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Golden Age in Japanese Boxing: How is the Bigger World to Know?
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024

Imagine Manny Pacquiao fought only in the Philippines or Asia. Or Roberto Duran in Panama or Latin Americas. Would they have attained the success and greatness they achieved in their respective careers? Or their   
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Riyadh Season and Top Rank Agree on Official Partnership
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024

Turki Alalshikh. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (July 22, 2024) — His Excellency Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority, today announced an official partnership between Riyad  
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RIYADH SEASON ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (July 22, 2024): His Excellency Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority, has announced a partnership between Riyadh Season and Golden Boy   
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‘We’re not taking him lightly’: Terence Crawford explains why he’s completely focused on Israil Madrimov
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Tue, 23 Jul 2024
As Terence Crawford readies himself for his move up in weight to challenge Israil Madrimov, he spends some time talking to boxing media about his thoughts on this fight, what’s to come next, and why he tells Shakur Stevenson to block out the negative criticism. Check out some excerpts of what he h  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao set for $5 million payout if opponent kicks him
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Tue, 23 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao will pocket a huge bonus if his kickboxing opponent, Rukiya Anpo, breaks the rules in their forthcoming exhibition. The stipulation was added to protect Pacquiao from kicks, similar to the rival Floyd Mayweather’s agreement for his RIZIN bouts against Tenshin Nasukawa and Mikuru   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez can wait as Bud Crawford narrows his focus to Israil Madrimov
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
Former two-weight undisputed champion Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford 40-0 (31) will jump straight into the deep end of the pool when he challenges WBA junior middleweight champion Israil Madrimov 10-0-1 (7) at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, California on August 3. Much of the talk this year around the 3  Read Full Story >>>

The 5 Toughest Opponents Of Muhammad Ali’s Career
By John Raspanti, SecondsOut.com, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
Simply known as ‘The Greatest’, new fans to the sport of boxing could be forgiven for thinking Muhammad Ali went through his career untouchable. That’s far from true – although he did show signs of it at stages – and his close contests added to his legacy just as much, if not more, than th  Read Full Story >>>

Quizon wins PCAP chess tournament
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
San Juan City---Grandmaster elect and International Master Daniel Maravilla Quizon reinforced his position as one of the Philippines’ top chess players when he ruled the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Tour of Champions Grandfinals at the Greenhills Mall in San Juan City S  Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford backtracks on comments made about possible Canelo Alvarez fight
Marca.com, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
Terence Crawford is gearing up for his super welterweight debut in an exciting WBA title fight against champion Israil Madrimov. The showdown is set for August 3, and Crawford, the former undisputed welterweight champion, is fully focused on the upcoming bout. Following his welterweight title   Read Full Story >>>

The Monster Inoue Heralds New Golden Age For Japanese Boxing
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
As we’ve been saying on here for a while now, now the main man in boxing in Japan himself is saying the same thing. This is the dawn of a new era for professional sport in the nation of Japan. So many quality new promotions and established ones like RIZIN showing great lighter weight action   Read Full Story >>>

Door Opens to Kazuto Ioka To Become Champion Again
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024

Kazuto Ioka (L) and Kosei Tanaka. Two weeks after losing his WBA belt in a unification against Argentine IBF champion Fernando Martinez, an opportunity has apparently opened for Kazuto Ioka to become world champion agai  
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Antonio, Arquero enter PCAP semis
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
San Juan City---Grandmaster Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. and non master Kevin Arquero have entered the semifinals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Champions Tour at Greenhills Malls in San Juan City on Sunday, July 21, 2024. Antonio defeated International Master Chit  Read Full Story >>>

Jason Balajadia, Leboy Atencio Gear Up for Highland Boxing Action July 25 in Thailand
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024

Filipino boxers Jason Balajadia of Gensan and Leboy Atencio of Northern Samar gear up for action in the coming Highland Boxing Promotions show this Thursday, July 25, at the plush SpacePlus Night Club, RCA Plaza, in B  
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AKAI, THE NEWEST KICKBOXING ASSOCIATION IN ASIA!
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
Asian Kickboxing Association Inc. conducted its first-ever belting promotion, awarding of affiliate certificates, and induction of officers on July 20, 2024, in Barangay CAA/BF International Village, Las Piñas City. AKAI, a Securities and Exchange Commission registered was founded on May 12, 202  Read Full Story >>>

