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The Past Week in Action 5 July 2020
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Jul 2020

Pedraza (R) connects at LesPierre. Highlights: -Two-division champion Jose Pedraza returns to action and outpoints Mikkel LesPierre –Alex Saucedo continues to rebuild with win over Sonny Frederickson -
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MATCHROOM FIGHT CAMP LAUNCHES ON AUGUST 1
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Jul 2020
Eddie Hearn and Matchroom are delighted to announce the full schedule for Fight Camp – an unrivalled summer of elite boxing based at the Matchroom HQ in Brentwood, Essex with the first three weeks shown live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US – and the final week shown live on Sky Sports  Read Full Story >>>

From Manny Pacquiao to Shirley Temple: Seven celebrities who swapped the entertainment industry for politics
By Rea Frey, The National, Mon, 06 Jul 2020
Kanye West apparently plans to run for president of the US this year. The rapper made the announcement on Twitter on Saturday, July 4, writing: “We must now realise the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United Stat  Read Full Story >>>

Ronny Ríos: "I Want Brandon Figueroa Asap"
By Hesiquio Balderas, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Ronny Rios. Ronny Rios keeps working hard despite the difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It seems like the Californian boxer wants to fight soon, very soon. "I've been training hard, very hard and sometimes
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Ivan Travis Cu wins 26th BCA Kiddies U-12 online chess tournament
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Jul 2020
Manila---Ivan Travis Cu, 11, an incoming grade six pupil at Xavier School, San Juan City, ruled the 26th Brainy Chess Academy (BCA) Kiddies Under 12 Chess Arena nationwide online chess tournament via lichess.org on Saturday, July 4, 2020. Cu finished with 36 points in 13 games for a win rate of   Read Full Story >>>

EXCLUSIVE: Deontay Wilder NOT pulling out, Tyson Fury trilogy is ON!
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 05 Jul 2020
World Boxing News gained a response from Shelly Finkel on Sunday as rumors swirled about Deontay Wilder potentially pulling out of a fight with Tyson Fury. A report stating Fury could face Dillian Whyte in 2020 if Wilder decides against stepping up for the trilogy has been completely dismissed by  Read Full Story >>>

Olympic Boxing Final World Qualifier Quandaries
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

The hope of the Philippines to advance more boxers in the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympics through the final world qualifier tournament, originally set last May in Paris, France but suspended and yet to be decided o
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Dragon Fire Boxing's Jeanine Brown receives WBC Humanity Award for services during COVID-19 crisis
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Western Australian Jeanine Brown answered the call of duty during the COVID-19 crisis, as the 1-0 professional fighter, who is guided by Tony Tolj's Dragon Fire Boxing selflessly volunteered her services to the cause, as she enli
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STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART LVI: PEDRO TADURAN WINS FIRST WORLD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN TWO FILIPINOS IN THE PHILIPPINES IN 94 YEARS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Pedro General Taduran Jr. was born on October 29, 1996 in Libon, Albay. Nicknamed "Kid Pedro Heneral", he is a southpaw fighter. Taduran had an impressive professional debut beating Nathaniel Marasigan by 1st round TKO
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Fourth of July and the Philippine-American Friendship Day, 2020
By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

The Founding Fathers of the United States of America and Francis Scott Key, the composer of Star-Spangled Banner, would have enjoyed meeting Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao. They were men of valor and integrity just like t
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Marc Voltaire Paraguya breaks 2000 barrier, earns AGM title
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Jul 2020
Manila---MARC VOLTAIRE PARAGUYA, one of the chess instructors of famous Rising Phoenix Chess Improvement Association and Estavillo Chess Academy had something to cheer and happy at the start of this month of July after he finally earned the coveted Arena Grandmaster (AGM) title. This after Cavite  Read Full Story >>>

