|Arum: I told people Pacquiao would be troubled, Horn probably the strongest welterweight|
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Top Rank boss Bob Arum recalled the previous warning given when addressing Manny Pacquiao’s defeat to Jeff Horn recently.
Pacquaio lost out via a highly-disputed decision in Brisbane and Arum said he knew as early as December of last year that Australian Horn would be a big threat should the Read Full Story >>>
Conor McGregor declares himself Batman as he prepares for Mayweather bout
By Darnell Williams, SportsJoe.ie, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Conor McGregor is Batman.
Don't ask why. Just accept that he is, move on with your life and enjoy the sight of 'The Notorious' leaving absolutely everything in the gym in the build-up to his lucrative super-fight with Floyd Mayweather next month.
McGregor has understandably abandoned grappling Read Full Story >>>
ZOU AND KIMURA MAKE WEIGHT
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
SHANGHAI, CHINA – The WBO world flyweight title fight between defending champion Zou Shiming of China and Sho Kimura of Japan is on. Both boxers easily made the division limit during the official weigh-in held Thursday, with Zou Read Full Story >>>
Jon Jones' Brother: 'We Jumped a Lot Of People Growing Up'
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
TMZ SPORTS -- Here's a scary thought ... Jon Jones, Arthur Jones and Chandler Jones teaming up to BEAT YOUR ASS at the same time.
Well, it wasn't just a thought for some kids -- Arthur tells TMZ Sports the kids used t Read Full Story >>>
Adrien Broner-Mikey Garcia: Good Fight, Rewards Later
By Cliff Rold, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
It’s not clear anyone was asking to see it before it was signed.
At the beginning of 2017, 29-year old Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KO) was preparing for a crack at the WBC 135 lb. title. His ultimately successful challenge of Dejan Zlaticanin was his second fight back after being out of the ring for t Read Full Story >>>
Crane kick Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather: UFC star poses like The Karate Kid
By Stuart Atkins, The Sun, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
CONOR McGREGOR has been pictured taking an unusual stance during his boxing training as he gears up to face Floyd Mayweather.
The UFC star seems to be adopting a stance ready to go into a ‘crane kick’ made famous in the 1984 movie The Karate Kid.
With he’s knee in the air, McGregor resembled R Read Full Story >>>
HALL OF FAME TRAINER FREDDIE ROACH SHARES TRAINING CAMP DETAILS AS MIGUEL COTTO PREPARES FOR YOSHIHIRO KAMEGAI
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
IN BATTLE FOR VACANT WBO JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE COTTO VS. KAMEGAI TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26 AT STUBHUB CENTER TELEVISED LIVE ON HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®
LOS ANGELES (July 26, 2017): World renowned Read Full Story >>>
Pac-Horn 2 in the works
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Jeff Horn, the newly-crowned World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight king, is positive that a rematch with Manny Pacquiao is almost signed, sealed and delivered, declaring yesterday that the fight will be held “late November or early December.”
In his social media account, Horn named the 14, Read Full Story >>>
Broner vs Garcia prediction: Leonard vs Hearns 2 all over again?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Once believed to be boxing's next big thing, Adrien Broner has floundered since his December 2013 loss to Marcos Maidana.
He's lost to Shawn Porter and has often looked less-than-spectacular in bouts that were presumed supposed showcases. Moreover, his life outside of boxing often spiraled out of Read Full Story >>>
Saturday’s Mikey Garcia-Adrien Broner Showdown Spells A Bright Future For The Winner
By Joseph Santoliquito, CBS Sports, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
There was a time when Adrien Broner believed he was the heir apparent to Floyd Mayweather as boxing’s pound-for-pound king. The Cincinnati, Ohio native had the moxie, the mouth and the strut down. What was missing was the talent and the discipline. Consequently, “The Problem” had problems out of the Read Full Story >>>
Broner: Don't Care About Mayweather-McGregor, No $$$ In It for Me
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s company is one of the co-promoters of Adrien Broner’s showdown with Mikey Garcia on Saturday night.
