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W. Klitschko to fight in Brooklyn
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 20 Dec 2014
Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is coming back to New York -- Brooklyn to be exact.
Klitschko, whose 18th title defense will take place on April 25 in the second fight of his three-fight HBO contract, will fight at the Barclays Center in what will be the first heavyweight championship bou Read Full Story >>>
The Pod Index: A Step in the Right Direction
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, 20 Dec 2014
“I guess just beating them up for 12 rounds isn’t good enough anymore.”—Tyson Cave
“Boxing and MMA judges are often evaluated based on whether or not they have had a controversial decision. This is a poor way to assign and regard professional judges.”—Matt Podgorski (who came up with a method to Read Full Story >>>
Can Manny Pacquiao Really Beat Floyd Mayweather?
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, 20 Dec 2014
After five years of headlines and rumors concerning the pursuit of the Mayweather-Pacquiao mega-bout, the actual nuts and bolts of the fight, itself, have become secondary. So much attention has been placed on the “if” and “when” that most have failed to give much consideration to the stylistic matc Read Full Story >>>
Drian must settle legal issues
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 20 Dec 2014
MANILA, Philippines - Former WBA interim superflyweight champion Drian Francisco was once considered to be the next big thing in Philippine boxing. Today, the fighter known as “Gintong Kamao” is in the middle of a managerial tug-of-war and unless he resolves the contractual squabble, it will be diff Read Full Story >>>
Thomas Dulorme Gives Back To His Community in Puerto Rico
PhilBoxing.com, 20 Dec 2014
PUERTO RICO (December 19, 2014) - Since coming home to Puerto Rico after his spirited HBO Boxing After Dark victory against Hank Lundy, world title contender Thomas Dulorme (22-1, 14 KO's), has been very active in his community, Read Full Story >>>
Tapia: Mi Vida Loca
By Joe Masterleo , Boxing.com, 20 Dec 2014
A man faces no deadlier opponent than himself, a formidable challenger one can duck only for so long before it staggers and drops him…
Director Eddie Alcazar’s recent HBO documentary (Tapia) on the life and times of five-time world champion Johnny Tapia is really two stories in one, seen from Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao watched by 48 million homes in China; May 2 should be for Canelo-Cotto not Pacman-Mayweather, says Bob Arum
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 20 Dec 2014
Bob Arum reveals that 48 million homes watched Manny Pacquiao in China event, and that the boxing legend will judge Miss Universe in January 2015. But Arum believes May 2, 2015, in Las Vegas should feature Mexican fighters.
Manny Pacquiao's defence of the World Boxing Organisation welterweight c Read Full Story >>>
HBO Boxing Boss Ken Hershman Looks Back, Forward
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, 20 Dec 2014
The interview got off to a rough start, because I missed my call time.
My excuse was good, as excuses go: I was cleaning out the cat litter box.
That’s why I missed my 1 PM phoner with HBO boxing boss Ken Hershman, but after doing that bit of housekeeping, I put on my journo cap, got out my ke Read Full Story >>>
WBC boss proposes some big changes for boxing
By Bob Velin, USA Today, 20 Dec 2014
Some of the most common complaints in professional boxinginvolve bad judging, too many champions, mismatches in the ring, and drug abuse outside of it.
Mauricio Sulaiman, who presided over his first annual convention as president of the World Boxing Council this week, left Las Vegas with what he Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Warriors top Thunder in wild west duel
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Dec 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Golden State Warriors survived a Kevin Durant outburst to score a 114-109 victory over the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Durant's 30 points i Read Full Story >>>
NBA -- Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks
By Mariano Cueva, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Dec 2014
CLEVELAND -- The Boston Celtics pulled a blockbuster trade on Thursday night and sent point guard Rajon Rondo off to the Dallas Mavericks.
The Mavericks also acquired Dwight Powell, Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson and Read Full Story >>>
Five fights that need to happen in 2015
By Darren Plant, Sports Mole, 19 Dec 2014
Too often in boxing, fights that are craved by fans of the sport often get left unmade as politics and television deals continue to have too much of an influence on men who just want to prove themselves to be the best.
However, over the past 12 months, progress has been made away from the ring an Read Full Story >>>
De La Hoya: PPV Decline Due To No Mayweather-Pacquiao
By Rick Reeno, BoxingScene.com, 19 Dec 2014
Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya believes the pay-per-view audience is shrinking, because the two biggest names in the sport have been unable to reach an agreement to face each other in the ring - and fans are gradually displaying their frustrations by declining to purchases pay-per- Read Full Story >>>
ALA-COBRA: LABORDO STOPS TOYCO IN ILO-ILO
PhilBoxing.com, 19 Dec 2014
Juren ‘Turbo’ Labordo beat Jaymart Toyco by seventh round TKO in the main event of the 7th ALA-Cobra “Tunay Na Lakas” Boxing card held Thursday in Katilingban Gym, Molo, Iloilo.
Labordo managed to turn the tables in their grudge rematch. Last year, Toyco won by TKO, also in the seventh round, in Read Full Story >>>
Robert Garcia Says Marcos Maidana Wants to Fight Manny Pacquiao
By Mario Mungia, Tha Boxing Voice, 19 Dec 2014
Thaboxingvoice.com caught up with trainer Robert Garcia. Garcia trains so many top fighters, the kind fans want to see as many times as possible, and he is going to undoubtedly have another big year in 2015.
One fighter that many are interested in is Marcos “Chino” Maidana, who is coming off of h Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- Everybody Was Peeing ... So I Peed Too!
TMZ.com, 19 Dec 2014
Floyd Mayweather Jr. only made his run to the restroom after other people in his crew did ... and Floyd believes he only got singled out because he is Floyd Mayweather Jr.
As TMZ first reported, Floyd got into it with a woman -- to the point where she called police -- after she tried to stop him Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather is scared of me
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 19 Dec 2014
Amir Khan on Thursday rejected claims by Floyd Mayweather that he was “not a big enough name” and said it was proof that the undefeated American was running scared of fighting him next May.
Khan has pursued a fight with Mayweather, and his No 1 pound-for-pound status, for over a year, and Read Full Story >>>
Mauricio Herrera: “I guess the judges don’t score body shots, but we were taking Benavidez to school”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 19 Dec 2014
(Transcribed by Michael Readman) One of the biggest issues that has plagued the sport of boxing has been bad judging. Mauricio Herrera, one of the top junior welterweights in the world, has found himself on the wrong end of bad scorecards on a few occasions now and it has stopped him from reaching h Read Full Story >>>
Worship marks Pacquiao birthday
By Joseph Jubelag, Tempo, 19 Dec 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY- Praise and worship marked the 36th birthday celebration of Filipino boxing idol and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday here.
There was no fanfare like a usual party but the more than 2, 000 people who attended the event instead listened to Christian preachers and song Read Full Story >>>
DENVER CUELLO TO FIGHT CARLOS ORTEGA IN TITLE ELIMINATOR
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Dec 2014
Devastating southpaw puncher Denver Cuello will fight Carlos “Little Spider” Ortega of Panama in a WBC minimum weight Silver title bout which will also serve as a title eliminator for the WBC belt currently held by Wanheng Menayoth Read Full Story >>>