Why wasn’t Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao a two-weight title bout?
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 05 Jul 2020
At the time Floyd Mayweather finally fought career rival Manny Pacquiao the former pound for pound number was king in two weight divisions. Therefore, why didn’t the ‘Money’ man put both division title belts on the line against the ‘Pacman?’ WBN decided to look at what happened aroun  Read Full Story >>>

July 5, 1986: Dodie Boy Peñalosa vs Hilario Zapata, First World Title Fight in PH Post EDSA
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020

Dodie Boy Peñalosa (L) with son Dodie Boy Jr. July 5, 1986, exactly thirty four years ago marked the return of world championship boxing in the Philippines when Diosdado Jumaran Peñalosa, Jr. simply known as Dodie Boy, cha
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NM Francis Jocson wins PGCCR online chess tourney
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020
NATIONAL MASTER (NM) Francis Jocson ruled via tiebreak the Panay-Guimaras Cyber Chess Realm (PGCCR) Online blitz chess tournament on Friday, July 3, 2020 at the lichess.org. The 46 years old Jocson, a Senior Project Planning and Development Officer at Metro Roxas Water District, tallied 12 points  Read Full Story >>>

Jose Ramirez: Mikey Garcia hits harder than Manny Pacquiao
By JJ Wrighter , NowBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020
Undefeated unified WBC/WBO light welterweight champion Jose Ramirez is busy training during the Covid-19 pandemic preparing for a possible fight with former champion Viktor Postol. Ramirez, 27, also fought for the US Olympic team and trained under Freddie Roach who is best known for his relations  Read Full Story >>>

Mitra seeks clarity on boxing restart
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020

There appears to be some confusion on whether boxing was approved among the contact sports to restart by the IATF during a zoom meeting last Thursday. GAB chairman Baham Mitra said yesterday although boxing wasn’t included
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MARTINEZ MEETS ARROYO AS MATCHROOM BOXING USA RETURNS IN TULSA
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020

Mexican star defends World crown on Aug 15 – Brækhus and McCaskill clash – Castro makes pro debut Julio Cesar Martinez will defend his WBC World Flyweight title against #1 ranked McWilliams Arroyo as Eddie Hear
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Sullivan Barrera wants to fight the best, willing to move down to 168 for Canelo
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020

As the calendar gets closer to September 12th, super middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez still doesn't have an opponent locked in. Reports have surfaced of various high profile super middleweight champions an
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Miguel Marriaga returns July 16 on ESPN
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020

Miami Fla: World ranked featherweight contender Miguel "The Scorpion" Marriaga (29-3 26 KO's) of Arjona, Colombia will return to the ESPN platform on Thursday July 16th live from the MGM Conference Center Bubble. Marriaga is co
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MACEDONIAN TEEN PRODIGY TRAJCHE ILIOSKI SIGNS MANAGERIAL PACT WITH TONY TOLJ’S DRAGON FIRE BOXING.
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020

The Man Known as “The Macedonian Machine” Trajche Ilioski will be making his pro debut at 18 years of age and look to quickly make a name for himself in the glamorous Welterweight division under the guidance of manager Tony Tolj.
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GM Joey Antonio rules Julio Trunio Jr. Chess Cup
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Jul 2020
Manila---Grandmaster (GM) Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. defeated Stephen Manzanero then halved the point with Eduard Sumergido in the 15th and final round to rule the 4th Baby Uno Online Chess Tournament dubbed as Seaman Chief Engineer Julio Trunio Jr. Chess Cup on online application lichess.org Thurs  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao in the middle
By Ed C. Tolentino, The Manila Times, Sat, 04 Jul 2020
It’s like being placed between a rock and a hard place or, in the case of ring icon Manny ‘Pac Man’ Pacquiao, between “El Terrible” and “Dinamita.” In the course of his illustrious career, Pacquiao also earned the nickname “Mexicutioner” because of the number of great Mexican fi  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather states his case for being The Best Boxer of All-Time
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sat, 04 Jul 2020
Floyd Mayweather has outlined why he believes his 50-0 record stands up to anyone’s, possibly even trumps any fighter in the history of the sport. Mayweather was speaking after scouting through rankings list to see his name wasn’t mentioned at the top of most. ‘Money’ clearly sees his   Read Full Story >>>