Broner isn’t nearly as interested in promoting Mayweather’s upcoming fight. The out-spoken Broner refused to discuss Mayweather’s pay-per-view extravaganza against Conor McGr Read Full Story >>>
Bobby Gunn Extends KO Streak And Captures Heavyweight Title
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Last Saturday night in Huntington, West Virginia, former IBA World Cruiserweight Champion Bobby Gunn knocked out Gilberto Domingos in round 2 to capture the International CPBC Heavyweight Title.
Domingos (22- Read Full Story >>>
Undefeated Bantamweight Christian Carto to appear in new main event on Friday, August 11th at The SugarHouse Casino
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Carto to battle Phillip Adyaka
Philadelphia, Penn. (July 26, 2017)--Undefeated bantamweight knockout artist, Christian Carto will headline a nine-bout card at the SugarHouse Casino on Friday, August 11th.
The show is promoted by King's Promotions.
Carto, will take on Phillip Adyka (7-9, 4 K Read Full Story >>>
Horn draws up Pacquiao return bout
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
MANILA, Philippines - This early, WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn has the pertinent details regarding his anticipated rematch with Manny Pacquiao all drawn up.
“The passion and interest is nothing short of sensational,” said the 29-year-old champion from Brisbane on his Instagram account y Read Full Story >>>
White reflects on Mayweather-McGregor mind games, addresses controversial comments
By Brett Okamoto, ESPN.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White has had two weeks to reflect on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor press tour -- for which he enjoyed a front row seat.
The tour was akin to a traveling rap battle at times, with the fighters trading insults to promote their highly anticipated boxing match o Read Full Story >>>
Victor Ortiz on McGregor vs. Mayweather: It’s like comparing ‘ping pong’ to ‘tennis’
By Lewis Mckeever, Bloody Elbow, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Conor McGregor might be one of the best boxers in the UFC, finishing almost all of his fights via knockout, but the lightweight champion has never stepped foot in the boxing ring on the world’s stage.
In fact, ‘The Notorious’ has never stepped foot in the boxing ring for a professional fight, whi Read Full Story >>>
Irish boxer Michael Conlan feels it's near impossible for Conor McGregor to defeat Floyd Mayweather Jr.
By William Dunne, Irish Mirror, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
They may be friends, but it's not enough to convince Michael Conlan that Conor McGregor has a chance of beating the undefeated Floyd Mayweather on August 26.
McGregor has talked his way into a 'super-fight' with Mayweather, which will be the UFC champion's first ever professional boxing bout.
Read Full Story >>>
Dana White Says He Had to Buy Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight Tickets
By Adam Wells, BleacherReport.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Being the president of the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world won't automatically get you into the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight on Aug. 26.
Speaking to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC President Dana White said he had to purchase tickets to attend the biggest boxing match of 201 Read Full Story >>>
Is There a Fight Doctor in the House?
By Norman Marcus , Boxing.com, Thu, 27 Jul 2017
Chris and Angelo Dundee approached Ferdie with an offer. He would get free passes to all their bouts, if he would “help stitch up their fighters…”
Fernando Pacheco is of Spanish-Cuban decent. He grew up in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, Florida. His father was a pharmacist and Ferdie picked Read Full Story >>>
ZOU AND KIMURA FACE TO FACE
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
SHANGHAI, CHINA - Zou Shiming (9W-1L,2KO’s) will make the first defense of his WBO world flyweight title this Friday against Japanese challenger Sho Kimura (14W-1L-2D,7KO’s).
The protagonists were civil towards each other Read Full Story >>>
Canelo-Golovkin Promotion Will Sink Sales, Not Mayweather-McGregor
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
No non-boxing fan is clamoring for Canelo-Golovkin and none, unfortunately, are being sold on it. That’s not Mayweather’s or McGregor’s fault…
If the upcoming Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin pay-per-view fails to deliver in terms of buy rate, you can blame promoters Golden Boy and K2 for not doin Read Full Story >>>
Jermell Charlo: I'm Backing GGG, Canelo Avoided Me and Brother!