Junto Nakatani's lethal body shot more proof that Naoya Inoue isn't Japan's only boxing superstar
By Kevin Iole, KevinIole.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
Japan has long been a boxing hotbed and produced numerous elite boxers. Led by undisputed super bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue, boxing has reached new heights in Japan in the last several years. Inoue is arguably the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, and has been undisputed champion in two  Read Full Story >>>

Ring Rusty Pacquiao’s July 28 Opponent Much Bigger, Younger, Stronger Then You Think
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao returns to the boxing ring next week in Japan after a last minute change of opponent. Many think next week is just a warm up fight for Pacquiao ahead of a world title shot against Mario Barrios before the end of the year. They are quite wrong about that however, very wrong no le  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao faces WBC disaster in form of six-foot kickboxer
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao puts his chances of fighting for the WBC welterweight title at 45 in jeopardy for a scheduled exhibition on July 28. Pacquiao faces six-foot kickboxing champion Rukiya Anpo at Super RIZIN 3, knowing his long-drawn-out plans to challenge WBC ruler Mario Barrios are hanging in the ba  Read Full Story >>>

NAKATANI STOPS ASTROLABIO IN FIRST ROUND WITH WICKED BODY SHOT
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024

Japanese three-division world champion Junto Nakatani delivered a devastating body shot to the midsection of Filipino challenger Vincent Astrolabio who ran out of air as he crumpled to the canvas and succumbed   
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Olascuaga Knocks Out Kano in 3 to Capture Vacant WBO Flyweight Title in Japan
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024

Anthony Olascuaga knocked out Riku Kano in the 3rd round to wrest the vacant WBO world flyweight title at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan Saturday night in the first of two world title fights with the main e  
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PCAP Chess: Quizon, 7 others advance
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
After 2 days of elimination, Friday and Saturday, eight players successfully advanced to the quarter finals on Sunday in the ongoing PCAP Champions Tour at Greenhills Malls in San Juan City. They are IM Daniel Quizon (total of 9 match points, FM Ellan Asuela (8.5 match points), FM Austin Jacob   Read Full Story >>>

Filipino boxers locked and loaded
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
The five-man Philippine boxing team is ready to rumble with no less than the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) making that guarantee as they enter the final phase of the preparations for the Paris Olympics. “So far, so good,” reported national team coach Ronald Chavez   Read Full Story >>>

AND THE NEW! ALEXIS "LEX" ROCHA CLINCHES NABO WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AND TAKES AWAY SANTIAGO "SOMER" DOMINGUEZ' PERFECT RECORD
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024

UNDERCARD FOR ROCHA VS. DOMINGUEZ FEATURED THE RETURN OF GOLDEN BOY’S BEST PROSPECTS GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT ON DAZN WAS LIVE FROM FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO INDIO, CALIF. (July 19, 2024) - In a back-and-forth   
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Tabernilla rules 8th Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship 2024 - U16 division in Penang, earns IM norm and FM title
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
Penang, Malaysia---Tyrhone James Tabernilla has bagged the boys’ under-16 crown Standard competition in the 8th Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship 2024 held at Cititel Hotel in Penang, Malaysia on Saturday, July 20, here. The 16-year old Tabernilla, a Grade 11 student of De La Salle Santiag  Read Full Story >>>

Astrolabio out to shock the world in duel with WBC champ Nakatani
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
VINCENT Astrolabio had overcome adversities in the past- and he’s confident he’ll be able to overcome his toughest test now staring him straight in the eyes. The Filipino challenger comes in as an overwhelming underdog against Japanese champion Junto Nakatani when they fight over the WBC bant  Read Full Story >>>

World Boxing to hold its first competition in Asia as Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia is confirmed as the host of third World Boxing Cup of 2024
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
The third World Boxing Cup event of the year will be held at the UG Arena, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from September 23-26, 2024. The four-day competition is the first World Boxing Cup event to be held in Asia and is being hosted by the Mongolian Boxing Federation and World Boxing. The World Boxing  Read Full Story >>>

ALL 2024 CLASS OF INDUCTEES CONFIRMED ATLANTIC CITY BOXING HALL OF FAME 8TH ANNUAL AWARDS & INDUCTION WEEKEND
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (July 19, 2024) — Tickets are on sale for the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (ACBHOF) 8th Annual Awards & Induction Weekend to be held Friday September 27th, Saturday September 28th, and Sunday September 29th, 2024 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Boardwalk Reso  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao puts Floyd Mayweather to shame with next foe
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao faces an unknown quantity on his comeback to the sport after agreeing to face a late replacement opponent. The boxing legend had agreed to battle Chihiro Suzuki until the kickboxer dropped out of the fight due to injury. Former K1 Super Lightweight titleholder Rukiya Anpo stepped i  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar De La Hoya And His Clapping Duck
By Paul Magno, BoxingNews.co, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
It always stings when a fight fan learns that boxing is a business and that the sport is not a noble art where warriors go to battle only for the sake of warrior pride. But there’s a reason it’s called “prizefighting.” Just yesterday, promoter Oscar De La Hoya proved that he’s all abou  Read Full Story >>>

