|Szpilka and Campillo Win Prelims, Ready for "The Big Fight 2" ESPN Friday Night Fights, August 16 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago|
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Jun 2013
Taking interim bouts over the weekend in their native homelands before their showdowns on Friday, August 16 at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field, Home of the Chicago White Sox, heavyweight contender Artur "The Pin" Szpilka and former light heavyweight champion Gabriel "EL Chico Guapo" Campillo were both Read Full Story >>>
Green shoots his way to NBA Finals history
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- In my 20 years as an NBA writer, a passion play that has allowed me the privilege of being credentialed to 10 NBA Finals, I thought I've seen it all.
Until Danny Green came along.
The 6-foot-6, Read Full Story >>>
BA Finals -- Manu's monster game gives Spurs 3-2 lead
By Rodene Ivan B. Cortes, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Jun 2013
NEW YORK -- Finally, the search for Manu Ginobili has ended.
After a lackluster NBA Finals series where he tremendously underperformed, shooting only 34.5 percent from the field and averaging just 7.5 points throu Read Full Story >>>
Quick-Tongued Adrien Broner Set for Test against Paulie Malignaggi
By Ivan G. Goldman, Boxing Insider, Tue, 18 Jun 2013
This June has been a fine month for fight fans, and the entertaining shows may keep coming as Showtime and archrival HBO press on with their dazzling game of one-upmanship.
Next Saturday, Showtime analyst Paulie Malignaggi slips off his tie and steps back into the Showtime ring, putting his WBA w Read Full Story >>>
Garcia sends Lopez spiraling
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Tue, 18 Jun 2013
A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:
Saturday at DallasMiguel Angel "Mikey" Garcia TKO4 Juan Manuel Lopez
A featherweight title remains vacant
Records: Garcia (32-0, 27 KOs); Lopez (33-3, 30 KOs)
Rafael's remarks: What a mess this whole fight was. To beg Read Full Story >>>
ROBERT GARCIA & HIS CHEATING BOXERS!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Tue, 18 Jun 2013
RARE AS THEY ARE BOXING HAS ETHICS!
San Francisco, CA- Even boxing, dubbed by the “red light district of sports,” has a creed, an obligation, if it were verbal the mantra would be that a boxer makes the contracted weight. Before you say that I can’t address such a subject with conviction, I made Read Full Story >>>
Nacho Doubts Canelo Will Crack Mayweather's Defense
By Miguel Rivera, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 18 Jun 2013
Article Link - http://www.boxingscene.com/nacho-doubts-canelo-crack-mayweathers-defense--66724#ixzz2WVn3GHa5
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Trainer Ignaci Read Full Story >>>
Dougie's Monday mailbag
By Doug Fischer, RingTV.com, Tue, 18 Jun 2013
MALIGNAGGI-BRONER, LARA-ANGULO II
I read about the Paul Malignaggi-Adrien Broner press conference. Was it as bad as it sounds? These guys are dragging the sport into the gutter for this one. I hope these clowns knock each other out in a fabled double-knockout.
Also saw a comment from you to Read Full Story >>>
THE BROUHAHA OVER MEMO HEREDIA
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Manila (mannypinol.com) - Angel "Memo" Heredia is a name that leaves a bad, to some extent bitter, taste in the mouth of many Filipino boxing fans because of one reason - his involvemen Read Full Story >>>
THIS THURSDAY! Bradley & Márquez LA News Conf Luncheon - 11:30 A.M. PT
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
TIMOTHY BRADLEY, JR. vs. JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ LOS ANGELES NEWS CONFERENCE LUNCHEON
This Thursday! June 20 at 11:30 A.M. PT
The Beverly Hill Hotel - Crystal Ballroom
Beverly Hills, Calif. (June 17, 2013) -- Undefeat Read Full Story >>>
Rivalta sets record straight about Guzman
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (June 17, 2013) -- Two-time, two-division world champion Joan "Little Tyson" Guzman (33-1-1, 20 KOs) faces Vicente "El Loco" Mosquera (32-2-1, 17 KOs) on June 28 for the interim World Boxing Association (WBA) junior welterweight title.