By Ryan Burton, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
WBC super welterweight champion Jermell Charlo (29-0) made the first defense of his title in April when he stopped his mandatory challenger Charles Hatley in Brooklyn, New York. He is currently awaiting his next assignment.
The next fight that he is interested in is that of his twin brother, Jerm Read Full Story >>>
The Boxer Who Morphed From “The Baron” to “The Animal” to “The Rat”
By Ted Sares, The Sweet Science, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
In 1945, the police arrested 14-year-old Joe Barboza for breaking and entering. He was packed off to the infamous Lyman Reform School in Westborough, MA, a grim “hellhole.” It was the first reform school in the United States.
He took up boxing like many others who were serving time. Tony Veranis, Read Full Story >>>
CLARESSA SHIELDS METEORIC RISE TO STARDOM IN PROFESSIONAL BOXING ANOTHER CHAPTER IN HER HISTORIC JOURNEY
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
DETROIT (July 25, 2017) - On Friday, August 4, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa "T-Rex" Shields will make another significant stop on her historic journey through the sport of boxing.
In the 10-round main event of Sal Read Full Story >>>
Nate Diaz Courted By Mayweather's TMT for McGregor Fight Walkout
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
TMZ SPORTS -- One of Floyd Mayweather's TMT members tells TMZ Sports ... he's courting Nate Diaz to walk out with Floyd for the McGregor fight -- and says there's a REAL chance it will happen.
The man with the plan is Read Full Story >>>
Robert Garcia: “We truly believe that Mikey Garcia has the power to knock Adrien Broner out!”
By Robert Brown, OTR Boxing Radio, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Former world champion and current trainer, Robert Garcia, has some of the best fighters in the world under his stable of fighters. His main fighter is his younger brother, Mikey Garcia. Mikey is a three division world champion, having won belts at 126, 130 and 135. This Saturday night, Mikey will mo Read Full Story >>>
Waiting game for Jason Pagara
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
MANILA, Philippines – What’s known is that Jason Pagara will be on the Milan Melindo-Hekkie Budler IBF junior flyweight championship card on September 16. What isn’t yet certain is who he will be fighting.
The elder Pagara brother has not fought since last November, when he knocked out Jose Alfar Read Full Story >>>
Conor McGregor hits back at Mike Tyson’s sledge that he’s going to ‘get killed’ by Floyd Mayweather
Fox Sports, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
CONOR McGregor has responded to claims by Mike Tyson that he’s going to “get killed” by Floyd Mayweather when they meet in the super fight next month.
Mayweather puts his 49-0 record on the line when he takes on McGregor, who has never had a professional boxing bout in his life, in Las Vegas on A Read Full Story >>>
COLUMN: WITHDRAWAL OF SEA GAMES HOSTING AND LESSONS OF 1991
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte’s men should have learned a lesson or two from the late Chef Executive Corry Aquino on diplomacy, honoring international commitments and respecting the Filipinos’ capability to succeed in any undertakings w Read Full Story >>>
VASYL LOMACHENKO TRAINING CAMP QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
OXNARD, CALIF. (July 25, 2017) -- Next week, two-division world champion and pound for pound superstar VASYL "Hi-Tech" LOMACHENKO (8-1, 6 KOs), of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Ukraine, who has won his last five fights by knoc Read Full Story >>>
Nevada Athletic Commission director promises ‘no favoritism’ in Mayweather-McGregor officiating
By Milan Ordoñez, Bloody Elbow, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
One major apprehension that Conor McGregor’s camp holds for the upcoming Floyd Mayweather fight is about the officiating. Head coach John Kavanagh has been vocal about his dislike for veteran boxing referee Kenny Bayless, and has suggested that MMA official Marc Goddard should be the third man in th Read Full Story >>>
USADA: Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather to be drug tested ‘robustly’ leading into boxing match
By Marc Raimondi, MMA Fighting, Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Conor McGregor is now a part of two separate USADA drug-testing pools.
The UFC lightweight champion remains under the UFC’s anti-doping policy this summer as he prepares to box Floyd Mayweather on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas and will still be tested as part of that USADA-run program. In addition, McGreg Read Full Story >>>
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