Reymond Yanong To Fight On Top Rank’s July Card
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2020

Reymond Yanong. For all intents and purposes, boxing has been dead for almost three months until Top Rank Promotions thought of a innovative way to resurrect it albeit without the usual beer-driven delirious fans
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OK, Jose! Pedraza Dominates Mikkel LesPierre
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2020

LAS VEGAS (July 2, 2020) — Former two-weight world champion Jose Pedraza's quest for a title in a third weight class is alive and well. Pedraza, from Cidra, Puerto Rico, toppled Mikkel LesPierre via unanimous decision
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BERNALDEZ BOWS TO BELL
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2020

Mark Bernaldez failed to duplicate Magic Mike Plania's victory as he bowed to undefeated American 'Prince' Albert Bell by a shutout unanimous decision Thursday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Top Rank's 'Live Boxing
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Legendary boxing champion Roberto Duran discharged from hospital after testing positive for COVID-19
By Shanna McCarriston , CBS Sports, Fri, 03 Jul 2020
On Thursday, WBA Boxing reposted a video announcing that boxing legend Roberto Duran was discharged from the hospital and will continue his COVID-19 recovery at home. He is reportedly recuperating with his family and is in better health. A video of the 69-year-old was posted on Twitter and Insta  Read Full Story >>>

Worst boxing predictions, picks: Oscar De La Hoya, Shane Mosley make the list after losses to Manny Pacquiao
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, Fri, 03 Jul 2020
Becoming an expert in your given trade doesn't happen because of perfection, as one will quickly find out in handicapping the sport of boxing. Given the unpredictability of the sweet science, where a fight can end at any time with one punch, upsets can spoil anyone's best-laid plans (or picks, for t  Read Full Story >>>

Amir Khan chances of beating Manny Pacquiao dismissed by Wild Carder
World Boxing News, Fri, 03 Jul 2020
The origins of the recent Manny Pacquiao vs Amir Khan knockout story came directly from the history pages of the Wild Card Gym in California. Dean Byrne, a former member of the Freddie Roach stable back in the day, kicked off the rumor Khan later denied. One thing Byrne had stated at the same   Read Full Story >>>

Talkin' Mike Quarry: The guy could fight
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2020
Recently, former welterweight contender, Randy Shields, and I were talking about the Quarry brothers, Mike and Jerry, a former heavyweight contender. Shields knew both. He sparred with Mike Quarry. Most remember Mike as Jerry’s little brother. Or, when he was brutally knocked out by light   Read Full Story >>>

BERNALDEZ AIMS TO DUPLICATE PLANIA'S FEAT TOMORROW IN LAS VEGAS
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Bernaldez. Filipino prospect Mark Bernaldez (W20 KO14 L3) made easy work on the scales as he tipped in at 132 pounds while undefeated American foe Albert Bell (W16 KO5 L0 D0) weighed a pound heavier at 133 poun
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Crocodile Campos cracks World Flyweight rankings
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020

The 23 year old prodigy Andres "Crocodile" Campos, 9-0 fresh off a Las Vegas training Camp with Australia's Moloney Twins has earned the number 12 position in the World Boxing Organisation's Flyweight ratings. The undefeate
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Faedonia wins Online Blitz Tournament
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020
Manila---PH chess wizard Jasper Concepcion Faeldonia wins the 1st Bonna Babes Sam Online Blitz Tournament on Wednesday, July 1,2020 at the lichess.org. The incoming grade 10 student of Arellano University under the watchful eye of coach National Master (NM) Rudy Ibanez won his last 6 games to rul  Read Full Story >>>