WBA, Inoue Reach a Modus Vivendi; MJ Akhmadaliev Appears "Abandoned"
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Inoue (L) and Akhmadaliev (R). It can be said that the WBA and the camp of "The Monster" Naoya Inoue have reached a modus vivendi that allowed Inoue to keep his WBA title without fighting the organization's mand  
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Astrolabio 117.5, Nakatani 117.3
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

CHALLENGER Vincent Astrolabio of Gensan made it 117.5 while undefeated defending champion WBC World bantamweight king Junto Nakatani of Japan is 117.3 in their final weigh-in today, July 19 at Tokyo Dome Hotel.   
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‘Doberman’ set for daring Mexico mission
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Fri, 19 Jul 2024
Dave “Doberman” Apolinario will have a little over two weeks to get acclimatized to Mexico City’s sickening 2,240-meters (7,349-feet) elevation as the Filipino southpaw battles Angel “Camaleon” Ayala for the vacant International Boxing Federation flyweight throne on 9 August in Mexico City  Read Full Story >>>

WEIGHTS FROM TOKYO: NAKATANI - 117 ¼ LBS., ASTROLABIO - 117 ½ LBS (PHOTOS)
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Both defending champion Junto Nakatani of Japan and Vincent Astrolabio of the Philippines made weight Friday at the Tokyo Dome Hotel in Tokyo, Japan to make official their WBC world bantamweight title fight sche  
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39th Kadayawan Junior Tennis Championship starts Aug. 17
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024
THE 39th Kadayawan sa Dabaw Junior Tennis Championships will start on August 17 featuring 12 categories in Davao City. This event is open for registration starting today and will end three days before August 17. “It will have 10 unisex, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 25 for under boys and girl’s categ  Read Full Story >>>

Astrolabio ready to rumble
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Filipino challenger Vincent Astrolabio won’t leave anything to chance in a bold bid to dethrone undefeated WBC bantamweight champion Junto Nakatani in a scheduled 12-round bout at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in T  
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Towering 6’3” Filipino Middleweight Blazen Rocilli Signs Managerial with Boxing VIP
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Blazen Rocilli. LAS VEGAS, NV (July 18, 2024) – Filipino boxer Blazen Rocilli (6-0, 5 KOs), a promising 21-year-old middleweight from Waipahu, Hawaii, now training in Las Vegas, NV, has officially signed   
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Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk

