach
    By , Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • NBA -- Wizards take Game 4 to tie Raptors series at 2-2
    By Paolo Catapang, Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • NBA -- Bucks take Game 4 behind Antetokounmpo's late tip-in
    By Taha Qureshi, Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • JHACK TEPORA BREAKS INTO BIG TIME BOXING
    By Dong Secuya, Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • Referee, judges named by WBA
    By Joaquin Henson, Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • NBA -- How sweep it is: Pelicans eliminate Blazers
    By Homer D. Sayson, Mon, 23 Apr 2018
  • NBA - - Timberwolves sink Rockets 121-105 in Game 3
    By Daniel Quindao Guden, Sun, 22 Apr 2018
  • “It’s gonna be a war!” – Arano
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 22 Apr 2018
  • It’s a draw for Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas in New York
    By Rich Mazon , Sun, 22 Apr 2018
  • PACQUIAO, MATTHYSSE PROMOTE THEIR JULY 15 CLASH "FIGHT OF CHAMPIONS" AT ICONIC PETRONAS TOWERS (PHOTOS)
    By Carlos Costa, Sun, 22 Apr 2018
  • ADRIEN BRONER & JESSIE VARGAS FIGHT TO HIGHLY ENTERTAINING MAJORITY DRAW
    By , Sun, 22 Apr 2018
  • De La Vega: Time for The Flash to Call it a Day!
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 22 Apr 2018
  • DASMARINAS DEFEATS GUERFI IN SG, WINS IBF WORLD BANTAM TITLE
    By , Sun, 22 Apr 2018
  • DONG DECKS THONGPLEW, WINS WBO ASIA PACIFIC YOUTH WELTERWEIGHT TITLE
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sun, 22 Apr 2018
  • MARIO SISMUNDO BATTLES TANG TAI ON REBEL FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 22 Apr 2018


  •  




     
    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
    © 2018 philboxing.com.