KO artist Magsayo lands in LA
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Thu, 02 Jul 2020
Hot prospect Mark ‘Magnific’ Magsayo took a giant leap towards securing a fight in the US to join a growing list of Filipino fighters being signed up to sustain the sports’ resurrection during the coronavirus era. Accompanied by wife Frances, the undefeated featherweight flew out of Manila on  Read Full Story >>>

Casimero Should Stay in the US As Inoue Could Fly in Anytime
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Johnriel Casimero should continue to stay in the US and wait for the arrival of Naoya Inoue to firm up their still to be rescheduled world bantamweight title unification under Bob Arum's Top Rank Promotion. With Japan resumi
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STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART LV: JERWIN ANCAJAS, THE LONGEST REIGNING CURRENT WORLD SUPER FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Jerwin Ancajas was born on New Year's Day January 1, 1992 in Panabo City in Davao del Norte. He was introduced to boxing in the second grade by his brother Jesar. Jerwin won many national championships, including the
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Gesta gets chance to break win drought in top event
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 02 Jul 2020
US-based Cebuano Mercito Gesta sees action in Southern California in Golden Boy Promotions’ first boxing show since the resurgence of boxing following a lull due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Gesta, a native of Mandaue City, locks horns with unbeaten 23-year-old prospect Hector Tanajara in a 10-rou  Read Full Story >>>

Weigh-In Results: Jose Pedraza vs. Mikkel LesPierre
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Live boxing is back! Don't miss Pedraza vs. LesPierre TOMORROW at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT live on ESPN & ESPN Deportes from the MGM Grand Conference Center - Grand Ballroom (Las Vegas) (ESPN & ESPN Deportes,
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Jose Zepeda-Kendo Castaneda & Carlos Takam-Jerry Forrest Headline Week 5 Shows Inside MGM Grand “Bubble”
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Both shows to air live on ESPN & ESPN Deportes beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT LAS VEGAS (July 1, 2020) — A southpaw stylist weighing 140 pounds and a 250-plus-pound heavyweight will enter “The Bubble” spotlig
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Split-T Management's Isiah Jones Defeats Previously Undefeated Donte Stubbs
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020

NEW YORK (July 1, 2020) - Split-T Management's Isiah Jones scored a six-round majority decision over previously undefeated Donte Stubbs in a middleweight bout at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Jones of Detroit was fighting fo
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Mayweather Fumes Over Being Ranked Below Pacquiao
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Thu, 02 Jul 2020
Recently, a poll came out on a site called Give Me Sport and it touched off a wave of debate among boxing fans. The goal was to rank the top 30 welterweights of all time. The site tasked the fan-driven site “Ranker” to come up with the rankings and the results were somewhat baffling to hardco  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather points to Manny Pacquiao KO loss in ratings argument
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Thu, 02 Jul 2020
Floyd Mayweather used a spectacular knockout loss inflicted on rival Manny Pacquiao when arguing his case regarding his all-time place in boxing. Covering the fact he wasn’t considered as the best welterweight of all time, an honor that went to Sugar Ray Leonard, Mayweather aired his views.   Read Full Story >>>

Looking back: Robin Blake
By Bill Tibbs, MaxBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Jul 2020
He never scored the world title win that many predicted for him as the red-hot Texas tornado that was tearing through the lightweight division in the 1980’s. However, he did challenge for one and left the game with an impressive resume that saw him battle, and beat, some of the best of his time in  Read Full Story >>>

Donaire title bid awaits go-signal
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2020

Donaire (R), Oubaali (C) Roy Jones (L). There won’t be an interim fight for Nonito Donaire, Jr. even as it’s still uncertain when he’ll tangle with WBC bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali of France but Rings
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MATCHROOM MULTI SPORT BECOMES LATEST SUBSIDIARY OF MATCHROOM SPORT
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2020
Matchroom Multi Sport Ltd has today become a limited company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Matchroom Sport Ltd. Matchroom Multi Sport was previously a department of Matchroom Sport Ltd, but has now become its latest wholly owned subsidiary, as a separate trading limited company. Emily Frazer will  Read Full Story >>>