  • Undisputed: Oleksandr Usyk Drops, Edges Fury to Claim Heavyweight Glory
    By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury should have been STOPPED in the ninth round against Oleksandr Usyk, insists David Haye as he says the referee gave the Brit 20 seconds to recover and 'it looked really bad from ringside'
    By Will Griffee, Mail Online (UK), Sun, 19 May 2024
  • Oleksandr Usyk defeats Tyson Fury by split decision to become first undisputed heavyweight champion in 24 years
    By Jack Baer, Yahoo! Sports, Sun, 19 May 2024
  • Oleksandr Usyk and the crucial moment that sparked stunning Tyson Fury comeback to seal destiny
    By Alex Pattle, Independent Online, Sun, 19 May 2024
  • AND NEW! Fury rocked as Usyk hands superstar first-ever loss in all-time boxing epic
    Fox Sports, Sun, 19 May 2024
  • Oleksandr Usyk edges Tyson Fury by split decision, now undisputed
    ESPN.com, Sun, 19 May 2024
  • Oleksandr Usyk defeats Tyson Fury to become heavyweight champion of the world
    Sky News, Sun, 19 May 2024
  • The stars are out in Riyadh! Cristiano Ronaldo, Anthony Joshua and Steven Gerrard arrive for Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk's undisputed heavyweight title clash in Saudi Arabia
    By James Cooney, Mail Online (UK), Sun, 19 May 2024
  • Fury vs Usyk: 'The glory of all boxing.' Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk and the winding road to undisputed
    By John Dennen, SkySports.com, Sat, 18 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk prize money and purse: How much will fighters earn?
    By Martin Domin, Irish Mirror, Sat, 18 May 2024
  • Fury vs. Usyk: The Big One Has Finally Arrived
    By Chris Carlson, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk prediction roundtable: Who is the true king of the heavyweights?
    MMA Fighting, Sat, 18 May 2024
  • TYSON FURY EXPLODES AT WEIGH-IN, BUT CONFIDENT OLEKSANDR USYK REMAINS UNFAZED
    By Declan Warrington, RingTV.com, Sat, 18 May 2024
  • WEIGHTS FROM RIYADH: TYSON FURY - 262 LBS, OLEKSANDR USYK - 233.5 LBS
    PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 May 2024
  • Steve Cunningham: Former Foe Tyson Fury Could Be Up To Old Tricks Against Oleksandr Usyk
    By Tom Ivers, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 17 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury had to 'quieten down' after being hit with £3,000 fine for controversial comments
    By Chris Burns, mirror.co.uk, Fri, 17 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk: Fury's trainer predicts early drama
    By Alexander Netherton, DAZN News, Fri, 17 May 2024
  • Oleksandr Usyk mocks ‘skinny’ Tyson Fury ahead of heavyweight blockbuster
    By Gareth A Davies, Stuff NZ, Fri, 17 May 2024
  • All neon, no buzz? How Riyadh is reacting to Fury vs Usyk fight week
    By Alex Pattle, Independent Online, Fri, 17 May 2024
  • Press Conference: Fury & Usyk Set Serious Tone Two Days From Undisputed Showdown
    PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 17 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury refuses to face-off with Oleksandr Usyk as row breaks out over ring
    By Simon Hamalienko, Daily Star (UK), Fri, 17 May 2024
  • JEFF POWELL: As Tyson Fury banks an 'obscene' £100m for this fight, pity greats such as the Brown Bomber who died penniless
    By Jeff Powell, Mail Online (UK), Fri, 17 May 2024
  • Fury v Usyk clash a reminder of the epic days in heavyweight boxing
    By Donald McRae, The Guardian, Thu, 16 May 2024
  • 'Tyson Fury might be over the edge – Deontay Wilder trilogy took its toll on him'
    By Mark Workman, Daily Record (UK), Thu, 16 May 2024
  • Media Workout: Fury & Usyk T-3 Days From Making Heavyweight History
    PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 16 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury v Oleksandr Usyk: Gypsy King confident he's still the man for the big occasion
    By Andy Lewis, The National, Thu, 16 May 2024
  • Strategies Unveiled: Three Ways Oleksandr Usyk Could Outmaneuver Tyson Fury and Become Undisputed King
    By Ricky Carroll, Big Fight Weekend, Thu, 16 May 2024
  • ESPN and Top Rank Present DAZN on ESPN+ PPV Event: Undisputed Heavyweight Title Showdown Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk
    PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 16 May 2024
  • Ricky Hatton predicts strategy for Tyson Fury against Oleksandr Usyk
    By Alexander Netherton, DAZN News, Wed, 15 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk Make Grand Arrivals ahead of Saturday's UNDISPUTED SHOWDOWN
    PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 15 May 2024
  • Oleksandr Usyk sends chilling warning to Tyson Fury after dad John's headbutt
    By Martin Domin, mirror.co.uk, Tue, 14 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury told he is facing a fighter who is 'better than him' against Oleksandr Usyk
    By Tom Beattie, Express.co.uk, Tue, 14 May 2024
  • PPV.COM's Chris Algieri's Fury vs Usyk Preview Analysis
    PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 13 May 2024
  • May 18: Tyson Fury-Oleksandr Usyk UNDISPUTED Heavyweight Title Showdown to Stream LIVE on Top Rank on ESPN+ PPV
    PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 03 May 2024
  • Tyson Fury Maps Out Five-Fight Plan and Insists He Has No Plans to Call Time On His Epic Boxing Career
    PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 08 Mar 2024
  • Oleksandr Usyk Misses Birth of Daughter Due to Training Camp for Postponed Tyson Fury Clash
    PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 08 Mar 2024
  • Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk: WBC wants to increase the number of ringside judges for undisputed fight
    By John Dennen, SkySports.com, Mon, 19 Feb 2024
  • It's been nearly a quarter century, but eventually we will get an undisputed heavyweight champion ... I hope
    By Kevin Iole, KevinIole.com, Sat, 17 Feb 2024
  • Oleksandr Usyk won't judge Tyson Fury for postponing fight
    By Associated Press, ESPN.com, Wed, 07 Feb 2024
  • Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk rearranged with surprise contract clause
    By Matt Astbury, DAZN News, Mon, 05 Feb 2024


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