The 12-round Guzman-Mosquera fight, pr Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather v Pacquiao: The fight the world wanted
By Samuel Constantinou-Coulter, GIVEMESPORT, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
The big-money fight between Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao may never happen
A couple of years ago this fight was the biggest fight out there with all of the boxing community and casual fans praying that it would take place.
This fight would have decided who the best pound-for-pound fighter Read Full Story >>>
Azad Championship Report - Time to Walk the Walk for Malignaggi
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
The verbal sparring between WBA welterweight titlist Paulie Malignaggi and Adrien Broner, who face each other this Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, has seemingly been never-ending and actually began before their names were on the dotted line. From their Twitter timelines, press gat Read Full Story >>>
Danger is omnipresent for female fighters, too
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
There was an eerie silence that fell over the crowd at the Congress Centre at the Radisson Blue Waterfront Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday evening, belying the intense action that had just commenced.
Perhaps the dimmed lights over ringside were meant to obscure what was a lack of a paying a Read Full Story >>>
JACK ASIS TO FIGHT FOR WBC ASIA CONTINENTAL TITLE
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Toowoomba based Filipino superstar Jack “The Assassin” Asis has been approved by the World Boxing Council to fight for the WBC Asia Continental super featherweight championship.
Asis, who is coming off a devastating 3rd ro Read Full Story >>>
Chris John wins another award
By Brett Bonetti, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Current undefeated WBA World Featherweight Champion Chris “The
Dragon” John (48-0-2, 22 KO’s) has been voted as “Favourite Athlete” at the Indonesia Kids Choice Awards.
The WBA Fighter of The Decade said “Thank you to all Read Full Story >>>
Ross Greenburg in the Doghouse: On Floyd Mayweather, Stephen Espinoza, SHOWTIME, Manny Pacquiao, Canelo Alvarez, Broner, Malignaggi, Oscar, Klitschkos and so much more
By David Tyler, DogHouseBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Ross Greenburg was president of HBO Sports from 2000 to 2011. He was executive producer for HBO Sports in 1985. During his tenure he won 51 Sports Emmys and 8 Peabody Awards. He is considered the greatest sports documentarian ever. Let's once again welcome Ross Greenburg into the doghouse.
David Read Full Story >>>
The 2012 Power List
BoxingNews, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
On June 20, Boxing News will publish its 2013 Power List; our ranking of the top 50 most powerful people in boxing today.
Last year, Floyd Mayweather came out on top in our 2012 Power List - will he be number one this year?
Ahead of this, we've put The 2012 Power List on the website.
On Jun Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Sr. dismissive of Saul Alvarez yet shows concern over his catch weight agreement with his son heading into their Sept. 14 clash
By Chris Robinson, Hustle Boss, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
It shouldn’t be much of a surprise that outspoken trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. has a tremendous amount of confidence in his son Floyd heading into his Sept. 14 clash with junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez.
On the heels of his masterful display against Robert Guerrero last month at the MGM Read Full Story >>>
Mikey Garcia-Rocky Martinez In The Works for Sept. 21
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Mikey Garcia lost his title on the scales this past weekend, but the relinquishing of the title apparently came with a safety net. The unbeaten featherweight – who came in heavy for his eventual 4th round knockout of Juan Manuel Lopez on Saturday in Dallas – is being steered towards a September 21st Read Full Story >>>
Inside the Ropes: Does Juanma Have Anything Left?
By Ramon Aranda, 3MoreRounds.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago that Juan Manuel Lopez was seen as one of the most exciting and dangerous fighters in the world.
Turn back the clock to 2009 and you’ll see that Lopez was running roughshod over the junior featherweight division. He was undefeated at 26-0 with 24 knockou Read Full Story >>>
5 Things: Garcia-Lopez
By Calvin Watkins, ESPN.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
DALLAS -- Mikey Garcia lost his featherweight belt on Friday but won another fight on Saturday, dominating Juan Manuel Lopez in a fourth-round TKO at American Airlines Center to extend his undefeated record. Here's what we learned from the card:
1. "Yes" to the nose
Mikey Garcia suffered a brok Read Full Story >>>
Ron Scott Stevens & Ian Cannon Ring 8 Guest Speakers
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
NEW YORK (June 16, 2013) - Former Chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission, Ron Scott Stevens, and wheelchair boxer Ian Cannon will be special guest speakers this Tuesday evening (June 18, 7:00 p.m. ET) at historic Waterfront Crabhouse, in Long Island City, New York.