Ochoa wins Delarmente online chess tourney
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2020
Manila---Former World Youth Championship campaigner Karl Victor Ochoa of Bulacan won the Honorable Counselor Dra. Doray Delarmente online chess tournament on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the lichess.org. Ochoa, Karl Ochoa on Lichess, finished with 62 points in 26 games for a win rate of 77 percent a  Read Full Story >>>

Another Pinoy boxer tries luck in Vegas
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Wed, 01 Jul 2020
Filipino fighter Mark Bernaldez tries to turn up the heat on Friday when he meets unbeaten American stylist Albert Bell in an eight-round lightweight match at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It’s going to be another closed-to-the-public show being staged by Bob Arum’s Top Rank Inc., making Bernal  Read Full Story >>>

Alex the Great: Saucedo Defeats Sonny Fredrickson by Decision
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2020

LAS VEGAS (June 30, 2020) — The fighting pride of Oklahoma City put forth a clinic in Las Vegas. Junior welterweight contender Alex Saucedo, fighting for the second time since falling short in a world title bid, bes
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Langcay rules Sokor chess championship
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2020
Manila---Filipino Waldimar Langcay ruled via tiebreak the Philippine E-9 international chess tournament (over the board) at the JB Bank Suwon Foreigner Banking Center in South Korea on Saturday, June 28, 2020. Langcay, tied for first-second places with countryman Jun Jun Jabay 4.5 points apiece i  Read Full Story >>>

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III build-up explodes with bombshell response
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Wed, 01 Jul 2020
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are set for an explosive trilogy meeting if the recent trading of barbs from their respective teams is anything to go by. On the back of Team Wilder, through Deontay’s brother Marsellos, making bombshell accusations of foul play, Fury took to social media to show h  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing: Tyson Fury slams ‘bulls***’ claims from Deontay Wilder’s camp he cheated in rematch
By Anthony Chapman, news.com.au, Wed, 01 Jul 2020
Tyson Fury has dismissed claims that he hid a blunt object in his gloves against Deontay Wilder as “bulls***”. British superstar Fury dominated Wilder in their Las Vegas rematch four months ago, KO’ing the American in the seventh round to win back his WBC title. A trilogy fight is on the  Read Full Story >>>

No Miami date for Gaballo
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2020

Gaballo. The boxing schedule is filling up for July and at least 14 countries are staging shows with eight states in the US joining the action. Las Vegas has five dates in the calendar, all at the MGM Grand Garden Conf
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Crawford and Spence should stay far away from Manny Pacquiao
By Freddy Fresco, NowBoxing.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2020
I’m going to be blunt and cut straight to the point. I don’t want undefeated welterweight champions Terence “Bud” Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. fighting Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao anytime soon. The reason I don’t want them to face the 41-year-old WBA welterweight champion is because I  Read Full Story >>>

Asian Boxing Outlook: Imperatives in Post Covid Lockdown
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2020

Many Asian countries have begun to ease restrictions to revive their battered economies and start the transition to the new normal at the heels of a near global lockdown on account of the still ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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GOLDEN BOY, DAZN AND FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO TO HOST CALIFORNIA’S BIG BOXING RETURN!
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2020

GOLDEN BOY, DAZN AND FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO TO HOST CALIFORNIA’S BIG BOXING RETURN! KNOCKOUT KING VERGIL ORTIZ JR. TO HEADLINE AGAINST SAMUEL VARGAS IN MAIN EVENT INDIO, CALIF. (June 29, 2020) – Golden Boy, D
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Former Champ Ernesto “Ñato” Marcel Passes Away
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2020

Former WBA Featherweight World Champion Ernesto “Ñato” Marcel of Panama passed away today at age 72, his death was not related to covid-19. “Ñato” Marcel was a champion in the 70’s, the 6th world champion born in Panama.
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Weigh-In Results: Alex Saucedo vs. Sonny Fredrickson
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2020

Live boxing is back! Don't miss Saucedo vs. Fredrickson TOMORROW at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT live on ESPN & ESPN Deportes from the MGM Grand Conference Center - Grand Ballroom (Las Vegas) (ESPN & ESPN Deportes,
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Kermit Cintron to Sergio Martinez: "We Have Unfinished Business"
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2020

Reading, PA (June 29, 2020)--.Former Two-time world welterweight champion Kermit Cintron (39-6, 30 KOs) would like to let former world middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, that if he were to comeback, it should be against him.
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Heavyweight Jeremiah Milton Sparring Guido Vianello in Anticipation of Pro Debut in August
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2020
br> LAS VEGAS, NV (June 29, 2020) – Heavyweight Jeremiah Milton, who recently made the move from his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma to Las Vegas, has been sparring undefeated 2016 Italian Olympian, Guido Vianello (7-0, 7 KOs), in p  Read Full Story >>>

Does Terence Crawford Deserve Pacquiao, Spence, etc.?
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Tue, 30 Jun 2020
WBO welterweight champ Terence Crawford has been beating the drums for a main stage blockbuster welterweight showdown since before he was actually competing at welterweight. And now that he’s two years and three defenses into a world title reign, that drum-beating hasn’t stopped. “I wanna f  Read Full Story >>>

FOX opting out of golf coverage bad news for PBC?
By T J Rives, Big Fight Weekend, Tue, 30 Jun 2020
With the Sunday night stunning announcement U.S. sports TV news that FOX Sports has opted out of its lucrative, prestigious deal to cover the United States Golf Open, the question becomes: is this part of a larger plan by the TV giant to dump other programming including, potentially, their boxing de  Read Full Story >>>

Eddie Hearn compared to Donald Trump by second US promoter in drama
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Tue, 30 Jun 2020
Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn has been compared to President Donald Trump yet again as drama erupted with US promoter and Hall of Famer Lou DiBella. As the pair bickered of conditions for a potential clash between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano, DiBella echoed Bob Arum’s sentiments in using the t  Read Full Story >>>

PLANIA BACK IN THE PHILIPPINES ON JULY 3
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 29 Jun 2020

Filipino world ranked super bantamweight prospect “Magic” Mike Plania now (W24 KO12 L1) is set to come home on July 3 after his masterful beating of Joshua Greer Jr. His plane ticket has been booked and he will undergo all
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Deontay Wilder ‘head injury was not caused by glove or fist’, claims brother
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Deontay Wilder has a dent in his head that could not have been caused by a glove, according to his brother and cruiserweight fighter Marsellos. Firstly, in an Instagram post from Marsellos’ account, @wilderworld2 made serious and bizarre accusations against Tyson Fury in a recent story. In i  Read Full Story >>>

Crawford: 'Mean Machine,' Jeff Horn, Benavidez Would've Given PBC Welterweights Hell
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Terence Crawford can’t understand why his critics are so quick to pick apart his resume at welterweight. Crawford consistently encounters criticism because he hasn’t fought any of the top 147-pound fighters affiliated with Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions, most notably Errol Spence Jr.   Read Full Story >>>

The 30 greatest welterweight boxers of all time have been ranked (10-1)
By Jack Douglas, GIVEMESPORT, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
10. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Despite a professional record reading 50 fights and 50 wins, and ESPN, BoxRec and The Ring ranking 'Money' as the greatest ever pound-for-pound boxer, Mayweather somehow is voted in at number 10 on this fans poll. Don't worry, we are as shocked as you are! 9. Oscar De L  Read Full Story >>>

The 30 greatest welterweight boxers of all time have been ranked (20-11)
By Jack Douglas, GIVEMESPORT, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
20. Miguel Cotto The American-born Puerto Rican Junito won 41 of his 47 fights, notably losing to Canelo, Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. 19. Juan Manuel Márquez Winning nine world championships in an illustrious 20-year career, BoxRec ranks him as Mexico's best ever pound-for-pound fighter.   Read Full Story >>>