Recognized as an ex Read Full Story >>>
ANGEL HEREDIA HELPED DAPUDONG WHO WON IBO TITLE WITH SPECTACULAR 1ST ROUND KO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
In an unexpected twist, Angel Heredia who was known for having peddled performance enhancing drugs to Olympic athletes in the past but who insists he no longer dabbles in illegal drugs, helped Filipino super Read Full Story >>>
Weekend Review: Garcia shines again
By Michael Rosenthal, RingTV.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Mikey Garcia: A fourth-round knockout over this version of Juan Manuel Lopez is not a monumental accomplishment, particularly because Garcia came in two pounds overweight for their featherweight fight on Saturday night in Dallas. Lopez is good but not what we believed he once was. Read Full Story >>>
Garcia vs Lopez: Post-Fight Stats, Facts & Highlights
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Looking every bit like an elite, top-level pound-for-pound fighter, unbeaten former WBO lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (32-0, 27 KO) made quick and efficient work of former champion JuanMa Lopez (33-3, 30 KO) in Dallas last night in front of a crowd of 5,605 at the American Airlines Center.
T Read Full Story >>>
Mikey Garcia: Loser on the Scales, Winner in the Ring
By Charles Saunders, Boxscorenews.com, Mon, 17 Jun 2013
HALIFAX, NS -June 16, 2013 - In his classic rock anthem, Meat Loaf sang, “Two out of three ain’t bad.” For Mikey Garcia, one out of three ain’t bad.
Garcia lost his WBO featherweight title during the weigh-in for his defense against Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez this weekend. Garcia scaled two Read Full Story >>>
TAPALES HEADS AMBUNDA VS. KAMEDA UNDERCARD LINEUP
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 16 Jun 2013
CEBU – Marlon ‘The Nightmare’ Tapales of Lanao del Norte will face Fredirex Rodriguez of Bukidnon in the main supporting bout for the WBO world bantamweight title fight between champion Paulus Ambunda of Namibia and challe Read Full Story >>>
Doliguez on the warpath
By Dennis U. Eroa, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 16 Jun 2013
CAN’T blame Filipino star Jun ‘‘Hercules’’ Doliguez (16-0-1, 12 KOs) for issuing a challenge to those willing to fight him for the World Boxing Organization featherweight title. The WBO throne was vacated by Mikey Garcia due to weight problems.
The unbeaten Garcia (32-0, 27 KOs) floored Juan Manu Read Full Story >>>
Philippines 2nd Overall in 14th ASEAN+ Age-Grp Chess Championships
By Jose "joeyj" Jereos Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 16 Jun 2013
The 14th ASEAN+ Age-Group Chess Championships held in the city of Chiang Mai, Thailand on 5-13 June 2013 with Imperial Mae Ping Hotel as venue was won by Vietnam as the overall champion garnering a total of 141 me Read Full Story >>>
Azad Championship Report - Garcia too sharp for Lopez
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Sun, 16 Jun 2013
Mikey Garcia, who lost his WBO featherweight title on the scales, remained undefeated by knocking out former champion Juan Manuel Lopez in four rounds at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX.
The bout was televised on HBO’s “Boxing After Dark.”
Garcia, 25, utilized his superior skills Read Full Story >>>
Aussie boxing star Billy Dib in line to fight on Manny Pacquiao's comeback bout
By Jamie Pandaram, The Daily Telegraph, Sun, 16 Jun 2013
AUSTRALIAN featherweight boxing star Billy Dib is in line to make his first appearance in Asia - on the undercard of Manny Pacquiaos comeback bout against Brandon Rios in November.
Dib will feature on the card, to be held in Macau, if he defeats his next opponent Mike Oliver in Connecticut Read Full Story >>>
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