The 30 greatest welterweight boxers of all time have been ranked (30-21)
By Jack Douglas, GIVEMESPORT, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has hit out at a welterweight all-time rankings that saw Sugar Ray Leonard punch above 'Money' to take the number one spot. The 50-0 fighter told YouTube channel FightHype that a friend had sent him a list of the best welterweights to ever grace the ring. “Th  Read Full Story >>>

Should De La Hoya, Tyson and Holyfield be old enough to know better?
By Lewis Watson, Bad Left Hook, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
“Freddie, you are right. I don’t have it anymore,” Oscar De La Hoya conceded to Freddie Roach inside the ring twelve years ago. Moments before, “The Dream Match” between the “Golden Boy” and Manny Pacquiao had turned into an excruciating nightmare for the favoured, bigger man. The w  Read Full Story >>>

George Kambosos Jr., the Australian lightweight closing in on boxing stardom
By Sam Bruce, ESPN.com, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
George Kambosos Jr. can still taste the cigarette smoke swirling around the air of the Croatian Club in Punchbowl, Sydney, Australia. The music of the poker machines and smell of the bistro on fight night are also ever-present, though a long way from where he finds himself today. Kambosos is b  Read Full Story >>>

The Past Week in Action 28 June 2020
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 29 Jun 2020

Berchelt (R) against Valenzuela. Highlights: -Miguel Berchelt returns with a stoppage over Eleazar Valenzuela in anon-title fight -Joshua Franco wins the secondary WBA title at super fly with graphite-thi
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ALL-STAR CAST OF RENOWNED TRAINERS SET TO APPEAR ON PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS THIS WEEK
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 29 Jun 2020

Hear from Ronnie Shields, Joe Goossen, Robert Garcia, Derrick James and Herman Caicedo as they tell you how top trainers have handled social distancing.* LAS VEGAS (June 26, 2020) – Premier Boxing Champions will
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The loss that cost Paul Spadafora 93-0-1 Floyd Mayweather Pay-Per-View
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Floyd Mayweather was linked to fighting Paul Spadafora almost his entire career as the pair turned professional within a year of each other at the same weight. Racing to world titles in the late 1990s, it was Mayweather who got the fast-track to a world title within twenty-four months of entering  Read Full Story >>>

In search of Joe Louis and the last Tuskegee Airman:Which way did they go, George?
MaxBoxing.com, Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Eamo Clyne and I stood there in avid anticipation of being able to look through the Joe Louis ephemera in the heart of the museum’s archive room. When Eamo gets onto a notion, he’s like a heat seeking missile until he makes contact. He reminds me of famous cartoon movie reporter, Jimmy Olsen of   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao's dog Pacman killed after being run over by car
By Matthew Cooper, Daily Star (UK), Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Manny Pacquiao 's pet dog died on Friday after it was accidentally run over in General Santos City. Pacman, a Jack Russell terrier, was often seen running alongside the boxing superstar while he was training for his fights and was viewed by Pacquiao as his 'bunso' (youngest child). According t  Read Full Story >>>


   

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phillyboxing: Ramirez decisions Gonzales in rematch, 8:39 am, 07-03-20

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phillyboxing: VIDEO: Interview with Heavyweight Jerry Forrest, 10:43 am, 07-02-20

phillyboxing: AUDIO: Interview with undefeated Lightweight Eric Puente, 10:31 am, 07-02-20

phillyboxing: VIDEO: Pedraza vs LesPierre: Weigh-In & Faceoffs, 8:40 am, 07-02-20

phillyboxing: Weigh-In Results: Jose Pedraza vs. Mikkel LesPierre, 8:37 am, 07-02-20

phillyboxing: Jose Zepeda-Kendo Castaneda & Carlos Takam-Jerry Forrest, 4:21 am, 07-02-20

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